(via Journal Times) PETA is proposing to pay for the two streetlights on Jerome instead of the residents in exchange for hanging its “eye-catching” pro-vegan banners on the poles. Read more: http://bit.ly/wLDVar
(via Dan Piraro from www.bizarro.com) Why Humans Shouldn’t Eat Meat
(Via KBOI News) “Pink slime” is beef trimmings. Once only used in dog food and cooking oil, the trimmings are now sprayed with ammonia so they are safe to eat and added to most ground beef as a cheaper filler.
(Via The Telegraph) Everyone knows that a spoonful of ice cream leaves you wanting more but research indicates that it may truly be addictive as illegal drugs.
How about you give vegan ice cream a try? It’s equally delicious but a much healthier choice than the dairy alternative. Check out PETA’s picks for dairy alternatives: http://bit.ly/zp9HJY
(via LA Times) For Purim, honor Queen Esther by going vegan: http://lat.ms/AcTagg
(via Nine MSN) A US grandmother who looks decades younger than her age has credited her youthful appearance to her raw vegan diet.
(via HealthBeat News) The FDA is putting new warnings on the cholesterol statin drugs, saying that it can cause side effects like type II diabetes and memory loss.
You can lower your cholesterol without picking up diabetes or other health issues by going vegan.
(via NPR.org) A study in the journal mBio, published by the American Society for Microbiology, shows how an antibiotic-susceptible staph germ passed from humans into pigs, where it became resistant to the antibiotics tetracycline and methicillin. And then the antibiotic-resistant staph learned to jump back into humans.