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Philosophy Professor Dishes on Veg Parenting

An academic mother of two talks about why raising her children vegetarian is fiscally, physically, and paternally a wise move.

Janet D. Stemwedel, an associate professor of philosophy at San José University, recently expounded on raising her children vegetarian, in an article for the Scientific American blog. Some of Stemwedel’s reasons were practical, such as meat being expensive and her lack of culinary abilities that would leave her little ones susceptible to food borne illnesses. She also delved into the child-rearing aspects of imposing dietary restrictions on her children, such as how it provides her kids with non-life threatening ways to rebel and teaches them how to politely ask for alternatives, while limiting their autonomy in order to foster self-control.

Designer Debuts Vegan Hunting Trophies

Israel-based designer Tzachi Nevo created a counter to cruel hunting trophies using just wood and imagination.
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Upping Produce to "10 A Day" Drops Death Risk

A comprehensive study of two million people found that doubling the "5 A Day" fruit and vegetable recommendation comes with miraculous health benefits.
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City Council Asks VegFest to Sell Meat Sausages

Event organizers defend their choice to omit meat from Earth Day vegetarian celebrations as its consumption is not environmentally friendly.
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First Vegan Cafeteria Opens in Palestine

The country's first plant-based eatery is on-campus at Al-Quds University.
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25 Percent of UK Slaughterhouses Fail Hygiene Standards

An investigation uncovers that one in four meat products on supermarket shelves may be contaminated with a host of disease-causing bacteria.
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