Push to net zero depletes vital nutrients needed by pregnant women

Pregnant women need their vitamins and they vegan diet can leave them short

One way to push towards a ‘net zero world’ – meaning zero global warming emissions (on balance) into the atmosphere – is to convert to a vegan diet. In eating a vegan diet, one doesn’t eat meat or dairy products which means less cows which …

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Risk of diabetes rises when eating red meat twice weekly

Two portions per day of red meat including processed meats such as burgers and sausages increases the risk of developing type II diabetes by 62% according to an American study from Harvard University.

The Times reports today on a study which found that eating red meat twice a week significantly increases the risk of developing type II diabetes. It’s the most recent study to identify a link between red meat and diabetes. The scientists work out of Harvard …

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What’s wrong with humans? Two tweets of animal cruelty.

What is wrong with humans?

Twitter feeds a customised list of tweets to users. I know that. But it doesn’t make it any easier to digest. What is wrong with humans that they have to be so consistently cruel to animals? A lot of people don’t think about animal cruelty …

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Novak Djokovic is NOT completely vegan

All the websites on the Internet are telling me that Novak Djokovic is a vegan. His diet is certainly fantastic and super-healthy. It requires self-discipline which he has in abundance. However, a recent article in The Times following his victory at The French Open tells …

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How the f**k can we feed 60 billion farm animals but not 7.9 billion humans?

Good point.

Here is the tweet which asks the above question in an image: The answer apparently, according to Mike Gordon, who commented on the picture is: Because most farm animals can eat the 80% of inedible by-products from crop waste, food wate, and grazing. Farm animals, …

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Frogs are dismembered while alive and discarded to take their legs for consumption

Frogs' legs

NEWS AND COMMENT: Did you realise that the well-known dish that the French love, frogs’ legs in garlic, are the product of mass animal cruelty? That’s what animal activists have said at the world’s biggest celebration of frogs legs in Vittel, eastern France. It is …

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UK Food Standards Authority (FSA) allegedly systematically hoodwinked by UK meat supplier into passing inspections

FSA hoodwinked by meat supplier employees

This has been described as a “rotten meat scandal” in The Times, which could lead to Defra taking charge of the Food Standards Authority in the UK. An investigation by Farmer’s Weekly claimed that a UK meat supplier systematically fooled the FSA into passing inspections …

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