This week’s vegan news: Nike launches a new line of vegan shoes made from trash, called “Space Hippie.” Joaquin Phoenix’s Oscars speech made Lena Dunham go vegan, and Lewis Hamilton praises the actor for his activism. The FDA will allow the adoption and transfer of healthy, retired lab animals to sanctuaries.

Wersut Seguni’s Indonesian Traveling Dolphin Circus, known as the “world’s cruelest dolphin circus,” will no longer travel with its captive dolphins. Muscle Food is selling “make your own” vegan bacon kits. Tim Hortons is launching vegan almond milk at all its Canadian locations.

Vegan eggs are now being served in college, healthcare facilities, and corporate cafeterias throughout the U.S. Trader Joe’s is developing vegan milk chocolate bars.

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