The rain forests are the primary source of oxygen for the entire planet; the very survival of the Earth is linked to their survival. The forests also provide ingredients for many medicines used to treat and cure human illnesses, and these resources have yet to be explored for their full potential.
Much of the excrement from
"food" animals (which amounts to 20 times as much fecal matter as
human waste) flows unfiltered into our lakes and streams.
The production of one pound
of beef requires 2,500 gallons of water. It takes less water to produce a
year's worth of food for a vegetarian diet and even much less for a vegan
diet than it does to produce one month's food for a meat-eater.
Raising animals for food is
an extremely inefficient way to feed a growing human population. The U.S.
livestock population consumes enough grain and
If Americans reduced their
meat consumption by only 10 percent it would free 12 million tons of grain
annually for human consumption. That alone would be
Be Healthy and Humane
Hi, I was wondering if you could list a new vegetarian
restaurant that recently opened up in Center City in your dining guide. It's
called Govinda's Cafe and it's at 1408 South Street. Everything is
lacto-vegetarian or vegan and it's good eatin'. The ambiance is really nice
and service is great! Let me know if
you can list it. It's so wonderful that I think a lot of vegetarians
will appreciate. Thanks,
Thought our members would like the following information:
Dupont to sell FMC’s soybean herbicide.
Dupont Co., Wilmington, agreed to distribute and sell FMC Corp’s sulfentrazone herbicide in the US soy bean market. Details of the 7 year contract were not disclosed. Dupont hopes the chemical will be used on 5-7 million acres of soybean crops in 1999 and growing to 30 million acres in a few years. Dupont spokesman Mike Ricciuto said an estimated 73 million acres of soybeans are planted in the US each year. FMC will also continue to market the herbicide for the US tobacco market. The Phila. Inquirer
All the more reason to purchase organic food!
Are we the only people who had horrible cooked food and cheap box mixes of cake going to Bermuda on the Royal Caribbean line cruise ship.
Let me know, write Wilma, Box303, 11 Chestnut Street, Cherry Hill 08002
Would like to hear from readers who have taken a vegetarian friendly cruise.
I am unable to drive and it would be great to have a
carton of tofu delivered to my house. Can you give me a phone number of a
business that can do this?
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