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You want to eat humanely, but

you don’t know where to start. 

Until now, it hasn’t been easy to find humane restaurants. And it hasn’t been easy to avoid those selling the most inhumane foods. Now you can easily search for all Humane options (vegan, vegetarian and humanely-raised) near you - in one place.


View humane eating options by color, distance, and ratings.

Quickly and easily access reviews, dining info, and directions. 

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Humane eating is as easy as

following our map markers…

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Vegan, Vegetarian, and/or Veg-Friendly. “Friendly” means the restaurant may

serve meat but has a dedicated 

vegetable menu. 

Restaurant offers a humanely-raised

meat dish. * This does not mean

all the dishes are humanely-raised.

Restaurant serves food identified on the

Watch List. Watch List foods are particularly

offensive to many people and easily identified

on the menu (such as veal or foie gras).

The issues of factory farming

Over the years, idyllic family farms have been largely replaced by giant, industrial factory farms. Animals are treated 

like objects because the main goal is to produce a large amount of food very quickly. These are some of the key 

issues for animals living on factory farms:


•    Hormones and antibiotics are used generously to increase growth and combat unsanitary conditions.

•    Most factory farm animals live so close to each other that they don’t have enough room to turn around. Life is often a constant    

     mosh pit.

•    Pain control is often not provided for procedures such as beak trimming,  castration and tail docking.

•    The FDA and USDA do not have enough resources to enforce existing regulations, which are already inadequate. 

•    Factory farm animals are often fed a variety of unsettling food items that people  would not want to consume directly.

•    There are no regulations for animal welfare in the transport and slaughter process for poultry. For pigs and cattle,

     enforcement on what minimal regulations exist is often lax.


Making the decision to eat humanely will save animals from a life of horrible conditions. 

Ready to go - humane?


You can make a difference by changing your habits and 

making humane-friendly choices! Download our free and

convenient app today! 


Watch List restaurants 

are clearly identified


•  A restaurant on the Watch List serves items such as

     Foie Gras, Sharkfin Soup, or Veal.  

   These items are easily identified on the menu.

   Many people find these items particularly offensive due to

     how the animals are treated or due to the environmental impact 

     harvesting these foods may have.

•  The Watch List makes it easy to avoid accidentally patronizing   

     these restaurants.

They’re in your hands.


As a consumer, you hold the cards. Restaurants serve what people want. By choosing dining options that support humane farming, you’re fighting animal cruelty. Start supporting humane eating by downloading our free app!





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