Written by PETA
Considering how much Martha Stewart loves animals, it shouldn't come as any surprise that the domestic diva is dedicating an entire show to vegan living. She'll be cooking a vegan entrée with Twitter's vegan co-founder, Biz Stone, and learning about a cruelty-free lifestyle with Kathy Freston, best-selling author of Veganist and Quantum Wellness.
By showing her fans how easy it is to whip up a delicious vegan meal, Martha could be helping them prevent obesity, heart disease, cancer, diabetes, and strokes, in addition to saving countless animals from abuse on factory farms and in slaughterhouses.
The show airs tomorrow, March 30, at 10 a.m. on the Hallmark channel. Can't wait until then to learn more about vegan living? Order your free vegetarian/vegan starter kit and discover how delicious cruelty-free can be.
The website TheDailyMeal has just released its list of the 50 Most Powerful People in Food, and appearing on that list is (drumroll, please) PETA President Ingrid E. Newkirk. TheDailyMeal is positioning itself to be the end-all be-all of food resources, and for this list, it chose people who "directly or have the ability to directly affect what and how we eat." Ingrid made the list at number 48 because of PETA's work to get people to be so revolted by meat and dairy products—i.e., to understand what their production does to animals and the environment, not to mention what eating them does to their insides—that they download a vegetarian/vegan starter kit and give a vegan diet a try. (Pause for applause.)
Rubbing shoulders with Ingrid at number 47 is guru of gourmet and PETA pal Martha Stewart, who narrated a PETA video that exposed cruelty to animals on fur farms. Congratulations to these two influential women, who are changing the planet for the betterment of us and animals. Let's eat!
And congrats to you if you are going vegan or trying to persuade someone else to go vegan.
Written by Michelle Sherrow
Listen up, ladies! You know how there's a never-ending list of female celebs willing to take it off to save animals, but sometimes men seem to be in short supply? Well, we're proposing that one more gentleman be added to the ranks of guys like Steve-O and David Cross, who have participated in our "Rather Go Naked Than Wear Fur" campaign: rapper and producer T.I.
Before T.I. reported to prison last week to serve his sentence for federal weapons charges, he sought some advice from PETA friend Martha Stewart on how to pass the time while incarcerated.
Well, if we don't just have the best idea ever.
Just after Martha was released from jail a few years ago, she narrated a public service announcement explaining the truth about the fur industry. So we've sent a letter to T.I. asking him to join Martha in the fight against the fur industry by posing for one of PETA's iconic ads after his release.
In the letter, we let T.I. know that we understand how he'll "[experience] firsthand what it is like for the millions of minks, rabbits, and other animals who are confined to filthy sheds on fur farms. But unlike inmates who are freed when they finish their sentences, these animals are beaten, have their necks broken, are electrocuted, and are often skinned alive for their fur."
Hopefully, T.I. will give it some thought and decide to show us his birthday suit after losing his orange jumpsuit.
Written by Lianne Turner
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