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Chicken Meat Demand Drops

A new report indicates that the number of chickens raised and killed for meat at the end of this year has decreased because of a lower demand for meat. The latest report … Read full article at www.vegnews.com
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VRG in the News

A selection of news articles from the last few days that we’ve been featured in: Vegetarians, vegans face special challenges when traveling (USA Today) 6 Things Oprah Viewers Should Know About Veganism (Kathy Stevens, Huffington Post) Is it healthy for my 12-year old to be a vegetarian? (The Globe and Mail) Read full article at […]
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VRG in the News

Thank you to VRG’s Nutrition Advisor Reed Mangels, PhD, RD, who was interviewed during the past few months by these media: Philadelphia Daily News on becoming vegetarian, Every Day with Rachael Ray magazine on children’s vegetarian menus, the Health Direct health and wellness publication, the NPR Science Desk on tips for parents raising vegetarian children, […]
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Canada declares BPA toxic

On October 13, Canada formally declared the chemical Bisphenol A (BPA) a toxic substance. Canada first proposed in 2008 to declare BPA toxic, and has only now… Read full article at www.vegnews.com
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May 2010 VRG-NEWS online

The May 2010 issue of VRG-NEWS is being emailed out now, and is also available online. VRG-NEWS is our free, monthly email newsletter which offers recipes, ingredient information, reviews of new products, announcements of new books, free samples of products, events, and highlights of materials that are available through VRG… Read full article at www.vrg.org
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Win One of Five Nature’s Gate Gift Baskets

The path of true beauty—from the inside out—leads to Nature’s Gate. With 30 years of experience in crafting great products from natural ingredients, the personal-care pioneer has been on PETA’s list of cruelty-free companies for more than two of those decades. Caring consumers can enjoy the entire line of terrific Nature’s Gate products with a […]
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American Airlines Restricts Its Vegetarian Meal Option

American Airlines Restricts Its Vegetarian Meal Option by Jeanne Yacoubou, MS VRG Research Director We recently received an email from a vegetarian couple who frequently flies on American Airlines business class. They expressed frustration about the lack of vegetarian meals served on most flights. They told us that they usually are served nothing at all […]
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Reminder: Applications for VRG’s $5,000 College Scholarship Due Feb 20

Each year, VRG awards $10,000 in college scholarship money to two high school seniors who have promoted vegetarianism in their schools/communities ($5,000 to each). The deadline – February 20 – is right around the corner, so if you want to apply, or know someone who should apply, click here for more information.
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Bacteria in Factory Farms

On Tuesday, CBS Evening News’ Katie Couric investigated the human-health risks associated with the use of antibiotics in factory farming. The report specifically focused on… Go to Source
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