vegan

Taste Alone Won’t Persuade Americans to Swap Out Beef for Plant-Based Burgers

Taste Alone Won’t Persuade Americans to Swap Out Beef for Plant-Based Burgers

By Anna Mattila The Research Brief is a short take about interesting academic work. The Big Idea​ Consumers are more likely to choose a plant-based meat substitute when the restaurant’s advertising highlights the social benefits of doing so rather than its taste, according to recently published research I conducted with a colleague. We also found […]

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    Climate-Friendly Food Is Easier Than We Think

    Climate-Friendly Food Is Easier Than We Think

    By Edwina Hughes, Richard Waite and Gerard Pozzi With people increasingly aware of the climate impact of their lifestyles, the spotlight is falling on the food we eat. Agriculture and related land-use account for nearly a quarter of global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. But not all foods are created equal, and plant-based foods are generally […]

    6 Best Vegetarian Meal Delivery Services

    6 Best Vegetarian Meal Delivery Services

    Transitioning to a plant-centric diet can help decrease your environmental impact while improving the quality of your diet. These six vegetarian meal delivery services make it easy to enjoy the benefits of a vegetarian diet at home. Our picks for the best vegetarian meal plan services Each product featured here has been independently selected. If […]

    Bill Gates Says Wealthier Countries Should Switch to Plant-Based Beef

    Bill Gates Says Wealthier Countries Should Switch to Plant-Based Beef

    Bill Gates is out with a new book on how to solve the climate crisis. How to Avoid a Climate Disaster: the Solutions We Have and the Breakthroughs We Need follows his general history of emphasizing technological innovation over policy changes. But, in an interview promoting the new book, he did propose one dramatic behavioral […]

    Pulses: More Than Just a Meat Alternative

    Pulses: More Than Just a Meat Alternative

    By Martin Kuebler Pulses, a broad category of edible seeds that includes pantry staples like lentils, beans, peas and chickpeas, are one of the world’s most important food crops. This underrated legume has featured heavily in diets around the world for thousands of years. Pulses are the main source of protein for people who don’t […]

    New EU Laws Could Censor Vegan ‘Dairy’ Products

    New EU Laws Could Censor Vegan ‘Dairy’ Products

    What’s in a name? Apparently, a lot. According to the European Union (EU), plant-based, dairy alternatives commonly referred to as almond milk or vegan cheese cannot be marketed as such. New, stricter rules under consideration this week could ban the vegan products from even referencing anything dairy-like or using packaging associated with the dairy industry. […]

    Vegan Restaurant Is Awarded Michelin Star for First Time in France

    Vegan Restaurant Is Awarded Michelin Star for First Time in France

    For the first time ever, a vegan restaurant in France has been awarded a coveted Michelin star. The French edition of the Michelin guide, published Monday, awarded a star to ONA. The name stands for Origine Non-Animale, or animal-free origin, BBC News reported. The restaurant is located in Arès, near Bordeaux in southwestern France, and […]