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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.

School District Swaps Pepperoni Pizza for Plants

To increase its efforts in fighting global warming, the Oakland Unified School District replaced meat and cheese on school menus with plant-based alternatives.
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Israeli Company Debuts Vegan Milk Chocolate Coins

Carmit swapped milk for cocoa butter to create its new creamy vegan chocolate coins, snack bars, and buttons.
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Sia Asks Kanye West To Go Fur Free

The vegan musician takes to Twitter to convince Kanye to drop animal cruelty from his fashion line.
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Vita Coco Goes Dairy-free to Hit $1 Billion in Sales

Popular coconut water brand plans to take advantage of growing plant-based milk industry to help increase profits.
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Vegans Fare Better than Bacon on Tinder

More than 50 percent of women were interested in a man when he was wearing a "vegan" shirt rather than one that touts bacon.
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