Your weekly vegan news in a nutshell – February 1st 2019.

Doctors warn against McDonald’s bacon hour. Beyond Meat plans to make vegan bacon.

Starbucks UK launches vegan mac and cheese and an all day tofu breakfast burrito. Starbucks Philippines introduces a vegan chocolate cake.

The new Canada Food Guide drops dairy in favor of more vegan food. Will.I.Am, member of the Black Eyed Peas, releases a vegan rap.

Vegan Game of Thrones stars Nathalie Emmanuel, Peter Dinklage and Jerome Flynn defend animals.

Violife, a vegan cheese brand, releases two humorous non-dairy TV commercials. Trader Joe’s reveals sunflower seed butter treats, an allergen-friendly and vegan version of Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups.