Los Angeles to Ban Fur

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Los Angeles city council members unanimously voted today to move forward a proposal to ban fur within city limits—which, when written into law, would make the city the largest in the country to ban the animal product. The proposal was put forth…

Alicia Silverstone Honored with Animal Hero Award at Celebrity-Packed Vegan Gala

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Clueless actress Alicia Silverstone was honored with the Hope Award at the “Hidden Heroes Gala” this weekend in Los Angeles. The annual event is organized by animal-rights group Mercy For Animals (MFA) to honor individuals working to end the exploitation of farmed…

Plant-Based Foods Lobby Group Launches in Canada

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New industry organization Plant-Based Foods of Canada (PBFA) recently formed to support the regulatory and market interests of plant-based companies. PBFA—a division of industry association Food & Consumer Products of Canada—will work with governments and leading stakeholders to promote innovation and growth,…