by Katie Elliott

Check out some veg news that caught our eye this week!

Billionaire Richard Branson stated in an email to Bloomberg that he believes “we will no longer need to kill any animals and that all meat will either be clean or plant-based, taste the same and also be much healthier for everyone” in the next 30 years. Sounds good to us! Read the full article for more about the billionaire-backed startup Cargill Inc.

Boon Burger Bonifides If you haven’t been to Boon Burger yet, this review will definitely convince you that it’s worth the trip. Bring a non-vegan friend, as the review says: “Boon is the land of plenty for vegans and non-vegans alike”. (Hamilton Spectator)

Helping Animals Displaced by Harvey Want to help animals affected by Hurricane Harvey? Here are some concrete ways to help displaced pets in Texas. (One Green Planet)

Vegan Beauty on the Rise! This Guardian article sheds light on the role that conscious consumers have played in the growing vegan segment of the beauty industry. Find out more about the strides high- and low-end makeup companies have taken towards fully vegan and cruelty-free products.

Dominion Debuts Official Trailer The striking trailer for Australian documentary Dominion was released, which promises “a comprehensive account of the numerous ways animals are used and abused in Australia. The film is by Chris Delforce, and is a sequel to 2014’s Lucent, which focused on the Australian pig farming industry.

Canada’s Public Vegan Nacho Recipe Looking for a crowd-pleasing dish for the long weekend? Canada’s national broadcaster shares this comprehensive recipe for vegan nachos. (CBC) This is what progress looks like!

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