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Chipotle Uses More Local Produce
Fast-casual Mexican-food chain Chipotle has announced that it will increase the amount of locally grown produce the company uses at all of its 1,100 locations...
Veg Diet Good for Kids
A new study published in Nutrition Journal concludes that a whole-foods, plant-based diet may be the key to reversing childhood obesity. With the number of overweight...
Kickstart Book Tour Begins
Dr. Neal Barnard, president of Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM), launches his book tour for 21-Day Weight Loss Kickstart today starting...
Animal Sanctuary Book Wins Award
The photo and essay book Ninety-Five capturing the images and stories of rescued animals from Farm Sanctuary's bi-coastal locations recently won a gold medal in the Animals/Pets...
Hyperlocal Veg Resource
With support from Compassion Over Killing, several vegans in the Frederick, Md., area started VegFrederick, a local web movement to bring awareness to their community...
Sea Shepherd Art Sale
The Sea No Evil art show on June 25 in Riverside, Calif., will feature more than 100 artists who have donated work to raise money for the Sea Shepherd Conservation...
Cow's Milk Out
Officials in the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) voted to remove flavored dairy milk like chocolate and strawberry from menus and replace it with soymilk and other options...
Factory Farm Superbugs
Johann Hari, a columnist for London's The Independent, recently wrote about the unhealthy, obsessive use of antibiotics on factory farms for the Huffington Post...
Veggie Meals Popular
According to Nation's Restaurant News, two new vegetarian trends are popping up in restaurants across the country—the rise of veggie burgers being offered at burger joints...
Guide to Corn
With fresh ears of yellow and white corn popping up everywhere, summer has officially arrived.
Health Food Myths
When it comes to eating healthy, two recent studies shed light on Americans' eating habits when dining out and choosing dietary options. According to a study...
Music Festival Goes Veg
The Lokerse Feesten, a music festival in Ghent, Belgium, will go vegetarian for the day at the special request of headliner and former Smiths' frontman, Morrissey.
Food Supply Predictions
In a recent report by the Climate Change, Agriculture, and Food Security (CCAFS) initiative, researchers are able to pinpoint regions of the world where the food...
Bacteria Found in Milk
Researchers recently published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases the discovery of a new strain of the bacteria methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). The antibiotic...
NYC Vegan Pop-Up Opens
Vegan chef Ayinde Howell, who served as the executive chef for the Jivamukti Yoga School and cooked for Russell Simmons, will open Wildflower, a vegan pop-up from
Babycakes featured in NY Times
In an article about gluten-free baking in The New York Times Dining In section, Babycakes bakery is prominently featured and the top image in the article is owner Erin McKenna's...
25th Genesis Awards
The Humane Society of the United States presents its 25th annual Genesis Awards in Los Angeles on March 19, celebrating the work of major news and entertainment...
Animal Rescue in a Tsunami-Ravaged Japan
After a major earthquake rocked Japan, animal organizations seek donations to help animals in need.
Vegan Wins Cupcake Wars
VegNews talks to Cupcake Wars winner Sticky Fingers Bakery and C’est La V Bakeshop for behind-the-scenes scoop.
Green Your Diet With More Than Juice
With all the health benefits of dark leafy greens, here are some simple ways to incorporate these powerful veggies into your everyday diet.
Current Bills and Laws Fighting for Animal Rights
Take a look at a comprehensive review of US factory farming laws and laws currently proposed that offer animals some protections.
Fuel-Efficient Cars for Every Green Vegan
Choose the right earth-friendly car for you by using our guide to 2011's most fuel-efficient cars, including hybrids, electric, and gasoline-fueled cars.
Vegan Classes in Dallas
Christy Morgan, aka The Blissful Chef, is bringing vegan cooking to Dallas, Texas. Morgan, a native Texan, recently returned home after four years
Reducing Meat Consumption Benefits Environment
Time lists the top 33 ways to improve the environment and eating less meat is ranked as the thirteenth way.

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