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Vegan Singer Advances to American Idol Finals

Fans voted 18-year-old Catie Turner into the top 10 finalists of singing competition American Idol.

Bucks County, PA-native Catie Turner was recently voted into the top 10 finalists of singing competition American Idol. In a recent interview with local media outlet Visit Bucks County, the singer revealed that she is vegan when asked about her favorite restaurants in Bucks County. “The Green Parrot,” Turner said. “Also, downtown Doylestown. I am vegan, so anything that has decent vegan [options] will do, too.” Turner ended the interview by giving advice to her fans who want to pursue a career in the music industry. “Write songs that come from your heart,” Turner said. “They have to mean something to you or else they will not sound good.” The 18-year-old singer will perform with the nine other finalists during the American Idol season finale on May 21.

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NYC All-You-Can-Eat Ice Cream Fest Offers Vegan Scoops

Three-day festival Scooper Bowl in Bryant Park will treat guests to ice cream of every variety, including dairy-free scoops from Van Leeuwen, Ben & Jerry's, and Häagen-Dazs.
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Animal Ag Companies Fined $29M for Destroying Amazon

The government of Brazil slapped a hefty fine on feed suppliers to meat and dairy companies that sell to McDonald's, Burger King, and Walmart for destroying the country's biodiverse Cerrado region for profit.
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Moby Retires from Touring to Focus on Activism

…and to make vegan smoothies every morning after waking up in his own bed.
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UK Version of Beyond Burger Expands Across London

British vegan brand Moving Mountains expands its B12 burger to five locations of meat-centric chain Dirty Bones—where it will be served topped with vegan mac and cheese.
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Legendary Canadian Rugby Player Starts Vegan Cheese Brand

Nick Blevins' vegan lifestyle improved his performance on the field so much that he established a plant-based cheese and yogurt company to educate others on the benefits of plants.
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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.

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