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California Restaurant Makes Vegan ‘Eel’ From Spiralized Mushrooms

California diners looking for something unexpected can now try vegan eel. Located in downtown Fresno, owner Ian Cookson and his girlfriend Kim Sarabia never questioned it would be, Libelula is named after the Spanish word...
You Can Now Adopt ‘Too-Friendly’ Pups Who Failed Government Training

You Can Now Adopt ‘Too-Friendly’ Pups Who Failed Government Training

Shelters aren’t the only place that have dogs up for adoption - people looking to add a furry family member to their brood can adopt from the Transportation and Security Administration (TSA) too. The programme...
Nestlé to Launch 'Incredible' Vegan Burger in Europe

Nestlé to Launch ‘Incredible’ Vegan Burger in Europe

Hot on the heels of joining the Future Food Initiative, Nestlé announced today it is launching its vegan burger in Europe. The new Incredible Burger, which will be sold under the Garden Gourmet brand, is...
Burger King to Launch Vegan Whopper In Canada

Burger King’s Vegan Whopper Is About to Go Nationwide

Updated August 1, 2019. The vegan Burger King Impossible Whopper is about to go nationwide. Starting August 8, the meat-free Whopper will roll out to every Burger King in the U.S., CNN reports. The burger --...

New Vegan White Chocolate Chips From Nestlé Toll House Have Arrived

Nestlé Toll House has released vegan white chocolate chips as the newest product in its dairy-free baking products range. Made using tapioca starch, the white morsels will add to the Simply Delicious Morsels range. According...

Vegan Meat Brand Launches Meaty Jerky In 4 Flavors

Vegan meat company Upton's Naturals launched a new range of plant-based jerky earlier this year, adding to its growing family of vegan-friendly meat products and ready meals. The brand, which launched in 2006 in Chicago,...

These Vegan Shoes Are Made From Old Plastic Bottles

Brazilian brand Insecta makes handcrafted eco-friendly, vegan footwear out of recycled materials. According to the brand's website, its products use "recycled PET bottles, recycled cotton, reclaimed rubber, vintage clothing, reusable fabrics and leftovers from production...

You’ll Switch to Vegan Milk After You See This Billboard

Swedish brand Oatly has taken advertising to new heights with its most recent London campaign. Following on from successful campaigns in major transport hubs like Kings Cross station, Oatly has taken its message to the...
Rekorderlig Announces Its Ciders Are Now Vegan

Rekorderlig Announces Its Ciders Are Now Vegan

Swedish alcoholic beverage brand Rekorderlig announced that its ciders will be vegan-friendly in time for summer. Until recently, the brand's fruity ciders weren't suitable for vegans as the company used gelatine in the filtering process. However,...

Iran to Ban Parks That Promote Dolphin Cruelty

The Iranian government has announced it will release restrictions on the development of any new dolphinariums in the country in a bid to address animal cruelty concerns. The Deputy Director for the Department of Environment,...

Canadian Researchers Dedicating 2 Years Perfecting Vegan Steak

Researchers at the University of Guelph were awarded a grant of $330,000 to carry out research into vegan steaks over the next two years. The grant -- funded by the Good food Institute (GFI) in...
Vegan Eggs Come to the Biggest Egg Producer In South America

South America’s Largest Egg Producer Is Now Selling Vegan Eggs

Brazilian-based Grupo Mantiqueira, South America's largest egg producer, has developed a vegan egg in response to growing demand for plant-based food. The company launched its product, N.Ovo at the 31st Rio Super Expofood event...

Your Meat Will Soon Come From Algae (and It Will Be Delicious)

The development of algae protein could be the next big thing for vegan meat, as the number of companies researching the versatile plant-based ingredient increases. Although research into the use of algae as a biofuel...

The Meat Industry Is Hosting a Vegan Conference in Holland

One of the meat industry's biggest news websites, GlobalMeat News, will host a vegan conference in Holland this summer. Announcing on the conference website, GlobalMeat News is "pleased to present our exciting new conference, that...

Vegan Chocolate Walnut Whips Are Here

Vegans can now enjoy classic chocolate walnut whips, just in time for Easter. The dark chocolate version of the favorite, created by chocolate crafters Hadleigh Maid, are available across the UK. Released earlier this year,...

You Can Now Buy Vegan Tuna at Walmart

Vegan meat brand Loma Linda Foods launched a new line of vegan tuna, in partnership with Walmart, adding to the leading supermarket's already wide range of vegan food. The new range includes tinned vegan tuna...

California Becomes Drought-Free, Attracts One Billion Butterflies

The U.S. National Drought Mitigation Centre has declared California, also known as The Golden State, drought-free for the first time since December 2011. The change is attracting record numbers of butterflies, much to the...

Vegan Doctor T. Colin Campbell Just Turned 85

World-renowned biochemist and plant-based nutritional scientist T. Colin Campbell, PhD, has celebrated his 85th birthday and shows no signs of slowing down soon. Well known for his book "The China Study," published in 2005, Campbell...

Brooklyn’s Borough President Just Shut Down the Meat Industry

Vegan Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams has delivered a snappy response to The North American Meat Institute (NAMI). The organization requested that the plan for Meatless Mondays in New York City schools be retracted on...

Sweet Guide to All the Vegan ’90s British Candy

There has been a huge growth in the vegan and organic sweet treat market in the last few years, especially since plant-based eating has become increasingly popular. Last year, a report noted that the vegan...

Gardein Just Launched Vegan Steak and Egg Breakfast Bowls

Twenty-five-year-old plant-based meat company Gardein is expanding its range with eleven new frozen ready meals. As well as its new Sliced Italian Sausage -- which is the first vegan meat product of its kind --...