The Vegan Herald

Anthony Martinelli is the co-founder and Editor-in-Chief of The Vegan Herald, which is a vegan news and information website that launched in 2015.

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  1. Ontario Officials Rule Veganism is a Human Right Legally Protected from Discrimination — 71 comments
  2. United States’ First-Ever Vegan Butcher Shop to Open January 23rd in Minnesota — 54 comments
  3. Baileys Introduces New Almond Milk Liqueur — 28 comments
  4. Germany Becomes First Country to Ban Egg Industry’s Shredding of Live Chickens — 23 comments
  5. First Vegan Butcher Shop in the U.S. Now Open, First Weekend a Huge Success — 17 comments

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Illinois Legislature Passes Legislation Banning Retail Dog and Cat Sales

Illinois’ full legislature has passed legislation that explicitly prohibits stores from selling cats and dogs they obtained from breeders or inhumane breeding mills. The measure – House Bill 1711 – would still allow retail outlets to host adoption events such as those in conjunction with local animal shelters. It was sponsored by Senators Linda Holmes …

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Lightlife and Field Roast Join Forces With Boston Pizza to Offer Plant-Based Protein Options at All Locations

Greenleaf Foods, SPC, owner of leading plant-based brands Lightlife and Field Roast™ (“Field Roast”), has joined forces with Boston Pizza, Canada’s number one casual dining restaurant (launched in 1964), to kick off the outdoor dining season with two new menu items made with plant-based protein. Available now through Labor Day, the restaurant will offer a Lightlife Plant-Based …

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Study: Vegan Pet Good “At Least as Palatable” to Dogs and Cats, Doesn’t Compromise Welfare

Vegan pet foods “are generally at least as palatable to dogs and cats as conventional meat or raw meat diets”, and they “do not compromise their welfare”. This is according to a new study published in the peer-reviewed scientific journal PLoS One: It was also epublished by the National Institute of Health. “Consumer suspicion of …

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Study: Vegan Diet Provides for Normal Height and Weight Progression in Children, Can be Beneficial

According to a new study published in the journal Nutrition Research, and epublished online ahead of print by the National Institute of Health, “a well-planned vegan diet using supplementation is likely to provide the recommended amounts of critical nutrients to provide for normal progression of height and weight in children, and can be beneficial in …

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Fight – a Vegan Poem

  The world can be hard to understand Animals killed for the whims of man Suffering on a scale so grand It didn’t have to be like this

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Kite Hill Launches Vegan Creamy Queso, New Line of Protein Yogurt

The vegan food company Kite Hill, known for its yogurts and cheeses alternatives, has officially launched vegan queso nationwide. For now, the product can be found at Whole Foods Markets and Sprouts across the United States, with plans to expand into other stores soon. The product is made from homemade culture almond milk that’s combined …

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Jay-Z Invests $250 Million in Plant-Based “Tesla of Chicken”

Rap iconic and husband to Beyoncé continues to be a part of the vegan meat market in a big way. Jay-Z has officially invested a quarter of a billion dollars ($250 million) in SIMULATE, which is a plant-based chicken company. This follows SIMULATE’s $50 million in funding it earned earlier this month. The investment fund …

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No Difference in Muscle Structure/Function or Cardiovascular Fitness Between Vegans and Omnivores, Says Study

Despite “marked differences in habitual nutrient intake”, healthy, young vegan and omnivorous men” did not differ regarding vascular and skeletal muscle structure and function, or cardiovascular fitness”. This is according to a new study published by the European Journal of Sport Science. The study is titled Skeletal muscle properties and vascular function do not differ …

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Study: Vegan Diet Improves Quality of Life and Sleep, Reduces Pain, in Fibromyalgia Patients

A new study published by the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health has found  “significant improvements in biochemical parameters, quality of life, quality of sleep, pain at rest and general health status” when fibromyalgia patients follow a plant-based diet. The study, titled Skeletal muscle properties and vascular function do not differ between healthy, …

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Vegan Athlete Breaks World Record for Most Loops Around Central Park

A vegan athlete has broken the world record for the most loops around New York City’s Central Park without stopping. Robbie Balenger was able to run 16 loops around the 6.1 mile track in an 18 hour period. In total, Balenger ran 100 miles, demolishing the previous record of 69.5. “I’ve run seven ultramarathons in …

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Study: Vegans are Happier than Meat-Eaters

According to a new large-scale study conducted by the organization Tracking Happiness, vegans – on average – are notably happier than those who eat meat on a regular basis. The study, which had 11,537 participants, found that: Vegans report higher happiness levels than meat-eaters (+7%). Happier people are more likely to turn 100% vegan in …

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Plant-Based Diets Drastically Reduce COVID-19 Severity, Finds Study

According to an important new study published by the journal BMJ Nutrition, Prevention & Health, plant-based diets “were associated with lower odds of moderate-to-severe COVID-19.” The study is titled Plant-based diets, pescatarian diets and COVID-19 severity: a population-based case–control study in six countries. “Several studies have hypothesised that dietary habits may play an important role in …

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