VegNews Daily

West Hollywood Says “No” to Real Fur in Fashion

West Hollywood, CA, home to celebrities and fashion-forward socialites, recently instated a ban on fur.

The city of West Hollywood––a little more than eight miles from downtown Los Angeles––recently became the first in the US to put into effect a ban on real fur. According to an ordinance displayed on the city’s website, “it [is] unlawful for retail stores within city limits to sell, trade, or otherwise distribute clothing made from the skins or pelts of any animal with hair, fur, or wool,” reports CBS Los Angeles. The new law also extends to online purchases shipped from West Hollywood. The fur-ban has been in discussion among city officials since 2011 when the city council first approved of the measure. Any WeHo shops caught selling real fur will be fined $200 if it’s a first-time offense.

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.
Read More »

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.
Read More »

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.
Read More »

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.
Read More »

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
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 »