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500 Virginians Camp Out to Get New Vegan Nike Shoes
Police shut down the release of the popular limited-edition shoe—designed by vegan vintage store owner Sean Wotherspoon.
Utah Pays $349,000 for Unfair Ag-Gag Law
The state agrees to settle a lawsuit brought on by an animal-rights group over legislation silencing undercover investigations at factory farms.
Vegan Recipes for Stuff to Stuff
This Thanksgiving, get stuffed (literally) by filling one delicious food with another.
Vegan Pie Filling Sales Spike by 357 Percent
New data shows that consumers are increasingly flocking to plant-based Thanksgiving foods.
The New Yorker Recounts the History of Tofurky
The acclaimed publication spotlights the 22-year legacy of the vegan holiday roast in time for Thanksgiving.
7-Course Vegan Feast Party Bus Hits the SF Bay Area
The Om Bus—complete with an open bar and live music—will take guests on a scenic tour of San Francisco after a massive outdoor feast featuring Mexican-inspired vegan favorites.
Punk Band Anti-Flag Cooks Vegan Thanksgiving Live
Musicians Chris No. 2 and Justin Sane cook Brussels sprouts, cornbread-stuffed acorn squash, and balsamic-glazed carrots in a new video made to promote kindness to animals.
Starbucks Unveils Vegan-Friendly Holiday Hot Cocoa
The coffee chain is celebrating the holidays with the new Toffee Almondmilk Hot Cocoa.
Tyler Perry Discovers Tofurky
The famed comedian has given up meat with the help of fellow comedian Steve Harvey, who suggested he try Tofurky for Thanksgiving.
Evanna Lynch Creates Vegan Holiday Gift Basket
The Harry Potter star is wishing her fans a magical holiday season with a limited-edition gift basket filled with vegan chocolate frogs, almond-butter caramel cups, and cruelty-free bath bombs.
British Politicians Vote That Animals Do Not Feel Pain
Members of British Parliament remove 80 percent of animal-welfare regulations from its post-Brexit legislation.
Postmates Now Delivers Impossible Burger for Free
Burger lovers in Los Angeles can now get a vegan Impossible Burger from Fatburger delivered in 30 minutes or less.
Investigations Uncover Cannibalism at Turkey Farm
Undercover footage reveals birds eating other birds, widespread injury and disease, and squalid living conditions at one of the world's largest turkey producers.
Indian Frozen Yogurt Chain Debuts Five Vegan Flavors
India-based Cocoberry—a Pinkberry-like chain—will introduce a line of vegan options in time for Christmas.
Nearly Half of Americans Want to Ban Slaughterhouses
A new survey shows that 47 percent of adults in the United States support closing all slaughterhouses, while 69 percent identify animal agriculture as a top social issue worldwide.
All-Vegan Next Level Burger Expands to CA Whole Foods
Following its Seattle expansion, the Oregon-based vegan burger chain will open in California next month.
Horrific Abuse Uncovered at Family Dairy Farm
An undercover investigation found calves living in filthy sheds with deceased others and dairy cows severely neglected at a family-owned dairy farm in Florida.
New York Magazine Creates Vegan Encyclopedia
The publication compiled an A to V encyclopedia of everything vegan.
Vegan Feast to Benefit Earthquake Relief in Mexico
This Thanksgiving, Los Angeles vegan eatery Gracias Madre is raising money to help rebuild destroyed homes in Oaxaca, Mexico.
100-Vendor Vegan Market Opens in Australia
The largest of its kind Down Under, Sydney Vegan Market features the best of plant-based food, cruelty-free beauty, and ethical fashion.
Vegan Thanksgiving Radio Play Premieres
Sanctuary uses dark comedy and fast-paced wit to tackle conflicts that frequently take place at family dinners around the holidays.
Portia de Rossi Pays Surprise Visit to Vegan Butcher Shop
The actress stopped by The Herbivorous Butcher in Minneapolis to rave about their delicious food.
Milk Consumption Drops by 22 Percent Since 2000
The dairy industry is in decline, while plant-based milks are all the rage.
Kyrie Irving Credits Vegan Diet for Winning Streak
The professional basketball player said he is now awake to the harmful effects of consuming animal products.
GQ Names Colin Kaepernick Citizen of the Year
Vegan football player and social justice activist was awarded the prestigious title for his work in giving a voice to the voiceless.
World's First Vegan Shoe Line Made from Apples Debuts
Vegan brand VEERAH is revolutionizing the fashion industry with a collection of stylish shoes made from apple peels.
Vegan Soul Food Spot to Open in Nashville
A Nashville couple plans to open a new sit-down restaurant with the aim of making good vegan food more accessible to all.
Activist Tattoos 40K Crosses to Honor Farmed Animals
An Italian-born animal-rights activist covered his body in thousands of crosses to symbolize the animals killed for food every second.
Vegan Reddi-Wip to Debut
The classic whipped cream brand is launching a dairy-free almond- and coconut-based product to meet consumer demand for plant-based options.
LUSH Grants $445,000 to End Animal Testing
The international beauty brand awarded young scientists, activists, and global organizations substantial sums to make vivisection a thing of the past.
Ruby Rose Speaks Out Against Body Shaming
The vegan actress gives advice regarding body shaming to critics who say she is too skinny.
15,000 Scientists Urge Citizens to Adopt Plant-Based Diet
In their first official warning since 1992, an international assembly of scientists from 184 countries predict imminent world demise unless action to fight climate change is swiftly implemented.
Upscale Canadian Vegan Eatery Lands in Miami
Toronto's cruelty-free eatery Planta will debut in Miami with a vegan sushi bar, cold-pressed juice cocktails, and more.
Domino's Commits to Adding Vegan Cheese Next Year
The international pizza chain will debut vegan cheese at its Australian locations after overwhelming consumer feedback demanding cruelty-free options.
Italy Bans All Animal Circuses
The country's 100 circuses that exploit 2,000 animals will shutter by next year.
Swedish YouTube Star Makes World's Largest Vegan Cake
The record-breaking vegan cake was constructed in Stockholm to promote animal rights.
Vegan Restaurant Tour Launches in Canada
The Taste of Vegan tour features prix fixe menus and special culinary creations from London's best vegan eateries—including the world's first vegan 24-hour drive-thru, Globally Local.
SF Chain Adds Vegan Range-Free Chicken to Menus
Indian-inspired chain Curry Up Now serves vegan chicken from Hungry Planet in burritos, bowls, and catering menus at seven locations in the San Francisco Bay Area.
First All-Vegan Kilimanjaro Trek Begins in February
A team of vegan climbers between 18 and 70 will take on the world's highest free-standing mountain peak to prove that plant-based diets are key to sustained physical endurance.
NYC's First Tofurky Trot Goes Down Next Week
All proceeds from the event will go to nonprofit My Dog is My Home, an organization that helps homeless people and their companion animals.
Vegan Sandwich Bar to Open in Orlando's Milk District
Cleverly named vegan eatery Leguminati will be taking over a neighborhood known for its dairy roots.
Neighborhood Pub Turns into Vegan Eatery in LA
Beelman's re-opens as the first all-vegan establishment from newly formed restaurant group Artisanal Brewers Collective.
Vegan Cycles Across India to Promote Animal Rights
Rohit Ingle will bike across more than 12,000 miles in India to promote the vegan message.
Era of Lab Testing on Chimpanzees Officially Over
The New York Times says the final transition from lab to sanctuary for the final group of America's chimpanzees has begun.
Dairy Profits Drop 91 Percent Amidst Plant-Based Boom
Dairy brand Dean Foods bets on plant-based investments to get it out of a financial slump.
Ice Cream Chain Adds Vegan Option to 32 Scoop Shops
Vegan Dark Chocolate Truffle flavor makes its debut at Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams after five years of development.
Nickelodeon Star Launches Facebook Vegan Video Series
Daniella Monet—who played Trina Vega on comedy series Victorious—exposes meat-eaters to vegan food through cooking series.
College Basketball Star Adopts Plant-Based Diet
University of Connecticut forward Gabby Williams eschews animal products to ensure optimal athletic performance.
Paul McCartney Slams Trump for Denying Climate Change
The music legend says that the Trump administration's denial of climate change is madness.
Rampant Animal Cruelty Exposed at Land O'Lakes
An all-female investigative team found neglected calves covered in maggots living in extreme heat at Land O'Lakes supplier Zonneveld Dairy in California.

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