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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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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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Report: Factory Farming Is the “Single Most Risky Behavior” for Future Pandemics 

“The recipe for disaster is surprisingly simple: one animal, one mutation, one human, and a single point of contact,” Michael Webermann, US Executive Director of ProVeg International, said about the pandemic risk posed by intensive animal farming. 

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As Buyers Face Meat Shortages, Vegan Companies Are Stepping Up to the Plate

Shoppers are turning to alternatives to animal products because of COVID-19, boosting sales of plant-based meat and providing a much-needed opportunity for vegan businesses to capitalize on the new demand.

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Black-Owned Vegan Catering Company Aims to Revolutionize “Hood Food” in San Francisco Bay Area

Best friends Ronnishia Johnson and Rheema Calloway created Vegan Hood Chefs as a way to provide Black and Brown communities with quality, vegan meals. 

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India’s Nagaland Ends Dog Meat Trade, Sparing 30,000 Dogs From Slaughter Annually 

The state’s government is cracking down on its dog meat trade after pressure from animal-rights groups to end the illegal capture and brutal beating of dogs. 

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122 Groups Take Action Against Tyson for Failing to Protect Workers From COVID-19 

A diverse coalition of labor, food justice, environmental, and animal-rights organizations launch a week of action against Tyson Foods after more than 8,500 of its meat workers—an infection number that is more than double that of any other meat company—test positive for COVID-19. 

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Cambodia’s Siem Reap, Home of Angkor Wat, Bans Dog Meat Trade

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New Olympian-Backed Commercial Debuts on NBC to Urge Viewers to Ditch Dairy

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As Employees Continue to Battle COVID-19 to Make Meat, Smithfield Rewards Essential Workers with Free Hot Dogs 

The meat giant’s Farmer John brand—which produces Dodger Dogs—is giving away one million hot dogs to frontline workers as its own employees continue to test positive for COVID-19. 

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New Flu Strain With Pandemic Potential Found on Pig Farms in China

According to a recently published study, a new strain of the swine flu known as G4 EA H1N1 has been identified on farms in 10 Chinese provinces.

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Finland Invests $2.3 Million Into National Plant-Based Food Industry 

The country’s new EXPRO project aims to strengthen Finland’s position as a leader in the plant-based sector.

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