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7 Household Items Easily Transformed into Vegan Holiday Décor
With a little creativity, anyone can liven everyday items into flare-filled holiday decorations.
Beyond Meat Debuts Vegan Beyond Sausage
The company behind the game-changing plant-based Beyond Burger is set to revolutionize the pork industry with its newest meat-like vegan product.
Fashion Giant Michael Kors Goes Fur-Free
The company will eliminate animal fur from all of its brands—including Jimmy Choo shoes—by the end of 2018.
Vegan Impossible Burger to Debut in Asia Next Year
Food technology company Impossible Foods aims to reduce the growing demand for beef in Asia with its innovative burger.
New Netflix Series Exposes Horrors of Animal Farming
Rotten—Netflix' new six-part docu-series—uncovers the corruption behind animal agriculture.
Vegan Desserts Are 329 Percent More Popular on Pinterest
The social media platform released its top 100 trends, and vegan desserts were all the rage.
LA Times Says to Follow #plantbased on Instagram Now
The publication advises readers to take advantage of the new Instagram feature by following the growing trend of plant-based foods.
Dole Creates Star Wars-Themed Blue Vegan Smoothie
Fruit and vegetable brand Dole draws inspiration from Star Wars' Millennium Falcon for its new, and very blue, coconut milk-based vegan smoothie.
Stephen Colbert Confirms Jon Stewart is Vegan
The compassionate comedian is officially vegan and has the abs to prove it.
Lady Gaga Stylist Debuts Vegan Fashion Line for Dogs
Designer Christian Cowan creates 14 vegan accessories for dogs inspired by iconic looks worn by Lady Gaga and Miley Cyrus.
Texas Vegan Burger Shop Grows into Mini-Chain
San Antonio-based Earth Burger will expand its vegan fast-food concept across Texas and to Minnesota with a location inside Mall of America this spring.
Quartz Builds Vegan-Friendly Latke Recipe Bot
A new program is tweeting latke recipes—made vegan with simple swaps—every hour throughout Hanukkah.
Luxury Hotel Adds Vegan Butchers’ Meats to Menus
The Herbivorous Butcher's vegan meats are now available at luxe Loews Minneapolis Hotel as part of the chain's new Flavor by Loews Hotels initiative.
Miyoko's Debuts Philadelphia-Style Vegan Cream Cheese
The vegan cheese company is expanding its product line thanks to a new state-of-the-art factory.
Vegan Ground Beef Expands to 600 Stores in Denmark
Dansk Supermarked—the country's largest retailer—has made the Danish version of Beyond Burger available to 1.5 million shoppers.
Vice News Likens Dairy Farm to The Handmaid's Tale
A Michigan dairy farmer forcibly impregnates cows with embryos of elite cows to create genetically superior animals, unlike the dystopian storyline of Hulu original The Handmaid's Tale.
Indian Startup Debuts Vegan Mutton
Good Dot has developed a vegan replacement for mutton—India's second most-consumed meat—in an effort to fight the country's increased meat consumption.
Ruby Rose Blasts Prada for Using Her Face on Leather Bag
The vegan actress vows to create a copycat animal-free version of the disputed handbag.
Vegan Lunch Introduced at 35 More LAUSD Schools
A menu of 10 rotating vegan dishes will be available to thousands of elementary, middle, and high school students across Los Angeles starting in January.
Groundbreaking Vegan Documentary Debuts in 2018
Filmmaker brothers behind new documentary Eating Our Way to Extinction aim to inspire viewers to adopt a plant-based diet and already have Leonardo DiCaprio's support.
McDonald's Expands McVegan Burger Across Nordic Region
After a successful trial run in one Finnish location, the international chain's all-vegan burger will be available across locations in Sweden and Finland this month.
$4 Trillion Investor Firm Warns Meat Tax is Inevitable
A group of influential investors warn colleagues that meat will soon carry a sin tax similar to tobacco, sugar, and carbon.
Hollywood Writer Demands Vegan Dog Food at Shelters
Law & Order screenwriter hopes his proposal to feed dogs vegan kibble for optimal health is adopted by shelters across Los Angeles.
Vegan Cheese Market to Be Worth $4 Billion by 2024
Demand for dairy-free cheeses due to health and animal welfare concerns will drive substantial growth in the vegan cheese industry.
Factory Farm Workers Routinely Denied Bathroom Breaks
Congressional watchdog group US Government Accountability Office releases a report that shows inhumane treatment of workers at factory farms across the country.
18 Vegan Things We Can't Wait to Try in 2018
The new year is quickly approaching, and vegan cannabis gummies, bottled Starbucks Frappuccinos, and three new vegan whipped cream options await on the other side.
Vegan Ice Cream Brand Raises $4 Million to Expand
Austin-based NadaMoo! secures new funding to help expand the national footprint of its coconut milk-based ice cream.
Plant-Based Investors Unite to Form Influential Group
Trade group Plant Based Food Association welcomes 10 leading investment groups to help advance the vegan revolution.
Vegan Burger Brand Incentivizes Restaurants with Cash
Impossible Foods asks fans to demand its vegan burgers at their local restaurants with a $200 incentive.
Tyson Increases Investment in Vegan Brand Beyond Meat
The meat company is looking to expand its holding in the vegan company as the plant-based protein industry continues to boom.
What the Health Nominated for Major Film Award
The popular film that drove celebrities, athletes, and musicians to adopt plant-based diets for optimal health is now up for an NAACP award.
Airline Adds Vegan Menu to Meet Passengers' Demands
International airline Jetstar now serves falafel, lentil and quinoa salad, and more after receiving frequent requests for vegan food options.
Top Chefs Predict Tempeh Burgers Will Trend in 2018
An extensive survey found that chefs at more than 80 restaurants believe plant-based foods will be featured on even more menus next year.
Tesco Doubles Meat-Free Options for Christmas
For the first time ever, Tesco will offer two vegan Christmas centerpieces—Turmeric Spiced Cauliflower Wellington and a Pecan and Peanut Roast—thanks to vegan chef Derek Sarno.
Instagram Creates New Feature to Fight Animal Abuse
Users of the social media platform are now shown a message against animal exploitation when searching for hashtags that refer to wild animal abuse.
Field Roast Sets Vegan Rules for Acquisition
After its $120 million acquisition by meat company Maple Leaf Foods, Field Roast has set rules that will keep animal products out of the vegan company.
SeaWorld Blackfish Lawsuit Now a Class Action
Court proceedings uncover emails between SeaWorld executives that admit the damage to their business caused by animal-rights documentary Blackfish—a fact the company hid from shareholders.
Meat Mag Names Plant-Based Protein Top Trend of 2017
Meat + Poultry points to the unprecedented growth of plant-based protein companies such as Impossible Foods and predicts a bright future for meatless food.
James Cameron Says Animal Ag is Choking the Earth
The famed director and his wife Suzy pen a feature in The Guardian to push leaders to consider the devastating effects of animal agriculture on the environment.
Startup to Make Lab-Grown Meat for Cats
Colorado-based Bond Pet Foods aims to eliminate traditional meat sources in the diets of obligate carnivores.
Rainn Wilson Went Vegan After Realizing Pigs are Bacon
The Office star explains to Conan O'Brien that he chose to go vegan after making the connection that his lovable companion pigs are the same animals used to make bacon.
Pork Magazine Learns Lesson from Vegan Drive-Through
The popularity of vegan fast food is pushing the meat industry to re-think its business strategies.
Vegan Burger Shop Opens at the 2nd Largest Mall in America
Shoppers at the Mall of America can soon feast on plant-based burgers, fries, and coconut soft serve at vegan eatery Earth Burger.
Vegan Zero-Waste Store Opens in London
New shop Hetu is on a mission to eliminate plastic, exploitation, pesticides, and over-consumption.
Vegan Cookie Dough Jars Launch for the Holidays
Glass jars filled with fudge brownies, avocado mousse, cookie dough, and coconut whipped cream are now available at NYC's Jars by Dani.
Ruffles Apologizes for Anti-Vegan Tofu-urkey Ad
The chip brand removes its Thanksgiving joke from social media after receiving backlash from its compassionate customers.
Scientists Turn Tofu Waste into More Vegan Food
Researchers in Singapore repurpose okara—a byproduct of tofu and soy milk production—into a nutrient-packed food ingredient.
Seinfeld Comedy Writer Puts a Vegan Spin on Hanukkah
Vegan comedienne Carol Leifer makes jelly doughnuts, latkes, and dark chocolate gelt for the perfect cruelty-free Festival of Lights celebration, complete with soy-based candles.
Pastry Chefs Name Vegan Desserts Top Trend for 2018
The country's top pastry chefs are adding vegan ice cream sundaes topped with fluffy whipped coconut cream, and other vegan desserts, to restaurant menus next year.
Meat Company Buys Vegan Brand for $120M
Canada's Maple Leaf Foods makes its second acquisition of a meatless brand, this time for $120 million.

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