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1 hr ago | Albany Times Union

Group: NYC vegan-friendly, wins veggie sculpture

The New York skyline rendered in vegan-friendly vegetables attracts attention outside of New York's City Hall, where The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals declared that New York is the nation's most vegan-friendly city, Wednesday Sept. 17, 2014.

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1 hr ago | CBS Local

PETA Names NYC Nation's Most Vegan-Friendly City

To mark the occasion, PETA presented City Council members with a Manhattan skyline replica carved from vegetables, complete with a Chrysler Building made of radishes. "New York has really gone for the green," Dan Mathews, Senior Vice President of PETA, 1010 WINS.

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1 hr ago | WTEN-TV Albany

NYC named nation's most vegan-friendly city

The famed skyline was rendered in vegetables on Wednesday as part of an award given by an animal welfare group. The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals declared that New York was the nation's most vegan-friendly city.

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4 hrs ago | Serious Eats

Who Knew Vegan Cookies Could Be So Good? New Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough From Hampton Creek is Solid

I was standing in front of the ordering counter at Pal's Takeaway , over on 24th and Hampshire in San Francisco's Mission District, and had decided to undertake a bit of impromptu taste-test while waiting for my sandwich to be made. That morning I'd been at the offices of Hampton Creek , an alternative food startup which, with over $23M in funding, is quite possibly the best-funded vegan food startup in the world.

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Related Topix: Baked Goods, Life, Cookies, Dessert, Food, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Bread

5 hrs ago | UPI

Swiss government: Vegan diet bad for kids

Switzerland's public health office is warning the country's vegans that their dietary choices "can cause serious harm" to young children. The public health office issued a statement directed at the country's estimated 80,000 vegans -- those who abstain from consuming meat or any other animal products -- warning that a vegan diet can lead to a vitamin B12 deficiency in young children.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Vegan, Family, Kids, Vitamin B12, Supplement

9 hrs ago | Denver Westword

Tiffin's Dishes Up Bolder Indian Street Food in Boulder

When Tiffin's opened on Arapahoe Avenue in Boulder three years ago, the fast-casual restaurant was completely vegetarian. Over time, the menu has grown from a focus on the street food of southern India, adding more familiar -- at least to Front Range palates -- curries, kabobs and biryanis.

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13 hrs ago | Times Herald-Record

Taking center stage: Misunderstood tofu star of mini sandwiches

These delightful little Gingery Tofu Sliders are stacked with flavorful pan-fried tofu, avocado, kimchi and more, in the style of Vietnamese banh mi.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Avocado, Dining, Baked Goods, Bread

Tue Sep 16, 2014

The Capital-Journal

Letter: Healthy lunches are important

Traditionally, the USDA had used the National School Lunch Program as a dumping ground for surplus meat and dairy commodities. Children consumed animal fat and sugary drinks to the point one-third of them have become overweight or obese.

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Related Topix: United States Department of Agriculture, US News, Life, Food

The Washington Post

Dona t let buzzwords lead you to bad food

If it says it's organic, gluten-free, vegan, kale-infused, protein-rich and goji-laced, it's got to be good for you, right? These buzzwords line grocery store shelves these days, and, yes, some of these products are good for you. But some are less so, says Cheryl Harris , an Alexandria-based dietitian.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Fruits, Vitamin C, Supplement, Nutrition, Home Gardening, Home, Health

Deming Headlight

Baxter Black: Whatever happened to plants' rights?

BEWARE CONNOISSEURS! A new discovery may change the way America eats! Love your broccoli? Savor your home-grown tomatoes? Would give your eye-teeth for a blueberry pie? This discovery could create sweeping protests and black markets like marijuana has never seen! PLANTS FEEL PAIN! That's right, PLANTS FEEL PAIN! Science has discovered, that a relative of the cabbage plant was proven to be sensitive and react to an insect chewing on it by increasing its "chemical defenses." Silly, you say? How silly do you think the Humane Treatment and Endangered Species congregation takes this new opportunity? Selected species of fungi, coral and insects have already been declared endangered.

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Related Topix: Entomology, Science, Life, Food, Vegetables

The Courier Mailer

La Vida Veggie opens in Beaverton with Latin-inspired vegan, gluten-free fare

But a lot has changed since then. On Aug. 30, Solano, a 31-year-old Beaverton mom, opened La Vida Veggie , a Latin-inspired cafe that specializes in organic, raw, vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free dishes.

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Switched

11 Vegetarian Ramen Bowls So Divine, You Won't Miss The Meat

Ramen is a delight. It's the perfect bowl of somethin' somethin' to warm up your bones on chillier days.

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The Town Talk

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Couvillon: An education about eggs The incredible edible egg. Why does this food often receive such a bad rap? Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: http://www.thetowntalk.com/story/life/2014/09/15/couvillon-education-eggs/15698477/ Eggs are high in sulfur, an essential nutrient, and one of the richest sources of the B-vitamin, choline, which helps lower inflammation, promotes normal cell activity, liver function and helps transport nutrients throughout the body.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nutrition, Macular Degeneration, Health, Life, Food, Dieting

Examiner.com

Tastefully vegetarian

Brooklyn locals and visitors, with distinguished palettes, not only enjoy fine dining, but also revel in the joys of finding a new eatery that they can call their regular. It is particularly gratifying when that includes a spot with healthier vegetarian options.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

Examiner.com

A full belly without feeling hungry: Simmer a pot of vegetarian chili stew

Feeling full and knowing you have a wonderful home-cooked meal that won't leave you feeling hungry soon after eating turns into a great choice for dinner. This recipe is prepared like chili but also eats like a stew .

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Fremont Bulletin

Recipes: Delicious vegetarian stir-fry

Those who want to try a vegetarian dish with some zing should consider the following recipe for spiced vegetable stir-fry courtesy of Hugo Arnold's "The Wagamama Cookbook" . Drain the soaked wakame and roughly chop.

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Examiner.com

Yakkity Yak - We'll Probably Go Back

The Himalayan Yak nestled in the heart of Queens is very much a hidden gem. Fusing cuisines from Tibet, Nepal, Bhutan and India, I have never been disappointed with the food coming out of the kitchen.

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Stuff.co.nz

Where to find Sydney's best pho

Sydney loves a food trend. We all adore tucking into the must-eat dish, snack or ingredient of the moment.

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Daily Star

Peta to roll out controversial vegan adverts on London busses

Peta, the people for the ethical treatment of animals, will be covering the back of London busses with this image from October. It The bus seems to almost tip over but, look closely, and you'll see it's just an optical illusion.

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OregonLive.com

Meatless Monday is not an evil vegetarian plot

The meat industry has a serious case of the Mondays. A growing number of school districts, including ones in Los Angeles, San Diego and Miami, are committing to keep meat off the menu for one day a week to combat childhood obesity.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Education Etc., Agriculture, Science, Dripping Springs, TX, Nutrition, Opinion

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