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Research Lab Closes Its Doors

Undercover investigation by PETA causes research lab to shut down and surrender 200 animals.

Professional Laboratory and Research Services Inc., a North Carolina lab, officially stopped doing research Wednesday, September 15, one week after People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) released a video of animal abuse at the lab and submitted a complaint to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). As a result, the lab is surrendering more than 200 cats and dogs. The PETA investigation revealed cruelty to the animals as performed toxicity tests were performed on them for pharmaceutical companies. Workers at the lab allegedly physically and verbally abused the animals, and PETA reports that no veterinarian was kept on staff. Officials are currently trying to find homes for the cats and dogs.

Impossible Burger Expands to 11 Restaurants

The "bleeding" burger is now available at three more Northern California eateries, and is increasing its production facility in hopes of expanding to 1,000 restaurants by year end.
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Starbucks Launches Organic Vegan Avocado Spread

The coffeehouse is slowly rolling out more vegan food options, including gauc-like spread and a new sprouted bagel.
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90-Year-Old Sydney Pub Throws Vegan Launch Party

Beloved watering hole East Sydney Hotel is keeping up with the times by launching a whole new vegan menu and a party to promote it.
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TV's Only Vegan Show Prepares for Season Two

Plant-Based by Nafsika on A&E FYI Channel will return with new vegan cooking and living tips.
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First Almond Milk Company to Open in Jamaica

Almond milk to plant roots in Jamaica to meet growing demand for non-dairy options on the island country.
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