1. You Just Leave Out the Yak, Jack!

“Every time you drink a glass of milk or eat a piece of cheese, you harm a mother” – Gary Francione.

Hello there,

Moooooo…. Vega the Cow here! Last week, in celebration of the release of the new documentary, Maa Ka Doodh (Mother’s Milk): Uncovering a Nation’s Dairy Disaster, I announced that I will be featuring a new way to leave my Udder for the next 50 weeks in the Climate Healers newsletter. Of course, when I mean “my Udder,” I’m referring to the udders of all my sisters and not just cows.

To begin with, I ask you to “Milk Flax, not Yaks,” or “1. You Just Leave Out the Yak, Jack!” My Yak sisters were shocked when the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) was reported to be considering adding them as a “food animal.” You know what that designation means – terrible suffering for the mothers and the deprivation of Maa Ka Doodh (Mother’s Milk) for their children.

When the earth’s climate is going haywire, is this really the time to add yet another species to the roster of species that you humans are routinely abusing? Mooo, mooo, a thousand times Moooo!

Thankfully, Sailesh filed a grievance with the Prime Minister’s office and he received a letter from the FSSAI Office that the Yak has NOT been designated a food animal. I will be swishing my tail and keeping an eye out on the newswires to make sure that it doesn’t happen – you can bet on that!

Meanwhile, thank you so much for keeping your hands off our udders.

To look up the original 50 ways to leave the udder, you can always stampede over to my friend, Dotsie’s website: Switch4Good.org and download the PDF.

Please share my video with the kids in your life.

Please share this video with the adults in your life. It lays it all out succinctly.

Please read “Food is Climate,” a book by Glen Merzer explaining the science behind the Climate Healers position paper from a layperson’s perspective.

Finally, please join us for our Vegan Convergence of the Peoples, V-COP happening every quarter.

We can heal the climate with cowrage. Yes, we can.

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Thanks again for being a superhero and joining my herd. Please forward this newsletter to all your friends and let’s grow our moovement together.

Yours faithfully,

Vega, Cow and Climate Healer

Healing the Climate with Cowrage

Vega, Cow & Climate Healer
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