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Beyond Eggs Gets Approving Nod From Tech Site

Motherboard’s feature on the egg replacer is one more example of Silicon Valley’s high hopes for plant-based food.

Beyond Eggs recently received financial backing by venture capitalists, sparking excitement at the possibility of moving away from factory farming and toward sustainable, plant-based food. Motherboard, an online tech publication launched by the popular Vice Magazine, featured Beyond Eggs in a recent article, laying out the ethical, environmental, and health benefits of vegan eggs––and calling them better than their hen-born counterparts. According to Motherboard, Beyond Eggs experimented with 344 prototypes from 287 plants before landing on the pea, canola, and sunflower lecithin-based formula it’s perfecting now. In a taste test, Bill Gates couldn’t tell the difference between conventional eggs and the cholesterol, gluten, and cruelty-free eggs. Once released, Beyond Eggs will be 19-percent cheaper than chicken eggs.

500 Virginians Camp Out to Get New Vegan Nike Shoes

Police shut down the release of the popular limited-edition shoe—designed by vegan vintage store owner Sean Wotherspoon.
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Utah Pays $349,000 for Unfair Ag-Gag Law

The state agrees to settle a lawsuit brought on by an animal-rights group over legislation silencing undercover investigations at factory farms.
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Vegan Pie Filling Sales Spike by 357 Percent

New data shows that consumers are increasingly flocking to plant-based Thanksgiving foods.
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The New Yorker Recounts the History of Tofurky

The acclaimed publication spotlights the 22-year legacy of the vegan holiday roast in time for Thanksgiving.
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7-Course Vegan Feast Party Bus Hits the SF Bay Area

The Om Bus—complete with an open bar and live music—will take guests on a scenic tour of San Francisco after a massive outdoor feast featuring Mexican-inspired vegan favorites.
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