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The World’s Largest Meat Producer Just Launched a Lab for Vegan Meat

The World’s Largest Meat Producer Just Launched a Lab for Vegan Meat

JBS, the world's largest meat producer, has launched a vegan meat lab. The Brazilian company is producing plant-based proteins at the Incredible Lab—which is managed by the JBS owned Seara Alimentos. This collaborative food tech hub...
Vegan Company Buys 15,000 Acres in the Amazon to Protect It

VeganNation Buys 15,000 Acres of the Amazon Rainforest Just to Protect It

VeganNation has bought 15,000 acres of Amazon rainforest. The Israeli company -- which launched its own cryptocurrency last year called VeganCoin -- describes itself as a "global, vegan, decentralized nation, powered by the blockchain technology." Following...
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...
Vegan Burgers Have Arrived at Burger King in Brazil

Vegan Burgers Have Arrived at Burger King in Brazil

Updated September 21, 2019. | Burger King Brazil is joining in on the plant-based meat action. The chain is trialing its own meat-like veggie burger in 58 São Paulo locations, reports Época Negócios. "The brand...
Vegan Meat Launches In World's Top Beef Eating Country

Vegan Meat Launches in Top Beef Eating Country

Marfrig Global Foods is bringing vegan meat to Brazil -- one of the world's largest consumers of animal-based beef. Marfrig -- the world’s largest hamburger producer, exporting to more than 100 countries -- recently teamed...

Brazilians Are Making Vegan Burgers With Artificial Intelligence

Updated May 21, 2019. A new Brazilian startup is using artificial intelligence to create vegan burgers. The plant-based meat is now available in São Paulo. The vegan burger was created by food tech startup Fazenda...
Meatless Mondays Come to All New York City Schools

Meatless Lunches Come to 1.1 Million Brazilian Students

São Paulo, Brazil’s second largest city has joined the Meat Free Monday movement by implementing a meatless lunch policy across its schools. According to Meat Free Mondays, the city began feeding school children vegetarian meals twice...
30% of Brazilians are Opting for Vegan Food, New Research Finds

30% of Brazilians are Opting for Vegan Food, New Research Finds

Brazilians are developing a taste for vegan food, according to new research. The country is known for its love of barbecue and animal agriculture, but that seems to be changing, says new data from...
Minas Gerais Becomes 7th Brazilian State to Ban Animal Testing

Minas Gerais Becomes 7th Brazilian State to Ban Animal Testing

Brazil is one step closer to ban animal testing for cosmetic purposes after the state of Minas Gerais voted to end the practice in the region. Minas Gerais joins Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, Paraná,...
Schools in Four Brazilian Cities to Make History and Go Vegan in 2019

Schools in Four Brazilian Cities to Make History and Go Vegan in 2019

School cafeterias in Brazil are transitioning to vegan menus, the Humane Society International (HSI) has announced. The transition will be seen in four cities and will be completed by 2019. The schools are participating in...

26 Million Vegan Meals to be Served by New Conscious Eating Program

Mercy For Animals’ Conscious Eating program, which encourages people to eat more plant-based meals, has been gaining significant momentum over the past year. Policy commitments from schools, universities, and social service agencies were secured. This means, in total, more than...

Switzerland’s Meat and Dairy Consumption is Destroying Brazil’s Rainforest

Swiss people are using their vote to never run out of food ever again. On Sunday this week, polls will determine an amendment to constitution which will "guarantee food supply, protect land and ensure...