Now that we have good quality plant-based burgers firmly in hand, several companies are close to cracking the code on producing delicious and realistic vegan seafood.
With the Trump administration’s EPA unwilling to take even the most commonsense actions to help the environment and public safety, thank goodness we have a judicial system that’s willing to intervene sometimes. On Thursday, the 9th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ordered the EPA to follow through with banning chlorpyrifos, a pesticide that research has […]
For all the protein hype these days, people are oddly reluctant to add insects to their diet. Something about the squirmy, multi-legged, armored bodies -- or perhaps the lack of legs and soft wormlike bodies -- turns us off, triggering knee-jerk reactions of disgust.
It’s critically important that plant-based products get the widest possible exposure to more than just vegan niche eaters. To try these foods, consumers have to see them in the store. And that means putting them in the spot where they typically pick up their weekly ground beef purchase.
When your plant-based meat replacement product is flying off the shelves across the United States and Canada, you know a positive change is underway.
And that’s exactly what’s happening with the plant-based Beyond Burger. Chances are that you won't even be able to find a package on your local grocery store's shelves.
Another day, another industry insider that President Donald Trump is bringing into his administration to help ruin the environment. The latest nominee is Scott Hutchins, a leading pesticide executive from Dow Chemical. Pending a Senate vote, Hutchins will serve as the top scientist at the Department of Agriculture. Prior to being courted by the Trump […]
WeWork is making headlines because it has targeted an area of opportunity that most businesses wouldn't touch: employee eating habits.
The Impossible Burger will be flying high -- literally -- as Air New Zealand becomes the first airline to add the plant-based burger to its in-flight menu this summer.
It’s well established that overfishing is destroying the oceans’ marine populations. To make matters worse, we now know that over a third of all fish pulled from the seas are never consumed. The statistic comes courtesy of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, which regularly releases updates on the global fishing industry. Depleting the […]
Dairies continue to struggle for survival. And for 52 of them in New York, the end may be near.
Whether it's a graduation, birthday, retirement party, July Fourth or Father's Day, if it occurs over the summer, you'd better believe we're celebrating al fresco.
Bananas may go for dirt-cheap prices at the grocery store, but behind the scenes investors are flinging millions of dollars at the industry in an effort to save our favorite fruit. The plain yellow banana known as the Cavendish variety that is most commonly found in North American and European supermarkets is at risk of extinction, thanks to a virulent disease that has ravaged crops in Africa, Asia, Australia, and parts of the Middle East in recent years.
Chef Jagger Gordon has opened the Feed it Forward Grocery Store in Toronto to cut down on food waste and ensure that everyone can afford to eat healthy food.
Recent research on fish fraud shows that one in five fish samples was mislabeled. Even more unsettling was the discovery that people were occasionally consuming endangered species without knowing it.
What you eat and where you buy it from can have hugely different consequences for the environment. A new study in the science journal “Nature” that looks at the climate impact of food production reveals some things you may have guessed — a diet higher in plants and lower in meat results in significantly less […]
If you're like billions of people around the world, you enjoy a nice cup of tea or nibble on a chocolate cookie now and then. Unfortunately, these beloved luxury foods carry a hidden cost: They're infamous for abusive labor conditions, including child slavery, forced labor and horrendous working conditions.
Plant-based foods are taking off like never before. That’s why it’s so surprising to learn that many U.S. consumers don’t like the term “vegan” on a product’s label.
There's been a virus outbreak. The population at large has been infected, and a large part of it now roams aimlessly searching for its next meal -- of human brains. You know the drill, you've watched enough episodes of "The Walking Dead," so you should be fine, right? Wrong.
Residents of the main avocado-producing area say they're forced to drink contaminated water delivered by truck because rivers and aquifers are being drained by avocado agribusiness.
The most frequent warning that those with a plant-based diet receive? No, it’s not about getting enough protein -- after all, that’s easy. It's a recommendation to supplement vegan diets with B12.
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