Recipes and Tips for a Vegan Thanksgiving

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Whether you’re calling it Thanksgiving, Thanksliving or Thanksvegan… a master chef or just an eater… you’re hitting that countdown to the Super Bowl of food related holidays! If you’re like me – you’re plotting and planning what dishes to make this year to “wow” the vegan foodies and win over the meat loving critics. Thanksgiving […]

Emily Deschanel Encourages a Healthy Diet for World Go Vegan Week.

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Emily Deschanel, the award winning star of the hit television series Bones, is endorsing IDA’s World Go Vegan Week. Emily says, “The 5th annual World Go Vegan Week is taking place this year from October 24th through 31st. This week is a celebration of compassion and a time to take action for animals, the environment […]

228 Million Eggs Recalled, What’s on Your Plate?

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has seen a four-fold increase in reported cases of Salmonella Enteritidis in the past three months, amounting to more than 800 cases of this potentially deadly disease every month. Add to that the number of sickened individuals who failed to report their illness.  While there are many different […]

Veggie Pride!

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We gave edible underwear a whole new meaning as In Defense of Animals joined forces with PETA, East Bay Animal Advocates and Bay Area Vegetarians to march in San Francisco’s Gay Pride Parade Extravaganza on June 27, 2010. When I arrived the morning of the parade, our huge flatbed truck/float was filled with voluminous fruits […]

San Francisco makes history! Could your city be the next to GO VEG?

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The San Francisco Board of Supervisors signed a resolution encouraging city residents to eat vegetarian on Mondays. IDA would like to thank the San Francisco board for taking this leadership role in promoting a more environmental, healthy and compassionate diet. The VegDay Resolution, introduced by In Defense of Animals and the San Francisco Vegetarian Society […]