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Beyond Eggs Gets Approving Nod From Tech Site

Motherboard’s feature on the egg replacer is one more example of Silicon Valley’s high hopes for plant-based food.

Beyond Eggs recently received financial backing by venture capitalists, sparking excitement at the possibility of moving away from factory farming and toward sustainable, plant-based food. Motherboard, an online tech publication launched by the popular Vice Magazine, featured Beyond Eggs in a recent article, laying out the ethical, environmental, and health benefits of vegan eggs––and calling them better than their hen-born counterparts. According to Motherboard, Beyond Eggs experimented with 344 prototypes from 287 plants before landing on the pea, canola, and sunflower lecithin-based formula it’s perfecting now. In a taste test, Bill Gates couldn’t tell the difference between conventional eggs and the cholesterol, gluten, and cruelty-free eggs. Once released, Beyond Eggs will be 19-percent cheaper than chicken eggs.

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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Target Severs Ties with Hampton Creek

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