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

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

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 …

What’s Better Than Vegan Mac n’ Cheese?

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

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 …

New Vegan Cookbook Is Everything Mexican Food Fans Have Been Waiting For

When it comes to crowd-pleasing cuisine, it’s hard to beat Mexican food. Because seriously — who doesn’t love tacos, tamales, and churros?! These delicious dishes are often made with meat and dairy, but Eddie Garza is helping you recreate your favorite Mexican foods entirely vegan! The vegan chef extraordinaire is revealing his cruelty-free culinary secrets in a new cookbook: ¡Salud! Vegan Mexican Cookbook. …

Reader’s Choice: Vegan Butcher Leading USA Today’s ‘Best Food & Drink Makers’

UPDATE 10/28/16: Wow! The Herbivorous Butcher has won the “popular vote,” named by USA Today readers the BEST Food & Drink Maker in the USA! A popular all-vegan butcher shop is up for a coveted win in USA Today’s 10Best Reader’s Choice Awards. With just one week left to cast your vote, The Herbivorous Butcher stands at #1 on the leaderboard for Best Food & Drink Makers in …

Google and Chopt Promote Food Powered by Plants

As Google’s Trends app has shown, vegan eating is on the rise and here to stay! Even Google itself is touting the benefits of plant-based foods. As QSR reports, the mega-tech company has teamed up with Chopt Creative Salad Company in efforts to provide plant-based foods — which have been a huge hit among Google employees — and to “explore the future of plant-based …