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A Look Inside Plant Based World: The First Vegan Trade Show in the U.S.

The Plant Based World Conference & Expo made its debut in New York City at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center on…

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New York Moves to Guarantee Plant-Based Options at Hospitals Statewide

The New York State Legislature passed a bill last week that would ensure access to plant-based meals and snacks for hospital patients…

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What Does ‘Forks Over Knives’ Mean, Anyway?

Editor’s Note: This week marks the eighth anniversary of the debut of the Forks Over Knives film. Ever wonder how Forks Over…

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Will a Vegan Public School Open Next Fall in Florida?

King Charter School in Pinellas County, Florida, set to open next fall, could become the country’s first plant-based public school—notwithstanding one major…

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Meet the Founder of the Plant-Based Support Group That’s Thriving in Michigan

Paul Chatlin was lying on a hospital gurney, sick with heart disease and preparing for bypass surgery, when his cardiologist asked him…

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FOK.com Nominated for a Webby

Update: On April 23, Forks Over Knives won the People’s Voice Webby Award for best health website. Thank you for casting your…

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The Most Vegan-Friendly Dining Facility in the U.S. Army

The Guns and Rockets Dining Facility at Fort Sill, Oklahoma, has become the first—and only—U.S. Army facility to offer soldiers plant-based main…

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Major U.S. Culinary Schools Get Serious About Plant-Based Cooking

Two of the biggest culinary schools in the United States—the Institute of Culinary Education and the Culinary Institute of America—are making waves…

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Top Vegan Physicians Launch 7-Day Plant-Based Challenge for Heart Month

Just in time for American Heart Month, vegan cardiologist Danielle Belardo, MD, is kicking off a new Instagram-powered plant-based challenge. The free…

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Whole Plant Foods Take Center-Plate in Canada’s New Food Guide

Canada’s new food guide deems whole plant foods the pillar of a healthful diet. The guide, released Jan. 22, recommends eating mostly…

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America’s Largest Municipal Hospital System Now Offers Meatless Mondays

NYC Health + Hospitals has announced that it is participating in Meatless Mondays by expanding plant-based menu options on Mondays at all…

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Leading Medical Journal Cites Meat as Major Harm to Health and Environment

The Lancet, one of the oldest and most respected medical journals in the world, has gone on record questioning the sustainability and…

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