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Taxing red meat would save many lives, research shows

Taxing red meat would save many lives, research shows The cost of bacon and sausages would double if the harm they cause to people’s health was taken into account Damian Carrington Environment editor Tue 6 Nov 2018 13.00 EST Last modified on Tue 6 Nov 2018 14.00 EST A ‘sin tax’ on meat products such as beef,… Continue reading Taxing red meat would save many lives, research shows

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The Plant-Based Pitfall

The current trend in labeling a manufactured food, that CONTAINS NO ANIMAL PRODUCTS (CNAP), is to label it PLANT-BASED rather than VEGAN, or ANIMAL-FREE. Some worry about the negativity associated with animal rights groups, so veer from the usage of the word vegan on their product even though it might be vegan. Remember now that… Continue reading The Plant-Based Pitfall

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Inventively, PETA became a shareholder in Hermès to confront it about its use of exotic skins

Last June, the animal rights group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) released the gruesome details of an investigation into farms in the US and Zimbabwe that were cutting crocodiles and alligators open while still alive to harvest their highly valued skins. Those skins, it says, were destined for French luxury house Hermès. (The brand… Continue reading Inventively, PETA became a shareholder in Hermès to confront it about its use of exotic skins