VegNews Daily

Appeal to Close Down Meat Counter at Whole Foods

Texas State University professor asks Whole Foods Market to go meat-free in a petition, which has recently been responded to.

Last week, James McWilliams, professor, writer, and historian in Austin, TX, created a petition via change.org entitled “Whole Foods: Close all its meat counters.” McWilliams commends Whole Foods for all of its major achievements, but says that the fact that the grocery store still sells animal products, especially meat, hinders all of its progress. In the petition, McWilliams states, “your meat counter stinks. It stands as a symbol of suffering amid these accomplishments. It taints everything you’ve accomplished.” He urges the elimination of all meat counters as he sees them as the primary issue that Whole Foods must address to remain in line with its values of offering humane, local, and healthy food. Thus far, McWilliams has rallied more than 1,400 supporters to sign the petition. On September 6, McWilliams posted on his personal website Whole Foods CEO John Mackey’s response, which respectively denied his request for the elimination.

Veganism is Stunting Growth of Camel Milk Industry

Consumers increasingly choosing plant-based milk alternatives is limiting the growth of the camel milk industry.
Read More »

New Vegan Eatery Shares Profits with Employees

The Red Lunchbox in Halifax, Nova Scotia is good for the animals and fair to its workers.
Read More »

Real Housewives Star Throws Vegan Dinner Party

Porsha Williams' plant-based feast, complete with copious amounts of alcohol, was lit AF.
Read More »

Vegan Wins Wildlife Photographer of the Year

A moving image of Pikin the gorilla and her rescuer taken by photographer Jo-Anne McArthur was chosen among 50,000 applicants.
Read More »

Meatless Product-Launches Increase by 451 Percent

New data shows that UN naming 2016 the International Year of the Pulses is driving the growth of legume-based meat replacers in Europe.
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 »