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Ask Etica Pizza Al Taglio To Take Down Their Dead Cow Display

Animals  (tags: cruelty, environment, cowdeath, sadness )

- 362 days ago -
Adelaide, S Australia. Etica Pizza displays a real dead cow which hangs over tables where customers eat. This is atrocious and it needs to be removed.


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Ben O (140)
Wednesday September 27, 2017, 10:07 am
Signed. -Holy cow!

Barb SiteIssues V (202)
Wednesday September 27, 2017, 10:48 am
Signed & Noted, Thank you

Past Member (0)
Wednesday September 27, 2017, 11:02 am
definately signed - Thanks, dear Beth

Sue H (7)
Wednesday September 27, 2017, 11:42 am
Noted and signed, thanks.

Ruth L (238)
Wednesday September 27, 2017, 11:59 am
Signed/noted. Thanks Beth

Melania Padilla (123)
Wednesday September 27, 2017, 12:07 pm

Colleen L (3)
Wednesday September 27, 2017, 2:45 pm
Petition signed. Thanks Beth

Animae C (506)
Wednesday September 27, 2017, 2:54 pm
INSANITY hits my home town!!!!
OMG they are saying the stuffed Cow is there for ETHICAL reasons!!!

Here's their facebook statement;

We appreciate all the attention our new project is receiving.
Our aim is to create thoughtful conversation.
What does ‘ethical’ mean? It is a subjective term based on an individual’s morals. Etica was created to promote animal welfare. This means that we work hard to select produce sourced from farms with the highest welfare standards. We never compromise on this.
Importantly, there is a distinction between animal welfare and animal rights. Those who believe in animal rights do not believe in exploiting any animal for any purpose whatsoever.
Etica has an agenda of authenticity and transparency. We understand that there is no kind way to kill an animal. As an animal welfarist institution, we ensure that the animals (and their products) we purchase are raised with care.
Our purpose is to educate consumers on the origins of our food. Our newly opened purpose-built Halifax Street venue depicts an abattoir with glass walls. It features a taxidermied Friesian-Hereford hanging from the ceiling by her hind legs.
The purpose is to make consumers stop and think about the realities of the dairy industry. The project highlights information that is not readily available to consumers. More broadly, it is a challenge to the way in which our society tends to obscure from the origins of food. Visit our link at:
We do not aim to influence on whether one should consume dairy, but rather, we urge our consumers to understand the origin of their food in order to make a conscious decision on whether to eat it.
The pose of Schvitzy, as she was affectionately known, is purposely confronting. She has not been hung for decoration. The installation has a mission: it aims to draw a connection to the true consequence of consuming dairy.
Schvitzy was eight years old. She was the by-product of a dairy farm in South Australia and belonged to a family at Mount Barker. We slaughtered her at her home. Her meat was entirely consumed and her skin was taken to hang in our venue.
We are all at different stages of our own moral journey. It is easy to criticise other’s ethics that do not align with one’s own: Etica believes it is much more powerful to make an informed choice rather than adopt an ideology that one does not completely understand.
Peace, love and pizza.

5,371 supporters

Thanx so much Beth, I wasn't aware of this!!

Animae C (506)
Wednesday September 27, 2017, 3:02 pm

i just posted a POLL here;

PLEASE vote YES this is offensive.

Past Member (0)
Wednesday September 27, 2017, 3:24 pm
N s and s

Sheryl G (360)
Wednesday September 27, 2017, 3:34 pm
Holy cow is right Ben. How some people come up with things like this and then think it is a good idea on top of it. I signed and took the poll.

Sheryl G (360)
Wednesday September 27, 2017, 3:35 pm
I'm sorry Animae, I can't think of what "thoughtful" conversation they could get out of this.

Barb Knight (1693)
Wednesday September 27, 2017, 3:57 pm
OMG!!! THEY'RE CRAZY!! S&S on FB!! TYSM Beth. TYSM Animae for the fwd and the poll.

Christeen A (353)
Wednesday September 27, 2017, 3:58 pm

Animae C (506)
Wednesday September 27, 2017, 4:22 pm
They are pathetic Dandi!!!
I think I might take a drive to this place, it's not far from where I live, hopefully there will be some protesters that I can join!!!

Veronica B (34)
Wednesday September 27, 2017, 4:39 pm
Absolutely Signed.Thanks Beth and Animae!

Freya H (358)
Wednesday September 27, 2017, 4:49 pm
Ugh! I would not want to eat with a dead cow hanging over me!

Fiona O (561)
Wednesday September 27, 2017, 5:06 pm
Signed. What a horrid thing to do!. Thanks for the link to the petition.

Maryann S (112)
Wednesday September 27, 2017, 5:58 pm

Philippa Powers (10)
Wednesday September 27, 2017, 6:09 pm
Signed and noted. Thanks, Beth. Totally disgusting!

Mitchell D (87)
Wednesday September 27, 2017, 6:19 pm
Gross! signed.

Glennis W (395)
Wednesday September 27, 2017, 6:22 pm
Signed and share Deplorable and despicable Thank you for caring and sharing Animae

Charmaine Shannon (38)
Wednesday September 27, 2017, 7:21 pm
Noted , Signed and Shared !!!! I think Most All of Mankind has Lost Their Minds ???? No One, not the Wealthy, Educated or Poor make a Lick of Sense anymore ....... Frightening What this World is Coming To !!!!

Thank-You My Dear Friend AniMae !!!!!

Animae C (506)
Wednesday September 27, 2017, 7:51 pm
I couldn't have put it better myself dear Charmaine!!!

Vivian B (169)
Wednesday September 27, 2017, 7:55 pm
That HAS to be the worst display I have EVER seen! Just abysmal!! Signed, shared and noted.
Thanks for the heads up Animae!

Laurie H (818)
Wednesday September 27, 2017, 8:18 pm
What the ???? I signed with sadness & disgust!!! Are some people totally out of their minds? So signed w/comments, shared & noted with Appreciation Beth & Animae for sending!!~Oh Animae, I would have loved to join you if I were nearby & there was a protest there.~

David C (110)
Wednesday September 27, 2017, 8:20 pm
done, thank you

Katka Oelmann (279)
Wednesday September 27, 2017, 8:38 pm
So sick! Signed and voted.

Laura H (964)
Wednesday September 27, 2017, 10:26 pm
Noted and signed with horror-and their reasoning is total crap!!!!!
That dear soul was denied compassion and love during her life and now she is denied dignity in death-SHAME ON THEM.
Who the F**K would want to eat there?

Thanks Beth.

Giana Peranio-paz (398)
Wednesday September 27, 2017, 10:52 pm
Noted and signed thanks Animae.

Raleighaway k (356)
Thursday September 28, 2017, 12:23 am
already siged with comments shared again ty

Apolonia Pl (393)
Thursday September 28, 2017, 12:28 am
5,744 supporters, 1,756 needed to reach 7,500

Angela K (379)
Thursday September 28, 2017, 12:28 am
Signed & shared, ty Beth and Animae for forwarding !

Disgusting and hard to put into words - bad enough that animals were killed for food, but then also to mock these souls in this type of representation ..... for me this is a kind of trophy, like at hunt = SCUM OF THE EARTH !!!

Danny van Huizen (33)
Thursday September 28, 2017, 12:41 am
Signed and noted.
This is horrible.

Sieglinda P (0)
Thursday September 28, 2017, 1:05 am
You’re one of 5,759 people to sign this petition.

Roslyn McBride (34)
Thursday September 28, 2017, 1:27 am
Signed. Definitely pretty horrible.

S J (130)
Thursday September 28, 2017, 1:31 am
Meows Beth meoww

Ed Site Issues V (198)
Thursday September 28, 2017, 1:41 am
S&N, Thanks

Danuta W (1251)
Thursday September 28, 2017, 2:08 am

Jan Garen (86)
Thursday September 28, 2017, 2:36 am
I think video footage of inside slaughter houses should be displayed everywhere that people buy or eat or meat.

Thursday September 28, 2017, 3:01 am

Anne M (224)
Thursday September 28, 2017, 3:13 am
Can´t believe what I see! Signed, noted. :-(

Sylvie A (194)
Thursday September 28, 2017, 3:50 am
N, S&S.

Heidi Walderra (162)
Thursday September 28, 2017, 4:11 am

Gloria picchetti (304)
Thursday September 28, 2017, 4:27 am
Signed but not chipped in!

Lisa N (207)
Thursday September 28, 2017, 4:59 am
You’re one of 5,885 people to sign this petition

Lone F (67)
Thursday September 28, 2017, 6:16 am
Noted and signed
Thanks Beth and Animae for sharing

Marco Baracca (41)
Thursday September 28, 2017, 6:59 am
Previously signed yesterday...ty Beth & AniMae for the message

Peggy B (43)
Thursday September 28, 2017, 7:17 am

Helen away A (103)
Thursday September 28, 2017, 7:31 am
noted signed thanks

Chris Jackson (9)
Thursday September 28, 2017, 8:36 am
Should be closed down. Owners not fit and proper "people".

End CrueltyDeb Williams-Shepard (154)
Thursday September 28, 2017, 8:50 am

Winn Adams (179)
Thursday September 28, 2017, 8:58 am
Signed & Shared - Disgusting & Despicable

Ingrid A (524)
Thursday September 28, 2017, 9:00 am
How disgusting. Done.

Ian Crory (31)
Thursday September 28, 2017, 9:22 am

Janet Bradley (1)
Thursday September 28, 2017, 9:45 am
Inhumane, unfeeling idiots! Send those beings to Mars!

Lisa M (14)
Thursday September 28, 2017, 10:12 am
Signed previously.

TOM T (248)
Thursday September 28, 2017, 10:22 am

Sara P (54)
Thursday September 28, 2017, 11:54 am
Signed, thanks Beth!

Dawn M (141)
Thursday September 28, 2017, 1:20 pm

Virgene L (53)
Thursday September 28, 2017, 2:05 pm
Well, if we think too much, we won't be eating meat. At least dairy doesn't require the animal to be killed. Give up both and then we won't be eating pizza.

Victoria P (114)
Thursday September 28, 2017, 2:17 pm
Signed with thanks ~♥~

Betty Kowall (304)
Thursday September 28, 2017, 2:22 pm
Absolutely sickening!

Beth M (138)
Thursday September 28, 2017, 2:27 pm
I am surprised this is even allowed. I would consider it a health hazard. I would never go to a restaurant that displays dead animals.

Malgorzata Z (203)
Thursday September 28, 2017, 2:44 pm

Malgorzata Z (203)
Thursday September 28, 2017, 2:44 pm
udostępnione na fb.

Malgorzata Z (203)
Thursday September 28, 2017, 2:45 pm

Eternal G (736)
Thursday September 28, 2017, 2:54 pm
Noted and signed.

Barbara F (47)
Thursday September 28, 2017, 3:47 pm
Noted & Signed! TY AniMae!

Fran F (116)
Thursday September 28, 2017, 6:11 pm
Noted, commented and signed; 6,331 supporters. Thank you very much, Beth.

Sara Williams (8)
Thursday September 28, 2017, 6:47 pm
So disgusting and wrong. Signed.

Allen O (199)
Thursday September 28, 2017, 7:38 pm
Thanks Beth - Signed and noted

Ben B (18)
Thursday September 28, 2017, 8:06 pm
Signed & noted, thanks Beth for posting and AniMae for emailing me about it. There's got to be a better way to educate people about the source of their food.

Tanya W (65)
Thursday September 28, 2017, 8:52 pm
Noted and signed with comment. This is a sick publicity stunt!!! Are they seriously saying that they don't serve pizzas that do not contain dairy and meat products?! Put her to rest please 💔🐄🐮💔

Tanya W (65)
Thursday September 28, 2017, 8:54 pm
Signed the Care2 petition also and voted on Animae's poll

Thursday September 28, 2017, 10:49 pm
IF I'm very polite I would say It's sick.
and I agree with you Beth.
Thank you.

Kerstin Strobl (371)
Friday September 29, 2017, 5:28 am

Nita L (123)
Friday September 29, 2017, 5:40 am
Signed and voted in poll. Thank you Beth and thank you Animae for forwarding.

Donna T (0)
Friday September 29, 2017, 8:31 am
thank you

Sergio Padilla (65)
Friday September 29, 2017, 9:46 am

Mandi T (367)
Friday September 29, 2017, 10:47 am
Good grief Signed 6,658 supporters

Heather B (85)
Friday September 29, 2017, 11:59 am
Unbelievable & of course I've signed x

Joy M (167)
Friday September 29, 2017, 12:22 pm
Thank you, signed and noted..

Ellen G (322)
Friday September 29, 2017, 3:40 pm
Think of all the possible swear words coming out of my mouth right now. Yeesh.

Jackie T (35)
Friday September 29, 2017, 3:50 pm
signed, thank you Beth

Jan N (85)
Friday September 29, 2017, 4:10 pm
Signed and noted.

Mary T (356)
Friday September 29, 2017, 7:04 pm
thank you Beth - signed, noted and shared

Bonnie Lynn M (1)
Friday September 29, 2017, 7:45 pm
Petition signed. Thank you

Kay M (347)
Friday September 29, 2017, 8:59 pm

Sarah H (0)
Friday September 29, 2017, 9:41 pm
not signing. its just a taxidermy cow, there are actual important issues out there in the world and yall are worried about a cow taxidermy?! get a grip guys

Inge B (202)
Friday September 29, 2017, 11:49 pm

Respect for life...GO VEGAN...!!!


Sonia M (60)
Saturday September 30, 2017, 8:59 am
S&N;thanks for sharing

Mona Pietsch (9)
Saturday September 30, 2017, 9:37 am

Marty P (28)
Saturday September 30, 2017, 1:36 pm
Hopefully the people responsible are mentally challenged as I would hate to think this is normal behaviour in Australia.

Helga S (99)
Saturday September 30, 2017, 7:38 pm
Commented, signed and shared at Facebook. Noted as well. The vileness of people doing THIS .. makes me almost speechless. Doubtlessly to blame and DEEPEST SHAME ON THEM.

RosemaryRannes H (650)
Saturday September 30, 2017, 11:27 pm
Absolutely signed, commented on & shared!
Initially i had to do a second take to make sure my eye's weren't deceiving me! ( i need eye surgery )
When i realised what i was seeing it sickened my soul and i cried!

to Sarah H. This may be taxidermy but the very idea is unconscionable sending a message that this is an "acceptable" ! Personally Sarah H. i think you are the one that needs to get a grip when it comes to animal abuse causing suffering and death, that is, if you can!

Thanks Beth for Caring2share and Animae for letting me know.
7,058 supporters
442 needed to reach 7,500

Sunday October 1, 2017, 12:54 pm
Etica Pizza - another example of apathetic and self-serving humans. So glad that I do not eat meat, fowl or fish to contribute to the brutality of these species. And guess what.....I'm healthy and alive without it. Thanks Beth for posting.

Jess B (1)
Sunday October 1, 2017, 7:30 pm
S+N, thank you

Ainga Dobbelaere (14)
Monday October 2, 2017, 12:42 am
Signed and noted.Thank you Beth

Animae C (506)
Monday October 2, 2017, 6:06 am
Absolutely my sentiments too dear Rosemary, some people completely miss the point!!!

SANDRA R (145)
Tuesday October 3, 2017, 7:39 am
Noted and signed. Thank you Beth.

Joan How (121)
Wednesday October 4, 2017, 3:14 am
Signed, shared and noted. What an appalling the healthy and safety issues feature in this at all??? Any disprectful attitude to any fellow creature concerns us all.

Monica R (28)
Saturday October 7, 2017, 2:45 pm
Signed and noted. Disgusting!

fahad Al fahad (140)
Sunday October 15, 2017, 6:46 am
Signed, shared ty Animae :)

Animae C (506)
Tuesday October 17, 2017, 5:20 pm
For anyone on facebook please leave a comment about this BS on their page;

Animae C (506)
Tuesday October 17, 2017, 5:21 pm

7,564 supporters

Dianne D (490)
Sunday December 24, 2017, 9:00 pm
disrespectful of the cow's body, but most people don't realize that they are eating an animal that wanted to live as much as they do. We need to remind people of what they are doing by eating meat and encourage them to go vegan for their health, the animals lives and the health of the planet.

danii p (27)
Tuesday September 4, 2018, 2:35 am
Signed and shared Thank you
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