I used to think that because it was possible to milk a cow without hurting it, that dairy products were cruelty free. I was wrong. I picture the nutrients in conventional cows milk drowning…drowning in sadness. “Cruelty free” dairy products might exist somewhere but this post isn’t about small family run dairy farms. This post …

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Crawling along the 401 at rush hour with my three nine-year-olds, I found myself beside a transport truck full of cows heading to slaughter. While my twins have become used to seeing these trucks on the road, my stepdaughter was in shock. “What is it?” she shouted, sensing unease in the car. My daughter answered …

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