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Plant-Based Impossible Burgers Are Now As Cheap As Beef

Plant-Based Impossible Burgers Are Now As Cheap As Beef

Impossible Foods has reduced the price of its plant-based Impossible Burger to better compete with beef. The Californian company aims to make achieve price parity between its vegan meat and traditional 80:20 beef products. According...
The London School Of Economics Bans Beef for the Climate

The London School Of Economics Bans Beef for the Climate

The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) will implement a beef ban across campus in an effort to mitigate climate change. Phoebe Woodruff, a student activist and campus representative for animal rights organization...
Is Grass-Fed Beef Really Sustainable?

Is Grass-Fed Beef Really Sustainable?

Hamburgers pose a problem to environmentally-conscious carnivores. Animal agriculture accounts for 14.5 percent of human-caused greenhouse gas emissions, according to the United Nation’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). Cattle raised for meat and dairy...
UEA Is the Latest University to Ban Beef for the Climate

UEA Is the Latest University to Ban Beef for the Climate

(Updated December 11, 2019) | The University of East Anglia (UEA) in Norwich, England, is the latest university to ban beef for climate change reasons. UEA's student-elected Union Council passed a motion to ban the...
Beef Is Banned From the Salesforce Conference

Beef Is Banned From the Salesforce Conference

San Francisco-based software company Salesforce has banned beef from its Dreamforce conference. The mega-event, which brings together 171,000 people for four days, celebrates "trailblazers and customer success."  The beef ban saves 9 million gallons of...
The Complete Guide to Vegan Steak

The Complete Guide to Vegan Steak

(Updated February 2020) Vegan steak was once an oxymoron. But now, juicy, meaty, fully plant-powered slabs of steak are here, and they're not going away anytime soon. Data released by The Good Food Institute (GFI)...
Helsinki University Just Banned Beef

Helsinki University Just Banned Beef

Helsinki University is taking beef off the menu to lower its carbon footprint. Starting February, all UniCafe cafeterias owned by the school's student union will drop beef dishes from their lunch menus. Beef will also...
800-Year-Old Portuguese University Just Banned Beef

Portugal’s Oldest University Just Banned Beef

The University of Coimbra in Portugal has announced a ban on beef in a bid to reduce its environmental impact. The university, which was established in 1290, previously served around 20 tonnes of beef in...
This Salad Chain Is Replacing All Beef With Beyond Meat

This Salad Chain Just Replaced All Its Beef With Vegan Meat

Just Salad has replaced all of the beef on its menu with vegan meat. The U.S.-based fast-casual restaurant chain -- which has more than 30 locations across the country -- replaced beef with vegan meat...
EU Urged to Ban Brazilian Beef to Save The Amazon

EU Urged to Ban Brazilian Beef to Save the Amazon

Finland has urged the EU to consider banning Brazilian beef from its markets because of the meat industry's role in the Amazon rainforest fires. The Northern European nation currently holds the presidency of the Council...
Khloe Kardashian Urges 96 Million Followers to Ditch Beef

Khloé Kardashian Urges 97 Million Followers to Ditch Beef

Khloé Kardashian, reality TV star and socialite with an Instagram following of more than 97 million, urged her fanbase to ditch beef following the news of the devastating Amazon fires. The 35-year-old "Keeping Up With...
The Amazon Is Burning. And It’s Because We Eat Beef

The Amazon Is Burning. And It’s Because We Eat Beef

Updated October 18, 2019. The Amazon rainforest is on fire. The fires burning up the world’s largest tropical rainforest have been raging for three weeks and are the fastest ever recorded in the area. Scientists...

Lightlife’s New Vegan Ground Beef Actually Tastes Like the Real Thing

Veggie and vegan meat brand Lightlife has launched ground beef that tastes just like the real deal. Lightlife -- which labels itself "the plant-based protein pioneer" -- announced the launch of its new vegan-friendly product on Instagram. "Lightlife...
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Virgin Atlantic Removes Beef and Palm Oil From Flight Menus

Sir Richard Branson's international airline Virgin Atlantic, with flights from the UK, North America, the Caribbean, Africa, the Middle East, and Asia, has been removing ingredients deemed unsustainable such as beef, unsustainable palm oil, and soy...

UN Says Drastically Cut Beef If You Want Water to Drink

The UN Environment is urging people to reduce their consumption of meat products to save water. As part of its #SolveDifferent campaign, the international organization has used its various social media platforms to share infographics...
UK Climate Scientists Urge Consumers to Drastically Reduce Beef and Lamb Consumption

Climate Scientists Urge UK to Reduce Beef and Lamb Production by 50%

The number of cattle and sheep in the UK should be reduced by 20 to 50 percent to help save the environment, according to a new report by the Committee on Climate Change (CCC). According...

Vegan Meat Investor Bill Gates Says Beef and Dairy Cattle Would Rank 3rd in...

Bill Gates is known for supporting sustainable alternatives to traditional animal products. In a recent Twitter post, the vegan meat investor highlighted the importance of stepping away from animal agriculture, stating that the beef and dairy industries would rank...

United Nations Says Tackling Meat Is World’s Most ‘Urgent’ Problem

Last week, two companies were honored by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) for their work in creating plant-based meats that rival conventional meat. According to UNEP, these companies -- Beyond Meat and Impossible...
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One Vegan Beyond Burger Produces 90% Fewer Greenhouse Gas Emissions Than Beef

A new report has compared the environmental impact of a vegan meat burger versus a beef patty. The life-cycle analysis report was released by Beyond Meat, the company behind the "bleeding" Beyond Burger, that replicates...
Why Vegan Company Beyond Meat is Creating Food for Carnivores

Vegan Beyond Burger Outsells Beef in Major Supermarket’s Meat Case

In a recent interview with Forbes, Beyond Meat founder and CEO Ethan Brown revealed that the company's popular vegan Beyond Burger outsold beef at a major southern California supermarket for the five-week period ending...
50% of Diet-Related Greenhouse Gases Would Be Eliminated If 20% of Americans Went Vegan

50% of Diet-Related Greenhouse Gases Would Be Eliminated If 20% of Americans Went Vegan

Nearly half of all diet-related greenhouse gas emissions in the U.S. are produced by 20 percent of Americans, finds a new study published in the journal Environmental Research Letters. The culprit: beef. Research teams from...