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Panera Bread to Add More Plant-Based Options
Company plans to add quinoa and edamame to its menu while also going cage-free.
UK Soccer Club Makes History With First All-Vegan Stadium
Forest Green Rovers remove the last of the animal products from its menu, earning the distinction of the world’s first vegan football club.
Humane Party Nominates Vegan Presidential Candidate
Clifton Roberts has joined the presidential race, saying he would represent the “70 billion non-human animals” exploited yearly in American agribusiness.
Teen Abandons Future Farmers Program, Saves Pig Instead
Bruno Barba raised Lola the pig to be auctioned, but a change of heart led him to going vegan and being honored alongside the likes of Morrissey and Jon and Tracey Stewart.
Activist Faces $5,000 Fine for Giving Water to Slaughterhouse Pigs
Woman who showed compassion to animals on their way to a slaughterhouse was brought up on charges of “interfering with property.”
California School First in the Nation to Go Vegan
Meat, eggs, and dairy have been removed from the MUSE school, where students grow their own fresh veggies and soda is swapped for tea.
Rachael Ray Gives Stamp of Approval to Vegan Mac 'n' Cheese
Famed TV personality tries vegan chef’s mac 'n' cheese and posts pics on Instagram.
SEED Food & Wine Festival Brings Vegan Cuisine to Miami
South Beach will host the second annual festival, with appearances by John Salley, Rich Roll, and Brendan Brazier
Bebe Brand Bans Alligator, Crocodile Skins From Line
The fashion retailer made the decision thanks to PETA’s undercover investigation revealing gruesome practices in exotic animal farming.
USDA, Not Customers, Responsible for McDonald's Profits
Website uncovers how the fast-food giant’s recent surge in profits have more to do with government subsidies than consumer purchases.
VeganBurg Moves Headquarters to San Francisco
The vegan fast-food brand's leap follows the company’s first US location in San Francisco.
5 Weeds You Should Be Eating
Move over kale—nutritious, flavorful foods are available just outside your door.
General Mills to Refocus on Veganism and Startups
Beyond Meat and Annie’s are among recent investments the food giant is making to help foster “the future of food.”
Lawsuit Against Almond Milk-Makers Dealt Major Blow
Silk and Almond Breeze will not be forced to change their labeling.
How The Simpsons Forever Changed the Face of Vegetarianism
Slate names "Lisa the Vegetarian" a game-changer in the history of vegetarianism on TV.
Liam Hemsworth Comes Out As Vegan
In an interview with Men’s Fitness magazine, the Hollywood star attributes his good health and ripped body to a vegan diet.
Franchisees Say McDonald’s May Be Facing Final Days
Restaurant owners say unprecedented lack of leadership and dwindling relevance have the company in a downward spiral.
London Fox Cull Canceled Following Online Campaign
More than 7,000 people signed an online petition in one day to stop the cull.
British Students Demanding More Veg Options Than Ever
The official cookbook of one of the world's top universities now strongly caters to herbivores.
Walmart to Carry Vegan Ice Cream
So Delicious dairy-free ice cream will soon be sold in 2,600 Walmart stores nationwide.
Seattle-Area Landlord Offers Vegan Discount on Luxury Townhome
Jinesh Varia says, "Ethically and morally, it's extremely important to be vegetarian."
PETA Grades US College Campuses on Veg-Friendliness
Evaluated by criteria such as non-dairy milk options and vegan student advisory board members, an increasing number of schools are getting passing grades.
Stevie Wonder Creates Impromptu Song About Going Vegan
The music legend sings about his vegan lifestyle during an appearance on The Late Late Show with James Corden.
Scott Jurek Details His 6,000 Calorie-a-Day Vegan Meal Plan
The athlete shares what fueled his record-breaking 46-day Appalachian Trail hike.
New Zealand Dairy Industry Takes $4.2 Billion Hit
The land of the Kiwis is the latest nation to report rapidly faltering milk sales.
Move Over Hummus: There's a New Dip in Town!
We love hummus, but these four delectable dips remind us that sometimes we need to switch things up.
Vegan Meat Producer Launches Online Butcher Shop
Started in a kitchen just last year, vegan meats can be shipped anywhere nationwide.
Upscale Vegan Men's Boutique Opens in Brooklyn
The Discerning Brute celebrates the grand opening of its first storefront for the ethically fashion-forward.
Coconut Water and Seaweed Snacks Top US Food Trends
US consumption of coconut water alone rose from half a million to 200 million liters just in 2014.
Website Names Top 5 Best US Cities for Vegans
Care2 Says Portland, New York, Los Angeles, Austin, and Seattle are havens for vegans.
Lab-Grown Chicken Breast Coming to a Plate Near You
Chicken-less breast is the next frontier of cultured meat research.
The 9 Best Vegan Breakfasts on Instagram
From smoothie bowls to a meaty fast-food throwback, we round up the most like-worthy breakfasts on Instagram.
Study: Bacon Linked to 57 Percent Risk of Cancer
A sausage link at breakfast and a few slices of bacon on a sandwich are putting Americans at a dangerously high risk of developing cancer.
Philadelphia Mayoral Hopefuls Get Grilled on Vegan Topics
Dairy in school lunches, mandatory spaying and neutering, horse-drawn carriages, and vegan pizza were among the items discussed.
Taco Bell Launches Industry's First Certified Veg Menu
Vegan burritos, tacos, and tostadas will be available for the masses.
US Government Tackles Nation’s Food Waste
The EPA and USDA have set the first-ever food waste reduction goal in hopes to combat hunger and landfill methane buildup.
NYC Group Holds Gala to Bring Vegan Food to Public Schools
Vedge and Miyoko's Creamery headline the menu for the Coalition for Healthy School Food‘s annual fundraising gala.
New Study: Beans Prove to be as Filling as Beef
Science finds that beans satiate bellies as much as meat.
High-End Australian Pizzeria Goes 100 Percent Vegan
One of the top-reviewed pizzerias in Sydney is ditching prosciutto and mozzarella due to revelations about factory farming.
Ben & Jerry's New Dairy-Free Line to be Certified Vegan
The iconic brand is partnering with Vegan Action to bring 100 percent vegan ice cream to the masses.
Ice Cream-Flavored Banana Makes Headlines
This species of banana has the Internet talking, and drooling.
Vegan Wins Top Food and Farming Position in UK Party
Outspoken activist Kerry McCarthy takes over top position in shadow council managing Britain’s farming, hunting, and agriculture.
Popular Almond Milk Company Secures $50 Million Investment
Califia Farms receives capital to help fuel innovation and sustainability.
Business Magazine Touts Benefits of Jackfruit
Business Insider calls jackfruit the next "it thing" in cooking.
Zagat Names LA Vegan Chef as Culinary Talent to Watch
Chef Michael Falso of The Springs is the only vegan to be honored on the annual list.
Jamba Juice Introduces Almond Milk Smoothies
Pumpkin, matcha green tea, and peanut butter-berry are getting a creamy vegan spin from the smoothie chain.
Limited Edition of Vegan Ruffles Chips to Hit Store Shelves
Cult Canadian favorite All Dressed will hit market this week.
Chipotle Mexican Grill Linked to Salmonella Outbreak
At least 17 locations of the popular Mexican eatery have been linked to infections.
Cow-Free Milk Wins First Place Sustainability Award
Startup plant-based milk company Muufri is looking to make “the milk of the future.”
New York City's by CHLOE Announces Second Location
Popular Manhattan vegan eatery expands after less than three months since opening first location.

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