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Vegetarian/Vegan News

The VIP birds continually soar through the skies, swoop down into valleys, and regularly search for relevant information to bring to the vegan community in this News from the Nest.

Dangerous Drugs Found in Beef, Pork, Chicken, and Turkey (October 4, 2018)

Costco Strikes Vegan Gold with Two New Veg Options (August 1, 2018)

Is Pink Slime Hidden In a Hamburger Today? (April 10, 2018)

The Big Guys Are Taking Over;
Large Food Conglomerates Swallow Vegan Companies (January 1, 2018)

Vegetables Are HOT in Kitchens Across the United States (February 1, 2017)

UK Citizens Protest Fat Money (January 4, 2017)

Sometimes Good Things Come in a Jar (January 2, 2017)

Good Food Institute Petitions In-N-Out to Offer Veggie Burger (November 1, 2016)

Vegan Oktoberfest Is Roktober Event with Suds and Snacks (Oktober 15, 2016)

KFC Wants Us to Smell Like Fried Chicken (September 1, 2016)

An Exceptional Otium Dining Experience the Way It Ought to Be (June 2, 2016)

Consumer Reports Extols Veggie Burgers (June 1, 2016)

Vegan Foods Make Splash at Natural Products Expo West 2016 (April 1, 2016)

Vegan Restaurants Vitalize Los Angeles (January 1, 2016)

Does Our Nation Need a Law to Force Kids to Drink Milk? (October 1, 2015)

Dear Dr. Weil: Why Do You Suggest a Vegan Diet Is Dangerous? (August 30, 2015)

Tree Nut and Seed Oils--a Benefit to Some--a Vicious Tiger to Others (July 19, 2015)

Medical Schools Flunk Doctor Nutrition Training (May 5, 2015)

Don't Put Beaver Butt Juice in My Food (March 2, 2015)

Are V8 Vegetable Juice and Campbell's Tomato Soup Vegan? The Company Delivers Mixed Messages (December 5, 2014)

World's Only Vegan Oktoberfest Welcomes Thousands in Santa Monica (October 5, 2014)

Welcome to the Tasty New Vegan for the Holidays Blog (October 1, 2014)

Vegetarian Bashing Flourishes on the Internet (August 2, 2014)

Warning: Pretty Pink Pepercorns Can Be Dangerous! (July 20, 2014)

Your Government Is Pushing the #1 Drug in America (May 1, 2014)

Animal Agriculture Alliance Sees Red, Mobilizes to Battle Meatless Monday (December 1, 2013)

In-N-Out Still Peddles Obesity to Kids; Libraries Receive Hall of Shame Recognition (October 1, 2013)

AMA Declares Obesity a Disease; Is That Really Enough? (July 1, 2013)

Reflections on Natural Products Expo 2013 Part 2 (June 5, 2013)

Reflections on Natural Products Expo 2013 (April 1, 2013)

Food Taster Reignites Old Controversy (March 1, 2013)

Healthy Taste of LA 3 Delivers SOS Message (November 15, 2012)

Cheap Food at Costco Is Making You Fat! (November 1, 2012)

New York, a Diner's Paradise, Especially for Vegans/Vegetarians (September 1, 2012)

USDA Cancels Meatless Monday (August 1, 2012)

Tell Us Your Vegan Success Story (June 1, 2012)

What Do Real Men Eat? (June 1, 2012)

Enter a Contest Where Everyone Wins (May 1, 2012)

VIP Exposed! Admits to Vegan Accusations (March 1, 2012)

A Delicious Fable (February 1, 2012)

Eat Your Veggies Now Means Gorge on Pizza and French Fries (December 1, 2011)

Dispelling Food Myths in the Land of Oz (October 1, 2011)

Kaiser Physician Provides Recipe for "A Healthier Burger" (August 1, 2011)

VIP Editor Has Gone Vegan for the Holidays (May 1, 2011)

Not All Lollipops Are Suckers (March 1, 2011)

Houston Suffers Fat Fit; Clogged Artery Causes Turmoil (February 1, 2011)

Your Government Is Making You Sick (January 1, 2011)

Vegetarians in a Stew over Gaga (October 1, 2010)

We're Nervous About Our Orthorexia (September 1, 2010)

"I Found My Love in Avalon" (July 1, 2010)

Meatless Monday: an Initiative We Should All Support (June 1, 2010)

One Foot in the Grave, and One on a Banana Peel, Dr. P. Slides to Good Health (April 1, 2010)

Vegetarians in Paradise Encounters Spam Blockade (February 1, 2010)

A Tax on Soda Pop--They Must Be Kidding (January 1, 2010)

Smart Choices Program Diet, a Simple Way to Shed Extra Pounds (November 1, 2009)

Powered by Chocolate and Steered by Carrots, This Racing Car Is a Delicious Eco Vehicle. (October 1, 2009)

Frankly, My Dear … It's a Dog-gone Shame (August 1, 2009)

Superannuated Grandma Perfects Vegan Marshmallow Recipe (July 1, 2009)

Eggs 101 Is Positively Eggsasperating! (June 1, 2009)

Veggie Pride Parade Wows Los Angeles (May 1, 2009)

Green Lifestyle Film Festival Makes History (April 1, 2009)

Peanut Scumbags Are Out of Business; It's Time for a National Food Safety Commission (March 1, 2009)

Getty Villa Now Offers Vegan Options (January 1, 2009)

Don't Put Yourself on the AOL Hitlist! (December 1, 2008)

Hold the Pizza--The Lights are Still Out at LAPL. (September 1, 2008)

The Blue Pill vs. the Orange Pill--Perhaps, There's a Better Solution for Erectile Dysfunction. (July 1, 2008)

Stevia--Sweet or Bitter Choice (June 1, 2008)

Hippie Musician, Police Officer, Vegan--Lance Morrison Is an Unlikely Combination. (April 2, 2008)

Carnivores Attack Vegans in Response to Vegetarian Survival Kit Article. (February 1, 2008)

Mainstream Media Finally Recognizes Connection between Meat and Global Warming; Kudos to the Los Angeles Times. (November 1, 2007)

The Allium Connection to Green Living (October 1, 2007)

Los Angeles Public Library Contributes to Childhood Obesity Epidemic. (August 1, 2007)

Eat Like an Ape. Watch the Pounds Peel Off and Your Cholesterol and Blood Pressure Plummet. (June 1, 2007)

CNBC Exposes Emes Kosher Products. (May 1, 2007)

Vegetarians in Paradise Announces 2007 Birdbrain Awards. (April 1, 2007)

Heart Attack Grill; You Get What You Pay For. (February 1, 2007)

Diabetes Is Hell on Earth!!!. (December 1, 2006)

VIP Rides Merry-Go-Round with Mayor's Henchmen. (November 1, 2006)

Buy a Hummer to Prove Your Manliness. (August 1, 2006)

Libraries Off to Shakey Start; Hold the Pizza! (July 1, 2006)

Vegan Wines and Other Alcoholic Beverages (May 1, 2006)

Coca-Cola Introduces New Beverage That Promises All the Nutrition You Need. (April 1, 2006)

Passengers Mutiny on Vegetarian Cruise; Protest Gourmet Meals and Red Carpet Treatment. (March 31, 2006)

Eat Two Cookies a Day; Lower Your Cholesterol. (March 1, 2006)

Dirty Dozen May End Up on Your Dinner Plate. (January 1, 2006)

Vegan Community Mourns Donald Watson. (December 1, 2005)

Emes Kosher Products Goes Belly Up; VIP Calls for Illinois Attorney General Investigation. (October 1, 2005)

Emes Holds Smoking Gun; Laboratory Tests Prove Kosher-Jel Contains Animal Ingredients. (August 3, 2005)

Siberian Tiger Is Maid of Honor as Couple Weds for 18th Time. (July 1, 2005)

Emes Kosher-Jel Flunks Gelatin Test. (June 1, 2005)

Don't Miss Your Chance for a Brand New You. (May 1, 2005)

McDonald's Adopts Vegetarian Menu. (April 1, 2005)

American Heart Association Approves Vegetarian Diet. (March 1, 2005)

Americans Face Domestic Terrorist Threat. (January 17, 2005)

The Nutty Vegan Debuts in 2006. (January 1, 2005)

Dairy Industry Unleashes Calcium Key Diet. (November 1, 2004)

Restore Your Health with a Diet to Really Rave About. (October 1, 2004)

Beans Blast Blueberries To Gain Antioxidant Crown. (August 1, 2004)

Research Reveals Vegetarians Live Longer, Are Less Prone to Disease. (July 1, 2004)

Filmmaker Almost Eats Himself to Death in 30-Day McDonald's Binge. (June 1, 2004)

Foie-Gras-Loving Los Angeles Times Columnist Quacks Up in Attack on Animal Rights Activists. (June 1, 2004)

Americans Face Constipation Threat from South Beach and Atkins Dietary Terrorists. (May 1, 2004)

USDA Turns Food Pyramid Upside Down. (April 1, 2004)

Is Gelatin Hiding in Your Food? Bone up on Some Hidden Sources. (March 1, 2004)

Vegan Marshmallows Reappear after Long Absence. (January 1, 2004)

Nuke It, Boil It, Bake It, or Just Eat It Raw? (December 1, 2003)

VIP Links to Atkins Diet? (November 1, 2003)

Research Finds Diabetes and Heart Disease in That Glass of Milk. (November 1, 2003)

Begin a New Portfolio Instead of Popping Pills. (September 1, 2003)

Go to Jail but Don't Expect Vegan Food. (August 1, 2003)

Kill a Calf, Make a Cheese. (July 1, 2003)

VIP Goes to War; Troops Revile Meals Ready-to-Eat. (June 1, 2003)

McDonald's Grills McVeggie Burgers in Beef, Chicken, Fish Fat. (May 1, 2003)

Check Out a Burger at Your Local Library. (April 2, 2003)

Say No to IN-N-OUT Burger! Join VIP in ending the Food for Thought Program. (March 1, 2003)

Cattlemen Gored by Their Own Bull. (March 1, 2003)

Vegetarians Pay Tribute to Hans Siegenthaler. (February 2, 2003)

Leonor's Lays an Egg -- with Casein in it! (February 1, 2003)

Non-dairy Creamers Are Not What They're Quacked Up To Be. (January 1, 2003)

Non-pill Poppers Achieve Remarkable Cholesterol, Blood Pressure Results. (December 1, 2002)

Is Cancer Lurking in That Yogurt Carton?. (November 1, 2002)

ConAgra Dominates Entire Food Chain. (October 1, 2002)

Dairy Giant Swallows White Wave. (July 23, 2002)

Lanolin-laced Soymilk Hits the Supermarkets: the Vitamin D3 Story. (July 17, 2002)

Vegetarian Food Goes to Jail. (June 1, 2002)

Hey, Consumer Reports, What about a Vegetarian Diet? (May 26, 2002)

Quorn, a Laboratory Mold Creation, Invades the U.S. (May 21, 2002)

Burger King Introduces the Veggie Burger That Ain't (April 5, 2002)

5 a Day--Power Play! Hits L.A. (March 1, 2002)

Tropicana Is Bugging Your Juice (March 1, 2002)

Frito-Lay Reveals Animal Ingredients (February 1, 2002)

Follow Your Heart Wraps Up UCLA Campus (January 11, 2002)

Vegetarians Mourn Loss of Three Restaurants (January 1, 2002)

Five a Day Helps Keep a Heart Attack at Bay (January 1, 2002)

Couple Celebrates 50th Anniversary in an Onion (December 22, 2001)

VIP Slams Author and Publisher of Book Mocking Vegetarians. (December 1, 2001)

Professor Exposes Osteoporosis Hoax (December 1, 2001)

Vegetarians Blow Out 100 Candles (November 1, 2001)

Naked Garden Closes (August 31, 2001)

McDonald's Has More Than 31 Flavors. (August 13, 2001)

Couple Ties Knot in First Ethical Vegan Wedding in Massachusetts. (July 8, 2001)

Vegan Gives Kaiser Permanente the Mumps. (May 15, 2001)

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