Joan O'Brien

Joan O'Brien

Joan O’Brien lives in Amherst and serves on the board of directors for the NH Animal Rights League. A former technical writer, she now spends her time working to improve the lives of animals.


Venison donations may come with a side of lead

By: - November 6, 2023

It’s deer hunting season, and once again the New Hampshire Food Bank is promoting its “Hunt for the Hungry” program, encouraging hunters to donate deer meat (venison) to the food bank. It’s a feel-good program that gets a lot of positive press. What’s not mentioned in the promotion is the very real danger that donated […]