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World Leaders Called On to Stop Animal Farming, Switch to Plant-Based
World Leaders Called On to Stop Animal Farming, Switch to Plant-Based
Following the United Nations' most recent call to action, a petition with more than 53,000 signatures has been submitted to leading world governments, urging them to cut meat and dairy products to take meaningful climate action. Organized by Compassion in World Farming, the petition was delivered to the leaders of Argentina, Brazil, Australia, Canada, China, the EU, Japan, South Africa, South Kore
Climate Labeling Influences Diners to Choose More Plant-Based Dishes
Climate Labeling Influences Diners to Choose More Plant-Based Dishes
Do you know how dining out impacts your carbon footprint? Most diners have no idea about the environmental effects of their meals. But carbon footprint labels could encourage people to pick more sustainable food choices when eating at restaurants, according to a study from the Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg in Germany. The study found that cl...
Choosing Mushrooms Over Beef Can Cut Deforestation By 50 Percent
Choosing Mushrooms Over Beef Can Cut Deforestation By 50 Percent
How did mushrooms end up on the center stage of the food world? The fungi – beloved by chefs including Chef Derek Sarno who describes them as “wicked good"  – wiggled into every corner of the culinary world, proven to not only excite the taste buds but also reduce the risk of depression and boost immunity. To add to the long list of reasons to love mus...
Here’s How to Score Tickets to Billie Eilish’s Climate Event
Here’s How to Score Tickets to Billie Eilish’s Climate Event
Billie Eilish is taking the climate crisis into her own hands. The vegan superstar just announced she will be hosting the 'Overheated' Climate Action Conference in London next month. The six-day climate event will discuss how the world can help tackle the problems negatively impacting the environment and how the music, fashion, and food industries can change to protect the planet. Eilish will b...
Miyoko’s is Giving Farmers a Toolkit to Transition to Plant-Based Agriculture
Miyoko’s is Giving Farmers a Toolkit to Transition to Plant-Based Agriculture
Farmers are under pressure to shift from raising animals to growing plant-based crops, and meat and dairy farmers across the country are seeing their livelihood threatened. To quell this growing stress, Miyoko’s Creamery has teamed up with Mercy for Animals (MFA) and Animal Outlook (AO) to launch the first toolkit specifically designed to help farmers transition away from industrial animal agricul
Vegan Protein Made From Air? It’s Not as Crazy as It Sounds
Vegan Protein Made From Air? It’s Not as Crazy as It Sounds
It may be April, but we promise we're not fooling you with this news: Your next alternative protein could be made from air. If that sounds crazy, let us explain. Using an intricate process that compresses recycled carbon emissions, the food technology start-up Air Protein is making vegan steak, chicken, pork, and seafood, literally out of thin air. Air Protein boasts...

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