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Alicia Silverstone Asks for Book Contributors

The vegan actress recently took to her blog to find vegan mothers to detail their pregnancy experiences for her upcoming book.

In August, VegNews reported that Alicia Silverstone had two more books in the works, including a pregnancy-related book: The Kind Mama. On October 10, the vegan actress and author published a post on her blog thekindlife.com asking if any readers would like to share their vegan pregnancy stories to be featured in the tome. Interested followers are asked to answer questions such as “Did you ever hesitate about having a vegan pregnancy?” and “During your pregnancy, how did you deal with naysayers?” The Kind Mama is due out in 2014, along with the culinary follow-up to The Kind DietThe Kind Cookbook.

Seychelles Lifts 25 Percent Tax on Plant-Based Milk

The island nation off of East Africa has lifted its tax on plant-based milk in order to encourage healthy habits.
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New Data Shows Vegan Barbecue Is Top Summer Trend

Market research firm Mintel reveals that one-third of Americans plan to ditch meat this barbecue season.
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A&W Adds Vegan Beyond Burger to 925 Locations

Beyond Meat's partnership with A&W Canada will put its vegan patty on the menu at 10,000 points of distribution.
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Sweden's Top Fast-Food Chain Debuts Vegan Milkshakes

Max Burgers' new vegan milkshakes will eventually replace all dairy-based milkshakes and are part of a longer-term goal to increase the plant-based options on its menu.
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French Foie Gras Restaurant To Go Vegan

London-based fine-dining restaurant Gauthier Soho will go vegan after owner Alexis Gauthier learned of the horrors inherent in animal agriculture, particularly in foie gras production.
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This Week on VegNews TV: The secret to these delightful sweet treats is white beans! Aylin Erman shows you how to make these simple blondies.

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