July 15, 2019

Plant-Based Food Chain Sees Record Sales After Expanding Its US Presence

The vegan eatery's fifth location attracted the highest sales in the company's history

July 13, 2019

Thousands Of Fish Die Following Jim Beam Warehouse Fire

Low oxygen levels caused by alcohol-contaminated water is having a 'serious impact on the aquatic life'

July 11, 2019

Plant-Based Impossible Whopper Rolls Out To Two More Locations

The fast-food chain's meatless patty is now available in both Vegas and Baltimore

July 10, 2019

Activists Pressure Levi's Into Ditching Leather With Giant Inflatable Bull

'No leather patch is worth beating, slaughtering, and skinning a sensitive cow'

July 7, 2019

Starbucks Pressured To Stop Charging Extra For Plant-Based Milk

'Starbucks should be encouraging customers to choose animal-friendly, vegan milks rather than cow's milk'

June 30, 2019

BBQ Chain Famous Dave's To Trial Beyond Meat's Plant-Based Protein

The American chain saw its shares increase as much as ten percent after announcing its partnership with the vegan startup

June 26, 2019

Pizza Pizza Welcomes Vegan Meat To Its Menu

The pizza chain has added plant-based protein in response to the 'growth in consumers identifying as vegan or vegetarian'

June 26, 2019

Vegan Brand Debuts Dairy-Free Yogurt At Walmart

'Consumers tell us that it's by far the best plant-based yogurt they've had'

June 25, 2019

Vegan Brand The Meatless Farm Co. To Debut In US

'This is not a food fad... This is a genuine shift in consumer behavior that's starting with young consumers'

June 19, 2019

Vegan Oatly Ice-Cream Launches In The US

Seven flavors of the oat milk-based ice-cream will be available in bodegas across New York, reaching Whole Foods and Wegman's later this Fall

June 15, 2019

Nevada Passes Bill Banning Animal Testing For Cosmetics

The bill does however exempt cosmetics imported from China, which under current law require to be tested on animals

June 1, 2019

Activists Occupy Democratic Party Convention - Call Out Bernie Sanders For 'Supporting' Factory Farms

'Progressive candidates should be advocating for vulnerable populations, not abusive corporations'

May 31, 2019

Plant-Based Impossible Whopper Raises Burger King's Traffic By 18%

The plant-based burger 'continues to drive new traffic' to the fast-food chain

May 31, 2019

Vegan Meat Brand Fry's Makes US Grocery Debut In Lazy Acres

The South African meat alternative specialist will begin selling its products in the organic grocery chain this summer

May 26, 2019

US Nutrition Experts Slam Belgian Doctors Over 'Misleading' Report On Vegan Diets

The controversial report has been heavily criticized for being 'erroneous and misleading'

May 8, 2019

Bernie Sanders Slams Factory Farming For Its Environmental Impact

The American politician has described factory farms as a threat 'to the water we drink and the air we breathe'

May 7, 2019

Vegan Ground Beef Launching In Meat Aisle In Stores Across North America

The Lightlife Ground will hit shelves in thousands of stores across the US and Canada this Summer, alongside the brand's new Lightlife Burger

May 6, 2019

California 'Lab-Gag' Bill Pulled From Consideration

The state has removed the proposal that would allow animal tests conducted in public universities to be 'concealed'

May 1, 2019

Vegan Chain By Chloe To Triple Its US Presence By 2023

The plant-based eatery's CEO said the company is 'ready to take it to the next level'

May 1, 2019

Award-Winning Vegan Wine Company To Launch In The US

The brand is expanding its distribution due to the skyrocketing popularity of veganism in the states

May 1, 2019

McDonald's US Bosses 'Paying Close Attention To Vegan Options'

The fast-food giant's CEO has questioned whether launching vegan options in the states would cause an 'additional complexity'

April 28, 2019

Pizza Hut Denies It Is Launching Vegan Cheese In The US

A statement from the pizza giant saying it would launch vegan cheese was published by a news outlet - but the chain has now said that is untrue

April 22, 2019

99% Of US Farmed Animals Live On Factory Farms, Study Says

While 75 percent of US adults believe they usually buy 'humane products', only one percent of farmed animals are raised on non-factory farms

April 18, 2019

Blaze Pizza Welcomes Vegan Chorizo To Its Menus Nationwide

The spicy plant-based sausage has been introduced to more than 300 US stores

April 15, 2019

Vegan Chain Veggie Grill To Expand To 50 Outlets Across US

The restaurant brand, which launched in 2006, was originally based in the west, with outlets in California, Oregon, and Washington among other cities. This year it is heading east, with plans to open in New York and Boston

April 12, 2019

McDonald's Urged To Add Vegan Burger In US By New York Times Bestselling Author

Kathy Freston, who has written bestselling self-help and vegan books, launched a petition years ago - but it has just seen a surge of support following the launch of Burger King's Impossible Whopper

March 24, 2019

Fast-Food Chain Del Taco To Offer Beyond Meat In All Its US Stores

The Mexican-style eatery is permanently keeping its plant-based options after a 'successful trial run'

March 3, 2019

Major Vegan Meat Brand Fry's To Launch In US To Meet Demand

The South African meat alternative specialist has announced that the next phase of its global expansion will include a US launch

February 27, 2019

US Army Dining Facility Now Offers Vegan Entrée At Every Meal

Fort Sill’s 'Guns and Rockets' dining facility is now the first of its kind to offer troops the plant-based options like tofu enchiladas, whenever they dine

February 26, 2019

Chinese Food Giant Panda Express To Launch Vegan Dishes In Its 2,000 Outlets

The company will be making vegan options available following a campaign by advocacy organization Vegan Outreach. From the end of this week, two dishes will be free-from animal products

February 19, 2019

Dairy-Free Giant, The Coconut Collaborative, To Be Manufactured In The US

The plant-based dessert company has described the states as being 'central to its growth plans'

February 19, 2019

Vegan Meat Pioneer Tofurky Launches New Plant-based Desserts

Tofurky has announced a new line of plant-based, dairy-free frozen cheesecakes under its new Moocho brand. The products, which will launch in the US in May this year, come in three flavors - Triple Berry Swirl, New York Style Vanilla, and Chocolate

February 13, 2019

Ben & Jerry's Adds New Vegan Ice-Cream Flavors To Its Dairy-Free Range

The company first launched its dairy-free line in the US in 2016, with four flavors available. Since then the range has been more than doubled

February 7, 2019

Vegan Magnum Ice-Cream To Launch In The US

The bars are already available in multiple countries including Australia and the UK - now dairy-free consumers across America can buy the Magnums which come in two flavors

January 22, 2019

Top Vegan Parenting Magazine Raise Vegan To Hit US Shelves In February

The publication has been subscription-only so far - but from next month US customers will be able to pick it up in stores across the country

January 15, 2019

Fast Food Chain Leon Launches Healthy Vegan Burger In UK And US

The new patty - which the chain describes as 'packed with plants' - was developed in response to a growing body of evidence supporting a link between gut and mental health

January 11, 2019

Iowa 'Ag-Gag' Law Is Unconstitutional, Says Federal Court

A judge has ruled that the law - which stops activists and journalists from investigating farming and slaughterhouse facilities - violates the first amendment of free speech

January 10, 2019

Canadian Vegan Fast Food Chain To Open 230 Outlets Globally By End Of 2020

Copper Branch will open its first US branch on February 1, with many more outlets set to open across North America and France over the next 24 months

January 8, 2019

Vegan Activist Storms Field at NCAA National Championship Game To Protest Animal Suffering

The activist said animal abuse - not animal rescue - is the crime, and called on Levi's Stadium to 'take a stand for transparency and compassion, and cut ties with animal-abusing corporations that suppress whistleblowers'

January 8, 2019

Plant-Based Impossible Burger Version 2.0 To Launch In US Stores

The high-tech patty has been updated, according to its makers, who called the new version 'tastier and juicier than ever' in a social media post

January 7, 2019

Non-Dairy Giant Silk To Launch New Vegan Oat Milk In Stores Across The US

The new product, which comes in three different flavors - chocolate, plain, and vanilla - will be released in Target, Walmart, Publix, and Sprouts among other stores

November 27, 2018

Vegan Billboard Aims To Protect Cows And Hens From Sexual Exploitation

The new billboard says 'You Can’t Be an Egg-Eating Feminist', explaining how eggs and dairy are a 'product of the abuse of females'

November 7, 2018

Vegan Tuna Fish To Launch In Costco And Walmart

The product is described as 'a first of its kind' for the UK market

October 15, 2018

Consumers Not Confused By 'Milk' Label On Vegan Dairy Products, Study Shows

Dairy bosses claim consumers are being misled into buying plant-based products

October 11, 2018

Gardein Launches Single-Serve Vegan Ready Meals Across US

The meals are aimed at vegans, vegetarians, and flexitarians

September 22, 2018

Man Shoots And Kills Three Bear Cubs Who Broke Into Chicken Coop

The cubs and their mother were drawn by food

September 14, 2018

House Passes Bill Banning Eating Dogs And Cats In US

While the practice is rare, it is legal in 44 states

September 12, 2018

Salmonella Concerns Prompt Multi-State Egg Recall

The recall follows a 14-person outbreak with 2 hospitalizations

August 29, 2018

'Plant-Based Consumption' Skyrockets By 300% In 12 Months, Says Report

An increasing number of people are opting for animal-free meals

August 24, 2018

'McDonald's Days Are Numbered', Says Vegan Burger Boss

An increasing number of consumers are opting for plant-based fast-food

August 20, 2018

Biggest Bagel Chain In US Adds Vegan Cream Cheese In Select Locations

Consumers are being urged to ask Einstein Bros. Bagels to roll out the product nationwide

August 10, 2018

Plant-Based Docs Allege Corruption After Trump Administration Opposes Breastfeeding Resolution

The physicians want an investigation believing the dairy industry may have had too much influence

August 8, 2018

Vegan Fast Food Restaurant To Open In Texas Next Week

There will be a range of gluten-free option on offer

August 1, 2018

Roughly Two Thirds Of Americans Would Try Clean Meat, According To New Survey

More than half said they'd be willing to replace conventional meat entirely

July 31, 2018

Sales Of Vegan Food Skyrocket To $3.3 Billion In One Year

The market continues to see huge growth - with experts saying veganism has 'gone mainstream'

July 27, 2018

Baltimore Mayor Urged To Remove Milk From Children's Menus At Restaurants

Sugary drinks and soda have already been removed as options

July 26, 2018

Dr. Neal Barnard And Ginny Messina Among Speakers At 2018 DC VegFest

The event will mark a decade of DC VegFest

July 26, 2018

Pork Farmers 'Scale Back' As US Meat Surplus Hits 2.5 Billion Pounds

Exports have slowed as a result of new tariffs

July 23, 2018

Salmonella Outbreak In 26 States Linked To Raw Turkey

At least 90 people are believed to have been affected

July 17, 2018

Freebirds Burrito Chain Launches Vegan Beyond Meat In 73 Outlets Across US

Consumers were calling for plant-based protein options

June 30, 2018

US Faces Cheese Surplus As Dairy Demand Drops

Increased demand for dairy alternatives continues to reshape the animal agriculture industry

May 31, 2018

Chef Opens Vegan Restaurant After 'Achieving Victory' Over Diabetes With Diet

The price point will be similar to traditional fast food

May 14, 2018

IKEA Vegan Hotdog Receives 95% Approval Rating

The company aims to provide options that are 'good for people and the planet'

May 3, 2018

Pork Giant Smithfield Fined 'Historic' $50 Million For Nuisance Offences

The company is now appealing the fine

May 1, 2018

Starbucks Launches Vegan Cookie As Part Of Plans To Expand Plant-Based Offerings

The company says it is responding to consumer demand

April 21, 2018

Whole Foods Adds Vegan Mac And Cheese To Hot Bar Menu

The dish is the result of a partnership with Chef Ayindé Howell of Mac & Yease

April 18, 2018

Specialist Vegan Supermarket With Cafe Opens In Florida

The proprietor is a vegan of two decades

April 17, 2018

New Virginia Law Will Significantly Reduce Animal Testing

A Virginia Governor signed the bill into law last week

April 12, 2018

Dairy Farm Workers Found Guilty Of Animal Cruelty After 'Torturing' Cows

The pair were caught abusing animals on camera

April 7, 2018

The Eastern Puma Has Been Officially Declared Extinct

The species hasn't been spotted in the wild for over 80 years

April 6, 2018

US Government Partners With McDonald's In A Move Doctors Are Calling 'Irresponsible'

The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine says the changes go against USDA dietary recommendations

March 27, 2018

Coalition Of Animal Groups Puts Pressure On McDonald's To Raise Welfare Standards

Campaigners said the chain has 'great power' over animals' lives

March 20, 2018

QDOBA Mexican Grill Offers Vegan And Vegetarian Discount

Customers who order meat free salads and burrito bowls will save an avergae of $0.60

March 9, 2018

California Sets Sights On World's Strictest Animal Welfare Law

The proposed law has been described as 'history in the making'

March 5, 2018

Vegan Festival Vevolution To Take Over Stage At The SEED Summit In LA

The founders want to be part of a major global change

March 1, 2018

US Chain Zoës Kitchen Introduces New Vegan Option In Its 250 Restaurants

Customers have been asking for more vegan protein options

February 20, 2018

Starbucks Launches New Vegan Breakfast Option

The option is currently available in 600 outlets

February 2, 2018

Vegan Market, Restaurant And Deli Business To Open In San Diego

The new plant-based spot will operate in a nearly 4,000-square-feet-building

February 2, 2018

New Vegan Yogurt Made From Pili Nuts Launches In 500 Stores

The dairy-free product has no added sugars

January 31, 2018

'Compassion For Animals' And Love For Basketball Prompts College Player To Go Vegan

The athlete slimmed down from 245 to 180 pounds after he became plant-based

January 25, 2018

Plant Based Restaurant With Vegan 'Butchery' To Open In Wisconsin

The eatery will be selling seitan by the pound

January 24, 2018

Häagen-Dazs Vegan Ice Cream To Launch Nationwide In US

The non-dairy pints are available in four flavors

January 23, 2018

City Of San Francisco Considering Ban On Sale Of Fur

More than 50 million animals are killed for their fur every year

January 18, 2018

Beyond Burger Available At Over 9,000 Outlets As It Hits New York Chain

Bareburger is the first eatery to serve both the Beyond and Impossible burgers

January 15, 2018

GRAPHIC: USDA Faces Call To Stop 'Inhumane High Speed Slaughter'

Killing animals at high speed causes animal suffering and human health issues

January 15, 2018

First Vegan And Gluten-Free Bakery In Northern Michigan To Open

The eatery offers a range of plant-based, allergen-free baked goods

January 15, 2018

Kat Von D Drops 40 New Vegan Lipsticks

The new make-up product is 'unlike anything out there'

January 12, 2018

Dairy Farmers Are Killing Cows Younger To Maximise Profits

Once the animals are considered 'spent', they are sent to slaughter

January 8, 2018

1,000 Pounds Of Butter Used For Sculpture That 'Honors Dairy Industry': A Good Idea?

The carving pays tribute to one of the most despicable industries out there

January 5, 2018

Plant Based Startup Impossible Foods Launches Vegan Tacos

This is one of the first non-burger uses of the Impossible 'meat'

January 3, 2018

Plant Based Beyond Burger Now On Menus In 450+ TGI Friday Restaurants Nationwide

The vegan patty has now become the fastest test-to-table menu offering in the brand's history

January 3, 2018

China's Ban On Its Ivory Trade Now In Effect

China is widely believed to be the world's largest consumer of ivory

December 28, 2017

Reality TV Star Shawn Booth Goes Vegan

He is known for winning season 11 of 'The Bachelorette'

December 28, 2017

Top Plant Based Dr. T. Colin Campbell To 'Heal America' In 'Groundbreaking' Tour

The 'bold' strategy will see vegan nutrition being brought into the mainstream

December 19, 2017

Vegan Company Recreates 'Dairy' Proteins 'Without Cows And Downsides'

The brand has 'fielded interest from some of the most well-known food and dairy companies in the world'