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InStyle Editor-in-Chief Says Fur is Out of Style

The fashion magazine commits to leaving fur out of its pages forever.

Laura Brown, the editor-in-chief of iconic fashion magazine InStyle, made a public commitment never to allow animal fur to be featured in the publication. “I want to be clear that InStyle does not photograph fur nor do we accept fur advertising,” Brown said at a recent panel discussion sponsored by The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS). “How thrilling that the fashion industry is beginning to embrace fur-free alternatives. Here’s to the dear chinchilla living a long and lovely life.” Brown’s statement is consistent with current trends among the fashion industries largest brands and designers—including Gucci, Donatella Versace, and Michael Kors—who have committed to eliminating fur in their collections.

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IKEA to Debut Vegan Hot Dog at Boston Music Festival

The furniture superstore's newest plant-based food option will make its first appearance at music festival Boston Calling this weekend before expanding to IKEA locations nationwide this fall.
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Paul McCartney: "Meat-Free Is the New Rock and Roll"

McCartney reminisces about a time when meatless entreés meant a plate of steamed vegetables and believes that in 25 years, vegetarian diets will be the norm.
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Impossible Burger is Now Certified Kosher

The Orthodox Union deemed the plant-based patty kosher, broadening Impossible Burger's customer base to include those with religious dietary restrictions.
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Residents to Sue Iowa Over Hog Factory Farm Emissions

Factory farms in the largest hog-producing state in the United States are under fire for spewing toxic, ammonia-filled air into local communities.
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Oat-Based Milk Brand Launches Vegan Ice Cream Line

Swedish vegan milk brand Oatly debuts five flavors of oat-based ice cream.
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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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