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Biz Stone Explains Why Twitter’s Co-Founders Are Betting Big On A Vegan Meat Startup

Biz Stone Explains Why Twitter’s Co-Founders Are Betting Big On A Vegan Meat Startup | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
Even the most devout vegans and vegetarians have to admit that today’s meat substitutes are no substitute for the real thing. Some of them are tasty, but none actually have the same taste and texture of a piece of chicken, a burger, or a steak.
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Five Ways the FDA Has Failed Consumers on Genetically Engineered Foods

Five Ways the FDA Has Failed Consumers on Genetically Engineered Foods | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
Revolving door policy and lax to no regulation are a win for Monsanto and a loss for everyone else.
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Farmers of the World: “Stop Land Grabbing, Reject GMO Seeds, Develop Food Sovereignty!” | Humanitarian News

Farmers of the World: “Stop Land Grabbing, Reject GMO Seeds, Develop Food Sovereignty!” | Humanitarian News | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
Human Wrongs Watch By Via Campesina* - From March 26 to 30, the International peasant´s movement La Via Campesina will be at the World Social Forum, in Tunis – capital city of Tunisia.
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Girl Scouts Gone Vegan: Samoas - FitSugar.com

Girl Scouts Gone Vegan: Samoas - FitSugar.com | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
Girl Scouts Gone Vegan: Samoas
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Whether you know them as Samoas or Caramel deLites, these once-a-year treats are off limits if you're following a vegan diet.
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Vegan going Mainstream!  Vegan Girl Scout cookies, don't be left behind people get with it and go vegan!

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The Green PolkaDot Box™

The Green PolkaDot Box™ | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
A GMO-free membership club that ships organic and non-GMO food at wholesale prices directly to your door. Products for vegans, gluten-free, food allergies and health conscious. (Want to save up to 60% on Organic and Non-GMO Foods?
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Ships NON GMO products right to your door! 

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Pumpkin and Black Bean Burgers Vegan + Gluten-Free

Pumpkin and Black Bean Burgers Vegan + Gluten-Free | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
Pumpkin and black bean burger from Sweet Miscellany is gluten-free and vegan meal. Pumpkin puree is combined with smashed black beans and brown rice to make this vegetarian patty. It s heavily seasoned with garlic, cumin and coriander.
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GMO Initiative labeling in Washington 

GMO Initiative labeling in Washington  | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
join today and support I-522 Label It Wa in Washington that requires to label genetically modified foods in WA and how FDA approved GMO alfalfa and salmon (RT @OrganicLiveFood: #GMO initiative labeling in #WA &how frankenfish grown in ONLY 2weeks...
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Two cooking... | Facebook

Two cooking... | Facebook | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it

Dean Bracher wrote: Two cooking demonstrations about... Join Facebook to connect with Dean Bracher and others you may know. (Two cooking demonstrations about veganism and animal rights tomorrow. A chance to educate and inspire which is...

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Two cooking demonstrations about veganism and animal rights tomorrow. A chance to educate and inspire

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Poll: Are Ireland’s animal welfare laws strong enough?

Poll: Are Ireland’s animal welfare laws strong enough? | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
A number of cases recently have shown how badly some animals are treated by their owners – but are the punishments enough? (Just commented on @thejournal_ie: "Poll: Are Ireland’s animal welfare laws strong enough?
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Australians – Peta is Asking you to stand up and sign this Petition

Australians – Peta is Asking you to stand up and sign this Petition | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
TweetPin It (Peta Petition | Australian Cattle Trade | Animal Welfare | Paws for the News http://t.co/6w1V5gDOy3
...#BanLiveExports)
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Vilsack: Under Sequestration, USDA Cannot Avoid Furloughing Meat Inspectors | Food Safety News

Vilsack: Under Sequestration, USDA Cannot Avoid Furloughing Meat Inspectors | Food Safety News | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
RT @ForEffectiveGov: .@USDA Secretary Vilsack says that due to #sequester cuts, no choice but to furlough meat inspectors http://t.co/LUsNyuQQkH #foodsafety
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How convenient for them.... The US will cut its own inspections of its owned facilities (They own the factory farms through subsidy).

 

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Animal Rights Activists in China are fighting for the lives of 3000+ dogs » DogHeirs | Where Dogs Are Family « Keywords: dog rescue, chongqing dog rescue, china animal law, 3/2 chongqing dog saving...

Animal Rights Activists in China are fighting for the lives of 3000+ dogs » DogHeirs | Where Dogs Are Family « Keywords: dog rescue, chongqing dog rescue, china animal law, 3/2 chongqing dog saving... | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
  BEIJING (AP) — The head of an animal rescue center in China said Sunday that volunteers have rescued about 900 dogs that were being transported in poor conditions in a truck.
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It isn't just dogs in China for food and our fashion (most faux fur in the US is dog and cat fur from China).  The Chinese are poaching bear here in the US and Canada for gallbladders used in medicine and bile, it is estimated that 10% of Bear killed are killed by these illegal poachers. 

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Poultry processing plants are 'houses of pain,' says new report - Live 5 News

Poultry processing plants are 'houses of pain,' says new report - Live 5 News | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
Poultry processing plants are 'houses of pain,' says new report Live 5 News One of the interviewees described the average chicken processing plant as a "house of pain," where workers are under pressure to work at breakneck speeds, making them...
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Go Vegan and stop selling yourself on false benefits of these poor processed beings....

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MAPLight: Prop. 37 (GMO Labeling) - Funding Profile ($55M Raised)

MAPLight: Prop. 37 (GMO Labeling) - Funding Profile ($55M Raised) http://t.co/6PDx1YdZmk via @YubaNet
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Epigenetics Mechanism May Help Explain Effects of Mom's Nutrition on Her Children's Health / March 11, 2013 / News from the USDA Agricultural Research Service

Epigenetics Mechanism May Help Explain Effects of Mom's Nutrition on Her Children's Health / March 11, 2013 / News from the USDA Agricultural Research Service | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
#diet,#food,#eating Epigenetics Mechanism May Help Explain Effects of Mom's Nutrition on Her ... http://t.co/T92fIWJOHf HR Nutrition Update
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Meatless Monday Recipe: Za’atar roasted carrot salad with frisée + coconut yogurt labneh

Meatless Monday Recipe: Za’atar roasted carrot salad with frisée + coconut yogurt labneh | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
  A recent trip East inspired this  Meatless Monday recipe were Za'atar reigns supreme in the cuisine of this region.  Za'arar is a Middle-Eastern spice blend used to season almost everything ...
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Genetically Modified Crops Are The Cause Of Bee Population Decline

Genetically Modified Crops Are The Cause Of Bee Population Decline | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
The arguments and seriousness pertaining to the massive deaths and the decline of Bee colonies in North America. The cause of bee population decline.
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Why Vegan? Part Four: World Hunger, National Debt, & Your Colon

the fourth of a series of small nuggets about why veganism is boss. For more info and helpful links: http://www.bitesizevegan.com/ Requests: If you have a ve... (#give #hunger #news Why Vegan?
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The Vegetarian Resource Group Blog

The Vegetarian Resource Group Blog | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
RT @BookofOdds: @BigCityVegan Extraordinary! Odds an adult 18 or older Is a vegan:1 in 100. Was 1 in 229 in 2009. Fast growth!! http://t.co/s1lnPSFhln
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How Animal Welfare Harms Animals

How Animal Welfare Harms Animals | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
This post is basically a bite-sized summary of Animals, Property, and the Law. To get a more in-depth understanding of what’s discussed below, I’d highly recommend reading the book.   Animals ...
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Summary of Law

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Homeless man sends his dog for help, dog saves the day

Homeless man sends his dog for help, dog saves the day | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
One lucky man's best friend is a dog named Buddy. The homeless man, who's from a remote area in Washington state, suffered a medical emergency and had no way to call for help. He did, however, have his plucky pooch.
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OK! Magazine: First For Celebrity News :: Latest Celebrity News :: Leonardo DiCaprio launches new animal rights campaign

OK! Magazine: First For Celebrity News :: Latest Celebrity News :: Leonardo DiCaprio launches new animal rights campaign | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
OK! Magazine :: Latest Celebrity News :: Leonardo DiCaprio launches new animal rights campaign ::
Actor LEONARDO DiCAPRIO has asked his fans to sign a petition urging officials in Thailand to crack down on ivory trading.
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Meet Monsanto's number one lobbyist: Barack Obama

Meet Monsanto's number one lobbyist: Barack Obama | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
@BarackObama, my biggest disappointment in voting for you. GMO's & Monsanto. R u just another tool to big corp's?http://t.co/Mzid0OUEBv
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Gene Giants Seek "Philanthrogopoly" | YOUR FOOD, YOUR HEALTH: Latest on BiotechFood, GMOs, Pesticides, Chemicals, CAFOs, Industrial Food

Gene Giants Seek "Philanthrogopoly" | YOUR FOOD, YOUR HEALTH: Latest on BiotechFood, GMOs, Pesticides, Chemicals, CAFOs, Industrial Food | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
March 7, 2013 - ETC GROUP A report released today by ETC Group warns that 6 multinational Gene Giants control the current priorities and future direction of agriculture research worldwide.
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108 Years old Vegan (and counting...)

Loreen Dinwiddie, 108 years old vegan from Portland, Oregon, USA.
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