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Index of file-folder subjects housed at the Vegetarian Center

Great for journalists and researchers--or just for reading and learning!

Activism
Animal rights
Animals and the law
Beef/Meat
Biosecurity
Biotech
  • Bovine growth hormone
  • Cloning
  • GMOs, animals
  • GMOs, crops
  • Monsanto
BSE: mad cow disease
Buckeye Egg Farm
Cartoons
Children and vegetarianism
China Study, the
Companies, various
Concentration in the meat industry
Consumer issues
Contamination
  • Antibiotics on thefarm/Antibiotic resistance
  • Antidotes to filth (technical fixes to fight bacteria)
  • Bil Mar and Thorn Apple outbreaks
  • Campylobacter
  • Dioxin
  • E. coli O157:H7
  • Eggs: Salmonella enteritidis
  • Fish (mercury, PCBs)
  • HACCP (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points)
  • Hudson recall
  • International conflicts regarding
  • Kitchen safety
  • Lawsuits
  • Listeria
  • Outbreaks
  • Poultry: Fecal soup
  • Recalls
    • Case by case
    • USDA recall authority
  • Regulation, government policy
  • Salmonella
  • Trace-back (DNA testing pinpoints bacteria source)
  • Vegetables contaminated by meat production
  • Vibrio
Corporate welfare
Dead animals (environmental hazard from "catastrophic mortalities")
Diseases of farmed animals
Drugs used on animals (particularly hor mones and their international ramifications)
Economic support of the meat industry by the government
  • Animal Damage Control ("Wildlife Services")
  • Bailouts
  • Building complexes
  • Charity meat ("food" assistance)
  • Conservation programs
  • Disaster relief
  • Export programs/Trade
    • Credit guarantees
    • Economic Enhancement Program
    • Fighting trade barriers
    • International "carnivore conflicts"
    • Market Access Program
  • Food safety programs
  • Health subsidies
  • Local government projects
  • Low-interest loans
  • Milk subsidies
  • 1996 farm legislation (overhaul of Depression-era support)
  • Off the hook (exemptions from legislation)
  • Price supports
  • Promotions
  • Purchases
  • Ranching subsidies
  • Research
  • Tax-credit relief
Environment/Pollution in general
Exotic animals: ostrich, alligator, bush meat, etc.
Factory farming
Farmers' issues
Feed
Fish/Marine life
  • Accidents, fishermen
  • Aquaculture (fish farming)
  • By-catch
  • Canada, issues with
  • Ecological disruption
  • Extinction
  • Fishermen's issues (incl. licensing)
  • Fish meal
  • Illegal fishing
  • International business in
  • International conflicts
  • Overfishing
  • Refuges/No-fishing zones
  • Regulation
  • Sport fishing
  • Subsidies
  • Tackle/Gear
  • Threatened
    • Abalone
    • Crabs
    • Deep-sea fish
    • Ground fish
    • Herring
    • Lobster
    • Northeast U.S., fish of
    • Oyster
    • Perch
    • Salmon
    • Seahorses
    • Sharks
    • Shrimp
    • Sturgeon (caviar)
    • Swordfish
    • Trout
    • Tuna
    • Turbot
    • Whales
Foie gras
Food irradiation
Genetics of farmed animals
Government in general
Grain/Hunger
Grassroots actions in local communities (vegetarianism not part of focus)
Grilling of meat as a cause of air pollution
Groups, vegetarian
Health as it relates to vegetarianism
  • Alternative/vegetarian view
  • Disease
    • Cancer
      • Breast
      • Colon
      • Prostate
    • Conditions: Allergies, heartburn, migraines, diverticulosis, etc.
    • Diabetes
    • Heart disease
    • High blood pressure
    • Obesity
      • Protein diets
      • Standard American diet
    • Osteoporosis
    • Stroke
  • Food and nutrition
    • Cholesterol
    • Dairy: Effects on health
    • Fat
    • Mediterranean diet
    • Nutrients, studies of
    • Official (ADA, etc.) viewpoint regarding diet
    • Pro-vegetarian viewpoint
    • Supplements
Hogs
Hog glut of 1998-99
Industry in-fighting
Industry views
Influenza (flu virus) and its connection to animal agriculture
Labor issues
Lawsuits/crimes involving people in meat and dairy industries
Live markets
Manure
Marketing schemes of the meat industry
McDonald's
McLibel trial
Milk/Dairy
Natural hygiene (raw diet)
New York-area issues
Odor
Organic agriculture
"Outlook" on the meat industry: Statistics from the USDA
Pet food
Pfiesteria
Plants: The argument that plants have feelings
Pop culture/Vegetarian celebrities
Poultry/Eggs
Publications
Ranching
Raw-food diet (see Natural hygiene)
Recipes/Food
Religion and vegetarianism
School lunch program
Science: High tech in farmed animal foods
Sheep/Lamb
Slaughter/Downed animals
Slaughterhouse by-products/Rendering (see also Pet food)
Sludge as pollutant (by-product from the slaughterhouse)
Soy
Sprouts
Thanksgiving
Trade
  • Fast Track
  • Globalization in general
  • NAFTA, GATT
Transport of animals
Travel for vegetarians
USDA
USDA: Farm legislation
Veal
Veganism
Vegan Jeopardy
Vegetables/Plant-based foods
Vegetarian Art Show (1995)
Vegetarianism
Water
Web sites
World Vegetarian Day
Xenotransplantation


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