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ABC Spotlights Undercover Farm Investigations

The major news network does an exposé on factory-farm probes and the ag-gag legislature that makes them illegal.

“Do you think we should have the right to see where our food comes from?” asks Bill Weir on ABC’s Nightline. It’s a question the animal-welfare community has considered for years, but with ag-gag bills pending in numerous states, it’s now a query the public must weigh in on. Nightline recently aired a special on undercover factory-farm investigations and the laws that aim to silence them. During the segment, one factory farm owner, who was subject to an investigation that revealed criminal animal-abuse, conceded that the footage did lead to positive changes. Other ag-gag advocates on the segment assert that undercover investigations only serve to enforce an alternate agenda “promoting a vegan lifestyle.”

Star Trek's Klingon to Headline Michigan VegFest

Vegan actor Michael Dorn will be the guest of honor at the upcoming festival that promises to attract 5,000 veg-curious visitors.
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Consumers' Animal Welfare Concerns Hit "Critical Mass"

Market research firm Packaged Facts says the food industry can no longer ignore consumer concern for animal welfare and recommends that companies invest in plants.
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Dairy Industry Says Dairy is Great for Kids

A dairy industry-funded study found that dairy has health benefits for children amidst plant-based milk boom.
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Entire Town Gives Pepperoni Roll a Vegan Makeover

Every bakery in West Virginia's Marion County will swap out all of the animal products in traditional local dish, the pepperoni roll, for plant-based ingredients by 2018.
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Student Fights Against On-Campus Slaughterhouse

Colorado State University student Austin Joseph rejects plan for JBS—the world's largest meat producer—to set up slaughterhouse at the school's Fort Collins campus
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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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