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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.

Vegan Brand Named First Zero-Waste Facility of Its Kind

Earth Island—the production facility for iconic vegan brand Follow Your Heart—becomes the first plant-based manufacturer in the nation to receive Gold Level Zero-Waste certification.
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Impossible Burger Debuts at 11 Burger Bars in Texas

Burger chain Hopdoddy adds the popular plant-based patty to its menus in Austin, Dallas, Houston, and more.
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Czech Republic to Ban Fur Farms

In an historic move, Czech government officials vote 132 to 9 in favor of banning the country's fur farms by 2019.
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132-Year-Old Lobster Set Free by Long Island Clam Bar

"Louie" will live out the remainder of his life in the wild after spending 20 years in captivity after owner forms emotional bond.
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Smoked Meat Bar Now Sells Vegan Ribs

Meat-centric Minnesota pub Bourbon Butcher serendipitously teamed up with Herbivorous Butcher to create a sought-after vegan menu.
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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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