VegNews Daily

Biochemist’s Veg Experiment

A lauded scientist says veganism is the best way to save the planet.

A biochemist at Stanford University is taking an 18-month leave from his day job to change the way the world understands animal agriculture. Patrick O. Brown, a vegetarian for more than 30 years and a vegan for five, plans to put his scientific and research background to good use by helping inform people about the consequences of factory farming. Brown plans to work with food providers and chefs to create more vegetarian meal options for consumers. Recently, the dialogue over eliminating meat to save the planet has been appearing everywhere, from Oprah spotlighting her favorite vegan chef to Britain's Lord Stern endorsing vegetarianism as the solution to healthier populations and a healthier planet.

Mena Suvari Has Vegan Epiphany at Moby's Restaurant

The newly vegan actress felt like an "a**hole" for bringing a leather handbag to Little Pine and has since veganized her closet.
Read More »

Pittsburgh Gets Its First Vegan Ice Cream Shop

Vegan cone and cake shop Sugar Spell Scoops will sell cashew-based scoops and whimsical unicorn cakes in the Sharpsburg borough in June.
Read More »

Meat Company Finds Americans Are Afraid of Hot Dogs

Meat brand Applegate finds that 47 percent of consumers are scared to discover the ingredients in hot dogs, while 24 percent of millennials never purchase them.
Read More »

Kat Von D Debuts 10th Anniversary Vegan Beauty Line

The animal activist launched a limited-edition, golden-hued vegan makeup collection inspired by her mother, husband, and other muses.
Read More »

Missouri Passes Bill Limiting Meat Labels to Dead Animals

Those in opposition to the bill—which purports it is alleviating consumer confusion around plant-based products—believe its passing is wrongly motivated by eliminating meat-industry competition.
Read More »

This Week on VegNews TV: The secret to these delightful sweet treats is white beans! Aylin Erman shows you how to make these simple blondies.

More Videos »