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Alicia Silverstone Asks for Book Contributors

The vegan actress recently took to her blog to find vegan mothers to detail their pregnancy experiences for her upcoming book.

In August, VegNews reported that Alicia Silverstone had two more books in the works, including a pregnancy-related book: The Kind Mama. On October 10, the vegan actress and author published a post on her blog thekindlife.com asking if any readers would like to share their vegan pregnancy stories to be featured in the tome. Interested followers are asked to answer questions such as “Did you ever hesitate about having a vegan pregnancy?” and “During your pregnancy, how did you deal with naysayers?” The Kind Mama is due out in 2014, along with the culinary follow-up to The Kind DietThe Kind Cookbook.

Seafood Market Pleads Guilty to Lobster Cruelty

An Australian seafood market was fined $1,500 for employee's cruel treatment of lobster.
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Ritter Sport Debuts Its First Vegan Chocolate Bars

The company developed new, vegan-certified flavors to feed a growing vegan German population.
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Danone Cuts Dairy Ad Budget to Focus on Plants

The yogurt giant is restructuring to spend less on dairy advertising and shift focus on new plant-heavy acquisition WhiteWave.
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Muscle Milk Gets into the Plant-Based Protein Game

Company behind dairy-based Muscle Milk products releases aptly-named vegan line Evolve.
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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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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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