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Vegan Bodybuilders Dominate TX Competition

Team Plant Built placed high among hundreds of non-veg competitors at the Naturally Fit Super Show.

15 vegan bodybuilders recently competed under the team name Plant Built in this year’s drug- and steroid-free Naturally Fit Super Show competition in Austin, TX, reports the blog Vegans Must Be Stopped. Plant Built team members competed in seven divisions, placing first in five of the seven, and also had a member rank in the top four among more than 20 omnivore competitors. Plant Built was started in the fall of 2012 “with the shared goal of promoting a plant based diet in a sport where eating animal products is widely accepted as the only way to achieve success,” the team writes on its Facebook.

UK Supermarkets Modernize Layout to Sell Less Meat

Oxford University will help grocery chains rearrange their aisles to encourage shoppers to buy more produce and less meat.
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The Office Director BJ Novak Backs Cultured Meat

The famed writer and actor has a stake in cultured meat company Memphis Meats.
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Italian Eatery Goes Vegan to Compete with by CHLOE

New York City classic Italian restaurant Romagna to nix animal products in effort to gain the same following of Bleecker street neighbor by CHLOE.
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Farmers Feed Cows Skittles as "Cheap Carbs"

A red Skittles spill on the roads of Wisconsin leads to the discovery that local farmers fatten cows up on candy.
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Veggie Burger Sales at Nordic "McDonald's" Quadruple

Sweden's popular chain fast-food restaurant Max introduced four meatless burgers last year and saw sales soar.
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