Over 3,000 people took to the streets yesterday for the largest animal rights demonstration ever held in Israel. The demonstration was started as an Israeli-led initiative on Facebook, and turned into a global protest with 40 demonstrations simultaneously held in various cities worldwide. For the first time ever, all those acting for animals joined forces: Dog shelter volunteers, cat feeders, anti-vivisection groups and pro-farm animal organisations – as well as many caring citizens from all over Israel.
Reactions to the Tnuva slaughterhouse exposé, a week after airtime
Poultry – high in fat with a bit of cancer on the side
Carcinogens, saturated fats, and bacteria that cause urinary bladder inflammation – the healthy image of poultry is cracking in a series of studies from recent years.
Are eggs harmful to our health?
What is the cholesterol content of eggs? Is there a connection between eggs and the diseases of diabetes and heart disease? What is the risk of Salmonella and dioxins found in eggs? A review of the data and studies related to the health consequences of egg consumption.
Is “Free Trade” the Freedom to Abuse?
How Free Trade Agreements Undermine Animal Welfare amplify the animal trade and jeopardize legislation initiatives promoting animal welfare.
What is speciesism? In a world in which a single species, humans, dominates over animals of other species and harms them methodically, speciesism is an ideology of force, disrespect, moral blindness, and discrimination – and much more. Ariel Tsovel sketches the general characteristics of the term and points out its complexity
Meat: a Natural Symbol
About the key concept in the book of anthropologist Nick Fiddes
Three Survivors out of hundreds of millions
The story of three chickens, survivors of the egg industry