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Meatless Monday Economics Info Session

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It is Monday, a good time to revisit the “meatless” movement, the one where you take one small step at a time to a better diet. Thanks to Bibi van der Zee and colleagues at the Guardian for arranging this guide to all the good reasons to reduce or eliminate meat from the diet:

What is the true cost of eating meat?

As concerns over the huge impact on the environment, human health and animal welfare grow, what future is there for the meat industry

What are the economics of meat?

5616 (2) Cattle in the Brazilian Amazon. Photograph: Rodrigo Baleia

Food and farming is one of the biggest economic sectors in the world. We are no longer in the 14th century, when as much as 76% of the population worked in agriculture – but farming still employs more than 26% of all workers globally. And that does not include the…

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Do you support expanding Sunday hunting in Pennsylvania? [vote]

Committee to Abolish Sport Hunting Blog

Pennsylvania’s firearms deer season opens Monday and runs through Dec. 13. Opening day is a tradition revered by many.

P.J. Reilly

“It’s time, Pennsylvania.”

That’s the mantra of a revived, grassroots organization that’s aimed at making Sunday like any other day of the week for hunting.

“In Pennsylvania, we are surrounded by states that offer more Sunday hunting than we do,” said Harold Daub, one of the new leaders of the group Hunters United for Sunday Hunting (HUSH). “It’s time we get in the game of seven-day wildlife management.”

HUSH is seeking to end Pennsylvania’s general ban on Sunday hunting by pushing for legislation that would take governance of Sunday hunting out of the hands of state lawmakers, and give it to the Pennsylvania Game Commission – the agency charged with managing hunting and the state’s wildlife.

Do you support expanding Sunday hunting in PA?

YES
NO

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Plant-Based ‘Meat’ and ‘Fish’ May Be the Future. But How Do They Taste?

Exposing the Big Game

Starting today, White Castle will serve the vegan Impossible Burger in 140 locations. Cookbook author Alison Roman tried it out, along with ‘shrimp’ made from fungi, ‘salmon’ made from algae and more

 https://www.wsj.com/articles/plant-based-meat-and-fish-may-be-the-future-but-how-do-they-taste-1523527260

When I was in high school, I made the bold and noble choice to become a vegetarian for the rest of my life (or as it happened, about three years). I loved vegetables, so a meatless diet wasn’t that daunting, with one unfortunate exception: the tacos at Jack in the Box.

Around this time, I caught wind of a rumor that the meat in those tacos was being cut—and possibly even replaced by vegetable protein. Imagine my teenage delight upon learning that my guilty pleasures were basically vegetarian.

Spoiler alert: They were not.

But that rumor was partially true: For years, Jack in the Box has added vegetable protein to its famous tacos…

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2018 Conscious Eating Conference Videos

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Source United Poultry Concerns (UPC)

UPC’s 7th Annual Conscious Eating Conference Saturday, March 10th, in Berkeley, California, was a huge success! We had an incredibly high caliber of speakers this year who gave insightful and in-depth presentations on important animal rights issues. Enjoy the videos and be sure to join us next year! We thank everyone who attended our conference this year, and we thank our speakers for providing so much nourishing food for thought and action!

All videos in one; presenters include the following:

Justin Van Kleeck, PhD
Animal Farming and the Roots of Speciesism

Adam Karp
Veganic Lawyering, Carnivore-Keeping, and Natalist Ruminations

Karen Davis, PhD
Don’t Just Switch From Beef to Chicken

John Sanbonmatsu, PhD
Lady Macbeth at the Rotisserie: ‘Femivores,’ Violence, and the New Maternalism in Animal Agriculture

Hope Bohanec
Sentience in the Sea

Clifton Roberts
The Humane Party – Animals, Politics, and the Future

Panel…

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Vegan Ambrosia Salad

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Ambrosia. Image by Foodista. Ambrosia salad. Image by Foodista.

Hey it’s Patsy, your friendly veganizer and horse lover.

We love ambrosia salad and wondered if you could veganize it. You can pretty much veganize anything but some things are easier than others.

What Vivian personally loves about this recipe is that it has Dandies marshmallows in it. Dandies marshmallows are vegan and you can get them at Amazon in all sizes.

With a quick search I found a veganized recipe for ambrosia salad already done for us by Veg Girl RD. With Dandies no less.

That was easy!

Dandies Vegan Marshmallows. Amazon image. Dandies Vegan Marshmallows. Amazon image. Click to shop.

Vegan Ambrosia Salad

Ingredients

• 1 cup red or green seedless grapes
• 1 cup mandarin orange segments (from 3 to 4 fresh mandarin, satsuma or clementine oranges, peeled and segmented; or one 15-oz. can of mandarin oranges, drained)
• 1 cup canned red tart cherries in water, drained

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Phil Brown sociopathic serial killer

The Monsters Among Us

5737 Meadeville Rd Gap PA 17527-9304 Phone: (717) 768-3673

This guy needs to be skinned and exported to China
Phil Brown of Gap, PA is a horrible monster exporting all the murdered foxes and sent them to China and Europe. He was paid $25 for each murdered fox.
– 1202 fox caught in 90 days
– 1200 caught in 89 days
– 9247 traps check in 90 days
– 13 fox average a day for 90 days

And if Paul Browns hatred of animals wasn’t clear by all the foxes he murdered, his other business is killing other wildlife which he refers to as pests.

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Ducks are NOT Easter Toys! Do Not Buy, Sell,  or Release These Birds into “the Wild”!  

Exposing the Big Game

from: United Poultry Concerns <http://www.UPC-online.org>
23 March 2018

Dear Friends,

Each year, parents and others buy ducklings, baby chicks and rabbits on
impulse
for Easter. Most of these animals are discarded once the charm of “oh, how
cute”
wears off. Most people have no idea how to care for them, and few if any
buyers
spend money on veterinary care. Millions of Easter ducklings, chicks and
rabbits
are dumped in the woods or near water, where they cannot survive. Many are
already sick, lame, malnourished and dehydrated.

Please read and share the following information. Please print out and
distribute
“*Are All Your Ducks In a Row?*” to libraries and elsewhere, including
shopping
centers and retailers like Tractor Supply, where baby animals are sold at
Easter. Those not sold are trashed. There is nothing cute, cuddly or kind
about
the business of “Easter” ducklings, chicks and rabbits.

*Thank you…

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Compassion Accents: Simply Elegant 4 Charity

Hello Friends,

It’s been awhile since I did a personal blog post. Last year I got into jewelry making and crafts, and am now trying to maintain and secure a small business for myself. My husband helps me out too with jobs here and there. It’s really too much for one person so I’m glad I have him to help when needed.

My company is called Compassion Accents and this is where I’ve been spending much of my time as of late — whether creating new product designs, promoting our business and products on social networks or promoting locally out and about our neck of the woods.

Our goal and focus is to create simple yet elegant designs to benefit charitable causes. Our charity groups change every month and highlight some of the best in animal and environmental protection as well as humane health charities.

We currently have 18 we are supporting for March 2018:

​​Advocates for ​Snake Preservation

​A Well Fed World

​Balloons Blow

​​Care for Cows

Columbus House Rabbit Society

​​Dogs Deserve Better

​​Equine Advocates

Fish Feel

Frisky’s Wildlife and Primate Sanctuary

​​New England ​Anti-Vivisection Society

​Poisoned Pets

Raven Ridge ​Wildlife Center​

Stop Crush

Triangle Chicken Advocates

​​Unparalleled Suffering Photography

APS Foundation of America

Doris Duke Charitable Foundation

United Breast Cancer Foundation

We hope you will visit and have a look around. If you are interested, you can let us know here or fill out the form on our website. We invoice via PayPal. All items are $20.00 or less!

Smoke-Free Environment 🚭

Thank you for taking the time to read this post. If I can answer any questions, just let me know.

The FBI’s Hunt for Two Missing Piglets Reveals the Federal Cover-Up of Barbaric Factory Farms

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Smithfield-Circle-Four-Farms-piglets-pigs-factory-pig-aminal-cruelty-abuse-05-1506966739 Piles of dead and rotting piglets are piled up behind a sow, who is wedged into a crate so tightly that she cannot move away from the mess at Smithfield-owned Circle Four Farm in Utah.
 Photo: Wayne Hsiung/DxE

Source The Intercept
By Glenn Greenwald

This article includes graphic images some readers may find disturbing.

FBI AGENTS ARE devoting substantial resources to a multistate hunt for two baby piglets that the bureau believes are named Lucy and Ethel. The two piglets were removed over the summer from the Circle Four Farm in Utah by animal rights activists who had entered the Smithfield Foods-owned factory farm to film the brutal, torturous conditions in which the pigs are bred in order to be slaughtered.

While filming the conditions at the Smithfield facility, activists saw the two ailing baby piglets laying on the ground, visibly ill and near death, surrounded by the rotting corpses of dead piglets. “One was swollen and barely able to…

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CEO Of The Humane Society Resigns Amid Allegations of Sexual Harassment

Exposing the Big Game

 https://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2018/02/02/582904576/ceo-of-the-humane-society-resigns-amid-allegations-of-sexual-harassment

Wayne Pacelle, former CEO of the Humane Society of the United States, at a 2015 news conference. Pacelle resigned Friday.

Jonathan Bachman/AP Images for The Humane Society of the United States

The president and CEO of the Humane Society of the United States, Wayne Pacelle, has resigned effective immediately, the nonprofit group announced Friday.

Pacelle had been at the center of a controversy over allegations that he had sexually harassed three female subordinates at the Humane Society, one of the country’s largest animal charities.

The move came a day after the group’s board of directors had voted to keep Pacelle despite the allegations dating to 2005.

In a statement, Humane Society Board Chair Rick Bernthal said:

“The last few days have been very hard for our entire family of staff and supporters. We are profoundly grateful for Wayne’s unparalleled level of accomplishments and service to the…

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