Tell FDA Not to Help Big Dairy Squash Plant-Based Competition

As the dairy industry flexes its lobbying muscle to urge the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) to restrict plant-based companies from labeling their products “milk,” “cheese,” and “yogurt,” it seems the federal agency is bowing to industry pressure. The FDA is currently seeking public comments on this issue. Today, National Milk Day, speak out to urge the FDA not to …

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Morningstar Goes Vegan with 3 Chick’n Products

Vegans, rejoice: Thanks to a Vegan Outreach campaign, Morningstar Farms just announced that three of their meatless “chicken” options are now available fully vegan! Many plant-based eaters have long been disappointed that Morningstar, a household name when it comes to meat alternatives, still uses egg and dairy ingredients. In 2008, in response to a Compassion Over Killing campaign with Vegan …

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Lean Cuisine Debuts Line of Meatless Entrees

Frozen entree maker Lean Cuisine (owned by Nestlé) is debuting fourteen new meatless dishes–two of which are completely vegan! The company, owned by Nestlé, says that plant-based foods are among the products for which consumers are looking. Though most of the new entrees contain animal products of some kind, there are two that are totally vegan-friendly: Check out the Coconut …

Actor Kimberly Elise Asks Kraft Heinz to Offer Families a Healthier BOCA Brand by Dropping Dairy

Actor Kimberly Elise (Diary of a Mad Black Woman, The Manchurian Candidate) has penned a letter to the CEO of Kraft Heinz, writing as one parent to another to urge his company to offer families a healthier and more compassionate BOCA Foods by dropping dairy from the brand. Sending her powerful note, the mother of two joins a Compassion Over …

Danone Looks to Vegan Yogurt to Boost Curdling Sales

Dairy-free is in demand! In fact, as more and more shoppers opt for plant-based products, market research finds that dairy-free foods and beverages are topping the trend. In a recent report, Nielsen found that as 39% of US consumers are actively trying to eat more plant-based foods, dairy-free cheeses and yogurts have had the most growth in sales, increasing by …