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Biochemist’s Veg Experiment

A lauded scientist says veganism is the best way to save the planet.

A biochemist at Stanford University is taking an 18-month leave from his day job to change the way the world understands animal agriculture. Patrick O. Brown, a vegetarian for more than 30 years and a vegan for five, plans to put his scientific and research background to good use by helping inform people about the consequences of factory farming. Brown plans to work with food providers and chefs to create more vegetarian meal options for consumers. Recently, the dialogue over eliminating meat to save the planet has been appearing everywhere, from Oprah spotlighting her favorite vegan chef to Britain's Lord Stern endorsing vegetarianism as the solution to healthier populations and a healthier planet.

NYC Fashion Mogul to Debut Vegan Cheese Brand

Joshua Katcher—founder of vegan fashion brand Brave Gentleman—has teamed with vegan tattoo shop owner Dina DiCenso to launch artisanal vegan cheese brand RIND.
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LUSH Debuts New Vegan Bath Melt to Fight for Trans Rights

The vegan-friendly beauty brand launches a campaign to raise $450,000 to end discrimination and violence against transgender people.
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Data Shows Plant-Based Diet Would Save UK $7 Billion

A new study finds that the country could save billions on health and economic costs if 10 percent of the population adopted a plant-based diet.
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Amsterdam Fashion Brand Debuts Vegan James Dean Jacket

Cruelty-free fashion brand HoodLamb announces its spring line complete with James Dean-inspired unisex jackets.
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Investors Condemn Whole Foods for Ignoring Vegan Shift

A coalition of 57 investors who manage $2.4 trillion in assets continues to push food companies to abandon the risky practice of raising animals for food.
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