If you want to reduce your chances of foodborne illness, go veggie. That's one take away from a new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report linking types of food to illness outbreaks in the U.S. Of course, you
Biomal, which is defined as a "renewable" fuel created from crushing and grinding animal wastes and burning them together with wood chips or peat, is quietly used by Swedes (and initially funded by the
It may sound strange, but cutting into the industrial feed business—in which companies sell their unwanted byproducts to feedlots as food—is a competitive prospect. One of the latest entrants are biodiesel producers who
Ireland has taken the bold step of banning the cultivation of all GM crops. Photo by ellievanhoutte via Flickr.
Prince Charles has called it the "biggest environmental disaster of all time," while Monsanto and others maintain it's safe for humans and
It's been a long time since Alicia Silverstone was "Clueless." Since then she's earned accolades on screen and stage, most recently in Donald Marguilies's Time Stands Still, directed by Tony Award winner Daniel Sullivan, which she'll take to Broadway in
A little bit late to the game, but glad they've arrived... The world's largest exporter of meat products, Brazil's JBS-Frisboi has pledged to no longer buy cattle raised from areas of the deforested Amazon which were
Madonna marked the end of her "Sticky and Sweet" tour with two performances in Tel Aviv--and celebrated by ordering up 110 pounds of beef. Maybe she thinks eating kosher is less cruel (although the animals would disagree), but
Joel Salatin is a self-described environmentalist capitalist lunatic farmer, or as the New York Times calls him, "the high priest of the pasture." You may remember him from The Omnivore's Dilemma, in which he was profiled at length by Michael Pollan.
According to a new study, obesity is a leading contributor to the high costs of healthcare in America. Apparently, being fat is killing everyone’s wallet when it comes to insurance. Could going green help reduce the high
Should we be eating more beef in order to slow global warming? It sounds counterintuitive, but it may be so: Cattle could be part of the whole ecological equation to solving climate change and restoring healthy,
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MooShoes, Inc. is a vegan-owned business that sells an assortment of cruelty-free footwear, bags, t-shirts, wallets, books (mainly cookbooks) and other accessories. It is the first cruelty-free store of its kind in New