French startup Suprême is producing an ethical and cruelty-free version of foie gras. The company’s version of the French pâté classic is made from cells extracted from a duck egg; these cells are then grown by “feeding” them basic nutrients and adjusting the levels of “good fats.” Suprême claims on its website that the result […]
A new simulator could put an end to military and Royal Navy live tests on pigs and other animals. Developed by a UK scientist, the simulator is designed to replace the need for “slow and costly” animal testing for treatments of lung injuries. The tests usually focus on injuries caused by exposure to the supersonic […]
Joining the likes of other British supermarkets, Morrisons is now stocking its own-brand vegan Red Leicester cheese slices. Dairy-based Red Leicester cheese is made in a similar way to cheddar but is typically more moist, crumbly, and holds a milder flavour. Morrisons’ dairy-free Red Leicester cheese, which is made using coconut oil and potato starch, contains […]
Australian burger chain Grill’d joined the Meatless Monday movement yesterday by offering only plant-based food for the day, including its Beyond Meat burgers. Traditionally known for its extensive beef burger menu, the chain decided to replace its usual offerings with vegan meat patties yesterday. Grill’d hopes to encourage its diners to consider eating more vegetables, […]
Canadian shoe and accessories retailer CALL IT SPRING has launched a budget-friendly vegan leather shoe collection. The brand announced its Spring 2019 collection will be completely vegan and will include vegan leather shoes and bags. All collections going forward will be vegan due to growing customer demand for cruelty-free products. “CALL IT SPRING noticed a […]
As one of the most recognizable plant-based meat brands on the market, most people have tried some form of Quorn in their lifetime. More and more people are now experimenting with reducing their regular meat intake, and the rise of veganism, vegetarianism, and flexitarianism means that Quorn products are more in demand now than ever […]
Spanish food manufacturer Foods For Tomorrow aims to change people’s perception of plant-based meat with its signature vegan chicken, called Heura. Since its 2017 launch, Foods For Tomorrow has become a hit among Spanish residents looking to reduce their meat consumption. The company’s Facebook page sees Heura getting 5/5 ratings in nearly 100 reviews, with one user […]
A vegan donut shop now exists in the Marvel Universe. A recent animated special based on the 2018 movie “Marvel Rising: Secret Warriors” introduced the new hangout for the young heroes. “Marvel Rising: Heart of Iron” sees “confusion, miscommunication, and some self-reflection that happened along the way,” according to the website. It features the character […]
“MasterChef” contestant Alexandra Talbot has partnered with British brewery Fuller’s to create limited edition vegan desserts. Having reached the semi-finals of the most recent series, Talbot created nine vegan desserts which will be available at Fuller’s pubs for the next six to eight weeks. The process involved consulting with Fuller’s head chefs Jamie Stone and […]
American ice cream brand Häagen-Dazs has launched vegan chocolate fudge ice cream bars just in time for warmer weather. The new offering features soy ice cream coated in dairy-free rice milk chocolate coating and includes “swirls of chocolate fudge” according to the brand’s website. The new vegan ice cream bars join the ever-growing lineup of […]
Animal lovers can now prepare themselves for any furry fatalities that may appear in movies with the website “Does The Dog Die.” The site tracks a variety of factors that could be triggering. Creator John Whipple told Lifehacker, “It was originally my sister’s idea. She found it frustrating to watch a movie with a dog […]
Snack lovers have cause for celebration as Asda is offering a vegan version of the popular British biscuit, Custard Creams. Though not labeled with the familiar name — which dates back to the Victorian era — the biscuits have been hailed as a convincing dupe. The Cookies & Cream Golden Biscuits are part of Asda’s […]