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Prince’s Vegan Feast
The cover of the June issue ofEbony magazine features longtime vegetarian rock star Prince, who treated the magazine crew to a four-course vegan dinner...
EU Vegan Labeling
On Wednesday, the European Parliament passed a motion requiring origin food labeling, which includes a provision recognizing that vegetarians and vegans are...
Boxer Defends Animals
Recently, mixed martial arts fighter KJ Noons teamed up with People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) to create a new PETA2 campaign combating animal...
Gardein At CostCo
Meat-free Gardein chicken tenders are now available at 13 CostCo locations in Los Angeles, and company representatives say that Midwesterners can expect to...
Baby Cows Need Homes
Currently, Farm Sanctuary officials from its Watkins Glen, NY, farm are working to find permanent homes for six rescued calves. Farm Sanctuary team members...
Rice Reduces Diabetes
On Monday, scientists at the Harvard School of Public Health report that a recent study indicates that eating two or more servings of brown rice per week reduces...
Bold Native Premiere
Today,Bold Native, a feature film focusing on animal liberation, celebrates its world premiere in Los Angeles at the Majestic Crest Theater. Four vegan filmmakers...
India Vegetarian Hotel
This week, India’s Bhagwati Banquets & Hotels announced that it would unveil The Bhagwati Hotels, the nation’s first five-star, all-vegetarian hotel in July.
Mogul’s Vegan Milkshake
Recently, herbivorous hip-hop legend Russell Simmons crafted a dairy-free Oreo shake at Millions of Milkshakes in West Hollywood, Calif. The mogul’s milkshake...
Bob Harper Goes Vegan
This week, celebrity trainer Bob Harper announced that he has gone vegan, cutting all animal products out of his diet, and shared that the switch to a cruelty-free...
Vegan Fast Food
Recently, Los Angeles-based fast food chain Yard House added 25 new meat-free dishes as alternatives to its popular omnivorous menu items. The restaurant is...
Meat Cancer Risk
A new study conducted by UK scientists at the University of Brighton in East Sussex concludes girls who eat a diet high in meat are more likely to begin puberty...
Animal Cruelty Syndrome
On June 7, The New York Times published an article examining the connection between cruelty to animals and other criminal behaviors, including crimes...
Vegan Brains Unique
A recently released study has found that vegan brains and omnivore brains respond differently to images of animal cruelty. Italian researchers compared the...
Canada Animal Abusers
In 2010, Alberta, the Northwest Territories, Nunavut, and Quebec claimed the most egregious records for animal abuse and neglect in Canada according...
Generous Bob Barker
This week, lifelong animal activist and television star Bob Barker announced he would match all donations made to People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA)...
Vegan Eatery Promotes Lexus
On Thursday, Los Angeles-based vegan restaurant Real Food Daily announced that it is teaming up with luxury car brand Lexus to promote the company’s new...
Vegan Bonnaroo Menu
Yesterday, the 2010 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival kicked off in Manchester, Tenn., offering a variety of cruelty-free concessions for vegan festival...
Skin Trade Premiere
Today, Skin Trade, a new film exploring the cruel practices of the fur industry, premieres in Los Angeles at the Majestic Crest Theatre. Vegan filmmaker Shannon...
Vegan Chipotle Expands
On Wednesday, Chipotle announced that more than 15 of its Southern California locations now serve its vegan garden blend meat alternative. Previously, only three...
Obama Whaling Repeal
This week, the Obama administration revealed that it supports lifting the 24-year global ban on commercial whaling for the three nations that still actively hunt...
Egg Producer Pleads Guilty
On Monday, the owner of Quality Eggs, one of the largest egg suppliers in the US, pleaded guilty to 10 counts of cruelty to animals. As a condition of its...
China Sharkwater Premiere
Yesterday, Sharkwater, a documentary exposing the evils of shark finning, premiered in Hong Kong. The screening was planned for a Monday release to celebrate...
Spork Foods Opens
On June 4, gourmet vegan food company Spork Foods celebrated the opening of its new, commercial West Hollywood, Calif., cooking class and catering space.
Vegan James Beard
On Wednesday, June 9, the James Beard Foundation (JBF) will partner with gourmet vegan restaurant Horizons to host the organization's second, historic...
New Ani Phyo Cookbook
This month, raw vegan chef and cookbook author Ani Phyo celebrates the release of her latest offerings, Ani's Raw Food Essentials: Recipes and Techniques...
Candle Café Desserts
This week, Manhattan-based bistro Candle Café celebrates the release of five grab-and-go vegan treats. The line of desserts will be introduced at the Fancy Food...
Meat-Free Hard Rock
Today, Hard Rock Café London begins offering a meat-free Monday menu in honor of vegetarian rock star Paul McCartney’s campaign to reduce consumption...
DC Healthy Schools
On Wednesday the Washington, DC, City Council voted unanimously in favor of the DC Healthy School Meals Act, which establishes local nutritional standards...
Animal Abuser Arrests
On Friday, Vermont Attorney General William H. Sorrell announced that arrest warrants for cruelty to animals have been issued for Bushway Packing Inc. owner...
UN Says Go Vegan
On Wednesday, the UN released a report stating that a global move toward a vegan diet is essential to save the world from hunger and the impacts of climate change.
COK Hatchery Exposé
This week, animal-rights group Compassion Over Killing (COK) released undercover video exposing abuse and neglect of baby chickens and ducklings at Cal-Cruz Hatchery...
Plastic Bag Ban
On Thursday, the California Assembly approved a bill banning plastic bags from select retail outlets statewide, including supermarkets, pharmacies, convenience stores, and...
Celebrities Support Animals
On May 26, Mercy For Animals released an undercover exposé revealing abhorrent abuse of dairy cows at Conklin Dairy Farms, and a handful of disgusted...
National Native Foods
On Tuesday, Southern California vegan restaurant chain Native Foods Café named Ron Biskin, former president of Wolfgang Puck, its new president and chief operating...
Candle 79 On CBS
Recently, New York CBS2 profiled gourmet vegan eatery Candle 79 for its certified green, organic dishes. During the segment, several popular menu items...
Vegan Society Anniversary
On Sunday, The American Vegan Society (AVS) commemorated its 50th anniversary with a celebratory garden party at its headquarters in Malaga, NJ.
Vegan Bay Area
This summer, vegans dwelling in the San Francisco Bay Area will ring in summer with the opening of two vegetarian restaurants, Saturn Café in Berkeley and...
Erykah Badu On JET
The cover of this week’s JET newsweekly magazine features vegan singer Erykah Badu, who shares how newfound motherhood has changed her life and...
Sugary Drinks Banned
On Thursday, the California Senate passed a bill banning sugar-sweetened sports drinks from public middle and high schools across the state. Sugary sports...
Vegan Designer Honored
Last week, vegan menswear designer John Bartlett received the American Image Award for Designer of the Year from the American Apparel & Footwear...
Art Of The Animals
Recently, animal activist media group Our Hen House released a web series titled Art of the Animals profiling vegan artists and activists who are creating...
Meat-Free Martha
Recently, homemaking maven Martha Stewart responded to a query about vegetarian nutrition in a column on HeraldNet. The question was concerning how...
Dairy Farm Arrests
On Thursday, Conklin Dairy Farms worker Billy Joe Gregg of Delware County, Ohio, was arrested and charged with 12 counts of cruelty to animals, a...
Biz Stone Down Time
This week, The New York Times Bay Area blog featured a rundown of Twitter co-founder, tech guru, and outspoken vegan Biz Stone’s down time. Stone, a 2009 Veggie Award...
Green Tennis Shoe
This week, Green Day bassist Mike Dirnt announced that he is partnering with popular punk rock shoe company Macbeth Footwear to create a tennis shoe made...
Dairy Farm Abuse
On Wednesday, animal-rights group Mercy For Animals (MFA) released undercover video showing abominable abuse of dairy cows at Conklin Dairy Farms in Plain...
Ellen On Tails Inc.
The cover of the June issue of Tails Inc. magazine features vegan talk show host Ellen DeGeneres, and discusses the funny lad’s latest campaign to help...
TLC Features Chicago Diner
This week, vegetarian eatery The Chicago Diner’s Radical Reuben sandwich is featured on TLC: The Learning Channel’s new food series Best Food Ever, narrated by...
Healthy Voyager On CNN
Today, vegan travel blogger Carolyn Scott-Hamilton, founder of The Healthy Voyager, will talk with CNN Local Edition HLN about plant-based nutrition, traveling...

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