September 9th, 2013
02:45 PM ET
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Thousands of hens were rescued from certain death and flown across the country in a private plane to start a new life of freedom. A California group called Animal Place rescued 3,000 egg-laying hens about to be killed at a commercial egg farm. Rescuers say these hens are what the egg industry calls "spent hens" and are routinely killed when they’re only two years old.

February 24th, 2012
10:15 AM ET
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Remember a few weeks ago when Jane Velez-Mitchell went dumpster diving? She hit the streets of New York City with a group of freegans to rescue food thrown out by stores and restaurants. Well, she wasn't kidding when she said she planned on eating the food she found discarded in the trash!

Eatocracy editor's note: We are hoping to Dumpster dive for better knives for Jane!

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Previously - Freegans go Dumpster dining at Trader Joe's and Jane's five reasons to be a vegetarian

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