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The Federal Budget in ‘14 Favors Furry Friends

The recently unveiled budget for next year includes several measures that will benefit chimps, horses, and dogs.

Animal-welfare advocates have a few reasons to be pleased by the Obama administration as of late. The president’s more than $3 trillion annual spending plan, which goes into effect in 2014, will prevent the reinstatement of horse slaughter in the US by barring federal employees from working at horsemeat plants. The administration has also put pressure on Congress to allow the National Institutes of Health to allocate more funds to Chimp Haven. This would get more of the retired primates out of the laboratories and into a sanctuary. Lastly, according to The Humane Society of the United States, next year federal dollars may also go toward ensuring the humane treatment of companion animals, by closing a loophole that exempts online animal retailers from inspections and licensing requirements that normal pet stores are forced to get.

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"The Hayemaker" bulks up on plants in preparation for Saturday's highly publicized boxing match against Tony Bellew.
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GO VEGGIE Launches Vegan Bacon Cheese Snacks

The company will roll out two snack-sized vegan cheese options, White American and White Cheddar & Meatless Bacon.
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General Mills Makes Another Vegan Investment

Vegan company D's Naturals secures a capital boost from the multinational corporation to help fund the expansion of its No Cow plant-protein bars and dairy-free Fluffbutter nut butters.
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Budgeting Tool Tackles Myth that Veganism is Pricey

New online resource Plant-Based on a Budget Meal Plan shows users how to eat vegan on $25 per week.
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New Plant-Based Products Up 32 Percent in 2016

Foods with a plant-based claim continue to take up more supermarket shelf space, with 100 more products launched last year than in 2015.
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