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NYC Art Installation Depicts Reality of Factory Farming

The British street artist piqued the public’s attention with a new installation that mimics a farm animal delivery truck.

Famed street artist Banksy unrolled a new piece on the streets of New York City that is helping to bridge the disconnect between the thousands of animals that are killed every day on factory farms and the meat that ends up on Americans’ dinner plates. The art installation features a truck with the words “Farm Fresh Meats” painted on the door. In the back, stuffed animals poke their heads out between wooden slats and make disturbing squeaking noises. A video of the truck driving through the city, showing the piece eliciting concern and disdain from the public, is raising consumer awareness about the price that animals pay when people eat meat.

IKEA Promotes Plant-Based Eating for Earth Day

The furniture chain sent a newsletter in time for Earth Day with three plant-based recipes it says are good for your body and the planet.
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'50s Style Vegan Diner Opens in Michigan

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Vegan Chicken Nugget Startup Raises $1 Million

Seattle Food Tech plans to debut its plant-based chicken nugget replicas at school cafeterias by the end of 2018.
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Impossible Foods Makes First International Debut

The plant-based burger joins competitor Beyond Meat in Hong Kong—where it will be transformed into Impossible Bao, Impossible Hot Pockets, and Impossible Thai Burgers by world-renowned chefs.
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Vegan Girl Scout Thin Mint Chickpea Snacks Debut in June

Biena Snacks partnered with female-empowerment organization to create its iconic cookie flavor in chickpea-snack form—which can also be eaten frozen.
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