Tag Archive for plant-based

BREAKING: Lead Researcher on “Meat is Healthy” Study Has Ties to Meat Industry [ by Jackie Day ]

Share Is anyone surprised? After being vegan for 32+ years, and following food policy and politics for decades, I’m not surprised. One. Bit. The lead researcher for the new study that tried to quash decades of evidence that meat wasn’t healthy was just found to have ties to McDonald’s and Cargil, one of the largest processors of meat in Northern… Read more →

KFC Launches Vegan Fried “Beyond Chicken” Nuggets!

Share Great news! KFC is launching vegan “Beyond Chicken” nuggets and boneless wings tomorrow, August 27th!  The new items are 100% plant-based and made by IPO superstar Beyond Meat. Beyond Meat already makes burgers, sausages and ground-beef (all of which are scrumptious!), and they’re working on vegan bacon, too! Vegan chicken samples will be given out for free with the purchase of… Read more →

Two MILLION Del Taco “Beyond Meat” Tacos Sold in Two Months! Here Come The Burritos!

ShareHot on the heels of the successful launch of Beyond Meat Tacos, Del Taco has just announced that starting tomorrow, June 20th, they’ll begin selling Beyond Meat Burritos! Here are the two new options (to make these vegan, be sure to ask for no animal products): Beyond 8 Layer Burrito: Made with seasoned plant-based crumbles, slow-cooked beans, guacamole, diced tomatoes, lettuce,… Read more →

KFC in Talks With “Plant Based Meat” Makers to Discuss Vegan Fried Chicken [by Jackie Day]

Share   It’s happening, folks! According to Business Insider, KFC’s U.S. President, Kevin Hochman has made several appointments to discuss what “alternative protein looks like in a chicken.” Hochman admits, it’s a new way of thinking for him: “If you would have asked me six months ago, I would have said no, to be completely honest with you, because, we’re… Read more →

Vegan School Food Bill Passes California Assembly; On To The Senate! [by Jackie Day]

Share  It’s a great day for children’s health, the environment and the animals! AB 479, the California School Plant-Based Food and Beverage Program passed through the California State Assembly today with a vote tally of 46 in support to 11 opposed. The bill, authored by Assembly Members Nazarian and Kalra, would establish within the California Department of Education (CDE), incentives… Read more →

MorningStar Farms Says It’s Going 100% VEGAN; Ditches Using 300 Million Eggs! [ by Jackie Day ]

Share   MorningStar Farms will produce only 100% vegan food by 2021, increasing easy access to plant based food across the United States and Canada.  The chickens of the world are happy about this, too, since it will eliminate the use of over 300 million egg whites each year!   The conversion will include products available to 25,000 restaurants and… Read more →

Vegan “Beyond Meat” Stock Soars SO High, Nasdaq Freezes Trading [ by Jackie Day ]

ShareI’m no expert in stock, but I knew something was either very good, or very bad, when the ticker for Beyond Meat [BYND] froze today on the stock exchange! I thought perhaps my computer froze, but then I remembered I wasn’t at home (where I have horrible internet), but rather at Starbucks, so I couldn’t figure it out! Refresh.  Refresh. … Read more →

Tyson Dumps All “Beyond Meat” Stock, Says It’s Making Its OWN Vegan Meat! [by Jackie Day]

Share Vegan company, Beyond Meat, is set to go public next week, without the backing of Tyson Foods.  Reportedly, there was a falling out after Tyson said they wanted to produce their own vegan meat. Tyson is using all of its resources to make “great tasting protein alternatives that are more accessible for everyone.” Noel White, Tyson CEO Tyson wisely… Read more →

Vegan School Food Bill Passes California Legislative Committee With ZERO Opposition [by Jackie Day]

Share California State Assembly Committee on Education Chair Patrick O’Donnell garnered a round of laughter as he introduced what he calls, “The Vegan Bill,” otherwise known as CA Assembly Bill 479. The bill, authored by Assembly Members Nazarian and Kalra, would establish within the California Department of Education (CDE), incentives for making plant-based food and beverages for students. Under the… Read more →

Impossible Foods Admits to Misleading Consumers About Ingredients in “Vegan” Meatballs [by Jackie Day]

Share When Chris Cooney, aka: The Vegan Zombie, asked to try an Impossible Foods meatball at Natural Products Expo West, he expected to get a vegan treat from a proud-to-be 100% plant-based company. After eating what he assumed was vegan, things quickly spiraled downward. Cooney asked if the items were vegan, and to his surprise, was told the meatballs contained… Read more →