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Today Show Website Gives Vegan Earth Day Advice

Merida Anderson gives tips on how to cook simple and delicious plant-based meals that Mother Nature will appreciate.

In honor of Earth Day, plant-based chef Merida Anderson. known for her Vegan Secret Suppers in Montreal and New York, bestowed eco-friendly, cruelty-free culinary advice on the Today website. Anderson recommends the tried-but-true consumer savvy approach to produce, in which one purchases locally grown fruits and vegetables that are devoid of chemical pesticides. She also notes that during her Secret Suppers she avoids stereotypical vegan fare like faux meat and tofu, and instead uses back-to-basic ingredients like spices, nuts, fruits, and vegetables. Anderson ends her piece with a Pipián pesto tortellini recipe that uses grapeseed oil, garlic cloves, pumpkin seed butter, and vegan wonton wrappers.

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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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