Archive for September, 2006


World Vegetarian Day!

It’s an exciting week for this vegetarian!  Meg and I off to San Fran this weekend to celebrate World Vegetarian Day.  As this is my first time participating, I am definitely looking forward to the food, lectures and events that are scheduled.  Here’s the website if you would like to check it out

This week, I’m going to change things up a bit.  Instead of sending out information on the animal, health and environmental impact of eating factory farmed animals, I thought I would focus on a few vegetarian restaurants in San Diego, the benefits to eating organic, humanely raised farm animals and participating in a more sustainable food chain.

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With all the talk of E. coli in the news, this week I figured I would focus on the health aspect of reducing meat consumption.  Because E. coli is a bacteria that lives in the intestines of animals, it’s safe to say that spinach contaminated by cow poo, most likely from a factory farm, is the ultimate culprit.  An excerpt from the website is below.  I have included additional information on other heath issues caused by meat production. 

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