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New Hampshire Ag-Gag Bill Faces Opposition in House

The New Hampshire House is reviewing a bill that would prevent people who film factory farms from going public with their findings.

Animal-welfare groups are adamantly opposing a New Hampshire bill that will criminalize undercover investigations of farms. The organizations fear that the “ag-gag” bill, which is currently sponsored by three state representatives and two senators, will damage factory-farming transparency and put whistle blowers at risk for prosecution. “Americans deserve the truth,” says Cheryl Leahy, general counsel for Compassion Over Killing. “Shamefully, this ag-gag bill aims to hide the truth and keep the public from knowing the horrors that really happen behind the closed doors of animal agribusiness.”

Vegan Chickpea Snack Brand Raises $10 Million

HIPPEAS receives a large capital injection to continue expansion of its vegan snack line.
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Popular Shoe Brand Launches New Vegan Line

T.U.K's creepers are now available in seven styles made with a new, softer vegan material.
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Grilled Cheese Truck Transforms into Vegan Restaurant

Virginia-based Cheesy Rider is removing all animal products for the upcoming restaurant Urbavore.
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New Program Rehabilitates Inmates with Vegan Diet

Pennsylvania state prisons will determine if a plant-based diet curbs aggressive behavior and keeps current inmates from returning to jail.
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Major Italian Chain Launches Expansive Vegan Menu

UK-based Carluccio's will offer a 20-item vegan-friendly menu featuring classic Italian dishes with vegetables at the forefront.
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