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
- Bunny Free App – iPhone
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
[reminder]Have you done a cruelty-free audit of the products in your home?[/reminder]
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Peace and Veggies,
Vickie and Larissa