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White Castle Debuts Veggie Burger Across Country

National fast-food chain debuts its first vegan burger.

After a successful test run this summer, national fast-food chain, White Castle, has introduced the Veggie Slider. Unveiled just this week, the vegan patty is made by Dr. Praeger's and includes carrots, zucchini, peas, spinach, and broccoli. According to White Castle Vice President Jamie Richardson, "We are committed to asking good questions, listening to our customers, and keeping up with changing tastes by developing new menu items that keep our guests craving and give them more options to feed the whole family." The Veggie Sliders will be cooked on a vegetable-only grill, and separate green spatulas will be used for flipping. For a limited time, the burgers are available for 99 cents at the 400 White Castle locations across the country.

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Chipotle Adds Quinoa to its NYC Test Kitchen Menu

In addition to sofritas, vegans might soon have another plant-based protein option at Chipotle—a blend of gold and red quinoa spiced with turmeric, citrus juice, and cilantro.
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Vegan Fashion Brand VAUTE Profiled on PBS

The brand's founder Leanne Mai-ly Hilgart spoke about her mission to create functional and fabulous vegan clothes to eliminate animal cruelty in the fashion industry.
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New Investor Coalition to Combat Meat Problem in China

Toronto-based Dao Foods International will promote plant-based and clean meat in China to curb the country's growing appetite for animal products.
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IKEA Debuts Plant-Based Hot Dogs

The furniture giant debuted the new animal-free option at a single store in Sweden with plans to expand the offering across Europe by August.
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Rooney Mara Launches Luxury Vegan Fashion Line

New fashion brand Hiraeth includes faux-leather pants, velvet garments, and combat boots—all made ethically in Los Angeles.
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