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Cowspiracy Filmmakers Raise $132k for New Film
What the Health? will uncover the connection between meat-eating, health, and Big Pharma.
Harvard Students Launch Eat-Less-Meat Initiative
Ivy League organization challenges its student body to eat less meat in February.
Famed Vegan Chef Hosts 13-Course Pop-Up Dinner in NYC
Jay Astafa will prepare a gourmet vegan menu at Adelina's in Brooklyn.
Vegan Company to Appear on Shark Tank Friday Night
Vegan honey company Bee Free Honee will appear on popular reality TV series to seek investment.
Field Roast to Be Sold at Publix Grocery Chain
Meat alternative Field Roast now available at Southeastern US supermarket chain.
Dart the Dolphin Dies at SeaWorld
Performing dolphin is the third animal to die at the aquatic park in three months.
4 Reasons Why I'd Rather Be Single than Go Out With A Meat-Eater on Valentine's Day
This single vegan girl will be spending Valentine's Day on a couch eating Ben & Jerry's while in full cat lady mode.
New Vegan Fine Dining Restaurant Opens Today in So Cal
Iconic eatery Café Gratitude gets a fine-dining makeover with an upscale restaurant, craft-bar program, and to-go counter.
Pamela Anderson's Reveals Why She Became an Activist
Actress shares her journey toward animal rights in a moving story on Vice.
NYC Restaurateur to Convert 15 Bars and Restaurants to Vegan
Ravi DeRossi unveils his roadmap to turn his New York City holdings into a vegan empire.
Doritos Launches Ketchup-Chip, Rose-Bouquet Prank
Popular vegan snack creates vegan Valentine's gift you can't buy.
France Bans Food Waste in Supermarkets
Supermarkets will now be required to donate excess food to feed the homeless.
Hampton Creek Reports 350 Percent Jump in Revenue
Vegan company behind Just Mayo reveals skyrocketing year-end earnings.
25 Best Vegan Food Finds at Target
Tofu, hummus, almond butter, and an entire produce section means there's something for every vegan at Target.
Vegan Ben & Jerry's Line Takes Over the Internet
News of the ice cream company's new vegan line is covered by every media outlet from Forbes to TIME.
Virtual Reality Slaughterhouse Haunts NPR Writer
With the help of virtual reality, Barbara J. King goes inside of a pig slaughterhouse at the Sundance Film Festival.
Plant-Based Blogger Is New Face of Leather Bag Campaign
UK blogger sensation Deliciously Ella is partnering with luxury leather designer for new campaign, inciting outrage among her fans.
Top Google Search in Iowa: "Is Bernie Sanders Vegan?"
Iowans interested in whether the presidential top runner's diet matches his progressive politics.
Grub Street Podcast Focuses on Veganism
Popular food news outlet discusses how the New York dining scene is moving away from meat.
Guardian Reader Says Term "Vegganism" is Oxymoronic
Jill Wooster shoots down "vegganism," or the idea that vegans occasionally eat eggs.
Meatless Meat Market Will Reach $5.2 Billion by 2020
Market research company predicts vegetable-based meat alternatives will skyrocket in the next four years.
Anti-Fur Campaign Against Outerwear Company Goes Viral
Video showing a coyote trapped then killed juxtaposed with Canada Goose's fur-trimmed coats gets 17 million views.
Hellmann's to Launch Vegan Mayo
Mayonnaise giant will "bring out the best" eggless spread to compete with vegan company's Just Mayo.
New York Times Condemns Ag-Gag Laws
The news outlet's editorial board stated that “the secrecy promoted by ag-gag laws should have no place in American society.”
Finnish Company Develops New Meat Alternative Using Oats
Duo from Finland uses Nordic oats and broad beans to create vegan meat analog that resembles pulled pork.
First Vegan Mac and Cheese Competition Held in NYC
Inaugural "Vegan Mac Throwdown" featured renowned chefs and innovative entries.
Vegan Doughnut Maker Lands Brick-and-Mortar in Philly
Dottie's Donuts will be joining Philadelphia's vegan scene this February.
Great Big Vegan Food Tour of the Midwest
California and New York aren't the only states serving amazing vegan options.
Madison, WI Magazine Highlights Veg Dining for Restaurant Week
Amongst its curated list of restaurants for every type of eater, Madison Magazine dedicated an entire section to veggie lovers.
Philly's HipCityVeg to Open in DC
Philadelphia's popular vegan eatery expands to the nation's capital.
The Ultimate Vegan Tour of Target
Hit the bullseye with great vegan finds in every aisle.
Vegan Chocolate Cake Shines on Good Morning America
Chef Rocco DiSpirito tastes viewer-submitted chocolate cakes on air in honor of National Chocolate Cake Day.
Football Player Will Not Eat Wings During Super Bowl
Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Griff Whalen reveals that he has been vegan for two years to improve his performance, health, and promote animal well-being.
Vegan Cookie Butter Wins Trader Joe's Contest
Speculoos Cookie Butter wins overall favorite in the store's annual Customer Choice Awards.
Irish Butchers Try Vegan Food
Butcher brothers sample vegan burgers, burritos, and chocolate.
UK Model Anais Gallagher Judges Vegan Shoe Contest
The model, TV presenter, and daughter of former Oasis guitarist Noel Gallagher will judge designs for a shoe to be launched by Bourgeois Boheme.
Soldier Discharged for Refusing to Wear Leather Boots
Swiss Army says 19-year-old is "unfit for (mandatory) service."
Eating Fruit Reduces Erectile Dysfunction
New study shows that consuming flavonoids found in fruit positively affects male sexual health.
Nation's First Vegan Butcher Shop Opens to Massive Crowds
Herbivorous Butcher's grand opening last weekend in Minneapolis was a huge success.
Wendy's Launches Black Bean Burger Commercial
Fast-food chain promotes new veggie burger.
Vogue Questions Use of Leather by Nation's Historical Figures
Fashion magazine says great thinkers like Leo Tolstoy and Susan B. Anthony would not have supported the animal product.
Butterscotch White Tea
We're drinking dessert without breaking a single New Year's resolution.
Meatless Meat Sales Outpace Animal Products
New survey shows meat substitutes sales growing at a rate of three times more than animal products.
Facebook Bans Bullfighting Photos in Spain
Spanish users can now report bullfighting photos as animal abuse.
Iron Chef Michael Symon Goes Vegan for 10 Days
Meat-loving chef goes vegan and—to the disbelief of his fans—loves it.
Sesame Street Promotes Avocados
A new partnership is created to educate children and families about the benefits of our favorite fruit.
New Vegan Flavor at World's Largest Self-Serve FroYo Franchise
Menchie's now offers a coconut milk-based Tahitian Vanilla vegan flavor at stores nationwide.
Cameras to Be Installed in Israel's Slaughterhouses
Undercover investigation spurs Ministry of Agriculture to order the installation of cameras in the country's slaughterhouses.
New Survey: Half of Omnivores Drink Plant-Based Milks
Survey reveals that non-dairy beverages are growing in popularity amongst non-vegans due to health, environmental, and ethical concerns.
Warsaw, Poland Bans Animal Circuses
Poland's capital to put an end to exploiting wild animals for entertainment in traveling circuses.

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