Can the $44 Billion Vegan Food Industry Help Save 1.5 Million Animal Agriculture Jobs? 

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Can the $44 Billion Vegan Food Industry Help Save 1.5 Million Animal Agriculture Jobs? 

Vegan meat is disrupting animal agriculture, and some worry how it will affect the 1.5 million workers who will be left behind. These vegan transition programs offer a solution.

These New Initiatives Aim to Make Vegan School Lunches the Norm

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These New Initiatives Aim to Make Vegan School Lunches the Norm

As kids go back to school, a few initiatives—including Veganuary’s first fall campaign—are focusing on helping them gain access to vegan meals and dairy-free milk.

Red Meat Increases Risk of Cardiovascular Disease by 22 Percent per Serving

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Red Meat Increases Risk of Cardiovascular Disease by 22 Percent per Serving

A study of nearly 4,000 Americans shows that higher red meat consumption is linked to a higher risk of heart disease. 

How Cracker Barrel's Impossible Sausage Drama Sheds Light on Bigger Food System Issues

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How Cracker Barrel’s Impossible Sausage Drama Sheds Light on Bigger Food System Issues

Cracker Barrel just added its first plant-based meat, Impossible Sausage, to its menu. And customers have thoughts. 

Vegans Who Lift Weights Have Better Bone Strength, New Study Finds

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Vegans Who Lift Weights Have Better Bone Strength, New Study Finds

New research shows that vegans who lift weights have bone strength similar to meat eaters, and better bone strength than vegans who do other forms of exercise.

New Research Finds Plant-Based Meat Is Healthier and More Sustainable Than Animal Meat 

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New Research Finds Plant-Based Meat Is Healthier and More Sustainable Than Animal Meat 

A new study published in Future Foods concludes that plant-based meat is healthier and more sustainable than animal meat, and, importantly, it provides an easy way for consumers to reduce animal product consumption.

Jamie Raskin and 31 Other Congress Members Push for Meatless Meals at All Federal Facilities

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Jamie Raskin and 31 Other Congress Members Push for Meatless Meals at All Federal Facilities

Congressman Jamie Raskin and 31 Congress members urge President Joe Biden to put at least one vegetarian entrée on the menu of every federal cafeteria to improve the health of Americans and mitigate the climate crisis. 

California Invests $5 Million In Alternative Protein Research at These 3  Universities

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California Invests $5 Million In Alternative Protein Research at These 3 Universities

In addition to investing $700 million in plant-based school lunches, California is giving three universities $5 million to further their research in alternative proteins. 

Navy Will Test Vegan Meat on at Least 2 US Bases

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Navy Will Test Vegan Meat on at Least 2 US Bases

Under a new provision in the 2023 National Defense Authorization Act, the Navy will launch a three-year pilot program where plant-based proteins will be available on naval bases, particularly in regions where animal meat is expensive to buy and store.  

Pope Francis Encourages Young People to Eat Less Meat to Save the Planet

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Pope Francis Encourages Young People to Eat Less Meat to Save the Planet

In a letter, Pope Francis urged attendees of the EU Youth Conference to eat less meat as a means of mitigating the climate crisis. 

Why Did Turkey Just Ban Vegan Cheese?

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Why Did Turkey Just Ban Vegan Cheese?

Turkey’s vegan association says the ban on vegan cheese is a violation of rights for consumers and manufacturers of plant-based products.

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Plant-Based Meat Can Better Address Climate Change Than Electric Cars, New Report Finds

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Plant-Based Meat Can Better Address Climate Change Than Electric Cars, New Report Finds

A new report by Boston Consulting Group says adopting alternative proteins like plant-based meat plays a critical role in tackling climate change. 

California Is First State to Support Plant-Based School Meals with Historic $700 Million Investment

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California Is First State to Support Plant-Based School Meals with Historic $700 Million Investment

California’s new $300 billion budget includes funding for initiatives that will increase plant-based meal options at schools. 

With Growth in Veganism, India Releases Its First Logo and Standards For Vegan Food Products

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With Growth in Veganism, India Releases Its First Logo and Standards For Vegan Food Products

India’s Food Safety and Standards Authority has released a new definition of vegan food, accompanying regulations, and a mandated logo to help businesses identify what products can be labeled and sold as vegan. 

Ocean Pollution's Impact on Fish Now Linked to Skin Cancer, New Study Finds

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Ocean Pollution’s Impact on Fish Now Linked to Skin Cancer, New Study Finds

A new study published in ‘Cancer Causes and Control’ shows a connection between eating fish and developing skin cancer, and the researchers say ocean pollutants like mercury are likely the cause. 

81 Percent of Military Members Want Plant-Based Meals, New Survey Finds

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81 Percent of Military Members Want Plant-Based Meals, New Survey Finds

A survey reveals that 81 percent of military members across all branches want plant-based ready-to-eat meals—but they are not currently available. 

Why 10 Percent of Meat, Eggs, and Dairy Will Come from Alternative Proteins by 2035

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Why 10 Percent of Meat, Eggs, and Dairy Will Come from Alternative Proteins by 2035

A new report on Canada’s alternative proteins industry reveals that one in 10 servings of meat, eggs, and dairy will come from alternative proteins by 2035. 

New Farm Sanctuary Course Explores Veganism Through a Social Justice Lens

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New Farm Sanctuary Course Explores Veganism Through a Social Justice Lens

Barack Obama Tackles the Food System and the Perfect PB&J in His New Netflix Show

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Barack Obama Tackles the Food System and the Perfect PB&J in His New Netflix Show

Illinois Adopts Plant-Based School Lunch Program for Nearly 2 Million Children

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Illinois Adopts Plant-Based School Lunch Program for Nearly 2 Million Children

New legislation puts plant-based meals on the menu across public schools in Illinois where approximately 2 million students are currently enrolled. 

Is Vegan Food a Right? Why a New Lawsuit Says Yes

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Is Vegan Food a Right? Why a New Lawsuit Says Yes

The Vegan Association of Turkey is suing the country’s university council for ignoring vegan students’ right to healthy, balanced food options in its 205 university dining halls.

Billie Eilish Leads Six-Day “Overheated” Climate Event During London Tour Stop

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Billie Eilish Leads Six-Day “Overheated” Climate Event During London Tour Stop

Billie Eilish is bringing together activists, musicians, and fashion designers for the Overheated climate event to discuss the climate crisis and their work to make a difference.

Washington, DC Gets First Veg Restaurant Week. Why Mayor Muriel Bowser Supports It.

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Washington, DC Gets First Veg Restaurant Week. Why Mayor Muriel Bowser Supports It.

Washington, DC will celebrate its first vegan restaurant week thanks to a proclamation signed by Mayor Muriel Bowser that recognizes the health and environmental benefits of a plant-based diet. 

Meat Consumption Must Drop by 75 Percent for Planet to Survive, New Study Shows

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Meat Consumption Must Drop by 75 Percent for Planet to Survive, New Study Shows

Wealthier nations must slash their meat consumption by at least 75 percent in order to meet climate goals, researchers at the University of Bonn advise. 

How This Vegan Chicken Nugget Startup Became the First to Outprice Meat

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How This Vegan Chicken Nugget Startup Became the First to Outprice Meat

Seattle startup Rebellyous Foods has reached a key milestone that will help scale production of its plant-based chicken and offer it at the same price as animal meat.

The World's Largest Animal-Free Dairy Factory Will Make As Much Milk Protein as 50,000 Cows

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The World’s Largest Animal-Free Dairy Factory Will Make As Much Milk Protein as 50,000 Cows

Israeli company Remilk will open the world’s largest animal-free dairy factory in Denmark where it will produce as much milk protein as 50,000 cows every year without exploiting a single animal or harming the environment. 

Burger King's Vegan Pop-Up Serves as a Roadmap for the Fast-Food Industry

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Burger King’s Vegan Pop-Up Serves as a Roadmap for the Fast-Food Industry

Burger King’s vegan pop-up in London proves how easy it is for familiar fast-food menu items to be plant-based and delicious—while also being better for the environment and animals.

Ted Cruz Gets Trolled By Vegan Eggs Over His Climate Change Denial 

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Ted Cruz Gets Trolled By Vegan Eggs Over His Climate Change Denial 

As part of a new campaign, vegan egg-maker Eat Just is calling out climate change deniers—including Texas Senator Ted Cruz—in an effort to push for stronger climate action in Congress. 

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Antibiotic-Free Claims on Animal Products Can't Be Trusted, New Study Finds

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Antibiotic-Free Claims on Animal Products Can’t Be Trusted, New Study Finds

It Took Years But Eat Just's Vegan Eggs Are Now Finally Approved for Sale In Europe

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It Took Years But Eat Just’s Vegan Eggs Are Now Finally Approved for Sale In Europe

New IPCC Report Warns Cutting Methane Emissions 33 Percent Must Happen "Now or Never"

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New IPCC Report Warns Cutting Methane Emissions 33 Percent Must Happen “Now or Never”

Tofurky Wins Historic Free Speech Lawsuit. Can Use "Burger" and "Sausage" Labels on Plant-Based Meat.

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Tofurky Wins Historic Free Speech Lawsuit. Can Use “Burger” and “Sausage” Labels on Plant-Based Meat.

Once a Beloved Vegan Ice Cream Brand, Coconut Bliss' New Dairy Line Outrages Customers

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Once a Beloved Vegan Ice Cream Brand, Coconut Bliss’ New Dairy Line Outrages Customers

NYC Joins 40 Cities and States in Adopting Meat-Free Monday

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NYC Joins 40 Cities and States in Adopting Meat-Free Monday

How This Vegan Chicken Kyiv Is Helping Ukrainians in Crisis

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How This Vegan Chicken Kyiv Is Helping Ukrainians in Crisis

Billie Eilish Takes to Capitol Hill to Support Federal Vegan School Lunch Program 

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Billie Eilish Takes to Capitol Hill to Support Federal Vegan School Lunch Program 

China's 5-Year Plan Includes Plant-Based Eggs, Cultured Meat. Why That's a Big Deal.

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China’s 5-Year Plan Includes Plant-Based Eggs, Cultured Meat. Why That’s a Big Deal.

Legal Victory: Court Directs DA to Prosecute Former Nestlé Dairy Supplier for Animal Cruelty

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Legal Victory: Court Directs DA to Prosecute Former Nestlé Dairy Supplier for Animal Cruelty

"Perfectly Imperfect" NYC Mayor Eric Adams Admits to Eating Fish; Commits to Vegan City Initiatives.

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“Perfectly Imperfect” NYC Mayor Eric Adams Admits to Eating Fish; Commits to Vegan City Initiatives.

Americans Will Eat 160 Million Vegan Chicken Wings During Super Bowl, New Report Estimates

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Americans Will Eat 160 Million Vegan Chicken Wings During Super Bowl, New Report Estimates

Plant-Based Meat Will Be Cheaper Than Animal Meat Sooner Than You Think

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Plant-Based Meat Will Be Cheaper Than Animal Meat Sooner Than You Think

New York City Public Schools Now Serve Vegan Meals to 930,000 Students Every Friday

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New York City Public Schools Now Serve Vegan Meals to 930,000 Students Every Friday

Dear Men: Eating Soy (or Impossible Whoppers) Won’t Give You Man Boobs

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Dear Men: Eating Soy (or Impossible Whoppers) Won’t Give You Man Boobs

Meat-Eaters Produce Nearly 60 Percent More Greenhouse Gases than Vegetarians, Study Finds

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Meat-Eaters Produce Nearly 60 Percent More Greenhouse Gases than Vegetarians, Study Finds

The End of Meat in Fine-Dining? World's Top Restaurant Geranium Moves Toward a Meatless Menu

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The End of Meat in Fine-Dining? World’s Top Restaurant Geranium Moves Toward a Meatless Menu

Why America's Favorite Holiday Turns So Many People Vegan

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Why America’s Favorite Holiday Turns So Many People Vegan

UK Recognizes Lobsters, Octopuses, and Crabs as Sentient Beings. Will No Longer Boil Them Alive. 

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UK Recognizes Lobsters, Octopuses, and Crabs as Sentient Beings. Will No Longer Boil Them Alive. 

Is Soy Milk Making a Comeback? For Dairy-Free Brand Forager Project, The Answer Is Yes.

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Is Soy Milk Making a Comeback? For Dairy-Free Brand Forager Project, The Answer Is Yes.

Eric Adams Makes History as New York City's First Vegan Mayor

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Eric Adams Makes History as New York City’s First Vegan Mayor

COP26 Puts Carbon Footprints on Event Menus. Why Are Beef and Bacon Still Served?

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COP26 Puts Carbon Footprints on Event Menus. Why Are Beef and Bacon Still Served?

Race to Save the Oceans: Fish-Free Seafood Companies Raise $116 Million in Last Six Months

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Race to Save the Oceans: Fish-Free Seafood Companies Raise $116 Million in Last Six Months

LA’s Vegan Bodega Helps Communities In Need. Now, It’s Coming to Atlanta.

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LA’s Vegan Bodega Helps Communities In Need. Now, It’s Coming to Atlanta.

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