News and Updates
"Cleveland, Ohio’s Fox 8 News I-Team recently aired an exclusive
expose featuring MFA’s three undercover investigations at Ohio’s
largest egg factory farms. The piece, with a running time of about 8 minutes,
aired three times during primetime spots. The segment was hyped in preceding
days, with TV and radio ads repeatedly stating that viewers may want to think
twice the next time they consider eating eggs."
Soymilk Encounter of the 8th Kind
I finally had the chance to try 8th
Continent soymilk, and damn if the chocolate
isn't even better than Silk's!
"Robert Thornell says that five years ago an invisible swirling poison
invaded his family farm and the house he had built with his hands. It robbed
him of his memory, his balance and his ability to work. It left him with mood
swings, a stutter and fistfuls of pills. He went from doctor to doctor, unable
to understand what was happening to him. The 14th doctor finally said he knew
the source of the maladies: cesspools the size of football fields belonging
to the industrial hog farm a half-mile from the Thornell home." (1-time
Mailbag: Why Vegan Spam?
We all think the messages we should be putting out
should be called "VEGAN ANTI-SPAM", and if no one else does it,
we plan on doing it ourselves, because vegans must not be contradictory in
any way otherwise we will not be taken seriously. In addition, we must stand
apart from all the other spams and define ourselves as the anti-spams.
We find that a lot of people enjoy the irony of the title “Vegan Spam.”
Although there is no single reason behind why people don't consider the vegan
message, it has been our experience that it isn’t any contradiction that
leads vegans to not be taken seriously. In some cases, the arrogance and self-righteousness
of some vegans keeps many from considering our message. The vegan example can
be much more attractive to people if it contains humor,
joy, and humility.
Thank you for all the valuable information your organization
has provided me. It has helped me make some wise and informed decisions, and
allowed me to better explain my choices to the people around me.
MO, Thornhill, ON, 5/10/03
I don’t know where to begin in expressing my
appreciation! What you do for the defenseless animals of this world is highly
commendable. I’d like to help you spread awareness!
SE, Geneva, OH, 5/7/03
I just wanted to thank you for getting all this information
to me in time for the Ft. Worth Main St. Arts Festival this past weekend.
Our booth was a huge success. We spoke with hundreds of people who were, wanted
to be, or knew someone who was vegetarian. We gave away about 500 Why
Vegans, 200 Vegetarian Livings and 50 Vegan Starter Packs.
We got such a positive response from everyone and we will definitely be doing
this every year from now on. Thanks again.
CB, Ft. Worth, TX, 4/28/03
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