VegNews Daily

Philadelphia Passes Meatless Monday Resolution

The City of Brotherly Love has taken a step toward a more humane, healthy, and eco-friendly existence, with its institution of Meatless Mondays.

Due to the effort of animal-welfare organization The Humane League, the City Council of Philadelphia has passed a resolution in support of Meatless Mondays to encourage healthy eating habits and reduce the city’s environmental footprint. “We can combat the epidemic of obesity, improve long-term health outcomes, and potentially reduce the impact of livestock on global warming through this one, simple effort, “ says Councilman Bill Green. “And we can make our moms happy by eating our veggies and trying new things—a win win win!” Earlier this month, Meatless Mondays celebrated its 10-year anniversary, and since its inception at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in 2003, the campaign has experienced tremendous success, being adopted by numerous school districts and touted by celebrities and communities alike.

 Comments

Final Grateful Dead Concert to Serve Vegan Food

Famed band says farewell this weekend with heartfelt goodbyes—and veggie dogs.
Read More »

Peas Get Political, Take Over Internet

Jeb Bush: “You don’t put peas in guacamole.”
Read More »

Thousands of Animal-Rights Activists Celebrate Pride

People celebrate “rights for all“ at festival across the country in wake of historic Supreme Court ruling favoring gay marriage.
Read More »

Vegan Trumps Vegetarian for Weight Loss

Forget the fad diets; a vegan diet provides the best results says a new study.
Read More »

The 15-Year-Old Veg Voice Behind Climate Change

Young vegetarian activist urges the United Nations to stop putting ‘profits before future.’
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 »