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In order for the vegan movement to continue to grow and thrive, it’s important that big names in society influence the masses toward a vegan future. Well, despite his controversial background––full of ebbs and flows in the amount of support he receives––Kanye West is no doubt a very influential person in society, especially in the fashion and music...

More than 2,500 people a day are currently registering for the challenge; 100,000 people are expected to sign up Some of America’s leading physicians and nutritional research scientists are supporting a campaign urging Americans to eat a vegan diet in January 2020. Million Dollar Vegan, the nonprofit that initiated the campaign earlier this month b...

Just today, the up and coming Oakland based food startup––Perfect Day––stated that it amassed a whopping $140 million total investment round, which was led by a Singapore government-run investment firm called Temasek. Perfect Day is led by two vegans and biomedical engineers named Ryan Pandya and Perumal Gandhi. Rather than simply using naturally-s...

As many VEG WORLD readers know, physicians are seldom trained in the relation of nutrition to disease — meaning they go into practice with little or no knowledge of how good nutrition, particularly plant-based eating, could help their sick patients get better or recover completely. One medical professional medical group that has worked to change th...

If you’ve watched television at all since 1998, the year Viagra came on the scene and became a huge (okay, pun intended) sensation, you’re no doubt familiar with the ads for it and for the other ED (erectile dysfunction) treatments that were rushed to market after it. Maybe you wish those annoying ads would go away and let you watch in peace. Wish ...

Los Angeles, CA (12/5/19): Celebrity Chef and Wellness Entrepreneur, Matthew Kenney, is adding a notable location to his list of plant-based dining concepts. Later this month, Matthew Kenney Cuisine, in partnership with Youri Benoiston, Lamia Funti, and Marcus Andrews, will open Casa Planta, a farm-to-table restaurant creating unique takes on local...

A few days ago, the international media company Forbes released its yearly “30 Under 30” list, which names thirty influential and inspiring leaders under the age of thirty. Of the more than 20,000 nominations, several vegans made the list for 2020, including co-founder and CEO of Plant Power Fast Food (PPFF) Zach Vouga. Vouga was selected as the 29...

Gamers are known to be extremely dedicated to their hobby, even to the point where they find ways to eat and drink while still playing their favorite game. Typically, many gamers will opt for unhealthy foods like pizza, burgers, chips, popcorn, and fast-food delivery. However, one gaming company is working to revolutionize the way gamers snack. Thi...

Only a few days ago, the bigtime yogurt company Yoplait announced the introduction of its very own dairy-free line––called Oui––which offers coconut milk-based yogurts at certain retailers. Come January 2020, the distribution list is expected to expand nationwide. As part of Yoplait’s new Oui line, you can expect a wide variety of flavors to choose...

Vegan mantras don’t exactly abound, but here’s one to remember: Checking in at a hotel? Check out their menu first. As a well-informed VEG WORLD reader, you know that traveling for business or enjoyment can be difficult when hotels don’t offer vegan food choices. Happily, in keeping with the burgeoning growth of plant-based lifestyles, more and mor...

On this #GivingTuesday, we are thankful for the impactful animal advocates working hard to make a difference in the world for all. So we are making it easier by rounding up some of the top organizations and their needs for you to help them grow in their movement to make a positive change by donating what you can.  PCRM  Physicians for Res...

by Diana O. Potter If, like me, you’re old enough to remember (and/or have children who do), it was always a beautiful day in Mr. Rogers’ neighborhood. His personal goodness shone out from the television screen and lighted the world for millions of young children — including many whose world was often dark and frightening.  He was and remains ...

After Thanksgiving, we're ready to officially kick off the holiday season! So we're craving flavors like hot cocoa, s’mores, and peppermint!  It’s only fitting that one of our favorite vegan ice cream brands, NadaMoo! debuts their first limited-edition flavor, Peppermint Bark to Whole Foods shelves nationwide!  Inspired by the foods and t...

Have you ever wondered what would happen if plant-based diets and lifestyles weren’t possible , because, say, edible plants were very rare and too costly to grow in abundance? Or because the healthcare industry condemned vegetables as UN-healthy , so no one wanted to grow them or manufacture plant-based food products?  Of course, that hasn’t h...

Million Dollar Vegan, a nonprofit organization, has asked President Donald J. Trump to help “Make America Healthy Again” by going vegan for one month and encouraging American citizens to do the same. Led by Evan, President of Animal Hero Kids and ambassador to Million Dollar Vegan, the group says it is ready to sign the check within one hour if the...

Beyond Meat is now making its way into the big leagues. Only earlier this week, the very successful NBA team––Los Angeles Lakers––broadcasted that it will be partnering with the ever-growing vegan meat brand Beyond Meat.    The partnership between the two entities is for Beyond Meat’s “Go Beyond” campaign. The vegan brand has hopes to edu...

Plant-based meat company Meatless Farm is teaming up with Chilis on Wheels to share vegan Thanksgiving dinners with thousands of New Yorkers in need at the fifth annual Vegan Thanksgiving Community Feast, on Thanksgiving Day.  Meatless Farm has made a donation of 720 packs of plant-based "meat" for this year’s namesake Chili. There are two loc...

Today, the World Animal Protection, a global animal-welfare organization with offices in 14 countries released US pork and the superbug crisis: how higher welfare farming is better for pigs and people. The new report reveals that bacteria resistant to antibiotics considered highly important or critically important to human health were present in po...

With Thanksgiving right around the corner and the holidays right after that – many people will be consuming a lot of meat. What many people might not realize is that reducing your meat consumption can come with a multitude of benefits.  Joe Loria, Meat Reduction Campaign Manager of World Animal Protection , a global nonprofit whose mission is ...

As vegans, we depend on plants for our food, our environment — our very existence. And we’re so used to having them around, we don’t question their  existence. They’re just here, like us. But, like everything else on Earth, including us, they didn’t have  to arise from the primordial soup. And for years scientists have labored to discover...

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