Does a Plant-based Diet Really Help Animals?

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  • Thursday, March 12, 2015
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    I am happy to say that multiple reports seem to indicate that there is an increased awareness of veganism. More and more people are changing their diets are eating a plant-based diet or are eating less meat. But is eating a plant-based diet helping animals? This was discussed in an article today on National Public […]

    Plant-based Diet Promoted by USDA

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  • Friday, March 6, 2015
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    Move over Meatless-Monday. A school in California is about to become the first school to offer an all-vegan cafeteria for school meals. This is a private school. We had touched upon this some time ago. The MUSE School in Calabasas, California, will complete a transition to an all-vegan menu beginning in the fall. Here’s a […]

    Portland issues boil-water mandate

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  • Friday, May 23, 2014
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    The city’s water department issued a boil-water order Friday for more than 650,000 residents of Oregon’s largest city and several suburbs, telling people to toss ice from their ice makers, throw out previously made lemonade and not use tap water to brush their teeth. In three tests from Tuesday to Friday, repeat water samples in […]

    Press Release: First Ever Cold-Pressed Juice Cafe to Open in Bushwick

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  • Friday, February 21, 2014
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    For Immediate Release: First Ever Cold-Pressed Juice Cafe to Open in Bushwick   Brooklyn, NY — Healthy lifestyle company, The Squeeze, is bringing its own unique brand of raw foods and cold-pressed juices to Bushwick. Since The Squeeze first rolled out their juice truck in May 2012, they have launched two new locations and captured […]

    Vega Issues Voluntary Withdrawal of Vega One Nutritional Shakes and Vega Sport Performance Protein Product

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  • Sunday, January 5, 2014
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    In November, 2013, Vega issued a voluntarily recall of several lots of their Vega One Nutritional Shakes and Sports Performance Protein products due to finding trace amounts of chloramphenicol (CAP). Chloramphenicol is a prescription drug commonly used to treat typhoid fever and eye infections. Many of our readers have written to us expressing issues that […]

    Fur Laiden Beyonce and JayZ Vegan For Three Weeks

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  • Tuesday, December 10, 2013
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    Apparently, Beyoncé didn’t get the memo that going vegan means abstaining from the use of any and ALL animal products, including fur. The 32-year-old singer and her husband recently decided to try a 22-day vegan challenge. Somebody call the fashion police! She pledged to go vegan in terms of food — not fashion. Beyonce and […]

    Living Things Approved By PETA

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  • Thursday, November 21, 2013
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    LOS ANGELES, CA, November 20, 2013 /24-7PressRelease/ — Wildlight  Entertainment, LLC, the Los Angeles-based production company behind 2010’s  thriller RULE OF THREE, recently completed production on a new feature-length  drama titled LIVING THINGS. The film is about a vegan yoga teacher who finds  herself alone at dinner with her tough-guy, war veteran father-in-law.  Inevitably, the […]

    Meatless Monday in Philadelphia

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  • Thursday, November 14, 2013
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    When veggie-leaning cities like Aspen, Colorado and Los Angeles, California declared meatless Monday resolutions, no one batted an eye. But when the carnivorous home of the Philly cheesesteak publicly encouraged skipping meat earlier this month, it became clear that going meatless is no longer a fringe health trend. Cities are just now adopting it, but […]

    PlantEaters: New Restaurant App

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  • Thursday, November 7, 2013
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    PlantEaters Makes Finding Vegetarian Meals at Any Restaurant Easy PlantEaters, a new iPhone app, helps vegetarians find meatless meals at any restaurant, regardless of whether or not the restaurant itself is vegetarian or vegan. Users can rate and share meals that they’ve had when dining out. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 PlantEaters is […]

    FDA Looks to Ban Trans Fats

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    The Food and Drug Administration is taking steps to remove artificial trans fats — the artery-clogging ingredient found in crackers, cookies, pizza and many other baked goods, the government agency said Thursday. Trans fats are considered harmful because they increase risks for heart disease by both raising bad cholesterol levels and lowering good cholesterol. New […]