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Going off the milky way - India goes vegan

telegraphindia.com | via IVU | July 5, 10 at 11:55 AM

Going off the milky way - India goes vegan

More and more Indians are turning vegan. Some are even opening new businesses to help those who shun dairy products, reports Varuna VermaThe temple priest was surprised. It's not often that devotees refuse the curd-based prasad - but here was...

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Serbia - Freedom for Animals interview

International Vegetarian Union | July 3, 10 at 09:55 AM

Serbia - Freedom for Animals interview

Katica Spasic is vice president of the IVU affiliated Serbian organisation Freedom for Animals. Additionally, she is a veterinarian who also trained as a nurse. Her hobby is writing, including writing for the "Healthy life" ("Zdrav život") magazine in Serbia...

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Latest - Jakarta World Veg Congress interview

Indonesia Vegetarian Society | via IVU | July 2, 10 at 02:53 AM

Latest - Jakarta World Veg Congress interview

Roeddy Zeng (pictured right with his son) is one of the main organisers of the 2010 IVU World Vegetarian Congress to be held in Jakarta from 1-6 October, with an excursion to Bali from 7-9 Oct. Roeddy kindly agreed to...

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Everest Women's 7 Summit Team GOES VEGAN!!

International Vegetarian Union | June 24, 10 at 03:17 AM

Everest Women's 7 Summit Team GOES VEGAN!!

PRESS RELEASE: EVEREST WOMEN'S SEVEN SUMMITS ECO-ACTION   In July 2010 a team of nine Nepali women will begin the first international leg of a tour that will see them climb seven of the highest peaks on each of the...

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40,000 deaths a year in UK due to junk food

telegraph.co.uk | June 22, 10 at 06:01 AM

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40,000 deaths a year in UK due to junk food

More than 40,000 Britons are dying unnecessarily every year because of high levels of salt and fat in their diets, the Government's public health watchdog Nice has warned.   The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (Nice) says that...

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1er Seminario Subregional "Vegetarianismo & Salud"

UVLA - Unión Vegetariana Latinoamericana | via IVU | June 21, 10 at 09:09 AM

1er Seminario Subregional "Vegetarianismo & Salud"

1er SEMINARIO SUBREGIONAL "VEGETARIANISMO & SALUD"Sabado 3 de julio de 2010 - 8 a 17hsSalón Asunción del Hotel Guaraní Esplendor(Oliva e/ Independencia Nacional)*Organiza*: Unión Vegetariana del Paraguay (UVPy) *Apoyan*: Asociación de Graduados en Nutrición (ASPAGRAN) - InternationalVegetarian Union (IVU) -...

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Singapore Health Minister Adopts Plant Based Diet

Vegetarian Society Singapore | via IVU | June 17, 10 at 06:55 AM

Singapore Health Minister Adopts Plant Based Diet

Singapore's Health Minister, Mr KHAW Boon Wan, recently had heart surgery. Upon returning to work, he blogged about his new diet.Here's the relevant paragraph:Second: I have adopted a fully plant-based diet plan, avoiding all meat, not even fish or dairy...

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India: Bangalore goes vegan

mybangalore.com | International Vegetarian Union | June 12, 10 at 03:57 PM

India: Bangalore goes vegan

Bangaloreans jump on to the band - VEGAN! There's a variety of items on display - things like samosas, pasta salad, hummus and chocolate cake, all vegan. It is the Bengaluru Vegan group's monthly potluck meet where like-minded people get...

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VegVoyages Expands for 5th Anniversary

PR Newswire | International Vegetarian Union | June 8, 10 at 02:02 AM

VegVoyages Expands for 5th Anniversary

VegVoyages Expands Vegetarian Travel Services to Honor Fifth Anniversary Now vegetarians and vegans can explore more of Asia with ease... VegVoyages, a travel company that specializes in vegan and vegetarian travel, today announced new trips in honor of its fifth...

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British Medical Journal: Swine Flu "pandemic" was declared by WHO experts on payroll of company that sold vaccine

June 7, 10 at 08:17 AM

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British Medical Journal: Swine Flu "pandemic" was declared by WHO experts on payroll of company that sold vaccine

In an example of how the corporate oligarchy runs the governmental aperatus of many of the world's countries, the British Medical Journal (BMJ) reports how the H1N1 (Swine Flu) was declared a "pandemic." The BMJ reveals that experts at the...

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Mongolian Vegetarians Rebel Against Meat Culture

International Vegetarian Union | June 4, 10 at 05:28 AM

Mongolian Vegetarians Rebel Against Meat Culture

[photo: diners at a vegan 'Loving Hut' in western Mongolia] An unlikely vegetarian movement is taking root in Mongolia, where livestock outnumber people 14 to 1, and annual meat consumption tops 200 pounds per person. The first vegetarian restaurant in...

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20th anniversary edition of The Sexual Politics of Meat

International Vegetarian Union | June 3, 10 at 02:45 AM

20th anniversary edition of The Sexual Politics of Meat

The 20th anniversary edition of The Sexual Politics of Meat, by Carol J. Adams, has now been released. Here's a link to Carol's website with information on the content of the book: www.caroljadams.com/spom.html The new edition contains a foreword by Nellie McKay,...

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3o Congresso Vegetariano Brasileiro da SVB

International Vegetarian Union | June 2, 10 at 08:26 AM

3o Congresso Vegetariano Brasileiro da SVB

Vem aí o 3o Congresso Vegetariano Brasileiro da SVB - 16 a 19 de setembro em Porto Alegre. Não dá para perder! Por que Porto Alegre? É verdade que Porto Alegre não tem as lindas praias de Floripa, as 300...

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Language and the meat industry

IVU Online News | Arran Stibbe, PhD | May 29, 10 at 04:54 AM

Language and the meat industry

Language's Role in Promoting Vegetarianism Arran Stibbe, PhD, is a senior lecturer in English Language at University of Gloucestershire, UK. He kindly agreed to be interviewed for IVU Online News - for the full June 2010 issue see: www.ivu.org/news/online/June_2010.pdf 1. Hi Arran....

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Exclusive Arabic Vegetarian Evening in Abu Dhabi!!

Sandhya Prakash | May 28, 10 at 03:18 AM

Exclusive Arabic Vegetarian Evening in Abu Dhabi!!

Middle East Veg Group (MEVEG) presents For the first time in UAE Exclusive Arabic Vegetarian Evening !! In association with XING in Abu Dhabi Date - 29th May (Saturday) Time - 6.00pm to 8.30 pmVenue : AL SAJ Cafe &...

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Seminar for Health Professionals

Bob LeRoy, via IVU | May 28, 10 at 02:15 AM

Seminar for Health Professionals

Dear Friends--As many of you know, I've been working toward a long-range goal of establishing 2 permanent annual continuing-education-credit-awarding conferences for health professionals, regarding prevention of degenerative diseases through eating choices. I'm thrilled to announce that the first gathering of...

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UK National Veg Week launches video for parents of veg kids

ParentChannel.tv | via IVU | May 24, 10 at 05:57 AM

UK National Veg Week launches video for parents of veg kids

National Vegetarian Week in the UK - May 24-30, 2010 - kicks off with a video aimed at parents of children who choose to be vegetarian. Click here to watch the video on the host website, ParentChannel.tv: parentchannel.tv/video/choosing-be-vegetarian - and here for more...

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Vegan Students Association of Togo, Africa

Mokafo-Brhom Yeleneke | via IVU | May 18, 10 at 11:47 AM

Vegan Students Association of Togo, Africa

[Togo is a small French-speaking country in west Africa, between Ghana and Nigeria]             I am Mokafo-Brhom Yeleneke, the president of vegan students association of Togo. Recently we organised some activities spreading veganism to population...

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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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