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PETA offers to help Kingfisher Airlines through new ads (With Images)


May 2nd, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 2 (IANS) In an interesting offer, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India has written to Kingfisher Airlines chairman Vijay Mallya, stating that they could help ... Read more...

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Flesh eating helped humans spread globally


April 19th, 2012 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, April 19 (IANS) When early humans turned flesh eaters, the diet allowed women to wean babies earlier and have more children, culminating in the species' global spread, a study ... Read more...

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Avoid meat before Olympics, China tells its athletes


March 15th, 2012 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) China has advised its athletes against eating meat before the 2012 London Olympics as it may contain the banned substance clenbuterol, Russian anti-doping agency Rusada ... Read more...

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Mccartney immortalised on PETA Stamp


November 29th, 2011 - 6:57 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 29 (IANS) People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) have launched a new stamp range featuring the likes of the 20 most famous vegetarians of all-time, ... Read more...

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Cooked - not raw - food provides more energy


November 8th, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 8 (IANS) Contrary to popular belief, cooked food provides more energy than its raw version, which is particularly true of meat.The finding suggests humans are biologically adapted to ... Read more...

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Pregnant women may pass toxins in GM foods to babies


May 20th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 20 (IANS) Pregnant women, beware! The milk you are drinking to nourish your unborn baby may be harmful.Toxic pesticides which are implanted into genetically modified (GM) food crops ... Read more...

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UK church asks schools not to serve ‘halal meat’ to pupils


February 13th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 13 (ANI): The Church of England has asked its schools to make sure that they do not serve halal meat amid concerns that a number of them are providing meat ... Read more...

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Rescued hens to feast at this Christmas Party!


December 13th, 2010 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 13 (IANS) Six hens rescued from slaughter will be served at a Christmas dinner - not in dinner plates but with food as guests of honour! This unusual party will ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Thanksgiving Options For Those Who Prefer Vegetarian Food


November 24th, 2010 - 6:55 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Thanksgiving is the time for reunion with family members and friends and it is also the time for some mouthwatering and tasty dishes. However, the mention ... Read more...

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Salman’s Failed Attempt At Turning Sonu Non - Veg


August 30th, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 30, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Time and again one hears about harmless pranks being played by co - stars on sets of a film. However, it isn't very often when things ... Read more...

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38 infected with anthrax in Bangladesh


August 20th, 2010 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Aug 20 (IANS) At least 38 people have been detected with anthrax, three weeks after they consumed beef from two infected cows in a village in Bangladesh, an offical said. The incident ... Read more...

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Fran Healy Keeps Promise Made To Paul McCartney, Turns Vegetarian


July 29th, 2010 - 7:18 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri July 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Fran Healy known as the front man of Travis has kept his promise made to Paul McCartney. He wrote so in his blog recently. The singer ... Read more...

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Eat less meat to tackle climate change: UN panel


June 3rd, 2010 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 3 (IANS) Eating meat causes environmental degradation and the world population needs to become vegetarian to tackle climate change, says a UN panel. Experts believe that the greatest cause of ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Leona Lewis urges partygoers to shun alcohol


April 23rd, 2010 - 4:13 am ICT by IANS
London, April 23 (IANS) Pop star Leona Lewis has defended her decision not to drink insisting revellers who need alcohol to have a good time have a "stupid mindset". The "Bleeding love" ... Read more...

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Well-cooked meat may increase bladder cancer risk


April 20th, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 20 (ANI): Frequently eating meat, especially the one which is well done or cooked at high temperatures, may increase your chances of developing bladder cancer, according to a new study.The ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Kelly Osbourne blasts meat industry


April 14th, 2010 - 1:42 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 14 (IANS) Singer Kelly Osbourne has blasted the "meat industry" and admits she is reassessing everything she eats. "I've become increasingly aware of how disgusting the American meat industry can ... Read more...

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Grazing cows can actually cut global warming


April 8th, 2010 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 8 (ANI): Grazing cows or sheep can cut emissions of a powerful greenhouse gas, a new study has found.Earlier, environmentalists, from Lord Stern to Sir Paul McCartney, have urged ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New Atkins diet unhealthy, says Kiwi dietician


April 5th, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, April 4 (ANI): The new Atkins diet is not a healthy way to shed extra pounds, a Kiwi food expert has warned.The new version of Atkins, which is available ... Read more...

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Indian Australian billionaires ban workers from eating meat on their property


March 28th, 2010 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
Perth (Australia), Mar.28 (ANI): Indian Australian billionaires Pankaj and Radhika Oswal have banned workers building their Peppermint Grove mansion from eating meat, attracting the ire of the Western Australian construction union.The building ... Read more...

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Some gorillas may eat monkeys


March 6th, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 6 (ANI): A recent study that found monkey DNA in the feces of wild African mountain gorillas, has hinted that some gorilla species eat monkeys, and are not entirely ... Read more...

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Going veggie may do more harm to the environment than eating meat


February 12th, 2010 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 12 (ANI): A new study has determined that becoming a vegetarian can do more harm to the environment than continuing to eat red meat.According to The Times, the study by ... Read more...

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People may have to go vegetarian to save Earth


October 27th, 2009 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 27 (ANI): Lord Stern of Brentford, a senior authority on climate change, has said that people may have to go vegetarian to save the planet.According to a report in the ... Read more...

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US finds first case of swine flu in pigs


October 20th, 2009 - 3:11 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 20 (DPA) The US has detected the first case of swine flu in pigs, the Department of Agriculture said Monday. The virus was found in a sample taken from a state ... Read more...

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When Shakira turned vegetarian after befriending chickens


July 19th, 2009 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 19 (IANS) Singer Shakira says that she gave up eating meat after she was given four chickens to look after. "I named them and they became very close to me. ... Read more...

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Heather Mills to serve up meat-free dishes in new eatery V-Bites


June 29th, 2009 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
New York, June 29 (ANI): Heather Mills will have meat-free dishes on the menu of her new eatery V-Bites in Brighton, UK.Sir Paul McCartney's former wife, who is a patron of ... Read more...

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Chinese ventriloquist can imitate 50 different bird sounds!


June 19th, 2009 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jun 19 (ANI): A Chinese ventriloquist has developed the skill to imitate the sounds of 50 different birds.Xu Mingfu, 53, who first learned ventriloquism five years ago in Beijing, likes ... Read more...

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Thursdays are veggie days, Belgian town tells citizens


May 14th, 2009 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Ghent (Belgium), May 13 (DPA) Two thousand years after the earliest Christians gave up eating meat on Friday as a penance, the Belgian town of Ghent went one better by urging its ... Read more...

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US, Mexico, Canada calls for lifting pork bans


May 8th, 2009 - 3:14 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 8 (DPA) The US, Mexico and Canada Thursday urged trading partners around the world to lift all restrictions on pork products that were adopted because of the swine flu outbreak, ... Read more...

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Eating burnt meat raises risk of pancreatic cancer


April 22nd, 2009 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 22 (IANS) Avoid eating meat nearly charred or burnt in cooking, as it increases the risk of pancreatic cancer. Kristin Anderson, associate professor at the University of Minnesota School of Public ... Read more...

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Cinema halls are the best to escape from heat: Sonia Kapoor


April 21st, 2009 - 1:49 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Q. How would you define beauty? A. Everyone likes outer beauty. But in reality it's the inner beauty which makes a difference. I would rather give an advantage to the person who ... Read more...

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‘Burger-lover’ Padma Lakshmi reveals her body-perfect secret


February 26th, 2009 - 4:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 26 (ANI): With Padma Lakshmi's svelte figure, it would be difficult to imagine that she loves food. However, the pretty lady has confessed her love for burgers and maintains that ... Read more...

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Germans told to stop eating meat-heavy diet to help the planet


January 23rd, 2009 - 6:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 23 (ANI): German officials have told their countrymen to avoid their traditional meat-heavy diet of schnitzel and bratwurst and opt for a lighter Mediterranean diet in order to help ... Read more...

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Karl Lagerfeld defends fur industry


January 4th, 2009 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 4 (ANI): Chanel designer Karl Lagerfeld has defended the fur industry saying ''beasts'' in the wild would "kill us if they could."The 75-year-old mogul said in a radio interview ... Read more...

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Indian filmmaker to portray what life is actually like for immigrants in US


December 28th, 2008 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 28 (ANI): Indian-born, Maryland-raised director Shilpa Priya Jagadeesh says she wants to portray what life is actually like for 20-something Indian immigrants in the United States."I want to portray ... Read more...

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Macca once wrote to Dalai Lama criticising his stand on eating meat


December 15th, 2008 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 15 (ANI): Beatles legend Sir Paul McCartney has revealed that he once wrote to the Dalai Lama to criticise him for eating meat.He said that he decided to write ... Read more...

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