Umbrella Academy Star Aidan Gallagher Demands California Mandate Vegan School Lunch Options

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This week, vegan actor Aidan Gallagher—star of Netflix superhero series The Umbrella Academy—sent a letter to the California Assembly voicing his support for Healthy, Climate-Friendly School Lunch Act (AB 479). Co-sponsored by advocacy groups Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, Animal Hope in…

Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods to Become the Coca-Cola and Pepsi of the Modern Era, Analyst Predicts 

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Plant-based brands Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods could be the next Coca-Cola and Pepsi, according to a brief published this week by Barron’s—a publication launched in 1921 and managed by Dow Jones. The article, written by 17-year Wall Street veteran Al Root,…

Vegan Eel Sashimi Made From Eggplant Debuts

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This weekend, vegan brand Ocean Hugger Foods will unveil its newest product, eggplant-based eel “unami” at the National Restaurant Association Show in Chicago. The new product—made to resemble eel using a patent-pending process that infuses eggplant with gluten-free soy sauce, mirin, and…

Burger King’s Impossible Whopper Just Debuted in Three New Cities

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This week, fast-food chain Burger King expanded its Impossible Whopper to three cities outside of its initial St. Louis, MO test market. With expansion efforts to more than 7,000 Burger King locations nationwide officially underway, the plant-based burger is now available at…

America by the Slice: 9 Must-Try Vegan Pizzerias in the US

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Neapolitan. Sicilian. Deep-dish. With all the renditions of vegan pizzas out there, one could easily enjoy a slice or two every day of the year and not get bored. We’re celebrating America’s favorite food (yes, it’s been statistically proven) by honoring the…

Coffee Shops Give Away Free Vegan Oat Lattes For World’s First National Oat Milk Day

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The first-ever National Oat Milk Day will occur on May 16 to celebrate and promote the new and abundantly available plant-based beverage. On that day, vegan beverage company Califia Farms will encourage people to make the switch from dairy milk to oat…

New Vegan Bleeding Burger, Fish Steaks Launch in Brazil

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Brazilian vegan food brand Superbom recently debuted a ready-made “bleeding” burger and fish steaks in the frozen section of supermarkets in Brazil. The Gourmet Burger—which is made from pea protein and is gluten- and soy-free—has a similar scent, flavor, and texture to…

Project Runway’s Host Tim Gunn Supports NYC Fur Ban

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Fashion legend Tim Gunn—host of series Project Runway for the last 16 years—is expected to testify during a hearing on Wednesday in favor of Council Speaker Corey Johnson’s proposed legislation to ban fur sale and manufacturing across New York City. The New…