Browsing All Posts published on »February, 2012«

‘March is National Veggie Month’

February 29, 2012

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Today (29th February), Animal Aid posted an item on their web-site titled ‘March is National Veggie Month’. ‘… The vegetarian diet is exotic, varied, full of flavour and will tantalise your taste buds with a world of wonderful vegetables. This is the message that Animal Aid is promoting during March, which is designated National Veggie […]

fab vegan recipe: ‘King oyster mushroom vegan scallops with Persian cucumbers’

February 29, 2012

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Today (29th February), a fab. vegan recipe was posted by Kathy Patalsky on lunchboxbunch.com, a vegan food blog, titled ‘King oyster mushroom vegan scallops with cucumber’. ‘… Served sizzling hot from the skillet – these King Oyster Mushroom “Scallops” are so much fun. I serve these glistening gems alongside cool crunchy stumps of Persian cucumbers. […]

‘VegOnline.org relaunches redesigned website with daily vegetarian recipes and a free 7 day guide to becoming vegetarian’

February 29, 2012

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Today (29th February), an item was posted on the PRWeb web-site titled ‘VegOnline.org relaunches redesigned website with daily vegetarian recipes and a free 7 day guide to becoming vegetarian’. ‘… VegOnline.org is has recently launched it’s new website design which ads several features to the site. With the new redesign new vegetarian recipes are added […]

‘Could a brain-dead chicken “matrix” solve ethical issues of factory farming?’

February 29, 2012

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Today (29th February), an item was posted in the ‘ Animals’ section on the Huffington Post titled ‘Could a brain-dead chicken “matrix” solve ethical issues of factory farming?’. ‘… André Ford, an architecture student from the U.K., wants to bring new meaning to the phrase “like a chicken with its head cut off.” He proposed […]

‘Thousands enjoy live lambing event at Reaseheath College in Nantwich’

February 29, 2012

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Today (29th February), an item was posted on crewechronicle.co.uk titled ‘Thousands enjoy live lambing event at Reaseheath College in Nantwich’. This is about an extraordinary and appalling situation, where a college does not only exploit animals in their own zoo and livestock farm but also opens these to the public as a family entertainment. No […]

‘TB: Killing the badger is not the answer’

February 29, 2012

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Today (29th February), an item was posted on the web-site of the Forest of Dean and Wye Valley Review titled ‘TB: Killing the badger is not the answer’. ‘… Rob Ward has been photographing wildlife in the Forest and Wye Valley for years. His personal views are based on that long experience – IT IS […]

Humane Society International calls on Australian government to ban export of live animals

February 29, 2012

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Today (29th February), the Humane Society International (HSI) posted an item on their web-site titled ‘Australian Government ineffective in dealing with live export trade’. ‘… Despite the Australian Government’s assurances, changes to the live export trade are not working and cattle are still suffering in Indonesian abattoirs. Processes that have been put into place to […]

Australia: ‘MPs renew push for stunning in export abattoirs’

February 29, 2012

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Today (29th February), an item was posted on the web-site of The Sydney Morning Herald titled ‘MPs renew push for stunning in export abattoirs’. it is already tomorrow in Australia, so the item is dated 1st March. ‘… GOVERNMENT MPs have seized on new footage showing cattle being mistreated in Indonesian abattoirs to renew a […]

Australia: ‘Greens call for live export ban’

February 29, 2012

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Today (29th February), an item was posted on the Australian Sky News web-site titled ‘Greens call for live export ban’. ‘… The Australian Greens have renewed their call for a ban of live exports following new footage showing the inappropriate slaughter of cattle in Indonesian abattoirs. ABC Television on Tuesday aired footage that showed workers […]

Australia: ‘Government defends live export regulations’

February 29, 2012

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Today (29th February), the Australian Broadcasting Corporation posted a news item on their LATELINE web-site titled ‘Government defends live export regulations’, which is the transcript of a video broadcast. ‘… New footage of animal cruelty in Indonesian abattoirs has forced the Government to defend its live export regulations – Transcript TONY JONES, PRESENTER: The Federal […]

US: PeTA may open a memorial to chimpanzees sacrificed in space programme

February 29, 2012

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Today (29th February), an item was posted on the PeTA web-site titled ‘PETA to launch memorial at space center?’. ‘… Where others see problems, PETA sees possibilities. Case in point: The Kennedy Space Center is looking for tenants for some of its facilities left vacant by the end of the shuttle program, so PETA has […]

‘End overfishing: 100,000 EU citizens sign petition’

February 29, 2012

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Today (29th February), a news item was posted on thefishsite.com titled ‘End overfishing: 100,000 EU citizens sign petition’. ‘… EU – As WWF’s ‘More Fish’ petition is about to reach 100,000 signatures, WWF tells Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) in a presentation to the petitions committee that they need to end overfishing and save […]

‘Sea Shepherd ploy leaves two frustrated Japanese whaling captains looking silly at sea’

February 29, 2012

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Yesterday (28th February), Sea Shepherd posted an item on their web-site titled ‘Sea Shepherd ploy leaves two frustrated Japanese whaling captains looking silly at sea’. ‘… Since February 22nd, the Sea Shepherd ship, Steve Irwin, has led a Japanese harpoon vessel and the Japanese whaling fleet security vessel on a merry wild goose chase away […]

‘The government must act now to ban wild animals in circuses’

February 29, 2012

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Yesterday (28th February), an item was posted on guardian.co.uk titled ‘The government must act now to ban wild animals in circuses’, written by former MP Ann Widdecombe. ‘… It is time for Defra to stop dragging its heels while the rest of the world takes the lead. Wild animals don’t belong in circuses – Having […]

‘Fukushima’s rebel farmers refuse to abandon livestock’

February 29, 2012

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Yesterday (28th February), an item was posted on guardian.co.uk titled ‘Fukushima’s rebel farmers refuse to abandon livestock’. ‘… Small band of renegades make regular trips to nuclear evacuation zone to feed cattle, in defiance of government orders – The police officers guarding the entrance to Japan‘s nuclear evacuation zone barely glance at Yukio Yamamoto’s permit […]

Humane Society of America putting pressure on Canadian coffee shop chain

February 29, 2012

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Yesterday (28th February), Reuters posted a news item on their UK web-site titled ‘Tim Hortons feels heat from animal rights group’. ‘… (Reuters) – Tim Hortons, the Canadian coffee shop chain looking to make deeper inroads south of the border, is under mounting pressure by animal rights activists to assure that its U.S. pork and […]

new vegalicious recipe: ‘Cabbage, chestnut and apple galette’

February 28, 2012

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Today (28th February), a delish. new vegan recipe was posted on the vegalicious web-site titled ‘Cabbage, chestnut and apple galette’. ‘… This is a very tasty winter meal. We enjoyed it as a main meal, it would also be good as an appetizer or for a brunch … Yield: 1 galette Ingredients: for the dough: […]

‘Improvements for animal research’

February 28, 2012

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Today (28th February), an item was posted on the web-site of the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute titled ‘Improvements for animal research’ and subtitled ‘Institute recognised for its work to reduce the number of animals used for research’. ‘… The National Centre for the Replacement, Refinement and Reduction of Animals in Research (NC3Rs) has awarded Dr […]

Nottingham: ‘Animal ban decision due for Bestwood farmer’

February 28, 2012

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Today (28th February), a news item was posted on thisisnottingham.co.uk titled ‘Animal ban decision due for Bestwood farmer Keith Littlewood’. ‘… A BESTWOOD farmer jailed for ‘horrific’ cruelty will find out tomorrow if he is banned from keeping animals in future. Keith Littlewood, 47, of White Haven Farm, Goosedale Lane, was jailed for a year […]

US: ‘Workers rescue over 4,000 hens from factory farm’

February 28, 2012

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Today (28th February), a news item was posted on the this dish is VEG web-site titled ‘Workers rescue over 4,000 hens from factory farm’. Over 4,000 hens were saved but over 45,000 hens were put to death. ‘… Workers using a front-loader removed nearly a third of the 50 thousand hens before Stanislaus County Animal Services […]