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100% of the New Vegan Adidas Shoe Can Be Recycled

Sportswear retailer Adidas has announced a new vegan, recyclable trainer. The brand unveiled the Futurecraft.LOOP trainer earlier this month. The shoe -- created from one single material, thermoplastic polyurethane --  is made using Adidas' signature...

Products That Destroy Rainforests Could Be Banned in California

A new bill could aid rainforest preservation by banning services or products linked to rainforest deforestation. The bill would require contractors that import to California to ensure their policies and products aren’t contributing to tropical...

Brazilians Are Making Vegan Burgers With Artificial Intelligence

Updated May 21, 2019. A new Brazilian startup is using artificial intelligence to create vegan burgers. The plant-based meat is now available in São Paulo. The vegan burger was created by food tech startup Fazenda...

Al Gore Says Vegan Burgers Can Help Reverse Climate Change

Former vice president and  environmental activist Al Gore credited vegan burgers like the Impossible Whopper for helping climate change and greenhouse gases. Speaking at a Climate Reality lunch event, Gore said "We now have an...

Meat-Heavy Diets Now Kill More People Than Tobacco

A new study has shown meat-heavy diets have higher health risks and may kill more people than tobacco. Published in The Lancet journal, the study tracked consumption trends in 195 countries by looking at data...

Miley Cyrus’s ‘Hannah Montana’ Memorabilia Auctioned to Save Animals

Items from Hannah Montana, worn by vegan actress and singer Miley Cyrus during the first two years of the show, will be auctioned to raise money for wild animal rescue charity, Wilder Minds. Run by...
Etihad Airlines Is Dropping 80% of Its Plastic Use By 2020

Etihad Airways Just Flew a Totally Plastic-Free Flight

Airlines are waking up to the scale of their contribution to the problem of single-use plastic. Etihad has become the second airline to operate a single-use plastic-free flight, with its Abu Dhabi-Brisbane service landing on...

Wagamama’s Vegan Egg Rice Bowl Is Coming to the U.S.

Popular Japanese-inspired British restaurant chain Wagamama is launching a vegan egg rice bowl across the UK and U.S. Originally developed by vegan chef Gaz Oakley, known as Avant-Garde Vegan, the restaurant trailed the egg last...

France Is Developing Cruelty-Free Foie Gras

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...

The Royal Navy May Finally Stop Blowing Up Live Pigs for Research

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...

Vegan Red Leicester Cheese Slices Just Arrived at Morrisons

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,...
Aussie Burger Chain Goes Completely Meat Free

Aussie Burger Chain Goes Completely Meat Free

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...

Shoe Brand Launches Budget Friendly Vegan Leather Collection

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...

Everything You Need to Know About The Ordinary’s Vegan and Cruelty Free Skincare

The Ordinary is one of the beauty world's biggest success stories. Well-known for its affordability, it's honesty is attracting fans all over the globe. The Rise of Vegan Beauty When the Economist named 2019 the "Year...

The Complete Guide to Vegan Quorn Products

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...
Vegan Spanish Meat Producer Expanding to 5,000 Locations

Spanish Company Develops Realistic Vegan Chicken

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...

There’s Now a Vegan Donut Shop in the Marvel Universe

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...
You Can Now Get MasterChef Vegan Pudding at Fuller’s Pubs

You Can Now Get MasterChef Vegan Pudding at Fuller’s Pubs

"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...

Häagen-Dazs Launches Vegan Chocolate Fudge Ice Cream Bars

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...

Never Watch Another Dog Die in a Movie Thanks to This Website

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...
Vegan Custard Creams Are a Thing and They’re Delicious

Vegan ‘Custard Creams’ Now Available at Asda

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...