Cell-based Meat Pioneer Raises Nearly $20 Million To Bring First Products To Market

Cell-based meat company Mosa Meat recently raised nearly $20 million after another round of Series B fundraising. The new funding—which is being led by Blue Horizon Ventures and backed by investors such as Mitsubishi Corporation, Target Global, and ArcTern Ventures—brings the Dutch company’s total investment financing to $75 million, after securing $55 million in September. Expanding […]

This Vegan Egg Cooks, Tastes, And Cracks Like A Chicken Egg

French startup Le Papondu (formerly Les Merveilloeufs) has created a whole vegan egg—complete with yolk and shell—that cooks, tastes, and cracks like a chicken egg. Formulated by biologists Philippine Soulères and Sheryline Thavisouk at Paris Ecole de Biologie Industrielle, the egg is composed of a proprietary mix of vegetable proteins that remain confidential. Le Papondu aimed to […]

100 Celebrities Urge Public To Go Vegan In January

A group of more than 100 international celebrities, athletes, activists, politicians, and business leaders have signed an open letter urging everyone to go vegan in January and beyond. Published by global campaign Veganuary, the letter includes signatories such as actors Edie Falco, Alan Cumming, and Evanna Lynch; comedians Ricky Gervais, Tig Notaro, and John Bishop; athletes Dotsie Bausch (Olympic cyclist), Patrik Baboumian (strongman), and Kuntal Joisher (mountaineer); […]

7 Vegan Air-fryer Recipes To Help You Keep Your New Year’s Resolution

There has been no better time to be vegan; the lifestyle is rapidly gaining popularity around the world, and vegan options abound. However, now that virtually every “guilty pleasure” has been veganized, a generic vegan diet doesn’t always equate to a healthy diet. If your New Year’s resolution involves a bit less fast-food and fewer trips to […]

Kim Rose, RDN, Weighs in on Plant-Based Eating for Anti-Aging

We spoke with Kim Rose, RDN, about her recommendations for healthy aging, no procedures or expensive products needed. The secret to aging with grace involves some of the items you may have in your home right now! More precisely, in your refrigerator. The anti-aging marketing in the US is estimated to be over $14 billion […]

More Evidence That a Low-Fat Vegan Diet Boosts Metabolism, Prevents Disease

Avoiding animal products can rev weight loss and reduce fat accumulation inside cells among overweight and obese people, suggests a recent randomized controlled trial. Trying a diet without added fats or animal products might be one way to jump-start your weight loss efforts. In a study published in November 2020 in JAMA Network Open, eating this way […]

In Times of Uncertainty, Shelf-Stable, Vegan Foods Make Consumers Feel a Little More Secure

So many facets of our lives have dramatically changed since the start of this year, not least of all being our foodways. Covid-19 has disrupted supply chains in virtually every industry, a number of products have faced shortages throughout this past spring and summer, and consumers have to mitigate the health risk of something as simple […]

What to know about vegan collagen

Scientists have developed techniques to use genetically engineered microorganisms, such as yeast, to make “vegan collagen.” However, products containing this substance are not widely available to consumers. People who follow a vegan diet take a comprehensive and strict approach to a plant-based diet and do not eat any animal products. Veganism can extend beyond diet […]

Here Are The Top Trends In Vegan And Plant-Based Desserts

With the post-COVID increase in demand for vegan and plant-based foods and an increasing consciousness around animal welfare and the planet, the market for vegan and plant based desserts, currently valued at 2.68 billion, is poised for growth. For modern, health-conscious consumers of the 2020’s, the motivation behind dessert selections has experienced a marked shift, […]

Going Vegan – How will this benefit my health?

Did you know that November is World Vegan Month? It’s a celebration of the progress of the vegan movement and highlights the accessibility of the vegan lifestyle which serves to educate those who are interested in the vegan lifestyle or switching to a vegan diet. According to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics appropriately planned […]

The 15 best vegan gifts to buy for your plant-based pals this Christmas

Wondering what presents to buy for vegan friends? Look no further than our ultimate guide to plant-based gifting. Ahh, it’s that time of year again: yep, the time where we collectively panic because we’re so close to the end of the year, and we’re far too busy having an existential crisis about how it went by […]

ARIANA GRANDE LAUNCHES AN ANIMAL RESCUE IN L.A.

It’s no secret that Ariana Grande has an affinity for animals. Dog mom to ten adorable rescue pups, she once said she loves animals more than she loves most people. Same, Ariana—same. Now, Grande is working to help other stray dogs and cats find their forever homes. The Grammy Award-winning pop singer just took to social media […]

Plant-Based Babes! Lizzo, Miley Cyrus, Kelly Osbourne and More Celebrities Who Are Vegan

Plant-Based Babes! Lizzo, Miley Cyrus, Kelly Osbourne and More Celebrities Who Are Vegan Plant-based power! Fans are always looking to Hollywood celebrities for diet and lifestyle tips, and it seems like some of the biggest stars swear by their vegan diets. Whether it’s for weight loss or ethical reasons, most A-listers credit their healthy lifestyles […]

28 Black Celebrities And Public Figures Who Are Actually Vegan

Veganism is growing and has no plans of slowing down. Did you guys know that African Americans are the fastest-growing vegan demographic? And even though people jokingly say there are no black vegans, a 2016 Pew Research Center survey found that 8% of African American adults identified as vegan. Say whaaaaa? This number has been increasing […]

Pass The Avocado On Toast: A Quarter Of Young Millennials Say Covid-19 Has Made A Vegan Diet More Appealing

The prospect of a diet packed with chickpeas, lentils, and quinoa appears to be more tempting as of late, as new research from Mintel reveals that a quarter (25%) of young British Millennials (aged 21-30) say that the COVID-19 pandemic has made a vegan diet more appealing. This is also the trend in Canada too! These […]

Tofu Sales Skyrocket Amid Covid-19 Pandemic

Tofu brands are increasing production to keep up with demand as Americans look to the soy-based protein as an alternative to animal products. Sales of tofu in the United States (as it also has in Canada) increased significantly during the COVID-19 pandemic according to data by market research firm Neilsen. During the four-week period ending […]

6 Science-Based Health Benefits of Eating Vegan

Vegan diets are known to help people lose weight. However, they also offer an array of additional health benefits. For starters, a vegan diet may help you maintain a healthy heart. What’s more, this diet may offer some protection against type 2 diabetes and certain cancers. Here are 6 science-based benefits of vegan diets. 1. […]

Are we courting another pandemic?

As we do our part by wearing masks and physically distancing, experts and government agencies are trying to contain and control COVID-19, while the cost is spiralling out of control. But it seems we need to be reminded that, most regrettably, we brought this upon ourselves. Earlier this year, we wrote about the correlation between animal exploitation […]

Slaugtherhouses and COVID-19

Conditions for those working in abattoirs are horrendous. It was inconceivable to think this situation could become worse, however, that’s indeed what has happened with COVID-19, and the scientific community is in consensus that what was an appalling situation is now so much worse. Slaughterhouse workers are being exploited at unprecedented levels due to this […]