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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...

In an effort to save millions of frogs from being killed for science instruction, an innovative education tool has been developed. Earlier this week, approximately one hundred students of J.W. Mitchell High School in Florida pioneered a new dissection educational tool called the SynFrog. The SynFrog is a hyper-realistic synthetic frog apparatus (as...

Very recently, the vegan brand Mrs. Goldfarb’s Unreal Deli received a striking deal offer from Shark Tank’s very own Mark Cuban. On Sunday’s episode of Shark Tank on ABC, the plant-based deli meat brand––Mrs. Goldfarb’s Unreal Deli–– took its chances on the show with hopes of landing a deal. And it worked. The pitch was done by none other than the ...

A new act – called the Humane Cosmetics Act – was introduced recently by a group of senators (including the vegan presidential candidate Cory Booker). It is now in front of Congress for consideration. Earlier this week, new legislation seeking to eliminate the testing of cosmetic products on animals––called the Humane Cosmetics Act––was presented t...

Once in a while, we see on the news someone who’s been locked up in a basement for years without adequate food or exercise, tortured, and only rarely brought out into the light to “perform” — act normally, say that everything’s fine, what’s all the fuss about? — for suspicious family or community investigators. We’re shocked, shocked! How could any...

In recent news, a handful of researchers in Denmark are on a mission to make grass digestible for humans rather than having to go through cows first. Yes, that’s right –– the grass that you maintain in your front lawn may very well be the next source of vegan protein, at least according to a handful of scientists at the Technical University of...

Starting tomorrow, November 15th, Quiznos will be introducing a trial run of Mrs. Goldfarb’s Unreal Deli plant-based corned beef in several Denver Quiznos locations. The new plant-based corned beef, which will be made available for a limited time only, is set to be featured on a completely new Quiznos menu item –– the Plant-Based Corned Beef sandwi...

Unisex Ankle Boots Are 100% Organic, Made From Organic Cotton, Coconut Fiber, and Natural Rubber  NAE Vegan Shoes has launched a limited-edition PETA x NAE collection of Vegan Goodyear Welted Desert Boots, available in black and sage green.  Constructed using the Goodyear welting method — one of the most durable methods of footwear constr...

Farmers and ranchers are in crisis due to climate change and economic chaos. The Rancher Advocacy Program of Rowdy Girl Sanctuary leads with the answers.  The Rancher Advocacy Program (RAP), a five-year initiative of Rowdy Girl Sanctuary, Inc. is the first and only enterprise providing the knowledge of their Rancher Advisory Council working to...

You heard that right: Billie Eilish is offering free tickets to her “Where Do We Go” world tour. It’s sold out, but not for you , if you’re one of the lucky winners. Free! Obviously the price is right, but so is the cause: volunteering via an online organization to work toward overcoming today’s urgent threats to nothing less than life on Earth its...

If you’re a frequent Amazon shopper, you’ll be delighted to know that shopping for cruelty-free products just got a lot easier, thanks to a new tool. Earlier this week, a new web browser by the name ‘Tribe’ was introduced to aid Amazon shoppers in finding products to purchase that are cruelty-free. A free tool, Tribe shows up as a tiny box in the b...

While most other fast-food restaurants seek media attention once they add a plant-based option to their menus, Wendy’s is working behind-the-scenes. Just recently, the fast-food chain secretly introduced a new plant-based burger (called the Plantiful Burger) at many of its locations in Canada. Wendy’s has not yet made any formal announcements regar...

We VEG WORLD readers know all about it. And most of us are pretty happy about it. But not all of us. “It” is the dramatic and newsworthy large-scale growth of traditional meat and dairy companies that are enlarging their investments in plant-based foods. Of course, they’re doing so in response to the growing number of people with plant-based lifest...

In an effort to learn more about the nutritional sufficiency of a vegan diet, a United Kingdom-based vitamin brand – We Are Feel – will pay you to give a vegan diet a try. The vitamin company announced that it is searching for five meat-eating people to participate in a three-month-long study that seeks to determine whether a vegan diet comes ...

For vegans in the United Kingdom looking for a quick cup of coffee and a snack, look no further than your nearest Starbucks. From now through January 2nd, all Starbucks in the United Kingdom will be offering a new vegan wrap on their menus. This new wrap, called the Very Merry Vegan Wrap, is made using a beet-blended tortilla that’s stuffed with ve...

If you are or were a fan of leather clothing and accessories, the market just got better for you – cactus is now being used as a means to develop plant-based leather alternative goods. Two Mexican entrepreneurs – Marte Cázarez and Adrián López Velarde – recently introduced a product called Desserto, which is the first-ever plant-based leather ...

Meati Foods, a recent startup based in a brewery-like space in Boulder, CO, is doing something other plant-based food manufacturers can only dream about: making plant-based versions of steak and chicken breast. Well, not exactly plant-based; make that fungus-based. Wait! Don’t stop reading! Here’s one time when fungus is our friend, the basis of wh...

Pamela Anderson has traveled a long way from acting on Baywatch to watching out for plants and the planet. As she says, “Since my days on Baywatch , I have focused much of my international advocacy work on animal protection and the environment.” She sure has: She’s an Honorary Director of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), and she ...

Following the trend that we’ve been seeing in the last two years, Papa John’s is now making plans to add a few vegan options to its menu, starting in the United Kingdom. Currently, the massive pizza chain Papa John’s is recruiting for a new position, called a Chief Vegan Officer (CVO), to assist in adding a few vegan options to the menus in the Uni...

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