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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.
Humane eating is as easy as
following our map markers…
Vegan, Vegetarian, and/or Veg-Friendly. “Friendly” means the restaurant may
serve meat but has a dedicated
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
• 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!
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
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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