Americans consume 155 million hot dogs each July 4: That’s enough to stretch from L.A. to D.C. more than five times. This post is an invitation to reconsider your Fourth of July menu. Here are five reasons to celebrate your independence from a diet that promotes environmental devastation, obesity, disease, and animal suffering.
The House defeated an amendment to strike down the infamous “King amendment.” Authored by Rep. Steve King (R-IA), this language would nullify a variety of state laws on animal welfare, food safety, and environmental regulations. It represents perhaps the biggest government favor yet to the meat and dairy industries, and we can’t allow it to be signed into law.
The whitish “bloom” that gives fresh, plump blueberries a powdery appearance is a good thing. It’s a natural protective coating and should not be washed off until you’re ready to eat them. Refrigerate them right away in a covered container that is not made of metal.
Several members of VegMichigan and many other Michigan residents attended the Engine 2 event in Chicago called Farms 2 Forks. Hosted by Rip Esselstyn, author of “The Engine 2 Diet” and “My Beef With Meat”, the list of speakers were outstanding.
Check out these photos from the breakfast run with Vegan world-renowned ultramarathon champion Scott Jurek.