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MFA Calls Out Walmart With Newspaper Ad

The animal-advocate group pleas for pigs via print, taking out a full-page advertisement.

As major food industry players such as McDonald’s and Oscar Mayer rid their supply chains of gestation crates, animal-welfare groups set their sights on Walmart, the nation’s largest purveyor of pork, encouraging the company to source from farms that do not use gestation crates. Mercy For Animals released a full-page advertisement in the Benton County Daily Record (Walmart’s hometown newspaper), that has a large image of a confined pregnant pig. In large, bold letters, the heading reads, “Walmart: Quit Stalling.” Below the picture, a caption explains the cruelty of gestation crates and lists the food companies that have eliminated them.

Canada Gets Its First Vegan Vending Machine

The grab-and-go machine, housed inside of a sports center, will be restocked daily with freshly prepared meals and snacks made by British Colombia-based eatery The Green Moustache Organic Café.
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Anthony Bourdain Says Plant Foods Help End World Hunger

The chef is critical of the Impossible Burger—which he has not sampled—but understands the world-changing effects of replacing animal foods with plant-based protein.
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France Bans Use of "Meat" for Plant-Based Products

Plant-based food companies in France will now face a $370,000 fine for using "meat," "sausage," "bacon," or any other term legislators have deemed is connected to meat marketing.
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Israeli Salami Brand Debuts Vegan Meat Line

Food company Soglowek will donate 20 percent of its profits from the new plant-based line to support the efforts of SuperMeat—an Israeli company working to develop slaughter-free meat.
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Vegan Burger Bar Pops Up for Earth Day

Earthie's Drive Thru is planting a tree for every Impossible Burger they sell.
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