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Businessweek Spotlights Wayne Pacelle of HSUS
The Humane Society of the United States CEO talks about factory farms and ag-gag bills.
Vegan Blog Celebrates its One-Year Anniversary
Plant Based on a Budget has been providing folks with accessible and inexpensive recipes since 2012.
Coachella’s Vegan Fare Spotlighted by LA Times
The music festival had plenty of plant-based offerings for patrons to nosh.
Native Foods Café Announces Major Expansion Plan
The plant-based eatery aims to open 200 locations in the next five years.
Nearly Half a Million Pounds of Meat Recalled
Meat from a Baton Rouge producer has been recalled for possibly containing deadly bacteria.
Our Hen House Podcast Recognized by Webby Awards
The animal-welfare organization’s weekly podcast has been selected as an official honoree.
Ohio Vegan Bakery Launches Online-Funding Campaign
Veg’n Out hopes donations will enable it to open a permanent storefront.
Vegan Giveaway for Purchases on
The online retailer teamed up with Leaping Bunny to give away cruelty-free samples.
Carl Palmer of the British Band Asia Goes Vegan
The drummer went plant-based after battling an E. coli infection.
Chipotle Expands Market for Vegan Sofritas Option
The fast food chain has added the meat-free filling to all Northern California locations.
91-Year-Old Runner Credits Veganism for Longevity
Mike Fremont finished the Knoxville Half Marathon in 3:03:56.
Brooklyn’s Third Annual All-Vegan Spring Pop Up
Pine Box Rock Shop will host the third annual cruelty-free market on April 13th.
New Study: What’s Behind the Danger of Red Meat
Saturated fat and cholesterol may not be the main cause of heart disease in red meat eaters.
Actor Ryan Gosling Says No to Dehorning Dairy Cows
The Hollywood star pens a letter demanding the milk industry stop the inhumane practice.
New Vegan Footwear Launches Kickstarter Campaign
A high-end shoe designer hopes to get her cruelty-free business up and running soon.
Austin, TX Celebrates Second-Annual Texas VegFest
Bat City’s Fiesta Gardens will host more than 3,500 people at this year’s festival.
Upton’s Naturals is Opening a Diner in Chicago
The seitan company’s first café will soon open in The Windy City.
NY Times Discusses the Future of Vegan Fast Food
Mark Bittman addresses the need for affordable, plant-based eateries.
All-Vegan Grocery Opens Third Location in Germany
Veganz, a German cruelty-free market, is spreading like wildfire.
Food Network Shares Tips on Veg Pantry Essentials
The TV network’s blog discusses the necessities of a well-stocked meat-free kitchen.
New Study Shows Fiber Intake Reduces Stroke Risk
Veganism’s fiber-rich foods may help keep strokes at bay.
Boston, MA Gets a New All-Vegetarian Taco Truck
Beantown’s Taco Party food truck will offer more than just beans on their meat-free menu.
New Vegan Beauty Box Delivery Right to Your Door
Petit Vour will deliver a variety of beauty products for you to try monthly.
Sweet & Sara Vegan Marshmallows Spotlighted on TV
The cruelty-free sweets were featured on The Cooking Channel.
New Collection of Men’s High Fashion Vegan Shoes
NoHarm debuts handcrafted shoes and boots for 2013.
Ballet Austin Features Piece About a Vegan Society
Cult of Color: Call to Color stars eccentric characters exploring themes of good and evil.
Zagat Spotlights Eight Vegan Junk Food Joints
The food site names the nation’s top places to enjoy some major nosh.
Research Reveals Animal Intelligence Overlooked
New data shows that animals are much more intelligent than previously assumed.
Texas Vegan Café Celebrates One-Year Anniversary
Following a successful first year, Green Seed Vegan of Houston has plans to expand.
PCRM: Go Vegan and Feel the Benefits of Veg Living
The nonprofit medical organization encourages everyone to ditch animal-products for 21 days.
Bill Gates Makes Case for Vegan Meat Alternatives
The philanthropist created a slideshow explaining the need for sustainable, plant-based food.
Study: Skim Milk Does Not Combat Childhood Obesity
A new study reveals that drinking skim milk may not help children maintain healthy weights.
Vegan Mediterranean Diet Good for BMI and Wallet
Researchers found that plant-based, nut and oil-heavy diets cut grocery costs and waistlines.
Beyond Eggs Gets Approving Nod From Tech Site
Motherboard’s feature on the egg replacer is one more example of Silicon Valley’s high hopes for plant-based food.
Vegan Breakfast Featured on CBS 2 NY Morning Show
Julianne Hall of Blossom Du Jour whipped up soy bacon and hotcakes on CBS 2’s 2 In The Kitchen segment.
Dinosaur Jr. Member Designs Cruelty-Free Footwear
Dinosaur Jr. Founder J. Mascis teamed up with Keep Company to design a unique vegan sneaker.
13 Adoptable Pups for National Puppy Day
In celebration of National Puppy Day, why not adopt a furry friend?
Celebrate the Great American Meatout on March 20th
Started in 1985, the first day of spring has become the largest annual education campaign for compassionate living.
New Location for Vegan Pizza in Farmingdale, NY
Popular New York pizza joint 3 Brothers Pizza Cafe offers a vegan menu and cruelty-free brunch.
NPR Discusses Animal-Byproducts in Pharmaceuticals
A recent health feature poses a question about ethics and medicine.
NYC Vegan Bakery Featured in Business Insider
The business news website interviews BabyCake’s founding baker Erin McKenna.
Peacefood Cafe Opens a Second Location in NYC
Vegans in The Big Apple can enjoy more meatless fare near Union Square.
New York Times Spotlights Brooklyn Vegan Bar
The Pine Box Rock Shop is featured in The New York Times.
Exclusively Vegan Online Department Store Opens
Everything from cruelty-free jewelry to snacks can be purchased online from forAnima.
US News to Host a Plant-Based Living Twitter Chat
US News has teamed up with two vegan experts to answer questions about cruelty-free living.
New Poll Shows Democrats View Vegans Favorably
A polling company releases results detailing the contrasting views Democrats and Republicans have on food.
The German Egg Industry Faces Mislabeling Fraud
Nearly 200 egg farmers are being investigated for falsely labeling their eggs as organic or free-range.
St. Louis Will Soon Get a New Raw Vegan Café
Seedz Café will be the newest plant-based addition to the Gateway City.
Subway to Open Additional All-Veg Spots in India
Following the success of its first meat-free location in India, Subway has plans to expand.
Japanese Macrobiotic Vegan Eatery Expanding in LA
Locals in Culver City will soon be able to eat healthy, cruelty-free Japanese fare.

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