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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.

Vegan Brand Named First Zero-Waste Facility of Its Kind

Earth Island—the production facility for iconic vegan brand Follow Your Heart—becomes the first plant-based manufacturer in the nation to receive Gold Level Zero-Waste certification.
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Impossible Burger Debuts at 11 Burger Bars in Texas

Burger chain Hopdoddy adds the popular plant-based patty to its menus in Austin, Dallas, Houston, and more.
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Czech Republic to Ban Fur Farms

In an historic move, Czech government officials vote 132 to 9 in favor of banning the country's fur farms by 2019.
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132-Year-Old Lobster Set Free by Long Island Clam Bar

"Louie" will live out the remainder of his life in the wild after spending 20 years in captivity after owner forms emotional bond.
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Smoked Meat Bar Now Sells Vegan Ribs

Meat-centric Minnesota pub Bourbon Butcher serendipitously teamed up with Herbivorous Butcher to create a sought-after vegan menu.
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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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