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10 Drinks with Benefits
Say goodbye to traditional beverages with an array of drinks that offer both health and social benefits.
Public Protesting Stalls Opening of UK's Largest Factory Farm
Angry letters and 200,000 petition signatures force factory farm to scale back operations.
Demand for Vegan Protein on the Rise
Nutritional ingredient developers identify pea, chia, and flax protein as a hot trend.
This Weekend: Vegetarian Festival Takes Place in DC
Vegan food, celebrities, and dynamic speakers come to Capitol Hill in the nation's capital.
Mainstream Mondays!
VegNews' editors bring you last week's most interesting vegan stories from the most unlikely of sources.
Financial Analyst to SeaWorld: Sell Your Park
Declining attendance puts pressure on the aquatic theme park to make a change.
New York Times Says "Fake" Meat is the Future
Columnist Nicholas Kristof examines the evolution of alternative meat.
Lawsuit Alleges Chipotle's GMO-Free Claim is False
Fast-casual restaurant admits it sources animals that consume GMOs.
Chickpea Meringue Featured in Next Issue of Cook's Illustrated
Miracle chickpea brine to be examined by mainstream food magazine.
Jon Stewart Mentions Veganism During Emmy Speech
The former Daily Show host says the real world doesn't have enough vegan food.
Seaweed Sriracha Rice Chips
Just try to eat just one of these spicy rice chips from GimMe chips
Milk Consumption Linked to Breast Cancer
A new study finds that Bovine Leukemia Virus, present in 100 percent of factory-farmed milk, significantly increases breast cancer risk.
Cowspiracy Inspires Texas Restaurant to Go Vegan
La Blue Casa in Arlington, TX pledges to be 100 percent vegan by February 2016.
Vegan Fashion Week, Day 5: Menswear
On our final day of VegNews Vegan Fashion Week, we give you the best dapper threads for ethical men.
Vegan Fashion Week, Day 4: Sweaters and Scarves
Enjoy the warmth and softness of sweaters and scarves without wool and silk.
Petition Launched After Ellen Adds Leather to Line
The comedianne's fashion line, which already contains wool, will feature leather shoes.
Vegan Fashion Week, Day 3: Handbags
We give you our favorite bags, satchels, crossbodies, and totes of the season.
New York Times Calls for Vegetarian Thanksgiving Recipes
The newspaper is looking for "the next great vegetarian main course."
8 Best Places for Vegan Frozen Yogurt
That swirly tang of frozen goodness whispers our name during the final days of summer.
Organic Dark Chocolate Bar
Artisana Organics' 85% is 100 percent delicious.
"Humane" Producer Acquired by Factory Farm Giant
Niman Ranch Pork founder Bill Niman calls "hormone free" a "marketing opportunity."
Vegan Fashion Week, Day 2: Boots
Step into our top picks for charming, harm-free boots.
Paleo Diet is a Myth, Says New Study
Our ancestors ate grains, not meat, says new research out of Italy.
Vegan Fashion Week, Day 1: Coats and Jackets
Don't miss our top picks for this season's fur-free, leather-less and just-plain fabulous outerwear.
VegNews Vegan Fashion Week
This year, we're putting vegan styles on the internet runway during fashion's biggest week.
Studies: Cocoa Improves Heart Health
New studies reveal cocoa flavanols increase blood vessel function.
ABC News Examines Vegan Car Options
The news outlet interviews vegan Tesla shareholders on the prevalence of animal products in the automotive industry.
Science Proves That Your Cat May Not Care About You
Think all that purring means you're best friends with your feline? Think again.
Major Film Festival Adds Animal-Rights Program
The Hamptons International Film Festival will be the first to present animal advocacy in a film festival forum.
EXPOSED: The Egg Industry's Plot to Eliminate Just Mayo
Insider emails reveal two years of illegal plans for FDA to persecute vegan company, Hampton Creek.
Food and Wine Magazine Interviews Famed Vegan Author
Cookbook author and restaurateur Isa Chandra Moskowitz shares why she loves being vegan with the mainstream food magazine.
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.”

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