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Ethical Vegan Wins Title at Miss Galaxy Universe
Deni Kirkova wins coveted “Beach Body” category at the fitness and beauty competition.
Meat-Free Startup Raises $100,000 on Indiegogo
Israel-based cultured meat company SuperMeat gains crowd support to produce slaughter-free meat.
Vegan Chocolate Milk
Rebel Kitchen makes us feel like kids again with a dairy-free chocolate "mylk" made with clean ingredients.
Vegan Blue Wine To Debut in the United States
Spanish company plans to shake up the alcoholic beverage industry with its brightly hued, blue vegan wine.
First Automated Farming Machine Debuts
Urban farmers can now easily grow the optimal garden with the help of technology that allows for hands-free planting, weeding, and watering.
Brand Halts Leather Line in Favor of Vegan Bag Collection
Leather handbag company will debut a fully vegan line—complete with a PETA logo—next spring.
One in 10 New Products in Germany Is Vegan
New report finds that Germany is launching more vegan products than any other European country.
Top 10 Vegan Dishes to Celebrate Junk Food Day
Towering double-decker burgers, deep-fried Oreos, and apple pie pizza are a few of the ways to get into the holiday spirit.
Canadians Found to Distrust Animal Farmers
Public survey reveals Canadian citizens are more concerned with animal welfare and believe animal farmers are not good stewards of the environment.
Vegan Billboard Goes Up in Front of McDonald's
Campaign targets fast-food chain customers with a powerful photo and slogan on animal exploitation.
Los Angeles Times Calls for an End to Bullfighting
Editorial board of the publication asks, "Now can we stop bullfights?"
Obama to Sign GMO-Labeling Bill
President set to sign a bill that would require all food producers to label display GMOs on modified food.
Futuristic Plant-Based Eatery to Expand to Manhattan
"No-Human" West Coast restaurant Eatsa brings its customizable bowls to NYC.
New All-Vegan Netflix Service Launched
Vegan blog Your Daily Vegan creates one-stop-shop for vegan movies called "Vegan Flicks."
Startup Makes Vegan Dairy Indulgences that Mimic Cow's Milk
Using a proprietary blend of plant-based foods, Willow Cup aims to create frothy vegan milk that will not curdle in hot beverages.
Vegan Summer Grill Pack
Herbivorous Butcher's bundle of grilling products includes meatless meats spiced just right for summer.
Daiya's Ads Are About to Get Even Cheesier
Vegan cheese company's new advertising campaign uses humor to appeal to a larger customer base.
Vegan Soylent Fares Better than Average American Diet
When compared to what North Americans routinely consume, the vegan meal replacement drink scores high on all fronts.
Vegan Burritos Feed LA's Homeless
Burrito Project LA makes hot vegan meals from donated fillings to feed homeless populations in Los Angeles.
Vegan Fashion Show Hits LA
Collections from ethical designers will be showcased this weekend in downtown Los Angeles at the Fair Trade Fashion Show.
Canadian Monks Save Hundreds of Lobsters
Monks buy 600 pounds of lobsters and release them back into the ocean near Wood Islands.
Study Finds Pig Voices Depend on Personality
New research suggests that pigs have personalities and communicate emotional states through unique vocalizations.
KIND Ditches Milk and Honey in New Line of Energy Bars
Snack bar company introduces line of vegan bars made with fruit, vegetables, and chia seeds.
Califia Launches First Vegan Nitro Cold-Brew Latte
Vegan company's new coffee beverage is infused with nitrogen to create a micro-foam finish.
Starbucks Launches First Coconut Milk-Based Drink
Iced Coconut Milk Mocha Macchiato is the coffee giant's first foray into capturing the $6.7 billion dairy-free drink market.
Meat Restaurant Adds Veg Options for First Time in 118 Years
India's long-time meat kebab eatery adds vegetarian options to accommodate customer demand.
San Antonio Businesses Team Up to Open Vegan Eatery
Five companies band together to create a grab-and-go eatery to serve the Texas community.
Danone Explains Benefits of WhiteWave Acquisition
Dairy yogurt giant expands its holdings to non-dairy companies in an effort to move forward on its sustainability promise.
Tibetan Nomads Go Meat Free
As the country becomes more metropolitan, Tibet’s population increasingly slashes meat consumption to fall in line with compassionate morals.
New Fergie Music Video Features Vegan Milk
Singer's newest music video showcases coconut, almond, hemp, and rice milks.
New DC Vegan Diner Gets Rave Reviews
Sticky Fingers new sister eatery Fare Well gains fan base just two weeks after opening.
CNN Profiles Unlikely Vegan Strongman
German bodybuilder Patrik Baboumian is "smashing soy-based stereotypes."
PETA Names Sexiest Vegan Celebrities of 2016
Liam Hemsworth and Jhené Aiko were awarded the title for their public dedication to veganism.
Final Medical School Stops Live Animal Surgical Practice
Schools in both Canada and the United States no longer require students to practice surgery on live pigs, dogs, and cats.
Bentley Working On Vegan Alternative to Bull Leather
The luxury car company is exploring vegan options to meet rising demand.
Avocado-Banana Vegan Ice Cream Debuts in Stores
Nana Nice Cream swaps dairy for a base made from a combination of avocado and banana.
Hormel Sued for "Natural" Label on Factory Farmed Meat
Makers of SPAM defend lawsuit filed to show that Hormel's use of "natural" is misleading customers.
Meat-Free Days Up 80 Percent Amongst Swedish Kids
Students in Sweden are embracing meat-free school days to support the country's environmentally friendly goals.
Popular Vegan Ice Cream Shop to Pop Up in Fenway
Boston neighborhood will be home to the new location of the all-vegan ice cream shop.
Vegan Butcher to Appear on Food Network July 15
The Herbivorous Butcher will be featured on an episode of Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives, serving Italian sandwiches to host Guy Fieri.
How to Pack the Perfect Vegan Beach Bag
From snacks to sunscreen, we put together a dream bag that covers all of the vegan bases.
Leonardo DiCaprio to Rally for Beef Ban
Actor partners with Hindu group to raise awareness of beef's environmental and ethical issues.
Bon Appétit Picks Top Vegan Chocolate Bars
Food publication gives top honors to three vegan bars that editors loved during vegan recipe development.
Fall Out Boy Drummer Joins New Vegan Band
New hardcore band Sect to promote vegan messages through album debut due out this August.
Dun-Well Doughnuts Expands to Manhattan
Popular vegan doughnut shop will have a new outpost in the East Village.
10 Cool Waters You Need to Know Now
Maple, watermelon, and artichoke are just a few of the sources for a new wave of thirst-quenching waters that we‘re drinking to beat the heat.
16 Handles Frozen Yogurt Chain Launches Vegan Series
Frozen yogurt company partners with AriZona, Dannon, and Skinnygirl to introduce a new vegan option every month.
Ontario Zoo Closes Due to Low Attendance
Controversial Canadian zoo to close this fall after owner stands trial for four charges of animal cruelty.
Perdue Announces Sweeping Animal Welfare Reforms
Chicken company launches a comprehensive animal welfare policy to address animal cruelty issues across 2,200 farms.
The Huffington Post Examines Hypocrisy of Dog Slaughtering
Media website asks: "Are We Any Better Than Yulin Festival Goers?"

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