Architect of The Paris Climate Agreement Joins Impossible Foods’ Board
Costa-Rican Diplomat Christiana Figueres, an instrumental architect of the Paris Climate Agreement, will now be lending her expertise to Impossible Foods after joining the company’s board of directors. Figueres’ new role makes sense given the shared aim of the Paris Climate Agreement and Impossible Food’s mission: Developing creative, sustainable solutions to help mitigate the effects of climate c
Beyoncé’s Non-Profit Grants $10,000 to Black-Owned Vegan Business
Beyoncé’s nonprofit BeyGood continues to help Black-owned, plant-forward small businesses run the world. The Black-Owned Small Business Impact Fund, created in a partnership between BeyGood and the NAACP, just endowed Herban-Eats––a Black-owned, vegan company based in South Carolina––with a $10,000 grant. Dawn Hilton-Williams, the owner of Herban-...
ONA Becomes France’s First All-Vegan Eatery to Be Awarded a Michelin Star
Origine Non-Animale (ONA) has received a prestigious Michelin Star, the first exclusively vegan restaurant in France to be granted the iconic stamp of approval. Founded by the self-taught chef Claire Vallée, ONA serves elevated, vegetable-forward dishes...
US Dietary Guidelines Revised to Recognize the Dangers of Dairy
After tremendous effort, the campaign to persuade the US Dietary Guidelines to acknowledge the serious health dangers that dairy poses for many has succeeded. The US Dietary Guidelines–revised every five years by a committee of expert nutrition and medical researchers, academics, and practitioners–recognized, for the first time, the seriousness of lactose intolerance and included soy milk as a via
This Company is Offering One Meat-Eater $68,000 to Go Vegan for 3 Months
If you’re a life-long meat-eater looking for a little extra motivation to try going plant-based this year, how does receiving a check for approximately $68,000 sound? Vibrant Vegan, a UK based vegan meal subscription service, just announced their challenge for a “vegan-curious” meat-eater willing to give up their “bangers and mash” for unlimited vegan meals by the company. For three months, the ch
Impossible Foods Slashes Prices by 15 Percent to Rival Cost of Meat
If you’re not entirely plant-based and occasionally find yourself deciding between a beef burger or a plant-based option, Impossible Foods just made your decision a whole lot easier. The company just announced its plans to reduce the wholesale cost of its product by 15 percent...
Dunkin’ Releases Meatless Southwest ‘Veggie Power’ Breakfast Sandwich
Dunkin' Donuts has added another meatless breakfast sandwich to its lineup. The Southwest Veggie Power Breakfast Sandwich features a black-bean-based Morningstar Patty served on a multi-grain thin bun and is perfectly suited for vegetarians and plant-forward eaters...
Adidas to Launch Plant-Based Shoes Made From Mushroom Leather
If the only thing keeping you from accomplishing your New Years Resolution to get more exercise is a new pair of running shoes, then you’re in luck: Adidas has just announced that it is developing a line of shoes made from mushroom-based leather...
Study: 30 Percent of Seniors Are Eating More Plant-Based to Be Healthier
Interest in a plant-based diet is booming in baby-boomers: A recent poll of seniors by Amica Senior Lifestyles found that in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, three out of ten surveyed have made dietary changes by incorporating more plant-based foods into their diet...
Meat Prices Would Rise 146 Percent if We Accounted for Environmental Costs
According to a new study, if meat prices reflected the environmental impact of production, the days of McDonald’s dollar menu would be over. A study conducted by scientists at Augsburg University in Germany and published in Nature Communications found that if the toll of animal agriculture on the environment was calculated, meat prices would increase by a whopping 146 percent and dairy products by