"Organic foods in general are almost certainly safer and often have a smaller ecological footprint and better health value. They are not, htough, necessarily more humane. "Organic" does signal better welfare if we are talking about layin ghens or cattle. It also may signal better welfare for pigs, but that is less certain. For chickens raised for meat and for turkeys, though, "organic" doesn't necessarily mean anything in terms of welfare issues. You can call your turkey organic and torture it daily." (Source: Eating Animals, Jonathan Safran Foer)
Sunday, March 14, 2010
Ellen Spotlighting Veganism
Ellen has been doing so much in recent months to bring awareness to eating vegan. I am always excited to see vegan discussions and cooking demos on her show, and to see it represented in such a sensible, honest, and positive manner. I'm feeling kind of grateful...
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