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Burger King Launched Vegan Chicken Nuggets, But…

Burger King Launched Vegan Chicken Nuggets, But…

Fast-food burger chain Burger King just added vegan chicken nuggets to its menu. The catch? They're only available in Germany—for now, at least. "From September on, guests can look forward to tasty, meat-free nuggets in...

This German Supermarket Saves 2,000 Tonnes of Food Waste a Year

Berlin supermarket chain SirPlus sells expired products and wonky vegetables in a bid to reduce food waste. According to the World Economic Forum, it saved around 2,000 tonnes of food waste in one year. In Germany,...
Germany Moves to Protect Slaughterhouse Workers From Abuse

Germany Moves to Protect Slaughterhouse Workers From Abuse

A new draft bill may protect slaughterhouse workers from abuse in Germany. Last week, Chancellor Angela Merkel's Cabinet approved a draft bill that would ban the use of subcontractors and agency workers in the meat...
A Bird Flu Outbreak Threatens Germany’s Chicken Farmers

A Bird Flu Outbreak Threatens Germany’s Chicken Farmers

German authorities reported a case of avian influenza A virus in the eastern German state of Saxony on Monday. The H5N8 "bird flu" is highly contagious and can infect domesticated birds like chickens, turkeys, and...
Meat Giant Is Launching Vegan Range In Supermarkets Across Germany

Meat Giant Is Launching Vegan Range In Supermarkets Across Germany

Rügenwalder Mühle’s new vegan sausages, mince, and beef burger products will be available at self-service meat shelves and self-service meat counters across Germany. The three soy-based products are based on a new recipe that gives...
Berlin's Traffic Lights Want You to Go Vegan

Berlin’s Traffic Lights Want You to Go Vegan

Traffic lights in Berlin want you to stop eating meat and go vegan. According to BZ Berlin, activists have pasted "stop meat" templates on red traffic lights across Berlin-Mitte and Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg. On the green lights,...
Germany Is Closing 84 Coal Plants to Save the Planet

Germany Is Closing 84 Coal Plants to Save the Planet

(Updated October 6, 2019) Germany will close all 84 of its coal power plants. The nation -- one of the world's largest consumers of coal -- will rely on renewable energy instead. The announcement came...
Germans Want a Meat Tax to Save the Planet

Germans Want a Meat Tax to Save the Planet

German lawmakers have proposed a meat tax to help save the planet. Meat is currently relatively cheap across Germany and features in a number of traditional dishes. The national dish, sauerbraten, is a meaty pot...
Aldi Just Launched Meaty, Vegan ‘Wonder’ Burgers

Aldi Just Launched Meaty, Vegan ‘Wonder’ Burgers

Aldi Süd in Germany is upping its vegan food range. The supermarket chain will soon introduce the vegan Wonder Burger. The realistic plant-based burger will join Aldi's Mein Veggie Tag label. The protein-packed patty is...
Daycare Pork Ban Incites Nationwide Outrage Across Germany

Daycare Pork Ban Incites Nationwide Outrage Across Germany

Two German daycare centers recently announced they would remove pork from their menus. The decision attracted criticism from some of the public, motivating police to park patrol cars outside of the centers for protection. Two...
German Sausage Company Replaces Currywurst With Vegan Meat

German Sausage Company Replaces Currywurst With Vegan Meat

Updated September 17, 2019 |German meat brand Rügenwalder Mühle will discontinue production of its currywurst in order to scale up production of vegan and vegetarian meat. The 185-year-old brand's meatless range was highly successful in...
German Circus Goes Cruelty-Free With Holographic Animals

German Circus Goes Cruelty-Free With Holographic Animals

Circus Roncalli, a Germany-based circus troupe, is the first in the world to replace circus animals with holograms. The decades-old circus adopted the cruelty-free method recently, using 11 projectors, lasers, and lenses to produce the...
Vegan Beyond Burgers Sold Out At All Lidl Supermarkets ‘Immediately’

Vegan Beyond Burgers Sold Out At All Lidl Supermarkets ‘Immediately’

Beyond Meat's German debut mirrored the vegan meat company's success in other markets - selling out almost immediately after launching at Lidl supermarkets across the country. The vegan burgers launched in the discount supermarket chain...

McDonald’s Launches Meaty ‘Big Vegan’ Burger

Updated June 2019 | McDonald's Germany has launched its first vegan burger. Called the Big Vegan TS, the new option features Nestlé's new plant-based Incredible Burger. Made from a blend of soy and wheat protein,...
32% of Germans Think Cow’s Milk Is Too Unhealthy to Drink

32% of Germans Think Cow’s Milk Is Too Unhealthy to Drink

A growing number of Germans believe that cow's milk is too unhealthy to drink, according to new research from the German Society for Consumer Research. Does Milk Do a Body Good? The study, commissioned by Swedish...
Germany Urged to Slash Meat Consumption by 50%

Germany Urged to Slash Meat Consumption by 50%

Halving meat consumption could help Germany reduce greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs) by as much as 32 percent, according to a new study published in the journal Environmental Science and Technology. Researchers from the Chinese Academy of...
Germany Just Shut Down Its Last Fur Farm

Germany Just Shut Down Its Last Fur Farm

Germany's last remaining fur farmer has closed. The Rahden-based farm "now stands empty," according to PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals), signaling the end of fur production in yet another EU country. Germany's Fur...

Vegan Chicken and Steak Launched By German Meat Giant

German meat company Rügenwalder Mühle has added to its meat-free range with three new products: vegan chicken filet, vegan steak, and vegan chicken cold cuts. The company, which specializes in processed meat like sausages and...
The Impact of Insect Loss

1 Million Bavarians Band Together to Save the Bees

More than one million Bavarians have signed a petition to save bees and other insects with new farming restrictions. The four-page petition proposes amendments to Bavaria's nature protection law, according to National Geographic, altering how...
German Company SELEGGT Develops Free Technology for Egg Farms to Eradicate Culling of Male Chicks

German Company SELEGGT Develops Free Technology for Egg Farms to Eradicate Culling of Male...

The world's first "no-kill" eggs are now on sale in Germany. As reported by the Sun, the technology was developed by German scientists at Leipzig University, one of the world's oldest universities. Called SELEGGT, the company...
London Marathon Reduced 200,000 Plastic Bottles With Edible Water Pods

This Is How Germany Is Going to Get Its Country Off of Plastic

Germany's Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety recently announced a five-point plan to reduce the nation's plastic waste. Svenja Schulze, the Environment Minister, said in a statement, "We produce far too...