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Show your pride in your veggie lifestyle by marching in the 2011 Veggie Pride Parade in New York City!  For more details click here!

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Animals Need Our Help in Japan

on March 20, 2011

The PETA Animal Emergency Fund needs our help in aiding animals affected by the devastating earthquake in Japan.  The Fund is helping animal shelters and veterinarians in administering medical care as well as distributing pet food and supplies to those in need.  Please consider donating to this worthy cause!

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March is Time for Meatout!

on March 2, 2011

On (or around) March 20, people all over the United States and dozens of other countries will celebrate Meatout!  Meatout is the world’s largest grassroots diet education campaign.  Supporters of Meatout educate their communities about eating a meat-free diet and its benefits.  For more information check out the Meatout’s website.  Also find out more about [...]

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Mercy For Animals recently debuted their 12 minute film Farm to Fridge which exposes the horrible treatment of farm animals raised for human consumption.  Narrated by vegan actor James Cromwell, this film gives viewers a realistic picture of what goes on at egg, dairy and veal farms, as well as poultry slaughterhouses and fish slaughtering [...]

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Kathy Freston’s new book, Veganist: Lose Weight, Get Healthy, Change the World, was #1 on Amazon for most of last week.  After her visit on the Oprah Show for Oprah’s vegan challenge news of her book spread quickly.  Find out more at the Huffington Post website.

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Recently Oprah and 378 of her staff members joined up with Kathy Freston, author of Veganist: Lose Weight, Get Healthy, Change the World, for a one week vegan diet challenge!  Read more about the challenge here.

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Sodexo, a premier food services provider, has launched a new Meatless Monday campaign in the U.S..  The company, which serves 10 million customers daily, will be pitching their campaign to their hospital, education, government, and corporate clients around the country.  Find out more.

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On Saturday, January 22, 2011, more than 22,000 people demonstrated against factory farming, genetic modification technology, and mass food production in Berlin, Germany.  Find out more here.

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On December 13th Food and Wine Magazine posted a discussion of the plant-based documentary Forks Over Knives on their “Mouthing Off” blog.  Learn more here.

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On Monday, December 13, President Obama signed the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 into law.  The act aims to provide all children with healthy food options.  Read more here.

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