Today an official summary of the latest UN report has been released, as a means to inform the upcoming climate negotiations and advise about the global climate crisis. It says that by 2050, dietary changes […]
A leaked report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), a United Nations body responsible for assessing climate change, warns that urgent changes must be made to the way in which we approach agriculture […]
Last week the ACLU filed a lawsuit in federal court against the Arkansas Bureau of Standards on behalf of Oregon-based vegan food producer, Tofurky.
Tal Gilboa, an animal liberation and vegan activist who founded Israeli Animal Liberation Front – now renamed as Total Liberation – has been appointed by Benjamin Netanyahu to advise him on animal rights. Ms Gilboa, […]
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. […]
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 […]