The European Parliament has rejected a proposal that would ban the use of terms like “burger,” “sausage,” and “steak” on plant-based products. Copa-Cogeca, the largest farmers’ association in Europe, supported the initial proposal. The group claimed that labeling vegetarian or vegan products with such terms is misleading and confusing for consumers. Greenpeace and the World […]
This is LIVEKINDLY’s roundup of the best entertainment, environment, food and fashion news in the plant-based world. Vegan power couple, Joaquin Phoenix and Rooney Mara, just welcomed their first child together. David Beckham says he hasn’t eaten meat in three weeks. Reel Paper is a California-based brand producing sustainable, 3-ply toilet paper from bamboo. Target announced the launch of high-protein vegan burgers under its flagship Good & Gather brand. Plant-based brand Vivera has invested €30 million to increase its production capacity. Reebok debuted its first vegan sneakers—and they’re as sustainable as they are stylish. Nordstrom has announced it will ban fur and exotic animal skins by the end of 2021.