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75% of People Giving Up Meat Do It for Their Health

75% of People Giving Up Meat Do It for Their Health

A new study has found that 75 percent of people who consider going vegetarian do so for their health. The study out of the University of California, Davis—entitled Health, Environmental and Animal Rights Motives for...
What Is the Difference Between Ovo-Lacto Vegetarian and a Vegan Diet?

What Is the Difference Between Ovo-Lacto Vegetarian and a Vegan Diet?

Many are often confused about the differences between a vegan and a vegetarian diet, often called the ovo-lacto vegetarian diet. Veganism excludes the consumption of meat, as well as eggs and dairy. People that...
Ricky Gervais and Stephen Colbert Shared a Vegan Burger on the 'Late Show'

Ricky Gervais and Stephen Colbert Shared a Vegan Burger on the ‘Late Show’

Longtime vegetarian and animal rights activist actor and producer Ricky Gervais ate the vegan Impossible Burger on "The Late Show" with host Stephen Colbert. Sort of ate it, that is. In the show's "Personal Space"...
Israel Has a Vegan Village of 5,000 Residents

Israel Has a Vegan Village of 800 Residents

No meat is allowed at Amirim, a small vegetarian and vegan village located 600 meters above sea level in northern Israel. Amirim was founded in 1958 by a small group of vegans, vegetarians, and those...
Brands Need to Stop Launching Vegetarian Products

Brands Need to Stop Launching Vegetarian Products

Our food system is changing. Fast. People are eating healthier and exploring vegan food more than ever before. Supermarkets and restaurants are stocking up on meatless burgers, dairy-free milk, cheese, yogurt, ice cream, and...

70% of Hong Kong Residents Try to Eat Vegan Weekly

  Seventy percent of Hong Kong residents are willing to try out a flexitarian lifestyle and eat vegan meals at least once a week, according to a new study. The survey, conducted by Green Monday -...
Jamie Oliver's New Cookbook Will Help You Break Up With Meat

Jamie Oliver to Release His First Meat-Free Cookbook, ‘Veg’

Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver is releasing a new vegetarian cookbook and it features more than 100 new recipes. Simply titled "Veg," the cookbook will be published through Penguin Books imprint, Michael Joseph. "For me, 'Veg'...
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Vegan Vs. Vegetarian Diets: Is There a Difference?

Think of one of the most basic foods you eat every day. Now, imagine if you discovered a group of people who never ate that specific food. You'd likely be shocked and confused, and...
Holiday Rom-Com ‘Lez Bomb’ Celebrates Coming Out As Vegetarian and Gay

Holiday Rom-Com ‘Lez Bomb’ Celebrates Coming Out As Vegetarian and Gay

“Lez Bomb” is a Thanksgiving romantic comedy that shows how hard it is for one young woman to come out as gay—and as a vegetarian—to her family. In the film, Lauren (Jenna Laurenzo) tries...

Request for Vegetarian Starter Guides Increase 300% In New Zealand Libraries for World Vegetarian...

Vegetarian starter guides are in high demand across New Zealand this World Vegetarian Month, according to SAFE For Animals, the country's leading animal advocacy organization. According to the organization, it has sent more than 5,000...
Poland’s First Vegan Butcher Meatless Meat Shop Set for European Expansion

Poland’s First Vegan Butcher Meatless Meat Shop Set for European Expansion

What began as an extremely niche business concept has now transformed into an international foodservice trend. Vegan butchers are becoming more commonplace, particularly in the US and UK; however, Poland now has a plant-based...

50% of Meat Eaters Would Rather Go Veg Than Kill Their Dinner, Says New...

Almost half of U.S. meat eaters would rather turn vegetarian than kill an animal for dinner themselves, according to a new survey conducted by Cherry Digital, an international PR company. The survey revealed that 49.3...
90% of Vegetarians Want to Go Vegan, Survey Finds

90% of Vegetarians Want to Go Vegan, Survey Finds

Ninety percent of US vegetarians say that they want to go vegan, according to data from a new survey released by consulting firm Ingredient Communications. The information is part of a larger survey conducted by the...
Vegan Meat Brand Lightlife Expands Distribution Across Canada

Vegan Meat Brand Lightlife Expands Distribution Across Canada

U.S. vegan meat brand Lightlife Foods has announced its expansion into the Canadian market. In major retailers across the country, the vegan company will offer its Smart Dogs, Gimme Lean Sausage, and Veggie Bacon, as...

Women Are Leading the Growing Vegan Movement in Mexico

More Mexicans than ever before are consciously cutting animal products out of their diet, Vivia Glam Magazine reports. According to data collected by the Gourmet Show, a major Mexican food festival that showcases new products and highlights...
Conservatives Consume Way More Meat and Dairy Than Liberals, Study Finds

Conservatives Consume Way More Meat and Dairy Than Liberals, Study Finds

Veganism is growing slowly but steadily in the U.S. according to the results of a poll conducted by American analytics and performance management consulting company, Gallup. How many vegans live in the U.S.? According to the...
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3 Morningstar Farms Chicken Products Are Now Vegan

The popular international vegetarian and vegan meat brand, Morningstar Farms, has updated three of its best-selling chicken alternative products. The formerly vegetarian items are now vegan and available throughout major UK retailers. Morningstar Buffalo Wings,...

30% of Swedish Millennials Eating Vegan Food for Health and Sustainability

A new report has revealed that Nordic citizens are becoming more open to vegan foods. From the top levels of government to individual consumers, a plant-based perspective is taking hold, sparking new policies and changes...
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International Cowork Space WeWork Enforces Red Meat, Pork, and Poultry Ban at Company Events

WeWork, a modern communal workspace and office rental company, recently sent a cafeteria update to all of its employees worldwide. Following a core team meeting, WeWork has decided to ban red meat, pork and...

Vegan Musician Sir Paul McCartney Sings With New Vegetarian James Corden on ‘Carpool Karaoke’

Former Beatle and longtime vegan Sir Paul McCartney recently appeared on late night talk show host James Corden's "Carpool Karaoke," the popular segment of "The Late Late Show with James Corden," that also runs on YouTube. The new...

Award-Winning New Zealand Restaurant ‘Hillside Kitchen & Cellar’ Ditches Free-Range Meat, Goes Vegetarian

Popular New Zealand restaurant, Hillside Kitchen & Cellar, will ditch meat from its menu and become wholly vegetarian this September. "Asher Boote, Chef, and owner of Hillside is excited to announce that from the 1st...