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Wienerschnitzel Hot Dog Chain Goes Crate-Free

The leading hot-dog chain aims to be crate-free by 2022.

Leading hot-dog chain Wienerschnitzel has announced its interest in discontinuing the use of gestation crates by 2022. The company says that it will only buy from suppliers that are dedicated to eliminating the cruel crates over the next 10 years. Wienerschnitzel joins fellow food companies including Harris Teeter Supermarkets, Costco, Safeway, Kroger, McDonald’s, Wendy’s, Burger King, and Subway in relinquishing the use of gestation crates. Wienerschnitzel, which is a part of the Galardi Group, serves more than 120 million hot dogs per year.

Rochester, NY to Get All-Vegan School

Rochester River School plans to serve only vegan food and base curriculum around humane education.
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Barnum & Bailey Officially Retires Circus Elephants

11 elephants will be transitioned to a conservation center in Florida for retirement—and, sadly, cancer research.
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Vegan Fast-food Middle Eastern Eatery Opens in DC

Shouk’s plant-based Middle Eastern menu offers unique dishes devoid of meat analogues and soy.
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Food Writer Fooled by New Animal-Free Burger

Bon Appétit editor was shocked by realistic “bleeding” burger.
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Animal Ag Lobbyists Fight for Exclusion from Information Act

After last year's exposure by vegan company, meat and dairy boards are petitioning Congress for exclusion from the Freedom of Information Act.
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