Rabbits Raised For Meat

From the Food Empowerment Project In nature, rabbits are an integral part of ecosystems throughout the world. From the vast Sonoran desert of North America to the Arctic tundra of Greenland, they have...

Killing Them Softly

From Psychology Today, July 6, 2014 By Gay Bradshaw Strumming my pain with his fingers Singing my life with his words Killing me softly with his song Killing me softly with his song Telling my whole l...

What Does “Humane” Mean to Whole Foods?

In the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request that The Food Empowerment Project recently filed with the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) on behalf of the Rabbit Advocacy Netwo...

Whole Foods Employees Show Their Values

What do some of Whole Foods’ employees think about the sale of rabbit meat in their stores? While certainly their opinions differ among their thousands of employees, many of them have been speak...

Values Matter to Customers Too

We’ve been tracking Whole Foods’ stock prices since they announced their decision to sell rabbit meat early this summer. While we can’t accept all the credit for the radical decline ...

Whole Foods Says “Values Matter”

Whole Foods has launched a new campaign called “Values Matter.” In this campaign, which refers to their produce, flowers, and even the meat that they serve, they claim to be selling produc...

Whole Foods Launches New Food Labeling Plan

From AlterNet.org, October 16, 2014: If an avocado is labeled “better” and an apple is labeled “best,” are you going to change your evening guacamole making plans? This is an issue Whole Foods...

RAN Gets FOIA; Finds Out More About Iowa Rabbit

The Food Empowerment Project recently filed a Freedom of Information Act request with the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) on behalf of the Rabbit Advocacy Network (RAN). The FOI...

Another Animal in the Meat Case

From the Dodo, July 1, 2014 by Margo DeMello Whole Foods, the grocery chain of choice for countless vegetarians and vegans, has recently decided to start carrying rabbit meat for the first time in the...