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  1. Cafe owner's campaign targets carnivores

    Posted Mar 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Fiona Ng, Vivian Chen

    ... owner's newest campaign, Save The Human!, is raising awareness about the harm created by the global livestock industry. The group kicked off with a fund-raiser at Solas on Sunday with more than ... of a hamburger. But in June, I was at a conference and learned a new link between going vegetarian and going green. I was shocked that a UN report basically said livestock production was the No1 cause ...

  2. What's your poison?

    Posted Jun 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... outbreaks - or about seven in 10 - were due to bacterial food poisoning. Modern poultry and livestock farming methods have created favourable conditions for viruses and bacteria to make people ill ... such as trimmings, inedible offal and bones are processed into meat and bone meal, which in turn is added to livestock feed to improve its protein content. This recycling of infected meat was blamed ...

  3. One man's meat

    Posted Aug 14th 2009, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... this week. During internet research I chanced upon the Food and Agriculture Organisation's landmark 2006 report, Livestock's Long Shadow. The UN agency published it largely in response ... to be balanced, but neither livestock nor poultry raising nor crop nor fruit production is favoured. Preventing hunger is its overarching concern. Regardless, the headline statistics alone make clear ...

  4. Urban Jungle

    Posted Jun 15th 2007, 12:00am by Eric Lai

    ... respect a person of a different nationality or culture, even if they live on the other side of the world. Having seen the intelligence of livestock first-hand and having heard the cries of stress ... of the coin. Fully organic vegetable farming without pesticides or fertilisers could not sustain the world population and would lead to starvation. The environmental risks from livestock farming, ...

  5. Signature dish

    Posted Aug 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... for the planet because of problems with the disposal of their waste and the ozone-depleting gases that livestock emit. And still, I choose to eat meat. Why? Because I like the taste of it. I eat other ...

  6. Letters

    Posted Apr 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... produce massive amounts of waste, which releases powerful greenhouse gases into our atmosphere. The livestock sector is one of the largest sources of carbon dioxide and the single largest source ...

  7. Eat this...

    Posted Feb 08th 2009, 12:00am by Yvonne Lai

    ... food. A report from the United Nations estimates that 'livestock activity'- the business of raising animals for human consumption- accounts for 18 per cent of our carbon emissions- ...

  8. Strong animal instinct

    Posted Jul 17th 2006, 12:00am by Charmaine Chan

    ... spans. In The Ethics of What We Eat (titled The Way We Eat: Why Our Food Choices Matter in the US) he writes not only about factory-farmed livestock, but also whether it is OK to eat beef, fish ... of the University of Bristol, that broilers 'are the only livestock that are in chronic pain for the last 20 per cent of their lives': they don't move around because it hurts their joints ...



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