According to Russia Today, McDonalds will open its first meat-free outlet in India. But it may have more to do with religion than diet! “A vegetarian store makes absolute sense in the places which are famous as pilgrimage sites,” Rajesh Kumar Maini, a spokesman for McDonald’s India told AFP. Check out the full article here: http://rt.com/business/news/vegan-mcdonalds-hamburger-india-337/
On Aug 21st “the USDA shut down operations at Central Valley Meat Co. in Hanford, Calif. The facility, located at the center of California’s dairy industry, slaughters California dairy cows when their milk production declines and sells their meat to make hamburger for the school lunch program.” Read the rest of author John Robbins‘ Huffington Post article here.
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We recently came across this awesome infographic from PETA explaining the effect of leather production globally:
Also check out John Robbins’ new book NO HAPPY COWS: Dispatches from the Frontlines of the Food Revolution: