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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...

Support + Feed Nourishes Underserved Communities With Free Vegan Meals

After successfully providing tens of thousands of vegan meals to COVID frontline workers, people experiencing homelessness, domestic abuse shelters, family and senior centers, and other vulnerable groups—Los Angeles-based Support + Feed has launched a...
Why Swedish Vegan Metal Band Avatar Can't Stay Silent

Swedish Vegan Metal Band Avatar Can’t Stay Silent

Swedish heavy metal band Avatar may not be top of mind when you think of typical vegans, but like others making the plant-based shift, the band is proving the diet can appeal to anyone.  Vegan...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Senator Tammy Baldwin Wants the Inside of Slaughterhouses Exposed to the Public

Senator Baldwin Wants the Inside of Slaughterhouses Exposed to the Public

Senator Tammy Baldwin is calling for meat companies to be more transparent about slaughterhouse conditions amid the coronavirus pandemic. In a letter sent to Andre Nogueira, the CEO of JBS USA Holdings Inc, Kenneth...

More Than 200 Celebrities Call for Urgent Environmental Action Post-COVID

(Updated May 12, 2020) | More than 200 prominent public figures⁠—including Hollywood celebrities Penélope Cruz, ⁠Adam Driver, Robert De Niro, and Cate Blanchett—have signed an op-ed calling for a “radical transformation” of society amid...
Law Firm Sues New York City In Bid to Shut Down Wet Markets

Law Firm Files Legal Petition In Bid to Shut Down New York City’s Live...

Lawyer Carissa Kranz—founder of BeVeg International Law Firm, a law firm for vegan certification—has filed a legal petition for rulemaking in New York City in an effort to shut down live animal markets. Nearly 80...
Senator Marco Rubio: 'We'll Have to Go a Little Vegan'

Senator Marco Rubio: ‘We’ll Have to Go a Little Vegan’ During Pandemic

Senator Marco Rubio says America's current meat shortage due to the coronavirus lockdown is reason for the nation to go "a little vegan." He told Fox and Friends this morning: “Unlike other supply...
Ricky Gervais: ‘Pandemics Come From Eating Things You F*cking Shouldn’t'

Ricky Gervais: ‘Pandemics Come From Eating Things You F*cking Shouldn’t’

Ricky Gervais says "eating things you shouldn't" causes pandemics like the coronavirus outbreak. The British comedian made the comments in a video posted to his Facebook account. "If you keep away from people you...
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...
Where’s the Beef? Not at Wendy’s

Where’s the Beef? Not at Wendy’s

Fast-food restaurant chain Wendy’s is facing major beef shortages amid the novel coronavirus outbreak. Nearly one in five of the chain's restaurants is not serving beef products. "Around 1,000, or 18 percent, of Wendy's 5,500...
Olivia Colman Supports London’s Vulnerable Communities with Vegan Meal Deliveries

Olivia Colman Supports London’s Vulnerable Communities with Vegan Meal Deliveries

Olivia Colman recently helped to deliver vegan meals to London's most vulnerable communities. The Academy Award-winning English actor teamed up with plant-based community food kitchen and cookery school Made In Hackney. The charity is providing...
Bill Maher Calls Factory Farms 'Just as Despicable' As Wet Markets

Bill Maher: Factory Farms Are Just As Bad As Wet Markets

Talk show host Bill Maher called American factory farms "just as despicable" as wet markets in a recent editorial segment. On Friday evening's episode of HBO's "Real Time With Bill Maher," the comedian opened with...
Leonardo DiCaprio Says Ending Wildlife Trade 'Most Important'

Leonardo DiCaprio Says Ending Wildlife Trade ‘Most Important’

Leonardo DiCaprio is urging governments to ban the illegal wildlife trade. The Academy Award-winning actor took to social media to call for an end to illegal wildlife trafficking. "Please join me today in supporting the Declaration...
Tyson Shuts Down Largest Pork Factory Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

Tyson Shuts Down Largest Pork Factory Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

(Updated April 27, 2020) | Tyson Foods just announced it has closed its largest pork processing factory indefinitely amid the coronavirus outbreak. The closure of the plant—which is located in Waterloo, Iowa—comes after the county's...
Courtney Cox Blames Illegal Wildlife Trade for Pandemics

Courteney Cox Urges Fans to Help Stop the Illegal Wildlife Trade

Actor Courteney Cox is blaming the illegal wildlife trade for causing pandemics like the novel coronavirus outbreak. The producer and director took to Instagram on Earth Day to talk about the importance of protecting the...
EU to Tighten Factory Farm Rules After COVID-19

EU to Tighten Factory Farm Rules After COVID-19

The European Union has revealed it will step up action against wildlife trading within its 27 member states. It will also try to make factory farming "more sustainable," reports Reuters. The EU recognizes the role...
The Meat Industry Is Facing $5 Billion In Losses Due to Coronavirus

Coronavirus Could Cost the Pork Industry $5 Billion

As the coronavirus crisis continues, the U.S. pork industry is facing $5 billion in losses for the rest of 2020. According to the National Pork Producers Council (NPPC), restaurants closing down due to the pandemic...