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Are Vegans Healthier Than Meat-Eaters?

Are Vegans Healthier Than Meat Eaters?

Are vegans healthier than meat eaters? It's a question often pondered by vegans, vegetarians, omnivores, health professionals, and everyone in between -- with good reason. The majority of us were raised to believe that...
Joaquin Phoenix Is Leading a ‘Funeral’ Procession For Animal Rights Day

Joaquin Phoenix and Rooney Mara Just Marched for Animals

Vegan actors Joaquin Phoenix and Rooney Mara led a funeral procession for animals through West Hollywood on Sunday for National Animal Rights Day (N.A.R.D.), the New York Daily News reports. Phoenix and Mara, who have...
Hooters May Soon Sell Vegan Burgers (Misogyny Still On the Menu)

Hooters May Soon Sell Vegan Burgers (Misogyny Still on the Menu)

America restaurant chain Hooters could soon add vegan burgers to its menu, shaking up its usual offerings which center around meat, fish, and, you know, misogyny. Hooters' parent company Chanticleer Holdings Inc. announced last week...
Mr. Kipling Owner Is Launching a Vegan Dessert Range

Mr. Kipling Owner Is Launching a Vegan Dessert Range

Mr. Kipling parent company, Premier Foods, is grabbing a slice of the vegan pie - literally. It's announced plans to launch a vegan dessert range. Premier Foods announced the plans, "in response to current consumer...
Ohio corn stonehenge

Ohio Has a ‘Vegan Stonehenge’ Made of Giant Corn Cobs

Stonehenge is famous across the world. Perhaps less famous, but no less important, is Ohio's "corn Stonehenge." Completed in 1994, Dublin Arts Council commissioned artist Malcolm Cochran to create the public art installation. According to the...
Africa plastic bag bans

How Africa Is Leading the World in a Shift From Plastic

Africa is leading the way in eliminating plastic waste with several plastic bag bans in place across the continent, including in countries like Tanzania and Kenya. Tanzania implemented stage one of its plastic bag ban...
macklemore vegan

Macklemore Is Giving Up Meat and Wearing Faux Fur Now

Is Macklemore vegan now? The rapper revealed that he now follows a meat-free diet and has no plans to stop. Sharing his lifestyle change with social media followers via Snapchat earlier this month, the rapper...
Twitter Co-Founder Invests More in Vegan Meat Than His Company

Twitter Co-Founder Invests More in Vegan Meat Than His Company

Twitter co-founder Evan Williams is a bigger investor in vegan meat than his own company. Daily figures published by Bloomberg Billionaire's Index last week indicate Williams' stake Beyond Meat is worth $414 million, $10 million...

This Mayor Just Gave Canada Its First ‘Vegan Week’

Canada just got its first Vegan Week. Colin Basran, the mayor of Kelowna, British Columbia, made the Vegan Week proclamation following a request from organizers of the Kelowna VegFest. Organizers encouraged the mayor to make...
Whole Foods to Reduce 800,000 Pounds of Plastic Per Year

Whole Foods to Reduce 800,000 Pounds of Plastic Per Year

American grocery store chain Whole Foods Market has introduced changes, including a plastic straw ban, to improve its sustainability. In a recent statement, the company announced it would remove plastic straws from all of its...

Woody Harrelson Gives ‘All in the Family’ a Vegan Archie Bunker

Could Woody Harrelson turn a classic television character vegan? The vegan actor will play Archie Bunker in a new live TV adaptation of "All In The Family." TV host Jimmy Kimmel partnered with show creator...
Leonardo DiCaprio Is a ‘Bold-Faced Vegan’

Leonardo DiCaprio Is a ‘Bold-Faced Vegan’

Vegan musician and activist Moby may have just confirmed Leonardo DiCaprio follows a plant-based diet. Moby described his opportunity to have brunch with actor and environmentalist DiCaprio, and primatologist Jane Goodall. In an article on...
You Can Now Get Another Vegan Sandwich at Burger King

You Can Now Get Another Vegan Sandwich at Burger King

Burger King has expanded its vegan menu options, with a new burger at its Malta locations. The new vegan menu option consists of a veggie bean burger, which is made from kidney beans, vegetables and...
Little Caesars Now Has Vegan Sausage Pizza

Little Caesars Now Has Vegan Sausage Pizza

Little Caesars is the first national pizza chain to launch a vegan sausage-topped pizza. The chain, in partnership with Impossible Foods, is currently testing its new vegan Impossible Supreme Pizza in three cities across the...

Prince William Wants ‘Evil’ Wildlife Traffickers in Jail

Prince William has always been a champion for wildlife and endangered species. Last week he once again spoke out against wildlife traffickers and the illegal wildlife trafficking trade. In a speech at a meeting for...
This Is How to Store Produce Without Plastic

This Is How to Store Produce Without Plastic

More people than ever are talking about plastic. Its impact on the planet, marine life, and our bodies has become more understood than ever before and in turn, many are looking for plastic alternatives...

Vans Just Released a Vegan Endangered Species Shoe Range

Popular footwear and skate brand Vans has released a range of vegan shoes to raise awareness of endangered species. Vans collaborated with British artist Ralph Steadman on the range, which features illustrations in the artist's...
Former Slaughterhouse Worker Now Saves Millions of Animals

This Former Slaughterhouse Worker’s Story Will Make You Go Vegan

Ex-slaughterhouse worker Susana Soto used to kill chickens for a living, but now she fights for animal rights instead. Originally from Mexico City, Soto was a slaughterhouse worker who killed "thousands of chickens." Now an...
The Complete Vegan Holiday Guide to Cyprus

The Complete Vegan Holiday Guide to Cyprus

Cyprus' history is long and varied. The island has seen many different civilizations come and go, from the Greeks to the Ottomans. Originally the island was settled by the Greeks but was "ruled in turn...

These Chunky ‘Fila’ Style Sneakers Are Made From Vegan Apple Leather

Italian footwear brand Womsh uses apples to make its vegan leather trainers. Working with northern Italian company Frumat, the brand has created a range of vegan shoes using apple leather. The material uses the cores...

Will Pizza Hut Finally Launch Vegan Cheese in the U.S.?

(Updated April 29, 2019.) Pizza Hut denies it suggested it will offer vegan cheese in all its U.S. locations as soon as this summer. "We plan to have vegan cheese available at all of our...