The 11 Best New Vegan Products Coming in 2019

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Vegan products dominated this year’s Natural Products Expo West, the world’s largest trade show for all things related to natural living, and VegNews editors sampled them all. Out of thousands of innovative and game-changing products, we awarded our 12th annual Best of…

New York Bill Pushes to Ban Fur by 2021

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This month, New York assemblywoman and animal-rights activist Linda Rosenthal introduced new legislation that would ban the sale and production of fur statewide by 2021. “Increasingly, consumers are looking to make ethical and sustainable purchases—fur is neither of those,” Rosenthal said. “The…

China Takes Major Step Toward Ending Animal Testing

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This month, Chinese authorities announced post-market animal testing would no longer be a requirement on finished domestic or imported cosmetic products. Chinese agency Gansu Province National Medical Products Association made the announcement, which applies to pre-market testing on cosmetic products. According to…

Vegetarian Resource Group Kid’s Essay Contest Winner

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The latest issue of Vegetarian Journal includes the 2018 Vegetarian Resource Group Essay Contest Winning essay written by Audrey Watson. Read her essay here: https://www.vrg.org/journal/vj2019issue1/2019_issue1_essay_contest.php Enter the 2019 Vegetarian Resource Group Kid’s Essay Contest! The deadline is May 1, 2019 and details…

Vegan Race-Car Driver Leilani Münter Retires from the Track After 18 Years

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Vegan race-car driver and environmental activist Leilani Münter recently retired from professional driving after 18 years. Münter—who is known for wrapping her race car in bold vegan messages—made history in 2014 when she became the first driver to get to all her…

Vegan Jewish Food Takes Center Stage in Queer Film The Bra Mitzvah

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Vegan food made by Jewish pop-up Mort & Betty’s was featured both on-set and on-camera during the production of new film The Bra Mitzvah. The short film, written and directed by LGBTQ activist Stacy Jill Calvert, follows the growing pains of 12-year-old…