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The Washington Post Vegan
The Washington Post published an article November 16 featuring the annual Poplar Springs Animal Sanctuary Thanksgiving for the Turkeys event, which comes at a time...
Bianca Alexander wins Emmy
Bianca Alexander, the co-creator of the TV program Soul of Green, a bi-monthly segment on nextTV, was awarded an Emmy for Outstanding Achievement for Individual...
Inspiring Vegan Teen Activists
These teenage vegans are proving that you’re never too young to spread compassion.
Portia de Rossi’s Vegan A-Ha
Actress Portia de Rossi discusses her veganism and the “a-ha!” moment that made her realize a plant-based diet was right for her in an interview with O, The Oprah...
Engine 2 Diet At Whole Foods
Rip Esselstyn, a former firefighter who penned The Engine 2 Diet, is working with Whole Foods Market’s Health Starts Here Healthy Eating Initiative to educate...
Massachusetts Vegan Shoe Store
Sudo Shoes, a new vegan store selling shoes, bags, and accessories, has opened in Cambridge, Mass. The vegetarian-owned business sells both women’s and men’s...
Veg Thanksgiving Featured
The San Francisco Chronicle’s website SFGate is currently featuring vegetarian Thanksgiving recipes, many of which are vegan. The site offers a special Thanksgiving...
Dairy Promotion Exposed
The New York Times (NYT) published an article on November 6 that exposes the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Dairy Management’s attempts...
Veg School Meals in Taiwan
A new survey released by the Ministry of Education (MOE) in Taiwan has reported that more than 85 percent of elementary, junior, and high schools in Taiwan...
Power Vegans in Businessweek
Bloomburg Businessweek published an article on November 4 called “The Rise of the Power Vegans.” The article features vegans such as Las Vegas entrepreneur Steve Wynn...
Chef Chloe NYT Feature
Los Angeles-based vegan chef Chloe Coscarelli, the first vegan winner of the Food Network’s Cupcake Wars, is featured on The New York Times Well blog...
Ellen HSUS T-Shirt
Vegan TV show host Ellen DeGeneres is selling a new t-shirt on her website, with a portion of the proceeds going to the Humane Society of the United States...
Vegan Outreach Campaign
Vegan Outreach, an animal-rights organization that distributes literature promoting veganism and animal rights awareness, has announced that, through to...
UK Footage Shows Animal Cruelty
Undercover footage from UK vegetarian organization Viva! has revealed animal cruelty in egg hatcheries, wherein just-hatched birds are thrown on to a ...
Vegan Grocery Site Revamped
Portland, Ore.-based Food Fight! Vegan Grocery (FFVG), a vegan grocery store, recently launched a new website, and announced that it has expanded its international...
Escopazzo’s Vegan Menu
The Miami, Fla. Italian restaurant Escopazzo has launched a new raw, vegan menu. Giancarla Bodoni, executive chef of South Beach’s Escopazzo, has created...
SF Bans Happy Meal Toys
In an effort to encourage kids to eat healthier, a San Francisco ban was passed November 2 on free toy giveaways such as Happy Meal toys, driven by the understanding....
New Seattle Veg Restaurant
A new fine-dining, vegetarian restaurant called Kailash will open in Seattle’s Rainier Square this upcoming spring. The team behind Kailash is comprised of Greg Atkinson...
Janet Jackson’s Vegan Diet
When appearing on The Tonight Show With Jay Leno, Janet Jackson spoke about her current commitment to a plant-based diet, and she told Jay Leno that while...
Iydea Wins Vegetarian Award
Brighton, England’s vegetarian restaurant Iydea has been honored by the Vegetarian Society as the “Best Vegetarian Society approved eating out” for 2010....
World Go Vegan Month
November is World Go Vegan Month, the perfect time to convince your friends to try vegan living.
Vegan Wine Bar Opens
V-Note, an organic vegan wine bar and bistro by Blossom’s Ronen Seri, opened recently in New York City’s Upper East Side. V-Note offers a large selection...
Baltimore Vegan Desserts
Baltimore-based Emily’s Desserts is opening its first retail outlet in the Towson Mall, which will feature 100-percent vegan gourmet cupcakes, cake truffles...
Robin Quivers Charity
Robin Quivers, best known for her work with The Howard Stern Show, is participating in a run for children’s nutrition to raise money for her 15 Foundation charity.
New Gardein Meatless Turkey
Gardein Protein, makers of Gardein that was named Product of the Year in the VegNews 2010 Veggie Awards, has released a stuffed meatless turkey substitute.
Vegan Bar Opens
Pine Box Rock Shop, a vegan-friendly bar featuring numerous draft beer options and seasonal cocktails, has opened in Brooklyn. The bar features vegan bar...
Students for Veg Options
Fourteen-year-old Marco Galicia decided that, as a vegetarian, he wanted to see more veg dishes at his high school in San Marcos, Calif., and he rallied more than...
PETA EV Stations
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has announced plans to display meat-free messages on the new electric-vehicle charging stations to be installed...
Vegan Sage Ryan
Sage Ryan, the 11-year-old actor known for his recent role in Piranha 3D, was supportive of the environmental awareness at this year’s Variety magazine Power...
VeganMoFo, the Vegan Blog Takeover
The fourth year of Vegan MoFo is bigger than ever! Blogger and co-organizer Kittee Berns shares her blogging secrets and projects with VegNews.
COK Subway Campaign
Compassion Over Killing (COK) is launching a new campaign called We Love Subway in order to encourage the fast-food sandwich chain Subway to carry...
Vegan Author Tours
Melisser Elliot, creator of the Urban Housewife blog and the San Francisco bakery Sugar Beat Sweets, is planning a US tour in support of her first book...
Bluefin Tuna Boon
The Economic Times has reported that the European Commission for the European Union is working on proposals to slash the quotas for fishing bluefin tuna...
Michaels’ Vegan Milk
Jillian Michaels, coach on NBC’s The Biggest Loser, is taking part in an advertising campaign for So Delicious Coconut Milk Beverage. Michaels discovered the...
Boston Veg Restaurant Opens
Life Alive, a chain of organic veg cafés located in the Boston area, has opened its second location in Central Square, Cambridge. Life Alive boasts “vegetarian food...
FDA Warns Egg Producers
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issue a warning to Iowa egg producer Wright County Egg to clean up their production or risk being shut down...
No Beef in USDA Contest
Michelle Obama and the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)’s Let’s Move! campaign’s healthy school lunches contest has elicited a negative response...
5 Effective Ways to Conquer Cold Season
With colder temperatures come chills and the flu; fight them off with vegan preventions for the common cold.
Blossom Du Jour to Open
VegNews reported in August that Blossom’s Pamela Elizabeth was set to open a chain of organic, vegan cafés in New York City under the name Blossom Du Jour...
Vida Vegan Conference
Vida Vegan, a conference for vegan bloggers featuring workshops, panels, discussions, lectures, and more, will be held for the first year in Portland, Ore. The conference...
Emily Deschanel Go Vegan Week
Actress Emily Deschanel, best known for her role on the television series Bones, is speaking up in support of In Defense of Animals (IDA) World Go Vegan...
Easy Halloween Crafts to Delight with Fright
Witchy, crafty, spooky treats can be yours with the VegNews guide to Halloween goods.
Dallas Chefs Cook Vegan
As participants in Mercy For Animals (MFA)’s world Go Vegan Week, Go Vegan Week Dallas, which takes place October 24 to 31, is encouraging Dallas chefs to create...
USDA School-Lunch Contest
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), in conjunction with Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move! campaign, is holding a contest to encourage nutritional experts...
New Vegan Halloween Website
No Trick Treats is a new website created by Jon Zornow to help parents find houses where people will be giving out vegan and treats on Halloween. “I’ve recently...
New VeggieVision TV
Actress and vegan Karin Ridgers has launched a vegetarian TV program in partnership with the UK’s Life On Show TV, an online television portal. Ridgers, former director...
Slaughterhouse Videos
The UK animal-rights organization Animal Aid is campaigning for supermarkets sell only meat sourced from slaughterhouses that are fitted with closed-circuit television...
Whale Protection Initiative
The National Marine Fisheries Services (NMFS) will revise habitat designation in order to protect habitats for the endangered North Atlantic right whales...
Vegan Recipes Featuring the Best of Autumn's Harvest
Anyone can celebrate Canadian Thanksgiving, so try these extra special recipes and enjoy the best of autumn’s bounty.
LA Vegan Beerfest
On November 6, Los Angeles will host its first Vegan Beerfest, to be held at the historic Roxy Theatre. The event will be organized by quarrygirl.com...

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