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Monsanto’s Miscarriages

Preliminary research links an herbicide made by the company to infertility in livestock.

Roundup, an herbicide made by the agricultural biotech giant Monsanto, might be causing miscarriages and reproductive issues in farm animals. A new microscopic pathogen found in high concentrations in Roundup Ready soybean meal and corn has been infiltrating livestock feed, which plant pathologist Dr. Don M. Huber, an emeritus professor from Purdue University, found in a “wide variety of livestock that have experienced spontaneous abortions and infertility.” In his letter to Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack, Huber warns that while the findings are preliminary, the pathogen needs immediate attention to “avoid a general collapse of our critical agricultural infrastructure.”

Beyoncé Debuts New Vegan Meal-Planning App

The 22 Days Nutrition program—which the singer co-owns with nutritionist Marco Borges—has launched a new meal-planning feature to make vegan food accessible to all.
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Costco Sells 1 Million Vegan Burgers in 60 Days

Don Lee Farms' organic plant-based burger exceeded sales expectations and will soon be available in restaurants and the brand's other partner stores.
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James Cameron Hopes Veganism Will Make Viagra Obsolete

The celebrated director discusses The Game Changers, a film that showcases the benefits—such as longer-lasting and more frequent erections—of a plant-based diet.
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German Brand Develops Vegan Mushroom Shoe Line

Mushroom leather is the latest alternative to animal leather.
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Casey Neistat: Impossible Slider Is "Beefier Than Beef"

During a taste-test in Brooklyn, the respected YouTube personality said the animal-based cheeseburger at White Castle tasted "like mush," while the new plant-based Impossible Slider tasted "like meat."
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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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