Dean Foods to close Illinois dairy plant

Dean Foods to close Illinois dairy plant

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HUNTLEY, Ill. — The milk giant Dean Foods is closing one of its Illinois facilities this year. A Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act letter sent by the Texas-based corporation says 131 people will lose their jobs at the Huntley dairy plant and office. The Northwest Herald reports that the layoffs will occur Sept. 14-28. The facility …
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Young Canadians lead the charge to a meatless Canada

Young Canadians lead the charge to a meatless Canada

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Canadians love meat. Many of us have been dedicated to our favourite protein source for years. But other sources of protein are emerging as potent alternatives to animal protein. Demand is up for vegetable proteins like pulses, as well as for fish and seafood. Loblaw has even started selling cricket flour, apparently trying to take insect consumption mainstream. …
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Canadas Senate Passes Cruelty Free Cosmetics Act

Canadas Senate Passes Cruelty Free Cosmetics Act

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This week, Canada’s Senate passed the Cruelty-Free Cosmetics Act (Bill S-214). Senator Carolyn Stewart Olsen introduced the bill—which is now in front of Canada’s legislative body, the House of Commons—in 2015 in partnership with Humane Society International and Animal Alliance of Canada. “It is my sincerest hope that Members of Parliament will act swiftly to …
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Appetite for Veganism Continues to Grow in London

Appetite for Veganism Continues to Grow in London

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London, ON — Launched on June 18, 2018, a new vegan player came to town, but it isn’t another restaurant, food truck, or catering business. Making veganism a conversation worth tuning in to, the new Two Reasonable Vegans podcast hosted by London marketer and restaurateur Glenn Whitehead and Fanshawe professor Marty Menard has been gaining …
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Tribute To Koko The Gorilla

Tribute To Koko The Gorilla

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Like Cher or Prince, Koko needs only one name to be recognized. Koko is without a doubt the most famous gorilla in history, having remained a celebrity sensation since it was shared she learned how to communicate with humans by using sign language taught to her by people. Her passing is a deep loss for …
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