Navigation Links
First Vegetarian School in Nation Visits Catskill Animal Sanctuary
Date:6/15/2013

Saugerties, NY (PRWEB) June 15, 2013

No Mystery Meat Here!

PS 244 in Queens, NY recently made headlines around the world when it became the first public school in the country to serve exclusively vegetarian meals for both breakfast and lunch. Now on June 19th, while children around the U.S. eat chicken nuggets in their school cafeterias, fifty third graders from PS 244 will hold chickens in their laps at the Saugerties-based Catskill Animal Sanctuary (CAS), one of the nation’s leading havens for farm animals rescued from abuse and neglect.

Like many urban children, most of the PS 244 students have never seen live farm animals, let alone lain in the straw with 800-pound pigs. But on June 19, they will spend “up close and personal” time with animals that most kids experience only as menu items like ribs, nuggets, drumsticks, and bacon. The children will enjoy a unique tour of CAS that includes holding chickens and turkeys in their laps, snuggling with pigs, and hugging a 2,000-pound steer named Tucker. They will also enjoy hayrides and eat lunch prepared by the sanctuary’s vegan chef.

PS 244 is one of hundreds of schools to have visited Catskill Animal Sanctuary since its founding a decade ago. Through its educational programs, including a children’s camp and a vegan cooking program, CAS changes both human and animal lives. “Helping people in their journey toward vegetarianism saves more animals than all sanctuaries combined could ever save,” explains Kathy Stevens, founder and director of CAS
'/>"/>

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. First targeted nanomedicine to enter human clinical studies
2. First contact: Early intervention key in diagnosis and treatment of serious mental illness
3. Donor Kidney Re-Used in Second Patient After Failing in First
4. Many Who First Misuse Prescription Pills Get Them From Friends, Family: Report
5. First-of-its-kind Menopause Map helps women navigate treatment
6. First recipients of AcademyHealths Presidential Scholarship announced
7. Kessler Foundation researchers present at first International Congress on Cognition in MS
8. Whos the Dad? First-Trimester Blood Test May Tell
9. AGA releases first independently developed ABIM-approved Practice Improvement Module in GI
10. Dr. Yael Mosse will receive first Nachman Award in Pediatric Oncology at national conference
11. First study investigating possible link between sunscreen ingredient and endometriosis
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/27/2014)... 27, 2014 With most forms ... sense to use hearing protection when exposed to ... are many different forms of hearing protection ... provide hearing protection training and devices for workers ... industries. The National Institute of Occupational Safety and ...
(Date:8/27/2014)... time you experienced worrisome medical symptoms, did you ... professional? If so, you,re not alone. Consumers are ... support groups to gather anecdotal information and advice, ... trustworthy sources. New research to be presented at ... the characteristics of consumers who use the Internet ...
(Date:8/27/2014)... 27, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A new genetic discovery ... fight the bowel disorder, researchers report. The ... affect how their genes work, and said these changes ... raising the possibility of a simple diagnostic test for ... disease develops and suggest possible gene targets for new ...
(Date:8/27/2014)... An experimental drug designed to help regulate the blood,s iron ... of inflammation, according to results from the first human ... Blood , the Journal of the American ... occurs when red blood cells are in short supply or ... body does not get enough oxygen, since there are fewer ...
(Date:8/27/2014)... 8/27/14)Dartmouth cancer researchers developed and tested an advanced ... interactions that contribute to disease as published yesterday ... The approach fills a gap in current analyses. ... interactions among genetic and environmental factors. When many ... versus those that reflect chance combinations among affected ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Hearing Health Solutions Now Offering a Full Line of Occupation Hearing Protection Services and Expanded Line of Ear Protection Products 2Health News:Hearing Health Solutions Now Offering a Full Line of Occupation Hearing Protection Services and Expanded Line of Ear Protection Products 3Health News:Educated consumers more likely to use potentially unreliable online healthcare information 2Health News:Scientists Spot Genetic Clues to Crohn's Disease 2Health News:Drug represents first potential treatment for common anemia 2Health News:Dartmouth isolates environmental influences in genome-wide association studies 2
... may lower the risk of a type of kidney malignancy ... ,The researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston found ... alcoholic beverage a day were about 30 percent less likely ... they found in people who drank beer, wine or liquor. ...
... US President set a target of ten years for developing ... ,"We have learned in that period of time ... senior vice president for research and development at the International ... vaccine research increased from $186 million in 1997 to $759 ...
... rates among Japanese have generally tended to be high. Now ... hit a record 65 in 2006, compared to 42 ... ,The number of workers who received compensation for work-induced ... percent from a year earlier, he said. The number of ...
... of Health and Child Welfare, Dr. David Parirenyatwa, says ... West have severely compromised the country's health delivery ... ongoing World Health Assembly in Geneva, Switzerland, to join ... these sanctions. He calls the sanctions an unacceptable ...
... have agreed on a $5-billion initiative with major banks to ... the first such enterprise to combat climate change. ... this week with a summit in New York attended by ... to discuss climate change. ,Clinton's initiative launched on ...
... developed a model that could improve the treatment ... combine current clot-busting medication with below-normal body temperatures ... lowering a patients temperature reduces the metabolic activity ... cell damage and death. ,The FDA-approved ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:AIDS Vaccine Still a Long Way Off 2Health News:Workplace Stress Leads to Rising Suicide Rate in Japan 2Health News:Sanctions Imposed On Zimbabwe Can Threaten International Health Security 2Health News:World Cities Join Hands to Combat Climate Change 2Health News:Researchers Develop Model That Aids in Treating Stroke Patients 2
(Date:8/27/2014)... , Aug. 27, 2014  UBM Medica US ... leading online community for medical imaging professionals, presents special ... for Medical Imaging Management,s 2014 Annual Meeting . ... coverage: , 11 Principles of Successful ... lead to greater profitability. , Why Don,t ...
(Date:8/27/2014)... 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- "Fatty Liver Disease Global Clinical Trials ... Disease clinical trial scenario. This report provides elemental information ... Fatty Liver Disease . It includes an overview of ... the site of trial conduction across the globe. The ... by their phase, trial status, prominence of the sponsors ...
(Date:8/27/2014)... CITY, Calif. , Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ ... emergency response system design, blended emergency medical training ... CPR/AED (automated external defibrillator) training from the ... the Army Reserve 81 st Regional ... Security and Investigations contract includes nationwide CPR/AED/First Aid ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Diagnostic Imaging Covers Association for Medical Imaging Management (AHRA) 2014 Meeting 2Diagnostic Imaging Covers Association for Medical Imaging Management (AHRA) 2014 Meeting 3Fatty Liver Disease Therapeutics Clinical Trials Market Review 2014 Analysis Report Available at MarketOptimizer.org 2Fatty Liver Disease Therapeutics Clinical Trials Market Review 2014 Analysis Report Available at MarketOptimizer.org 3Fatty Liver Disease Therapeutics Clinical Trials Market Review 2014 Analysis Report Available at MarketOptimizer.org 4Fatty Liver Disease Therapeutics Clinical Trials Market Review 2014 Analysis Report Available at MarketOptimizer.org 5Emergency University Equips Homeland Security, Army Reserve with SCA Response Program to Save Lives of Sudden Cardiac Arrest Victims 2Emergency University Equips Homeland Security, Army Reserve with SCA Response Program to Save Lives of Sudden Cardiac Arrest Victims 3
... ... ... - SORT OUT III Data Presented at American College of Cardiology Meeting,in Atlanta and Published in the Lancet , ... , , ...
... Md. , March 17 Micromet, Inc. (Nasdaq: MITI ) announced today the closing of its previously ... shares of common stock. As a result, Micromet sold a total of 11.5 million shares of its common stock at ... ... , , ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Positive Long Term Data Presented at ACC 2010 Demonstrate Sustained Safety and Efficacy Advantages of the Cypher(R) Sirolimus Drug-Eluting Stent Over the Endeavor(R) Zotarolimus-Eluting Stent 2Positive Long Term Data Presented at ACC 2010 Demonstrate Sustained Safety and Efficacy Advantages of the Cypher(R) Sirolimus Drug-Eluting Stent Over the Endeavor(R) Zotarolimus-Eluting Stent 3Positive Long Term Data Presented at ACC 2010 Demonstrate Sustained Safety and Efficacy Advantages of the Cypher(R) Sirolimus Drug-Eluting Stent Over the Endeavor(R) Zotarolimus-Eluting Stent 4Positive Long Term Data Presented at ACC 2010 Demonstrate Sustained Safety and Efficacy Advantages of the Cypher(R) Sirolimus Drug-Eluting Stent Over the Endeavor(R) Zotarolimus-Eluting Stent 5Positive Long Term Data Presented at ACC 2010 Demonstrate Sustained Safety and Efficacy Advantages of the Cypher(R) Sirolimus Drug-Eluting Stent Over the Endeavor(R) Zotarolimus-Eluting Stent 6Micromet Closes $80.5 Million Public Offering of Common Stock 2Micromet Closes $80.5 Million Public Offering of Common Stock 3Micromet Closes $80.5 Million Public Offering of Common Stock 4
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference ... laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an ... unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic ... ARUP Laboratories' clients include more than half ...
Medicine Products: