The most important thing to remember about food labels is that you should avoid foods that have labels. — Joel Fuhrman
A constant for vegans is reading labels because it’s surprising how often part of an animal slips into the most innocuous item.
“The time will come when men such as I will look upon the murder of animals as they now look on the murder of men.” ― Leonardo da Vinci
Leonardo da Vinci has been dead for over 500 years; sadly, nothing has changed since he said those words. In fact, it’s got worse.
“So difficult it is to show the various meanings and imperfections of words when we have nothing else but words to do it with.” — John Locke.
There is always going to be an ongoing battle between the animal industry and the plant foods. As a vegan I’d like to see a change for a different reason.
“In terms of personal choices, let’s all think more carefully about where we get our protein from.” — Sylvia Earle
Protein is a critical block for building muscle mass and it regulates the body’s cells, tissues and organs. Pretty vital!
“I know of no adjective that adequately describes the suffering I have witnessed on the factory farms I’ve visited.”
— Deborah Giunta
No matter which way you look at this, you cannot justify advocating cruelty or illegal behaviour towards animals.
“It is our collective and individual responsibility … to preserve and tend to the world in which we all live.” — Dalai Lama
There are ways we can be sustainable and create jobs if we can ever let go of the animal agriculture.
“… the fact that the calves are actually killed so that the milk doesn’t go to them but to us cannot really be right…..” — Kate Bush
I read this article through three ‘Sending dariy calves to beef farms could slash our carbon footprint.’ Three times and I still couldn’t understand how it worked.