Twelve Vegan Summer Essentials

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With the weather heating up now summer has arrived, several products are essential to have for the warmer months. Sandals, sunscreen, bug spray, ice cream – the list goes on and on. Many of these products are tested on animals or contain ingredients derived from animals. While enjoying your summer barbeques, trips to the beach, and everything in between, please …

Five Health Benefits of a Plant-Based Diet

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Whether vegan for the animals, the environment, or your health, reducing meat and dairy consumption has a myriad of health benefits. Studies show that a plant-based diet can be the healthiest approach to eating, with wide-ranging effects that extend to almost every aspect of our health. Here’s five ways plant-based eating positively impacts our bodies: #1 Reduced risk of cancer …

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Memorial Day Weekend: BBQ Season Begins

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There’s something about Memorial Day weekend that just spells SUMMER. And for me, summertime has always been about spending as much time as possible poolside, lingering with family and friends into the cool evening hours — which means lots of opportunities for grilling outdoors.  In contrast to Texan barbecues I later encountered during my days in Houston and Austin, the …

5 Tips for the Traveling Vegan

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With Covid restrictions loosening up, a lot of us are traveling again after nearly two years on hiatus. So, maybe our gadabout practices — from packing to planning — are a little rusty. And, whether new to the vegan scene (our most recent VegWeek first-time pledgers!) or a seasoned vegan, perhaps we’re feeling a little stressed at the thought of …

Five reasons to take the 7-Day VegPledge

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VegWeek, happening this year from April 18 – 24, is  a great opportunity to celebrate Earth Week and to explore the powerful benefits of eating vegan. By participating in VegWeek you’ll not only be helping the awesome animals we share our planet with., but you’ll be benefiting your body and the environment. Will you join us?  Here are five reasons …

Bravo Packing: The Dirty Business of Pet Food Slaughterhouses

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Bravo Packing’s years of flouting food safety laws just caught up with it and the slaughterhouse’s latest legal troubles are in part due to laboratory testing Animal Outlook conducted on the company’s raw dog food in late 2020. Bravo Packing (not Bravo Pet Foods), a family-owned slaughterhouse in southern New Jersey that slaughters cows for dog food and horses for …

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VICTORY: IHOP Testing Vegan Breakfast Sandwich

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After more than two years of campaigning by Animal Outlook and Vegan Outreach, and thousands of petition signatures later, IHOP is testing its first vegan breakfast sandwich. The sandwich, dubbed the Plant-Based Cali and made with Just Egg and Sweet Earth vegan sausage, is now available at one Flip’d by IHOP location in New York City. This is a huge …