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Grass-Fed Fallacy Debunked

Slate concludes grass-fed beef carries the same E. coli risks as factory-farmed meat.

This week, Slate examined the health consequences of eating grass-fed beef, and concluded that this method of farming presents an equal risk for deadly bacteria contamination. Scientific studies suggest that one strain of fatal E. coli bacteria can inhabit cows fed only grass at almost the same rate as cows fed grain on factory farms. In recent years, grass-fed proponents have claimed that E. coli contamination and its resulting meat recalls have been due to unhealthy factory-farming practices, and that grass-fed cows are less likely to harbor harmful bacteria.

Norway Bans Fur Farms

New legislation will shut down the country's 300 fur farms—that produce nearly 1 million animals annually—by 2025.
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Kat Von D Beauty Debuts 40 New Vegan Lipsticks

Fan favorite Studded Kiss lipstick returns in a wide range of colors made with a new animal-free, highly pigmented formula.
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Thousands Take BuzzFeed's Vegan Quiz

Popular new quiz uncovers vegans' favorite meat substitutes, worst annoyances with meat-eaters, and frequency of nutritional yeast usage.
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Fake Sanctuary Scams Vegans for More than $35,000

Suspect Trey West allegedly took advantage of animal lovers using a falsified GoFundMe campaign under the name Friends Not Food Sanctuary.
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Boiling Live Lobsters Now Illegal in Switzerland

The country recognizes the sentience of lobsters and bans transporting aquatic species on ice or any other unnatural environment.
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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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