Wendy’s Canada Quietly Debuts Plant-Based “Plantiful Burger”

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Wendy’s tests new plant-based burger in Canada With the ongoing vegan buzz around fast-food chains like Dunkin’ and Burger King, it looks like Wendy’s might finally be catching up by testing a plant-based burger in Etobicoke, Ontario. After an advertisement for the burger was spotted in Ontario, we followed up with several stores in the region where workers informed us …

Wendy’s Now Offers Veggie Burger in 24 Locations

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Update: Though Wendy’s has discontinued the black bean burger, Ontario locations are now trialing the plant-based “Plantiful Burger”  Plants are finding their way onto menus everywhere, and fast food joints are no exception, with Panera, Taco Bell and Subway turning their attention to veg-friendly options. Now, Wendy’s is on board. Last year, Wendy’s launched a black bean burger menu option at two locations, …

Reader’s Choice: Top 5 Blogs of 2015

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As we look back at 2015, celebrating our 20th anniversary, we’re incredibly grateful to all of our supporters, like you. Your dedication and generosity is the driving force behind our successes for animals – from our hard-hitting investigations generating international media coverage to persuading corporations to reduce their use of animal ingredients and add more vegan options. With so much …


Panera Introduces More Plant-Based Options

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Popular fast-casual chain Panera Bread is jumping on the plant-based bandwagon. The eatery, known for its healthier alternatives to typical fast food, announced that it’s rolling out more veg-friendly options, in addition to committing to adopting animal welfare initiatives such as switching to cage-free eggs by 2020. “We know that guests are increasingly seeking plant-based proteins for personal health reasons and/or …


Wendy’s New Test Menu: Black Bean Burgers

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In another sign that vegan eating has hit the mainstream, Wendy’s, the third largest hamburger chain in the U.S., announced that its testing a new black bean veggie burger. Just days after Steve-O launched a petition on Change.org asking Wendy’s to offer a veggie burger, the Columbus Dispatch reported that two locations in Wendy’s hometown of Columbus, Ohio are currently …