Currently Browsing: Uncategorised 480 articles

Vegan-Challah-Recipe-728x410

Are Jewish Values on Your Plate? – asks Naomi Davis

Written by Naomi Davis for World of Vegan “But Dad, why can’t I eat pork in the house?” I asked repeatedly over the years. As a kid, I had a hard time reconciling my yearning to eat whatever I wanted and my desire to fit in with my family’s dietary choices. My dad has been […]

News: Brussels Bans Foie Gras

From Vegnews: The Belgian capital city enacts a symbolic ban to prohibit the cruel practice of force-feeding ducks in hopes that surrounding cities follow suit. Brussels, the capital city of Belgium, has officially banned the production of foie gras within its city limits. While Belgium is one of the five countries—in addition to France, Spain, […]

chicks

Guardian Feature: Don’t be fooled by the pretty box: find out the horror behind your egg

The mass murder of male chicks and trimming of females’ beaks are standard practice in factory farming. Consumers must say no to these anachronisms, writes Chas Newkey-Burden for the Guardian. From the moment it hatches, a baby chick’s fate is determined by its gender. Females are seized and have the tips of their sensitive beaks cut without […]

nyhavn_trolls

Denmark ethics council calls for tax on red meat

Written by Adam Withnall for the Independent With cattle contributing a tenth of global emissions, people are ‘ethically obliged’ to change their eating habits, an influential government think tank says. Denmark is considering proposals to introduce a tax on red meat, after a government think tank came to the conclusion that “climate change is an ethical […]

One country has just banned meat at all official functions…

Written by Kat Smith for One Green Planet We are long past the time where we can continue to deny the adverse effects that animal agriculture has on our planet. In the past 40 years, our love affair with meat and dairy has wreaked havoc on the planet. We have lost 58 percent of all […]

‘We should stop regarding animals as commodities and learn to live in harmony.’

‘Free range is a con’ – Guardian Feature

‘There’s no such thing as an ethical egg’, writes Chas Newkey-Burden in the Guardian. Slapping ‘free range’ on a box of eggs simply hides the catalogue of routine horrors that are allowed under this reassuring banner. Meat eaters may think vegans look down on them – but actually no one is more scornful of carnivores […]

_65912130_fsa

Fears of ‘dirty meat’ entering food chain after 25% of abattoirs fail tests

Written by Andrew Wasley and Josh Robbins Audits carried out at more than 300 abattoirs in England, Wales and Northern Ireland find major hygiene failings in more than a quarter of meat plants. One in four slaughterhouses are failing to take basic hygiene precautions to stop contaminated meat reaching high street butchers and supermarkets. An […]

F160713YS13

Israeli Parliament holds special session to mark Animal Rights Day

Click here to read the full story

JVS image - Cumin Pakoras

Cumin Pakoras

These cumin-flavoured Indian pakoras pack a punch at a party!

Veganuary-heart

Veganism discussed on BBC’s Newsnight, 30.01.2017

Veganuary is a UK based charity, which aims to reduce the suffering of animals by inspiring and supporting people across the globe to go vegan for the month of January. They were featured on BBC Newsnight last night with David Baddiel. Watch in full from 37 minutes and 17 seconds by clicking here. It may be January 31st, […]

Jewish Vegetarian Society
Close Cookmode