Anthony Martinelli

Anthony Martinelli is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of The Vegan Herald, which launched in 2015 as a daily vegan news and information website.

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The Vegan Herald’s Weekly Podcast – Episode 1

Below is episode 1 of The Vegan Herald’s Weekly Vegan Podcast, airing every Sunday at 10am PT. Future episodes can be found by clicking here.

Winners of the 2022 World Plant-Based Awards Announced

The winners of the 2022 World Plant-Based Awards were announced this week during a special ceremony at the Plant Based World Expo North America, which took place in New York City. For the awards the judging panel considered 140 entries from 20 different countries, spread out across 17 different categories. “The competition this year was …

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Study: Increasing Consumption of Plant-Based Foods May Mitigate Obesity-Induced Inflammation

New research published in the journal Frontiers in Nutrition has found that increasing the consumption of plant-based foods “may mitigate obesity-induced inflammation and its consequences.” “Evidence investigating associations between dietary and nutrient patterns and inflammatory biomarkers is inconsistent and scarce”, states the study, which was conducted by researchers at the University of Adelaide, Flinders University …

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Study: Promoting Plant-Based Products in Veganuary Leads to Large Increase in Sales With Lasting Effects

Promoting plant-based products during Veganuary leads to a considerable increase in sales, “with evidence of lasting effects”, according to a new study. Veganuary is a non-profit organization, launched in 2014, that encourages people worldwide to try vegan for January and beyond. During the 2022 campaign more than 620,000 people took our pledge to try a …

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Haarlem Becomes First City to Ever Ban Meat Advertisements

Haarlem, a city outside of Amsterdam in the northwest Netherlands, has officially passed a ban on advertising meat and products containing meat. Haarlem, with a population of around 160,000, placed the ban because of the impact meat and meat production has on the growingly dire climate crisis. Meat ads will be banned in all public …

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Panda Express Launches Vegan Orange Chicken Nationwide at Over 2,300 Locations

After conducting a months-long trial period at certain test locations over the past year, Panda Express has officially announced the launch of their Beyond The Original Orange Chicken at all of their over 2,300 locations across the United States starting today. “Our team has been overjoyed by the undeniable excitement and incredible demand generated when …

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Top 5 Vegan Restaurants in Seattle

Seattle has numerous vegan restaurants and bakeries, making it a great place for vegans to live or visit. Narrowing down Seattle’s vegan restaurants to the top 5 is a bit of a challenge. Quantity wise there are several other cities with more vegan establishments, and unfortunately there have been several closures in recent months and …

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Daiya Launches Plant-Based and Allergen-Friendly Flatbreads

Daiya has announced the launch of “the first-ever plant-based and allergen-friendly flatbread.” Inspired by an Italian trattoria experience, Daiya’s newest plant-based innovation line features “three delicious flavors that are sure to delight new and existing customers, marking the brand’s continued push for tasty and convenient plant-based choices for all.” The new flatbreads “feature Daiya’s award-winning …

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