VegNews Daily

Canadian Chicken Processor Faces Criminal Charges

Maple Lodge Farms in Canada has been charged with 58 animal health violations.

Canada’s largest independent chicken processor, Maple Lodge Farms, has been convicted of violating two animal health laws due to a 2009 incident when 1,181 hens were killed during a 90-minute truck drive in subzero temperatures. According to the Toronto Star, this is not the first time an incident of this nature has occurred with Maple Lodge Farms: in 2008, 711 chickens were found to be “dead on arrival” after another truck drive in harsh climates. The news source notes that the convictions leveled against the Canadian food producer are just two of a total of 58 animal-related criminal charges.


New Study: Bacon Linked to 57 Percent Risk of Cancer

A sausage link at breakfast and a few slices of bacon on a sandwich are putting Americans at a dangerously high risk of developing cancer.
Read More »

White Castle Veggie Sliders Now Vegan

After increased demand, the fast-food chain veganizes its bun—making the entire burger vegan.
Read More »

Open Table Names Country's Best Veg Restaurants

The online reservation site releases its top vegan, vegetarian, and veg-friendly restaurants in the country.
Read More »

Philadelphia Mayoral Hopefuls Get Grilled on Vegan Topics

Dairy in school lunches, mandatory spaying and neutering, horse-drawn carriages, and vegan pizza were among the items discussed.
Read More »

Time Magazine Says Bananas Are Worth the Calories

Experts agree that bananas are a better post-workout refueling agent than sport drinks.
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 »