John Mackey, the CEO of Whole Foods Market, and Bruce Friedrich, the executive director of The Good Food Institute and founding partner of New Crop Capital, will be participating in a debate on Weds. at 7:00 p.m. in Room 290 in the Law School. Mackey and Friedrich will argue that eating meat is not ethical/healthy against Stanford Debate Society members Jimmy Zhou ’18 and Jack Boffa ’18. The Daily had a conversation with Mackey and Friedrich before the debate about their interests in the area.
Stanford was recently awarded the title of “Favorite Vegan-Friendly Large College” from animal rights group peta2. The award is a testament to the efforts of Residential & Dining Enterprises (R&DE) and Stanford Dining in providing various options for vegan and vegetarian students across campus.
Since opening on Jan. 5, R&DE’s Forbes Family Café in the Huang Engineering Center has met a generally positive yet mild reception from the Stanford community. The eatery is located in the space previously occupied by the popular Ike’s Place whose contract expired at the end of last year, prompting student protest to the loss of the outside vendor.
Representatives from the student group People for Animal Welfare (PAW) and the youth wing of the national organization People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA2) held an event called “I, Chicken” that brought students the opportunity to simulate being a chicken. Samantha Neuber ’16, an organizer for the event, estimated about 30 people did…
We know that reforming our food system requires forging alliances across groups.