Daiya-serving pizza chain Z Pizza opened in the West Village this week. Gluten-free crust available! Huzzah! Fill out a two-minute survey (really, I tested it out for ya) to get a $5 coupon delivered to your inbox.
Even better: the largest foie gras farm in the U.S., Hudson Valley Foie Gras, will pay $50,000 for violating the federal clean water act after a judge ruled against them in a lawsuit brought by the Humane Society of the United States.
Pepperidge Farm is way behind the times, still using eggs from caged hens. Join East Bay Animal Advocates in telling Pepperidge Farm’s parent, Campbell Soup Company, that cage-free is the way to go by e-mailing Douglas Conant at firstname.lastname@example.org or calling him at (856) 342-4800, ext. 3752.
Haven’t seen Fowl Play yet? MFA has organized a screening at the Walter Reade Theater at Lincoln Center for Thursday, May 13 at 6:30 p.m. The movie will be followed by a Q&A with MFA campaign coordinator Matt Rice, Woodstock Farm Animal Sanctuary founder Jenny Brown, chicken keeper and blogger Martha Lazar, and Elizabeth Ayer, BK Farmyard’s farm director and consultant and caretaker at Wyckoff Community Garden and Farmers Market. Tickets are $12, or $8 for students and seniors.
A mere round-up mention of Mia MacDonald’s HuffPo article about the relationships between Goldman Sachs and agribusiness and your tax dollars, “Investment Bankers with Wings: Making a Killing”, doesn’t do the story justice, so go read. You will be horrified.
And finally: Holy cannoli! Mike Tyson is vegan!