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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.

Vegan Just Egg Expands to Washington DC

Food technology startup JUST expands its vegan mung bean-based scrambled egg replacer to Equinox, the second restaurant to offer the innovative product in the United States.
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Cultured Koji Dog Food Has More Protein Than Steak

An independent study found that new clean-meat startup Wild Earth's fungus-based companion animal foods contain 45 percent protein by weight—compared to only 24 percent found in steak.
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Vegan Narwhal Ice Cream Debuts for Summer

Ottawa ice cream shop Little Jo Berry's honors the "unicorn of the sea" with a blue-hued, horned, and totally vegan frozen treat.
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New Vegan Grocery Store Opens in North Carolina

In addition to a variety of grocery items, Wilmington's new store UpBeet Market features a vegan jerky tower, beer-filling station, and a variety of dairy-free cheeses.
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800 Sets of Vegan Frosting Sell in 10 Minutes on QVC

Home-shoppers snatch up Dollop Gourmet's vegan frostings made by Cupcake Wars winner and author Heather Saffer.
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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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