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L.A. Resident Pushing for Veggie Burger Option at In-N-Out

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L.A. resident Ari Solomon has started a campaign on to have California's leading burger establishment, In-N-Out, start serving an option that will please the meat-free crowd.

The push comes on the heels of the recent finding that a Central Coast beef supplierwho was selling to the burger chain as well as the USDA school lunch program was abusing downer cattle. In-N-Out cancelled their contract immediately.

Most folks who steer clear of steer meat order the restaurant's grilled cheese, but Solomon thinks it's time for something specifically designed for the vegan/vegetarian crowd.

"Before I was vegan, In-N-Out was one my favorite places in LA. Unfortunately, I haven't eat there in years because there are no vegan options," says Solomon. "I think it would be fantastic if In-N-Out would offer a veggie burger so that not only vegetarians and vegans could have a menu option, but also people looking to be healthier and do right by the environment."

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Having judged the recent veggie burger showdown at Mohawk Bend and researching the best veggie burger in L.A. for Los Angeles Magazine, we can tell you that creating a burg that's both tasty and animal free is no easy challenge. But if anyone is up to it, it's In-N-Out.

You can sign the petition here.