Jill Phipps | Meat Your Future

The Tragic Death of Jill Phipps

On this day (February 1) in 1995, British animal rights activist Jill Phipps was crushed to death by a truck transporting veal calves during a protest in England. This was a profoundly devastating and tragic event. […]

Are Animal Foods Sustainable? | Meat Your Future

Are Animal Foods Sustainable?

A single 3-ounce serving of beef requires a staggering *338 gallons* of water to produce. For poultry (chicken meat), it’s *88* gallons. For pig meat (pork), a whopping *108* gallons. […]

Can we afford to play with Earth's climate? | Meat Your Future

Can We Afford to Play with Earth’s Climate?

Our two closest planetary neighbors, Venus and Mars, were once thought to have Earth-like climates in the distant past. But, a hospitable climate is not guaranteed forever. Today, temperatures on Venus can reach a blistering 864° F, while on Mars they can plummet to a frigid -195° F. […]

Kaiser Permanente recommends plant-based diets | Meat Your Future

Kaiser Permanente Recommends Plant-Based Diets

Kaiser Permanente, one of the largest managed care groups in the U.S. with over 17,000 physicians and over 9 million members, believes that: “Further research is needed to find ways to make plant-based diets the new normal for our patients and employees.” […]

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics: Go Vegan | Meat Your Future

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Updates its Official Position on Vegan Diets

Not surprisingly, the recently issued position paper from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (the largest organization of food and nutrition professionals) not only reiterates its long-standing position that vegan diets are “suitable for all stages of the life cycle,” but further highlights some of the health benefits of avoiding animal foods. […]