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This School Is The First In the World to Use Synthetic Frogs for Dissection

This School Is The First In the World to Use Synthetic Frogs for Dissection

J.W. Mitchell High School in New Port Richey, Florida is using realistic, "SynFrogs" to replace dead animals. It is the first in the world to use synthetic frogs for ethical dissection. Tampa-based company SynDaver specializes...
There’s Now a ‘Frye’ Festival and It’s Perfect for Hungry Vegans

There’s Now a ‘Frye’ Festival and It’s Perfect for Hungry Vegans

When there's nothing vegan on the menu, French fries are nearly always there. They've saved hungry vegans on multiple occasions, and now, a festival celebrating the ultimate fallback food is coming to Florida. Tallahassee is...
Disney World Is Now Powered By More Than 500,000 Solar Panels

Disney World Is Now Powered By More Than 500,000 Solar Panels

Disney World has unveiled a huge new 270-acre solar farm, consisting of half-a-million 50 megawatt solar panels. To put that in perspective, the farm is nearly twice the size of the Magic Kingdom Park. Reportedly...
Commercial Greyhound Racing Ban Passes In Florida Following ‘Overwhelming’ Voter Support

Commercial Greyhound Racing Ban Passes In Florida Following ‘Overwhelming’ Voter Support

Florida voters cast a ballot for compassion tonight in the midterms, electing to ban greyhound dog racing in the state. Amendment 13 was a landslide victory for the state with a 69-31 decision to end...

Ellen DeGeneres, Uzo Aduba, and Owen Wilson Fight to End Florida’s Greyhound Racing Industry

Owen Wilson, Ellen DeGeneres, and Uzo Aduba, along with more than two dozen other celebrities, recently banded together in a fight against the dog racing industry, signing a letter that encourages those in Florida...
Universal Studios Adds Vegan Options to 7 Restaurants

Universal Studios Adds Vegan Options to 7 Restaurants

Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida has added vegan options by Impossible Foods, Beyond Meat, Gardein, and Follow Your Heart to its menus in seven restaurants. Mike Blue Media, a blog dedicated to Florida's theme parks,...
SeaWorld to Pay $5 Million for Misleading Investors After Blackfish Documentary Exposed Animal Cruelty

SeaWorld to Pay $5 Million for Misleading Investors After Blackfish Documentary Exposed Animal Cruelty

Once again, marine mammal park SeaWorld is in hot water. Over recent months, the company has lost its CEO, support from a large number of key industry partners including the airline WestJet and travel...
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Vegan Cafe DaJen Eats Wins Best Caribbean Restaurant in Orlando

DaJen Eats, an Eatonville vegan cafe and creamery, has won the title of Best Caribbean Restaurant in Orlando, Florida. Run by founder and CEO Jenn Ross, the eatery started its journey in a humble gas station and...

Miami-Dade Public Schools Expand Vegan Lunch Options for New School Year

Miami-Dade County Public Schools, the fourth-largest school district in America, has revamped its menus to include more vegetarian and vegan school lunch options. The Floridian district, which includes more than 460 schools, aims to...
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New Vegan Restaurant Green House Modern Vegan Kitchen to Bring Plant-Based Cuisine to Tampa

A new vegan restaurant, which aims to transform the way diners see plant-based food, is expected to open in Tampa's Seminole Heights neighborhood, Creative Loafing Tampa reports. Called Green House Modern Vegan Kitchen, the new vegan eatery is the...
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Florida Firefighters Battle for Best Vegan Dishes in Plant-Based Cook Off

During the “Stand Down for Safety” week held last month in Coral Springs, Florida, Baptist Health South Florida partnered with the Humane Society of the United States to bring two-days worth of plant-based culinary...

New Florida Law Prohibits Animal Abusers From Owning Pets

A new Florida law, dubbed “Ponce’s Law,” will allow judges to issue a ban that prohibits animal abusers from owning pets after conviction for animal abuse. The law will also increase the chance of...

Miami’s First Ever All Vegan Food Hall Launches in Coconut Grove

Miami’s first vegan food hall, V Shops, has launched in Coconut Grove. The dining venue currently hosts two vendors, a quick service restaurant, Choices Café, and Neo’s Blender, a smoothie bar for children. V Shops...

Vegan Caribbean Café Moving to Brick-and-Mortar Restaurant in Florida

Popular vegan Caribbean restaurant, DaJen Eats Cafe & Creamery, is packing up and moving into a brick-and-mortar restaurant in Eatonville, Florida. DaJen Eats announced the move in an Instagram post, sharing the company's humble origin story....

New All-Vegan Market Opens in Florida

A new all-vegan market and café, Vegan Fine Foods, is set to celebrate its opening in Fort Lauderdale, Florida this weekend. The mayor and mayor pro tem will be in attendance at the opening. Vegan...
Florida Medical Center Becomes First in the State to Introduce a Plant-Based Menu

Florida Medical Center First in State to Introduce a Plant-Based Menu

A medical center in West Palm Beach, Florida, has become the first medical facility in the state to offer patients plant-based menu options. The Good Samaritan Medical Center hopes to become a national leader...

Former Chef for Blink-182 and Ellie Goulding to Open Vegan Deli

Orlando, Florida, is about to get an exciting new vegan deli next April with the opening of the Heirloom Deli. Mary Mattern, half of this vegan eatery's founding pair, is a vegan chef who has...

Florida College Launches Plant-Based Culinary Program

McFatter Technical College in Florida has recently begun its first ever plant-based culinary course this August, that the program's creator believes might be the first of it’s kind in the state. Chef Patti Lang,...