Issues

Food from animal sources:

  • Factory farming cruelty

-Chickens

-Pigs

  • Dairy industry

-Waste products: male calves

  • Egg industry

-Waste products: male chicks

 

Clothing from animal sources:

  • Leather

-Toxic chemicals in tanning process

  • Wool

-Mulesing

  • Down

-Live plucking

 

Animal experimentation:

  • Cruel procedures
  • Outdated methods
  • Results not likely to be applicable to humans
  • Legal requirement for companies to sell their product in China
  • Parent companies

 

Acquiring companion animals:

  • Pet shops may have pets from unreliable sources
  • Overpopulation
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