Articles written by Gabrielle Pope

Vegan Makeup
Former model Christopher Drummond’s makeup line is gaining popularity among celebrities such as Hayden Panettiere, Anna Kendrick, Erykah...
Vegan Chef Tours
Mark Reinfeld, former chef of The Blossoming Lotus in Hawaii and author of books such as The 30 Minute Vegan’s Taste of the East, will begin a nationwide...
The Biggest Loser Vegan Meal
Bob Harper, vegan and trainer for NBC’s The Biggest Loser, will serve a vegan meal to the show’s contestants on the October 12 episode. The meal will...
Vegan MoFo Set for November
For the fourth year in a row, the Vegan Month of Food (Vegan MoFo), will feature vegan bloggers stepping up their game for the month of November in an incentive...
Meat-Free Monday in South Africa
A Meat-Free Mondays campaign has been launched in South Africa, following the October 1 World Vegetarian Day celebration and the beginning of Vegetarian...
Vegetarian Debate Contest
The Canadian Broadcasting Company (CBC)’s Q radio show is holding a contest in response to a recent broadcast featuring Eating Animals author and vegetarian Jonathan...
Meal-Sized Salads That Will Fill You Up for Hours (We Swear!)
Enjoy fresh meals that’ll fill you up with these super-salad suggestions.
Russell Simmons New Show
Running Russell Simmons, a new reality television show set to premiere November 2 on Oxygen, centers on vegan Russell Simmons and the staff who support him...
World Vegetarian Day Contest
In honor of World Vegetarian Day, celebrated October 1, a contest to encourage people to go vegetarian for the month of October is being held. Non-vegetarians...
Vegans in Time Out New York
Our Hen House founders Jasmin Singer and Mariann Sullivan are featured in an article in Time Out New York that highlights their activism for both veganism and gay rights.
Crush Videos Banned
A bill banning the sale of crush videos has been unanimously passed in senate. Crush videos feature scenes of torture where animals are intentionally crushed...
Mary McCartney’s Veg Cookbook
Mary McCartney, daughter of Paul McCartney, has announced plans to pen a vegetarian cookbook. McCartney, a professional photographer, will team...
Whole Foods Drops Silk
Whole Foods Markets has made the decision to pull Dean Food’s Silk brand soymilk from its shelves following Silk’s transition away from organic soybeans.
Pamela Anderson’s Vegan Diet
Actress Pamela Anderson revealed at the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) 30th anniversary celebration in Hollywood, Calif. on September 26 that a vegan diet...
Healthy Vending Machines
Mason High School in Mason, Ohio has installed a vending machine that sells only baby carrots, and the response from students has been positive. "I don't...
Vegan in Nashville
Tayst Restaurant and Wine Bar in Nashville, Tenn. will be holding a fully vegan night on September 29 called VEGANSTRAVAGANZA. Jeremy Barlow...
Ricky Gervais Helps Monkeys
Ricky Gervais is backing a new campaign by the British Union for the Abolition of Vivisection (BUAV) calling for an end to the international monkey trade...
Vegan Top Chef: Just Desserts
The blog Vegansaurus has organized an initiative for well-known people in the vegan community to make vegan versions of the weekly winning recipes from...
Bob Harper Interview
A new interview with Bob Harper by The Discerning Brute’s Joshua Katcher and Farm Sanctuary has been released. Best known for his role on The Biggest Loser...
AR Activist (and Race Car Driver) Leilani Münter
Veg racecar driver Leilani Münter tells VegNews about her experiences protesting the dolphin hunt in Taiji, Japan.
Vegan Wrestler Named Champion
The World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) US championship has been won by vegan Daniel Bryan (real name Bryan Danielson), who defeated “The Miz” (Mike Mizanin)...
Nobel Laureate Urges Less Meat
Chemistry Nobel Laureate Dr. Yuan-Tseh Lee said in a discussion on September 21 that the survival of humans would be aided by the reduction of meat consumption.
Manic Panic Announces New Line
Manic Panic, makers of vegan hair dye, has released a new 100-percent vegan cosmetics line called Creature of the Night, which made its runway debut...
Chatting With Hugh Jackman’s Vegan Guru
Triathlete Brendan Brazier reveals how a plant-based diet has influenced actor Hugh Jackman.
Reduced Meat Consumption
A new study by livestock economists shows that media attention to animal welfare conditions causes people to reduce their meat consumption. The September 16...
Candle 79 Debuts Cocktails
Vegan restaurant Candle 79 in New York City has announced that it now has a full liquor license. Candle 79, which was awarded Restaurant of the Year in the 2009...
Tweeting For Charity
TwitChange, a new initiative on Twitter, is a celebrity auction aiming to raise money for the rebuilding of the Miriam Center in Haiti. Tweeters can bid on celebrities...
Gardein Contest
Gardein Protein International, makers of Gardein, are running a contest on their website, and the grand prize is a vegan meal cooked by celebrity chef and cookbook author...
McCartney Announces New Line
Veg designer Stella McCartney, who is pregnant with her fourth child, recently announced her first children’s clothing line to be released in November.
Salad Bar Project
Whole Foods Markets is partnering with Chef Ann Cooper to bring healthy salad bars to schools throughout the US. The Great American Salad Bar Project is raising money...
Anti-Fur Campaign Launched
Initiated by Joshua Katcher, founder of The Discerning Brute, Pinnacle—a project that will encourage designers and other creative people to craft a new anti-fur pin...
Ellen Presents Vegetable Dress
At the MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs) on September 12, singer Lady Gaga wore a controversial dress made from what looks like meat. This outfit choice follows...
Veg Labeling In New Zealand
Members of Parliament in New Zealand have been told that the government’s new food bill is discriminating against vegetarians and groups with dietary restrictions...
Kombucha DIY
Making your own kombucha is a great way to save money, learn about fermenting, and revel in the success of a tasty homemade beverage!
Vegan in Victoria
Cool coffee shops, vegan cheese galore, and more await you in Victoria, British Columbia.
Homemade Kombucha
Save money and learn about fermenting with this homemade kombucha.
Vegans Top Vanity Fair 100
Vanity Fair released its 2010 “The Vanity Fair 100,” a list of the top 100 Most Influential people, and three vegans made the top. Mark Zuckerberg, the CEO of Facebook...
Vegan Bakery Expands
The vegan Complete Choice Bakery in Cleveland, Tenn. has, in its first two years of operation, gone from three to 20 products, and is now in negotiations to supply its offerings...
Animal Welfare Labeling
In an August 30 interview with USA Today, Whole Foods CEO John Mackey said that Whole Foods Market will be introducing a rating program for animal products.
Bob Harper Piglet
A piglet at Farm Sanctuary who was rescued after falling out of a truck headed to the slaughterhouse has been named after celebrity fitness trainer and vegan Bob Harper.
Animal Protein Increases Deaths
A new study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine shows that animal-based proteins and fats are associated with higher mortality rates. The study, which followed...
Vegan Food Carts
Vegan Portland, Ore.-based food carts Homegrown Smoker and Native Bowl are both nominated for the Food Network‘s The Great Food Truck Race America‘s...
Veg Contestant on The Apprentice
NBC’s The Apprentice, which begins its new season September 16, will feature a vegetarian contestant. Brandy Kuentzel is a vegetarian and animal-rights supporter...
Munter Protests Dolphin Killings
Veg racecar driver Leilani Munter is traveling to Japan to team up with The Cove’s filmmaker Ric O’Barry where they will speak up for the more than 23,000 dolphins...
Dalai Lama Against Battery Eggs
The Dalai Lama has a released a letter expressing his feelings on the cruelty of factory-farmed eggs. He explains that he was troubled to hear about the cruel practices...
Cyclists Ride for Animals
For a second year, cyclists in Oregon are participating in a 100-mile bike ride to benefit Lighthouse Farm Sanctuary, Out to Pasture Sanctuary, and Project...
Denny’s Serves Veggie Burgers
Denny’s restaurants throughout the US have added Amy’s Kitchen meatless burgers to their menus. The Amy’s Veggie Burger—touted as a “better for you” option...
Kids Raise Money for Animals
Jack and Eric Linari, aged nine and six years old respectively, have raised $769 for the Animal Rescue League of Boston. The brothers run Pirate Lemonade stand...
Guide to Replacing Eggs in Every Recipe
Avoiding eggs doesn’t mean sacrificing favorite foods, thanks to these amazing and simple stand-ins.
Sanctuary Stories from Animal Camp
Author and activist Kathy Stevens shares the scoop on her new book.

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