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Activist first, vegan second.

Fishing boats in Thailand near the shore.

I'd like to think we're all in this together, and we share the same goals. However, every now and then I realize that "for the animals" only goes so far, and that's when I start to realize it's just not far enough for me. Read More »

Our Hen House Launches Hen Press

Our Hen House's Jasmin Singer and Mariann Sullivan

Jasmin Singer and Mariann Sullivan, founders of Our Hen House, have plenty on their vegan plate with their popular podcast, recent TV show, and online magazine. Find out what brought them to start a digital publishing branch, Hen Press, as well in this interview. Read More »

I will not live in a vegan bubble

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The recent PETA campaign, like so many before it, is causing a split in the vegan community, as well as other activist groups. Here at T.O.F.U., we're taking our stand on one side of the line, but we're sad to see that many vegans are on the other side. Read More »

UK MPs vote to ban wild animals in the circus

lion rolling in grass

We're obviously not experts on politics in the UK, but it seems like something rather good has happened across the Pond recently. Despite pressure from people within the government to back a licensing structure for wild animals in circuses, MPs from all parties voted unanimously against the notion and pushed instead for a complete ban on wild animals in the circusRead More »

The T.O.F.U. Grant: Round Two

Photo credit: Karol Orzechowski

The team here at T.O.F.U. are proud to announce the next recipient of the T.O.F.U. Grant! The grant aims to support a great organization or person who is putting considerable time and effort into promoting the ethical alternative, and is funded by a portion of our advertising revenue. Read More »

WikiBeaks: Battery cage chickens on live webcam

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Known as Anonymous for Animal Rights, and based in Tel Aviv, Israel, the group has been able to install a live webcam inside a battery cage in an egg facility. Read More »

Don’t judge a province by its cover story

I’ve been holding off on this one for some time, but a tweet from Isa (PPK) of Veganomicon and Post Punk Kitchen fame has me feeling like it is an issue that needs to be raised. So, here goes… As of yet, it seems T.O.F.U. has avoided jumping into some of the darker areas associated […]