The Vegan Herald

Author's posts

Long John Silver’s Announces Vegan Fried Fish and Crab Cakes

Long John Silver’s, America’s largest seafood chain with over 700 locations, has announced the launch of their new Fish-Free Filets and Crab-Free Cakes. The chain has first launches the items at five test locations in California and Georgia, with the goal of making it a nationwide release if these tests are deemed successful (similar to …

Continue reading

Impossible Foods Announces Vegan Chicken Nugget, to Launch in Restaurants in the Fall

Impossible Foods, maker of the popular Impossible Burger, has announced that it will soon launch its first-ever vegan chicken nugget. The nuggets, which will be made with textured soy protein and sunflower oil, and is being made to replicate the specific bit and mouthfeel of regular chicken nuggets. Although they will first launch later this …

Continue reading

Study: Vegan Diet Significantly Reduces Menopause Symptoms

According to a new study published in the journal Menopause and epublished by the National Institute of Health, the combination of a low-fat, vegan diet and whole soybeans “was associated with reduced frequency and severity of hot flashes and improved quality of life in vasomotor, psychosocial, physical, and sexual domains in postmenopausal women.” The study …

Continue reading

Panda Express Announces Launch of Vegan Orange Chicken

Panda Express has announced that they are collaborating with Beyond Meat to launch Beyond The Original Orange Chicken, which will be the fast food chains first-ever vegan meat product. Although the item will first be launching at just a few locations across the United States – namely in New York City and California – the …

Continue reading

Illinois Legislature Passes Legislation Banning Retail Dog and Cat Sales

Illinois’ full legislature has passed legislation that explicitly prohibits stores from selling cats and dogs they obtained from breeders or inhumane breeding mills. The measure – House Bill 1711 – would still allow retail outlets to host adoption events such as those in conjunction with local animal shelters. It was sponsored by Senators Linda Holmes …

Continue reading

Lightlife and Field Roast Join Forces With Boston Pizza to Offer Plant-Based Protein Options at All Locations

Greenleaf Foods, SPC, owner of leading plant-based brands Lightlife and Field Roast™ (“Field Roast”), has joined forces with Boston Pizza, Canada’s number one casual dining restaurant (launched in 1964), to kick off the outdoor dining season with two new menu items made with plant-based protein. Available now through Labor Day, the restaurant will offer a Lightlife Plant-Based …

Continue reading

Study: Vegan Pet Good “At Least as Palatable” to Dogs and Cats, Doesn’t Compromise Welfare

Vegan pet foods “are generally at least as palatable to dogs and cats as conventional meat or raw meat diets”, and they “do not compromise their welfare”. This is according to a new study published in the peer-reviewed scientific journal PLoS One: It was also epublished by the National Institute of Health. “Consumer suspicion of …

Continue reading

Study: Vegan Diet Provides for Normal Height and Weight Progression in Children, Can be Beneficial

According to a new study published in the journal Nutrition Research, and epublished online ahead of print by the National Institute of Health, “a well-planned vegan diet using supplementation is likely to provide the recommended amounts of critical nutrients to provide for normal progression of height and weight in children, and can be beneficial in …

Continue reading

Fight – a Vegan Poem

  The world can be hard to understand Animals killed for the whims of man Suffering on a scale so grand It didn’t have to be like this

Continue reading

Kite Hill Launches Vegan Creamy Queso, New Line of Protein Yogurt

The vegan food company Kite Hill, known for its yogurts and cheeses alternatives, has officially launched vegan queso nationwide. For now, the product can be found at Whole Foods Markets and Sprouts across the United States, with plans to expand into other stores soon. The product is made from homemade culture almond milk that’s combined …

Continue reading

Jay-Z Invests $250 Million in Plant-Based “Tesla of Chicken”

Rap iconic and husband to Beyoncé continues to be a part of the vegan meat market in a big way. Jay-Z has officially invested a quarter of a billion dollars ($250 million) in SIMULATE, which is a plant-based chicken company. This follows SIMULATE’s $50 million in funding it earned earlier this month. The investment fund …

Continue reading

No Difference in Muscle Structure/Function or Cardiovascular Fitness Between Vegans and Omnivores, Says Study

Despite “marked differences in habitual nutrient intake”, healthy, young vegan and omnivorous men” did not differ regarding vascular and skeletal muscle structure and function, or cardiovascular fitness”. This is according to a new study published by the European Journal of Sport Science. The study is titled Skeletal muscle properties and vascular function do not differ …

Continue reading