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Chloe Coscarelli FIRED from “by Chloe” Vegan Restaurants; Investor Wants To Sell Meat

ShareAn arbitrator has ruled that it’s A-OK to fire Chef Chloe Coscarelli and sever all ties with the vegan co-founder of “by Chloe” restaurants, allowing the financial backer to move forward with opening non-vegan restaurants. According the the Wall Street Journal, Chloe said she will “protect the integrity of my brand,” but for now at least, ESquared Hospitality, owner of… Read more →

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 →

Ammon Bundy and Other Malheur Wildlife Refuge Gunmen ARRESTED

Share25 days after the hostile take over the Malheur Wildlife Refuge, Ammon Bundy and several others have been arrested. FBI agents, Oregon State troopers and other law enforcement agencies stopped Bundy and others while they were en route to a community meeting about 70 miles away from the refuge. Shots followed, although at this time it’s unclear as to who fired… Read more →

Hampton Creek’s Just Mayo can Keep Its Name, says FDA!

ShareHampton Creek just scored big today, along with the animals, the environment and global health too! The company, which continues to expand at a momentous speed, hit a bump in the road when it received a warning letter from the FDA last August. The agency believed Hampton Creek was misleading consumers by labeling their eggless product “Just Mayo” because mayonnaise is… Read more →

SeaWorld to End One Orca Show, but will Still Keep and Use Whales for… Another Show

ShareAmidst sinking stock, SeaWorld announced today that it is phasing out its orca show. At first glance, this seems like a huge victory for the animals. But let’s take a closer look at the move which is undoubtably a response to the ongoing and ever increasing outrage over the treatment of the captive whales. While some folks are celebrating the… Read more →

After 256 years, Guinness Goes Vegan!

ShareAfter 256 years, Guinness is finally taking the fish out of their beer! For centuries, the Irish brewery used isinglass (aka: fish bladders!) to filter out yeast particles from their stouts. They’re currently in the process of installing a new filtration system at St James’s Gate brewery in Ireland, and once that’s complete, the beer will officially be fish-free, and 100%… Read more →

VegNews Magazine’s Legal Battle is Over! Publication Resumes!

ShareHere’s a little bit of good news for folks like me who really missed their monthly delivery of VegNews Magazine! After a long legal battle between the magazine’s two co-founders, Colleen Holland has created a new company called Fresh Healthy Media, and now owns all assets of VegNews Magazine.  And it’s up and running again! Holland acknowledged the lack of… Read more →

Sad Day for Ducks! Judge Overturns Foie Gras Ban in California – Tubes, Force-Feeding & Expanding Livers from Out-of-State Producers Ruled A-OK

ShareIt’s a sad day for ducks and geese. You know – ducks and geese – the ones most of us fed breadcrumbs to as a kid.  The ones who float around on a lake, or stream, and stick their cute feathered bottoms up in the air when they dip their heads down into the water. The ones who in the… Read more →

National Geographic Photographer Arrested while taking Pictures of Cows on Factory Farm

Share This STINKS! George Steinmetz, a freelance photographer who has covered over 31 stories for National Geographic, was arrested for “trespass,” along with his assistant, while shooting aerial photographs for a series of stories on food issues that will appear in the magazine next year. Guess what he was taking pictures of? Cows on a factory farm feedlot in Kansas.… Read more →

Stores busted for selling REAL fur despite being labeled “Faux”

Share BREAKING NEWS TONIGHT: A Southern California news station broadcasted their undercover investigation of stores which claimed to sell “faux” fur. Salespeople at stores, which included Burlington Coat Factory, Ross, and Loehmann’s, ALL asserted that items labeled “faux fur” were NOT real fur… but a fur expert took the items apart and confirmed that despite the label, they ARE real… Read more →