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ProCon Launches Veg Debate

Nonprofit site procon.org launches a site with research around the question, “Should people become vegetarian?”

ProCon, a nonprofit committed to promoting critical thinking, has launched its newest site on vegetarianism. With the question, “Should people become vegetarian?” at its core, the site includes both pro and con arguments, as well as a video gallery with undercover films from People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) and the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS). ProCon has a “Did You Know?” section with pertinent facts, along with listed sources for all data. Readers can submit a survey with comments, which are then published on the site. ProCon currently covers 41 total issues, including alternative energy, health care reform, and more.

IKEA to Debut Vegan Hot Dog at Boston Music Festival

The furniture superstore's newest plant-based food option will make its first appearance at music festival Boston Calling this weekend before expanding to IKEA locations nationwide this fall.
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Paul McCartney: "Meat-Free Is the New Rock and Roll"

McCartney reminisces about a time when meatless entreés meant a plate of steamed vegetables and believes that in 25 years, vegetarian diets will be the norm.
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Impossible Burger is Now Certified Kosher

The Orthodox Union deemed the plant-based patty kosher, broadening Impossible Burger's customer base to include those with religious dietary restrictions.
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Residents to Sue Iowa Over Hog Factory Farm Emissions

Factory farms in the largest hog-producing state in the United States are under fire for spewing toxic, ammonia-filled air into local communities.
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Oat-Based Milk Brand Launches Vegan Ice Cream Line

Swedish vegan milk brand Oatly debuts five flavors of oat-based ice cream.
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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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