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Following the huge success of the Plant Based World Conference & Expo in New York, organizer JD Events has announced the launch of Plant Based World Europe will take place in London in 2020. Valued at £470 million, the U.K is Europe’s largest market for plant-based foods and is growing at an exponential rate and shows no sign of slowing down. I...

Did you miss the screening of The Game Changers on September 16 th ? If so, you’re in luck! The Game Changers, a new film executive produced by James Cameron, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Jackie Chan and directed by Oscar-winner Louie Psihoyos that documents the explosive rise of plant-based eating in professional sports, will debut on Netflix on Octo...

California has become the first state to ban the sale, donation, and manufacture of clothing, shoes, or handbags with animal fur.   Governor Gavin Newsom signed the new bill on Friday, October 11, 2019, and it will go into effect on January 1, 2023. The new legislation was signed along with a bill that bans most animals from use in circuses an...

If Airbnb wasn’t already a favorite of yours for travel and accommodations, perhaps this will sway you over. Just this week, the home-sharing platform Airbnb made a massive donation in the amount of $100,000 to the well-known People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (or PETA), one of the largest players in the vegan and animals rights industry. ...

If you’ve ever watched the popular sitcom series Shark Tank, then you know that landing an investment opportunity from ‘the sharks’ can be a task. For most aspiring entrepreneurs, a $1 million offer from Mark Cuban would be a one-way ticket to dream-of success. For the co-founders of Atlas Monroe, however, this otherwise grandiose offer was less th...

Rather than utilizing traditional plastic-based vegan leather, or ‘pleather’, in its products, the vegan fashion brand Samara has dedicated itself to using an eco-friendly alternative. Those apple peels that many people discard of? Samara is using them to create a vegan leather alternative that’s fashionable and friendly. The small Toronto-based br...

Famous Atlanta-based vegan burger restaurant Slutty Vegan partners with Rap Snacks for the release of the veganized "Official Snack of Hip Hop”. These all-vegan potato chips are set to release in over 100,000 stores across the country this December. The highly anticipated collaboration will boast two brand new, delicious potato chip flavors to be a...

Compassion Over Killing reveals a first-of-its-kind undercover investigation that uncovers the murky surface of industrial fish farming. The gut-wrenching video exposes animal abuse and awful conditions at Cooke Aquaculture, a massive salmon hatchery whose subsidiary, True North, has partnered on a new seafood brand with Martha Stewart. In addition...

100% plant-based milk, Milkadamia will be available in all seven London area Whole Foods locations starting this month.  The non-dairy milk, made of raw macadamias, grown primarily on the company’s Jindilli Farm in Australia, recently won raves at last month’s lunch! Show at the ExCel in London as well as at this year’s London Coffee Festival ...

Now, HOLDBAC® YM VEGE brings this effective and label-friendly spoilage prevention to plant-based, fermented foods and beverages, at a time when customer demand in this space has never been higher.   “The industry has seen enormous growth for fermented plant-based products in recent years, driven by higher numbers of flexitarian, vegetarian or...

Mouthwatering plant-based food production company Atlas Monroe will be appearing on this season of Shark Tank! Their episode will air on Sunday, October 6, 2019, on ABC. Watch the episode with us here !  Their plant-based Cajun Southern fried chicken and waffles were named BEST fried chicken at the 2018 National Fried Chicken Festival by Time'...

Meat alternatives are increasingly becoming mainstream and 3D printing businesses, such as Israel's Redefine Meat and Spain's Novameat, believe their technology can help improve plant-based products and speed up the manufacturing process. Such potential has seen both Redefine Meat and Novameat attract the backing of investors recently. Companies be...

The Physicians of Responsible Medicine, or PCRM, are responding to the recent media reports from The New York Times, claiming that, “Eating Less Red Meat [may] Now [be] Believe[d] That Was Bad Advice”. The article published on September 30th reads that “The health effects of red meat consumption are detectable only in the largest groups, researcher...

Today is World Vegetarian Day, a day that brings global attention to the health and environmental benefits of a vegetarian lifestyle!  To celebrate non-meat eaters everywhere, restaurant apps, like Grubhub and Open Table took a look at some of the top vegetarian eating trends across the nation - including top vegetarian-loving states, top vege...

NEWS UPDATE by Diana O. Potter Although this story was first reported in 2015, it has surfaced again in the news as this year’s deliberately-set rainforest fires once more ravage the huge rainforest region of Brazil. It should be told over and over until people finally feel, and take action to end, the tragic agony of the millions of animals though...

September 29th is National Coffee Day, and Silk wants to help you celebrate by paying for your dairy-free beverage.    Known for the past 25 years for their plant-based dairy products, such as plant milks, creamers, and yogurts, Silk is making a statement about the unfair upcharge coffee drinkers can sometimes experience when opting for a...

Known for their constant innovation in making handcrafted chocolate for over 70 years, Compartés owner Jonathan Grahm, is raising the bar on luxury chocolate with his first foray into the functional food space, debuting 100% plant-based chocolate bars with wellness benefits in eight categories: Superfood, Endurance, Pro-Power, Detox, Pure, Energy, ...

Bugs Bunny had his carrots. Snow White had her, well, apple. But Mickey Mouse? Did we ever see him eat anything? He certainly didn’t eat meat. And soon many more people at Disney theme parks and venues won’t have to, either. Yes, even Mickey seems to have gotten the word that plant-based eating is booming. Starting in early October, hungry patrons ...

It’s a typically government-designed, helpful-looking publication. It’s seldom if ever been considered controversial; in fact, many have never heard of it. But that’s changing fast. With surprising suddenness, the upcoming revision of Dietary Guidelines for Americans , published every half-decade by the US Departments of Agriculture (USDA) and Heal...

Not too many of us vegans have figured out how to make Cheese Danish we can eat, But delicious Danish-created cheese we can make ourselves and eat to our heart’s content? Now that’s news. It’s the story of a team of four master’s-program students, at Technical University of Denmark, who in 2018 created their DIY vegan cheese product, called “Cheese...

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