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PCRM Launches Vegan Resolution Program for 2013

The preventative medicine organization and famous vegans are teaming up to encourage people to make veganism part of their 2013 resolutions.

The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine has launched its new program Vegan Resolution in an effort to inspire more people everywhere to adopt a plant-based diet in 2013. The online campaign encourages participants to go vegan for a week, a month or the entire year in an effort to boost their health, help animals, and reduce harm to the planet. The new program is endorsed by many familiar vegan faces, as well as omnivores who are adding in plant-based foods to their daily regimens. Included in the list of famous faces are actor and former Jackass daredevil Steve-O, who recently narrated Farm Sanctuary’s new film What Came Before; health and wellness expert Kathy Freston; and Vaute Couture founder Leanne Mai-ly Hilgart.

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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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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