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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.

Last Fur Farm Closes in Japan

Closure of last mink fur farm marks the end of the entire fur industry in Japan.
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Lung Cancer Higher in Slaughterhouse Workers

Nobel Prize winner finds that long-term exposure to meat pathogens increases risk of rare forms of lung cancer.
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New Vegan Butcher Shop Comes to Brooklyn

Monk's Meats will bring seitan-based vegan sausages, salami, steaks, and more to Bed-Stuy this spring.
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Dairy Farmer Fined $15K for Breaking 200 Cows' Tails

New Zealand court bans dairy farmer from milking cows for six months after 211 cows on his property suffered broken tails.
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Vegan In-N-Out Expands to Second Location

VegeWay in Las Vegas will be serving-up its vegan burgers and fries at the drive-thru in location number two.
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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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