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WHO IS SETA?

We are a local animal rights group dedicated to promoting a peaceful and just world for all animals (humans included). SETA is run by UO students and is open to animal advocates from the community. Join us by contacting seta@uoregon.edu
Check out Blogs by SETA Members

Lauro Pizzo's blog with vegan recipes: http://veganpleasures.blogspot.com/ Megan McClellan's blog: http://sistersvegan.blogspot.com/
Posted by Carrie on 10.9.07



Listen up for the PSA that is playing on UO's campus radio, 88.1 FM that was made by fellow vegan and SETA member "Tim in the Morning" Tim Sutton - player of the lounge tunes - in support of educating students where they can get cage-free eggs on campus and why they should buy them.
Posted by Carrie on 2.4.07



The wikipedia article on veganism is pretty cool and full of a bunch of info. I hadn't previously known the origins of the word vegan til i read it.
Posted by Shawn on 3.6.06



Vegetarian and Vegan Restaurant Guide. vegguide.org
Posted by Lindsay on 1.18.06



See brief article about UO SETA with photos on dmitrivonklein.com.
Posted by Shawn on 12.16.05




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Check out Blogs by SETA Members

Lauro Pizzo's blog with vegan recipes: http://veganpleasures.blogspot.com/ Megan McClellan's blog: http://sistersvegan.blogspot.com/
Posted by Carrie on 4.21.08


WHO IS SETA?

We are a local animal rights group dedicated to promoting a peaceful and just world for all animals (humans included). SETA is run by UO students and is open to animal advocates from the community. Join us by contacting seta@uoregon.edu
Posted by Carrie on 10.9.07



Listen up for the PSA that is playing on UO's campus radio, 88.1 FM that was made by fellow vegan and SETA member "Tim in the Morning" Tim Sutton - player of the lounge tunes - in support of educating students where they can get cage-free eggs on campus and why they should buy them.
Posted by Carrie on 2.4.07



The wikipedia article on veganism is pretty cool and full of a bunch of info. I hadn't previously known the origins of the word vegan til i read it.
Posted by Shawn on 3.6.06



Vegetarian and Vegan Restaurant Guide. vegguide.org
Posted by Lindsay on 1.18.06



See brief article about UO SETA with photos on dmitrivonklein.com.
Posted by Shawn on 12.16.05




Posted by on 4.21.08



Posted by Carrie on 4.21.08


WHO IS SETA?

We are a local animal rights group dedicated to promoting a peaceful and just world for all animals (humans included). SETA is run by UO students and is open to animal advocates from the community. Join us by contacting seta@uoregon.edu
Check out Blogs by SETA Members

Lauro Pizzo's blog with vegan recipes: http://veganpleasures.blogspot.com/ Megan McClellan's blog: http://sistersvegan.blogspot.com/
Posted by Carrie on 10.9.07



Listen up for the PSA that is playing on UO's campus radio, 88.1 FM that was made by fellow vegan and SETA member "Tim in the Morning" Tim Sutton - player of the lounge tunes - in support of educating students where they can get cage-free eggs on campus and why they should buy them.
Posted by Carrie on 2.4.07



The wikipedia article on veganism is pretty cool and full of a bunch of info. I hadn't previously known the origins of the word vegan til i read it.
Posted by Shawn on 3.6.06



Vegetarian and Vegan Restaurant Guide. vegguide.org
Posted by Lindsay on 1.18.06



See brief article about UO SETA with photos on dmitrivonklein.com.
Posted by Shawn on 12.16.05




Posted by on 4.21.08


Check out Blogs by SETA Members

Lauro Pizzo's blog with vegan recipes: http://veganpleasures.blogspot.com/ Megan McClellan's blog: http://sistersvegan.blogspot.com/
Posted by Carrie on 4.21.08


WHO IS SETA?

We are a local animal rights group dedicated to promoting a peaceful and just world for all animals (humans included). SETA is run by UO students and is open to animal advocates from the community. Join us by contacting seta@uoregon.edu
Posted by Carrie on 10.9.07



Listen up for the PSA that is playing on UO's campus radio, 88.1 FM that was made by fellow vegan and SETA member "Tim in the Morning" Tim Sutton - player of the lounge tunes - in support of educating students where they can get cage-free eggs on campus and why they should buy them.
Posted by Carrie on 2.4.07



The wikipedia article on veganism is pretty cool and full of a bunch of info. I hadn't previously known the origins of the word vegan til i read it.
Posted by Shawn on 3.6.06



Vegetarian and Vegan Restaurant Guide. vegguide.org
Posted by Lindsay on 1.18.06



See brief article about UO SETA with photos on dmitrivonklein.com.
Posted by Shawn on 12.16.05



CAGE-FREE CAMPAIGN

CAMPAIGN OVERVIEW:
Currently, the University of Oregon dining services (in the dorms) purchases approximately $50,000 worth of "battery cage" eggs from hens kept crowded in intensive confinement operations, which are condemned as cruel by the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS). But for the last several years there has been a national trend of universities going “cage-free” – in fact about 100 universities have made the socially responsible switch to all or more cage-free eggs, including six universities in Oregon. Since December 2005, SETA has been working to encourage UO's Dining Hall Food Services to switch to an alternate egg supplier who purchases from sustainable "cage-free" farmers who are Certified Humane per HSUS guidelines. And since Fall SETA’s campaign has been bolstered by the support of UO’s new law school group, Student Animal Legal Defense Fund (SALDF).
dead hen
A dead factory farmed Hen. (farm sanctuary)
WHY CAGE FREE or EGGLESS?
Certified Humane cage-free farms provide the birds with more space, clean litter, nest boxes, and the ability to dustbathe, walk and spread their wings, while standard battery cage facilities cram hens in stacked all-wire cages indoors, where they are stuck inhaling their own toxic crap fumes for the year or two before they are slaughtered. It takes a hen about 24 hours enduring these miserable conditions to produce just one egg. But cage-free facilities don’t solve all problems facing animals. Buying cage-free won’t necessarily stop the birds from suffering at the hatchery (de-beaking and having all the male chicks immediately killed) or at the slaughterhouse (birds are unfairly excluded from the Federal Humane Slaughter Act), so the best thing you can do for all animals is to boycott their exploitation by eating more plant-based foods.
battery birds
battery birds. (cok.net)
COST:
Since factory farmed battery cage eggs are cheap in every sense of the word, there will be a slight increase in cost to support humane farming instead (maybe 50% more, which equates to a matter of cents per person – like a few more coins per pound of eggs purchased). So the university needs to know that you think it is worth it to support cage-free, plus the more we order, the less they cost. If you don't like the way birds are mistreated on factory farms, but you still want to eat eggs and feel less guilty, then the only solution is to financially support cage-free eggs. PROGRESS! CAGE-FREE ON UO CAMPUS: While EMU Food Services went cage-free voluntarily with no increase in costs a year ago, the UO Dining Halls (where the bulk of the universities eggs are purchased – especially for breakfast) have decided to offer just one new cage-free option (as of Winter 2007) – at Fire ‘N Spice Grill in Hamilton. And while none of these cage-free eggs are from HSUS “certified humane” facilities yet (as those facilities in the Pacific NW are currently having a harder time meeting our supply demands), the current local cage-free supplier claims to have many of the same high standards. First the dining halls want to see that students support cage-free eggs before they expand the options to other dorms, so it is important to choose the cage-free option now!
WHERE TO EAT HUMANELY ON UO CAMPUS: WHAT TO DO TO HELP HENS:

Factory farming facts, photos & videos:

factory egg farming
hundreds of suffering hens. (cok.net)
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