Startup Uses “Programmable Mushrooms” to Make Whole Cuts of Vegan Meat 

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New company Atlas Food Co.—a food arm of textile technology company Ecovative—has developed a method of creating three-dimensional, whole cuts of plant-based meat using mycelium (a fast-growing mushroom root system). With its “Atlast” technology, the company makes it possible to create more…

Vegan Ready-to-Eat Cajun Burger Debuts at 300 Target Stores

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This week, California-based vegan company Hodo Foods—which specializes in vegan ready-to-eat products—launched an organic tofu-based Cajun Burger in the refrigerated grocery section of 300 Target stores nationwide. The burger comes in a two-serving package and is available in Target stores in Ohio,…

Midwife Turns Down Pregnant Vegan, Tells Her to Go Paleo

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Expectant mother Brittany Davis, 30, was shocked after a midwife refused to coach her through her pregnancy and delivery because of her vegan lifestyle. Davis found the local midwife, who specializes in at-home births, online and arranged to meet her. When they…

Sweet Earth’s Vegan Awesome Burger Debuts on Secret Menu in Brooklyn

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Food giant Nestlé will debut its vegan Awesome Burger—made under the Sweet Earth vegetarian brand which Nestlé acquired for an undisclosed amount in 2017—at one Brooklyn, NY eatery from September 26 until October 3. The Industry City location of restaurant Burger Joint…

5-Star Merrion Hotel Launches Vegan Afternoon Tea in Dublin

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The Merrion Hotel in Dublin, Ireland recently launched a vegan afternoon tea service. Created by Merrion’s executive chef, Ed Cooney, in collaboration with local vegan cookbook author Holly White, the service introduces innovative plant-based recipes to the hotel’s regular tea service. The…

Refillable Vegan Deodorant Launches at Target 

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This week, Target stores added vegan deodorant brand Myro—which uses 50 percent less plastic than traditional brands due to its refillable containers—to its shelves nationwide. The brand was launched last year as a subscription service but will now be widely available to…

Impossible Foods Expands Retail Launch to East Coast

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Tomorrow, Impossible Foods will make its East Coast retail debut at all 100 locations of grocery store Wegmans across New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Virginia, Maryland, Massachusetts, and North Carolina, along with select Manhattan, NY locations of supermarket chain Fairway Markets. Last…

16 Vegan Recipes for Every Day of Oktoberfest  

16 Vegan Recipes for Every Day of Oktoberfest  

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Raise a pint and a pretzel to Oktoberfest! This celebration of marriage between Bavarian Crown Prince Ludwig and Princess Teresa of Sassonia-Hildburghhausen in 1810 has both evolved and expanded throughout the centuries. While the traditional horse race of this sixteen-day event has…