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Rooney Mara Touts Veganism’s Healthful Benefits

The indie-flick actress says that being vegan allows her to keep the weight at bay while eating as much as she pleases.

Up-and-coming Hollywood starlet Rooney Mara, who caught the attention of movie-goers in her cerebral performance in Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, recently talked about the health and wellness benefits of veganism in an interview with The New York Post. “Of course I eat, I eat a lot,” she told the news source. “I love to eat. But I’m a vegan. I eat all the time." Earlier this year at the Sundance Film Festival, Mara was spotted at a vegan dinner party hosted by Nylon and ASOS, with fellow movie stars Ben Foster and Casey Affleck.

Star Trek's Klingon to Headline Michigan VegFest

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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