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Texas Hospital First in State to Promote Vegan Diet

In cattle country, Texas' Midland Memorial Hospital is promoting a plant-based plan to help its patients prevent and cure disease.  Read More »

The Flame Broiler Restaurant Chain Adds Vegan Option

The 180-location restaurant updated its menu for the first time in 21 years ... with a vegan option.
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Off-Broadway Play to Honor Vegan Activist Dick Gregory

Recording artist John Legend will write and produce an original song for the production.
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Mainstream Shoe Brand Launches "Non-animal Collection"

Popular shoe company Vagabond debuts a spring 2016 line that contains zero animal products.
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New Matthew Kenney Restaurant Slated For May Opening

Arata will open Memorial Day weekend in Maine and joins the restaurateur’s growing plant-based empire.
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Vegan Travel Show Launches Second Season

The Vegan Roadie partners with vegan food company Field Roast for season two of the web series.
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Biggest Airlift in History Returns 33 Circus Lions to Africa

"Operation Spirit of Freedom" to take 33 lions from 10 circuses in Peru and Colombia back to their native land in Africa.
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Innovative Vegan Restaurants Open Outside of Sydney

Sydney’s Bondi suburb is now home to a “Znickers mylkshake”-making sweet shop and an entirely milk-free coffee shop.
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Los Angeles Bans Sale of Bred Cats, Dogs, and Rabbits

City pet stores will now promote adoption of rescued animals instead of profiting from breeder-supplied cats, dogs, and rabbits.
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Researchers Create Cruelty-Free Leather Made from Kombucha

A mixture of fiber from the fermented tea, sugar, vinegar, bacteria, and yeast yields a new material that some hope can replace animal-based leather.
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Toronto to Get First Vegan Food Truck

The Vegan Extremist will be hitting the streets of Toronto in May to serve Indian and Thai-inspired dishes.
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New Vegan Consulting Firm Launches This Week

Vegan businesses and organizations can now benefit from the media and marketing expertise of Vegan Street Media & Consulting.
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Queen of England Awards Vegan Chocolate Company

Annual award is given to businesses that demonstrate excellence in growth and export earnings.
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Russell Simmons Pens Open Letter to Pope

Music mogul tells Pope Francis that animal agriculture is "senseless and unholy."
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Largest Producer in US Recalls 4.5 Million Pounds of Chicken

Pilgrim's Pride issues massive recall of products due to contamination with wood, rubber, plastic, and metal.
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Pie Five Pizza Brings More Vegan Options to Kansas

Former Applebee's CEO's vegan-friendly pizza shop to open 10th location in Kansas on Friday.
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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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