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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.

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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