An op-ed recently published on The Guardian proposes that eggs that are labeled "free-range" are wildly misleading to the consumer. Writer Chas Newkey-Burden explains that while it is convenient for the consumer to feel they are making a better choice when purchasing animal products with "humane" labels, they are ultimately supporting the inherent cruelty within the animal agriculture industry.
New project “Our Planet, Our Health” was launched in an effort to restructure British supermarkets to be more climate friendly. Scientists at Oxford University have partnered with various supermarkets—including grocery giant Sainsbury—to rearrange aisles to feature more produce and less meat. The mission of the project, which received more than $6 million in government funding, centers around recent studies that link the consumption of animal products to higher greenhouse gas emissions and increased global mortality.
Animal Friends Croatia joined the Go Palm Oil Free Challenge, which will run throughout February, starting on February 1st, the International Palm Oil Free Day. Palm oil is in almost all packaged products: chips, cookies, soups, sauces, personal care products, cleaning products etc. It is cultivated on a large scale where huge areas of tropical forest are destroyed.