News

Punk Band Anti-Flag Cooks Vegan Thanksgiving Live

Musicians Chris No. 2 and Justin Sane cook Brussels sprouts, cornbread-stuffed acorn squash, and balsamic-glazed carrots in a new video made to promote kindness to animals.

Musicians Chris Barker (known as Chris No. 2) and Justin Sane of punk band Anti-Flag released a new video this week wherein they cook an all-vegan Thanksgiving. In the video—made in partnership with peta2, the youth division of animal-rights organization People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA)—the duo, along with chef Roberto Martin, prepare holiday dishes such as Brussels sprouts with shiitake "bacon," balsamic-glazed carrots, wild-mushroom gravy, and gluten-free cornbread- and mushroom-stuffed acorn squash. “[W]e always enjoy being together with our family and friends,” Barker said, “even if some of them don't see eye to eye with us on our political stances or maybe the way we eat." The musicians created the video to inspire viewers to eat more plant-based food for Thanksgiving and beyond. "We do live in a society where we have an economic system that celebrates excess," Sane said. "But one way that we can turn that around and bring something positive to it is when you think about what you're putting in your body, when you think about what you're going to eat: whether you're going to hurt an animal or whether you're going to get outside of that world.”

More News

Brothers Row Across Atlantic to Dispel Vegan Myths

Jude Massey and Greg Bailey are currently in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, rowing for hours and eating only plant-based meals to show that animal products are not necessary for extreme athletic abilities.
Read More »

Stand-Up Comic Adam Sank Goes Vegan for the Animals

The funnyman credits documentary What the Health for pushing him from vegetarianism to veganism.
Read More »

Cargill Invests in Plant-Based Protein

The animal agriculture feed supplier joins PURIS—the largest pea-protein producer in North America—in its mission to create sustainable plant-based foods.
Read More »

Muay Thai Fighter to Open Vegan Bakery in NYC

Vegan chef Watt Sriboonruang's Rawsome Bakery will land on Orchard Street in Manhattan—further veganizing a street occupied by vegan apparel company MooShoes and vegan store Orchard Grocer.
Read More »

Vegan Brand Breaks Indiegogo's Crowdfunding Record

Vegan meal shake startup Bear Brands raised more than $65,000 from 250 backers in the first day of its crowdfunding campaign.
Read More »

This Week on VegNews TV: The secret to these delightful sweet treats is white beans! Aylin Erman shows you how to make these simple blondies.

More Videos »