Tag Archives: Mario Vincelette

Letter
January 18, 2016

Meat Industry 9, Consumers 0

Dear Editor,

The “Dietary Guidelines for Americans” released Jan. 7 by U.S. departments of Agriculture and Health and Human Services mark the ninth time in a row that the meat industry has successfully suppressed scientific findings recommending reduced meat consumption. The reduction was recommended by…

Letter
November 30, 2015

Why not skip the turkey on Thanksgiving?

Dear Editor,

While President Obama is pardoning two turkeys for Thanksgiving, every one of us can exercise that same presidential power by choosing a nonviolent Thanksgiving observance that spares a turkey’s life.

And here are some good reasons:

You can brag about pardoning a turkey,…

Letter
October 29, 2015

The meat industry is scary

Dear Editor,

I was never scared of all the witches, zombies, and assorted goblins wandering around on Halloween next Saturday night. What really used to scare me was the meat industry.

This is the industry that mutilates, cages, and butchers billions of cows, pigs, and…