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Vegetarianism &Veganism

The veggie burger's ascent: Momofuku includes vegan "Impossible Burger" on menu

This summer W Magazine’s article “With the Launch of the Impossible Burger, Veggie Burgers Are Officially In,” the pop culture magazine declared that we are now in the “era of eating vegan.” Why? Because David Chang added an animal-free patty to his menu at Momofuku Nishi in New York.

NY Times article neglects to make connection between animal agriculture and climate change

A front page article in the New York Times on Sep. 8 titled “Terrifying Path of Climate Crisis Weighs on Obama” details the President’s concerns about the alarming threat that climate change poses to the world and highlights how we are already feeling the disastrous consequences.

Tennis Star, Novak Djokovic, Opens Vegan Restaurant in Monte Carlo

We have a huge cheer today for the number one tennis player in the world, Novak Djokovic, who recently debuted his vegan restaurant Eqvita in Monte Carlo where he lives!

Toronto animal activist to begin trial for giving pigs water on slaughter truck on hot day

The hashtag #StandWithAnita has emerged this week as the trial of animal rights activist Anita Krajnc began in an Ontario court.

According to the Washington Post, on a hot day in June las

Some Olympians Run on Plants

One of the highlights of the 2016 Olympics for us at Friends of Animals has been learning about the various vegan athletes who are participating.

Join us at the 2016 Cleveland VegFest

We hope you’ll come out and join us at the 2016 Cleveland VegFest this Saturday, May 7th at the Cleveland Convention Center! Stop by the Friends of Animals table to check out our t-shirts, cookbooks, tote bags and more.

FoA to take the stage at NYC’s Vegetarian Food Fest

Friends of Animals’ Campaign’s Director Edita Birnkrant will take the main “apple” stage Saturday, May 7, at 5:10 p.m. at the NY Vegetarian Food Festival to give a presentation challenging the “humane” myth of animal agriculture and its overall negative impact on the environment and wildlife.

Happy Earth Day!

From all of us here at Friends of Animals, Happy Earth Day! Check out our tips for creating a meaningful and impactful celebration today: 

Friends of Animals to be Featured at 2016 Conscious Eating Conference

Edita Birnkrant, FoA’s Campaigns Director, will be a featured speaker at the Conscious Eating Conference hosted by United Poultry Concerns and held at: David Brower Center in, Berkeley, CA on Saturday, March 19! Registration opens at 9 AM and Friends of Animals will also have a table with literature and merchandise as well.

Vegan Recipes for Super Bowl Sunday

No matter what your team’s colors are on Super Bowl Sunday, we can help your party be “green”— earth and animal friendly, that is—with some vegan recipes, including a vegan chili and cornbread from Friends of Animal’s own cookbooks, and