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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 suppli...

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 b...

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 million...

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 tit...

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 m...

We all know Simon Cowell for being the rather stern judge on many talent competition TV shows, such as America’s Got Talent, Britain’s Got Talent, American Idol, and The X Factor. However, the talent judge has recently announced that he will be adopting a vegan diet after sustaining an injury. Cowell had a serious fall down a flight of stairs ...

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 Global...

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 sustai...

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. The...

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 temperatur...

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 Mex...

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 cr...

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 prote...

The Tennessee Titans linebacker Derrick Morgan and his wife, chef Charity Morgan, will be presenting a keynote at the Plant Based World Conference & Expo. On June 8, 2019, the power couple will present their Plant-Based Play Makers keynote during the event’s Closing Community Day, which is set for June 8, 2019. The Plant Based World Conference ...

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 cons...

Ed Winters, better known by his fans as Earthling Ed, recently revealed that he has been invited to instruct a class on animal rights at the prestigious Harvard University. As one of the biggest names in the vegan world, Earthling Ed is already a well-known animal rights advocate with a large number of followers on all social media platforms. ...

In 2016, Ben & Jerry’s introduced their line of vegan ice cream flavors, including Peanut Butter & Cookies, Chocolate Fudge Brownie, Chunky Monkey, and Coffee Caramel Fudge. Since then, their dairy-free line of products has increased, making up a significant 25 percent of all their product offerings. In the past few years, Ben & Je...

Recently in December of 2018, Los Angeles city councilman Paul Koretz proposed a bill that would require city movie theaters, council halls, zoo, airport, and sports venues to offer at least one vegan food choice on their menus. The bill was announced at a press conference at City Hall, where councilman Koretz was accompanied by representatives fro...

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...

This Tuesday, the Agriculture Department announced that it would be putting an end to their controversial research program that has caused the death of thousands of cats. Since 1982, the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Research Services lab had been infecting kittens with parasites in their research of the Toxoplasma gondii pa...

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