Articles written by Anna Peraino

Grand Rapids Veg Restaurant
Vegan diners in Grand Rapids, Mich., can now head to Bartertown Diner, which aims to “[Cook] for a better tomorrow.“ The restaurant, which opened yesterday...
Top Veggie Hot Dogs
Forget the most veg-friendly ballparks—People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) is moving on to hot dogs. The animal-rights organization has released...
Lab-Grown Meat Cuts Emissions
Trying to go green? Lab-grown meat could be the best way to do it. A new study conducted by researchers at Oxford University and Amsterdam University found...
Anti-Antibiotics Bill
Senators Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), Susan Collins (R-ME), Jack Reed (D-RI), and Barbara Boxer (D-CA) have reintroduced a bill to limit the amount of antibiotics used...
Chia Seeds 101
Learn all about the amazing health benefits this seed has to offer and how to incorporate it into your diet.
Veg Diet for Healthy Mood
Researchers at the Department of Nutrition at the Arizona State University have found that those who follow a veg diet might be able to add “mental health” as another...
New Animal Cruelty Laws Passed
Four new state-level laws improve protection for chickens, dogs, and other animals. Texas Gov. Rick Perry recently signed six new bills into law: one closed major...
Vegan Podcast on Kickstarter
Erin Grayson, also known as Erin Red, is hoping to spread the vegan message via a podcast. Using crowd funding platform Kickstarter, Grayson—a vegan, muay...
10 Great Vegan Ice Cream Shops
Stop by one of these 10 ice cream shops for delicious and creative vegan scoops.
Meatless North Carolina
The Triangle Meatless Monday (TMM) initiative is trying to get residents of Durham, Raleigh, and Chapel Hill, North Carolina, to go veg one day per week. The initiative...
Miami Vegan Food Truck
Miami residents can now get vegan soyrizo and pepperjack macaroni and cheese, fried green tomatoes, watermelon cornbread, fried chicken, and sweet potato fries...
Veg Meals Win Contest
First lady Michelle Obama and the US Department of Agriculture, in an effort to promote healthy eating to American children, launched the Recipes for Healthy Kids...
NYC Vegan Pop-Up Shop
This weekend, vegans in the New York City area can buy everything in this store without checking any labels. Vegan Shop Up is hosting its Vegan Summer Shop-Up...
Time on NY Ag-Gag Bill
Author Alexandra Silver for time.com recently tackled the ag-gag bill currently pending in the New York legislature. The New York bill, as opposed to similar bills...
New Fund for AR Groups
Those hoping to start the next Mercy for Animals or Compassion Over Killing can make their dreams a reality with the help of the Humane Research Council’s Grassroots...
Eco-Friendly Veg Food Truck
Vegan food trucks are all the rage, and Connecticut’s GMonkey Mobile is taking it one step further by being eco-friendly to boot. The black truck runs on bio-diesel...
Eco Marketplace Opens
John Paul DeJoria, co-founder of Paul Mitchell Systems and Patron Spirits, is moving into the online marketplace. The businessman is launching JP Selects, an...
Singer Discusses Rights
Jasmin Singer, the co-founder and executive director of Our Hen House, recently wrote a thought-provoking piece for online media outlet The Scavenger. In the...
Houston Vegan Food Truck
Green Seed Vegan Café & Elixir Bar, a 100-percent vegan food truck that roams through Houston, Texas, was recently profiled in an article by The Houston Chronicle...
Think is NYT Best-Seller
Think: Straight Talk for Women to Stay Smart in a Dumbed-Down World, the first book by well-known vegan lawyer Lisa Bloom, will officially be on The New York Times...
Pfizer Stops Chicken Drug
An arsenic-containing drug from a Pfizer subsidiary fed to chickens for decades is now not allowed. After government study issued by the Food and Drug Administration...
MyPlate: The Vegan Reaction
Prominent vegan doctors, nutritionists, and food policy experts weigh in on the USDA’s new eating guide.
7 Vegan Summer Beers
Enjoy breezy summer nights and Fourth of July pool parties with these tasty, refreshing vegan brews.
Hens Get More Room
Earlier this week, the Oregon state House passed a bill improving the conditions of egg-laying hens. The bill, which received bi-partisan support, gives each...
HSUS Wins Award
The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) walked away from the 32nd annual Telly Awards with an award for the film “Undercover at Smithfield,” which exposed...
Vegan Black Metal Chef
The Washington Post recently featured Brian Manowitz—also known as the Vegan Black Metal Chef—and other YouTube cooking segments in an article about extreme...
Houston VegFest
Houston, Texas—a city known for its barbecue and fajitas—is going vegan for a day. This Saturday, June 11, the Vegan Society of Peace is hosting the city’s first-ever...
US News Talks Veg
College campuses are becoming more veg-friendly, according to a new article from US News and World Report. The piece highlights colleges across the country...
Aspen’s Meatless Mondays
Launched earlier this week, the Aspen Meatless Monday campaign is attempting to bring veg meals to every member of the Aspen community once a week. The...
California Styrofoam Ban
The California state Senate recently passed a bill halting the use of Styrofoam for food distribution, forcing restaurants and food vendors to use more sustainable...
Virtual Frog Dissection
Students at Rancho Verde High School in Moreno Valley, Calif., will now be dissecting frogs virtually during biology class. The school reached an agreement with...
New Food Guide
Late last week, the US Department of Agriculture, along with first lady Michelle Obama, introduced MyPlate, a new, more literal way to think about proper nutrition...
Good Goes Veg
For the month of June, the multimedia outfit Good is challenging its readers and employees to adopt a vegetarian diet. The effects meat eating has on health...
NY Ag-Gag Bill Passes
Yesterday’s five-to-one Senate committee vote passing bill S.5172 means legislation prohibiting the unauthorized photography or video recording on a New York...
Factory Farm Fight
Approximately 20 concerned residents of Harrison County in southern Indiana are fighting the expansion of a 4,000-hog factory farm nearby. The Citizens of Harrison...
Vegan Cooking Show
Laura Theodore, The Jazzy Vegetarian, has announced that viewers across the nation will be able to tune into her new 30-minute vegan cooking show, also titled...
Veg Diet and Kidney Health
A study from researchers at the University of Oxford’s Cancer Epidemiology Unit in Oxford, UK, has found a possible link between diet and kidney-stone risk. The...
China Goes Veg
A “small, but growing” number of Chinese citizens have turned to vegetarianism, according to a recent article from The National. A recent slew of food scandals in...
Madison Vegan Festival
Hannah West, a music-education student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, with the help of the nonprofit Alliance for Animals, is organizing Mad City Vegan Fest, a...
MN Ag-Gag Bill Dies
Following the events of a similar bill in the Florida legislature, a controversial bill that would prohibit photography on farms in Minnesota has died. The bill, which would...
Gene Baur in time.com
Gene Baur, the co-founder of Farm Sanctuary, a bi-coastal animal sanctuary, recently sat down with time.com to discuss his Just Eats Tour, in which Baur is traversing...
Raw Food Contest
Living Light Culinary Institute, a raw-vegan culinary school in Fort Bragg, Calif., has launched the “5 in 5” Hot Raw Chef Video Recipe Contest. Both professional and...
Carbon Offsetting
This summer, trick the earth into thinking you never took that beach vacation with carbon offsets.
Egg Farm Fined
A federal jury has declared Olivera Egg Ranch, a factory farm in California’s Central Valley that confines more than 600,000 chickens, a nuisance. The Humane Society...
10 Veg Athletes
A Heisman Trophy-winning running back, an Olympic track star, and a first baseman for the Milwaukee Brewers are among 10 vegetarian athletes featured in an...
Vegan Iron Chef
Local chefs, live music, trivia, and a raffle will all be included in Portland, Ore.’s second annual Vegan Iron Chef competition, which will take place on July 10. Co-hosted...
Vegan Guide to Healthy Skin & Hair
Get the most out of your summer days without making your hair and skin pay.
Meat Ups Cancer Risk
A new report from the Continuous Update Project (CUP) Expert Panel has found a “convincing” link between red and processed meats and colorectal cancer. The...
Backstreet Boys Go Veg
The Backstreet Boys—Nick Carter, Brian Littrell, AJ McLean, and Howie Dorough—have decided to commit to a vegetarian diet for their new tour. When...
Vegans on Food Network
Food Network’s Heat Seekers, a new show that will traverse the country for the nation’s spiciest food, has its eye on a veg food truck in Charleston, SC. The...

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