“…Imagine how you would feel if your package of hot dogs included a label with the name, picture, and description of the pig from whom the meat was procured…”

Melanie Joy, author of Why We Love Dogs, Eat Pigs, and Wear Cows

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Hey there. I’m Celeste, California girl, writer, psychotherapist and burgeoning plant-based foodie.
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26 Responses to Imagine…

  1. PigLove says:

    whimpers cries and squeals. just imagine if that package had my face and my name on it. whimpers. one you’ve played with, joked with and laughed with. XOXO – Bacon

  2. Classic quote! ❤

  3. junefit says:

    That’s exactly one of the main problems, disassociation from what is packaged as meat, and the animal people are actually eating! Love this.

    • I couldn’t agree more! When I was eating meat, I never thought of it as an animal. I’m sure I would have become vegan a long time ago if I had to kill the animals I ate. Great comment – thanks!! Celeste 🙂

  4. Linda says:

    I think veggie dog sales would really take off! 🙂

  5. bandhnabajaj says:

    Celeste! I’ve always enjoyed your posts, recipes and everything. 🙂
    I’ve nominated you for THE VERSATILE BLOGGER AWARD! 🙂 CONGRATS!! Keep writing 🙂 Go here to accept your award!

  6. I think it would be a good idea…maybe then people will start to make the connections.

  7. lizziefit says:

    If that were the case I would have been vegan long ago!

  8. Someone I know said to me once “I don’t think about where meat comes from, because I like eating it. If I thought about it, I wouldn’t be able to eat it”. I imagine labels like that would make it harder for people to disconnect between what they’re eating and where it came from.

    • What an interesting thing for someone to say to you! I think there would be a lot more vegetarians in the world if we were more connected to our food. So sad that we’re not. Hopefully we’re helping to make changes in a positive direction. Thanks for your comment! Celeste 🙂

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