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Category Archive for 'Veggie Revolution (co-authored with Sadie Kneidel)'

Dairy cow. Photo: Sally Kneidel A couple of years ago, one of my co-workers brought a Pizza Hut pizza into our workplace for lunch. I remember it because I was surprised at how much cheese was on the pizza. Way too much! Biting it was like sinking my teeth into a greasy gob of congealed […]

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My mom was a meat, eggs, and milk gal.  To her way of thinking, animal protein was the key to good health.  Breakfast was bacon, eggs, and milk, period.  If my brothers and I were running late for school with no time to eat, she made us gulp down a blend of raw eggs and […]

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This post now on Google News and on the syndicated BasilandSpice.com Two young girls lead the way I was asked to review the new DVD, “What’s on YOUR Plate? The Film about Kids and Food Politics”. The stars of the movie are two 11-year-old multiracial girls in NYC, Sadie Hope-Gund and Safiyah Riddle. The film […]

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Tis the season to eat pecan pies, Christmas cookies, cheese sticks, and other festive goodies. Right? Just for a month or so. Then we’ll all go on diets!  Diet books’ highest sales are right after the holidays. I’ve already gained a couple of pounds and it’s not even Thanksgiving yet! But after reading this study […]

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Readers, I like to publish this riveting article by animal-rights activist Jim Mason every Thanksgiving. It’s in honor of the millions of turkeys that will be consumed during the coming week.  After reading it, you may decide to eat something else!  Many thanks to my friend Jim, co-author of the landmark book Animal Factories for […]

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A book review by Sally Kneidel, PhD http://sallykneidel.com As a biologist and co-author of two books about the meat industry, I was asked by Jonathan Safran Foer’s publicist to review Foer’s new non-fiction book Eating Animals. I confess I didn’t want to read it, because the topic can be distressing. But I’m glad I did. […]

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All photos and text by Sally Kneidel, PhD, of sallykneidel.com and veggierevolution.blogspot.com Photo by Sally Kneidel, PhD I read an article today that blew my socks off – it may be the most significant article I’ve ever read.  It’s online and in the Nov/Dec 2009 print issue of Worldwatch, a publication of Worldwatch Institute – […]

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Story by Sally Kneidel, PhD, of sallykneidel.com The New York Times reported on October 11 that eating ground beef is still risky.  Well, yes, but what’s new about that?  Of course it’s still risky. Every now and then the media decide to write up something about the hazards of beef as though it were new, […]

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Text and all photos by Sally Kneidel, PhD I like Obama. Just like me, he’s tired of Smithfield and Tyson and ConAgra and all those mega food corporations running the show and fouling our food. I heard on NPR last week that, starting in 2010, the Justice and Agriculture departments will hold town meetings in […]

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