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Upton’s Naturals Sues Oklahoma for Unconstitutional Anti-Vegan Labeling Law

The state’s new meat industry-backed law requires terms such as “plant-based” and “vegan” to be displayed in the same type size and prominence as product names on packaging—an unnecessary and costly label overhaul that aims to thwart plant-based meat competition. 

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Plant-Based Company Planterra Defends Beyond Meat, Impossible Foods After Lightlife’s Open Letter

Planterra CEO Darcey Macken thanks Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods for paving the way for the plant-based industry after Lightlife’s “clean break” campaign stirs controversy. 

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Miyoko’s Scores Major Victory in Labeling Lawsuit, Can Use Term “Vegan Butter”

Vegan brand Miyoko’s Creamery can now use the terms “butter,” “lactose-free,” and “cruelty-free” on its product labels, following a lawsuit against the California Department of Food and Agriculture, which demanded the brand cease using such terms. 

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Mike Pence Thinks Kamala Harris Is Trying to “Cut America’s Meat”

The Vice President used the old scare tactic at an Iowa campaign rally attended by farmers and ranchers. 

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Kim Jong-Un Reportedly Condemns “Western Idea” of Pet Dogs, Orders Them To Be Confiscated  

Since July, dogs have reportedly been forcibly removed from their human companions to be sent to zoos and restaurants.

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Chicken Wings and Shrimp Exported to China from South America Test Positive for COVID-19 

Chinese officials found COVID-19 on meat imported from Brazil and Ecuador, prompting medical group Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine to file a lawsuit against the USDA for ignoring its calls to test meat products for COVID-19 in the United States. 

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Joaquin Phoenix Pays Tribute to Animal-Rights Activist Killed by Slaughterhouse Truck

“Regan Russell spent the final moments of her life providing comfort to pigs who had never experienced the touch of a kind hand,” Phoenix said about the vegan activist, who was killed giving water to animals as they headed for slaughter.

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New Campaign Asks Public to Ditch Meat in Solidarity with Latinx Slaughterhouse Workers

Mercy For Animals and the League of United Latin American Citizens are calling on consumers to go meat-free in solidarity with the millions of animals and thousands of slaughterhouse workers whose lives are at stake during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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Bernie Sanders Backs Bill to Ban Factory Farming by 2040

The Vermont Senator is co-sponsoring the Farm System Reform Act, which aims to dissolve the meat industry monopoly by eliminating the country’s largest factory farms.

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Vegan Senator Cory Booker’s New Bill Aims to Slow Slaughter Speed to Protect Animals, Workers

The Safe Line Speeds During COVID-19 Act would slow down slaughterhouse line speeds to protect workers, animals, and consumers.

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Animal-Rights Film HOGWOOD Wins Award at British Documentary Film Festival

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Arizona Prisons Now Serve Vegan Meals

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Vietnam Bans Wildlife Imports, Closes Illegal Wild Animal Markets

The country is taking steps to crack down on its wildlife trade in order to prevent future zoonotic diseases.

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250 Groups Unite to Launch the First-Ever Respect for Fish Day  

August 1 will be the first time Respect for Fish Day is celebrated in an effort to bring awareness to the plight of the trillions of fish exploited each year by the food, pet, sports, and science industries. 

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 Beyond Meat Debuts in Brazil, the World’s Third Largest Meat-Consuming Country 

After launching in China, Beyond Meat continues its international expansion by entering the Brazilian market with its vegan burgers, sausages, and beef. 

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