Carl’s Jr. Expands Meatless Beyond Famous Star to Canada After “Wild” Success in US

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Today, fast-food chain Carl’s Jr. announced it would expand the Beyond Famous Star to select locations in Canada—its first expansion of the meatless option outside of the United States. In January, Carl’s Jr. launched the burger—which features a vegan Beyond Burger patty,…

Greggs is Developing Vegan Steak Bakes, Cheese Melts, and Doughnuts

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United Kingdom-based convenience store chain Greggs is developing vegan versions of all its best-selling products. Though the new vegan products have yet to be revealed, the chain’s popular non-vegan items include steak bakes; sausage, bean, and cheese rolls; and beef and vegetable…

Simon Cowell Inspires Britain’s Got Talent Host Declan Donnelly to Go Vegan

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Reality show Britain’s Got Talent (BGT) host Declan Donnelly is considering going vegan after observing the positive impact a plant-based diet has had on BGT judge Simon Cowell. Earlier this year, Cowell began transitioning to a plant-based diet after discovering that he…

Australian Startup Develops World’s First Lab-Grown Kangaroo Meat

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Sydney, Australia-based startup VOW Foods recently developed the world’s first lab-grown kangaroo meat—an animal product consumed locally. Founder Tim Noakesmith and George Peppou created the meat using an almond-sized animal biopsy that is grown in a cultivator supported by a nutrient-dense medium….

Vegan Car Seat Safety Coat for Children

Vegan Car Seat Safety Coat for Children

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Samantha Gendler who started VRG’s Parents and Kids Facebook Group https://www.facebook.com/groups/VRGparentsandkids/ let us know that she has found a vegan car seat safety coat for her daughter. Parents might be interested in this. See: https://onekid.com/collections/vegan-road-coat Powered by WPeMatico

Atlanta KFC Sells out of Vegan Fried Chicken in Five Hours

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Today, crowds of customers waited for more than an hour at a Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) location in Atlanta, GA to sample vegan Beyond Fried Chicken. KFC painted its Cobb Parkway location in Smyrna bright green and erected a Beyond Fried Chicken…

Startup Readies to Make 18 Million Pounds of Animal-Free Seafood Annually

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This month, San Diego, CA-based startup BlueNalu released plans to commercialize its lab-grown seafood products and outlined its vision for a large-scale production facility—the first time a cellular agriculture company has done so, according to BlueNalu. At scale, the proposed facility will…

Nestlé Launches Meatier Vegan Burger and Ground Meat 

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This month, food company Nestlé SA announced that it reformulated its vegan Incredible Burger to feature a stronger umami flavor and to be “meatier” than its original version. In April, the food giant launched the burger under its Garden Gourmet brand across…