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Ricky Gervais Helps Monkeys

Ricky Gervais is backing a campaign protesting monkey vivisection.

Ricky Gervais is backing a new campaign by the British Union for the Abolition of Vivisection (BUAV) calling for an end to the international monkey trade that exports baby monkeys, who are then used for research or imprisoned for breeding. Gervais signed on with “Stop the Baby Trade” after hearing about the brutality inflicted on monkeys as they are taken from their families and forced into captivity. “Imprisoning monkeys and snatching their babies is a disgusting way to treat other primates,” Gervais said.

Mena Suvari Has Vegan Epiphany at Moby's Restaurant

The newly vegan actress felt like an "a**hole" for bringing a leather handbag to Little Pine and has since veganized her closet.
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Pittsburgh Gets Its First Vegan Ice Cream Shop

Vegan cone and cake shop Sugar Spell Scoops will sell cashew-based scoops and whimsical unicorn cakes in the Sharpsburg borough in June.
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Meat Company Finds Americans Are Afraid of Hot Dogs

Meat brand Applegate finds that 47 percent of consumers are scared to discover the ingredients in hot dogs, while 24 percent of millennials never purchase them.
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Kat Von D Debuts 10th Anniversary Vegan Beauty Line

The animal activist launched a limited-edition, golden-hued vegan makeup collection inspired by her mother, husband, and other muses.
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Missouri Passes Bill Limiting Meat Labels to Dead Animals

Those in opposition to the bill—which purports it is alleviating consumer confusion around plant-based products—believe its passing is wrongly motivated by eliminating meat-industry competition.
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