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More Than 27,000 Hidden Factory Farms Exposed In New Map

More Than 27,000 Hidden Factory Farms Exposed In New Map

Animal rights activists published a map with the locations of more than 27,000 factory farms. This includes 5,812 farms identified via satellite, many of which previously did not appear on public record. The map, known...
Growing Vegetables In Space Is Easier Than It Sounds

Growing Vegetables In Space Is Easier Than It Sounds

Science fiction has often imagined what food in space would be like. In the various Star Trek series, food has evolved from colorful cubes in the original series to being synthesized by machines. It...
Irish Farmers Association Says It’s Time to Eat Less Meat

Irish Farmers Association Says It’s Time to Eat Less Meat

The president of the Irish Farmers Association (IFA) Joe Healy has said that the United Nations (UN) is "not wrong" to suggest a reduction in meat consumption. Healy responded to recent data that found...
Scientists Secure $1.65M to Improve Vegan Meat

Scientists Secure $1.65M to Improve Vegan Meat

Canadian researchers at the University of Saskatchewan have been awarded $1.65 million to perfect plant-based protein cultivation in order to satisfy the demand for vegan meat. Michael Nickerson -- a professor at the university and...
Why Hemp Is the Future of Sustainable Farming

Why Hemp Is the Future of Sustainable Farming

Hemp is a gamechanger for the health of people and the planet. First Crop, a public benefit company dedicated to improving the health and wellness of people and the planet through the regenerative power...

California Dairy Farmers Are Switching to Almonds

Faced with milk's declining profitability, some California dairy farmers have "diversified" with almond groves over the past few years. Why Almonds? In California, one of the biggest dairy states in the country, some farmers have converted...
Dairy Farmer Says Industry Must Adapt to Vegan Demand

40% of Farmers Think Veganism Is the Future

Vegan, vegetarian, and flexitarian diets are "here to stay," a dairy farmer has said. Writing for the Irish Independent, journalist and farmer Darragh McCullough spoke about the rising demand for plant-based food, adding that the...
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Canadian Government Invests $153 Million to Keep Vegan Beyond Burger at Fast Food Chain...

Over the summer, fast-food chain A&W added the vegan Beyond Burger to the menu of nearly 1,000 Canadian locations. The plant-based burger was met with overwhelming customer support, with several stores reporting that the...
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Steep Chinese Tariffs Could End U.S. Shark Fin Industry

An increased trade tariff by China could result in the end of America's shark fin industry. In the ever-increasing severe trade wars between China and the U.S., the Asian country recently introduced a 25 percent increased...

Swapping Meat For Vegan Food Could Feed 350 Million People, Says Study

A new study has uncovered problems surrounding our current food system's land use and how this interplays with world hunger issues. The research revealed that swapping animal-based items with vegan food could feed an...

Petition to Ban The Export Of Live Animals to be Debated in UK Parliament

A petition to end the export of live animals after Brexit is due to be discussed and debated in Parliament by MPs at the end of February. The petition states, ‘the transport of live animals...

‘Clean Meat’ Could Provide Solution to Organ Shortage

'Clean meat' has made news many times this year, making leaps and bounds in development and also receiving investment from some big names. Clean meat involves growing muscle tissue identical to animal tissues from stem...

The Economist Give Out Free Vegan Beyond Burgers to Show the ‘Future of Food’

The Economist has just adopted a modern yet delicious form of advertising aimed to lure new subscribers to their news magazine. An unmissable food truck, slathered in a vibrant shade of hot red, will be...
Animal Activist Kristen Bell Selected to Narrate Upcoming Imax Documentary 'Pandas'

WWF Report Suggests Vegan Diet Could Save Animals from Extinction

The World Wildlife Foundation's new summary report, titled 'Appetite for Destruction', focuses on the effect our appetite for animal protein has on the planet and brings to light many of the environmental issues vegans have...

Demand for Vegan Meat Leaves Farmers Concerned For Their Future

Plant-based burger patties, vegan vending machines, plant-milks and vegan ice-creams are just a few products included as part of the fast and ever-expanding market of alternatives to animal-based food. However, not everyone is happy about...