VegNews Daily

Whole Foods Market Will Label All GMO Products

Amid the struggle for product transparency in the food industry, Whole Foods Market takes the matter into its own hands.

Whole Foods Market Co-CEO John Mackey released Conscious Capitalism earlier this year, a book that asserts that ethical business practices and successful enterprise are not necessarily exclusive. Mackey’s business is following suit with his words of wisdom: in an effort to encourage consumer transparency and support organic agriculture, all products containing genetically modified organisms sold at US and Canadian Whole Foods locations will have labels indicating their GMO content by 2018. “We’re responding to our customers, who have consistently asked us for GMO labeling, and we are doing so by focusing on where we have control: in our own stores,” says Co-CEO Walter Robb. Whole Foods currently is the largest purveyor of GMO-free fare, with 3,300 products from 250 brands.

Dairy-Free Market to Reach $35 Billion by 2024

New study reveals dairy-alternatives industry is growing rapidly due to increased global environmental, health, and ethical concerns surrounding dairy.
Read More »

Oprah Urges Her 33 Million Followers to Go Meatless

After interviewing HSUS President Wayne Pacelle, Winfrey pledged to go meat-free on Mondays and asked her huge fanbase to do the same.
Read More »

France Bans Trade in Ivory Tusks and Rhino Horns

New prohibitions exceed European Union regulations and will better protect threatened elephants and rhinos.
Read More »

Vegan Square Sausage Sandwich Takes Café by Storm

Glasgow's Rose & Grant's can't keep up with the demand for new vegan menu item created by staff member.
Read More »

MooShoes to Open All-Vegan Grocery Store

Sister owners will be opening a plant-based market next door to their iconic NYC shoe store.
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 »