Articles written by Rashida Harmon

The EU’s Battery Cage Ban
According to the Associated Press, 14 out of the European Union’s 27 member states have failed to comply with a EU-wide ban on battery cages at chicken farms.
USDA Offers Food-A-Pedia
In an effort to promote healthy eating habits, the US Department of Agriculture has launched a new online food and fitness tracker called SuperTracker...
Vegan Drinks in Denver
Vegans in Denver, CO gathered Thursday night for the city’s first-ever Vegan Drinks event. Hosted by local organizations Plants & Animals Denver and is modeled after the...
UCSD’s Vegan Restaurant
On Monday, the University of California, San Diego opened the campus’ first vegan restaurant, Roots. Located in Muir College, which houses the university’s...
McCartney Store Launch
On Monday, Stella McCartney celebrated the grand opening of her New York City flagship store in Soho with a celebrity-studded bash. The British designer...
Meat Demand May Decline
The USDA has released a report projecting that Americans will eat 12.2 percent less meat this year than they did in 2007. In response, agricultural trade publication...
COK Suing Hatchery
Compassion Over Killing has partnered with the Animal Legal Defense Fund to file a lawsuit against Cal-Cruz Hatcheries, a Northern California chicken...
Café Gratitude Settles Lawsuit
Bay Citizen reports that Café Gratitude has settled two lawsuits filed by former employees last year. The lawsuits, brought by employees Sarah Stevens...
COK To Air Ads On Hulu
Starting this week, users of the popular video streaming service Hulu will be exposed to the horrors of the meat, egg, and dairy industries, when...
Larry Hagman Goes Vegan
Veteran TV star Larry Hagman has adopted an organic vegan diet in response to his recent cancer diagnosis. The 80-year-old actor, who is best known for...
Dogs ‘Read’ Facial Cues
A new study published in Current Biology suggests that dogs can comprehend human communication cues, such as eye contact and directed speech, as well as...
New Vegan Cookie Company
In the past few months, a new crop of vegan cookies popped up at cafés across Miami, FL. Fueled by her love of sweets, local chef Anthea Ponsetti...
PETA Honors Morrissey
British singer and longtime animal-rights activist Morrissey has been named People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals UK’s 2011 Person of the Year.

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