23 Jul '11, 4pm

Become A Vegan This Weekend | Care2 Causes

I am vegan for the sake of both the animals and humans. The animal industry (because that is what farming is) involves incredible suffering and inhumanity. It also means that humans starve because the grain that they could eat is used to produce meat. AN AVERAGE of 10lbs of grain to produce 1lb of meat. Whilst people were dying of starvation in Ethiopia and Somalia, the Governments of these dictatorial regimes were exporting thousands of tonnes of grain to places such as Britain to earn foreign revenues to buy weapons from Britain to repress their people who were on the point of revolt because they were starving because the grain was being exported . . . the original vicious circle. My facts and figures come from UNICEF, Oxfam & Save the Children, by the way.

Full article: http://www.care2.com/causes/become-a-vegan-this-weekend.html

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