VegNews Daily

UN: Meat Reduction Paramount for Environment

The October UNEP Global Environment Alert Service focuses on the growing amount of greenhouse gas emissions created by worldwide meat production.

The United Nations Environment Programme’s October Global Environment Alert Service is focused entirely on the growing environmental cost of meat production. The alert states, “As meat supply and consumption increase around the world, more sustainable food systems must be encouraged,” and examines various scientific evidence including world average for meat consumption—93 pounds per year—with Americans consuming the most at 265 pounds per year and China’s market growing the fastest. The overarching message of the release is that only benefit can be derived from a decrease in meat consumption, and its authors anticipate that in order to significantly change the way we eat, it will take “a long campaign … incentives to meat producers and consumers.”

Luxury Hotel Adds Vegan Butchers’ Meats to Menus

The Herbivorous Butcher's vegan meats are now available at luxe Loews Minneapolis Hotel as part of the chain's new Flavor by Loews Hotels initiative.
Read More »

Miyoko's Debuts Philadelphia-Style Vegan Cream Cheese

The vegan cheese company is expanding its product line thanks to a new state-of-the-art factory.
Read More »

Vegan Ground Beef Expands to 600 Stores in Denmark

Dansk Supermarked—the country's largest retailer—has made the Danish version of Beyond Burger available to 1.5 million shoppers.
Read More »

Vice News Likens Dairy Farm to The Handmaid's Tale

A Michigan dairy farmer forcibly impregnates cows with embryos of elite cows to create genetically superior animals, unlike the dystopian storyline of Hulu original The Handmaid's Tale.
Read More »

Indian Startup Debuts Vegan Mutton

Good Dot has developed a vegan replacement for mutton—India's second most-consumed meat—in an effort to fight the country's increased meat consumption.
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 »