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Grass-Fed Fallacy Debunked

Slate concludes grass-fed beef carries the same E. coli risks as factory-farmed meat.

This week, Slate examined the health consequences of eating grass-fed beef, and concluded that this method of farming presents an equal risk for deadly bacteria contamination. Scientific studies suggest that one strain of fatal E. coli bacteria can inhabit cows fed only grass at almost the same rate as cows fed grain on factory farms. In recent years, grass-fed proponents have claimed that E. coli contamination and its resulting meat recalls have been due to unhealthy factory-farming practices, and that grass-fed cows are less likely to harbor harmful bacteria.

QDOBA Now Offers Price Cut for Vegans

The Mexican-inspired chain launched the Vegetarian Tier to give a discount to customers who order meat-free meals.
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Biotech Startup Develops Fungus-Based Clean Pet Food

New biotechnology company Wild Earth plans to disrupt the $30 billion pet food industry with nutritionally complete, animal-free proteins.
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Portland Pub Replaces Beef and Lamb with Vegan Burger

The White Owl Social Club will no longer serve beef and lamb burgers, and instead offer the Impossible Burger to reduce its environmental impact.
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W London Hotel to Offer Vegan Menu

The internationally inspired menu was created in honor of chef Ravinder Bhogal’s vegan niece.
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Saudis Go Vegan to Curb Obesity Epidemic

Residents of Saudi Arabia have the support of vegan Prince Khaled Alwaleed bin Talal Al Saud, who plans to open 10 vegan restaurants in the region by 2020.
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