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Jul 17

Blaze Pizza Adds Vegan Pizza – With Vegan Cheese and Chorizo – to Over 300 Locations Nationwide

Just a few weeks ago Blaze Pizza (a build your own pizza joint) introduced vegan chorizo as a pizza topping, and now they’ve taken it a step further by introducing a vegan pizza with vegan cheese. As of yesterday, the over 300 nationwide Blaze Pizza locations have they new Life Mode Pizzas, which includes a …

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Jun 21

KFC’s Vegan Chicken Sandwich Sells Out in Four Days, Outperforms Other Product Launches by 500%

On June 17 KFC launched its vegan “Imposter” sandwich at 20 select locations, and just four days later it’s already completely sold out. “The Imposter”, which is a Quorn-based vegan chicken sandwich, launched at select locations in England including Bristol and London. The product is now sold out at all locations, and they won’t be …

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Jun 19

Study: 45% of Vegans Experience Discrimination in the Workplace

According to a new study nearly half of all vegans experience workplace discrimination.   For the study, Crossland Employment Solicitors polled 1,000 people who self-identify as vegan. In addition to 45% saying they experienced discrimination at work, 31% stated that they felt harassed at work and/or unfairly treated based solely on the fact that they’re vegan. …

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Jun 18

Beyond Meat Launching “Meatier” Version of its Burger With Marbling

Beyond Burger has become a hit across the U.S. and other countries, but with competition like the Impossible Burger they continue to iterate and improve, and will be releasing a new version over the next few weeks. According to Beyond, the new version of their burger will include marbling that “melts and tenderizes like beef” …

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Jun 15

Study: Vegan Meat Sold in Restaurants Increased by 268% in 2019

The sales of vegan meat in restaurants increased drastically from 2018 to 2019, according to a new report. The report, conducted by Dining Alliance, found that vegan meat sales in restaurants increased 268% in 2019 compared to the year prior. By comparison, the market increased by just 22% from 2017 to 2018. “Burger King may …

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Jun 12

Study: Vegan Diet May be Helpful for Women in Menopausal Transition

 Eating a vegan, plant-based diet “may be helpful for women in menopausal transition”, according to a study published in the journal Maturitas and published online by the U.S. National Institute of Health “Lifestyle modifications that may reduce menopausal symptoms have generated much interest”, begins the study’s abstract. “The vegetarian diet has been associated with a …

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Jun 12

Canada Parliament Votes to End Captivity of Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises

Canada’s full parliament has voted in favor of prohibiting the captivity of whales, dolphins and porpoises. The Canada Parliament has passed Bill S-203, the Ending the Captivity of Whales and Dolphins Act. The measure places an explicit ban on anyone capturing and placing into captivity (and breeding) dolphins (including porpoises) and whales. As noted by …

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Jun 08

Legislature to Require Hospitals to Have Vegan Meals Passed by New York Legislature

A legislative proposal to legally require all hospital to have vegan food options has been passed by New York’s legislature. Senate Bill 1471 passed both the House of Representatives and Senate on Monday, sending it to Governor Andrew Cuomo for final consideration. According to its official text, the measure “requires hospitals providing inpatient or residential …

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Jun 08

Nevada Governor Signs Bill Banning Animal Testing for Cosmetics

Legislation that explicitly prohibits cosmetics being tested on animals has been signed into law in Nevada. Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak signed Senate Bill 197, titled The Nevada Cruelty Free Cosmetics Act, into law this week. The measure places a statewide ban on cosmetic companies selling products that were tested on animals. The new law goes …

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Jun 07

New York Legislature Passes Bill to Prohibit Declawing Cats, First State to Do So

New York’s full legislature has passed a measure that criminalizes the declawing of cats. The measure – Assembly Bill 01303 – has been sent to Governor Andrew Cuomo after passing the legislature. The governor now has the option of signing it into law, allowing it to become law without his signature, or vetoing it. Sponsored …

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May 29

Report: Vegan Meat Market to be Worth $140 Billion by 2029

According to a new report, the market for vegan meat could top $140 billion – yes billion – by 2029. According to the report, titled Can’t Believe It’s Not Meat and conducted by the research firm Barclays, the vegan meat market will have a value of $140 billion within the next decade, which includes the …

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May 24

Study: Eating Government-Recommended Level of Red and Processed Meat Increases Colorectal Cancer Risk

According to a new study published by the International Journal of Epidemiology, the consumption of red and processed meat at a level that meets current UK government recommendations is “associated with an increased risk of colorectal cancer.” For the study, researchers “used Cox-regression models to estimate adjusted hazard ratios for colorectal cancer by dietary factors …

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