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Plant-Based Experts Come Together for California Conference
Medical doctors, vegan chefs, and fitness pros gather in Sacramento, CA to promote a plant-based lifestyle.
Nestlé Announces Landmark Animal Welfare Policy
The world‘s largest food company will make sweeping changes to the way it treats animals.
Popular Brands of Peanut and Almond Butters Recalled
MaraNatha, Arrowhead Mills, and private-label brands are affected by international recall.
Vegan Options Abound at New 49ers Stadium
From jackfruit sandwiches to Field Roast hot dogs, fans can have it all at the just-opened Levi’s Stadium.
Robin Quivers Talks Veganism on The Dr. Oz Show
Radio personality Robin Quivers says her vegan diet played a large role in healing herself from endometrial cancer.
This Weekend: 7th Annual Vegan Prom in Portland, OR
Prom-goers will dance, drink, and nosh the night away at the popular event.
Campaign Targeting Whole Foods: Stop Selling Rabbit Meat
This Sunday, a campaign to protest Whole Foods’ recent decision to sell rabbit meat will take place across the nation.
Almond Milk: #1 Seller of Plant-Based Milks
Move over soy, coconut, rice, and hemp: almond milk is now the dairy-free favorite.
VegNews Exclusive: An Interview with John Joseph
The Meat is for Pussies author and Cro-Mags front man talks meat, men, and meditation in this exclusive VegNews interview.
Native Foods Café to Open First East Coast Location
Washington, DC will soon be home to the vegan restaurant chain‘s first location east of Chicago.
Student Attempts to Save Pig from School Fundraiser
After discovering that a pig is being auctioned off at a local school, Katie Corbett takes action.
VegNews Launches 13th Annual Veggie Awards
Voting now open for the world’s largest survey of vegan people, products, and places.
Beer and Brats Abound at Vegan Oktoberfest
Traditional Bavarian festival goes meat-free at October celebration in Los Angeles.
New Vegan Challenge Website to Launch This September
Veganuary will challenge people around the world to go vegan during the month of January.
Isa Chandra Moskowitz’s Modern Love Opens Today
The vegan cookbook author-turned-restaurateur debuts vegan restaurant in Omaha, NE.
Vegan Youth Camp Empowers Young Activists
Youth Empowerment Action Camps train teens from all over the world to create social change.
America’s Largest Vegetarian Festival Returns This Weekend
Naperville, IL plays host to the country's largest meat-free event.
New York City Plays Host to 3rd Annual Vegan Festival
The all-vegan event to feature renowned speakers, chefs, fitness camps, and a marketplace.
UK Study Reveals Soaring Non-Dairy Milk Sales
Plant-based milks are more popular than ever, and not just in the United States.
Alicia Silverstone Hosts Son’s Birthday Party at Sanctuary
Guests play with animals and enjoy a vegan picnic at Los Angeles' Farm Sanctuary.
McDonald’s Japan Launches Tofu McNuggets
The fast-food chain introduces tofu-based product following meat scandal.
Esprit Launches Vegan Shoe Collection for Women
Fashion retailer partners with PETA to introduce a faux leather shoe line.
Subway Testing Two Vegan Sandwiches at Select Locations
World's largest restaurant chain introduces vegan menu items at Los Angeles' stores.
Mexico State First in Country to Ban Bullfighting
Sonora, Mexico, becomes the country’s first state to ban the archaic practice.
PETA: Go Vegan and We’ll Pay Your Water Bill
After thousands of Detroit residents have their water shut off, PETA steps in to show the connection between water consumption and animal agriculture.
Joan Jett Event Raises $7,000 for Farm Sanctuary
Vegan songstress sells out fundraising event in Sacramento.
First Vegan Food Truck to Open in Houston, TX
Kickstarter campaign helps launch the city's first vegan eatery on wheels.
Wall Street Journal: Why the Price of Meat is Skyrocketing
Need one more reason to go vegetarian? The cost of meat continues to rise.
Isa Chandra Moskowitz Opens Vegan Restaurant
Modern comfort food awaits at the new all-vegan eatery in Omaha, NE.
Frozen Yogurt Chain Adds Vegan Soy-Based Option
Popular frozen yogurt shop introduces Yo Soy Vanilla at all 44 locations.
New Study Shows Organic is Better Than Conventional
Is organically grown food really worth the price tag? A new study says "yes."
Los Angeles Times Spotlights Founder of Gardein
Yves Potvin Grows His Vegan Company into a $100 Million Business.
Is That Human DNA in Your Cheese? Scientists Say "Yes."
With cow's milk designed to grow a 65-pound baby calf into a 700-pound cow, is the use of human DNA so far-fetched?
New Study: Vegetarians Live Longer
Want to live 10 years longer? Go vegetarian.
Vegan Restaurant Chain Partners with National Charities
Native Foods Café furthers its mission of promoting plant-based cuisine with new charity program.
Vegan Store to Open This Fall in Los Angeles
Food, clothing, and events can all be found at Los Angeles' soon-to-open vegan boutique.
PETA Names Top 10 Veg-Friendly Baseball Parks
Out with the peanuts and Cracker Jack; hello, vegan crab cakes. Who's the veg-friendliest of them all?
Vegan Bakery Cinnaholic Wins Big on Shark Tank
Cinnaholic founders Florian and Shannon Michelle Radke share their journey to landing a spot—and getting funded—on the wildly popular TV program.
Zombie-Free French Toast
The duo behind The Vegan Zombie fame share their go-to recipe for French Toast—zombies not included.
Vegan Bakery Launches National Franchising Program
In this VegNews' exclusive, Northern California-based bakery Cinnaholic offers up franchising opportunities to potential business owners around the country.
Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi Adopt Esther the Wonder Pig
The Hollywood couple fall in love with famous pig after watching videos on YouTube.
Colleen Holland: My Top 10 Favorite Vegan Beauty Brands
After lots of experimenting, VegNews’ Colleen Holland shares the vegan body care products she can’t get enough of.
Colleen Holland's 15 Most-Anticipated Vegan Cookbooks of 2014
VegNews' Colleen Holland shares the the soon-to-be-published cookbooks she's most excited about for 2014.
Colleen Holland's Top 10 Favorite Vegan Foods in 2014
VegNews' Colleen Holland reveals what’s inside her kitchen to help her stay healthy in the new year.
VegNews Exclusive: Q&A with The Cooking Channel’s Jason Wrobel
VegNews' Colleen Holland shares this exclusive interview with TV personality Jason Wrobel on his new cooking show, what it’s like working with celebrities, and his top tips for getting healthy.
Colleen Holland: How I Became a Healthy Vegan
Seduced by the amazing array of vegan junk food available today, VegNews' Colleen Holland shares her personal transformation to becoming a healthy vegan.
The Top 15 Vegan Recipes of 2013
From mac 'n' cheese to quinoa nachos, we unveil the year's most popular (and downright delicious) vegan recipes.
The Top 15 News Stories of 2013
VegNews takes a look back at the year's most popular vegan headlines.
The Top 15 Stories of 2013
Want to know the hottest vegan lifestyle, food, and health stories of 2013? Here we unveil the top 15 stories of the year on
The Ultimate Vegan Getaway: The Stanford Inn
Explore the coast of Northern California—the perfect setting for an amazing b&b with an incredible vegan restaurant.

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