VegNews Daily

Florida Students Push for a Vegan Dining Hall

With the help of Peta2, University of Florida attendees have gathered 600 signatures in support of an on-campus, cruelty-free cafeteria.

University of Florida students are taking animal activism to the next level by rallying for an all-vegan dining hall on campus, reports The Independent Florida Alligator. One of the campaign’s leaders, English and philosophy senior Far Binder, has helped put UF on the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals’ list of Top 10 Vegan-Friendly Large American Colleges by urging the school to implement a Meatless Monday program and start using vegan food labels. Peta2 has joined the effort and helped collect more than 600 signatures last week in support of the cruelty-free dining hall. The Marketing Program Manager for Gator Dining Services Jill Rodriguez told The Independent in an email that the school does not plan to make a vegan cafeteria, but the students are undeterred.

 Comments

US Senator Cory Booker Goes Vegan

New Jersey Senator tests out veganism for animal ethics and health.
Read More »

New Study: Vegan Diet Can Cure Diabetes

Research indicates that a plant-based diet can improve blood sugar levels and help reverse type 2 diabetes.
Read More »

Tofurky Feast Celebrates 20 Years

The ubiquitous holiday roast has been gracing Thanksgiving tables for two decades.
Read More »

Shocking New Video: Animal Abuse at Chick-fil-A Chain

Mercy For Animals releases undercover footage exposing horrific abuse at farms supplying the country's top chicken fast-food chain.
Read More »

Whole Foods Market Arrests Renowned Vegan Activist

Well-known vegan and social justice activist arrested during peaceful protest against the sale of rabbit meat.
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 »