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Philosophy Professor Dishes on Veg Parenting

An academic mother of two talks about why raising her children vegetarian is fiscally, physically, and paternally a wise move.

Janet D. Stemwedel, an associate professor of philosophy at San José University, recently expounded on raising her children vegetarian, in an article for the Scientific American blog. Some of Stemwedel’s reasons were practical, such as meat being expensive and her lack of culinary abilities that would leave her little ones susceptible to food borne illnesses. She also delved into the child-rearing aspects of imposing dietary restrictions on her children, such as how it provides her kids with non-life threatening ways to rebel and teaches them how to politely ask for alternatives, while limiting their autonomy in order to foster self-control.

Target Field Kicks Off Baseball Season with Vegan Dogs

The home of the Minnesota Twins will now serve Herbivorous Butcher's plant-based sriracha brats and Italian sausages at the Kosher Hot Dog Stand.
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Scientists Grow Beating Heart Tissue on Spinach

Breakthrough biotechnology proves that plants can serve as viable replacements for animals in medical research.
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British Supermarket Adopts Official Vegan Label

UK supermarket chain ASDA clearly re-labeled a host of vegan products—including its own private-labeled vodka—to make it easier for customers to live cruelty-free.
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General Mills' Sales Dip by $4 Million, Dairy to Blame

Processed food and yogurt brands driving down profits for the food corporation as it expands its presence in the plant-based sector.
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Beloved Blackbird Pizzeria Expands to Second Location

Northern Liberties residents will soon be able to enjoy the vegan eatery's award-winning Philly cheesesteaks, pizzas, and more.
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