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In the World of Cheese, a Drama Unfolds

Vegan version was on track to win a big competition against dairy rivals, got yanked instead

(Newser) - When the winners of the prestigious Good Food Awards are named on Monday, the champ in the cheese category will be one made from milk. This typically would not be a surprise, except for this: The makers of a plant-based cheese had been told confidentially in advance (which is standard...

With Sickly Sales, Beyond Meat Rolls Out a Healthier Burger

New burger will cut saturated fat by 60%, kick the protein up a bit

(Newser) - Beyond Meat is revamping its signature plant-based burger, hoping that healthier ingredients will help it boost flagging US sales. The company based in El Segundo, California, said Wednesday that its new Beyond Burger patties and Beyond Beef ground product cut saturated fat by 60% by switching from canola and coconut...

Here's What Happens When You Go Vegan for a Month
Here's What Happens When
You Go Vegan for a Month
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Here's What Happens When You Go Vegan for a Month

Stanford study of twins shows boost to cardiovascular health in as little as 4 weeks

(Newser) - When Aleksandra Shai Chai learned she'd have to follow a vegan diet for eight weeks as part of a Stanford University health study, she wasn't happy. But as the Washington Post reports, giving up her beloved steak, bacon, and sushi came with advantages. Researchers assigned one half of...

New York City Landlord Has an Unusual Restriction

No cooking of meat or fish allowed, and the rule appears to be legal

(Newser) - The one-bedroom apartment up for rent in New York City is listed for $5,750 a month, but that's not out of line for the Big Apple. What has instead drawn attention is the unusual stipulation imposed by the vegan landlord: Tenants are not allowed to cook meat or...

Renowned Chef Bans Vegans From Restaurant

Chefs have 'always hated vegans,' he says

(Newser) - If you don't want to eat meat or other animal products, celebrity chef John Mountain doesn't want to feed you. The British chef, who owns the Fyre restaurant in Perth, Australia, announced Sunday that he had banned all vegans from the establishment following a barrage of negative reviews....

The 10 Best, Worst Cities for Herbivores

WalletHub ranks the best places in the US for vegetarians, vegans

(Newser) - If living a meat-free existence is your dietary M.O., WalletHub wants to help you find your herbivore paradise. To suss out which US metropolitan areas are the best choices for vegetarians and vegans, the site examined data for the 100 biggest cities, looking at 17 metrics across three main...

Vegan Mother Sentenced to Life Over Toddler's Death

Sheila O'Leary was convicted on charges including first-degree murder

(Newser) - A vegan woman convicted of murder in the malnutrition death of her young son was sentenced Monday to life in prison. Sheila O'Leary, 38, whose family followed a strict vegan diet, was convicted in June on six charges—first-degree murder, aggravated child abuse, aggravated manslaughter, child abuse, and two...

She Asked for Vegan Meals on Flight, Got Water Bottle, Napkin
Traveler Receives Interesting
'Meal' After Asking for Vegan
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Traveler Receives Interesting 'Meal' After Asking for Vegan

Miriam Porter's TikTok on the water bottle, napkin she was served on Air Canada has gone viral

(Newser) - Airline food isn't known for being particularly memorable, but Miriam Porter isn't likely to forget the one she was served on Air Canada anytime soon. Among the "special meals" the airline has listed on its website are vegetarian and vegan options, and Porter, a Canadian travel blogger...

3-Star Restaurant Known for Meat Ditching the Meat

Eleven Madison Park will be almost entirely vegan upon reopening

(Newser) - A Manhattan restaurant once considered the best in the world will no longer serve meat. David Humm's Eleven Madison Park, which topped the World's 50 Best Restaurants list in 2017 but failed to land a place in 2019 , plans to serve "an eight to ten course menu...

Vegan KitKat Is Coming, for Some
Vegan KitKat Is
Coming, for Some

Vegan KitKat Is Coming, for Some

Nestle plans to test a plant-based version overseas

(Newser) - It looks like vegans will be able to snack on a KitKat bar in the near future—though vegans in America will have to wait. Switzerland's Nestle said Monday that a vegan bar, called KitKat V, will be be launched later this year as a test run in “...

Vegans May Be More Likely to Break Bones
Vegans May Be More 
Likely to Break Bones
new study

Vegans May Be More Likely to Break Bones

Largest study of its kind sees increased risk for those who don't eat animal products

(Newser) - The largest study of its kind suggests that those who don't eat meat are more likely to suffer bone fractures. Vegans, who shun both meat and dairy, appear to have the greatest risk relative to vegetarians and pescatarians, particularly when it comes to hip fractures, reports CNN . To keep...

He Says He Was Fired for Being Vegan. Now, a Judge's Ruling

Decision says ethical veganism is belief worthy of protection from discrimination, but case isn't over

(Newser) - A UK man who says he was fired due to his ethical veganism saw partial victory this week via an employment tribunal. Unlike run-of-the-mill veganism, ethical veganism resists not only an animal-based diet, but all kinds of animal exploitation, such as buying clothes made from leather, or testing products on...

McDonald's, Beyond Meat Team Up on Meatless Burger

The 'PLT' will be available only in Canada for now

(Newser) - McDonald's is taking a big step toward joining the meatless bandwagon. The chain said Thursday it will test a meatless burger in a partnership with Beyond Meat, reports Reuters . However, US patrons will have to wait to taste what's being called the "PLT"—plant, lettuce, and...

Disney-Loving Vegans, Rejoice
Vegans, Rejoice

Disney-Loving Vegans, Rejoice

More than 400 plant-based options coming to US parks

(Newser) - Plant-based dishes are coming to all 602 eateries at Disney's US theme parks. More than 400 dishes "made without animal meat, dairy, eggs or honey"—including cauliflower tacos, fried tofu, and carrot gnocchi—will arrive early next month at Florida's Walt Disney World, and in early...

Airport Police Concede 'Huge' Drug Find Was a Bust

White powder was for vegan cakes

(Newser) - A suitcase containing 25 bags of white powder understandably caught the attention of police at London's Gatwick Airport. Tests on the powder and questioning began, the Guardian reports. In the end, police said, "It was determined these bags of powder were cake ingredients for a vegan bakery."...

KFC Is About to Serve Up Vegan 'Chicken'

Fast food chain is testing Beyond Chicken in one store

(Newser) - Non-meat "meat" products are almost everywhere, and the next place they're heading is KFC. The chain is testing a vegan version of its fried chicken in an Atlanta restaurant starting Tuesday, CNBC reports. The plant-based product comes from Beyond Meat, making KFC the first national US fast food...

Burger King's Impossible Whopper Is Coming to You

Nationwide rollout happens in a week

(Newser) - A nationwide Impossible Whopper is just a week away. Burger King announced Thursday that its vegan burger—expanded to six additional markets following an increase in foot traffic in its initial test market of St. Louis—will be sold at all 7,200 locations across the country for a limited...

Men's Anti-Vegan Stunt Had Them Eating Raw Squirrels

They have been convicted and fined over the London incident

(Newser) - There were the vegans who "terrorized" the butchers . Now, the meat eaters who tried to terrorize the vegans. The BBC reports a macabre scene in London on March 30 earned two men disorderly conduct convictions and fines on Monday. Gatis Lagzdins, 29; and Deonisy Khlebnikov, 22, stationed themselves in...

Nation's Top Meat Company Joins Meatless Bandwagon

Tyson Foods is coming out with nuggets made from pea protein instead of chicken

(Newser) - In a sign of just how fast the meat-substitute market is growing, Tyson Foods said Thursday it will be coming out with nuggets made from pea protein instead of chicken. This is the same Tyson Foods that killed 2 billion chickens last year as the nation's biggest meat company,...

First, Impossible Burger. Now, Impossible Pizza

Little Caesars is first national pizza chain to offer a faux-meat topping

(Newser) - The meat-substitute movement has entered the world of pizza. Little Caesars is the first national chain to offer a faux-meat topping—Impossible Sausage, reports Business Insider . It will be available on the $12 Impossible Supreme Pizza in select locations for a trial run, per Fortune . The plant-based "sausage" comes...

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