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Vegan Businesses Raise Money for Farm Sanctuaries

Select vegan businesses will be donating 10 percent of sales to go toward a 100-mile biking fundraiser in support of three farm sanctuaries.

For the fourth year, Herbivore Clothing Company is organizing a 100-mile bike ride that aims to raise $20,000 for Project Hope in Mississippi, Out To Pasture in Oregon, and Chimp Sanctuary Northwest in Washington State. To help raise money for the ride, vegan businesses from the US and Canada will be donating 10 percent of their sales on Saturday, August 11, also known as Sanctuary Century 10% Fundraiser Day. Businesses currently signed up to donate include: Oak Barbershop, The Herbivore Clothing Company, Beary Organics, Food Fight Vegan Grocery, and Portobello Vegan Trattoria (all in Portland, OR); Frisch Compassionate Eatery and Union Street Eats in Salt Lake City; Rabbit Food Grocery in Austin; and Sarah’s Place in Victoria, BC.

50-Year-Old Salami Company Launches Vegan Jerky

Canada-based Urbani Foods creates tempeh-based NOBLE Jerky after CEO Claudio Urbani realized that raising animals for food is not sustainable.
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Domino's New Zealand Might Soon Offer Vegan Cheese

The international chain is polling Kiwi consumers on social media to ascertain demand for vegan cheese—a move that landed Follow Your Heart's mozzarella on menus across Australia in January.
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TGI Fridays Rolls Out New Vegan Dishes Across UK

British diners can now feast on vegan bruschetta, alfredo pasta, garlic bread, and avocado hummus at the international chain restaurant.
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Best Thing I Ever Ate Show Features Vegan Burger

Top Chef contestant Carla Hall can't stop thinking about Washington DC-based eatery Shouk's flavorful vegan burger.
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Starbucks to Release Plant-Based Food Line this Year

Heeding the demands of animal-rights group Compassion Over Killing (and at least 30,000 people ), the international coffee chain announced it would launch a plant-based food line during its shareholder meeting.
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