The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, the Humane Society of the United States, Oldways, Health Care Without Harm, and Meatless Monday are five nonprofits that have partnered to create the Plant-Based Hospital Food Coalition. This Coalition will provide support, resources, and hands-on training to hospital culinary teams to help them provide more plant-based meals.
The Mooncup® menstrual cup is being made available free of charge to the pupils of all state schools and colleges in England as a part of a new Department for Education scheme. It is the first time that environmentally friendly and plastic free products are being offered as a free option in schools in England, alongside traditional disposable pads and tampons.
German Health insurance company BKK Provita has published a guide to plant based nutrition in hospitals and health facilities. Together with the German Hospital Institute (DKI), the guide will help clinic managers and caterering professionals to establish plant-based nutrition across health care facilities over the long term.
New data from the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) shows that since 2018, the sales of processed pork products, namely bacon and sausages, have steadily declined in the UK, with retail sales of bacon down by 5.6% and 64% of consumers linking such products to heart disease, high blood pressure and cancer.
Food companies looking to speed up the launch of their plant-based products can now rely on a leaner approach to project outsourcing. iNewtrition, an Ireland-based food innovation consultancy, launched this week, with the mission to offer “agile consulting services to food and beverage businesses.”
P&G Ventures and M13’s Launchpad recently introduced Kindra, a new direct-to-consumer brand providing estrogen-free solutions for managing and relieving symptoms of menopause. Kindra takes a positive and candid approach to the neglected world of menopause with a collection of lotions and dietary supplements scientifically formulated to remedy hot flashes, mood swings, vaginal dryness, and other realities of menopause.
A new survey conducted by Flawless Lashes by Loreta shows 34% of non-meat eaters are still knowingly using animal by-products within their cosmetics. In a survey of over 500 UK-based vegetarians, 36% were unaware that makeup can contain animal ingredient, but of those who were aware, 34% still knowingly used these products.
Numerous health benefits coupled with naturally derived source will stimulate commercial seaweed market share over the forecast timeframe. Different types of edible seaweeds can be used in pharma, food and several other applications. The product offers the best source of iodine and nutrition which counters the deficiency of vitamins A and C.