600 jerky

I have a root (certainly not a bone!) to pick with The Economist, who at the start of 2019 declared it would be the Year of the Vegan. Of course they were right, with plant-based eating going more and more mainstream. Over the year, plants took bow after bow for appreciation of their health benefits and their role in helping to save animals and the...

I’m sure most vegans would agree that one of the most important things we look at when planning a trip is where we can eat. Luckily, the world of vegan eating has certainly expanded within the past few years and the Internet, with all of its pictures and reviews, has definitely made it easier to scope out the best places for vegan-fare in advance.W...

Turns out there are a lot of food-related reasons to celebrate in January; almost every day is a “National [Food/Dish] Day” of some kind. My personal favorite? The 31st, National Hot Chocolate Day. By January 31 here in the Northeast, hot chocolate’s not only delicious, but a lifesaver!Days to celebrate special foods. I get it. But a whole month? T...

In the recent live-action remake of Disney’s Aladdin, actor Mena Massoud starred as the star––Aladdin––himself. But did you know that he is a passionate vegan?Following the release of the movie, Massoud introduced his vegan company and community called Evolving Vegan. The website offers several products and vegan-based items for sale, while the Fac...

Recently, the Canadian fast-food vegan restaurant chain––Globally Local––announced that it will be expanding its efforts to Windsor. The vegan drive-thru will be opening its fourth location in Windsor, Ontario by next spring.The operation has already begun with construction initiated on the brand new, 1,200 square foot restaurant building, which is...

by Diana O. PotterAnimal agriculture’s callousness and cruelty toward the animals raised for human food is so widely known, it’s seemed surprising that it hasn’t been subjected to major regulation. Now, however, one senatorThe vegan senator’s bold new bill aims to dismantle the unjust animal agriculture system. On December 16, 2019, New Jersey...

Known for serving delicious beef burgers, the Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s chain restaurants are now offering Beyond Meat plant-based options. Earlier this month, the brother fast-food chains Hardee’s and Carl’s Jr. announced that they will be adding Beyond Meat menu items to their menu for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. This makes them the first nationa...

Photo courtesy of Impossible FoodsAs we look back over the last year in food one thing is clear: From Burger King’s national rollout of the Impossible Whopper to Dunkin’s expansion of its Beyond Sausage Sandwich to more than 9,000 stores, 2019 was the year that fast food fell in love with meat alternatives.But aside from all the hype and marketing,...

Great news!The Great Plains Restoration Council just signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to protect and restore over 700 acres of rare ancestral grassland that is over 10,000 years old and can serve as the ecological heart of the Fort Worth Prairie Park effort. And through the National Environmental Policy Act...

Plant-Based Foods Association announced the official start of PBFA’s innovative plant-based meat test with Kroger, the leading grocery retailer in the United States. You can now find three-foot plant-based meat sets within the conventional meat department at 60 Kroger stores across Denver, Indiana, and Illinois. The goal of the research is to measu...

This December, Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach is launching Folia, meaning “from the leaves” in Latin. A new plant-based, stand-alone menu, Folia is developed by celebrated Chef Matthew Kenney in partnership with HRH Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed bin Talal Al Saud’s KBW Ventures.The conceptual menu’s culinary ...

Starting this Saturday,  The NadaMoo! Scoop Shop in Austin, Texas will become the vegan dining destination with a local vegan burger supplier, PLOW Burgers permanently planting its plant-based burgers and fries and its third food truck in the city.To kick off the exciting vegan ice cream + burger collaboration, the NadaMoo! Scoop Shop will als...

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 upSome 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 by...

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-so...

As many VEGWORLD 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 this...

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 n...

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

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 29t...

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.This ...

ItsJerkyYallLong

Grab a Free Digital
Subscription to VEGWORLD Magazine

Enter your first name & email for instant access

Invalid Input

Please enter your email address.

Invalid Input

We will never spam or use your email for solicitation. VEGWORLD will update you with our newsletter loaded with free recipes and motivation.