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Top 10 Vegan Moments at Natural Products Expo West 2017!

ShareOh, where to begin? It’s always a challenge narrowing down my “top” vegan moments at Expo West, the largest natural products expo in the world! New Hope Network produced another record-setting event this year, with over 80,000 attendees and loads of new vegan stuff! The big consumer trends include a call for healthier food, and the desire to know the… Read more →

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Tech Company Introduces Meat Made From Animals, Without Killing Animals: Will You Eat It?

ShareMemphis Meats, a San Francisco Food-Tech company just announced the successful development of chicken and duck meat made from real birds. What’s the hook? No animals were bred, nor slaughtered, to produce it. The chicken and duck meat is made from the cells of live animals, but they don’t kill any animals to get them. Memphis Meats extracts cells from… Read more →

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Vegan “Meat” Wins Top Spot At Trader Joe’s Customer Choice Awards

ShareBecause beef? Well, it’s not for dinner. At least not according to the masses who shop at Trader Joe’s.  When asked to select their very favorite “meat,” Trader Joe’s customers selected TJ’s Soy Chorizo as their favorite! Not only is it yummy, it has no cholesterol and 60% less fat than non-vegan chorizo.   Yep, that’s right.  Despite a super… Read more →

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Tyson Fires 10 Employees for Animal Abuse, Invests In Vegan Company

ShareTyson, the largest “processor” of cows, pigs and chickens in the United States, just invested in Beyond Meat, a 100% vegan company. The purchase of 5% of shares comes on the heels of multiple investigations and documentation of horrific animal abuse; the move will undoubtably make many vegans shudder. Every time you buy a Beyond Meat product, part of your… Read more →

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10 [ vegan ] Things to be Happy About Right Now

ShareWriting about Ellen DeGeneres’ transgression from vegan to selling animal parts last week was more than a bit of a downer. I know sometimes folks slide backwards if they’re just in it to improve their health, or to protect our environment (both great reasons, btw!), but when people go vegan because they make the connection and don’t want to harm… Read more →