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Brooklyn Government Gives Families Free Vegan Meals Amid Coronavirus

Brooklyn Gives Families Vegan Food During Coronavirus Lockdown

(Updated March 25, 2020) | The Brooklyn government distributed free vegan meals to families in need over the weekend.  On Saturday, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams joined animal rights organization Mercy for Animals (MFA) and...
13 Politicians Around the World Who Refuse to Eat Meat

These 13 Politicians Refuse to Eat Meat

(Updated January 2, 2020) | Meat is a political issue. And these plant-based politicians are refusing to eat meat for a number of reasons. Some are doing it for the climate, as animal agriculture...
New York City Is Going to Cut Meat Consumption By 50%

New York City to Cut Meat Consumption By 50%

  New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced today a plan to slash greenhouse gases by phasing out the purchase of processed meat and reducing beef purchases by 50 percent. The actions are part of...

Brooklyn’s Borough President Just Shut Down the Meat Industry

Vegan Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams has delivered a snappy response to The North American Meat Institute (NAMI). The organization requested that the plan for Meatless Mondays in New York City schools be retracted on...
New York City May Have Its First Vegan Mayor in 2021

New York City May Have Its First Vegan Mayor in 2021

New York City might soon have its first vegan mayor. Vegan Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams has announced that he is running for mayor of NYC during the 2021 elections. The news follows last week's...

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams Featured on Official New York City Vegan Phone Message

New Yorkers who call the City of New York will now hear a message from vegan Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams when they're put on hold. The message promotes the new plant-based program at Bellevue...

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams Urges Constituents to Go Vegan With 10-Day Challenge

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams is encouraging his constituents to ditch animal products with a new vegan challenge. The challenge, named "Jumpstart Your Health 10-Day," asks members of the community to adopt a plant-based diet...

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams Presents Vegan Cardiology Program

Vegan Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams will present a special talk on the relationship between diet and cardiovascular disease later this month. Called "Nutrition and CV Disease: Taking the DIE Out of DIET," the event...
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Vegan Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams Launches Plant-Based Lifestyle Medicine Program

The office of vegan Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams has announced the launch of a new preventative medicine program at Bellevue Hospital, the oldest public hospital in the nation. Called the Plant-Based Lifestyle Program, the...
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Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams Stars in New Forks Over Knives Documentary ‘Reversing Diabetes...

Vegan Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams was featured in a new mini-documentary series produced by Forks Over Knives, an online platform that promotes the health benefits of a plant-based diet based on the 2011 documentary...
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Vegan Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams Launches Plant-Based Nutrition Page to Help the Community...

Vegan Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams has launched a plant-based nutrition page in response to the growing interest among residents. "When I speak at our plant-based meetups and other health-focused events, I tell crowds of people about...