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SNL Takes On Big Dairy's Decline

SNL Takes On Big Dairy’s Decline

Following Dean Foods' bankruptcy filing last week, Saturday Night Live's Weekend Update dove into the issues with dairy. Anchor Michael Che interviews the fictitious president of milk distribution for Dean Foods, Scooter Rineholdt (Kyle...
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...
The Struggling Dairy Industry Is Losing One Farmer a Week

The Struggling Dairy Industry Is Losing One Farmer a Week

Amid slumping dairy sales, farmers are moving onto other careers. One dairy farmer leaves the industry every week, new research finds. The Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) -- a levy board funded by farmers...
Chocolate Milk Could Soon Be Banned From New York City Schools

Chocolate Milk Could Soon Be Banned From New York City Schools

Chocolate milk could soon be banned in New York City public schools due to health concerns. The city's Department of Education (DOE) is considering the ban on chocolate-flavored milk due to its high sugar content....
12,000 Doctors Just Urged the FDA to Put Cancer Warnings on Cheese

FDA Urged to Put Cancer Warnings on Cheese

The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) is urging the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to place breast cancer warnings on cheese. PCRM says it "combines the clout and expertise of more than 12,000...
Major NZ Dairy Company Loses Millions of Dollars as Plant Milk Rises

Major NZ Dairy Company Loses Millions of Dollars as Plant Milk Rises

Dairy giant Fonterra has experienced its second year of losses. The co-operative -- which is also New Zealand's largest company and the world's largest dairy exporter -- has reported a net loss after tax of...

Starbucks Says Dairy Is Contributing to Climate Change

Starbucks has acknowledged that dairy contributes to climate change. In a section on its website titled "Tackling Climate Change, the world's biggest coffee shop chain acknowledges that the leading contributors to its carbon footprint are...
Gü Makes Vegan Strawberry and Rhubarb Cheesecakes Now

Gü Makes Vegan Strawberry and Rhubarb Cheesecakes Now

UK-based dessert company Gü now offers vegan strawberry and rhubarb cheesecakes. The Fabulously Free From Strawberry & Rhubarb Cheesecakes are also gluten-free. The desserts contain real fruit pieces, coconut cream, and dairy-free cream cheese. Gü mostly...
Lidl Launches Budget Vegan Ice Cream Identical to Ben & Jerry’s

Lidl Launches Budget Vegan Ice Cream Identical to Ben & Jerry’s

Lidl supermarkets in the U.S. are now selling vegan Ben & Jerry's-style ice cream. U.S. locations of the global discount supermarket chain offer nondairy ice cream made with coconut milk. The pints boast a similar...
Milk Sales Drop 40% In Bangladesh As Consumers Fear Antibiotics

Milk Sales Drop 40% In Bangladesh As Consumers Fear Antibiotics

Amid antibiotic fears, milk sales have dropped more than 40 percent in Bangladesh. Dhaka University researchers recently discovered antibiotics in 11 of the country's most popular milk brands. They also found traces of detergent, bacteria,...
Could You Convince Earthling Ed Cow’s Milk Is for Humans?

Could You Convince Earthling Ed Cow’s Milk Is for Humans?

British animal rights activist Ed Winters -- known as Earthling Ed -- is a vegan educator and public speaker. He tours the world convincing people to ditch meat, dairy, and eggs, predominantly for the...
Dairy Alternatives Market Valued at More Than $1.2 Billion

Dairy Alternatives Market Valued at More Than $1.2 Billion

The dairy alternative market is worth $1.2 billion and it shows no signs of slowing down. According to the Good Food Institute (GFI), a nonprofit organization that promotes the advancement of plant and cell-based food,...
16 Million Brits Choose Vegan Milk Over Dairy

16 Million Brits Choose Vegan Milk Over Dairy

Dairy consumption is declining in the UK. New research shows around a quarter of British people now drink vegan milk. Market research firm Mintel surveyed 2,000 people in the UK to learn more about their...
Big Dairy’s Secret Marketing Plan Is Targeting Your Kids

Big Dairy’s Secret Marketing Plan Is Targeting Your Kids

The dairy industry is suffering. According to a report from earlier this year, nearly 3,000 dairy farms closed in the U.S. in 2018. Another highlighted that sales dropped by an estimated $1.1 billion compared...
25% of Brits Prefer Vegan Milk In Their Tea

25% of Brits Prefer Vegan Milk In Their Tea

Britain's favourite cuppa is changing, according to new research by Clipper Tea. The world's largest Fairtrade tea company said that more people are going dairy-free and having vegan milk in their tea. The research included...
'The Handmaid's Tale' Is the Dairy Industry

‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Is the Dairy Industry

Ear-tagged. Tortured with cattle prods. Confined. Raped. Impregnated, and then, newborns taken away from their mothers. If you’re thinking that sounds familiar -- like the premise of Hulu’s hit series “The Handmaid’s Tale” based on...

This Is Why Richard Branson Wants Dairy Farmers to Grow Weed

Sir Richard Branson, the founder of Virgin Airlines, thinks New Zealand could solve its environmental crises caused by the nation's dairy producers by swapping cows with cannabis. The billionaire entrepreneur told Newshub New Zealand in...
Why Vegans are Standing Up Against the Abortion Bans

Why Vegans are Standing Up for a Woman’s Right to Choose

New anti-abortion legislation in Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, Ohio, and Utah has divided the nation. The most restrictive bill was signed into law Wednesday by Alabama’s Republican Governor Kay Ivey. It prohibits...
James and Suzi Amis Cameron’s Vegan MUSE School Kitchen Wins First ‘Greenest Restaurant’ Award

Dairy Is Destroying the Planet, Says James and Suzy Cameron

Filmmaker James Cameron and his wife, environmental advocate Suzy Amis Cameron, have urged New Zealand to ditch dairy and other animal products for the good of the planet. Speaking at the Just Transition Summit in...
Natalie Portman May Have Just Turned 16,000 Students Into Vegan Feminists

Natalie Portman May Have Just Turned 16,000 Students Into Vegan Feminists

Natalie Portman is a vegan. And a feminist. And the Academy Award winner says the two go hand in hand. Portman recently delivered a speech during WE Day California, "a celebrity-packed celebration of youth activism,"...
Nearly 3,000 Dairy Farms Closed in the U.S. in 2018

Nearly 3,000 Dairy Farms Closed in the U.S. in 2018

More than 2,700 dairy farms shut down operations in 2018, according to new data from the USDA. It's a decline of nearly seven percent over the previous 12-month period. While a number of states reported...