Welcome to the 138th episode of Our Hen House, featuring Ginny Messina — The Vegan R.D.
In today’s episode, we discuss the vegan hair salon we visited this past week (The Parlour) in the incredibly charming Portland neighborhood of St. John’s. We also talk about logging, and the deep impact that comes with actually seeing exploitation — be it of the planet or of animals — when it comes to inspiring people (including us!) to create change.
Joining us today is registered dietician, Ginny Messina, half of the dynamo behind the book Vegan for Life. Ginny will discuss with us some misconceptions about vegan nutrition, and she’ll explain why — even in her field of expertise — the animals always come first.
For our review, we’ll share our thoughts on the animated film, The Lorax, which talks about a world where trees no longer exist. You will not want to miss our unique take on this flick, and you may be surprised by our feelings about it.
All that, vegan banter, and of course, current events from the world of animal rights.
This week’s news items include:
- “Butterball Worker Pleads Guilty To Felony Cruelty To Animals Following Mercy For Animals Investigation” from Herald Online
- “The Humane Society of the United States Applauds the California Legislature for Passing Bill to Prohibit Bear and Bobcat Hounding” from HSUS
- “Animals Are As With It As Humans, Scientists Say” from Discovery.com
- “U.S. Congressmen Compare Undercover Investigators to Arsonists and Terrorists” from Green is the New Red
- “Animal rights group sues Kansas State Fair over slaughter video” from Reuters
- “Beef: Even Worse Than We Thought” from JamesMcWilliams.com
- “Ben the bear won’t return to roadside zoo in NC” from Ventura County Star
“The least I can do is speak out for those who cannot speak for themselves.” -Jane Goodall
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