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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.”

Rochester, NY to Get All-Vegan School

Rochester River School plans to serve only vegan food and base curriculum around humane education.
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Barnum & Bailey Officially Retires Circus Elephants

11 elephants will be transitioned to a conservation center in Florida for retirement—and, sadly, cancer research.
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Vegan Fast-food Middle Eastern Eatery Opens in DC

Shouk’s plant-based Middle Eastern menu offers unique dishes devoid of meat analogues and soy.
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Food Writer Fooled by New Animal-Free Burger

Bon Appétit editor was shocked by realistic “bleeding” burger.
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Texas Hospital First in State to Promote Vegan Diet

In cattle country, Texas' Midland Memorial Hospital is promoting a plant-based plan to help its patients prevent and cure disease.
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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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