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PETA Rates College Dining Halls Across the Country

The animal-welfare organization lets students know what campuses provide the best cruelty-free options.

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals’ youth division has rated the veg-friendliness of every private and public four-year college in the country using surveys they sent out to thousands of schools. The results of the survey, which are posted on peta2’s website, give each school a letter grade and a student satisfaction rating. The site also lists the institutions’ vegan-friendly qualities such as having non-dairy milk, Meatless Monday programs, and labeled vegan entrées. Schools such as the University of California San Diego and the Univeristy of North Texas aced the reviews while Liberty University in Virginia and Texas Tech received failing scores.

Seafood Market Pleads Guilty to Lobster Cruelty

An Australian seafood market was fined $1,500 for employee's cruel treatment of lobster.
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Ritter Sport Debuts Its First Vegan Chocolate Bars

The company developed new, vegan-certified flavors to feed a growing vegan German population.
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Danone Cuts Dairy Ad Budget to Focus on Plants

The yogurt giant is restructuring to spend less on dairy advertising and shift focus on new plant-heavy acquisition WhiteWave.
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Muscle Milk Gets into the Plant-Based Protein Game

Company behind dairy-based Muscle Milk products releases aptly-named vegan line Evolve.
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School District Swaps Pepperoni Pizza for Plants

To increase its efforts in fighting global warming, the Oakland Unified School District replaced meat and cheese on school menus with plant-based alternatives.
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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.

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