Meat’s link to World Hunger

This article first appeared on the website of the Woodstock Sanctuary in 2013: Of the world’s nearly 6.8 billion humans, almost 1 billion people are malnourished, and 6 million children starve to death every year. Feeding half the world’s grain crop (1) to animals raised for food instead of directly to humans is not only… Continue reading Meat’s link to World Hunger

A Better Definition of Veganism

The Vegan Society has a definition on their website for veganism as: “Veganism is a way of living which seeks to exclude, as far as is possible and practicable, all forms of exploitation of, and cruelty to, animals for food, clothing or any other purpose.” However this definition makes it seem as if veganism is… Continue reading A Better Definition of Veganism

Why Honey Isn’t Vegan

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Many people think of honey as a benign product, peacefully collected by bee keepers. This (false) image, as well as the public concern over bee populations, has prompted even some vegans to consider buying honey. This article explores the ethical concerns of honey production, and describes some of the practices involved in bee keeping. My… Continue reading Why Honey Isn’t Vegan