Group protests McDonald’s use of caged chicken eggs

Group protests McDonald’s use of caged chicken eggs

A Taiwanese nonprofit group advocating for environmental and animal rights demonstrated in Taipei yesterday to urge fast-food giant McDonald’s to stop using eggs from battery-farmed chickens. Representatives from the Environment and Animal Society of Taiwan (EAST) dressed in chicken costumes and unfurled banners, holding placards in front of a McDonald’s outlet and calling on the … Read more

More food for thought: a follow-up qualitative study on experiences of food bank access and food insecurity in Ottawa, Canada | BMC Public Health

More food for thought: a follow-up qualitative study on experiences of food bank access and food insecurity in Ottawa, Canada | BMC Public Health

In Canada, nearly equal proportions of men and women draw on food banks [16]. Our sample of participants was similar in this regard, with 5 females and 6 males taking part in our follow-up interviews. Our findings corroborated those of other studies, that reliance on food banks as a long-term resource to help meet one’s … Read more

Opinion: Inflation isn’t the only reason food prices are rising

Opinion: Inflation isn’t the only reason food prices are rising

A worker re-stocks products in the meat section at an Atlantic Superstore grocery in Halifax on Jan. 28, 2022.Kelly Clark/The Canadian Press Anthony Winson is a professor emeritus of sociology and anthropology at the University of Guelph. Canadian consumers have become increasingly alarmed by dramatic price increases in a variety of products they purchase for … Read more

Canada’s Holiday Train Has Been Cancelled Yet Again & Here’s What Will Happen Instead

Canada’s Holiday Train Has Been Cancelled Yet Again & Here’s What Will Happen Instead

For the second year in a row, Canadian Pacific (CP) is canceling in-person festivities aboard their seriously Christmas-y Holiday Train that usually lights up at stops across the country. According to a press release on October 8, this year in place of the magical ride, you can once again watch a virtual benefit concert from … Read more