Author Archives: Animal Ethics Project

Taxing meat could help offset environmental, health problems, activists say

Some groups want to see animal products taxed similarly to tobacco, sugar and carbon The steep climb in global meat consumption has environmental interest groups debating a “sin” tax on animal products. Meat consumption grew by more than five times … Continue reading

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Can Diet Help Reduce Symptoms of MS?

For people with multiple sclerosis (MS), eating a healthy diet of fruits, vegetables and whole grains may be linked to having less disability and fewer symptoms than people whose diet is less healthy, according to a study published in the … Continue reading

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Health Benefits of Trading Animal Protein for Plant Protein

Substituting one to two servings of animal proteins with plant proteins every day could lead to a small reduction in the three main cholesterol markers for cardiovascular disease prevention, a new study suggests. The health benefits could be even greater … Continue reading

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Leading Plant-Based Chef Predicts Future Where Vegan Food Will Be Everywhere From Airports to Highway Stops

If you haven’t heard of Chef Matthew Kenney, you clearly haven’t been paying attention to the plant-based food space. Kenney is a pioneer in the world of high-end plant-based cuisine and has successful restaurants in major cities across the world. Creating … Continue reading

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Google’s Free-Food Cafeterias: Company Pushes Workers Away From Meat

OK, Google, where’s the beef? Slowly, steadily and stealthily, Google has been slipping more and more mushrooms into burgers it serves to workers, while cutting back on the meat. That’s according to a new report on worker-feeding habits at the … Continue reading

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New York City Announces Meatless Monday

On Monday, Mayor Bill de Blasio and Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña joined Brooklyn’s borough president, Eric Adams, to announce the launch of a Meatless Monday pilot program in 15 Brooklyn schools. Beginning this spring, the schools will serve an exclusively … Continue reading

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The Elephants’ Last Decade?!

Join the Avaaz campaign to save the African elephant!! https://secure.avaaz.org/campaign/en/global_ivory_ban_loc_en2/?pv=96 For background information, read this National Geographic article by Adam Cruise: In Fighting Illegal Ivory, EU Lags Behind While China and the United States have taken steps in recent months … Continue reading

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