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30% of Brazilians are Opting for Vegan Food, New Research Finds

November 5, 2018
Courtesy: https://www.livekindly.co/brazilians-vegan-food-meat/

Brazilians are developing a taste for vegan food, according to new research. The country is known for its love of barbecue and animal agriculture, but that seems to be changing, says new data from the Good Food Institute (GFI). According to a study conducted earlier this year by the DC-based nonprofit that works with companies developing alterna

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What Do Nat Geo, a Vegan Saudi Prince, and ‘Game of Thrones’ Have in Common?

October 25, 2018
Courtesy: https://www.peta.org/blog/vegan-prince-helps-expand-animated-aquariums/?utm_source=PETA::Twitter&utm_medium=Social&utm_campaign=0418::ent::PETA::Twitter::prince%20khaled%20aquarium%20blog::::tweet

While SeaWorld and other cruel facilities continue to exploit animals for profit, National Geographic plans to build more fish-free animated aquariums—with a little help from a vegan Saudi prince. Last year, National Geographic opened Encounter: Ocean Odyssey in New York City—an animated aquarium where you can swim with whales and dolphins,

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Canadian Government Invests $153 Million to Keep Vegan Beyond Burger at Fast Food Chain A&W

October 25, 2018
Courtesy: https://www.livekindly.co/canadian-government-invests-153-million-to-keep-beyond-burger-at-fast-food-chain-aw/

Over the summer, fast-food chain A&W added the vegan Beyond Burger to the menu of nearly 1,000 Canadian locations. The plant-based burger was met with overwhelming customer support, with several stores reporting that the new option was sold out within one day. According to The Western Producer, in order to meet the rising demand for plant-based

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Israel Has The Most Vegan Army On Earth

October 19, 2018
Courtesy: https://www.breakingisraelnews.com/115117/israel-has-the-most-vegan-army-on-earth/

Israel’s army radio declared that the IDF is the most vegan army on earth with 1/18 soldiers committed to the vegan lifestyle. That is 20 times the number of vegans in the army just three years ago.

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World’s Biggest Meat Company Recalls 7 Million Pounds of Beef

October 9, 2018
Courtesy: https://vegnews.com/2018/10/worlds-biggest-meat-company-recalls-7-million-pounds-of-beef

A series of frightening meat recalls due to salmonella and listeria prompt vegan advocates such as actress Ruby Rose to urge everyone to ditch meat. The United States Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) issued a recall of 6.9 million pounds of beef due to a possible contamination of antibiotic-resistant bacter

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PIL in Gujarat High Court: ‘Segregate train seats for veg, meat-eaters’

October 1, 2018
Courtesy: https://indianexpress.com/article/india/pil-in-gujarat-high-court-segregate-train-seats-for-veg-meat-eaters-5379802/

The PIL, filed by E E Saiyed, 67, a resident of Khanpur in Ahmedabad, a lawyer himself, has pleaded the court to direct Indian Railways to give option for allotting seats in accordance with the food choice of passengers A public interest litigation (PIL) filed in Gujarat High Court has sought the court’s intervention in having segregated seats

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Eating Meat Kills More People Than Previously Thought A Vegan Health Article from All-Creatures.org

September 18, 2018
Courtesy: https://www.all-creatures.org/health/health-eating.html

These vegan health articles are presented to assist you in taking a pro-active part in your own health.

From NaturalNews.com

There is no more denying it. Meat contains highly toxic substances that are responsible for many deaths and diseases. Heavy meat consumption increases your risk of dying from all causes, including heart disease and

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Americans Eating Less Meat: Johns Hopkins Survey

September 18, 2018
Courtesy: https://www.nbcsandiego.com/news/local/Americans-Eating-Less-Meat-Johns-Hopkins-Survey--493392091.html

More Americans are cutting back on meat consumption, according to a new John Hopkins survey.

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Europe’s meat and dairy production must halve by 2050, expert warns

September 18, 2018
Courtesy: https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/sep/15/europe-meat-dairy-production-2050-expert-warns

Policymakers, farmers and consumers face ‘deeply uncomfortable choices’, says author of report advising urgent reduction of unsustainable livestock sector Europe’s animal farming sector has exceeded safe bounds for Read more


No amount of alcohol, sausage or bacon is safe according to cancer experts

August 22, 2018
Courtesy: https://www.mirror.co.uk/lifestyle/health/bad-news-sausage-bacon-booze-12585028

Even small amounts of processed meats and booze increase the risk of a host of cancers outlined in World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) guidelines updated every decade No amount of alcohol, sausage or bacon is safe according to a new global blueprint on how to beat cancer. Even small amounts of processed meats and booze increase the risk of a ho

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61% of People in Spain Are Regularly Skipping Meat and Other Europeans Are Following Close Behind!

July 8, 2018
Courtesy: https://www.onegreenplanet.org/news/europeans-regularly-skipping-meat/

The plant-based movement has continued to grow so much that Mintel recently predicted that even vegan barbecue, like jackfruit products, would soar in popularity this summer. And now, along those same lines, Read more


‘Bleeding’ vegan burger is an ‘existential threat’ to beef industry, warns New Zealand MP

July 5, 2018
Courtesy: https://news.sky.com/story/bleeding-vegan-burger-is-an-existential-threat-to-beef-industry-warns-new-zealand-mp-11426830

The vegan product requires 95% less land and creates 87% less greenhouse gas emissions, but some politicians are seething.

A vegan burger that "bleeds" has been labelled an "exis

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Allergen in red meat linked to heart disease

June 20, 2018
Courtesy: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/06/180614095229.htm

A team of researchers says it has linked sensitivity to an allergen in red meat to the buildup of plaque in the arteries of the heart. While high saturated fat levels in red meat have long been known to contribute to heart disease for people in general, the new finding suggests that a subgroup of the population may be at heightened risk for a diffe

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World Cancer Research Fund Emphasizes Eating Plant-Based and Leaving Processed Meat Off Your Plate to Combat Cancer

June 20, 2018
Courtesy: https://www.onegreenplanet.org/news/world-cancer-research-fund-emphasizes-eating-plant-based-no-processed-meat/

There’s a longstanding myth that in order to get the protein and vitamins necessary to stay healthy, you need to eat meat. But time and time again, research has shown that this claim simply isn’t true. The latest piece of evidence proving the nutritional adequacy of a meat-free diet is the World Cancer Research Fund Network’s Third Expert Rep

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Meat Industry ‘Facing Unprecedented Disruption’ From Vegan Alternatives

June 10, 2018
Courtesy: https://www.plantbasednews.org/post/meat-industry-facing-unprecedented-disruption-from-vegan-alternatives

The meat industry is facing an 'unprecedented' challenge from the burgeoning demand for plant-based alternatives, according to leading food speciality magazine The Grocer. In a special report about the growing vegan sector, the news outlet looked at how the meat industry is 'under attack' from those questioning the 'ethics, sustainability and he

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Major Meat Producer To Launch Plant-Based Beyond Burger In Germany

April 14, 2018
Courtesy: https://www.plantbasednews.org/post/plant-based-beyond-burger-germany-major-meat-producer

Food tech company Beyond Meat has announced it will be launching its flagship product - the plant-based Beyond Burger - in Germany. According to an announcement, the company has teamed up with PHW Group - a billion dollar poultry producer and marketer - in order to enter the European market through German distribution. The news follows Beyond

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White Castle now sells a veggie burger that looks like meat and bleeds when you bite it

April 14, 2018
Courtesy: http://bgr.com/2018/04/12/white-castle-impossible-slider-burger-vegan/

Vegan meat substitutes have come a long way in the past decade or so, dramatically improving in taste accuracy and texture, but discerning carnivores can usually still tell the difference. A new player in this space, Impossible Foods, promised to revolutionize vegan meat-alikes with what it calls the Impossible Burger, and after navigating the FDA

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No amount of alcohol, sausage or bacon is safe according to cancer experts

May 26, 2018
Courtesy: https://www.mirror.co.uk/lifestyle/health/bad-news-sausage-bacon-booze-12585028.amp?__twitter_impression=true

Even small amounts of processed meats and booze increase the risk of a host of cancers outlined in World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) guidelines updated every decade No amount of alcohol, sausage or bacon is safe according to a new global blueprint on how to beat cancer. Even small amounts of processed meats and booze increase the risk of a ho

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Vegan burgers: now juicy, pink and bloody

May 20, 2018
Courtesy: https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2018/may/19/fake-steak-supermarkets-flexitarians-meat-free-burgers

Supermarkets stock up as millions of UK ‘flexitarians’ boost demand for fake meat The sun’s out and it’s time to light the charcoal and flip the burgers as the British barbecue season gets fully under way. Yet the red liquid oozing satisfyingly from your grilled patty or steak is as likely to be beetroot juice as blood. UK supermarke

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Antibiotics in Meat Could Be Damaging Our Guts

May 29, 2018
Courtesy: https://mobile.nytimes.com/2018/05/25/opinion/sunday/meat-antibiotics-organic-farming.html?action=click&pgtype=Homepage&clickSource=story-heading&module=opinion-c-col-right-region®ion=opinion-c-col-right-region&WT.nav=opinion-c-col-right-region

In 2015, Sandy Lewis, a small-time organic cattle farmer in upstate New York, bought 13 bulls, for around $5,000 each, from a breeder in Oklahoma. A few weeks after the animals were trucked to his farm near the Vermont border, Mr. Lewis discovered that two of the bulls had died. He could see holes in their abdomens from where they had gored one oth

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