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Jharkhand govt to join go-vegetarian campaign for animal rights

By Sanjoy Dey, Hindustan Times, Ranchi | October 4, 2015 A non-government organisation and the state animal husbandry department will launch a campaign in Jharkhand on Sunday to protect animal rights and appeal people to turn vegetarian. Helping Organisation for People, Environment (HOPE) & Animal Trust in association with the department will organise a rally as part of the World Animal Day (WAD), which will be observed for the first time in Jharkhand and Bihar. More than 200 people, …

For vegetarians and vegans, it’s a new world of appealing options – LA Times

By Mary MacVean | August 22, 2015 In his new book, environmental journalist Joel K. Bourne Jr. argues that poverty is only partly to blame for hunger. Prosperity also plays a role: When people have more money, they tend to eat more meat and dairy foods. And that, he says, will increase the severity of the problem. “More than two-thirds of the world’s agricultural land is already used to grow feed for livestock, [and] world meat consumption is on track to double by 2020,” …

What Meat Eaters Get Wrong About Vegetarians | TIME

By David Wolpe | July 6, 2015 We’re not all self-righteous I was 20 years old and working on a political campaign when I first visited a slaughterhouse. There I saw dead chickens swinging like pale acrobats on a conveyor belt suspended over a vat, and I met a man who called himself, with only a hint of irony, a “goop scooper.” I walked out with the vague idea that I might become a vegetarian one day. Years later, I stopped eating meat and chicken. On rare occasions, I still have fish, …

I’m going vegetarian 3 times a week – Jamie – IOL Lifestyle

… be learning from them and focusing on enjoying more plant-based delights. I personally try to eat vegetarian two to three times a week. “It will save you a load of money and it challenges you to be more creative but it’s been an absolute joy.” Oliver, who turns 40 next week, wrote about the topic during a discussion on parenting website Mumsnet. He is promoting his upcoming Food Revolution Day, which is part of a global campaign to put compulsory food education on the school curriculum. …

Other views: Know how that chicken got to your table?

… with a mixture of gases. Improvements in the lives of egg-laying hens show how much difference the public can make. After a campaign by the Humane Society of the U.S. in 2008, California voters passed an initiative, which went into effect this January, requiring hens be raised in environments where they can move about freely. Animal advocates and farmers are still fighting over precisely what is required, but the hens are already better off. Michigan, Oregon, Ohio and Washington followed with …

5 habits of vegetarians you should steal | Fox News

By Cynthia Sass, MPH, RD. Published March 24 2015 More and more of my clients consider themselves to be “part-time” vegetarians. While they may not want to give up meat altogether, they enjoy plenty of meatless meals or take part in ongoing movements, like Meatless Mondays. Today is another formal campaign focused on leaving meat off your plate: It’s the Great American Meat-Out, and getting on board can be a great opportunity to improve your health. Even semi-vegetarians weigh less, and …

Toronto Vegetarian Food Bank Adds A Kinder Option For People In Need

… “It’s not more expensive to buy vegetarian food and have vegetarian options, and there aren’t any, really, so we’re just trying to fill that void,” he says. Based out of the Yonge Street Mission in the city’s downtown area, the once-a-month pop-up sprung up out of the Ontario Vegetarian Food Bank, which closed in 2013 after its founder died. An Indiegogo campaign to fund the new food bank raised over $10,000, and some local businesses ran fundraisers to chip in. The money …

No meat? No problem: Vegetarian recipes the whole family will love | Things to do in Tampa Bay | Tampa Bay Times

… that eating red meat every other day, instead of daily, can substantially reduce heart disease risk. But it’s not just health. The Meatless Monday campaign says it saves money, both in doctor bills by reducing health risks, and because meals built around vegetables, beans and grains tend to be less expensive. As for the environment, the water and fossil fuel needs of livestock are much greater than those of vegetables and grains. One fewer burger a week for a year would be the equivalent …

Japanese vegetarians campaign for Tokyo’s 50,000 restaurants to offer meat free dishes – News – Food and Drink – The Independent

… macrobiotic trend started not long after Madonna appeared on the Japanese show Smap Smap in 2006 hailing her macrobiotic diet, according to the owner of one restaurant. via Japanese vegetarians campaign for Tokyo’s 50,000 restaurants to offer meat free dishes – News – Food and Drink – The Independent. …

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