Dairy Drops Suppliers After Years of Surplus

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A Pennsylvania dairy has cut ties with 11 out of 85 of it’s milk suppliers. Galliker’s Dairy had been running on a surplus for years, incurring significant financial losses after being unable to sell all the milk produced by its suppliers.

By eliminating 13 percent of its suppliers, Galliker’s Dairy will now produce 2 million fewer gallons of milk this year. It currently produces 14.5 million gallons.
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Vegan Athlete Sets World Record

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Sara Lee, a competitor for the vegan non-profit bodybuilding organization PlantBuilt, set the world and American records for kettlebell at the 2017 Naturally Fit Games in Austin, TX on June 3rd. Continue reading “Vegan Athlete Sets World Record”

8 Easy Steps to Go Vegan

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Whether you do it for ethics or your health, going vegan is one of the best decisions you will ever make. With every bite of food you take, you will be healing your body and taking a stand against animal cruelty.

When you’re at square one, altering your lifestyle can be a bit overwhelming. Don’t worry though! With the right tips, you’ll be cruising through your new vegan life like a pro.

Follow these steps to become a confident and thriving vegan.
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James Cameron to Release Vegan Documentary

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Award-winning director and vegan environmentalist, James Cameron, is the executive producer of The Game Changers, a vegan documentary aimed at challenging the myth that humans need to eat meat in order to survive.

The film, which is set to release later this year, will “introduce the world to elite athletes, special ops soldiers, visionary scientists, cultural icons, and everyday heroes—each on a mission to create a seismic shift in the way we eat and live,” according to the film’s website.
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Doctors & Nurses Go Vegan to Teach Patients

As plant-based diets become more popular, there has been a shift in the acceptance of their health benefits among the medical community.

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics asserts that eating vegan is “appropriate for all stages of the life-cycle” and that plant-based foods are “healthful, nutritionally adequate, and may provide health benefits for the prevention and treatment of certain diseases.”

At the Kaiser Permanente Fresno Medical Center in California, they’re taking it one step further by providing doctors, nurses and patients with the tools they need to eat a more plant-based diet.
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McDonald’s Debuts Vegan Burger

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McDonald’s recently unveiled a vegan-friendly burger in their Norway locations. The Veggie McSpice burger is made of vegetables, red kidney beans, cayenne pepper, and ground cumin, among other ingredients. It’s topped with iceberg lettuce, tomato sauce and cheese all between a vegan bun. You’ll need to ask them to hold to cheese to veganize it.
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