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Del Taco Introduces Beyond Meat Plant-Based Protein Option

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 ...

Nipsey Hussle’s Mother Motivates People to Adopt a Vegan Lifestyle at Memorial Service

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 t...

Mexican state of Jalisco sets precedent making farmed animal cruelty a crime

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 J...

NFL Player Derrick Morgan & Chef Charity Morgan Set To Present at Plant Based World Conference & Expo

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...

Tofurky Raises $7 Million to Drive Plant-Based Meat Endeavors Forward

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 p...

Vegan Activist Earthling Ed Will Be Teaching Animal Rights at Harvard

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...

Ben & Jerry’s Introduces Vegan Cookie Dough Chunks

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 ...

Los Angeles Vegan Options Expand at Laemmle Theatres

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 announce...

New Study Shows Vegans May Outlive Their Peers

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, ob...

USDA Puts an End to Deadly Experiments on Kittens

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...

Introducing the Impossible Whopper, Burger King’s New Meat-Free Burger

Burger King’s most popular menu item is having a vegetarian makeover. This week, the fast food company will be introducing a Whopper that boasts a vegetarian patty supplied by Impossible Foods. The meatless burger will be known as The Impossible Whop...

IKEA Will Begin Serving Vegan Strawberry Ice Cream in Europe Locations

If you’ve ever been to an IKEA store, then you know that this global furniture company is also known for having an impressive food court in their stores. Even better, IKEA makes an effort to offer mostly healthy and sustainable foods and beverages wh...

US Troops Get ‘Army Strong’ on Vegan Options

The Guns and Rockets dining facility at Fort Sill, Oklahoma, has become the first US Army location to offer soldiers plant-based options on its menu for every meal.  The change came after food adviser for the 75th Artillery Brigade, Chief Warran...

Vegan Cheesesteak at 40 Venues Across North America This Summer

In a move that further demonstrates veganism is going mainstream, Live Nation, the world’s leading live entertainment company, has teamed up with GRAMMY® Award–winning musician, Questlove, to introduce “Questlove’s Cheesesteak” in 40 of its Nort...

Filmmakers Employ First Completely Vegan Set in the Making of We Are Boats (Featuring Luke Hemsworth & Jack Falahee)

The new inspirational film We Are Boats is the first to feature a completely vegan set, reports producer Anya Remizova in a VEG WORLD exclusive interview today. The cast of We Are Boats includes big names such as Angela Sarafyan (Westworld, The Promi...

Amazon’s Jeff Bezos and others invest $30 Million in Plant-Based Company

Chilean-based startup company, NotCo has raised $30 million in funding using The Craftory investment fund, which has attracted investment from Jeff Bezo’s ‘Bezos Expeditions’ among others. NotCo uses an artificial intelligence (AI) platform, called G...

Leonardo DiCaprio Increases Vegan Investments

Leonardo DiCaprio invests in meat alternative brand Beyond Meat Leonardo DiCaprio is already well-known as a longtime advocate for a plant-based future, often bringing public awareness to the negative effects eating meat has on climate change. Just r...

Household Names Nestlé and Hershey Shift Toward a Vegan Future

In recent news, Nestlé and Hershey have taken action in support of the vegan movement and market. Hershey renews their commitment to no animal testing In 2007, Hershey made a commitment to PETA not to fund, conduct, or support animal testing in any w...

New York City May Possibly Have Its First Vegan Mayor in 2021

According to a recent  study  by WalletHub, New York City is already rated as the number-one city for vegans in the United States. By 2021, however, NYC might also have its first vegan mayor. The vegan Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Ada...

Oscar Swag Bags Complete With Spy Gear

This year’s Oscar swag-bags will be filled with vegan surprises. The contents of the “Everyone Wins” nominee gift bags are worth more than $100,000 with over 53 different products, and feature items such as memberships to exclusive social clubs in Lo...

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