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Germany's Pork Consumption at Record Low
The once sausage-loving country has been ditching pig products for a decade in favor of plant-based meat alternatives.
Vegan Options Keep Millennials in the Workplace
A business consulting coach shows that the sought-after generation will keep a job if gluten-free and vegan options are stocked at work.
Vegan Potato-Based Fitness Drink Raises $2 Million
Revere's pea protein, tart cherry, and sweet potato-based drink mixes promise to fuel athletes with plant-based foods.
Chicago Burger Chain Adds Vegan Beyond Meat to Menu
The famed plant-based burger patty will soon be on the menu at eight locations of Epic Burger.
Vegan "Chip Truck" Rolls into Ontario
Vegan truck The Frying Dutchman Co. is operated by a mother-and-daughter team serving traditional "chip truck" fare such as chili fries, onion rings, and vegan hot dogs.
Starbucks Launches Certified Vegan Lunch Option
The coffeehouse giant's vegan options are no longer limited to just guacamole on a bagel.
Two-Thirds of NY Dairy Workers Injured on the Job
A new report reveals rampant worker abuse in New York State's dairy industry.
Netflix Creates Veg-Themed Clip to Promote Okja
A new promotional video highlighting the negative effects of eating meat was inspired by the underlying animal-rights theme of the hit movie.
"Glam" Vegan Eatery to Franchise Across Australia
Gold Coast restaurateur Natalie Evans plans to spread her ethical business model of "ve-glam" across the continent.
Judge Overrules Utah "Ag-Gag" Law
The honorable Robert Shelby ruled that banning activists from filming slaughterhouses to document animal abuse is unconstitutional.
Meat-Eaters Create Twice as Much CO2 as Vegans
The carbon footprint of people who eat meat every day outweighs that produced by vegans by 1.8 tons.
Miley Cyrus Proudly Flaunts New Vegan Tattoo
The pop singer added The Vegan Society's logo to her inner arm as a statement that she has gone vegan for life.
Vegan Ben & Jerry's Flavors Now Delivered Nationwide
The iconic ice cream brand announced its new delivery feature, which means vegan Cherry Garcia can be at your doorstep, no matter where you are.
Campbell's Buys Plant-Based Milk Brand for $700 Million
The soup giant acquires almond, oat, and hemp milk company Pacific Foods to stay relevant in the middle aisles of the supermarket.
Ruby Rose Named World's Sexiest Vegan
Rose joins Jenna Dewan Tatum and Maggie Q in a three-way tie at the top of PETA's annual list of sexy celebrity vegans.
Non-Dairy Cheese Industry Worth $3.5 Billion by 2023
New report projects that interest in vegan alternatives will continue to create a profitable non-dairy cheese industry worldwide.
LUSH Cosmetics Awards $16k to Vegan Podcast
The cosmetics brand grants funds to media non-profit Our Hen House in its mission to support compassionate changemakers.
Vegan Jamaican Café Opens in Florida Gas Station
DaJen Eats is serving vegan breakfast, plant-based jerk chicken, and dairy-free "irie" cream to commuters looking for a quick bite.
Vegan Burger Startup Raises Nearly $400K in 77 Hours
London's plant-based The Vurger Co. raises 166 percent of its crowdfunding goal with the aim of revolutionizing fast food.
Wolfgang Puck Develops New Recipes to Impress Vegans
The world-renowned chef increases vegan options with a specially crafted, cashew cream-slathered gnocchi dish.
Argentinian President Institutes Vegan Mondays
The meat-centric country's presidential cabinet feasts on plant-based foods at least once a week to reduce the environmental impact of animal agriculture.
Vegan Ice Cream Takes Internet by Storm
At least 20 major media outlets have covered vegan "nice" cream in the last three days, thanks to a video created by The Associated Press.
Dairy Flavoring Company Aims to Perfect Vegan Cheese
Edlong Dairy Technologies is tweaking buttery flavors using vegan ingredients to help vegan food companies perfect the taste of the "real thing."
NYC Vegan Eatery Cinnamon Snail Opens Second Location
The beloved food truck's second brick-and-mortar location will join vegan chain Beyond Sushi at the new City Acres food hall.
Israel Gets Its First All-Vegan Supermarket
Green Wave in Tel Aviv joins a growing number of all-vegan grocery stores opened this year worldwide.
Red Mango Debuts Two Vegan "Fro-No" Flavors
The yogurt chain launches "Fro-No" dairy-free frozen yogurt in Caramelized Pineapple and Blood Orange flavors.
Kat Von D's Vegan Shoe Line Set to Debut
The vegan tattoo queen and beauty mogul will open a vegan shoe line by the end of the year with 26 styles, including several unisex shoes and sky-high platforms.
Long Island's First Vegan Grocery Opens this Summer
New Hyde Park will be home to an all-vegan retailer with hot dogs, baked goods, and pesticide-free local produce.
Beyond Sushi Expands Rapidly to 5th Location
The vegan sushi empire grows with a new location in Manhattan's financial district.
Vegan Deli Takes Over Colorado Quiznos
Crash Cuisine moves into a shuttered Quiznos to bring revitalizing vegan food to northern Colorado.
New Web Series Seeks Best Veggie Dishes in the US
Veggie Hunter visits NYC's Cinnamon Snail, Blossom, and old-school Italian joint John's of 12th Street—which recently launched a vegan menu to keep up with the times.
UK Gets its First Organic Vegan Recipe Boxes
Vegan delivery service Plant Curious launches to help families bond over plant-based cooking.
BBC Profiles Former Beef Farmer Setting Cows Free
The British news network captures the emotional moment when former beef farmer Jay Wilde donates 63 cows to a sanctuary to pursue vegan crop farming instead.
Dubai Woman Spends Thousands to Veganize Her Lexus
Rhea Bindra spent an extra $8,000 to remove all leather from the steering wheel of her Lexus NX200.
Australia Proposes Ban on Cosmetic Animal Testing
If passed, a new bill will make testing of shampoo, soap, perfume, and other cosmetic products illegal on the continent after July 2018.
Shameless Star Narrates New Animal-Rights PSA
Animal-rights organization Mercy For Animals calls on 17-year-old Emma Kenney from the acclaimed series to lend her voice to save animals.
Vegan Gym Takes on "Big-Box" Clubs with New Online Tool
Colorado-based Whole Health Club creates an interactive online community with expert plant-based cooking and fitness demos to help the fitness-minded go vegan.
Meat-Loving CEO Now Caters to Vegan Millennials
Saladworks CEO Patrick Sugrue adjusts business model to appeal to a "huge group" of vegan millennials.
New Vegan American-Style Diner Opens in England
Grumpy Panda in Gateshead is set to open on America's Independence Day with meat-free hot dogs and burgers galore.
Female-Focused Brand to Debut Vegan Motorcycle Bag
The Lauren Sport Bag by MotoChic transforms from backpack to tote and is completely free of animal products.
Three Vegan Supermarkets Open in Paris
Naturalia Vegan market becomes the first national retail chain dedicated to vegan products.
ThinkThin's New Vegan Line Taps into $5 Billion Market
The protein bar maker launches two clearly labeled vegan lines of bars and powders to stake its claim in the lucrative vegan market.
East Coast Pizza Chain Adds Vegan Cheese
Eight locations of Coal Fire pizza shop will now cater to vegans thanks to a push by animal-rights organization Vegan Outreach.
Wisconsin Dairy Industry Taps Prisons for Workers
The struggling industry trains inmates to perform dairy jobs that nobody else wants.
Hain Celestial Acquires Better Bean Company
The food conglomerate bets on beans, as plant-based protein continues to boom.
Taco Bell Relaunches Vegan-Certified Rice
Vegan rice is back at Taco Bell ahead of schedule, and all is right with the world.
LUSH Cosmetics to Make Its Containers from Ocean Trash
The vegan-friendly beauty company vows to reduce waste by repurposing tons of litter into eco-friendly packaging.
Frozen Yogurt Chain Adds Six Vegan Dole Whip Flavors
sweetFrog will now serve the fruity concoction at all of its 340 locations to answer customers' call for dairy-free options.
Vegetarian-Only Fridges Debut at 200 Finnish Supermarkets
Kesko's K-Food stores are luring customers toward meat-free products.
New Vegan Café Opens at Brooklyn Whole Foods
Chickpea and Olive set up shop at Whole Foods in Brooklyn's Williamsburg neighborhood.

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