Top News Stories of the Week (via @Vegan on Twitter):
- The CEO of the Humane Society of the United States tries his first piece of (vegan) cultured meat, and explains why it’s such a big deal. Link.
- Quartz on the latest progress in cultured meat. Link.
- Great coverage by The Village Voice on agribusiness’ efforts to exempt itself from Freedom of Information Act requests. Link.
- Founder of Pure Food & Wine, one of NYC’s most celebrated vegan establishments, arrested for fraud & larceny. Link.
- Slaughterhouse-free gelatin is coming. Link.
- Tylenol not only cuts pain and swelling, it may also reduce empathy. That would explain a great deal. Link.
- Every vegan should read this article on bone health. We don’t get a free pass just because we’re vegan. Link.
- CTV News on the growing array of vegan indulgences. Link.
- Why eggs from backyard hens still aren’t cruelty-free. Link.
- Meat inspector convicted of falsifying documents for E. coli contaminated beef. Link.
- A nice response to the haters from Meat Free Athlete. Millions of animals have avoided the agribusiness buzzsaw all because of vegan meats. Link.
- The meat industry goes after Consumer Reports. Link.
- Important New York Times article on the widespread neglect of cats and dogs in supposedly good homes. Link.
- You really need to give jackfruit a try. Link.
Tweet of the week: “In a world that kills 55+ billion animals a year, that means if you can move the needle just a tiny amount, you can save millions of animals.”