DawnWatch: NY Times features bear bile farming 5/22/13
(Note: Link to Mark Bittman's latest, "Why I'm Not a Vegan" is below.)
The Wednesday, May 22, New York Times includes an article (page A8) on the hideous practice of bear-bile farming. The piece, by Andrew Jacobs, is titled, "Folk Remedy Extracted From Ca...
DawnWatch: Stunning coverage of mustang round-ups on NBC's Today Show 5/14/13
NBC's Today Show has aired a stunning story on the wild mustang round-ups carried out by the Bureau of Land Management. It is heartbreaking to watch but so important for people to see. The segment makes it clear that the mustangs are driven off the land to...
Dawnwatch: Stunning special on pig farms on CTV's W5. 5/11/13
W5, Canada's most highly rated weekly news magazine show, which airs on Canada's top-rated network, CTV, has done a stunning special on pig farms. It features video from an undercover investigation conducted by Canada's new branch of Mercy for Animals. Wha...
Dawnwatch: NY Times Business front page on investing in alternatives to animal foods 4/29/13
Big smile time. On the front page of the New York Times business section, B1, Monday, April 29, is an article titled, "In Silicon Valleys Kitchen." It covers the popularity of the food market with venture capitalists, featuring a few different compan...
DawnWatch: NY Times on film industry animal problems plus FOUR ag-gag letters! 4/15/13
Before I share New York Times coverage of the flawed system that oversees animals used in the entertainment industry, I share, with many thanks to all who sent letters to the Times, four letters published in today's (Monday, April 15) New York Times about ...
DawnWatch: NY Times front page on ag-gag laws that make taping the crime. 4/7/13
Before I share today's important New York Times front page story on the ag-gag laws, I wanted to mention something about DawnWatch:
You have surely noticed how relatively infrequent the alerts have become as I have been focused on other work. Yet I am a...
Dawnwatch: EU to ban import of cosmetics tested on animals - NY Times report 3/11/13
Good new is today's New York Times:
The European Union, which banned cosmetic testing on animals back in 2004, is now banning the import and sale of such cosmetics. The article, by James Kanter, is headed, "E.U. to Ban Cosmetics With Animal-Tested Ingred...
DawnWatch: NY Times questions research on mice 2/12/13
The Tuesday, February 12, New York Times includes an article that tells us what folks like Dr Ray Greek at "Americans for Medical Advancement" (http://CureDisease.com) and Dr Neal Barnard at the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (http://PCRM.or...
DawnWatch: ABC News report on "Ag Gag" laws blocking cruelty investigations 2/5/13
Brian Ross and "The Blotter" ABC Investigative New Team have given some terrific coverage to a troubling phenomenon: the rash of state "ag-gag" laws cropping up across the country.
The ABC report explains that shocking video showing abuses of animals and...
Dawnwatch: NY Times on Sanctuary, Whale Starvation and poor US health 1/10-1/11/13
The New York Times has published a few articles of interest to animal folks in the last couple of days: A lovely piece on a not-so-crazy cat lady who runs a sanctuary, an op-ed piece on the effect of over-fishing on whale populations (robbing the whales o...
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