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Vegan Hibiscus Mint Popsicles
This refreshing summer treat is made with steeped hibiscus leaves, locally sourced mint, and a pop of lime.
Rob Zombie to Voice "Vegans" Episode on Adult Swim Show
Sarcastic animated series Mr. Pickles to feature musician as the leader of a vegan cult.
Vegan Spends Hundreds to Rescue Tank Lobster
Lobster Lobby Joe safely makes it back to the ocean after thousands of miles in transit across Canada.
ESPN Profiles Vegan NFL Player Griff Whalen
New Miami Dolphins' wide receiver credits football success to the edge his vegan diet provides.
Vegan Cinnamon Roll Bakery Opens in Atlanta
Cinnaholic opens doors of its third customizable cinnamon roll shop in Georgia.
US Imposes Historic Restriction on Ivory Trade
New legislation further protects endangered African elephants by effectively banning the import and export of new ivory.
25 Percent of Stanford Student Body Pledge to Ditch Meat
1,700 Stanford Students sign Meatless Monday pledge as plant-based options and vegan awareness spread across campus.
Georgian Vegan Café Gets Global Support After Meat Attack
Tbilisi-based eatery Kiwi Café receives hundreds of positive messages after Sunday's attack by extremists.
China Urges Its Citizens to Eat Less Meat
New Chinese dietary guidelines slash meat consumption recommendations for more than one billion people.
Teens Credit Instagram for Rise of Young Vegans
British teens are driving 360-percent spike of vegan population—and social media platforms are the driving force.
Café To Launch Vegan "Freakshakes"
To show that veganism can be indulgent, The Canvas Café has created an over-the-top vegan milkshake piled high with cake, whipped cream, sauces, and meringue.
Trader Joe's Vegan Marshmallows
We're campfire ready with a bag of Trader Joe's new gelatin-free marshmallows.
New "Meatball" Eggplant Serves as Meat Alternative
Hybrid seeds of new meat-like eggplant are outselling those of tomatoes and peppers.
UK's Largest Indy Retailer Promotes Vegan Fashion
ASOS explains the importance of vegan fashion in a blog post earlier this month.
National Restaurant Chain Bans Bacon
"Simply put, you can’t be a healthy food business and serve bacon," says Sweetgreen salad chain.
7 Hacks for Baileys' New Vegan Irish Cream
Smoothies, ice cream, and cookies are getting a boozy makeover thanks to vegan Irish cream.
Vegan Butcher Shop Makes 6-foot Party Subs for Moby
The Herbivorous Butcher creates vegan meat and cheese-loaded submarine sandwiches for Minneapolis book-signing event.
The Guardian Conducts Massive Vegan Taste Test
British staffers sample a wide range of vegan products with positive results.
Philadelphia Hosts Vegan Pizza Tribute to Pussy Riot
Local pizzeria will host a tribute to Russian activist band with creative vegan pizzas and appetizers.
Tyson Found Torturing Animals, Again
New Mercy For Animals investigation reveals widespread abuse and neglect of chickens at Tyson factory farms.
Just Mayo Makers Reveal Massive New Product Line
Hampton Creek reveals several new vegan products, including an egg-like snack that turns into superheroes or toy cars.
Vegan Chef Hopes to Feed Stevie Wonder at Napa Festival
Chef Jackie Howard launches a campaign to lure Stevie Wonder to her booth at upcoming Napa food festival.
Brazilian State Bans Cosmetic Animal Testing
Pará, Brazil's second largest state, became the fourth city in the country to ban testing of beauty products on animals.
Vegan Product Labels Are Fastest Growing in Western Europe
A market trend report predicts significant growth for products labeled as vegan in $709 billion ethical-label global market.
Baileys Releases Vegan Irish Cream
Almond milk-based beverage Almande is Baileys foray into growing dairy-free market.
Vegan Chickpea Mayonnaise
Vegan mayonnaise made from chickpea brine is the latest innovation from Sir Kensington's.
General Mills Invests in Kite Hill Cheese
General Mills is the largest investor in the vegan cheese company's latest round of funding.
Justin's Nut Butters Acquired for $286 Million by Hormel
Hormel is building its plant-based portfolio and plans to push the nut butter brand to new markets.
New Unisex Vegan Boutique Opens in Seattle
Seattle's Capitol Hill neighborhood welcomes an all-vegan apparel shop for both men and women.
Johns Hopkins Ends Mandatory Medical Training on Piglets
The prestigious medical school will no longer require students to practice medical procedures on anesthetized pigs, turning to tech stimulators instead.
Chase Hospitality to Add 25 Percent Veg Options Across Menus
The Toronto, Canada-based hospitality group plans to transform the menus of their five popular restaurant holdings to include more vegan options.
Eating Fruit Young Slashes Breast Cancer Risk by 25 Percent
A new study finds that the consumption of apples, bananas, and grapes during teenage years significantly lowers risk of breast cancer in adulthood.
Number of Vegans in Britain Up 360 Percent
A new survey reveals that the vegan population in Britain has more than tripled in the past decade.
9 Vegan Ramen Options Across America
Chewy noodles swimming in flavorful broth surrounded by succulent veggies is our idea of heaven in a bowl.
Culinary Institute of America Asks Chefs to Reconsider Meat
The prestigious cooking school releases documents that urge chefs to elevate plant-based proteins and use less meat.
Seattle Chef Known for Cooking Meat Opens Veg Restaurant
Hitchcock Deli’s Brendan McGill will open Verjus with a focus on cold-pressed juices and farm-fresh vegetables.
Pea Protein Market Will Surge to $18.5 Million by 2021
Key ingredient in vegan milk, meat, and other foods is expected to grow in the coming five years due to factors such as demand from rising vegan population.
San Diego Attorney Opens Animal Sanctuary
John Fiske turns his cherimoya fruit farm into a sanctuary for rescued horses, pigs, chickens, and goats.
Vegan Chocolate Chunk Blondies
These moist, gluten-free, chocolate chunk-studded blondies are made with a surprising ingredient: chickpeas!
Vegan Butchers to Appear on Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives
Food Network's Guy Fieri recently taped an episode of the travel show at the Minneapolis-based vegan shop The Herbivorous Butcher.
Veganism is Transforming Diner Culture
According to The Washington Post, vegan-friendly diners are paving the way in redefining comfort food.
Leaving Animals in Cars Can Be a Felony in Michigan
Two new proposed bills may impose the highest penalties in the country for leaving animals locked in cars.
Acclaimed Chef "Tasted the Future and It Was Vegan"
New York City chef David Chang tries a vegan burger by Impossible Foods and is convinced the future of food lies in plants.
New York Magazine Traces the Plight of SeaWorld
Blackfish director says park is a 50-year whale-human experiment that failed.
130,000 Petition Olive Garden for Plant-Based Entrée
Good Food Now campaign hand-delivers a petition to the restaurant chain demanding more responsible practices and better menu options.
Philly's Hosts First Vegan Mac n' Cheese Competition
LJ Steinig's veganized version of her mother's recipe took top honors.
Vegan Company Secures $5 Million Investment
Meal delivery service Purple Carrot recently raised an additional $5 million in funding.
Vegan Butchers Make Meals for Mars Excursion
The Herbivorous Butcher will provide frozen meals for two-week simulated mission to Mars with possibility of expanding to space.
Eating Eight Ounces of Steak Equivalent to Driving 29 Miles
New study looks at the carbon footprint of eating meat while examining 39 plant-based alternatives that are much more efficient.
Red Meat Consumption Causes Higher Death Rates
Mayo Clinic study of more than one million people shows carnivores have higher mortality rates than vegetarians.

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