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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 →

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Every Bite You Take And Every Dollar You Spend Casts A Vote For The World You Wish To Live In

ShareYep, it’s true.  You don’t have to wait another four years to cast a vote, or change the world. Every bite you take, and every dollar you spend, casts a vote for the type of world you wish to live in. Consider this: The Environment Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs) – AKA, factory farms, produce over a billion tons of… Read more →

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How To Eat Vegan At Taco Bell

ShareLet’s face it.  Sometimes even the healthiest of vegans need to grab some fast food on the go when there’s little time to spare. Thankfully, we’ve got lots of options!   As I note in my new book (hot off the press!!): The Vegan Way: 21 Days To A Happier, Healthier, Plant-Based Diet That Will Transform Your Home, Your Diet And… Read more →

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Macmillan Launches The Vegan Way By Jackie Day Into Bookstores Nationwide

ShareSeizing the opportunity to capture the ever growing interest in all things vegan, St. Martin’s Press at Macmillan has published The Vegan Way: 21 Days to a Happier, Healthier, Plant-Based Lifestyle That Will Transform Your Home, Your Diet and You by Jackie Day (oh, hey! that’s me!). This week’s launch follows the success of Macmillan’s plant-based “How Not To Die”… Read more →