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Meal Delivery Service to Partner with Vegan Chefs
Vegan meal kit delivery startup Purple Carrot will feature prominent chefs in a new series to promote plant-based eating.
Italian Photographer Debuts Series Showing Beauty of Chickens
"In modern society, food is highly industrialized and often comes to our tables in a completely different shape from its original form."
SeaWorld Stock Hits Rock Bottom
Aquatic park's stock plummets to annual low after public reaction to suicidal orca video.
Teen Petitions LA Unified School District for Vegan Options
Fourteen-year-old vegan activist Lila Copeland hosts star-studded board meeting in an effort to push for vegan food at Los Angeles schools.
NY Daily News: How the Meat Industry Rigs Health Studies
Meathooked Author Marta Zaraska reveals that bogus meat-industry backed studies translate to $190 million in profits.
Hampton Creek Reveals 43 New Products
The complete list of the vegan company's new products includes Devil's Food cake mix, Oatmeal Raisin cookies, Caesar dressing, and Mocha brownie mix—all coming to a Target or Walmart near you.
Top Power Lifter Credits Vegan Diet for Strength
Welsh weight lifter Matthew Jones credits his plant-based diet for faster recovery times.
Google Exec Pitches Meatless Meat to Investors
Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt discusses Google's interest in the future of plant-based eating.
Chloe Coscarelli Defends Vegan Empire from Meat
The owner behind popular NYC vegan eatery by CHLOE sues restaurant group for attempting to open meat-serving restaurants in her name.
Vegan Beauty Line Debuts at Rite Aid
Éclair Naturals now offers 55 new cruelty-free bath, skin, and hair care products for less than $10 at 4,000 drugstores nationwide.
Judge Upholds Delta's Refusal to Ship Rhino Trophy
Texas hunter sues the airline for its refusal to transport remains of endangered African black rhinoceros he paid $350,000 to kill.
Egg Industry to End Chick Culling by 2020
United Egg Producers will now use in-ovo technology instead of shredding male chicks alive.
Slaughterhouse Worker Goes Vegan
Australian kill floor worker Josh Agland reveals the on-the-job horrors that influenced him to speak out for animals.
Boston Company Reinvents the Milkman Experience
Nectar & Green delivers nostalgia and organic, fresh-pressed almond milk right to your door.
Silk Launches Celebrity-Backed "Do Plants" Campaign
Venus Williams and DJ Khaled appear in new TV commercials to propel plant-based foods forward.
Children Influence Families to Go Vegan
New York Post profiles several households where children are inspiring other family members to go vegan.
Plant-Based Meat is Good for Business in India
The Economic Times says meatless meat makes good fiscal sense in a country of 1.2 billion.
10 Vegan Products to Celebrate Hemp History Week
From snacks and smoothie-boosters to yogurts and shoes, hemp is one plant with a variety of uses that won’t land you in jail.
Brooks Brothers Drops Wool Supplier After Cruelty Exposé
Investigation reveals "luxury Italian" wool is sourced from cruel Chilean sheep farms.
Cricket Coach Speaks Out Against Dairy Sponsor, Leather Balls
"Hopefully, one day the dairy industry can be shut down," says cricket coach Jason Gillespie in England.
Google Trend Report: "Vegan Donuts" Up, Bacon Down
Cauliflower rice, turmeric, jackfruit, and other vegan foods are on the rise in Google food searches.
First Vegan Summits Mount Everest
Kuntal Joisher successfully climbs one of the world’s most challenging mountains.
Vegan Company Caters Elon Musk's Millionaire Event
Impossible Foods serves vegan burgers to top technology experts, venture capitalists, and Tesla CEO Elon Musk.
Vegan Messages = 10 Percent of Tweets on World Milk Day
World Milk Day prompts widespread vegan responses against companies promoting the dairy industry.
365 Market Wins Cheapest Vegan Kale Caesar Challenge
Compared to other supermarkets, the new 365 by Whole Foods Market proves cheaper when shopping for vegan ingredients.
Vegan Hibiscus Mint Popsicles
This refreshing summer treat is made with steeped hibiscus leaves, locally sourced mint, and a pop of lime.
Rob Zombie to Voice "Vegans" Episode on Adult Swim Show
Sarcastic animated series Mr. Pickles to feature musician as the leader of a vegan cult.
Vegan Spends Hundreds to Rescue Tank Lobster
Lobster Lobby Joe safely makes it back to the ocean after thousands of miles in transit across Canada.
ESPN Profiles Vegan NFL Player Griff Whalen
New Miami Dolphins' wide receiver credits football success to the edge his vegan diet provides.
Vegan Cinnamon Roll Bakery Opens in Atlanta
Cinnaholic opens doors of its third customizable cinnamon roll shop in Georgia.
US Imposes Historic Restriction on Ivory Trade
New legislation further protects endangered African elephants by effectively banning the import and export of new ivory.
25 Percent of Stanford Student Body Pledge to Ditch Meat
1,700 Stanford Students sign Meatless Monday pledge as plant-based options and vegan awareness spread across campus.
Georgian Vegan Café Gets Global Support After Meat Attack
Tbilisi-based eatery Kiwi Café receives hundreds of positive messages after Sunday's attack by extremists.
China Urges Its Citizens to Eat Less Meat
New Chinese dietary guidelines slash meat consumption recommendations for more than one billion people.
Teens Credit Instagram for Rise of Young Vegans
British teens are driving 360-percent spike of vegan population—and social media platforms are the driving force.
Café To Launch Vegan "Freakshakes"
To show that veganism can be indulgent, The Canvas Café has created an over-the-top vegan milkshake piled high with cake, whipped cream, sauces, and meringue.
Trader Joe's Vegan Marshmallows
We're campfire ready with a bag of Trader Joe's new gelatin-free marshmallows.
New "Meatball" Eggplant Serves as Meat Alternative
Hybrid seeds of new meat-like eggplant are outselling those of tomatoes and peppers.
UK's Largest Indy Retailer Promotes Vegan Fashion
ASOS explains the importance of vegan fashion in a blog post earlier this month.
National Restaurant Chain Bans Bacon
"Simply put, you can’t be a healthy food business and serve bacon," says Sweetgreen salad chain.
7 Hacks for Baileys' New Vegan Irish Cream
Smoothies, ice cream, and cookies are getting a boozy makeover thanks to vegan Irish cream.
Vegan Butcher Shop Makes 6-foot Party Subs for Moby
The Herbivorous Butcher creates vegan meat and cheese-loaded submarine sandwiches for Minneapolis book-signing event.
The Guardian Conducts Massive Vegan Taste Test
British staffers sample a wide range of vegan products with positive results.
Philadelphia Hosts Vegan Pizza Tribute to Pussy Riot
Local pizzeria will host a tribute to Russian activist band with creative vegan pizzas and appetizers.
Tyson Found Torturing Animals, Again
New Mercy For Animals investigation reveals widespread abuse and neglect of chickens at Tyson factory farms.
Just Mayo Makers Reveal Massive New Product Line
Hampton Creek reveals several new vegan products, including an egg-like snack that turns into superheroes or toy cars.
Vegan Chef Hopes to Feed Stevie Wonder at Napa Festival
Chef Jackie Howard launches a campaign to lure Stevie Wonder to her booth at upcoming Napa food festival.
Brazilian State Bans Cosmetic Animal Testing
Pará, Brazil's second largest state, became the fourth city in the country to ban testing of beauty products on animals.
Vegan Product Labels Are Fastest Growing in Western Europe
A market trend report predicts significant growth for products labeled as vegan in $709 billion ethical-label global market.
Baileys Releases Vegan Irish Cream
Almond milk-based beverage Almande is Baileys foray into growing dairy-free market.

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