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  • Meat and Climate: Don’t Have a Cow, But Do Enjoy a Burger

    The fake meat industry has been working to position itself as part of the solution to climate change, but the science doesn’t back it up. In a recent op-ed, Bruce Friedrich, CEO of the Good Food Institute and longtime vegan activist, argued that eliminating the meat industry was a “scalable climate solution” and that veggie […]

  • Billboard Targets HSUS Facility Accused of Animal Mistreatment

    The controversy over Project Chimps, a facility controlled by the Humane Society of the United States that has come under fire for its treatment of resident chimpanzees, isn’t going away. A new billboard near Project Chimps, based in north Georgia, asks: “Sanctuary or Warehouse?” It’s a good question. Last year, a group of whistleblowers came […]

  • Animal Activists Oppose “Right to Food” Measure

    Should you be allowed to eat what you want? To animal liberation activists, that answer is no. In Maine, legislators have put a question on the ballot asking voters if the state constitution should enshrine a right to food. We expect for most people, this would be a no-brainer: Yes. But the measure is facing […]

  • Humane Society of the US Has Nearly $70 Million Offshore

    If you want to help animals, don’t give to the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS). In a newly filed tax return covering 2020, HSUS admits to keeping nearly $70 million of charitable donations offshore, mostly in the Caribbean. That’s money that could be keeping animals alive and finding them homes. Instead, it’s lounging […]

  • The Intercept Uses Journalist in Bed with Criminal Activist Group

    The Intercept has been publishing videos written and produced by an activist who is tied to the extremist group Direct Action Everywhere.  Leighton Woodhouse was recently named Direct Action Everywhere-San Francisco Bay Area’s “member of the week.” In an interview with the organization posted to Facebook, Woodhouse said he had been an animal rights activist […]

  • 5 Chemicals Lurking in Plant-Based Meats

    When something sounds too good to be true, it probably isn’t. In recent years, more consumers are trying meat substitutes made with plants. But they’re not made only with plants. Fake meat can have over 50 chemical ingredients—something you wouldn’t realize if you’re ordering at a restaurant. Consumer interest in fake meat has been piqued thanks to […]

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