Category Archive: News

Apr 23

Poll: 81% of Vegans Have “Experienced Prejudice” Over Their Choice to be Vegan

According to new polling, 81% of those who are vegan have “experienced prejudice” solely as a result of their choice to be vegan. According to a poll conducted by the health app Lifesum, a large majority of vegans – more than eight out of every 10 – have experienced prejudice, which includes insults, being shunned …

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Apr 20

MorningStar to Go Entirely Vegan by 2021

MorningStar Farms has announced that it’s converting all of its products to be entirely vegan by 2021. MorningStar, which is owned by the Kellogg Company, produces a wide variety of vegetarian products such as burgers, sausages, bacon, riblets and corn dogs. However, only a few of their products are vegan, with most containing egg whites. …

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Apr 19

Volkswagen to Use Vegan Leather Made from Apples in New SUV

Vehicle manufacturer Volkswagen has announced that its new electric SUV, the ID Roomzz, will feature a leather interior that’s entirely vegan. The zero-emission ID Roomzz will feature leather made entirely of apples. This “AppleSkin” is made in part from apple juice waste which includes skin and cores. “Apple Peel Skin is an innovative and highly …

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Apr 19

Disney World Resort Debuts All-You-Can-Eat Vegan Skillet With Four Types of Meat

Both Disney Land and Disney World have recently made huge efforts to increase their vegan offerings, and now a cafe at the Walt Disney World Resort has one-upped all of it with an all-you-can-eat plant-based skillet featuring various vegan meats. The skillet meal is now available at the Canyon Café at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge in …

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Apr 18

Kraft Heinz Invests in Five Startups, All Vegan

Kraft Heinz has unveiled the five food startups that will benefit from their Springboard program, and every one of them are vegan. Kraft Heinz is a massive company which owns numerous mainstream brands such as Planters, Ore Ida, Jell-O, Oscar Mayer, Kool-Aid and many others. Their 16-week Springboard program, taking place in Chicago, supports five …

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Apr 18

McDonald’s Introduces Vegan Nuggets

McDonald’s has introduced a new vegan option at its Norway locations, with plans to expand to other countries if the test-run is successful. According to McDonald’s, the vegan nuggets, rather than an attempt to imitate their chicken nuggets, are vegetable nuggets made from potatoes, carrots, chickpeas, corn, cauliflower and onion. They are coated in a …

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Apr 18

Eating Less or No Meat Associated With Lower Risk of Diabetes

Low meat and non-meat eaters have a lower risk of diabetes, in part because of a lower BMI, according to a new study published by the journal Nutrition & Diabetes, and epublished by the National Institute of Health. For the study, researchers at the University of Oxford “examined the association between vegetarianism and risk of …

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Apr 17

QDOBA to Launch Vegan Impossible Ground Beef Nationwide by May 28

The fast food chain QDOBA, which features food such as tacos, burritos and burrito bowls, announced that by the end of May all of their locations in the U.S. will carry vegan ground beef made from the Impossible Burger. According to a QDOBA press release, the company is expanding the availability of its seasoned Impossible …

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Mar 12

Vegan Diet Provides “Long-Term Sustainable Solutions for the Health Care Challenges of the Newest Era”

A vegan diet provides a long-term sustainable solution to many of the world’s health care challenges, according to a new study published in the journal Orvosi Hetilap. The meta-study, which was published online by the U.S National Institute of Health, was conducted by researchers at the University of Pécs in Hungary. Its abstract begins by …

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Feb 20

Plant-Based Meal More Filling than Meat-Based Meal, According to Study

In a study that compared the satiability of beans and peas to veal and pork, it was found that the plant-based meal is more filling. “Recent nutrition recommendations advocate a reduction in protein from animal sources (pork, beef) because of environmental concerns”, begins the study’s abstract. “Instead, protein from vegetable sources (beans, peas) should be …

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Jan 28

Soy Chorizo Again Wins Favorite Meat/Meatless Product in Trader Joe’s Customer Choice Awards

For the second straight year, Trader Joe’s Soy Chorizo has won the award for “Favorite Meat/Meatless” product in the store’s annual Customer Choice Awards. The winners of Trader Joe’s 8th Annual Customer Choice Awards were announced last week. One of the categories was once again Favorite Meat/Meatless product, where interestingly vegan meat products are placed …

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Jan 28

Baileys Almond Milk Liqueur Officially Certified Vegan

Baileys Almonde Almondmilk Liqueur will be re-releasing in March as a certified vegan product. Last year Baileys introduced a liqueur made with almond milk, which immediately drew the attention of the vegan community. However, despite being made from almond milk, the product released without being certified vegan. Thankfully that has changed, and starting in March …

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