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Kat has been writing about veganism, environment, and sustainability for five years. Their interests include over-analyzing the various socioeconomic forms of oppression, how that overlaps with veganism, and how the media in all of its forms reflects the current culture.



This week’s vegan news, now featuring COVID-19 updates: Vegan Grammy-award winner Billie Eilish and her mom have launched a vegan charity to feed the front lines and those in need. Vegan meat sales have surged by nearly 280% due to the coronavirus pandemic. Keegan Kuhn, co-director of the 2017 documentary “What The Health,” is making a documentary that links pandemics to factory farming. China’s dairy imports are expected to fall by the double-digits as a result of COVID-19. Lewis Hamilton has compared self-isolation during the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak to the lives of animals in captivity.

The Mexican Senate unanimously passed a bill banning animal testing for cosmetics. Actor Jack Black is ditching red meat for the planet. This startup is growing vegan bacon from mushrooms.

A new study outlines the environmental damage of butter versus plant-based spreads. Shenzhen is now the first city in China to ban the consumption of dog and cat meat.

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BILLIE EILISH & Mom Launch a VEGAN Charity
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BILLIE EILISH & Mom Launch a VEGAN Charity
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This week's vegan news, now featuring COVID-19 updates: Vegan Grammy-award winner Billie Eilish and her mom have launched a vegan charity to feed the front lines and those in need. Vegan meat sales have surged by nearly 280% due to the coronavirus pandemic. Keegan Kuhn, co-director of the 2017 documentary “What The Health,” is making a documentary that links pandemics to factory farming. China’s dairy imports are expected to fall by the double-digits as a result of COVID-19. Lewis Hamilton has compared self-isolation during the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak to the lives of animals in captivity. The Mexican Senate unanimously passed a bill banning animal testing for cosmetics. Actor Jack Black is ditching red meat for the planet. This startup is growing vegan bacon from mushrooms. A new study outlines the environmental damage of butter versus plant-based spreads. Shenzhen is now the first city in China to ban the consumption of dog and cat meat.