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Related Categories: U.S. | Animal Liberation
Animal Rights, Environment & Other Progressive News 3721pm11
by Save Earth
Sunday Mar 7th, 2021 10:28 PM
Sooner or later, accumulated knowledge spills over into action.
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Billions of animals from small birds and squirrels to raccoons and cats have died crushed in dumpster emptying trash trucks. Neither corporate nor municipal trash collectors take the time to check dumpsters or cans before emptying them
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Turning trash into treasure: using plastic pellets in building blocks and road construction
https://qz.com/africa/1263830/how-a-ghanaian-entrepreneur-uses-recycled-plastic-to-make-cheaper-roads-and-building-blocks/
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A cricket on the hearth is good luck, it is said. A company is making dog food treats out of killed crickets. Crickets too have rights.
There are 147 million vegan dog websites.. Vegan dogs are smarter, gentler, healthier, stronger.
Vegan dogs are smarter, gentler, healthier, stronger. Vegetarian cats are smarter, gentler,
healthier, stronger than fisheating cats who have radiation, mercury poisoning, kidney stones etc.
https://www.petfoodprocessing.net/articles/13285-cricket-based-pet-treat-company-to-debut-first-dog-foods
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Wikipedia referred to the 44,000 cows on the Mormon owned Deseret Ranches of Florida as 'head of beef cattle'. Animals are not just their heads but their bodies.
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Some Mormon businesses do not sell coffee or tea because of caffeine but do sell caffeine containing colas. Dioxypurine (caffeine) is not as harmful as trioxypurine (uric acid) in animal muscle cells.
Why I Don't Eat Meat - UK Indymedia
https://www.indymedia.org.uk/en/2013/06/510447.html
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State agencies in Utah punishing vegetarian and vegan parents http://emmasmith.org/FamilyVsState.htm
There is a small but growing group of Mormon
vegetarians. http://ldsveg.org
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Business Insider covered 25 biggest landowners in US, but failed to mention
Deseret Ranches owned by the Mormon church which has the country's largest
cow calf operations, 295,000 acres in Florida as well as other cattle ranches and factory farms.
https://www.businessinsider.in/thelife/culture/the-25-biggest-landowners-in-the-us/slidelist/44893242.cms
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One of many Mormon church owned factory farms is https://twitter.com/nonviolentnews9/status/1368745971811823617/photo/1
In addition the church owns several cattle and other ranches, and was reported to own stock in a fast food chain.
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The following link claims to list the 10 largest ranches in the US but most listed
are under a quarter million acres, while
Business Insider has a more complete list
of 25 ranches at 250,000 to 2 million acres
https://www.landandwildlife.com/blog-post/largest-ranch-in-the-us
https://www.businessinsider.in/thelife/culture/the-25-biggest-landowners-in-the-us/slidelist/44893242.cms
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https://factsaboutromney.wordpress.com/2012/10/19/underreported-facts-about-romney/
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It is indeed ironic that the United Methodists support Heifer International's
animal cruelty since John Wesley, founder of Methodism, was vegetarian as were the founders of the Salvation Army, Seventh Day Adventists, Franciscans etc. who believed Jesus, the Essene, was vegetarian.
https://veganchristianity.wordpress.com/methodismfounderjohnwesley/
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Heifer Int'l sends terrified baby cows, pigs, sheep, oxen, goats, water buffalo, llamas, alpacas, camels, rabbits, chickens, bees, frogs fish, to others in promoting animal ag. Some
beings die in being shipped. Others after a life
of slavery are slaughtered.
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Huge Brazilian cowkilling JBS got
tax subsidies from US. JBS and Smithfield (owned by Chinese co.) have had high
rates of worker covid infections. Farm animals and workers can transmit covid to
each other according to UC Davis, Univ of Minnesota, Dutch health authorities etc.
https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/this-foreign-meat-company-got-us-tax-money-now-it-wants-to-conquer-america/2019/11/04/854836ae-eae5-11e9-9306-47cb0324fd44_story.html
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More:
In May of 2019 Trump gave 16 billion to huge animal agriculture operations. At that time JBS, world's largest animal
slaughter co., got 78 million $, more
than any US pig murder operation.
https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/this-foreign-meat-company-got-us-tax-money-now-it-wants-to-conquer-america/2019/11/04/854836ae-eae5-11e9-9306-47cb0324fd44_story.html
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In discussing another Mormon church owned ranch the Salt Lake Tribune used objectifying pronoun 'which' rather than 'who'
to refer to cows. Mormon cattle ranches r a factor in Utah drought & fires fireshttps://www.sltrib.com/news/environment/2020/10/01/lds-churchs-northern-utah/
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Singer Billie Eilish a vegan
https://vegnews.com/2019/12/billie-eilish-it-s-a-really-good-time-to-be-vegan
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Grocery stores could stop crushing produce and donate it to food banks.. restaurants could
donate cooked but not served food to food banks etc.
https://www.motherjones.com/environment/2021/03/we-throw-out-more-than-2-trillion-pounds-of-food-every-year-un-says/
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Georgia bill would criminalize giving food and drink to people waiting in line to vote. It would
also eliminate Sunday voting etc.
https://truthout.org/articles/georgia-bill-would-criminalize-giving-water-to-voters-waiting-in-long-lines/
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MSNBC's Sunday night host Mehdi Hasan, covered more progressive topics with
compassion, passion, and intellect than any other
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It took George Floyd 7 minutes and 46 seconds
slowly to suffocate under the knee of a Minnesota policeman who ignored his saying
he could not breathe. Whether it's a human being or a fish, all have a right to breathe.
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In 2007, JBS bought cow and pig killer Swift and Co. In 2008, it purchased cowkilling operations of Smithfield. In 2009, it acquired chicken knifer Pilgrim’s Pride. In 2015, JBS bought Cargill’s pig slaughter division. And in 2017, the company purchased chicken knifer GNP Co. 8 senators want JBS' monopoly challenged.
https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/this-foreign-meat-company-got-us-tax-money-now-it-wants-to-conquer-america/2019/11/04/854836ae-eae5-11e9-9306-47cb0324fd44_story.html
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China has suspended imports from two Brazilian pig slaughter plants owned by JBS SA and BRF SA according to the Chinese customs authority, as it cracks down on meat shipments
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-brazil-meatpackers/china-halts-imports-from-two-more-brazil-meat-plants-amid-covid-19-concerns-idUSKBN2460PC
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JBS Co.setting fire to and bulldozing Brazilian rainforest has burned trillions of creatures alive and harmed the entire world's raincycles. JBS has 60,000 employees in US, and their slaughterhouses here had high rates of infected workers.
Worker sneezes can make the meat covid contaminated.
https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/this-foreign-meat-company-got-us-tax-money-now-it-wants-to-conquer-america/2019/11/04/854836ae-eae5-11e9-9306-47cb0324fd44_story.html
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French fries require ideally 3 ingredients:
1. organic potatoes 2. olive, coconut,
almond or other oil 3. salt
Some of 19 items in McD fries
Potatoes, Vegetable Oil (Canola Oil, Soybean Oil, Hydrogenated Soybean Oil, Natural Beef Flavor [Wheat and Milk Derivatives]*, Citric Acid Dextrose, Sodium Acid Pyrophosphate Salt. TBHQ. Dimethylpolysiloxane
https://food.ndtv.com/food-drinks/there-are-19-ingredients-in-your-mcdonalds-french-fries-736343-
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