VegNews Daily

Cruelty-Free Fare at the Annual Governor’s Ball

Vegan pizza and kale salad are just some of the veg-friendly dishes Wolfgang Puck will prepare for the 2013 post-Oscar’s celebration.

At this year’s Governor’s Ball, master chef Wolfgang Puck and his nearly 1,000-strong staff will serve a dynamic array of dishes that’s just as eclectic as the films nominated for the evening’s Academy Awards. While the 1500 expected attendants will have their pick of traditional cuisine, the 2013 ball has a special emphasis on plant-based fare, such as vegan pizza, kale salad with grilled artichokes, and a beet salad with spiced walnuts, reports Reuters. “If they don't find something to eat (among our dishes) then they are really finicky," says Puck to the news source. The chef also notes that on Oscar day, many celebs skip lunch so they can fit into their tight-fitting ensembles, and come dinnertime, everyone will be eager to dig in.

Ben & Jerry's Asks Fans to Pick New Vegan Flavor

The ice cream giant is crowdsourcing its next non-dairy flavor to add to its seven-pint line.
Read More »

Seven Schools in Los Angeles Adopt Vegan Lunch Program

Starting this September, children at several Los Angeles area schools will enjoy vegan burgers, subs, and tamales for lunch thanks to joint efforts by animal-rights activists.
Read More »

NadaMoo! Hosts Game of Thrones Ice Cream Contest

The vegan company's "Game of Spoons" contest will select seven winners from seven kingdoms to choose seven ice cream flavors in honor of the popular show's HBO finale.
Read More »

Scientists Find New Health Benefits in Avocado Waste

New research finds that the husk surrounding an avocado pit might halt the growth of tumors, treat heart disease, and be used as a plant-based additive in cosmetics.
Read More »

Target Severs Ties with Hampton Creek

Just Mayo and other vegan products will not be returning to Target despite FDA clearance.
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 »