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A proposed London Underground advertisement for food delivery company Farmdrop was rejected for containing images of bacon, butter, eggs, and jam. A new junk food ban is in place on Transport for London (TfL) trains and platforms, and Farmdrop’s ad did not comply with the regulations, the BBC reports. Introduced last month, TfL’s ban — […]
Ireland’s leading fuel and convenience store chain Circle K has upped its vegan food options. The company, which has more than 420 stations across Ireland, launched a vegan BLT to cater to the growing demand for meat-free food. A social media user spotted the product and posted an image online in the Vegans Of Ireland […]
Doctors from the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM), an organization made up of more than 12,000 medical professionals, protested against McDonald’s Bacon Hour. During the promotion, customers received free bacon with any order. The demonstration saw to doctors holding red-and-yellow signs reading “#BreakUpWithBacon,” “Colorectal Cancer: I’m Riskin’ It,” and “Bacon Causes Butt Cancer” outside […]
Two Northern Irish academics, along with a top NHS doctor, are demanding that Parliament do more to raise awareness about the cancer risks associated with eating processed meat. In a joint statement, they urged for the government to acknowledge and highlight the dangers of consuming meats – like bacon, salami, and ham – in a […]
IKEA’s packaging supplier, technology company Ecovative, has created plant-based bacon out of mushrooms, Forbes reports. Founded in 2006 by college friends Eben Bayer (who grew up on a pig farm) and Gavin McIntyre, Ecovative uses mycelium – a fast-growing mushroom root system – to craft materials. It previously used the technology to make packaging for IKEA […]
UK-based artisan crisp brand Fairfields Farm has launched its first vegan-friendly meat flavour “Bacon & Tomato” in Co-Operative stores across the country. According to Laura Strathern, co-founder of Fairfields Farm, the new meaty flavour – described as a “delicious combination of subtle bacon flavours with a sweet and tangy tomato aftertaste” – was launched to appeal to […]
Plant-based snack brand Outstanding Foods has announced that its “tasty as hell” Pig Out vegan bacon chips are coming to Whole Foods, Kroger, Sprouts, Wegmans, Fairway, and Plum Market stores nationwide. Outstanding Foods was born out of a desire to make cruelty-free, plant-based living as accessible as possible. “People want to eat mindfully but without sacrificing taste or texture,” […]

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