Thursday, April 30, 2009

National Vegetarian Week is almost here

National Vegetarian week is coming up in May (18th - 24th) and in recognition, I found some interesting veggie news that I thought I'd share.

Indian brothers come up with 'veggie condoms' in Britain - yup, you read it correctly. They're called veggie rubbers and they lack the milk-based casing used in other condoms. Read the article

Meet Dante: Britain's
first vegetarian cat who refuses to eat meat or fish.

In the U.S., chickens killed by McDonald's suppliers are slaughtered using an outdated method that results in extreme suffering. As the biggest seller of chicken meat in the U.S., McDonald's has the responsibility—and the ability—to reduce this abuse by demanding that its U.S. suppliers use a less cruel method of slaughter. Learn

First-Ever Felony Charges of Cruelty to Factory-Farmed Birds.

Did you know that pigs are smarter than 3-year-old children? Read

Who knew Meatloaf was a vegetarian? Check out other famous vegetarian celebrities

A vegan
strip club? Seriously, what will they think of next??

Over 1.3 billion human beings could be fed each year from the grain and soybeans that go to livestock in the United States.

Alaskan buffalo have been observed charging down hills and sliding across icy ponds, bellowing with delight, and then climbing back up the hill to do it again.

Mother cows have crashed fences and traveled for miles to reunite with calves sold to other farms.

Just say no to
zoos and circuses.

Vegetarians have better sex.

'Veggie Love': PETA's Banned Super Bowl Ad

[Thanks to PETA for the majority of this info]

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