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Plant-Based, Protein-Packed Foods

Worried that as a vegetarian or vegan, you won’t get enough protein? With tons of plant-based protein-rich foods available, getting enough protein in your diet is actually a cinch. You might be surprised to learn that protein can be found in a variety of sources, including grains, beans, lentils, nuts and seeds, vegetables, and even fruit! Just […]
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Vegan Fair in Texas This Fall

Funnel cakes, corn dogs, and deep-fried s?mores may seem like the least veg-friendly foods imaginable, but this autumn, Texans will be treated to veganized versions… Read full article at www.vegnews.com
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The Vegan Bucket List

As you can imagine, around the PETA office, I’m always hearing about the latest and greatest vegan events, experiences, and food. It’s hard to make time for it all, but here at PETA, you don’t have to twist our arm to do that research for you. 😉 Here are some “bucket list” items straight from […]
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Superfood Brownies

Superfood Brownies Ingredients (use vegan versions): 1/2 (14 ounce) can beans (can reserved) 1/2 (14 ounce) can water (scant 1 cup) 1 small, very ripe banana 1 cup flour 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1/4-1/2 cup sugar 1 tablespoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons coffee (or more water, nondairy milk, or preferred liquid) […]
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Kids Watch Unhealthy Food Ads

Most of the food commercials children are exposed to are for unhealthy products, according to a new study from the University of Illinois. Researchers calculated that… Read full article at www.vegnews.com
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Bittman’s Veg App

Mark Bittman, food journalist and best-selling author of Food Matters: A Guide to Conscious Eating, has released his second app for the iPhone, based on his cookbook… Read full article at www.vegnews.com
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Pesticides on the Side, Please

The Relationship between Consumerism and America’s Food System. A Report by Liz Blair What do you get when you combine thiabendazole, phosmet, carbaryl, diazinon, and phosalone?  Many would say it sounds like a 7th grade science experiment.  This chemical experiment, however, is being performed upon humans. There are over 36 carcinogens, neurotoxins, and other harmful […]
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A Swiss Company Writes…How Can Zein Be Approved for Food Use in the European Union? What Are E Numbers?

by Jeanne Yacoubou, MS VRG Research Director A Swiss company that buys and sells raw materials intended for food use in the European Union (EU) recently wrote The VRG asking about getting the corn protein, zein, approved for food use in the EU. The VRG recently wrote an article on zein: http://www.vrg.org/blog/2010/12/13/zein-used-for-shellac-biodegradable-coatings-diapers%E2%80%A6 Because zein is […]
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Factory Farming Protest

On Saturday, January 22, 2011, the second day of the International Green Week food and agriculture fair, more than 22,000 people demonstrated against factory farming… Read full article at www.vegnews.com
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Veg Labeling

The Middle East Vegetarian Group (Meveg) have called on the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to implement a mandatory “veg” symbol on food products in order to clearly… Read full article at www.vegnews.com
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