Monsanto: A Rose By Any Other Name…

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  • Monday, June 8, 2015
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    Documents released today by Syngenta include a letter from Monsanto CEO Hugh Grant to Syngenta, suggesting as a part of a corporate merger that, “We would also propose a new name for the combined company to reflect its unique global nature.” “Monsanto wants to escape its ugly history by ditching its name,” said Gary Ruskin, […]

    New Vegan Mac & “Cheese” — Mac Uncheddar

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  • Thursday, May 28, 2015
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    The Name Says It All! Pastaríso’s New Vegan & Gluten Free Mac Uncheddar Offers A Deliciously Nutritious Fresh Take On A Classic Comfort Food — Without The Cheese!                              Bold New Product A Perfect Option For Taste-Conscious Consumers Of All Ages Following A Cheese-Free Diet CHINO, CA., MAY 29, 2015 – Introducing the perfect comfort food […]

    USDA Seeks Public Comment for Better Animal Welfare Act Standards

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  • Friday, May 1, 2015
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    Below is a press release on a Rulemaking Petition submitted to the USDA promoting the psychological well-being of all primate species in labs that is consistent with new NIH standards for chimpanzees held for research. The comment period is now open. “USDA promulgating clear standards is critical to giving all primates in laboratories protections for […]

    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 […]

    Vegan diet benefits obese children, Cleveland Clinic study shows

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  • Sunday, February 15, 2015
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    Obese children with high cholesterol who followed a strict vegan diet with little added fat in a small Cleveland Clinic study showed significant improvements in both weight and heart disease risk factors in only a month, according to research released Thursday. The children, ages 9 to 18, were mostly white and middle class, and volunteered […]

    Beyoncé has teamed up with 22 Days Nutrition…

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  • Tuesday, February 3, 2015
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    Beyoncé has teamed up with 22 Days Nutrition… However, I am unable to access their website. On my computer and on my phone, I am blocked with the following message”.. This web site at 22daysnutrition.com has been reported as malicious and has been blocked by your Internet Service Provider…”  Maybe you’ll have better luck than […]

    Millennium Restaurant in SF Closing

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  • Wednesday, January 21, 2015
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    Most people LOVE Millennium in SF. Everyone is entitled to their own opinion… I took Jane there for her birthday last year. We both were quite disappointed. Today, Millennium announced that they will be closing their restaurant in April as their lease is expiring and the new owners are not interested in having Millennium as a tenant […]

    How do I become vegan?

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  • Sunday, January 18, 2015
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    I’ve heard from many people motivated to become vegan by animal welfare issues. Health and the environment are other reasons to discuss, but this week, about halfway through my month chronicling my vegan ways, I’m going to turn to some practicalities. Just how hard is it to become a vegan? If you’re new to it, […]

    Vromage Shop

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  • Friday, January 16, 2015
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    This is a vegan mozzarella and tomato hero. This is vegan goat chive cheese. Do I have your attention? There is a new vromage shop in Los Angeles. Vromage, get it? Fromage, French for cheese, but the V is for vegan. A vegan cheese shop. For those of you who aren’t in LA, Vromage will […]