I haven't heard of this blog before, but an interesting little piece from "The Comment Factory" by Randy Poehlman on Tracing Food: Why Japan has the right idea on meat production.
Poehlman writes that Japanese producers are required to assign a 10-digit code to each animal throughout its life, allowing consumers to access information about the animal at the point of sale.
Assuming he's correct, this could moot a lot of the humano-centric reasons to stop eating meat...
The famous House of Blues switched to a cage-free eggs only policy with the new year, according to Chicago's Examiner.com.
Daelyn Fortney writes: "This groundbreaking initiative will have a large impact as the live music restaurant uses more than 2 million eggs each year."
Kudos to HSUS for all of its efforts in encouraging House of Blues to be the latest restaurant to switch to a cage-free policy.
And PETA has named Tim Gunn and Ellen DeGeneres their man and woman of the year in recognition for their animal-friendly stances. Read more in L.A. Unleashed...