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In Defense of Animals

  • Blogs

    December 19, 2012

    Animal Lovers Accuse Nancy Pelosi of Profiting Off Animal Cruelty

    If you were planning on a low-key lunch in Mill Valley today, be sure to order the veggie special. Animal rights activists are gathering at Piatti Restaurant in Mill Valley at noon to trash Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi for capitalizing off veal. According to the group In Defense of Animals: Leade ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2011

    Faux-Gras Donuts, Bunny Adoptions, Vegan Cooking Zines, and Protest the Terrible Circus!

    ​ ​• There are over 1,000 food-borne illness outbreaks in the United States EVERY year. At least, from 2008 forward, when the Centers for Disease Control began compiling the data. Fucking disgraceful. This is what happens when you have an "oversight" agency that's in bed with the people it's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2011

    It's Too Late to Stop Wild Horse Round Ups in California

    flickr/David Reese​Horse-lovers were disappointed this week when the Ninth Circuit in San Francisco rejected a motion for a restraining order and injunction to halt the round-up of over 2,000 wild horses and wild burros along the California-Nevada border. The court said that the motion was moot as ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2011

    San Franciscans to South Koreans: Stop Eating Dogs and Cats

    Eating your pets is just plain unsavory ​A group of San Francisco animal lovers is taking on a not-so-domestic animal-rights issue.  In Defense of Animals, a international nonprofit, will deliver 15,000 signatures tomorrow, asking the South Korean government to crack down on illegal dog and c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 8, 2011

    Vegan Fight! Activist Doesn't Want PETA Getting Credit for Vegan Meals in Jail

    takver / flickr​Last month, SFoodie discovered that if you're vegan and you go to jail in S.F., you can get vegan meals. Eileen Hirst, Chief of Staff at the Sheriff's Department, told us that vegan food in S.F. County jails came about because of vegan PETA protestors who were arrested in anti- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 24, 2010

    $2,500 Reward Offered To Nab Swan's Killer

    ​San Rafael's In Defense of Animals -- which we last touched base with when they offered a reward to catch whomever decapitated goats in San Jose -- has once again made it both fun and profitable to bust animal abusers. The group pledged $2,500 toward the arrest and conviction of whomever killed M ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2010

    Meatless Filipino, Vegan Halloween Candy, and Slutty Pets

    ​SFoodie's roundup of tips, news, and rants from the week in animal-free eats. • Did you know it's World Go Vegan Week? I bet you didn't because all you care about is the Giants. Well, that's okay. Assuming the team comes back to San Francisco to finish up the Series next week, AT&T Park ha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2010

    Decapitated Goats Lead to Reward Offer

    KPIXOne of the unfortunate animals in question...​If you know who decapitated three goats and left the bodies in full view near San Jose's Alum Rock Park -- and you've been sitting on the information -- perhaps $2,500 might loosen your tongue. San Rafael's In Defense of Animals is offering a rewar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2009

    Cruelty-Free Hookups? Vegan Speed Dating and More at the World Veg Festival

    T. PalmerFind your dairy-free love at World Veg Festival.​SFoodie enjoyed eating healthy and creative vegetarian food at last year's World Veg Day, but organizers have stepped up the extracurricular excitement for 2009. This year's World Veg Festival, hosted by the San Francisco Vegetarian Society ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2009

    Mayor Newsom Signs Resolution Commending SF Restaurants That Remove Foie Gras From Their Menus, as Plumpjack Restaurants Remove It From Theirs

    Photo by Rui OrnelasGather ye fattened duck or goose livers while ye may.It seems as if the tide of pc history is against you.Mayor Gavin Newsom signed the resolution that was unanimously passed by the Board of Supervisors commending SF restaurants that have removed foie gras from their menus, ahead ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 9, 2008
  • News

    March 21, 2007

    Bambi Must Die

    The efficient killing of invasive deer is being fought by concerned animal activists in Marin. But who's looking out for S.F. venison connoisseurs?

  • News

    January 10, 1996

    Off-Base (Part II)

    The most vituperative battle ever fought over the Presidio pits a handful of activists (and a certain weekly newspaper) against a local coalition of environmentalists, business, and the majority of elected officials. Is the congressional compromise to es

  • News

    January 10, 1996

    Off-Base (Part I)

    The most vituperative battle ever fought over the Presidio pits a handful of activists (and a certain weekly newspaper) against a local coalition of environmentalists, business, and the majority of elected officials. Is the congressional compromise to es

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    April 5, 1995
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