Category Archive: News

Sep 01

Study: Eating More Plant-Based Foods May Lower Risk of Heart Attack, Stroke and Other Cardiovascular Diseases

A diet consisting of mostly plant-based foods and fewer animal-based foods may be linked to better heart health and a lower risk of dying from a heart attack, stroke or other cardiovascular disease according to a new study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association. “[O]ur study does suggest that eating a larger …

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Aug 10

U.S. Subways to Launch Sub With Vegan Beyond Meat Meatballs

Subway has announced that it will soon have vegan Beyond Meat meatballs at over 600 of its North American locations. Subway has over 24,000 stores throughout the U.S., and soon 685 of them will have a sub made with Beyond Meat meatballs. This sub can easily be made vegan by omitting cheese and using Italian …

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Jul 24

Old Spaghetti Factory Launches Vegan Beyond Meatballs and Meat Sauce at All Locations in Canada

The Old Spaghetti Factory has launched vegan Beyond meatballs as well as spaghetti with Beyond meat sauce at all of its Canadian locations. The Old Spaghetti Factory just gave vegans and those wanting to eat more plant-based meals a big reason to visit one of their restaurants; vegan meatballs and meat sauce! These have been …

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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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