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Panera Bread Drops Plant-Based Milk Surcharge…Will Starbucks Be Next?

The decline of the widespread (and widely hated) upcharge for plant-based milk options at food and beverage establishments around the world has finally begun! Casual bakery-cafe chain Panera Bread has announced that it will drop its surcharge for substituting dairy milk with more sustainable, ethical, and healthier plant-based milk options.  This practice is common to…

Animal Place Sanctuary Buys All-Vegan Store in Berkeley

Animal Place, one of California’s oldest and largest farmed animal sanctuaries, purchased Berkeley’s vegan specialty store, Republic of V, one of only eleven such stores in the United States. Renamed Animal Place’s Vegan Republic, all profits will fund the organization’s sanctuary, rescue, and outreach efforts. The store is a win/win for human and nonhuman animals:…