Category Archive: News

Dec 06

Report: Impossible Foods is the Fourth Fastest Growing Brand in the United States

According to a new report of the top 20 fastest growing brands in the United States, Impossible Foods – creator of the Impossible Burger – is ranked fourth. Morning Consult’s Fastest Growing Brands of 2019 “is the definitive measure of brand growth for both emerging and established brands, showcasing a wide range of companies and …

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Dec 05

Study: Veganism May Help Young Women Who Are Socially Disengaged or At Risk of Eating Disorders

Engaging in a vegan lifestyle may have “clinical significance for working with young women who are socially disengaged or who are at risk of disordered eating”, according to a study published this month by the journal Appetite, and epublished by the National Institute of Health. “One’s relationship to food is an important factor that can …

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Dec 04

Study: Vegan School Lunches Have Three Times More Fiber than Meat-Based Meals

According to a new study published in The Journal of Child Nutrition & Management, vegan school lunches contain triple the fiber found in standard entrées which contain meat.  According to the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, fiber is “an important nutrient that not only aids heart health, but also boosts digestion, weight loss, and cancer prevention.” For …

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Dec 04

Nestlé Announces Digiorno Pizza and Stouffer’s Lasagna With Vegan Meat

Nestlé has announced that it will soon release version of its DiGiorno pizza and Stouffer’s lasagna made with vegan beef. The new products will feature Awesome Grounds, which is vegan beef (similar to Beyond Burger) formulated by Sweet Earth. Sweet Earth was purchased by Nestlé in 2017. The DiGiorno Meatless Supreme will feature these grounds …

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Dec 03

London Named Most Vegan-Friendly City

HappyCow, a 20-year old vegan restaurant guide which covers over 180 countries and over 8,000 restaurants, has released its list of 2019’s top 10 most vegan friendly cities in the world. Topping the list for the second year in a row is London, the capital of the United Kingdom. In 2017 London became the first …

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Dec 03

Taco Del Mar Adds Beyond Meat Crumbles to All Locations in U.S. and Canada

The surf-inspired, Baja-style Mexican-food Chain Taco Del Mar has announced that starting yesterday, vegan Beyond Meat crumbles are available at all of its locations in the United States and Canada.  The vegan beef crumbles are available at all of the over 100 Taco Del Mar locations, and can be found as part of the Beyond …

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Dec 01

Study: Restricting Animal Products, Increasing Plant-Based Foods, “Facilitates Type 2 Diabetes Prevention”

Restricting animal products while increasing healthy plant-based foods intake facilitates the prevention of type 2 diabetes, according to a new study published by the journal Clinical Nutrition ESPEN, and epublished by the U.S. National Institute of Health.  “Type 2 diabetes (T2D) is a frequent disorder largely preventable”, states the study’s abstract. “The aim of this …

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Nov 30

California: Meat Industry Attempts to Block Animal Welfare Law, Judge Strikes Them Down

The meat industry’s attempt to prevent the implementation of an animal welfare law through a preliminary injunction has been struck down by a California judge. Judge Christina A. Snyder (Central District of California) has ruled against the North American Meat Institute’s (NAMI) request for a preliminary injunction to halt the implementation of Proposition 12, which …

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Nov 20

Ford Debuts Entirely Vegan Mustang

Ford has officially unveiled the 100% vegan 2021 Mustang Mach-E SUV. Ford states the the newest Mustang model – which is electric – will be available to purchase both online and through nationwide dealerships beginning in late 2020 (likely around November). “We wanted it to be an animal-free product,” says Brittany Moss, a color and …

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Oct 15

New York City Council Passes Resolution to Ban Processed Meat at Public Schools

The New York City Council has adopted a resolution that calls upon the Department of Education to remove all processed meats from public school menus. Resolution 238, approved earlier this month, calls for a prohibition on processed meats including hot dogs, pepperoni and bologna. “We cannot continue feeding our children substances that are scientifically proven …

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Oct 02

Disneyland and Disney World Adding 400 Vegan Dishes to Parks

In a move that is sure to excite vegan park-goers, Disney has announced over the next several months they will be adding 400 new vegan food items to their popular Disneyland (CA) and Disney World (FL) theme parks. The move will with quick-service restaurants in Disney World Resort in Florida on October 1st, followed by …

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Sep 17

Report: Beef and Dairy Industries Will Collapse by 2030

According to a new report, which states that “We are on the cusp of the fastest, deepest, most consequential disruption of agriculture in history”, the beef and dairy industries are unlikely to survive past 2013. “By 2030, demand for cow products will have fallen by 70%”, states the RethinkX report, which is titled The Second …

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