Compassionate Living

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Issue #17

Summer 2015

This issue features:

  • Winning Walmart: Retail Giant Announces Sweeping New Policy Following MFA Campaign
  • It’s On! MFA’s #NoAgGag Campaign Ignites a Movement
  • Meet MFA: Alan Darer
  • Animal Liberation Turns 40: Exclusive Interview with Peter Singer
  • Bone Dry: What Does Animal Agriculture Have to Do With California’s Epic Drought?
  • Hell on Earth: MFA Investigator Exposes Cruelty at Canada’s Largest Chicken Slaughterhouse
  • How to Be Great at Protecting Animals

Issue #16

Spring 2015

This issue features:

  • Horror in the Heartland: One Investigator's Story of Abuse on a Wisconsin Dairy Farm
  • Sam Simon: Remembering a Hero
  • Meet MFA: Jake Morton
  • Walmart Gets Worse
  • Transport Torture: Putting the Red Light on Animal Transport Cruelty
  • The Future of Food: Exclusive Interview With Andras Forgacs
  • Face-to-Face With Chick-fil-A Cruelty

Issue #15

Fall/Winter 2014

This issue features:

  • Dairy's Sordid Story: MFA's Hidden Cameras Catch Mega Dairies Brutally Abusing Cows
  • Meet MFA: Ari Solomon
  • Ducks in Despair: Police Raid Duck Factory Farm Following MFA Investigation
  • Daring Documentary: Exclusive Interview With Makers ofCowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret
  • Nestlé Quik-Ly Tackles Animal Cruelty: World's Largest Food Company Announces Greatest Corporate Victory Ever for Farmed Animals
  • Matty's Story: The Vicious Veal Industry Exposed

Issue #14

Summer 2014

This issue features:

  • Mission of Mercy: How One MFA Investigator Brought Landmark Change to Tyson Foods and the Pork Industry
  • Meet MFA: Kate Ziegler
  • Esther the Wonder Pig: Exclusive Interview With Esther's Dads About Their Prime Time Pig
  • DisGusting DiGiorno: MFA Investigation Exposes Heartbreaking Cruelty to Cows at DiGiorno Cheese Supplier
  • Mayim's Vegan Table: TV Star Mayim Bialik's New Cookbook Sparks a Big Bang!

Issue #13

Fall/Winter 2013

This issue features:

  • Walmart Worsens: Mega Retailer's Cruelty to Pigs Exposed Again
  • Meet MFA: Sarah Von Alt
  • Simon Says: Exclusive Interview with Sam Simon
  • Foul Play: Undercover at Awful Amazon Foie Gras Supplier
  • Ag-Gag's Media Meltdown
  • Isa Does It: Kitchen Talk with Isa Chandra Moskowitz

Issue #12

Summer 2013

This issue features:

  • Burger King Cruelty: MFA Undercover Investigation Exposes Dark Side of Dairy
  • Activist Spotlight: Eddie Garza
  • Beg: Exclusive Interview with Rory Freedman
  • Canada's Crated Cruelty: Hidden-Camera Investigation of a Canadian Pig Farm
  • Repeat Offender: Butterball Busted Again!
  • The Future of Food: Venture Capitalists Venture Into Veganism

Issue #11

Fall/Winter 2012

This issue features:

  • Auction Atrocities: Undercover Investigation Exposes Heartbreaking Abuse
  • Activist Spotlight: Vandhana Bala
  • Wicked Walmart: Hidden Cost of the Mega Retailer's Cheap Pork
  • Butterball Gets Busted: Historic Cruelty Conviction Against Turkey Tyrant
  • The Artivists: Creativity Meets Compassion

Issue #10

Spring/Summer 2012

This issue features:

  • McDonald's Shame: Undercover at an Egg McMuffin Factory Farm
  • The Lean: Exclusive Interview with Kathy Freston
  • Activist Spotlight: Steve Erlsten
  • Butterball Abuse: Undercover at the Turkey Titan
  • The Rise and Fall: Meat Industry on the Decline -- Veganism on the Rise

Issue #9

Fall/Winter 2011

This issue features:

  • Concealed Cruelty: Shocking New Pork Industry Expose
  • Forks Over Knives: Award-Winning Film Prescribes Food as Medicine
  • Lights, Camera, Compassion: Powerful Pro-Veg Advertisements Hit the Airwaves
  • Activist Profile: Mikael Nielsen
  • Safe from Harm: Calves Get Second Chance at Life Following MFA Investigation

Issue #8

Spring/Summer 2011

This issue features:

  • Bob Barker to the Rescue: TV Legend Comes to the Aid of Calves
  • Fishy Business: MFA Goes Undercover at Fish Slaughter Facility
  • Activist Spotlight: Derek Coons
  • Farm to Fridge: New Film Serves Food for Thought
  • Confronting CAFOs: Exclusive Interview with Dan Imhoff

Issue #7

Fall/Winter 2010

This issue features:

  • Dairy Farm Brutality: MFA's Most Shocking Undercover Investigation Yet
  • Second Nature: Exclusive Interview with Jonathan Balcombe
  • Activist Spotlight: Matt Rice
  • Progress for Ohio Animals: Landmark Agreement Addresses Factory Farming Practices in the Buckeye State

Issue #6

Spring/Summer 2010

This issue features:

  • Dairy's Dark Side: Undercover at a New York Dairy Farm
  • That's Why We Don’t Eat Animals: Exclusive Interview with Ruby Roth
  • Activist Spotlight: Daniel Hauff
  • Sickened Chicken: Factory-farmed Disease, Contamination and Deadly Flu

Issue #5

Fall/Winter 2010

This issue features:

  • Breeding Misery: Undercover at a Pennsylvania Pig Farm
  • The Inner World of Farm Animals: Exclusive Interview with Amy Hatkoff
  • Activist Spotlight: Kayla Worden
  • Hatchery Horrors: Meet the Egg Industry's Tiniest Victims

Issue #4

Spring/Summer 2009

This issue features:

  • The Rotten Truth: A Coast-to-Coast Egg Industry Expose
  • Film For Thought: A look at MFA's new documentary Fowl Play
  • Thanking the Monkey: An Exclusive Interview with Karen Dawn

Issue #3

Fall/Winter 2008

This issue features:

  • Handled Without Care: Undercover at a California Factory Egg Farm
  • Striking at the Roots: An Exclusive Interview with Mark Hawthorn
  • Mounting Momentum: Veganism Goes Mainstream
  • Activist Spotlight: Heather Patrick

Issue #2

Fall/Winter 2007

This issue features:

  • House of Horror: An MFA undercover investigation at a major poultry slaughterhouse
  • Because It Feels Good: An Exclusive Interview with author Dr. Jonathan Balcombe
  • The Burning Truth: The connection between animal agriculture and and climate change

Issue #1

Spring/Summer 2007

This issue features:

  • Animals and the Law: The Shocking Truth
  • Chew On This: Exclusive Interview with authors Eric Schlosser and Chuck Wilson
  • Activist Spotlight: Joe Espinosa
  • Donate!¡Dona!
  • Eat With CompassionAliméntate con compasión
  • Pledge to Eat VegetarianComprométete a ser vegetariano

    Spare dozens of animals a year—and feel great—by ditching meat. Sign the pledge to get a free Vegetarian Starter Guide!Salva a docenas de animales al año- y siéntete muy bien- dejando la carne. ¡Firma el compromiso para obtener una Guía vegetariana para principiantes gratis!
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