Archive for the ‘Veganism’ Category

Poultry Sale Ban Ruffles Feathers In Richmond

An animal rights group successfully campaigned for a ban on live chickens at outdoor markets due to health concerns. Joe Vazquez reports. Click here to visit site and video. Full story

Richmond bans the sale of live chickens

By: Wendi Jonassen, Richmond Confidential | September 29, 2011 The City Council voted Tuesday to prohibit the sale of live chickens at the Richmond’s Certified Farmer’s Market, igniting an eruption of cheers from animal rights supporters who filled City Hall. The crowd, which consisted mostly of visitors to Richmond, was there on a larger animal-rights agenda, fueled by a recent victory in ... Full story

Hope Bohanec interview on Vegan World Radio

Hope Bohanec interview on Vegan World Radio from August 25, 2010. Full story

Animal Rights Group: Egg Recall Is Reason to Stick to Veggies

Friday, August 20, 2010 By Jessica Ryen Doyle An animal rights group dedicated to "end animal exploitation, cruelty, and abuse by protecting and advocating for the rights, welfare, and habitats of animals" says the salmonella outbreak that has sparked a massive egg recall is not an isolated incident and demonstrates the danger of consuming animal products. In Defense of Animals (IDA), which is based in San Rafael, Calif., ... Full story

IDA’s Hope Bohanec Interviewed on The O’Reilly Factor – San Francisco Approves Meat-Free Mondays

This is a RUSH transcript from "The O'Reilly Factor," April 7, 2010. This copy may not be in its final form and may be updated. LAURA INGRAHAM, GUEST HOST: In the "Back of the Book" segment tonight: The food police are out in force in San Francisco. The board of supervisors, those madcap folks, are unanimously now approving a measure to make Mondays meat-free. Joining us now ... Full story

San Francisco Board of Supervisors Implements Historic ‘Vegetarian Day’

Second resolution encourages businesses to use cage-free eggs The San Francisco Board of Supervisors today will sign two historic resolutions that encourage vegetarian eating. In Defense of Animals and the San Francisco Vegetarian Society introduced a resolution declaring Mondays as 'VegDays,' citing the environmental, heath and ethical benefits of a plant-based diet. The second resolution commends restaurants and stores that use cage-free eggs. What: Resolution Signing ... Full story

World Go Vegan Week a Success!

World Go Vegan Week a Success!
World Go Vegan Week, October 25 – 31 2009 World Go Vegan Week for 2009 was an incredible success. We had 42 events in 10 different counties. Grassroots volunteer activist organized events to celebrate World Go Vegan Week with activities like tabling, leafleting, film screenings, vegan food samplings, vegan potlucks, Halloween parties and more! Countries holding ... Full story

World Go Vegan Week in the Press

Check out IDA's World Go Vegan Week news stories: Lynn Pauly: Good time to try a vegan lifestyle Free vegan lunch in Pioneer Square today World Go Vegan Week Means Wine, Too Vegan week salutes animal-free diet Meatless Mouthful: Woody Harrelson “World Go Vegan Week” And blogs: Kickoff World Go Vegan Week at Blue ... Full story

In Defense of Animals to give away—not just a free lunch—but a cruelty-free lunch!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 28, 2009 Contact: Matt Rossell, (503) 890-5151, Full story

World Go Vegan Week

October 25th through 31st is World Go Vegan Week! Declared by In Defense of Animals (IDA) this week leads up to World Vegan Day on November 1st. Full story

HOPE BOHANEC of In Defense of Animals talks about WORLD GO VEGAN WEEK and a fun Halloween party for it in San Francisco.

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