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VegNews Readers’ Top 10 Picks for Netflix Binge-Watching During Quarantine

 From romantic comedies to reality shows, here are the must-watch shows your fellow veg-heads are currently obsessed with. 


Health + Wellness

How to Have the Best Vegan Staycation (When You’re Forced to Stay at Home)

From browsing virtual museums to cooking indulgent vegan dinners, make the most of your time at home by focusing on your physical and mental wellbeing, staycation style. 



Wisconsin Cheesemakers Launch Plant-Based Cheese Brand

Vevan’s vegan cheddar, mozzarella, and pepper jack cheeses will be available at major retailers this spring.



Eating Tofu Once Per Week Linked to 18 Percent Drop in Heart Disease Risk

The study from Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital found a strong association between consuming plant foods rich in isoflavones and reduced heart disease risk.



New Plant-Based Business Show Launches on Facebook

The Plantbased Business Hour will highlight plant-based businesses that represent the solution for a healthier food supply. 



US Humane Society Calls on Government to Make Animal Care an Essential Service

While it’s important that human health risks are minimized as much as possible during the COVID-19 pandemic, several animal protection organizations are urging state and federal leaders to also address the welfare of pets and animals.



Sacramento’s First Vegan Burger Shop Donates 100-Percent of Profits to Save Other Local Restaurants 

Burger Patch is pledging to support other local restaurants that have been negatively impacted by the coronavirus. 



Brooklyn Borough President, Mercy for Animals Give Out 2,000 Vegan Meals to Most Vulnerable New Yorkers Amid COVID-19

Eric Adams, Mercy For Animals, and community partners worked together to distribute meals from local vegan restaurants to food-insecure residents of Brooklyn, NY.



65 Groups Urge Everyone to Not Abandon Companion Animals During Coronavirus

Animal charities and pet shelters across China are working to teach citizens that there is no evidence dogs and cats can pass the virus to people.



Chef’s New Virtual Cooking Classes Help You Make Vegan Versions of Filipino Classics

Vegan chef and restaurant owner Reina Montenegro is replacing her in-person cooking classes with virtual ones so that everyone can learn to cook while staying home. 



Chicago’s Upscale Vegan Café Works to Provide Free Meals to People in Need

Fancy Plants has created an online meal delivery service and will use 10 percent of sales to feed those in need during the Coronavirus pandemic. 



Plant-Based Burgers Take Center Stage at Blue Bloods Family Dinner

A recent episode of the drama series shows that even traditional families can be open to trying vegan food. 

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