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Kelly Osbourne Speaks Out About Antibiotics in Farmed Birds

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More celebrities are paying attention to what they put on their dinner plates. Talk show host Kelly Osbourne recently blogged about the Vogue article ‘Chicken Coup’ and how it made her rethink her daily dietary habits. Continue reading

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Ask the Vegan: What Can I Use in Place of Eggs? Plus…A Giveaway!

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Eggs are good for one thing…hatching cute little baby chicks. Beyond that, while they have traditionally been used for scrambling, binding, leavening, and thickening foods, I am happy to inform you that there are better, healthier, more ethical ways to prepare your dishes. Continue reading

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U.S. Congress and American Consumers Dethrone Another “King”

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History was made on June 20, 2013 when the full House rejected the Farm Bill advanced to the floor by House leadership.The main reason why the bill was rejected was because of the “King amendment,” which would have have repealed numerous state laws on animal protection. Authored by Rep. Steve King, R- Iowa, this amendment would have undermined the laws that ensured humane treatment of farm animals instituted in California and other states. Continue reading

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Going Above and “Beyond Eggs” to Save the Earth

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One company at the forefront of the sustainable eating movement is Hampton Creek Foods, with their flagship product “Beyond Eggs.” Hampton Creek Foods is a food technology company that develops plant-based egg ingredients. Hampton Creek Foods believes that if food companies use their product they will “reduce costs, attract more customers, and embed sustainable innovation into their supply chains.” Hampton Creek Foods is an amazing company because they are showing other food companies how easy (and cost effective) it is to produce sustainable foods. Continue reading

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The Future in Foods: Veganism In the Lab?

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Flax and chia eggs may be a thing of the past, as Hampton Creek Foods’, a San Francisco-based laboratory, has seventeen scientists working tirelessly to create a flawless egg alternative. Hampton Creek is one of many venture capital-backed startups trying to engineer dietary alternatives that are better for the planet, healthier for people, and save the lives of animals. Who knew that the next step of the clean-food movement would be taking place in labs?
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