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Jill has spent more than a decade immersed in digital publishing and storytelling with a focus on the global food system and how it intersects with our cultural traditions, ethics, health, and politics. Her work has been featured in The Huffington Post, Medium, MTV, and the Village Voice.

Jeni’s Launch Vegan Ice Cream for Plant Based Chocoholics

It looks like instead of cookies, Santa will be getting pints and pints of vegan ice cream this year as another conventional ice cream maker says it’s adding vegan options to its offerings. Jeni’s...

5 Things Donald Trump Needs to Know Before He Eats Shark Fin Soup Again

Far be it from us to tell President Donald Trump what to eat. But the rumors that he recently indulged in shark fin soup while visiting Vietnam made us do a double-take. This food may...

Nutty Vegan and Veggie Diets Can Slash Heart Disease Risk by up to 42%

Two new studies point to the benefits of a plant-based diet on heart health. The first study, published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, found that regular consumption of nuts was...

New Study Shows What Would Happen to America If Everyone Went Vegan

New research published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences modeled what a total shift to a vegan diet would do for U.S. food and greenhouse gas production. According to the research, removing...

South Park’s Eric Cartman Goes Vegan In Beyond Meat Parody Episode

Comedy Central’s “South Park” took vegan mainstream last night when everyone’s favorite curmudgeon Eric Cartman went vegan for his girlfriend, Heidi. The episode, "Doubling Down," was hailed by Forbes writer Dani Di Placido as "the...
Vegan Breakfast? You Can Finally Have One at Tiffany's

Vegan Breakfast? You Can Finally Have One at Tiffany’s

It should take you exactly four seconds to jump out of your seat and head to New York City this Friday...but of course, "I'll give you two." "Breakfast at Tiffany's" fans, the wild ones, anyway,...

It’s True – Even France Wants Everyone to Eat Less Cheese

WWF France and the ECO2 Initiative say new research should convince French citizens to decrease their appetite for animal products. If they care about the planet, that is. The study looked at the weekly shopping...

Gastropub Gets Vegan Revamp Making Downtown LA a Legit Veggie Destination

Trendy Downtown Los Angeles is about to get a vegan pub-goers dream: Beelman’s (formerly Beelman's Pub) is re-opening on November 8th with a 100 percent plant-based menu and revamped bar program. The menu has been...
Doctors Encourage Rugby Star to Stay on Vegan Diet Amid Cancer Battle

Doctors Encourage Rugby Star to Stay on Vegan Diet Amid Cancer Battle

In his recently publicized battle with testicular cancer, London Irish rugby star Darren Dawidiuk says his switch to a vegan diet is helping his recovery and he plans to get back in the game...

Halo Top to Serve Vegan Ice Cream at Its Very First Scoop Shop

For all of you still holding onto summer, the ever-popular low-cal ice cream brand, Halo Top, says it is permanently extending the season with the opening of its first-ever brick and mortar ice cream...
Vegan Menus in U.S. Increase 309% Since Last Year

Vegan Menus Increase by a Staggering 309% Since Last Year

Protein preferences are changing immensely around the world. Among U.S. shoppers, according to recent data reported by the Foodable Network, they're drastically different than just a decade ago. While pork is now the preferred protein...

Tesco Launch Two New Vegan Cheeses Due to Success of ‘Free From’ Range

After launching a comprehensive line of vegan cheese earlier this year, the UK’s Tesco has expanded the flavor selections to its “FreeFrom” label, to include a Spreadable Goats Cheese Alternative and a Rainbow Peppercorn...

Is ‘Jane the Virgin’ Star Gina Rodriguez Returning to a Vegan Diet to Balance...

In a recent interview with Shape Magazine, actress Gina Rodriguez revealed her top secrets for how she manages her hectic schedule while staying fit, healthy, and dealing with her Hashimoto’s disease – a serious...

Certified Vegan and Vegetarian Food Labels Coming to the EU

Clear and consistent labeling for vegetarian and vegan food in the EU is underway. The European Commission says it has approved the move to develop labeling guidelines and will begin designing the labeling rules...
The Domino's Australia Facebook Page Goes Nuts Over Vegan Pizza Tease

Domino’s Pizza Hint That Vegan Cheese Will Be Added to Their Menu

Domino’s Australia announced on its Facebook page this morning that customers interested in vegan cheese could sign up to register their support for the option and then be among the first to know if...

Hollywood Bowl Goes Exclusively Veg for the First Time Ever Thanks to Morrissey

On November 10th and 11th, Morrissey fans in Los Angeles are in for double the treat. Those attending the Hollywood Bowl concerts will not only find themselves hypnotized by Morrissey’s unmistakable crooning – they’ll...
‘Just Try It’: Sir Paul McCartney Urges the World to Go Vegan

‘Just Try It’: Sir Paul McCartney Urges the World to Go Vegan

Sir Paul McCartney is hero to many – but the former Beatle is often known these days not just as a rock ‘n’ roll icon, but the guy from Liverpool (with great hair) who...

Veganism Could End Climate Crisis Within 40 Years, According to The Independent

 “Should we all go vegan to save the environment?” That’s the question posed by Jimmy Pierson, the UK director of ProVeg International, an organization focused on the reduction of global animal consumption. In an op-ed...
Montreal's Vegan Cheese Festival Sells Out

Canada’s Biggest Ever Vegan Cheese Festival Completely Sells Out

We're calling it -- 2017 is the year of vegan cheese. Between Miyoko's omnipresence, to Domino's launching vegan cheese pizzas in Israel, there wasn't much more we thought could melt our hearts. But just...

Spike Lee’s ‘It’ Girl DeWanda Wise and Husband Alano Miller are Vegan Couple Goals

Starring in the 10-episode Spike Lee directed forthcoming Netflix series based on his first major film, “She’s Gotta Have It,” is the stunning longtime vegan, DeWanda Wise ("Shots Fired", "Underground"). Wise and her husband, the...
Health Insurance Company to Offer Discounted Rates for Vegans

Leading Cancer Support Site Recommends Vegan Diet

Mesothelioma is an extremely rare type of cancer that results from exposure to asbestos. Just 14,000 people globally will be diagnosed with the disease this year, and it is often misdiagnosed by medical professionals...