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Veg Contestant on The Apprentice

Donald Trump’s The Apprentice will include a vegetarian contestant.

NBC’s The Apprentice, which begins its new season September 16, will feature a vegetarian contestant. Brandy Kuentzel is a vegetarian and animal-rights supporter who moved from the legal world to the entrepreneurial one when she started a mobile cupcake business in the San Francisco Bay Area. This season, the show is themed on the current economic recession, and its contestants are people who have been affected by unemployment or small business challenges. The group of economically challenged contestants will be given a fresh start as they battle to rebuild their careers and gain Donald Trump’s approval. The winner of the show is awarded a position working for Trump.

IKEA Debuts Plant-Based Hot Dogs

The furniture giant debuted the new animal-free option at a single store in Sweden with plans to expand the offering across Europe by August.
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Rooney Mara Launches Luxury Vegan Fashion Line

New fashion brand Hiraeth includes faux-leather pants, velvet garments, and combat boots—all made ethically in Los Angeles.
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NYC Meat Emporium Now Serves Vegan Beyond Sausage

Sausage bar Schaller's Stube—an offshoot of 80-year-old meat company Schaller & Weber—has added three vegan hot dog options to its menu.
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Vegan Truffles Beat 141 Brands in Blind Taste Test

Chocolates made by United Kingdom brand Booja-Booja received top honors in Good Housekeeping's annual Easter Egg Taste Test.
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POC-Owned Vegan Lipstick Brand Debuts at Target

Vegan Bawse Lady red lipstick, and other hues aimed at women of all skin tones, will be available at 100 Target stores by May.
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