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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 …

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Vegan Athlete Breaks World Record for Most Loops Around Central Park

A vegan athlete has broken the world record for the most loops around New York City’s Central Park without stopping. Robbie Balenger was able to run 16 loops around the 6.1 mile track in an 18 hour period. In total, Balenger ran 100 miles, demolishing the previous record of 69.5. “I’ve run seven ultramarathons in …

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Top 3 CrossFit Competition Winners All Vegan

In a prime example of how being vegan not only doesn’t negatively impact performance in sports but may in fact help it, the top three challengers in a major CrossFit competition just happen to all be vegan. The Nobull CrossFit Games in Germany saw Lidia Bartoszewicz, Katharine Isele and Lisa Eble pull in the top …

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Study Finds Plant-Based Diets Protect Against Chronic Disease Mortality

According to a new study published by the journal Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition, plant-based diets may protect individuals from mortality due to chronic disease. Titled “Plant-based diets and risk of disease mortality: a systematic review and meta-analysis of cohort studies”, the study was epublished by the National Institute of Health. “We aimed …

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Study: Vegan Diet Not Detrimental to Endurance and Muscle Strength, May Help Improve It

A vegan diet not only “does not seem to be detrimental to endurance and muscle strength in healthy young lean women”, but “submaximal endurance might be better in vegans compared with omnivores.” This is according to a new study published by the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, and epublished by the U.S. National Institute of …

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Nathan’s Famous Adding Vegan Hot Dogs to 13 Locations

For vegan New Yorkers, it’s a long time coming: According to a recent report from the New York Post, Nathan’s Famous – beginning this coming Monday (June 7), will begin offering vegan hot dogs at 13 of its New York metro area locations. This includes its famous Coney Island location. Nathan’s first unveiled its plans …

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Poll Finds 52% of Vegans Refuse to Date a Meat-Eater

According to new data released by Veggly, which is the world’s leading data app for those who are vegetarian or vegan, over half of vegans refuse to date someone who eats meat. Although some may not be surprised by this, it’s nonetheless interesting to have some actual numbers in regards to what percentage of vegans …

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Australia Meat Consumption Drops to Lowest Point in 25 Years

Meat consumption in Australia is down considerably. According to new data conducted and released by the research firm IBISWorld, the consumption of meat in Australia has dropped to its lowest point in 25 years. Furthermore, the research shows that an additional 10% drop in meat consumption is expected this year. Pork consumption has seen the …

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Hawaii to Become Sixth State to Ban Animal Testing for Cosmetics

Legislation to make Hawaii the sixth state to officially and explicitly ban animal testing for cosmetics has been passed by the state’s full legislature. According to the officially summary of the measure, it “Bans the import for profit, sale, and offer for sale of any cosmetic in the State if the final product or any …

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Survey: 73% of Vegan Pupils Teased for Being Vegan

According to new research conducted and released by Vegan Inclusive Education, a large majority of vegan pupils report having been teased for being vegan, whereas 42% report having been bullied. The research may not come as a surprise to vegan parents and young adults, but it exemplifies the need for further education on the issue …

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Shake Shack Launches Vegan Cheeseburger

The popular burger chain Shake Shack has officially become the next major franchise to launch a vegan cheeseburger as part of their permanent menu (on several occasions Shake Shack has introduced a temporary vegan burger). The new additional to Shake Shake’s menu is called the Vegan Crispy Shallot Burger. It features vegan smoky cheddar cheese, …

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Survey: 55% in Britain Have Eaten More Vegan Meat and Dairy Alternatives Since Lockdown

According to a new survey 55% of those in Britain say that have increased the number of vegan food items they’ve eaten since the country was put on lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The survey also found that 22% have tried some form of vegan meat or dairy for the first time ever since …

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