Category Archives: Vegans in the news

Vegans Represent at NYC People’s Climate March

I attended the People’s Climate March today but was only able to stay for the “assembly” portion as I had to get back to my office. I noticed a large vegan group displaying a banner that said “Compassion — Nonviolence … Continue reading

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Vegetarian (and Vegan) Comedians

Huffington Post highlighted 13 comedians who are vegan/vegetarian and vocal about it, some more than others.  Ellen DeGeneres recently launched Going Vegan with Ellen. (We note that Huffpo editors posted this in the comedy section and it’s cross-referenced in neither … Continue reading

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Heavy Metal Vegan

Today, I learned about the heavy metal vegan. (Hey, Geezer Butler of Black Sabbath is a vegan!) There are some great recipes there and the video shows you easy vegan sushi. Also see the Youtube channel.

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NPR Radio Show with Vegan Chefs and a Nutritionist

On Point, an NPR syndicated program, hosted a

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Associated Press Helps Spread the News

The influential news organization, The Associated Press, recently released an article titled “Vegan diets becoming more popular, more mainstream.” The article was picked up by dozens of local newspapers and websites. The author, Michael Hill, mentions more vegan restaurants, more … Continue reading

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PETA Names Bill Clinton Named Vegan of the Year

Happy New Year! PETA has named Bill Clinton Vegan of the Year for doing more to promote the lifestyle than anyone. Along with PETA, the Rotondi Foundation feels it is terrific that celebrities want to talk about and promote their … Continue reading

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Power Vegans

Business Week talks about the CEOs, movie stars, an ex-President, and other celebrities who have come out as vegan. One misnomer the article perpetuates is that veganism “isn’t cheap.” Vegans don’t need processed and expensive “fake meat” to get a … Continue reading

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NYC Walk for Farm Animals

On October 23rd, I participated in New York’s Walk for Farm Animals. Speakers included Farm Sanctuary co-founder Gene Baur, former basketball star and vegan activist, John Salley, and Joshua Katcher of The Discerning Brute. John Salley talked of how his … Continue reading

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Mimi Kirk, 71, Talks About Her Vegan Diet

Last year’s “World’s Sexiest Vegan Over 50” awarded by PETA last year turns out to be 71 years old (70 at the time)! Check out some of the interviews and talks Mimi Kirk gave after winning the award.

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Beef Industry Fighting Back

The NCBA issued a statement in protest of a contest sponsored by the USDA and first lady Michelle Obama which encourages kids to come up with their own meat-free recipes. Saying the contest contributes to the “misconception that meat is … Continue reading

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