VegNews Daily

Tennessee Ag-Gag Bill Killed by State Governor

Tennessee’s Governor Bill Haslam has vetoed the state’s proposed ag-gag legislation.

Tennessee’s ag-gag bill was recently killed by Governor Bill Haslam. The proposed law would require undercover footage to be turned over to the police within 48 hours of recording it. Governor Haslam released a statement saying the bill would make prosecuting cases of animal cruelty more difficult. Thousands of calls and emails poured into the governor’s office urging him to veto the legislation, according to The Humane Society of the United States, and HSUS President and CEO Wayne Pacelle shares, “It’s the wrong policy to punish the person who exposes cruelty, instead of the person who perpetrates it. We are grateful to Governor Haslam for hearing the clear voice of Tennesseans and ending this debate so emphatically.”

Vegan Chef Hopes to Feed Stevie Wonder at Napa Festival

Chef Jackie Howard launches a campaign to lure Stevie Wonder to her booth at upcoming Napa food festival.
Read More »

Forbes Profiles Vegan Startup, the “Pandora for Food”

Lighter will provide customized meal plans and grocery lists based on what vegan food pros you follow.
Read More »

New Orleans Bakery to be Featured on Flip My Food

Owners of vegan-friendly Breads On Oak will take a break from their usual organic French pastries to veganize grilled cheese sandwiches for national television.
Read More »

Another UK Veg Fest Draws Massive Crowds

More than 13,000 attendees convened on Vegfest UK Bristol, braving rain and wind for a chance to get their hands on vegan finds.
Read More »

Brazilian State Bans Cosmetic Animal Testing

Pará, Brazil's second largest state, became the fourth city in the country to ban testing of beauty products on animals.
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 »