Last week, the New York State Senate passed a landmark bill that requires hospitals and nursing homes to offer patients a plant-based option for every meal and snack at no additional cost to the patient.
The European Parliament’s proposal to prohibit the use of labels such as ‘burger’ and ‘sausage’ from being able to be used to describe vegetarian and vegan products is one of the issues which will be discussed […]
The Indian government has started promoting the research and development of cultivated meat, also known as “clean meat”. Amongst other things, the government is subsidising the creation of two new research institutes for cell-based meat. […]
EU Veggie ‘Burger’ Ban Challenged Across Europe – Campaign and Petition Launched by ProVeg International
The European Parliament’s proposal to ban the use of names such as ‘burger’ and ‘sausage’ from being able to be used to describe vegetarian and vegan products is being challenged across Europe, with food awareness organisation ProVeg International driving […]
Are fruits and vegetables really vegan? This question seems superfluous at first glance, since it is generally assumed that these staple foods are vegan per se because they do not contain any animal ingredients. However, […]
An association for alternative protein sources, “Verband für Alternative Proteinquellen” (Association for Alternative Protein Source / BALPro) has been operating in Düsseldorf since March of this year. The association acts as an independent interface between the […]
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today announced a formal agreement to jointly oversee […]
With the latest scientific evidence showing the devastating effects of industrial livestock on our planet and the environment, 40 MEPs have declared their support for the Million Dollar Vegan Campaign. The campaign calls for the […]
The Plant Based Products Council (PBPC) is a new association of companies and environmental leaders committed to sustainable products and packaging made from plant materials. The PBPC was founded at the California Bioresource Economy Summit […]
The World Economic Forum has released a new report, detailing the urgency of “integrating more plant-based protein alternatives into the world’s diet in order to significantly improve human health and environmental sustainability.”
The complete overhaul of Canada Food Guide is expected to be released soon, suggesting Canadians should consume more plant-based foods.
A former Irish president, Mary Robinson, recently called for people to adopt vegan lifestyle in order to combat climate change. She received backlash for her comments and was asked to retract them, however she has […]
Vegconomist reported some time ago on the legal developments in France regarding the debate over the correct labelling of vegan foods. The French Parliament had passed a new and controversial law banning the use of […]