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Wendy’s Canada Quietly Debuts Plant-Based “Plantiful Burger”

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Wendy’s tests new plant-based burger in Canada With the ongoing vegan buzz around fast-food chains like Dunkin’ and Burger King, it looks like Wendy’s might finally be catching up by testing a plant-based burger in Etobicoke, Ontario. After an advertisement for the burger was spotted in Ontario, we followed up with several stores in the region where workers informed us …

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McDonald’s Vegan Burger Debuts in Chicago

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As demand for plant-based food increases, McDonald’s makes a vegan burger option available on its menu. Join us in asking the fast food chain to make a vegan burger available nationwide. A coalition of animal rights organizations has long asked McDonald’s to make changes for birds suffering in its supply chain. Tactics include a video ad seen by millions in Times …

Simple Makeup Looks for Fall with Ecco Bella Organic Beauty

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Fall is here again. Cooler weather and festive occasions call for bolder looks, but you don’t have to be a makeup artist or a beauty guru to achieve them! Ecco Bella Organic Beauty offers vegan makeup that’s organic and cruelty free. The colors in the range – from earthy taupes to vibrant reds – are made from highly pigmented flower …

Vegan Health & Intimacy Products

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Did you know that it is common to test on animals and incorporate animal byproducts in the production of condoms, tampons, and pads? Luckily, cruelty-free options are easy to find! Switching to vegan health and intimacy products improves the lives of animals, humans, and the planet, and there are plenty of options. We’ve compiled a list of some of the …

How to be a Cruelty Free Ballet Dancer

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A guide to buying vegan ballet shoes, pointe shoes and character shoes Guest blog by Erika Wilkinson, COK Outreach Intern & a vegan ballet dancer Traditionally, ballet shoes and pointe shoes have suede soles. But suede, that soft material, is actually the  underside of the skin of an animal. This means that most ballet shoes are NOT vegan, but don’t …

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McDonald’s Chicken: Activists Demand Better Treatment for Birds

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Last Sunday, more than 220 activists gathered at McDonald’s in Los Angeles to protest the terrible treatment of birds in McDonald’s chicken supply line. The demonstration was part of a coalition led by The Humane League, Animal Outlook, Animal Equality and Mercy For Animals to encourage the fast food giant to implement meaningful standards that would eliminate some of the …

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Black Bean Slider is Latest Vegan Item At White Castle

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Black bean slider is newest vegan menu item at White Castle Vegan is the hottest thing in fast food right now. Due to customer demand, Taco Bell and Chipotle have even created guides to choosing among their many vegan options. Craving a burger instead? White Castle just unveiled its new black bean slider, a second meatless option on the menu …

Big News in the Big Top: Ringling Bros. Shuts Down

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In a history-making and headline-grabbing announcement, Ringling Bros. has told the world that it’s closing down (officially this May) after more than 140 years in business. Why? Reasons cited by the Big Top giant include declining attendance over the years as well the public’s changing view on the use — and abuse — of animals in entertainment.   Indeed, this …