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Traffic Jam: The Week Ending February 10
This week, the VN editors give you the best of the internet—four links (and one tweet!) at a time.
Ethical Valentine Gifts for Your Compassionate Sweetheart
Commit to a cruelty-free lifestyle this Valentine’s Day with eco- and people-friendly flowers and jewelry.
Traffic Jam: The Week Ending February 3
This week, the VN editors give you the best of the internet—four links (and one tweet!) at a time.
Traffic Jam: The Week Ending January 27
This week, the VN editors give you the best of the internet—four links (and one tweet!) at a time.
Traffic Jam: The Week Ending January 20
This week, the VN editors give you the best of the internet—four links (and one tweet!) at a time.
Traffic Jam: The Week Ending January 13
This week, the VN editors give you the best of the internet—four links (and one tweet!) at a time.
Traffic Jam: The Week Ending January 6
This week, the VN editors give you the best of the internet—four links (and one tweet!) at a time.
Vegan Bodybuilders in NY Times
Yesterday, readers of The New York Times’ online Sports section came across a story of a small but growing trend in bodybuilding—veganism. The article, “Vegans...
PCRM’s Vegan Kickstart
Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine is making it easier than ever for those who resolved to eat meat- and dairy-free in 2012 with its newest 21-Day Vegan...
US Food Safety Makes Progress
A new report from President Obama’s Food Safety Working Group, formed in 2009 after a deadly salmonella outbreak contaminated more than 30 million pounds...
US Slows Chimp Testing
Earlier this month, the National Institutes of Health, the US medical research agency, drew up guidelines for assessing the use of chimpanzees in research and shelved all...
Traffic Jam: The Week Ending December 23
This week, the VN editors give you the best of the internet—four links (and one tweet!) at a time.
US Airports Getting Healthier
Just in time for holiday traveling, plant-based health nonprofit Physicians Committee For Responsible Medicine has released its annual survey analyzing the food options...
Vegan Most-Viewed on YouTube
According to YouTube, just about everyone loves vegan food with a side of black metal music. The Huffington Post has released “YouTube’s Most Viewed food videos of 2011,” and...
Traffic Jam: The Week Ending December 16
This week, the VN editors give you the best of the internet—four links (and one tweet!) at a time.
Horse Slaughter Ban Lifted
Last week, President Obama signed a new bill ending the ban on the federal inspection of horses who are raised for food, effectively legalizing human consumption...
McCartney Critiques Lunches
Ex-Beatle Sir Paul McCartney is speaking out against a new law that effectively banned vegetarian meals in French schools by requiring all meals to include meat...
Traffic Jam: The Week Ending December 2
This week, the VN editors give you the best of the internet—four links (and one tweet!) at a time.
Denver’s New Vegan Food Truck
Denver-area citizen Amie Arias, along with her husband, Toby Houser, recently rolled out vegan food truck Vegan Van on the streets of Jefferson County, CO. Vegan...
Café Gratitude to Close Doors
Yesterday, Terces and Matthew Engelhart, co-owners of vegan restaurant Café Gratitude, announced that they will be closing or selling all of Café Gratitude’s...
Traffic Jam: The Week Ending November 25
This week, the VN editors give you the best of the internet—four links (and one tweet!) at a time.
Traffic Jam: The Week Ending November 18
This week, the VN editors give you the best of the internet—five links at a time.
Traffic Jam: The Week Ending November 11
This week, the VN editors give you the best of the internet—four links (and one tweet!) at a time.
Traffic Jam: The Week Ending November 4
This week, the VN editors give you the best of the internet—four links (and one tweet!) at a time.
Traffic Jam: The Week Ending October 28
This week, the VN editors give you the best of the internet—five links (and one tweet!) at a time.
Traffic Jam: The Week Ending October 21
This week, the VN editors give you the best of the internet—five links (and one tweet!) at a time.
Traffic Jam: The Week Ending October 14
This week, the VN editors give you the best of the internet—five links (and one tweet!) at a time.
California Bans Shark Fins
Starting in July 2013, no shark fin soup will be available in the state of California. On October 7, California Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill into law banning the sale, trade...
Traffic Jam: The Week Ending October 7
Giving you the best of the internet, one week at a time.
Wisconsin Fights Factory Farm
Wisconsin citizens are fighting the opening of a 5,000-cow factory farm near Coloma, Wisc. Notices for the proposed farm were posted in Adams County“ citizens of Coloma...
Vegan on Rocco’s Dinner Party
Vegan chef Ayinde Howell, former executive chef of Jivamukti Yoga School and the brains behind Wildflower, New York City’s first vegan pop-up restaurant, will be...
Chemicals in Milk
A new study published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry confirms what many already know: a glass of milk contains much more than a dose of calcium...
New Vegan Handbags
Veg actress Cornelia Guest announces the arrival of a 100-percent vegan accessories collection this fall. The leather-free collection includes handbags, wallets...
Loving Hut Opens Food Truck
With locations in more than 25 countries, The Loving Hut cooks up delicious vegan chow mein, pizza, and cheesecake for diners across the globe. According to...
Babycakes at Yankee Stadium
Vegans at Yankee Stadium can enjoy more than just French fries and pretzels when attending a ballgame. Babycakes NYC is now serving cookie and brownie ice...
Historic Hen Standards
The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS), in conjunction with United Egg Producers, announced yesterday that they have reached an agreement to support new...
Cupcake Wars All-Stars
Doron Petersan, owner of Washington, DC's Sticky Fingers Bakery, has the chance to win a Cupcake Wars title, again. Petersan and her assistant Jenny Webb, who won...
More Cats and Dogs Live
According to an article on The Huffington Post, fewer dogs and cats are being euthanized in the US. Increases in cat and dog adoptions, as well as successful spay...
Cows Stress When Separated
Krista McLennan, a PhD student at Northampton University in the United Kingdom, found that cows strongly connect with certain members of their herd, and become...
New MFA Undercover Video
An undercover video just released from the animal-rights group Mercy For Animals (MFA) reveals shocking and horrific abuse at the nation’s fourth largest pork farm...
Texas Town Gets Healthy
Get Healthy Marshall, a health-focused immersion weekend, is taking place August 26 to 28 in the small town of Marshall, Texas. The weekend’s events are part of...
Vancouver’s Vegan Cupcakes
Vancouver vegans, as well as those with nut and dairy allergies, will rejoice in September when Fairy Cakes opens its doors. Fairy Cakes owner Cera Rivers, who...
Art Show Raises Thousands
Roughly 2,000 attendees raised more than $95,000 at Sea Shepherd Conservation Society‘s fifth annual Sea No Evil Art Show. The record-breaking turnout was filled...
Foodborne Illness Research
Last week, the US Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Agriculture and Food Research Initiative awarded 24 grants to studies focused on understanding and preventing...
Bees (and Money) Disappearing
Researchers from the University of California at Berkeley recently published a study warning of the alarming reduction in honeybee populations around the world...
Vegan Sunscreen Guide
Not all bottles are created equal. Check out how to really protect your skin this summer.
Must-Visit Summer Vegetarian Festivals
Attending these four veggie-focused events should be nothing short of mandatory for summer trips.
Vivienne Westwood’s Eco Bags
This week, British fashion designer Vivienne Westwood, who is known for her eccentric and unique clothes and accessories, launched the Ethical Fashion Africa collection...
MLB Player Ditches Leather Glove
Brian Gordon, a newcomer on the New York Yankees, has done something no other player in Major League Baseball has: used a vegan mitt. The 32-year-old professional...
Local vs. Meatless: Better Choice
Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have answered the question of whether locally sourced food or eating meat less often is better for the environment. The winner?...

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