This week’s vegan news: Five-time Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton is opening hundreds of vegan restaurants. The chain called “Neat Burger” debuted this week, and its burgers made with Beyond Meat and Violife cheese sold out in 2 hours. Finland is urging the European Union to ban Brazilian beef imports due to the recent Amazon fires.
Porsche’s 2020 Taycan has a vegan leather interior option. Tesla reveals that its Model 3 is now completely vegan after making improvements to its non-leather steering wheel. San Francisco International Airport has banned single-use plastic water bottles. Meat consumption has dropped 20% in Europe in the past 3 months.
MorningStar Farms might be the next vegan meat brand to go public, following in the footsteps of Beyond Meat’s successful IPO. The Kellogg-owned brand just revealed its new Incogmeato line of plant-based products. Sir David Attenborough’s documentary “Climate Change: The Facts” will make you consider becoming an environmentalist. The UK’s Labour Party is fighting for animal rights, and has written a 50 point manifesto that would ban cruelties such as animal testing and trophy hunting.