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Beyond Eggs Gets Approving Nod From Tech Site

Motherboard’s feature on the egg replacer is one more example of Silicon Valley’s high hopes for plant-based food.

Beyond Eggs recently received financial backing by venture capitalists, sparking excitement at the possibility of moving away from factory farming and toward sustainable, plant-based food. Motherboard, an online tech publication launched by the popular Vice Magazine, featured Beyond Eggs in a recent article, laying out the ethical, environmental, and health benefits of vegan eggs––and calling them better than their hen-born counterparts. According to Motherboard, Beyond Eggs experimented with 344 prototypes from 287 plants before landing on the pea, canola, and sunflower lecithin-based formula it’s perfecting now. In a taste test, Bill Gates couldn’t tell the difference between conventional eggs and the cholesterol, gluten, and cruelty-free eggs. Once released, Beyond Eggs will be 19-percent cheaper than chicken eggs.

Unilever Chefs Draft Manifesto with Plant-Based Goals

Worldwide chefs are creating a manifesto that will help restructure global food systems to reduce waste, promote healthier eating, and focus more on plant-based ingredients.
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Study Finds Mushrooms are as Filling as Meat

Participants who consumed white button mushrooms twice per day reported feeling fuller and more satiated than those who consumed meat.
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Study: Young People Optimistic About a Meat-Free World

A survey of 13,000 people in 14 countries found that living in a world where meat is no longer derived from animals makes them feel positive about the future.
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Teenager Opens Vegan Café in England

Purity Petal Café—opened by 19-year-old Maria Rose—becomes the first vegan eatery in the Barnstaple area of North Devon, England.
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Green Day and Kat Von D Collaborate on Vegan Eyeliner

Billie Joe Armstrong has teamed with vegan beauty mogul Kat Von D on her upcoming, animal-friendly makeup product.
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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.

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