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Tobacco Is Being Used to Bioengineer a Coronavirus Vaccine

Tobacco Is Being Used to Bioengineer a Coronavirus Vaccine

Cigarette maker British American Tobacco (BAT) is using tobacco to bioengineer a plant-based coronavirus vaccine. BAT's U.S. biotech subsidiary, Kentucky BioProcessing (KBP), is developing a COVID-19 vaccine. “KBP has been exploring alternative uses of the tobacco...
The Top 11 Plant-Based News Stories for March

The Top 11 Plant-Based News Stories for March

It's time to bid March 2020 farewell. This month, the coronavirus pandemic took hold of daily news cycles everywhere. Infections rose to the hundreds of thousands. China banned the sale and consumption of wild...
Your Most-Loved Vegan Stories of 2019

Your Most-Loved Vegan Stories of 2019

It feels like we were ringing in the new year just a few months ago but 2019 is already over. And what a year it’s been. The Top Vegan and Plant-Based News Stories of 2019 From...

The Top 11 Plant-Based News Stories for November

November has come and gone away. Now that we're in the last month of the year (already??), it's time to look back at the top plant-based news stories from November. Wu-Tang Clan frontman RZA...
The Top 11 Plant-Based News Stories for October

The Top 11 Plant-Based News Stories for October

November has come. Here in the Northern Hemisphere, the days are getting shorter and colder -- but the impending holiday season is a fair trade-off for many. The Top 11 Plant-Based News Stories for October This...
The Top 11 Plant-Based News Stories for September

The Top 11 Plant-Based News Stories for September

October is here and just like that, we're three months away from 2020. This month saw massive youth-led climate strikes across the globe, inspired by 16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg. Thunberg first began skipping...
The Top 11 Plant-Based News Stories for August

The Top 11 Plant-Based News Stories for August

How is August already over?! With the eighth month of the year behind us, that leaves us with less than 60 days until Halloween (yay) and a short four months until the end of...
The Top 11 Plant-Based News Stories for July

The Top 11 Plant-Based News Stories for July

Hello, August -- it's been a while. July is over and we're already eight months into the year. Last month, Jaden Smith launched I Love You Restaurant, a vegan food truck that gives out free,...

The Top 11 Plant-Based News Stories for March

March was a heck of a month for vegan news. On the food side of things, plant-based protein brand Beyond Meat announced that it would launch vegan ground beef. Fast food giant McDonald’s launched...