Oprah Winfrey: Vegan Ally
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|Oprah is a friend to veggies everywhere.|
Whether it was going to court to face the beef industry in the late '90s, dedicating episodes of her talk show to behind-the-scenes looks at factory farms, or taking viewers on a grocery-store run for dairy-free junk food with Alicia Silverstone, Oprah Winfrey has long been an unlikely ally of the vegan movement. (Unlikely only because Winfrey still eats meat and falls off the vegetable cart occasionally with random fan giveaways like the great KFC free chicken debacle of 2009.)
But the veggie blogosphere lit up this week again with Oprah praises when it was announced that she was challenging her 378 staff members to go vegan with her for an entire week. More on this after the jump...
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