Meeting America’s Farmed Animals in Stories and Photographs


Information & Resources

140 Billion Animals Slaughtered Worldwide Every Year

ADAPTT :: Animals Deserve Absolute Protection Today and Tomorrow >> The Animal Kill Counter: Basic Version

Animals Slaughtered Since You Clicked On This Page

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0 chickens
0 ducks
0 pigs
0 rabbits
0 turkeys
0 geese
0 sheep
0 goats
0 cows and calves
0 rodents (excluding rabbits)
0 pigeons and other birds
0 buffaloes
0 horses, donkeys, mules, camelids

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There are many excellent books, web sites, organizations and other resources
available to help you find additional information on farmed animals, factory farming and adopting a vegetarian or vegan diet. There are so many, in fact, that it would be impossible to list them all, so what follows are some of our favorites. Each will lead to many more where you’ll find information, encouragement, and inspiration…



Diet for a New America: How Your Food Choices Affect Your Health, Happiness and the Future of Life on Earth, by John Robbins (Stillpoint Publishing, 1987.)

Farm Sanctuary: Changing Hearts and Minds About Animals and Food, by Gene Baur, (Touchstone, 2008.)

Prisoned Chickens, Poisoned Eggs: An Inside Look at the Modern Poultry Industry, by Karen Davis (revised edition, Book Publishing Co., 2009.)

Quantum Wellness: A Practical Guide to Health and Happiness, by Kathy Freston
( Weinstein Books, 2009.)

The Face On Your Plate: The Truth About Food, by Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson (W.W. Norton & Company, 2009.)

The Food Revolution: How Your Diet Can Help Save Your Life and Our World, by John Robbins (Conari Press, 2001.)

The Pig Who Sang to the Moon: The Emotional World of Farm Animals, by Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson (Ballantine Books, 2004.)




VegNews is the premier magazine focusing on a vegetarian lifestyle, offering information on living a compassionate and healthy lifestyle with the latest vegetarian news, interviews, travel tales, features on food and health, recipes, the hottest new veg products, vegan weddings, and celebrity buzz.




Compassionate Cooks is a resource for recipes, book reviews and information about vegetarianism that gives people the tools they need to optimize their health and live in a manner benefiting the Earth and its inhabitants.

Compassion Over Killing offers a free, 24-page “Vegetarian Starter Guide,” by mail or download. The booklet contains information on nutrition, shopping,
and helpful tips.

Happy Cow is a searchable directory of vegetarian and vegan restaurants and natural health food stores. The site includes thousands of listings and reviews, as well as a community forum.

Vegan Outreach is a nonprofit organization dedicated to reducing the suffering of farmed animals by promoting informed, ethical eating.

The Vegetarian Resource Group is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to educate the public on vegetarianism and the interrelated issues of health, nutrition, ecology, ethics and world hunger.

VegPeople is a vegan and vegetarian “online community” offering discussion boards on animals, food and fitness, recipes, philosophy and more.

VegWeb is a recipe “swap” site where you can browse an extensive collection of user-created and reviewed vegan recipes.

Veg for Life, a Farm Sanctuary website, is a comprehensive information and networking site filled with hundreds of resources, recipes and tips to help you on your veg journey.

Vegan at Heart is a free e-mail coaching program for people who are vegan at heart but not necessarily in practice. As a subscriber, you will receive one vegan “mission” every day for 30 days. Each mission takes just minutes to complete.