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All The News -- May 2010

KFC: Buy a pink bucket of breast cancer (to "cure" cancer? yeah, right)

huffingtonpost.com | John Robbins | May 17, 10 at 06:48 PM

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KFC: Buy a pink bucket of breast cancer (to "cure" cancer? yeah, right)

We live in a world of profound contradictions. Some things are just unbelievably strange. At times I feel like I've found a way to adapt to the weirdness of the world, and then along comes something that just boggles my...

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WorldFest - Eco Hero Kids (VIDEO)

youtube.com | May 17, 10 at 01:24 PM

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WorldFest - Eco Hero Kids (VIDEO)

While at WorldFest yesterday, we came across this group of 12-and-under singers and dancers, all of whose performances were centered on a message of environment, ecology, etc. They were just adorable, and you'll get a kick out of this number,...

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Research links pesticides with ADHD in children

yahoo.com | May 17, 10 at 07:05 AM

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Research links pesticides with ADHD in children

A new analysis of U.S. health data links children's attention-deficit disorder with exposure to common pesticides used on fruits and vegetables. While the study couldn't prove that pesticides used in agriculture contribute to childhood learning problems, experts said the research...

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World Health Org and UN recommend populations eat plant-based diets

May 16, 10 at 05:44 PM

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World Health Org and UN recommend populations eat plant-based diets

"Households should select predominantly plant-based diets rich in a variety of vegetables and fruits, pulses or legumes, and minimally processed starchy staple foods." Says who? Say experts from the World Health Organization and the Food & Agriculture Organization of the...

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What We Think Is What We Get!

familyhealthguide.co.uk | Walter Jacobson MD | May 16, 10 at 09:36 AM

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What We Think Is What We Get!

"Life isn't fair." "Life is a crap shoot." "Some people get all the breaks." "It's not what you know, it's who you know." "The secret to success is being at the right place at the right time." These are some...

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Damian Aspinall's Amazing Gorilla Reunion (VIDEO)

youtube.com | May 16, 10 at 09:09 AM

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Damian Aspinall's Amazing Gorilla Reunion (VIDEO)

Remember the story of Christian the lion, who was raised in an apartment in England, returned to the wild?  The two men who raised him returned to visit him in the wild years later -- and Christian the lion recognized...

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UK Govt puts you on "terrorist suspect" list if you order vegetarian when flying

dailymail.co.uk | May 16, 10 at 08:59 AM

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UK Govt puts you on "terrorist suspect" list if you order vegetarian when flying

Police secretly investigated the travel habits, family, friends and backgrounds of 47,000 innocent people last year after they bought plane tickets to fly into and out of Britain. The intrusiveness has provoked fury among civil liberties campaigners and now may...

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John Davis of the International Vegetarian Union receives 24 Carrot Award

vegparadise.com | May 13, 10 at 09:22 AM

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John Davis of the International Vegetarian Union receives 24 Carrot Award

Vegetarians in Paradise presents the 24 Carrot Award to an outstanding person or organization that endeavors to practice or promote education, natural health, wholesome nutrition, and ecology techniques for the mutual benefit of humans, animals, and the earth. Vegetarians in...

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Leona Lewis' Plan To Launch Veg-Friendly Clothing

musicrooms.net | via IVU | May 13, 10 at 02:35 AM

Leona Lewis' Plan To Launch Veg-Friendly Clothing

Leona Lewis' Plan To Launch A Line Of Vegetarian-Friendly Clothing"I want to do a vegetarian range of clothing. I haven't had time to properly focus on it, I'm still designing," says Lewis.The animal-rights advocate refuses to wear leather, fur, suede,...

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VIDEO: How well do you know your vegetarian history?

vegsource.com | Jeff Nelson | May 12, 10 at 10:49 PM

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VIDEO: How well do you know your vegetarian history?

John Davis is Manager of the International Vegetarian Union (IVU). Recently John and his lovely wife, Hazel, visited us in Los Angeles. John has long been researching the history of IVU along with general vegetarian history. The result is about...

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"Not Milk?": Dairy Petitions the FDA to Block Labels Like "Soy Milk" on Non-Dairy Products

findlaw.com | SHERRY F. COLB | May 12, 10 at 02:38 PM

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"Not Milk?":  Dairy Petitions the FDA to Block Labels Like "Soy Milk" on Non-Dairy Products

At the end of April, the National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) petitioned the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to stop producers of non-dairy food from using terms such as "milk," "cheese," "ice-cream," "sour cream," and "yogurt" on their product labels....

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Industrial meat comes with antibiotics and endocrine disruptors - but going veg lowers toxins immediately

grist.org | Tom Laskawy | May 12, 10 at 12:21 PM

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Industrial meat comes with antibiotics and endocrine disruptors - but going veg lowers toxins immediately

A few years ago, scientists released one of the first studies to examine how diet can affect your exposure to toxic substances. In that case, researchers had a group of Seattle schoolchildren eat an organic diet for five days a...

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Veggie Sunday UK

International Vegetarian Union | May 9, 10 at 01:42 AM

Veggie Sunday UK

photo: a mobile vegan restaurant in a London bus: www.veganroutes.org UK Sunday papers, May 9, 2010:National Vegetarian Week kicking off Betty Calls Time - at 90Terre à Terre, Brighton - 5 star review from The Independent on Sunday With National...

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Report from SE Asia Veg Congress

Indonesian Vegetarian Society | Telaga Sutji | May 7, 10 at 04:30 PM

Report from SE Asia Veg Congress

Report from SEAVC, 20-21 March 2010The 4th Southeast Asian Vegetarian Congress, Tour and Expo 2010 has successfully been organised and concluded. Held in Medan (the capital city of North Sumatra Province of Indonesia), the Congress was attended by some 1,000...

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UK: First Green MP - vegetarian

Telegraph.co.uk | via IVU | May 7, 10 at 10:17 AM

UK: First Green MP - vegetarian

General Election 2010: first Green MP hails victory for 'the politics of hope'The leader of the Greens, Caroline Lucas, thanked voters for "putting the politics of hope above the politics of fear" as she was elected to become her party's...

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Got Dairy? Not On These Pizzas! Tofurky Goes into Frozen Pizza Biz

Tofurkey | May 7, 10 at 08:54 AM

Got Dairy?  Not On These Pizzas! Tofurky Goes into Frozen Pizza Biz

Turtle Island Foods, makers of the popular Tofurky brand, is introducing the first frozen 100% Vegan Cheese Pizza in the country - a new line that has already won the coveted VegNews Best of Show Award at the Natural Products...

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U.S. facing 'grievous harm' from chemicals in air, food, water, panel says

washingtonpost.com | May 7, 10 at 08:04 AM

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U.S. facing 'grievous harm' from chemicals in air, food, water, panel says

An expert panel that advises the president on cancer said Thursday that Americans are facing "grievous harm" from chemicals in the air, food and water that have largely gone unregulated and ignored. The President's Cancer Panel called for a new...

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Yeojin Bae veg fashion designer

Vogue | via IVU | May 7, 10 at 03:01 AM

Yeojin Bae veg fashion designer

IF the forthcoming season is all about dressing like a lady in sumptuous fabrics and buying clothes set to last a lifetime, Yeojin Bae's collection is one way of doing it with an individual edge.Based in Sydney, the Korean designer...

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Opera's veg superstar: Juan Diego Flórez heir to Pavarotti

The Independent | via IVU | May 7, 10 at 01:02 AM

Opera's veg superstar: Juan Diego Flórez heir to Pavarotti

Juan Diego Flórez came late to classical music, preferring instead pop and Elvis Presley. Following appearances at La Scala and Covent Garden, he was anointed as the new Pavarotti, but Jessica Duchen discovers that the world's favourite tenor is his...

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UK: Actor Martin Shaw petitions to save veg cafe

BBC | via IVU | May 6, 10 at 10:52 AM

UK: Actor Martin Shaw petitions to save veg cafe

Actor Martin Shaw has backed a campaign to save a vegetarian cafe in Worcestershire from closure.The star of Judge John Deed (and Inspector George Gently) and a staunch vegetarian has signed a petition calling for St Ann's Well Cafe in...

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