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Top North Carolina Chefs Participate in Vegan Challenge
During the month of April, Durham restaurants will feature creative vegan dishes to bring plant-protein options to the "Barbecue Belt."
Makeup Mogul Focuses on Vegan Beauty Products
Marla Malcolm Beck's new makeup brand Lune+Aster caters to conscious consumers with paraben-free and vegan "farm-to-face" products.
Study Shows Cows Recognize Their Friends
Bovines recognize familiar faces, distinguish social groups, and acknowledge that photographs are representations of reality.
Tesla CEO Says Vegan Leather Interior Is the Best
Among the three options available for the Model X, Elon Musk recommends white vegan interior.
My Love Affair with Squeeze Packs (Even Though I Don't Have Kids!)
Not just for children anymore, an array of squeeze packs are vegan-friendly and come in tempting flavors such as Apple Quinoa Cinnamon, Blueberry Beet, and Sweet Potato Goji.
Canada Ends Pesticide Testing on Beagles
Cruel practice of exposing the trusting dogs to chemicals has finally been banned in Canada.
Gardein Pizza Pockets Hit Shelves Nationwide
Vegan meat company introduces new pizza pockets stuffed with pepperoni and cheese.
Willie Nelson's Favorite Chili is Vegan
Legendary musician will feature "Willie's Vegan Chili" at an upcoming potluck dinner at his Texas ranch.
5 Things We Learned from the World's First Vegan Makeup School
Two Canadian sisters have formed the first-ever vegan online makeup school to teach the world about vegan brushes, lipsticks, and eye shadows—and what animal-based products lurk in many brands.
The Standard UK: "Is Leonardo DiCaprio Vegan?"
According to the publication, all signs point to "yes."
HBO Show Explores Environmental Impact of Eating Meat
Popular documentary series examines the devastating effects the world's growing appetite for meat has on natural resources.
New Plant-Based Trade Group To Bring Veg Message to DC
Daiya, Tofurky, Follow Your Heart, and others have partnered to have a meat-free voice in food policy.
Raw Vegan Truffles
We're big fans of these organic, melt-in-your mouth chocolate truffles.
Winner of First-Ever Vegan Battle of the Brussels Announced
Chef Melissa Charlana beat the Brussels sprouts competition with her Buffalo Bites.
Designers Say No to Fur at London Fashion Week
86 percent of London Fashion Week designers opt for cruelty-free fabrics.
Harvard Magazine Profiles Progress of Animal Law
Scholarly publication examines the question "are animals things?" and reveals that the field of animal advocacy is growing.
Vegan Startup Makes Molecular Copycats of Animal Products
Chilean startup The Not Company uses a food-analyzing computer to create vegan replicas of animal products on a molecular level.
Hampton Creek to Introduce 43 New Products
New products including pancakes, dessert mixes, and salad dressings will first be available at Walmart and Target.
Harry Potter Actress Speaks Out for Veganism
Evanna Lynch: "Killing and eating animals is a betrayal of our own core humanity."
Spanish Designer Makes Vegan Leather from Pineapples
Carmen Hijosa creates Piñatex as a biodegradable and cruelty-free alternative to animal leather.
New Film Reveals Vegan Mayor's Lasting Effect on Texan Town
The Marshall Plan tells the inspiring story of mayor Ed Smith III and his successful efforts to help Texans go vegan.
Official Oscar After-Party Features Vegan Dessert Buffet
The Wolfgang Puck-catered event had plenty of vegan options, including a dessert bar, avocado toast, and wild mushroom tacos.
Stevie Wonder Urges People to Go Vegan
Legendary musician plans to use his fame to promote veganism.
Fashion Retailer Adds Line of Vegan Suede to Collection
Fashion boutique Aritzia is promoting faux-suede line as "better than the real thing."
Vegan Ice Cream Shop Expanding with Kickstarter Funds
Popular Austin, TX vegan ice cream shop Sweet Ritual is moving to a new location after a successful Kickstarter campaign.
Tool Frontman Produces Vegan Wines
Award-winning musician and winemaker Maynard James Keenan opts for natural filtration of his Arizona wines.
Rapper Waka Flocka Flame Teases Vegan Cooking Show
Musician teased fans with a potential vegan cooking show and received overwhelmingly positive responses.
UK Wastes 34,000 Metric Tons of Beef Annually
While British meat consumption is down, food waste continues to be a problem.
Vegan Olympian to Make Arm-Wrestling Comeback
Olympic gold medalist Alexey Voevoda's motto is "meat makes you weak."
Kids Taste Test Vegan Ben & Jerry's on Bon Appetit
The harshest critics taste new vegan ice cream line—and love it.
Eater Discovers Vegan Egg Whites, Makes Cocktails
Food site uncovers the "secret ingredient" known as aquafaba.
Fox News Highlights Vegan Apparel Company
St. Louis vegan clothing company Fauxgerty shines on morning news segment.
New Seattle Vegan Festival Funded on Kickstarter
Veg Out Seattle will bring vegan food and drinks to the city this April.
Pamela Anderson Urges Prison System to Adopt Vegan Menu
Actress/activist petitions Louisiana governor to implement a vegan menu at state prisons, saying it will save taxpayers money.
Red Meat Linked to Death from Acute Heart Failure
New study reveals that patients with high levels of metabolite found in red meat experience greater risk of death after acute heart failure.
UK Parliament To End Tradition of Writing Laws on Calf Skin
Historical documents will no longer be written on the dried skin of baby cows.
Vegan Butcher Shop Opens Today in Northern California
Much-anticipated delicatessen The Butcher's Son opens its doors in Berkeley, CA, offering housemade meats, cheese, and prepared meals.
NYC Vegan Restaurant to Open Third Location in Manhattan
Fast-casual vegan restaurant Terri will be expanding to Midtown East on Tuesday.
BrewDog Brewery Latest to Get Vegan Certification
Scottish beer company's brews will now bear The Vegan Society's stamp of approval.
Vegan Cookie Dough
Just one spoonful of Just Cookie Dough won't do.
Tyson Dumps More Toxins Than ExxonMobil
New report shows meat industry pollution outweighs that of the biggest-known polluting companies.
Ridged Kale Chips
Made with simple ingredients, this robust snack is the perfect green chip to show your Irish pride.
Michelle Pfeiffer's Anti-Aging Secret: A Vegan Diet
Actress credits her vegan diet for "aging gracefully."
Six-Time World Poker Champion is Vegan
Daniel Negreanu shot down negative Twitter commenters by revealing that he's vegan for his health and the environment.
Stella McCartney to Launch Men's Vegan Fashion Line
Famed designer plans to premiere the new vegan line at an upcoming fashion week show.
Canada's Vegan Butcher Wins Big on Investment TV Show
YamChops receives $250K on Canadian investment reality show to help the vegan butcher franchise.
Veg Restaurant Nominated for James Beard Award
NYC's Superiority Burger is a semifinalist for the coveted James Beard Award for "Best New Restaurant."
Salon: The Vegan Choice Could Not Be Any Clearer
After reviewing recent vegan victories, popular media outlet explains why there are no more excuses for eating meat and dairy.
Vegan Honey Wins Big on Shark Tank
Vegan brand Bee Free Honee raises $210,000 from three investors.
NYC Vegan Pizza Restaurant Opens to Rave Reviews
Famed vegan chef Matthew Kenney’s new restaurant 00+Co is making "gorgeous" pizza in the East Village.

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