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See the movie “Cowspiracy”

Showing at The Labia, Cape Town on Monday 24th November at 6.15pm. 68 Orange Street, Gardens, Cape Town, South Africa Tel: 021-424 5927 || E-mail: labiatheatre@telkomsa.net   Cowspiracy may be the most important film made to inspire saving the planet. — Louie

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Posted in ANIMAL HEALTH ISSUES, ANIMAL PROTECTION, CONSPIRACY, CONSUMER AWARENESS

Consumers Plead With Woolworths

Dairy cows and Grass need your help once again. We are still in the cow turf wars with Woolworths.  Grass would like to make one final plea to Woolworths to address the dairy concerns in the Dairy Commitment List that

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Posted in DAIRY, ENVIRONMENTAL FARMING HAZARDS, FREE RANGE SPECIFICATIONS IN SA, GENETICALLY MODIFIED ORGANISMS, GMO, PASTURE REARED, RETAILERS

Has anyone noticed, no organic milk available at Woolworths?

This story is going viral, Travelwrite, where the story broke, receives over 2000 hits a day, people are banding together to form groups to source ethically produced dairy. Below is our response to Woolworths. Background to the story here. Letters

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Posted in ANIMAL HEALTH ISSUES, ANIMAL PROTECTION, FOOD SECURITY, GENETICALLY MODIFIED ORGANISMS, GMO, HUMAN HEALTH ISSUES & FOOD, RETAILERS, SOUTH AFRICA RETAILERS, WOOLWORTHS

Clarifying Free Range Specifications

Please see here for new link

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Posted in CONSUMER AWARENESS, FREE RANGE SPECIFICATIONS IN SA, PASTURE REARED, Producers of meat, Samic

Not So Fair…

Currently in SA, it is near impossible to know where one’s food comes from and how it is produced. The package labels are ambiguous and misleading, or simply offer no information. Unless consumers ask questions and demand answers, there will

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Posted in DAIRY

Light on Milk

Most dairy products for human consumption comes from cows’ milk. The majority of consumers are unaware of the harsh realities of the dairy industry and the ethical implications for dairy cows and their calves. Cattle (bovine) are large herbivorous animals that have

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Posted in CONSUMER AWARENESS, DAIRY

Does anyone know where you can buy a bottle of free range milk?

by a Concerned Consumer   Does anyone know where you can buy a bottle of free-range milk these days?  By that I mean milk from cows that roam freely outdoors, grazing on pasture all day, as cows naturally do, rather

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Posted in CONSUMER AWARENESS, DAIRY