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USDA Survey: Farmers' Markets Are Booming
Farmers' markets look to expand to meet higher demand.
Yahoo Celebrates 10-Year Anniversary of Babycakes NYC
Website hails NYC vegan bakery a "trailblazer."
Consumers: We Want More Plant-Based Protein
A new study reveals consumers want more plant-based options than the food service industry is providing.
Humane Scorecard Reveals Senators' Animal Voting
Senators Cory Booker, Bernie Sanders, and Barbara Boxer receive perfect scores in terms of animal legislation.
Increased Fruit and Vegetables Options Served at Schools
80 percent of schools now offer two or more vegetables per meal, but are children eating them?
Worldwide Tour Showcases Vegan Food in 193 Countries
Blog campaign shows that you can be vegan in every country on the planet.
New Report: Why SeaWorld Attendance Is Plummeting
Multiple factors—including a call to boycott from One Direction's Harry Styles—is causing the demise of the aquatic park.
Vegan Dishes Win at the Iowa State Fair
Vegan pies, bars, soups, and salads make their mark at annual meat-and-dairy-laden fair.
New Study: Vegan Diets Safe for Pregnancy
Study suggests that vegan diets have no significant effect on mothers or babies during pregnancy.
LA Times Features Rise of Veganism
The Los Angeles newspaper says ethical eating is more prevalent than ever.
Grilled Cheese Restaurant Owners to Open Vegan Eatery
The new venture is ditching meat and dairy for bold vegetable-centric menu.
Vegetarian Dining Hall to Open at South Carolina College
The College of Charleston will cater to vegan, vegetarian, and kosher diets.
Vegan Fashion Brand to Open Pop-Up Shop in Los Angeles
Fashion house Vaute Couture will showcase vegan collection in Venice this Fall.
Vegan Cruise to Set Sail Along Danube River
Cruise along the Danube this winter and ring in the New Year with an all-out vegan bash in Vienna.
Vegan Black Metal Chef to Release Seitanic Spellbook
The forthcoming book promises to "be an ultra visual, multimedia cookbook to teach amazing vegan cooking with a fist full of metal."
Buzzfeed Raves About Vegan Restaurants
The popular website rounds up 24 vegan restaurants, exclaiming "Let the meat-free feasting begin!"
Bon Appétit Names Hummus Dish of the Year
The food magazine calls hummus the "creamy, dreamy dish of the year."
UFC Heavyweight Goes Vegan
Mark Hunt decides to go vegan after watching animal cruelty video.
Mr. Universe Goes Vegan
World champion bodybuilder Barny Du Plessis says he's a “100 percent whole-hearted warrior vegan.”
New Pathogen Found in Meat
The bacteria klebsiella is now associated with foodborne illnesses.
Sinfull Bakery Cookies
We can't get enough of these jumbo vegan cookies made in Texas.
SeaWorld Profits Plummet 84 Percent
Troubled aquatic park struggles to keep its head above water.
Tofurky to Debut in the United Kingdom
American faux meat favorite will serve the growing meatless market across the pond.
Amy's Drive-Thru Restaurant Called a "Ridiculous Success"
Newly opened vegan-friendly fast-food restaurant is taking Northern California by storm.
Concentrated Fruit Powder Invented to Feed Hungry
Bruised, wilted, and expiring fruit gets a new life as a nutritious powder.
Findings in Butter Industry Study: Butter is Bad
There is no way around butter's cholesterol-raising properties.
Beloved Portland Cheese Cart Goes Vegan
Cheese Plate PDX is dropping dairy with plans to open a vegan brick-and-mortar restaurant.
There's No Reason to Eat Meat, Says Journalist
Op-ed writer explores philosophical argument of eating meat, and comes up with no defense.
Spanish Town Trades Bulls for Books
Funding for the annual bullfighting festival will go toward education instead.
Father and Son Killed by Fumes at Pig Farm
Noxious gases from manure pit prove fatal.
Miami School District Launches Healthy Eating Initiative
One of the largest school districts in the country is making a big effort to teach children about plant-based nutrition.
5 Quotes from the Man Who Helped Overturn Idaho's Ag-Gag Law
Matthew Liebman, the attorney responsible for helping reverse the bill, took to Reddit yesterday to discuss the monumental ruling.
PETA Names Top 10 Veggie-Friendly Ballparks
From black-bean quinoa burgers at Fenway Park to mac-and-cheese frites at Citi Field, stadiums around the country are stepping up to the vegan plate.
38 Percent of Pizza Lovers Demand Dairy-Free
Study finds millennials value health and environmental issues, driving food companies to offer more sustainable options.
Burger King India Caters to Vegetarians
The chain offers six meat-free sandwiches to cater to the nation's 300 million vegetarians.
Export of American Diet Wreaking Havoc on the World
The spread of fast food, processed food, and animal protein to developing countries is leading to an increase in disease.
Super Greens Veggie Burgers
Get your greens on with this healthy—and delicious—veggie burger.
School Nutrition Magazine Filled with Meat and Dairy Ads
New report reveals magazine on childhood nutrition is loaded with ads for pizza, corn dogs, and chicken nuggets.
Dairy Industry's New Campaign Targets Millennials
The Onion runs sponsored content to support Dairy Good's latest video campaign.
Google to Offer More Plant-Based Options to Employees
At Google's headquarters in Northern California, more vegan options are being added to the menu.
Kale Oatmeal Raisin Cookie
Kale in cookies sounds absurd until you try one of these delicious treats.
Factory Farm Poisons Town
Residents near factory farm in North Carolina sue pork giant, Smithfield, over health problems caused by cesspools of animal waste.
USDA to Label Risky Tenderized Meat
Because of the health risks caused by mechanically tenderized meat, the government will soon require labeling.
New York Times Blown Away by Vegan Ice Cream
Food columnist says vegan recipes are the best part of a non-vegan ice cream cookbook.
New Vegan Game Introduced for Smartphones
Rescue farm animals from butchers while learning fun vegan facts on a new smartphone app.
Cashew Ice Cream
These new dairy-free flavors show that there’s nothing the venerable cashew can’t do.
Brad Pitt Demands Costco Go Cage-Free
Actor tells big-box store: "Stop selling eggs from hens confined to tiny cages."
Vegan Egg White Company Raises $1.75 Million
Food technology company Clara Foods aims to disrupt egg white market with its vegan alternative.
Going Vegan: How One Meat-Serving Restaurant is Catering to the Meat-Free
VegNews talks to acclaimed Washington DC's Equinox restaurant about its evolution to a more plant-based menu.
New Study: Vegan Diet Halts Breast Cancer Tumors
Cancer cells starve when methionine, mostly found in meat, is removed from the diet.

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