Trader Joe’s: Our Top Vegan Picks

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Trader Joe’s seems to be everyone’s favorite grocery store. In addition to its relaxed and beachy atmosphere, the selection of amazing vegan options continues to grow. Vegan Caesar Dressing If you find yourself missing classic caesar salad, this dressing is the perfect option for you. It’s made with simple yet delicious ingredients and has that tangy caesar taste you know …

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Pushed by Big Dairy, FDA To Block Plant-Based Milk Labeling

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Prompted by desperate dairy industry attempts to boost curdling sales and impede the rapidly growing plant-based market, the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) will begin to enforce regulations defining milk as an animal product — preventing plant-based milks from being labeled “milk.” This misguided move, announced by FDA commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb, would apply dated FDA standards to the market …

COK Urges USDA to Say No to Less Pig Industry Regulation

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On Monday, Compassion Over Killing submitted a legal comment urging USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service not to adopt their proposed rule eliminating federal regulations requiring pig carcasses to be cleaned prior to incision. COK joins several consumer advocacy groups, including Food & Water Watch, Center for Food Safety, and Government Accountability Project, in opposing this measure. Not only does …

4 Signs Vegan Food is Everywhere

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Meatless is mainstream, and plant-based foods are firmly rooted in their spots on menus nationwide, as well as around the globe. The market for meat alternatives is set to reach $5.17 billion by 2020, and as research firm Global Data recently found, a soaring number of US consumers are increasingly aware of the “impact of meat consumption” and choosing more …

Kip Andersen on ‘What the Health:’ It’s ‘So Liberating to Free Yourself from this Horrific Industry’

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In 2014, Cowspiracy showed the world how animal agriculture is destroying the planet. Now, What the Health is here to reveal how the very same industry is sabotaging human health and killing millions of Americans every year. The powerful new documentary (now available on Netflix!) follows filmmaker Kip Andersen as he seeks the truth about the consequences of eating animal products — and …

Study: Vegetarian Diet Most Effective for Weight Loss

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Meatless eating not only saves the lives of animals, but it can protect and improve our precious health too! After all, research has found that the leading cause of death in the US — heart disease — is preventable with a plant-based diet. A new study published in the Journal of the American College of Nutrition points to a vegetarian diet …

8 Colorful Instagram Accounts That’ll Inspire You to Eat the Rainbow

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Fact: food tastes way better when it’s rainbow-hued. Honestly, why eat lifeless-looking animal products when you can eat gorgeous, multi-colored fruits and veggies? You can color your plate with red, green, yellow, orange, purple, blue…! With that in mind, here are eight super-colorful Instagram accounts that’ll inspire you to eat the rainbow. Stay tuned for stuff that’s almost too pretty …

What’s Better Than Vegan Mac n’ Cheese?

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That’s easy: the only thing better than vegan mac n’ cheese is vegan mac n’ cheese x 2! And we’ve made it even easier to dish out the deliciousness with this fun recipe video featuring Follow Your Heart vegan cheese: These two quick and simple recipes are aahhhh-mazing, but don’t take our word for it… you can try them yourself. Check …

USDA Issues Major Animal Welfare Standards for Organic Farms

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May 12 update: This week, USDA delayed this animal welfare standards rule for the second time and is now asking the public to comment on the protections—again! Please submit a comment here before the deadline on June 9. Suggested sample comment language: Secretary Perdue, as an American, I demand the organic animal welfare rule go into effect immediately. The final Organic Livestock and …