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Forum: Animal Rights and Welfare   01-09-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,358
Posted By wedigfood
It is confusing, thanks for catching that. Cross...

It is confusing, thanks for catching that. Cross contamination at a factory that produces a vegan and non-vegan product is usually mentioned so if someone has an allergy they will not become sick. I...
Forum: Animal Rights and Welfare   01-09-2015, 09:20 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,358
Posted By wedigfood
Posted January 4th by Professor Gary L....

Posted January 4th by Professor Gary L. Francione. Not entirely related to the current subject I originally posted but I think its very important.

VEGANISM, PETA, "PERSONAL PURITY," AND PRINCIPLES...
Forum: Animal Rights and Welfare   01-07-2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,358
Posted By wedigfood
Here is a link to a peta article, "The deadly...

Here is a link to a peta article, "The deadly consequences of no kill policy." (http://www.peta.org/features/deadly-consequences-no-kill-policies/)

They never actually say, its better to kill...
Forum: Animal Rights and Welfare   01-06-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,358
Posted By wedigfood
Did a little more research. Yes, the original...

Did a little more research. Yes, the original information came from a biased source although I found some information from a site run by Nathan Winograd.

Nathan...
Forum: Animal Rights and Welfare   01-05-2015, 04:47 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,358
Posted By wedigfood
Peta Kills animals?

Is this true??

Here is a link: Is this real?

http://www.petakillsanimals.com/proof-peta-kills/
Forum: Vegan Support Forum   12-19-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,793
Posted By wedigfood
From Vegan Outreach "BREAKING: Remember...

From Vegan Outreach

"BREAKING: Remember when $60 BILLION company Unilever was suing vegan start-up, Hampton Creek, for not using eggs in their mayo? After inadvertently giving $20 million in free...
Forum: Animal Rights and Welfare   12-15-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,910
Posted By wedigfood
I know and understand how you feel. That is why I...

I know and understand how you feel. That is why I choose to follow Buddhism. Not really a "religion" more common sense based on science and compassion, fits well with veganism. I am not negating the...
Forum: Animal Rights and Welfare   12-13-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,910
Posted By wedigfood
Great article, fascinating read! Would highly...

Great article, fascinating read! Would highly recommend it to anyone interested in this topic. Hopefully The Pope will have more to say on this subject and make it clearer.
Forum: Animal Rights and Welfare   12-12-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,910
Posted By wedigfood
Eliminate the Catholic Church? I think there is a...

Eliminate the Catholic Church? I think there is a more compassionate plan than that.
Forum: Animal Rights and Welfare   12-12-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,910
Posted By wedigfood
The same criticism is constantly being used...

The same criticism is constantly being used against President Obama everyday. The Congress, the Supreme Court and billions in special interest money make his job almost impossible. Although if you...
Forum: Animal Rights and Welfare   12-12-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,910
Posted By wedigfood
Hope he lives a long life, the world needs...

Hope he lives a long life, the world needs someone like him whose progressiveness is respected and taken to heart.
Forum: Relationships and Family   12-12-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,586
Posted By wedigfood
Thanks Joan, clear now. Since I was raised...

Thanks Joan, clear now. Since I was raised Jewish, it is now obvious. My grandparents were Kosher although my parents never were. I do have some close relatives and friends who are and to me, its...
Forum: Animal Rights and Welfare   12-11-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,910
Posted By wedigfood
“Heaven is open to all creatures” Pope Francis

“The vocation of being a ‘protector,’ however, is not just something involving us Christians alone; it also has a prior dimension which is simply human, involving everyone. It means protecting all...
Forum: Relationships and Family   12-11-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,586
Posted By wedigfood
Not quite sure what you mean by what you said. To...

Not quite sure what you mean by what you said. To paraphrase: For a vegan like me, raised in the US, and a vegan Hindu or Jain, our current diet is the same but our path to that diet and the reasons...
Forum: Relationships and Family   12-09-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,586
Posted By wedigfood
I have never been to India or have studied the...

I have never been to India or have studied the culture, so I wouldn't know what sort of outside influences are used to influence people on a global scale, i.e. advertising, so it is possible the...
Forum: Breakfast   12-09-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,855
Posted By wedigfood
Thank you, silva, naturebound and vegansprig for...

Thank you, silva, naturebound and vegansprig for all the great suggestions. I will definitely try tofu scrambled for breakfast and "flax egg" for baking. Naturebound, I live in an area with both...
Forum: Breakfast   12-08-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,855
Posted By wedigfood
Egg Substitute

Anyone know of a liquid egg substitute that I can use like I used to use liquid egg whites. I have only seen powders and I don’t really have the time to deal with that in the morning. I really miss...
Forum: Vegan Support Forum   12-05-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,097
Posted By wedigfood
For the obstinate and obviously argumentative you...

For the obstinate and obviously argumentative you could show them some footage of a slaughterhouse or the abuse that occurs in a dairy farm. I have two videos that I loaded up on my phone. That...
Forum: Animal Rights and Welfare   12-04-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,724
Posted By wedigfood
Don't be hard on yourself, happens, your...

Don't be hard on yourself, happens, your intention is still there and I am sure you will schedule another event and it will take place. And, one person showed up, may seems small, although thinking...
Forum: Activist Discussion   11-30-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,044
Posted By wedigfood
Clothing is a major issue. I have another site,...

Clothing is a major issue. I have another site, fairtrademarket.com that addresses some of the issues around clothing. I agree the amount you pay at the store or online for fair trade, organic and...
Forum: Activist Discussion   11-29-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,044
Posted By wedigfood
I think you are the tiny minority, so I don't...

I think you are the tiny minority, so I don't think anyone would loose their jobs. Regardless, I think, at least in this country, most people could not do as you so the change needs to come within...
Forum: Activist Discussion   11-29-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,044
Posted By wedigfood
Thanks for the resource, will check it out and...

Thanks for the resource, will check it out and watch the documentary.
Forum: Activist Discussion   11-28-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,044
Posted By wedigfood
Thanks for responding to the thread. Hope your...

Thanks for responding to the thread. Hope your husband survived his two years without injury and any chronic disability.

Unfortunately it is well know that companies like Cargill hire...
Forum: Activist Discussion   11-28-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,044
Posted By wedigfood
Working conditions of field migrant workers, who is responsible?

In his new book The Chain, Ted Genoways, describes the Current State of Hog Slaughterhouses.

The animals, as most of us know, suffer greatly and then are obviously killed, but what about the...
Forum: Animal Rights and Welfare   11-25-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,724
Posted By wedigfood
Johnsally Try not to be discouraged. Your...

Johnsally

Try not to be discouraged. Your intentions are what counts. If that woman is from PETA and she attends that could be very beneficial. She will have all kinds of contacts and help....
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