Tag Archive for vegan

Big News! Unilever Halts Animal Testing Worldwide on ALL Dove Products [by Jackie Day]

ShareHot on the heels of California’s ban on cosmetics tested on animals, Unilever just announced that Dove products will no longer be tested on animals, worldwide! “Animal testing for cosmetics has been banned in the EU since 2013, and we hope that an adoption of similar bans in other countries will accelerate the regulatory acceptance of alternative approaches and thereby… Read more →

It’s OFFICIAL! California Governor Signs Cruelty-Free Cosmetics Act into LAW! [by Jackie Day]

ShareWhile most of the attention was focused on chaos at the national level, something truly wonderful just happened at the state level today: California’s Governor Jerry Brown just signed SB 1249, the Cruelty Free Cosmetics Act into LAW! As I mentioned earlier, CA SB 1249 passed the CA Assembly unanimously, and the senate concurred.  All we were waiting on was… Read more →

Trader Joe’s Debuts Vegan Birthday Cake Popcorn and Other Fun Food for Fall! [by Jackie Day]

ShareGet ready to fall in love with these vegan goodies at Trader Joe’s! Vegan Pumpkin Joe Joe’s, Pumpkin O’s, Ghosts & Bats Crispy Potato Snacks, Fall Zucchette Pasta, Harvest Chili, and canned Organic Pumpkin for making homemade pumpkin pie! There’s a new vegan Birthday Cake Popcorn, complete with little colored sprinkles on the popped corn! And, vegan Candy Corn Popcorn, too! But… Read more →

California BANS the Sale of Cosmetics Tested on Animals! Bill Passes Unanimously! [By Jackie Day]

ShareBREAKING: California lawmakers just passed SB 1249, the Cruelty-Free Cosmetics Act!  The bill now heads to California Governor, Jerry Brown’s desk for signature! California State Assembly passed it unanimously, 80 to 0! And the Senate, concurred! Authored by CA Senator Cathleen Galgiani, and co-sponsored by the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine and Social Compassion in Legislation, SB 1249 will make… Read more →

After Over 100 Years in Captivity, Animal Crackers Set Free From Cages!

ShareThanks to animal rights activists, Barnum’s Animal Cracker boxes have a new look.  The cages are gone, and the animals are finally running free! The animals are no longer trapped on box cars en route to the circus. Why the change? Thanks to popular demand! People are starting to realize how horrifically cruel it is to trap wild animals and… Read more →

Homemade Vegan Red, White and Blue Fruit Popsicles to Beat the Heat!

ShareHere’s a quick and easy way to make festive 4th of July popsicles to take the edge off of the sweltering heat! Here’s all I did to make em’ For the blue and red sections, I simply used coconut water immersed with fresh fruit: strawberries for the red layer and fresh blueberries for the blue layer! The white middle section… Read more →

BREAKING: Vegan Cookies at Starbucks Nationwide Thanks To Popular Demand [Jackie Day]

ShareWe did it! Thanks to popular demand, today Starbucks launched vegan cookies in their bakery case nationwide!   Every time I go to Starbucks I ask if there’s anything “new” that’s vegan, and after asking for YEARS, today’s barista, who happens to also be VEGAN, replied, “We have a new vegan macadamia oat cookie! But it already sold out!” Music… Read more →

Federal Jury Awards $50 Million To Those Forced To Smell Feces Blasted Into Air

ShareYet another reason to ditch eating animals and enjoy a healthy plant based diet instead. Ten residents who lived by Smithfield’s factory farm were just awarded $750,000 in compensation, plus over $50 million dollars in punitive damages by a federal court in North Carolina. Smithfield is a Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation (CAFO), that raises – and kills – animals for… Read more →