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Joaquin Phoenix Urges Slaughterhouse Workers to Report Abuse

Joaquin Phoenix Urges Slaughterhouse Workers to Report Abuse

Joaquin Phoenix is urging slaughterhouse workers to report instances of abuse. The award-winning vegan actor has partnered with animal law advocacy organization Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF) for its "Report Animal Ag" campaign. According to...
Meat and Dairy Produces More Nitrogen Than Earth Can Take

Meat and Dairy Produce More Nitrogen Than Earth Can Take

A new study has found that the production of meat and dairy emits more nitrogen than the earth can take. Researchers from the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) conducted the study, which assessed 275...
US Pork Production Drops by a Staggering 50% Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

Pork Production Just Dropped 50% As Coronavirus Spreads

Tyson Foods—one of the world's largest meat companies—has revealed pork production in the U.S. had dropped a staggering 50 percent due to the coronavirus outbreak. It made the comments during an investor call on...
Vegan Food to Grow to $300 Billion By 2025, Says New Report

Vegan Food Sales to Grow to $300 Billion By 2025, Says Bank of America...

BofA Securities, the multinational investment division of Bank of America, released a report highlighting the necessity for innovation in food production—including plant-based and vegan alternatives—to improve personal and planetary health and help fight climate...
U.S. Beef Sales Drop 23% As Coronavirus Slows

U.S. Beef Sales Could Drop 23% As Coronavirus Slows

The ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has significantly impacted the U.S. beef market. Slaughterhouse and restaurant closures, worker sickness, and falling meat prices are all contributors. According to Worldometer, there are more than 2.5 million coronavirus...
UK Urged to Ban Factory Farms to Prevent 'the Next Coronavirus'

UK Urged to Ban Factory Farms to Prevent ‘the Next Coronavirus’

Campaign group Pause the System is urging the UK government to ban factory farming. The organization suggests that this could help prevent any future pandemics following the ongoing coronavirus outbreak. The group currently has a...

“Meat: A Threat to Our Planet?” Airs on BBC

Updated November 28, 2019. A new documentary investigating meat and the environment has aired on the BBC. Presented by Liz Bonnin, "Meat: A Threat to Our Planet?" explores the climate crisis and the contributing role of...

United Nations Says Tackling Meat Is World’s Most ‘Urgent’ Problem

Last week, two companies were honored by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) for their work in creating plant-based meats that rival conventional meat. According to UNEP, these companies -- Beyond Meat and Impossible...

Why Are Global Meatpackers Like Tyson Expanding If Veganism Is Growing?

Current predictions estimate that by 2050 the world’s population will be just under 10 billion. According to a Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) report, during this time the average amount of meat consumed by...