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Vegan Comedian Myq Kaplan

Vegan comedian proves successful on Last Comic Standing.

Vegan comedian Myq Kaplan made it past the first round of finals last night on NBC’s Last Comic Standing after three of his fellow comics were voted off. In the seventh episode of the seventh season, Kaplan was not sent to the chopping block. Kaplan has been gaining popularity and laughs through his vegan jokes, as he did last night. He recently released his first CD: “Vegan Mind Meld.” Some have speculated the Kaplan is a fan favorite, and might even take home the gold—a prize of $250,000.

Canada Gets Its First Vegan Vending Machine

The grab-and-go machine, housed inside of a sports center, will be restocked daily with freshly prepared meals and snacks prepared by British Colombia-based eatery The Green Moustache Organic Café.
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Anthony Bourdain Says Plant Foods Help End World Hunger

The chef is critical of the Impossible Burger—which he has not sampled—but understands the world-changing effects of replacing animal foods with plant-based protein.
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France Bans Use of "Meat" for Plant-Based Products

Plant-based food companies in France will now face a $370,000 fine for using "meat," "sausage," "bacon," or any other term legislators have deemed is connected to meat marketing.
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Israeli Salami Brand Debuts Vegan Meat Line

Food company Soglowek will donate 20 percent of its profits from the new plant-based line to support the efforts of SuperMeat—an Israeli company working to develop slaughter-free meat.
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Vegan Burger Bar Pops Up for Earth Day

Earthie's Drive Thru is planting a tree for every Impossible Burger they sell.
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