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40th IVU International Congress/Vegfest - October 5-16, 2012

International Vegetarian Union | March 21, 12 at 03:14 AM

40th IVU International Congress/Vegfest - October 5-16, 2012

The 2012 IVU Congress/Vegfest will be in San Francisco and Los Angeles, California, USA:- to be hosted in SF by the SF Vegetarian Society at the County Fair Building in the Golden Gate Park. SFVS have been holding a locally-based...

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Middle East Veg Congress spotlights 'Diet Crisis'

International Vegetarian Union | December 7, 11 at 08:57 AM

Middle East Veg Congress spotlights 'Diet Crisis'

The Congress raises the issue of responsible marketing by the food industry and the need to create mass awareness in the community  December 7, Dubai UAE: “We are intricately linked to Mother Earth and hence what we eat and how...

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In France, eating animals becomes legal obligation - Veg*ns struggle for their freedom of conviction

International Vegetarian Union | October 12, 11 at 03:35 AM

In France, eating animals becomes legal obligation - Veg*ns struggle for their freedom of conviction

the cartoon captions:But yet I am vegetarian for the animals!But don't you care about food industries? "Veggie? No meat... No meal! From: Citizen Initiative for Vegetarians Rights [mailto:contact@icdv.info] Sent: 12 October 2011 04:41Subject: In France, eating animals becomes legal obligation....

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Meals For Health Honored at Major Los Angeles Event

September 11, 11 at 10:54 AM

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Meals For Health Honored at Major Los Angeles Event

On Saturday, August 28, EarthSave reps attended a gala evening where we received a generous donation to support our Meals For Health program! The event -- held at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium -- was a celebration of the 5th anniversary...

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The Big Veggie Survey

July 26, 11 at 11:17 AM

The Big Veggie Survey

What are the choices and challenges for vegetarians in 2011?What's it like being vegetarian or vegan in the world today? Is it easy, challenging, satisfying, fun? What's difficult and is there anything that could really make a difference? The Big Veggie...

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World News - IVU Online News - August 2011

IVU Online News | International Vegetarian Union | July 20, 11 at 01:52 AM

World News - IVU Online News - August 2011

  Updates on Veg Congresses in USA & China Thought Provoking Poster Vegetarian Week Contest Animal Activists Arrested in Spain Korean Animal Protection Law Passed Of Pandas and Cats Book News 1 Book News 2 Why People Stop Being Veg...

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Leading cause of death in Australia: Doctors prescribing meds

June 9, 11 at 11:06 AM

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Leading cause of death in Australia: Doctors prescribing meds

Medicine-related deaths are killing more people than heart attacks or cancer. And one in three prescriptions checked by a medication screening program had an error, according to a new book launched today. Around half a million Australians experience an adverse...

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All the latest from around the world - IVU Online News - June 2011

International Vegetarian Union | IVU Online News | May 17, 11 at 09:05 AM

All the latest from around the world - IVU Online News - June 2011

Exoneration for Our Austria Colleagues! The Global Veg Explosion San Francisco – Here We Come! IVU Revises Its Definition of Vegetarian Welcome to New IVU Members  The Environmental Case Against Meat Review of ‘Potato’ the Book Legumes Speak To Us...

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International Vegan Festival, June 2011, Spain

IVU Online News | International Vegetarian Union | April 21, 11 at 03:49 AM

International Vegan Festival, June 2011, Spain

Francisco Martin is a well-known name among veg activists worldwide. He is also the organiser of the 13th International Vegan Festival, to be held from Saturday 4 June to Sunday 12 June 2011 at Hotel Elimar, Rincón de la Victoria...

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Interview with IVU Historian

IVU Online News | International Vegetarian Union | April 21, 11 at 03:02 AM

Interview with IVU Historian

Supreme Master TV recently broadcast a three part mini-series on the "International Vegetarian Union and the Venerable History of Vegetarianism", based on interviews with John Davis, IVU Manager and Historian, during the 1st Mid-East Veg Congress in Dubai, December 2010....

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The Story Behind HappyCow

IVU Online News | International Vegetarian Union | March 25, 11 at 08:50 AM

The Story Behind HappyCow

Interview with HappyCow Eric Brent is founder & director of HappyCow.net, a global guide to vegetarian restaurants and health food stores. Eric kindly agreed to be interviewed for IVU Online News. What is the story of your own evolution as...

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VIVA! - Vegetarians International Voice for Animals

IVU Online News | International Vegetarian Union | March 21, 11 at 06:59 AM

VIVA! - Vegetarians International Voice for Animals

VIVA! - Vegetarian Voice for Animals - recently became an IVU member. Here‟s an interview with Tony Wardle who helped Juliet Gellatley to found VIVA! What is the story of your evolution as a vegetarian? I had a London-based TV...

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New Zealand VegSoc office destroyed by earthquake - please help!

International Vegetarian Union | via President, NZVS | March 4, 11 at 01:27 AM

New Zealand VegSoc office destroyed by earthquake - please help!

URGENT MESSAGE FROM THE CHRISTCHURCH VEGETARIAN SOCIETY On the 22nd of February at 12.51pm, a 6.3 magnitude earthquake hit the New Zealand city of Christchurch causing massive damage on an unprecedented scale. This has far-reaching effects not only in our...

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Vegan Soccer Club Owner Bans Meat for Players, Fans

February 28, 11 at 08:52 PM

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Vegan Soccer Club Owner Bans Meat for Players, Fans

Dale Vince is the owner of the Forest Green Rovers, an English football club based in Nailsworth, Glouchestershire. Vince, who became a major shareholder of the club in 2010, became the club chairman just three months after joining the organization....

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Dixie Mahy - 32 years vegan - 52 years veg

International Vegetarian Union | IVU Online News | February 26, 11 at 01:24 AM

Dixie Mahy - 32 years vegan - 52 years veg

Dixie Mahy is a member of the IVU International Council and president of the San Francisco Vegetarian Society: www.sfvs.org Dixie and her SF colleagues have kindly taken on the task of organizing the 2012 IVU World Vegetarian Congress to be...

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Prototype Vegans - earlier than you think...

The Vegan - Vegan Society | John Davis | February 4, 11 at 01:25 PM

Prototype Vegans - earlier than you think...

by John Davis, manager and historian of the International Vegetarian Union. - a double-page article for the Winter 2010 issue of The Vegan, magazine of the Vegan Society in the UK. Now on their website: We all know that the...

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East and Central Africa Vegetarian Congress, Nairobi, Kenya

IVU Online News | January 25, 11 at 06:55 AM

East and Central Africa Vegetarian Congress, Nairobi, Kenya

IVU Regional Coordinator for Africa, Emmanuel Eyoh sent the following report: We held the East and Central Africa Vegetarian Congress in Nairobi Kenya Dec 17-18, 2010. It was the 3rd vegetarian congress in Africa and the 1st outside West Africa....

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Germany Halts Sale of Poultry, Pork, Egg Due to Dioxin Contamination

huffingtonpost.com | January 8, 11 at 07:50 AM

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Germany Halts Sale of Poultry, Pork, Egg Due to Dioxin Contamination

Germany froze sales of poultry, pork and eggs from more than 4,700 farms Friday to stem the spread of food contaminated with cancer-causing dioxin, as fears grew that farmers could have been using tainted livestock feed for months. South Korea...

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13th International Vegan Festival, Malaga, Spain, June 2011

IVU Online News | International Vegetarian Union | December 23, 10 at 03:15 AM

13th International Vegan Festival, Malaga, Spain, June 2011

The Spanish Vegan Society (AVE) is hosting the 13th International Vegan Festival, which will take place in Malaga (Spain) from 4th to 12th June, 2011, and invites everyone to come and share some days in this wonderful event. The Festival...

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5th Asian Veg Union Congress to be held in Hangzhou, China

International Vegetarian Union | December 10, 10 at 11:04 PM

5th Asian Veg Union Congress to be held in Hangzhou, China

The 5th Asian Veg Union Congress to be held in Hangzhou, China 8th-9th November 2011The City of Hangzhou is one of the seven ancient capital cities in China. It has a population of 3.72 million and has a long history...

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