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Brazilian Superstar Anitta partners with leading Latin American plant-food company

 It’s part of Anitta’s efforts to promote plant-based foods in Brazil. Brazilian megastar Anitta has partnered with plant-meat maker and food tech company Future Farm, known as Fazenda Futuro in its home country. The announcement came just days after socialite Kim Kardashian joined Beyond Meat as the company’s first Chief Taste Consultant. However, Pop singer …

New exposé uncovers immense suffering at Aldi chicken supplier

Mercy For Animals has urged Aldi and other retailers to do more to protect chickens’ welfare A new report has exposed how large retailers like Aldi have failed to meaningfully reduce chicken suffering. Non-profit Mercy For Animals’ first US retailer report reveals the names of major retailers that are yet to meaningfully address welfare issues …

Kim Kardashian becomes the first-ever ‘chief taste consultant’ for Beyond Meat

“I’m so thrilled to be featured in the campaign as its Chief Taste Consultant to inspire people to include Beyond Meat in their diets.” Kim Kardashian has partnered with Beyond Meat for its latest campaign. The media icon and entrepreneur is now the brand’s new “Chief Taste Consultant.” In her new role, she will promote …

Serena Williams and Jake Gyllenhaal team up with JUST Egg for new campaign

The stars want people to know that JUST Egg is not only delicious but is also better for health and the planet. Tennis champion Serena Williams and actor Jake Gyllenhaal have teamed up with Eat Just, to promote the brand’s flagship product and lure breakfast-lovers to a more sustainable, plant-based alternative. The duo are the …

UK’s first fully vegan school kitchen is a huge hit among pupils

The Lady of Sion School in Worthing opened what is believed to be UK’s first 100% Plant-Based Canteen serving black bean and quinoa meatballs in barbecue sauce, veggie fajitas with Mexican rice and meatless feast pizza. A school in West Sussex has received an overwhelming positive response after it adopted an all-vegan menu. In January, …

Aussies must give up ‘meat addiction’ to help fight climate change, academics say

According to the authors, Aussies should become ‘flexitarian’ and reduce meat consumption by 80-90%. Academics have asked Australians to cut beef from their diets to meet climate change targets and hit net zero by 2050. In a new book called Food in a Planetary Emergency, authors Diana Bogueva and Dora Marinova have blamed Aussie meat-eaters …

Waltham Forest schools offer the ‘greenest’ dinners in the UK

Waltham Forest serves nearly one million plant-based meals to 50 local schools every year through its daily plant-based options and weekly ‘Save the Planet’ days – where no meat dishes are served. The London Borough of Waltham Forest has received the accolade of having the “greenest” school dinners in the UK. The recognition comes from …

‘Babe’ star James Cromwell superglues hand to Starbucks counter in vegan milk upcharge protest

The protest was a part of PETA’s campaign to get Starbucks to stop charging customers extra for the vegan milks it has agreed are better for the planet. Babe Actor James Cromwell led a dramatic protest as he superglued his hand to a Starbucks counter in Manhattan on Tuesday.  The Midtown Manhattan “glue-in” was part of PETA’s campaign …

Brighton crowned the new vegan capital of the world

Brighton dethroned Portland, Oregon, the former vegan capital of the world, to take the top spot. Portland is known worldwide for its thriving vegan scene and is considered the best vegan city in the US. Brighton is the new vegan capital of the world, according to latest research. This is the first time a city …

McDonald’s just added a vegan KitKat McFlurry to its menu

“Vegan and vegetarian meals have not been a niche trend for a long time—and we as a brand also want to and will continue to develop here.” Fast-food giant McDonald’s has added a vegan KitKat McFlurry at its locations in Germany. The new plant-based option consists of strawberry sorbet and a soft ice cream base. …

Dunkin’, Beyond Meat sued for stealing a vegan company’s patented slogan

The food giants rolled out a sandwich in 2019 with the allegedly stolen slogan “Plant-Based, Great Taste.” Dunkin’ and Beyond Meat have been sued by a vegan food producer over an alleged trademark infringement. Vegadelphia Foods claims that the food giants stole the Philadelphia company’s ‘plant-based’ slogan for their joint sandwich in 2019. Trademark battle …

Leonardo DiCaprio invests in Lewis Hamilton’s Neat Burger

The actor turned environmentalist has joined Neat Burger as a strategic investor Leonardo DiCaprio has been named one of the investors in vegan restaurant chain Neat Burger’s latest investment round. The Lewis Hamilton-backed fast-food company launched a $30 million Series B fundraise with US investors and DiCaprio has joined the group as a strategic investor. …