Articles written by Kailey Harless

Silverstone’s EcoTools

Alicia Silverstone, vegan actress and activist, seems to be doing it all these days. Not only is the stage beauty heading to Broadway, but she’s also...

Maguire Pushes Veg Options

Tobey Maguire—the vegetarian actor of Spiderman fame—is doing much more than webbing from building to building these days. Taking a stand for...

Dairy-Free Ice Cream Day

National holidays are only fun when you can partake in the festivities. That’s why Turtle Mountain, makers of non-dairy milks, ice creams, and yogurts...

Vegan Pizza Revolution

For years, vegans have been able to enjoy pizza alongside their non-veg friends, but it was always missing something: that ooey-gooey, chewy cheese...

Vegan Ultraman

For anyone who has ever thought a solely plant-based diet is not enough for successful athletes, think again. Rich Roll was your average busy American...

Silverstone on Broadway

Long gone are the Clueless days of “as if” and plaid skirts with Mary Janes. Alicia Silverstone, known for being a long-time animal-rights activist and vegan...

Wal-Mart's Green Plan

Though Wal-Mart is often controversial, the mega store’s latest move is toward transparency. Consumers may be able to know how good a product is...

Mills Buys Vegan Company

Heather Mills seems to be unstoppable lately. Fresh from launching her vegan café, VBites, Mills has just acquired The Redwood Wholefood Company...

Vegetarian License Plates

When drivers want to make a statement with their cars, they usually plaster the trunk with bumper stickers. Now, residents of Virginia may soon be able...

Mexico Worst Veg Destination

Though most vegetarian and vegan globetrotters like to optimistically believe that they’ll be able to find good veg grub in every country and city...

Interview with Veg Cycling Superstar Cat Johnson
Cyclo-cross star Cat Johnson talks with VN about staying healthy in her fast-track life.
Boston Zoo to Close

The Franklin Park Zoo may have to close its doors. Facing extreme budget cuts by Governor Patrick Degal, zoo officials say they will run out of money by...

UK to Harness Wind Energy

Though it’s often to blame for a dreaded bad hair day or a stressful car ride, wind is Britain’s answer to cutting carbon dioxide emissions. With the...

Eco-friendly Transportation

As unglamorous as taking a bus may seem, the truth is that public transportation is the smartest mode of transport when it comes to helping the environment...

Newkirk Launches Latest Book

There may be no better place to launch an animal rights book than a vegan restaurant, which is just what People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals...

Chipotle Screens Food, Inc.

Chipotle Mexican Grill was originally put on the foodie map for gut-busting burritos and veg options galore, but now the company is trying to dole out more than just food...

Broadway Hosts Adopt-a-thon

Is there a better combination than Broadway musicals and animal adoption? For a chance to mingle with Broadway stars and partake in a cat and dog adopt-a-thon...

Plastic Bottle Ban

It’s 2009 and more people than ever before tote an eco-friendly and body-safe Sigg or Klean Kanteen bottle. The truth is, however, that many people across the globe...

Cheesecake Factory Farm

Known for enormous portions and a vast variety of cheesecake, The Cheesecake Factory is now becoming known for where it gets its eggs. Behind the effort...

Dogfighting Ring Busted

The concept of dogfighting seems as barbaric and violent as the gladiatorial games once held in the Colosseum. At least The Humane Society of the United States...

Defining Food Labels

An unfortunate truth is that as consumers, we sometimes cannot fully trust package labels. What’s labeled as “green” may be anything but what the name denotes...

Preservatives’ Side Effects

The preservatives in meat and dairy products that help keep food toxin-free do anything but preserve the health of one’s brain. Published July 6 in the Journal of...

Salley Promotes Veg Food Line

Some basketball players may be known for their height, on-court skills, and after-hours escapades, but one NBA legend is determined to be known for something...

Smithfield Retracts Reform

Whenever a large meat company makes a move to improve the lives of animals, it seems as though they deserve kudos for progressive thinking. Smithfield Foods Inc...

Greenwashing Gets Big

A certain peace of mind accompanies purchases when they’re labeled “green” or “eco-friendly.” Not only are you helping the economy, but also the...

Bone Density Debate

As children, we were constantly advised to drink our milk, or else we wouldn’t have strong bones. As adults, for those who have quit the dairy, an additional concern...

Green Bill Gets Passed

After years of activists urging for greener, cleaner air, the US government has decided to take action. On Friday, June 26, US Congress passed the first-ever piece...

ADA Says Veg Diet is Healthy

Vegetarians and vegans are often bombarded with questions and accusations that their diets aren’t whole enough. Now veg-heads can put the kibosh on the questioning...

Vegan Food Fraud

There are fewer things more enjoyable than heading to a vegan restaurant, knowing you can order anything off the menu without worry. Or can you? Two anonymous...

Cancer-causing Animal Fats

Just in time for grilling season, a new study carried out by the National Cancer Institute and printed by its journal discovered that people who consume animal fats...

Compassionate Credit Card

In an economic climate when spending money can sometimes be painful, a new pairing will bring relief to many. Bank of America Credit Cards and the Humane...

Four-legged Family Members

We cuddle them, feed them, dress them, and more than anything, love them. We might as well set a place at the dinner table for them, seeing that an Press...

Israel Adopts Meat-Free Mondays

First it was Ghent, then it was McCartney, and now it’s Israel. The push for one vegetarian day per week is spreading globally, now with Israel calling for meat-free...

Chain Ditches Battery-Cage Eggs

Sometimes it seems as though big-name food chains aren’t mindful of how they get food on the plates or into the bags of consumers. But with one major restaurant, Red...

Silverstone’s Sexy Strategy

They say a way to man’s heart is through his stomach. This week, however, PETA advertisements have been trying to win over men’s hearts through their...

Fish Linked to Mad Cow

What comes in pairs like forks and knives? Perhaps fish and mad cow disease, scientists have discovered. Robert P. Friedman, neurologist of...

Veg Diet Boosts Sperm Count

What we eat can affect our skin, hair, mood, and overall health. Now, scientists have found that diet may even affect the strength of sperm. In a recent study...

School Lunch Improvements

For students across the country, a cafeteria lunch no longer equates to cold burgers and mystery meat. Instead, the School Nutrition Association’s focus on healthy...

Obama on Climate Change

With the global average temperature having risen 1.5 degrees Fahrenheit since 1900, it’s clear that things are only getting hotter. Setting out to discover the effects...

Rooftop Farming

When in a city, its skyline is often what’s most impressive. Recently, what’s more impressive is that topping those roofs is no longer just pavement...

Che’s Grandkid Campaigns

PETA is starting its first-ever campaign in South America, and to star in the saucy ad is a woman with revolutionary background. Lydia Guevara, granddaughter of...

Clean Energy Creates Jobs

There may be a clean way to boost the economy and improve unemployment rates. According to recent studies by environmental groups and research institutes...

The Queen Gets Organic

The latest installation into the Buckingham Palace’s garden is anything but an English rose. Queen Elizabeth recently has decided to add a plentiful...

UK's Cycling Campaign

There couldn’t be a lovelier way to enjoy a sunny summer day than hop on a bike in lieu of riding a car. Seeing that it also helps your health and fitness, supermodel...

Vegan Earth Day

It may not seem as though the terms “Ohio congressman” and “vegan” go together, but Dennis Kucinich is proving otherwise. Kucinich, representative for Ohio’s 10th...

Faux Meats Not Veg

As vegetarians, we often rely on prepackaged meal-makers, like veggie burgers and soy jerky, and find comfort knowing we are eating cruelty-free food...

Sayonnara, Foie Gras

Costco often serves as the go-to place to stock up on large-scale grocery items. You can find family-size tubs of hummus, great deals on produce, and even...

Fierce Furless Fashion

As fierce as fashion can be, with new designers constantly creating outfits over which fashionistas drool, one former fashion statement is decidedly “out.”...

VegNews + VegWeb.com Unite!

Thirteen years ago, before any of us were permanently attached to our computers or had imagined that we’d one day be “tweeting,” Yvette Ehler made a...

Food, Inc. Premieres

Tonight, you could head to the movie theater for a lighthearted laugh, but instead, why not opt for a fascinating and educating film about something we all do: eat. Food...

This Week on VegNews TV: The secret to these delightful sweet treats is white beans! Aylin Erman shows you how to make these simple blondies.

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