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UK Schools and Hospitals to Cut 9 Million Kilograms of Meat

UK Schools and Hospitals to Cut 9 Million Kilograms of Meat

UK public sector caterers have pledged to cut 9 million kilograms of meat from school, university, care home, and hospital menus each year. Public sector caterers serve billions of meals each year, reaching a quarter...
Meatless Mondays Come to All New York City Schools

Meatless Mondays Come to All New York City Schools

All New York City public schools-- the largest public school system in the world -- will offer Meatless Mondays in the 2019-2020 school year in a bid to improve student health. The program -- announced...

Why Your Child’s Kindergarten Is Probably Going Vegan

An increasing number of kindergartens in the United States are adopting vegan lunch menus. The New York Times (NYT) reports that in Seattle, a kindergarten named "Our Beginning" adopted a plant-based menu last year primarily...
Washington D.C.’s Healthy Students Amendment Act Would Require Vegan School Lunch Options for All Students

Washington D.C. School District Set to Become Nation’s First to Require Vegan Lunch Options...

Washington D.C. is set to become the first U.S. state to require meat-free lunch options in educational institutions. According to international environmental network Friends of the Earth, the Council of the District of Columbia has unanimously voted...
Manchester Student Now Has Free Vegan School Means Under the Human Rights Act

Manchester Student Now Has Free Vegan School Meals Under the Human Rights Act

A Manchester mother has successfully used the Human Rights Act to ensure free vegan lunches are being served at her daughter's school. Laura Chepner launched a campaign to include vegan school lunch options after Lois, her five-year-old...
99% of UK School Lunch Programs Could ‘Save Lives’ By Removing Process Meat

99% of UK School Lunch Programs Could ‘Save Lives’ By Removing Processed Meat

Ninety-nine percent of UK primary schools serve processed meat, despite the growing body of research that highlights it as a danger to both personal and environmental health. The findings are the result of research conducted...
Vegan School Meal Programs from German Nonprofit ProVeg Receive United Nations Climate Change Action Award

Vegan School Meal Programs from German Nonprofit ProVeg Receive United Nations Climate Change Action...

Two vegan school meal initiatives in Germany have received the 2018 Climate Action Award from the United Nations (UN) in recognition of their positive effect on the health of the students and the planet. The...
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Santa Barbara School District Says Ditching Processed Meat Was ‘the Right Thing to Do’

The Santa Barabara Unified School District has just become the first school district in the United States to ban processed meats from all lunch menus. The Physician's Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) reports that the update...
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Fort Walton Beach High School Went Vegan for One Student and Now All the...

Fort Walton Beach High School in the Florida Panhandle is currently the only public school in the county to offer vegan school lunch options. Despite going plant-based for one student, local news site NFW Daily News reports that the food is...

Schools Must Now Serve Meat-Free Meals At Least Once a Week in France

Schools across France are set to offer a meat-free menu at least once a week for a two-year trial period. During the trial, the French Government and catering companies will monitor the new veggie menu's impact...
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Vegan Meat Is the Hottest Category in Food Service Industry

At a time when global vegan food sales in grocery stores are experiencing rapid growth and new and established omnivore brands are taking a chance with new product launches seemingly every week, a new trend...
Florida’s KING Charter Aims to Be Nation’s First 100% Vegan Public School

Florida’s KING Charter Aims to Be Nation’s First 100% Vegan Public School

America's first 100 percent plant-based public elementary school is working to open its doors in Pinellas County, Florida. A group of vegan parents, educators, and other professionals have formed the KING Charter Schools. While there's no current open...

American Medical Association Says Mandatory Milk School Lunch Policy Is Racist

The American Medical Association (AMA), the largest organization of physicians and medical students in the United States, has called for an amendment of the federal law that mandates that children must be served cow's...
Princeton Brings Hydroponic Vertical 'Farm-to-Cafeteria' Program to Elementary School

Princeton Brings Hydroponic Vertical ‘Farm-to-Cafeteria’ Program to Elementary School

Princeton University's Vertical Farming Project has announced a partnership with Hopewell Elementary School in New Jersey in order to help the school develop its sustainable, vertical farm-to-cafeteria lunch program. The collaboration with Princeton is an extension...
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Vegan Lunches Arrive at Edinburgh Schools Following New Meat Free Monday Program

Beginning today, all Edinburgh primary schools will participate in the Meat Free Monday campaign. This plant-based campaign by Paul, Mary, and Stella McCartney works with both public and private entities to help constituents cut...
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Santa Barbara School District Serves Vegan Food for Earth Day and Everyday

Santa Barbara Unified School District (SBUSD) is leading the way in plant-based school nutrition, thanks to the district’s food director, Nancy Weiss, and vegan meat producer, Hungry Planet Foods. Since joining the district in...
50 Percent of the Meals in This California School District Are Vegan

50% of the Meals in This California School District Are Vegan

According to the Santa Barbara Independent, 50 percent of the cafeteria meals served in the Santa Barbara Unified School District are vegan. Last year on Earth Day, the district partnered with family-owned plant-based meat company Hungry...

35 L.A. Schools Commit to Vegan Lunch Menu Due to Student Demand

Following speculation, The Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) have stated they are officially going to be rolling out vegan lunch menu options to 35 schools as of January 2018, according to VegNews. Vegan options...

15 US Schools Take Meatless Monday Pledge

'Meatless Mondays' will be implemented at 15 schools in Brooklyn next year. Five public schools in the city already serve vegetarian meals every day of the week. Children at the school collectively decided that they...
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20 Easy And Healthy, Kid-Approved Recipes For Lunchbox Snacks

Updated October 4, 2019. Are you stuck for vegan lunch ideas and recipes? Every child needs a nutritious, tasty lunch to power them through the school day. Vegan foods -- especially nuts and seeds...