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Ringling Brothers Circus To Close Forever: A Dark Era Of Animal Abuse Comes To An End

ShareOften pegged as the “Cruelest” Show On Earth, Ringling Brothers has announced it’s shutting down its circus forever. After 146 years, Feld Entertainment’s sadistic obsession with forcing animals to jump through rings of fire, has come to an end. Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus will no longer be dragging lions, kangaroos, tigers, camels, donkeys, alpacas, and llamas from state to… Read more →

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5 Vegan Champagnes To Bring In The New Year Because No One Wants Dead Fish In Their Flute

ShareDid you know Champagne can only be labeled as such if it’s made in the Champagne region of France? That’s why you’ll find so many “Champagnes” are labeled as “Sparkling Wine.” Unless a winery received prior approval granted over a decade ago, these bubblies can’t just be labeled “Champagne.” If you want to label it as Champagne today, and it’s not… Read more →

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Best Foods Plasters The Word Vegan All Over Its New Mayo

ShareUnilever’s lawsuit against Hampton Creek over the use of the word “Mayo” for an eggless mayonnaise is old news. But the new label on Unilever’s Best Foods “Mayo” is super cool new and fantastic news, and I’m darn tootin’ happy about it! Best Foods new “mayo” aka: carefully crafted “spread” label screams VEGAN louder than any Hampton Creek label, I assure… Read more →

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What’s Vegan at Trader Joe’s for the Holidays?

ShareWell, the Trader Joe’s Turkey-less Stuffed Roast available at Thanksgiving may be gone, but there’s still loads of vegan holiday goodies at T.J.’s.  Let’s take a peek! Candy Cane Joe Joe’s These are like Oreo’s, but better! (I used to devour the vanilla Joe Joe’s!). The downside? They contain palm oil.  And they’re not healthy; buzz kill, I know. The… Read more →

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SeaWorld Tanks Hundreds of Jobs As Folks Ditch Watching Captive Orcas

ShareSeaWorld, or more aptly “Pool World” as some call it, announced it’s laying off hundreds of workers due to an ongoing plunge in attendance. Thanks to the relentless advocacy efforts of those who care, and documentaries such as The Cove and Blackfish, the truth is out: Forcing orcas to do tricks for kicks in small tanks – for their entire lifetime… Read more →

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Tyson invests $150 million in Search of Food Better Than Its Own: It’s Shopping Vegan!

ShareTyson.  You know, the largest “processor” of cows, pigs and chickens in the United States. The company with a history of horrific animal abuse, before the kill. Well, today it announced the launch of a $150 million dollar investment in search of alternative proteins and other products “to sustainably feed a growing world population.” They already bought 5% of Beyond… Read more →

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Bank Of England Is Trying To Get Dead Animals Out Of Their Money Thanks To Vegans

ShareAn odd and gruesome discovery was made in England this week, as the Bank of England confirmed they put dead animal by-products into their £5 bills. According to the Bank of England, there is “tallow in the polymer pallets used in the base substrate of the polymer £5 notes” which means everyone is carrying around animal fat in their wallets. It… Read more →

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Vegan Books For The Holidays On Sale Right Now For Black Friday Weekend and Cyber Monday

ShareA My Vegan Journal reader asked if I was having a Black Friday sale on my new book, The Vegan Way: 21 Days to a Happier, Healthier, Plant-Based Lifestyle That Will Transform Your Home, Your Diet, And You. St. Martin’s Press at Macmillan handles the distribution and sales, so I have no control over the price, however, there are LOTS… Read more →