VegNews Daily

Food Critic Supports Meat-Free Eating

Newspaper writer and restaurant critic Jay Rayner is a proponent of Meatless Mondays, and Tuesdays.

Jay Rayner, an outspoken omnivore and contributor for The Guardian has the joined growing number of mainstream media players who advocate for reduced meat consumption. In a recent article, Rayner noted the unsustainable agriculture practices of the animal industry and how factory farms contribute disproportionate amounts of methane and other greenhouse gases into the atmosphere, as well as utilize precious food resources that could be allocated toward stopping world hunger. “We need to reduce our meat consumption substantially, probably by half,” says the restaurant critic. “Meat-free Mondays have arrived in the Rayner household. Sometimes we have meat-free Tuesdays and Wednesdays too.”

Moby to Release New Album That Speaks Up for Animals

"These Systems are Failing" includes songs about factory farming over electronic beats.
Read More »

University of South Carolina Halts Live Pig Training

Efforts by activists end cruel training program, replacing it with tech simulations in which nobody is hurt.
Read More »

New Study Links Pork to Kidney Disease

Red meat consumption increases risk for renal disease while plant protein protects against it.
Read More »

World's Spiciest Tortilla Chip is Vegan

Paqui's one-per-package chip is loaded with ghost chillies and zero animal products.
Read More »

Leather Alternatives Predicted to Take Over Sports Shoe Industry

Animal-free products jump to top of the sportswear shoe industry thanks to Nike and Adidas opting for faux leather.
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 »