VegNews Daily

Chili’s Restaurants Parent Company Ditches Crates

Brinker International, owner of Chili’s restaurants, announces it is working to eliminate gestation crates in its supply chain.

Chili’s restaurants parent company Brinker International recently announced that it is pledging to remove gestation crates—confining metal cages that house pregnant sows—from its pork supply chain. The Dallas-based company, which owns and operates more than 1,500 Chili’s Grill & Bar locations, is also extending the new animal-welfare policy to its other restaurants, including Maggiano’s Little Italy and Romano’s Macaroni Grill. While the company has yet to set a deadline for the change, it noted that over the next five to seven years it will make sourcing pork products from vendors who are committed to eliminating the stalls a priority.

Thousands Wait in Line for UK Town’s First Veg Fest

Organizers of Dorset Vegan’s first vegan fair were shocked when more than 1,200 people showed up for the event.
Read More »

HSUS President Talks Veganism with Bill Maher

Wayne Pacelle of the Humane Society of the United States is a guest on the popular HBO news program.
Read More »

Top Google Exec Names Plant Foods as Hot Tech Trend

Chairman Eric Schmidt says plant-based-food is one of the six most important tech trends today.
Read More »

Beyoncé Invests in Watermelon Water Company

Recording artist and plant-based company co-owner has been drinking watermelon.
Read More »

Rochester, NY to Get All-Vegan School

Rochester River School plans to serve only vegan food and base curriculum around humane education.
Read More »

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.

More Videos »