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Judd Legum, founding editor-in-chief of political website ThinkProgress, has announced that he is trying to go vegan. In a tweet, the editor claimed that he was going to try vegan for a week and asked if anyone had any advice for him to help him transition. Legum joins many other people trying veganism this January […]
Prices of eggs have more than doubled in the EU — they’ve risen 55.8 percent, to be specific — leaving consumers looking for affordable alternatives. Following the growth of plant based foods, particularly in 2017, Ulrick & Short, a British starch specialist, has launched a vegan egg replacement called “ovaprox.” While this product is not […]
Ryan Bethencourt of the Vegan Mafia investors, (the name a subtle homage to Silicon Valley’s “PayPal Mafia”) has just announced his latest startup – a ‘clean meat’ pet food company: Wild Earth. Bethencourt and Ron Shigeta have funded and supported many vegan companies during their four years of business. These include Memphis Meats, Finless Foods, New Wave […]
According to the World Wildlife Fund, more than 85% of global fish stocks in our oceans are “at significant risk of illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing,” including species like the Bluefin tuna, which is currently on the Endangered Species protection list. And for Bay Area startup Finless Foods, which is using clean meat technology […]
The University of California’s Alternative Meats Lab students presented their most recent projects this week, and one group brought vegan bacon to the table. Students had to present innovative solutions to topical food system issues such as the texture, moisture, and taste of vegan meat, helping the alternative meat industry get closer and closer to an identical […]
Instagram is taking a big stand against animal cruelty and lending its powerful voice to the animals who don’t have one with a new alert system. In today’s interconnected, media-driven culture, it’s common that content — images in particular — can be delivered with inaccurate or little to no context. For example, what some folks […]