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Vegan Cannabis Popsicles to Launch in Winter
CBD oil-infused, coconut milk-based pops in three flavors will be available nationwide in December.
UK Grocery Chain Expands Vegan Cheese Line
Sainsbury's adds a new vegan blue cheese to its existing line after the supermarket chain experienced overwhelming demand for dairy-free cheeses.
Vegan Sushi Bar to Hit the Las Vegas Strip
Plant-based fine-dining restaurant Okra will become the first of its kind on the famed strip.
Pro Skater Launches Vegan Converse Line
Kenny Anderson becomes the vegan voice within the Converse brand after the launch of new animal-free skating shoes.
Hormel CEO Shifts Focus to Non-Meat Brands
James Snee says the brand behind SPAM plans to evolve in the plant-based direction.
Former Dairy Brand Debuts Aquafaba Egg Replacer
New York-based Elmhurst launches new vegan products such as a packaged, easy-to-use egg replacer made from bean brine.
Vegan Yoga Guru Stars in New Reality Series
Koya Webb will teach principles of nonviolence through veganism during the six-week docu-drama Yoga Girls.
James Cameron Invests in Vegan Protein Facility
The famed filmmaker is helping the shift toward plant-based protein by funding the world's largest organic pea protein-processing facility.
Beyond Burger Debuts at TGI Fridays
Vegan brand Beyond Meat announces its largest retail partnership to date with the launch of its plant-based patty at participating TGI Fridays in the greater Boston area.
Colorado Beef Ranch Turns into Vegan Animal Sanctuary
The Surf and Turf Animal Sanctuary now protects animals that were previously destined to be killed after ranch owners adopt a cruelty-free lifestyle.
Vegan Rock Star is Face of Lululemon's Men's Campaign
The revered yoga apparel company's new Strength to Be campaign—focused on redefining the meaning of masculinity—features adamant vegan and punk rocker John Joseph.
Pizza Hut Launches Vegan Cheese
The international pizza chain adds Violife vegan cheese to five UK locations to gauge consumer interest.
Baileys' Vegan Almande Lands in UK Whole Foods
Almond milk-based liqueur Baileys Almande is finally available across the pond.
NZ Dairy Farms Use As Much Water As 60 Million People
New Zealand's dairy industry uses more water than every person in Sydney, London, Los Angeles, Tokyo, Jakarta, and New York City combined.
Vegan White Chocolate
Vanilla bean and sea salt punctuate this divine white chocolate bar.
California to Reinstate Ban on Foie Gras
Circuit Court Judge Harry Pregerson made an emotional plea during last week's hearing on the issue to ban the sale of cruelly begotten duck livers.
F1 Car Racing World Champ Embarks on Vegan Mission
Lewis Hamilton—one of the best professional race car drivers in history—ditches animal products after watching vegan documentary What the Health.
Iron Chef Brings Impossible Burger to Detroit
Food Network's famed Michael Symon brings the plant-based burger to his B Spot Burgers.
Students Develop Vegan Replica of Hard-Boiled Egg
University of Udine master's students obtain a patent for the cholesterol-free, ready-to-eat egg that features a wholly plant-based white and yolk.
5 Vegan Burgers That Put McDonald's Menu to Shame
There's no denying that plant-based burgers are all the rage.
Hampton Creek Adds Saudi Arabian Prince to Board
Prince Khaled joins Hampton Creek's board of directors, along with an impressive roster of former executives at DuPont, Heinz, and world-changing entrepreneurs.
Beyond Meat Signs Sysco Deal to Expand Exponentially
Major food service distributor Sysco will put vegan Beyond Burger on menus at fast-food chains, schools, hotels, and office cafeterias across the country.
Swiss Confectioners Discover Ruby Chocolate
A new type of chocolate bean allows candy-makers to create pink-hued confections.
Dutch Meat Giant Switches Focus to Plant Protein
Lunch meats brand Zwanenberg is shifting 50 percent of the company to focus on plant-based snacks to capitalize on growing demand for meatless foods.
Israel and China Sign $300 Million Lab Meat Deal
The carbon-spewing country is reducing its emissions by importing Israel's technologies to phase animals out of agriculture.
Waka Flocka Flame Headlines Vegan Concert in Los Angeles
Moby's Circle V returns for a second year with new performers, vegan food vendors, and more.
Polly Pocket Vegan Eye Shadows Sets Coming Soon
Tiny pocket-sized dollhouse fans can soon re-visit the '90s with Polly Pocket-inspired cosmetics from vegan company Lime Crime.
World-Famous Culinary School Adds First Vegan Course
West London's Leiths School of Food and Wine now teaches prospective students to make beet bourguignon, vegan cheese sauce, egg-free mayonnaise, and more.
Research Links Beyoncé to Rise in Veganism
PhD student Outi Lundahl found that Beyoncé and Jay Z's 22-day plant-based experiment had a lasting affect on veganism worldwide.
LAUSD Students Love New Vegan Lunch Menu
Sylmar High School students ate all 200 servings of vegan chili prepared for the day, and the cafeteria is planning to start making more to meet demand.
Whole Foods' Sushi Case Adds Vegan Tomato Tuna
Vegan brand Ocean Hugger will expand distribution of its tomato-based Ahimi tuna to the fish-filled sushi cases of Los Angeles and New York Whole Foods Markets.
Vegan-Friendly Manscaping Salon Opens in Oklahoma
Men in Oklahoma City will soon be able to get dapper beard trims, facials, and massages without hurting animals.
Stand-Up Comedian Tig Notaro Goes Vegan
The cancer survivor follows Alicia Silverstone's compassionate example and ditches animal products.
Vegan Punk Rock Twinkie Bakery Opens in Texas
Gluten-free bakery Zucchini Kill is making vegan Twinkies, cupcakes, doughnuts, and more in Austin.
Evanna Lynch Debuts The ChickPeeps Podcast This Fall
The Harry Potter star will host a podcast with a group of vegan friends to inspire her teenage fanbase to go vegan.
NBA Trail Blazer Damian Lillard Goes Vegan
The professional basketball player has been sticking to an all plant-based diet in preparation for next season.
Macadamia-Based Vegan Milk Hits Walmart This Winter
Milkadamia is expanding to the big-box retailer to sell cow-free beverages to a larger consumer base.
10 Secrets You Never Knew About Hampton Creek
VegNews investigates what the Just Mayo-maker is doing behind closed doors.
Vegan-Friendly Amy's Drive Thru to Replace Old Denny's
The meatless fast-food sensation will soon serve veggie burgers, pizza, milkshakes, and fries in Corte Madera, CA.
Vegan Burger Delivery Company Lands in Mumbai
New delivery service Vegan Burger Kitchen offers nine plant-based burgers made with organic jackfruit, lentils, and sweet potatoes, and two decadent dessert options.
World's Highest Paid Mermaid Debuts Vegan Doughnuts
Professional mermaid Linden Wolbert partnered with Los Angeles vegan shop Karma Baker to create a magical mermaid doughnut in honor of National Mermaid Day.
Austin Gets its First Vegan Milkshake Truck
Milky Way Shakes rolls into the Texas capital to sell its frothy milkshakes this weekend, with dippable French fries on the way soon.
Impossible Foods Opens Mega Production Facility
The vegan bleeding burger company increases production in a clean-energy facility, bringing 40 high-quality jobs to Oakland, CA.
New Tool Helps Art Lovers Find Vegan Tattoo Artists
Vegan Tattoo Studios connects users to more than 200 vegan tattoo artists anywhere in the world.
Pacific Foods Launches Cashew Milk Line
As vegan milk options continue to grow, the plant-based pioneer introduces ethically sourced cashew milk blends.
Research Firm Says Plant Protein is No Longer Niche
Euromonitor's Alice Yu says plant-based protein alternatives are moving out of the shadows and going mainstream.
Nestlé Acquires Meatless Company Sweet Earth
The makers of vegan Benevolent Bacon will now get a financial boost from one of the world’s largest companies.
Vegan Ben & Jerry's Now Available in the UK
British residents will finally get to enjoy the iconic ice cream brand's almond milk-based line.
South Dakota Residents Shut Down Proposed Mega Dairy
Brookings residents stop plans for a major dairy farm with 96 percent voting against the polluting operation.
International School in The Bahamas Adopts Vegan Menu
As part of the school's Obesity Prevention Pilot Program, students are encouraged to eat plant-based meals to attain optimum health.

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