According to Veg News, the mention of plant-based burgers in Yelp reviews has increased by 65 percent since this same time last year. Drawing from its platform of almost 200 million reviews, Yelp saw the most significant surge in Atlanta, Pittsburg, and Detroit.
According to sentientmedia.org, tattoo artist and TV personality, Kat Von D has partnered with vegan shoe designer Rebecca Mink to launch Von D Shoes. The vegan brand is made using plant-based leather created from compressed apples. The vegan leather is highly durable while also being biodegradable.
F.A.K.E. Movement, the new platform dedicated to promoting vegan and ethical designers, is launching its first global event in December. This comes following several successful events in Los Angeles throughout 2019, such as pop-ups, movie screenings, the first ethical Halloween and the F.A.K.E. Museum (the first Vegan Fashion Museum) that attracted many famous brands and media.
Although Life Health Foods is a young Australian start-up founded just three years ago, the company is built on a rich history dating back to 1912. Its dedicated team is making a positive difference to the wellbeing of its local communities through delicious and innovative fresh and frozen plant-based foods.
Food services company Aramark has announced that five its stadiums were added to PETA’s Top Ten Most Vegan-friendly NFL List. The food and beverage provider was recognized for its vegan menus in U.S. Bank Stadium (Minnesota Vikings), Lincoln Financial Field (Philadelphia Eagles), Arrowhead Stadium (Kansas City Chiefs), Empower Field at Mile High (Denver Broncos), and M&T Bank Stadium (Baltimore Ravens).
According to an article published this week by The New York Times, the plaintiff, Phillip Williams, filed a class-action lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida against Burger King. He accused the fast-food chain of committing “false and misleading business practices” in the marketing and sale of its plant-based burgers.
Plant meat producer The Herbivorous Butcher, owned and run by brother and sister team Kale and Aubry Walch, has entered into a dispute with Nestlé over whether the phrase “The Vegan Butcher” can be trademarked. The Minneapolis brand hopes to either obtain the legal right to continue using the phrase or to otherwise fight for it to stay in the public domain.