Two new bills from NJ senator Cory Booker cheered me this month.
And a 13 year old girl was named a Marvel superhero for her animal
advocacy work. There is good news out there amid the pandemic
gloom. I hope that you and your loved ones are well and coping
Bill Introduced to End Factory Farming
I was thrilled to find this good news in July. Senators Cory
Booker and Elizabeth Warren have introduced a bill to end factory
farming. I suspect it will not sail through Congress, but it's
encouraging that this Farm System Reform Act continues to add
co-signers. Read more in these two articles:
More Recent Bill to Protect Workers
Just this week Senator Booker introduced another bill to slow
down and scale back the kill rate at "processing" plants. The Safe
Line Speeds in Covid-19 bill would protect workers who are
especially vulnerable to Covid-19.
Urgent Need to Reduce Meat Eating
Doctors in Britain warn that personal and planetary health are
at risk if we don't drastically cut back on eating meat. The world
is beginning to take heed of what vegans have been saying for
Marvel Superhero: 13 year old vegan Genesis Butler
We are never too old and never too young to speak out for
animals. Here's one inspiring story.
Vegan Cheesecake at TJs
Trader Joe's is now carrying frozen vegan cheesecake. I'm looking
forward to trying these. Here's more:
Avocado Milk Coming Soon
I thought it must be a joke when I saw the headline, but this is
for real. Freeze dried avocados will be a prime ingredient in a
new, nondairy milk.
More Vegan Restaurants Open than Close During Pandemic
HappyCow.net reports that new vegan eateries are opening faster
than old ones are closing. So many new adventures to look
forward to when we return to dining out!
As always, be sure to look at www.bayareaveg.org/events.htm and www.meetup.com/marin-vegan/ to find out what's happening in the coming weeks. Also, check out Compassionate Living in Sonoma County. Their web site is www.socoveg.org/. And The San Francisco Veg Society at www. SFVS.org is just over the bridge.
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