Cruelty Free 101 (VZ 64)

Using live animals in experiments is not a modern concept.  The ancient Greeks practiced vivisection, the dissection of live animals, in order to understand how living organisms functioned.  Historically, animals have been used to test treatments before applying to humans, and this practice continues to this day.  This cruel, unnecessary practice.


In this episode of the Vegetarian Zen podcast, you’ll learn the definition of cruelty-free.  You’ll hear four myths about cruelty-free products and learn about the independent certification programs geared toward protecting animals and providing cruelty-free products to consumers.



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Here’s what we mention in this episode:

  • PETA – Beauty Without Bunnies Program

Quote of the Week

To my mind, the life of a lamb is no less precious than that of a human being.

— Mahatma Gandhi

Recipe of the Week

Thanks for listening!

Peace and Veggies,
Vickie and Larissa

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