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Year after year, dairy farmers have spoken against plant-based milk companies, which make their milk out of oats, almonds, and other nuts, and ‘steal' away profits. However, dairy companies are now beginning to settle their differences and cash in on the booming plant-based industry. For example, HP Hood, one of the oldest dairy companies in the Un...

A few days ago, the Good Food Institute (GFI), a nonprofit in support of alternatives for animal agriculture products, released a report that summarized the health of investments in plant-based food and beverage alternatives. In short, plant-based alternative companies are on the rise– and fast.  The report’s findings are supportive of the tre...

The massive furniture chain has been catering to vegans recently. Just last month, IKEA introduced a vegan, strawberry soft-serve to the menu at all of its European locations. Now, the chain has announced its plans to serve a new vegan version of their popular Swedish meatball in all of its store restaurants worldwide. This announcement from IKEA t...

It’s indeed a great time to be vegan. According to federal food safety officials (USDA), Tyson Foods has issued a massive recall of chicken strips which may contain metal contaminants.  The meat brand recalled approximately 11.8 million pounds of frozen chicken products due to metal contamination, which is a continued expansion of a recall tha...

As vegans well know, ocean pollution is a major environmental concern worldwide. In fact, it’s now believed that there are approximately 5.25 trillion pieces of plastic debris in the ocean, according to Ocean Crusaders . Of that mass, about 269,000 tons float on the surface, and nearly four billion plastic microfibers per square kilometer litter th...

In recent decades, there has been a monumental shift in health and wellness. People are caring more about their health and fitness, and are more mindful of what foods and products they put in and on their body. That being said, plant-based products are becoming more and more mainstream as we move forward. We’ve seen great growth in the plant-based ...

Vegan activists from PETA, one of the world’s largest animal rights charity organizations, have requested that the massive luxury brand Prada discontinue the use of exotic animal skins at its annual meeting in Milan.  Should Prada deny their request, PETA activists will alternatively ask that Prada allow them to make random visits to its suppl...

Meat alternatives are all the hype in America right now. As the demand for plant-based meat alternatives continues to rise, the ever-popular fake meat producer, Impossible Foods, is struggling to keep up, according to company officials.  Only recently, Impossible Foods announced that it will be partnering with Burger King to create a meatless ...

On Thursday, May 2nd, 2019, alternative protein company Beyond Meat (BYND) will debut on the NASDAQ in a historic milestone for the plant-based movement. The El Segundo, California based food innovator is just the latest in a trend of money-losing market disruptors to leave investors drooling.   The company has so far raised roughly $240 milli...

Earthling Ed, a very popular vegan activist, social media personality, and the co-founder of the animal rights organization, Surge, presented his second TEDx Talk at the beginning of this year at the University of Bath. The talk, “Every Argument Against Veganism,” is now available online.  This talk followed the animal advocate’s first talk ti...

The Mexican branch of Animal Equality has announced that their efforts to make cruelty to farmed animals a crime have been successful after the legislature of Jalisco voted to make abuse punishable by up to four years in prison. The decision by the Jalisco authorities, which took place on Friday, April 5, will see more than 210 million animals prot...

Tesla, one of the most vegan-friendly automobile companies, has ambitious plans to introduce over one million autonomous taxis, or robo-taxis, on US roads by next year. According to Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla, the driverless taxis will cost passengers considerably less than current Uber or Lyft rides. While Uber typically costs about $2 to $3 USD per ...

On Monday, plant-based meat alternative brand Beyond Meat announced that it will be going public. The California-based company plans to price its initial public offering of 8.75 million shares at between $19 and $21 per share, which will give Beyond Meat a market valuation of over $1.20 billion.  The company expects to list on the Nasdaq Globa...

As we celebrate Earth Day today, it is essential for us to think of ways we can preserve or help the environment. We only have one Earth after all, and we currently face many environmental threats such as global warming, deforestation, desertification, water scarcity, poor waste management, and even habitat destruction.  While opting for susta...

Just yesterday, Subway rolled out their first entirely plant-based menu items to the public. Finally, vegans don't have to opt for salads when eating at Subway with their friends.  The sandwich giant introduced two vegan options– a classic sub sandwich and a salad– which will be permanently available in their sandwich shops nationwide.  T...

If greenhouse gas emissions persist at their current rate, we could see temperature increases of 2.7 degrees Fahrenheit above preindustrial levels by 2040, according to a report from a panel of United Nations science advisers called the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). Previously, most research focused on the impacts of a temperatu...

Del Taco will be introducing the Beyond Tacos on Thursday, April 25th, at all 580 of the food chain’s locations across the country, making them the first Mexican fast food restaurant to offer Beyond Meat’s plant-based product. If you’ve been longing for a fast food, plant-based taco option, the time is here. Del Taco, which is the second largest Me...

Last month, on March 31, 2019, the rapper/entrepreneur/community activist Nipsey Hussle was killed, shot in broad daylight in front of his clothing store, The Marathon Clothing, in Los Angeles while fighting against a robber who allegedly attempted to steal his 2006 blue Lamborgini. The entertainer and community activist had recently released his c...

While it is widely known that forgoing meat in your diet could do wonders for your health, a new study shows that vegans may outlive their meat-eating pals. Plant-based foods have already been proven to decrease your risk of cancer, heart disease, obesity, and blood pressure. This new study takes a unique approach in determining which diet is the h...

The plant-based company Tofurky, based in Hood River, Oregon, has taken its first external investment in the brand’s history. Recently, Tofurky raised a substantial private investment of $7 million in an effort to scale the production of their many plant-based food products, such as sausages, ground “meats”, deli slices, tempeh and more. As the con...

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