From PETA by Paulin Moore | January 16, 2015 When California’s groundbreaking ban on the sale of foie gras went into effect in 2012, a little-known restaurant in Hermosa Beach, California, tried to skirt the law by renaming its foie gras burger “THE Burger” and falsely advertising that it came with “a complimentary side of foie gras.” We (and caring consumers everywhere) weren’t buying that, so PETA brought a lawsuit against Hot’s Kitchen seeking to prevent the restaurant from continuing to [Read more...]
Read the complete article at the Mercy for Animals website. Perdue Chicken Farmer Comes Clean About Animal Cruelty The video caught the attention of Nicholas Kristof of The New York Times who had this to say about it: Torture a single chicken and you risk arrest. Abuse hundreds of thousands of chickens for their entire lives? That’s agribusiness. ... ... I don’t know where to draw the lines. But when chickens have huge open bedsores on their undersides, I wonder if that isn’t less [Read more...]
From: Gurudev Chitrabhanu Diwali - Festival of Lights celebrated from Thursday, October 23, to Monday, October 27, 2014 What is Diwali? From Wikipedia: Diwali or Divali also known as Deepavali and the "festival of lights", is an ancient Hindu festival celebrated in autumn every year. The festival spiritually signifies the victory of light over darkness, knowledge over ignorance, good over evil, and hope over despair.