Category: News

Can Dogs Be Vegan? This Lawyer Left Her 10-Year Career to Find Out

It can feel very empowering to adopt a lifestyle that’s cruelty-free and better for the planet and humanity. After all, once we break through all the barriers—the false beliefs and naysayers and worries about what we’ll eat and how we’ll get enough protein—we inevitably come to find that the same vegan diet that’s kinder to…

A Pig’s Tale Hi there. I’m a pig and here’s my story. You might expect that my life is like the pig in the movie Babe. Full of playful moments with other animals. But that’s not my story at all. My life started out rough, and it’s only gotten worse. You see, just like nearly…

It’s finally here! Artist Sooyeon Jang and I have teamed up yet again to produce another illustrated “Draw My Life” video showcasing the heartbreaking life of a turkey in today’s world. We’ve already tackled dairy cows, pigs, chickens, dogs in the South Korean dog meat trade, and now we’re pulling the curtains back on turkeys bound for…

Vegan Olympic Figure Skater Meagan Duhamel Dishes on How She Took Home the Gold On Plants

Plant-based athletes all around the world are crushing the old myth that vegans are weak and scrawny. In fact, countless athletes have been making headlines as they share that they feel better than ever and have seen their fitness improve after ditching meat and dairy in favor of plants. Many are top-performing vegan athletes like…

Guide to Shopping Vegan at Costco

Vegan food is becoming more and more accessible every single day. This became extraordinarily obvious to me after stepping into grocery superstore Costco for the first time in a while. I was in awe of all the new vegan offerings on their shelves! So, of course, I grabbed my camera and my partner-in-compassion Toni Okamoto, and together…

Our New Vegan Podcast Hits iTunes!

We’re thrilled to share our newest endeavor: The Plant-Powered People Podcast! In this show your podcast hosts Toni Okamoto (founder of Plant Based on a Budget) and Michelle Cehn (founder here at World of Vegan) are bringing uncensored conversations with everyday people who are embracing a plant-powered life right to your headphones.  Whether you turn to podcasts on your morning…

Peet’s Coffee Is Serving Up Vegan Pumpkin Lattés This Fall

Sad story. Starbucks can’t make their popular Pumpkin Spice Latté vegan in the U.S., even when you swap out cow’s milk for soy or almond milk. Why? The second ingredient in the pumpkin spice sauce is condensed skim milk. So in fact, even if you’re lactose intolerant, you should steer clear of this Starbucks fall favorite. …

California: Vote YES on Prop 12 for Animals this Election Day

“If passed, Prop 12 would be the strongest law for farm animals in the world.” – Kristie Middleton “No way,” people say when they learn that Luna can pick the queen of spades from a deck of cards. She was trained by her rescuer, Isabelle Cnudde. Isabelle used positive reinforcement to train her by issuing…