VegNews Daily

Beyond Meat Pitching Beast Burger to Big Leagues

The veg company visited the Mets to show the players its protein-packed Beast burger.

Beyond Meat is attempting to bring its veggie burger, The Beast, to the big leagues by pitching the faux product to professional players. Recently, Beyond Meat’s founder Ethan Brown traveled to the New York Mets’ home turf so the team could sample the product. According to the Wall Street Journal, many of the ball players were intrigued by the faux burger, and had to double-check that it contained no red meat. The Met’s third baseman and captain, David Wright, who gave up red meat six years ago because it made him “lethargic,” may become spokesman for the product. The Beast may very well become a mainstay in the athletic community—not only does it contain less fat and non of the cholesterol of its animal-product counterpart, but it has more protein and iron than beef and more omega-3s than salmon.

White House Removes Climate Change from Website

Trump administration drops climate change, civil rights, LGBT, and healthcare information pages from its official website.
Read More »

General Mills Invests in Kale Chips

The major food corporation's stake in kale chip company Rhythm Superfoods is the latest addition to its growing plant-based portfolio.
Read More »

Dairy Farms Look to Puerto Rico for Workers

Amidst an American worker shortage, South Dakota factory farms are looking for labor in Puerto Rico.
Read More »

PETA Buys Shares in Louis Vuitton

The animal rights organization became a shareholder in the lux leather company to gain decision-making power.
Read More »

$20K in Vegan Activist Scholarships is Up for Grabs

Vegetarian Resource Group is awarding exceptional high school seniors several scholarships for their work in animal activism.
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 »