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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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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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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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Top 3 CrossFit Competition Winners All Vegan

In a prime example of how being vegan not only doesn’t negatively impact performance in sports but may in fact help it, the top three challengers in a major CrossFit competition just happen to all be vegan. The Nobull CrossFit Games in Germany saw Lidia Bartoszewicz, Katharine Isele and Lisa Eble pull in the top …

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Study Finds Plant-Based Diets Protect Against Chronic Disease Mortality

According to a new study published by the journal Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition, plant-based diets may protect individuals from mortality due to chronic disease. Titled “Plant-based diets and risk of disease mortality: a systematic review and meta-analysis of cohort studies”, the study was epublished by the National Institute of Health. “We aimed …

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Study: Vegan Diet Not Detrimental to Endurance and Muscle Strength, May Help Improve It

A vegan diet not only “does not seem to be detrimental to endurance and muscle strength in healthy young lean women”, but “submaximal endurance might be better in vegans compared with omnivores.” This is according to a new study published by the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, and epublished by the U.S. National Institute of …

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Nathan’s Famous Adding Vegan Hot Dogs to 13 Locations

For vegan New Yorkers, it’s a long time coming: According to a recent report from the New York Post, Nathan’s Famous – beginning this coming Monday (June 7), will begin offering vegan hot dogs at 13 of its New York metro area locations. This includes its famous Coney Island location. Nathan’s first unveiled its plans …

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Poll Finds 52% of Vegans Refuse to Date a Meat-Eater

According to new data released by Veggly, which is the world’s leading data app for those who are vegetarian or vegan, over half of vegans refuse to date someone who eats meat. Although some may not be surprised by this, it’s nonetheless interesting to have some actual numbers in regards to what percentage of vegans …

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