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After Success With Vegan Meatballs, IKEA Launches Vegan Hot Dogs! Pinch ME!

ShareYep, it’s true! What’s good for our health and the environment, is good for business, too! Vegan hot dogs just launched at IKEA in Sweden, and according to today’s announcement IKEA plans to expand their new “veggie dog” to IKEA Bistros in Europe starting this August, with other countries to follow! “With the new veggie hot dog, we can inspire… Read more →

Is California About To Ban The Sale of ALL Cosmetics Tested On Animals?

ShareLooks promising! A bill to prohibit the sale of cosmetics tested on animals was just introduced in the California State Senate! The California Cruelty-Free Cosmetics Act (SB 1249) was introduced by Senator Cathleen Galgiani (D-Stockton) and comes on the heels of Hawaii introducing a similar bill last month. The act would make it unlawful for any cosmetic manufacturer to knowingly import… Read more →

The Reason WHY Euthanasia Drugs Are In Dog Food and What YOU Can Do About It

SharePentobarbital is the drug many animal shelters use to kill animals, so what in the heck is it doing in dog food?  Well, those dead homeless or abandoned family “pets” are often scooped up by companies who grind them up, and turn them into “pet” food. Los Angeles alone sends out about 200 tons of dead “pets” to be sold out… Read more →

Ben & Jerry’s Announces MORE New Vegan Ice Cream Flavors!

ShareYou asked for it, and they delivered! Thanks to the growing demand for more vegan ice cream, Ben & Jerry’s just announced two NEW vegan flavors today! Cinnamon Buns A “cinnamony-rich, streusel-swirled & dough-loaded!”  Oh, YUM!!! and.. Peanut Butter Half Baked A “peanut buttery version” of their “famous Half Baked creation” aka: a “full-fledged non-dairy P.B. & chocolate concoction filled… Read more →

Public Health Warning: Avoid ALL Romaine, Likely Coated With Feces

ShareOver the past several weeks, 58 people have become ill in the United States and Canada, likely from eating romaine lettuce tainted with E. coli. One person has already died. The Canadian government confirmed that the sudden outbreak of E. coli infections is linked to romaine lettuce. Meanwhile, the United States Center for Disease Control is still trying to figure out… Read more →

Popular Demand Lands Vegan Burgers In ALL TGI Fridays Nationwide!

ShareThanks to consumer demand, Beyond Meat’s vegan “Beyond Burgers” will now be served at ALL TGI Fridays United States locations. WOW.  That’s 469 restaurants, scattered across the country, where hungry folks will now be able to pull over for a tasty, hearty, satisfying, and convenient vegan meal! A meal that’s better for our health, the animals and the environment, too!… Read more →

If Fish In Your Champagne Sounds Gross, Try These Vegan Bubblies Instead!

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 →

Beyond Meat Reveals Missing Link: Cruelty-Free Vegan Sausages!

ShareBeyond Meat has done it again! Introducing… vegan Beyond SAUSAGES with less fat, less sodium, less calories (yet more protein!) than sausages made from animals. A win-win for all!  And the environment, too! How did they do it? Well, like their scrumptious vegan Beyond Burgers – sold in over 5,000 supermarkets across the country – their sausages get a tint… Read more →

Whole Foods Market 365 Says “Goodbye!” to Meat Counter, Adds Vegan Restaurant!

ShareThere are no fish or meat counters in Whole Foods Market’s new 365 location, but there IS a new vegan burger joint, complete with all the fixin’s! I was invited to attend the pre-launch media event at the new 365 location in Concord, California, and couldn’t have been more anxious to check it out.  Although 365 still sells animal products,… Read more →