The Freedom of Species Team
Are Vegan Products Always Ethical?
New FoS presenters Davita and Trev discuss the Valentine’s Day Outreach they will be taking part in with Melbourne Cow Save. This action raises awareness about both the animal ethics and human rights issues behind the many common chocolate products typically purchased for Valentine’s Day. Links: For more information about Melbourne Cow Save events including the upcoming Valentine’s Day event, join the Melbourne Cow Save activist group here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/151521708967534 Check out the chocolate listed on The Food Empowerment Project's website for vegan options that are free of child slave labour. This list is also available in their handy mobile app: https://foodispower.org/chocolate-list The article discussed on the show that covered Joe the pigeon: https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2021/jan/15/joe-the-pigeons-life-may-be-spared-after-fake-leg-tag-suggests-hes-not-from-the-us Veguary is a FREE month-long pledge campaign by the Afro Vegan Society ‘encouraging people to commit to vegan living during the month of February. This campaign is purposefully situated in the month of February - Black History Month in the United States - to highlight the contributions of Black trailblazers, and the many benefits of vegan living in our communities’: https://www.afrovegansociety.org/veguary Music Played: charm ‘postcode’: https://charm.bandcamp.com/ Chokeules ‘40-year-old vegan’: https://handsolorecords.bandcamp.com/album/stay-up Goldfinger ‘Open Your Eyes’: https://www.goldfingermusic.com/music/open-your-eyes-goldfinger/