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Supermarket Sales Triple for Beyond Meat During COVID-19

Supermarket Sales Triple for Beyond Meat During COVID-19

Beyond Meat tripled its U.S. supermarket sales in the second quarter of 2020 in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. The California-based vegan meat producer spent around $5.9 million repackaging its products for sale in...
This Banana Tree Relative Could Cut COVID-19 Plastic Waste

This Banana Tree Relative Could Cut COVID-19 Plastic Waste

Abaca, a relative of the banana tree, could replace plastic in millions of single-use gowns and masks around the world, drastically reducing the quantity of post-COVID-19 plastic waste. The Philippines is the world's leading producer...
Vegan Food Sales In Germany Spike 37% In First Quarter

Vegan Food Sales In Germany Spike 37% In First Quarter

Vegan food sales in Germany increased by 37 percent during the first quarter of 2020. The German Federal Statistical Office published the data last week and highlighted animal welfare, hygiene, and working conditions for employees...
COVID19 Has Encouraged 25% of Millennial Brits to Embrace Veganism

25% of Millennial Brits Now Embrace Going Vegan Due to COVID-19

A new report reveals the COVID-19 outbreak has sparked an increase in veganism among millennial Brits. Market research firm Mintel conducted the study. It found 25 percent of Brits between the ages of 21 and...
Doctors Urge India’s Prime Minister Modi to Recommend Vegan Diet

Doctors Urge India’s Prime Minister Modi to Recommend Vegan Diet

Doctors in India are urging Prime Minister Narendra Modi to recommend a vegan diet amid the coronavirus pandemic. To date, more than 11.5 million people have contracted COVID-19 around the world. More than 6.2 million...
Jo-Anne McArthur Exposes Factory Farms In New Book

Jo-Anne McArthur Exposes Factory Farms In New Book

(Updated July 2, 2020) A new photography book from We Animals Media, entitled “Hidden: Animals in the Anthropocene” (stylized as HIDDEN), examines the relationship humans have with non-human animals around the globe. The collectible...
73% of the World’s Largest Meat Producers At Risk for Pandemics

73% of the World’s Largest Meat Producers At Risk for Pandemics

According to collaborative investor network Farm Animal Investment Risk and Return(FAIRR), meat producers are vulnerable to pandemics—but also a key factor in their creation. A new report, titled "An Industry Infected," warned investors of COVID-19's...
U.S. Meat Sales Set to Drop by $20 Billion

U.S. Meat Sales Set to Drop by $20 Billion

The meat industry is struggling amid the coronavirus pandemic. U.S. meat sales are projected to drop by more than $20 billion this year. Confirmed cases of COVID-19 and employee call-outs have caused a number of...
Move Over, Beyond Burgers, Tofu Is Going Mainstream

Move Over, Beyond Burgers, Tofu Is Going Mainstream

Sales of tofu have skyrocketed in the US amidst the coronavirus pandemic. As COVID-19 outbreaks pop up in meat processing facilities across the nation, a number of plants were forced to close or reduce operations....
Hasan Minhaj Just Exposed the 6 Meat Giants Controlling the Food Supply

Hasan Minhaj Just Exposed the 6 Meat Giants Controlling the Food Supply

"Patriot Act" host Hasan Minhaj explained how six companies came to control the majority of the U.S. meat industry. More than 5,000 meat plant workers have been infected and at least 20 have died as...
Sales of Vegan Food Just Jumped 90% During the Pandemic

Sales of Vegan Food Just Jumped 90% During the Pandemic

New data shows panic-buying during the coronavirus pandemic has contributed to a major jump in U.S. vegan food sales. The Plant Based Foods Association (PBFA), a trade organization that represents top vegan food brands, and...
Over 140 Coronavirus Cases Now At LA’s ‘Dodger Dog’ Meat Plant

Over 140 Coronavirus Cases Now at LA’s ‘Dodger Dog’ Meat Plant

More than 140 employees at a Los Angeles meat processing plant have tested positive for coronavirus. The Vernon plant, called Farmer John's Slaughterhouse, produces the Dodger Dog—a popular pork hot dog that's named after LA's...
Arnold Schwarzenegger Shares His Workouts With His Donkey LuLu

Arnold Schwarzenegger Shares His Workouts With His Donkey LuLu

Arnold Schwarzenegger just shared a video of his coronavirus lockdown workout featuring his donkey Lulu—one of the animals he shares his home with. The 72-year-old bodybuilder, actor, and former politician shared the short workout video...
China Announces ‘Severe’ Punishment Laws for Illegal Wild Animal Hunting and Trading

China Announces ‘Severe’ Punishment Laws for Illegal Wild Animal Hunting and Trading

The Chinese government announced that it would "severely" punish the illegal hunting or trading of wild animals. The announcement was made in a work report issued in May, as the nation attempts to implement...
Nurses Protest to Shut Down Slaughterhouses to Protect Public Health

Nurses Protest to Shut Down Slaughterhouses to Protect Public Health

Nurses in Delaware are calling for slaughterhouses to be shut down in the interest of public health. Last week, local nurses gathered with dieticians and residents outside the state capital building. They maintained social distancing...
Wuhan Bans Sale and Consumption of Wild Animals

Wuhan Bans Sale and Consumption of Wild Animals

Wuhan has officially banned the sale and consumption of bats and other wild animals. The city also banned the vast majority of wild animal hunting and declared itself "a wildlife sanctuary," reports CBS News. Wuhan...
11% of Ghana’s Coronavirus Infections Originate From a Tuna Factory

11% of Ghana’s Coronavirus Infections Originated At a Tuna Factory

More than 500 cases of coronavirus in Ghana, have been traced to one worker at a fish processing facility in the seafront town of Tema. The outbreak represents more than 11 percent of Ghana's...
Why 99-Cent Chicken Is Going to Be a Thing of the Past

Why 99-Cent Chicken Is Going to Be a Thing of the Past

The coronavirus outbreak has hit the meat industry hard. In the short term, this will cause meat prices to rise. But it could have a long-lasting impact too. Nearly half of the coronavirus hotspots in...
This Vegan Taqueria Is Using a Robot for Contactless Delivery

This Vegan Taqueria Is Using a Robot for Contactless Delivery

Vegan taqueria El Palote Panaderia has taken contact-free delivery to a whole new level. During the pandemic, the Dallas-based eatery is serving its signature plant-based tacos and burritos using a robot. “Honestly, the robot came...
Farmers in the meat and egg industries are euthanizing and aborting animals as the coronavirus (COVID-19) causes a breakdown in the supply chain.

Struggling Meat Industry Resorts to Early Slaughter With No Profits

(Updated May 17, 2020) | The struggling meat industry is resorting to early slaughter as the coronavirus (COVID-19) closes restaurants and slaughterhouses. Many producers set themselves up to cater specifically to the foodservice sector. They...
This Australian Tourism Company Is Regrowing the Great Barrier Reef

This Australian Tourism Company Is Regrowing the Great Barrier Reef

Australian underwater tourism company Passions of Paradise is repairing the Great Barrier Reef during a coronavirus-caused quiet period. The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic forced the Cairns-based company to cancel tours during lockdown. During their time off,...