WALL STREET JOURNAL: McDonald’s to Test Beyond Burger in Canada

This news was a matter or when, not if, as finally McDonald’s has announced their venture into the plant-based burger market. If the test follows the behavior of their competitors and ultimately expands to all McDonald’s locations, plant-based burgers will have conquered the fast food market. Could we perhaps be looking forward to an Impossible…

USA TODAY: Impossible Burger Set for Retail Launch

We’ve been waiting a while for this announcement! Impossible Burger is coming to grocery stores. Check out the details of the announcement here via USA Today: The plant-based meat patty, already on the menu at White Castle, Burger King, Red Robin and The Cheesecake Factory, is making its grocery store debut Friday at California-based Gelson’s Markets. Silicon Valley-based Impossible Foods, founded…

HEALTH: A Nutritionist Review of the Game Changers Documentary

While I was fortunate enough to have seen The Game Changers screened prior to its release, last night’s premier did not disappoint. The powerhouse team behind the James Cameron production had kept the world on the edge of its seat for the past couple years – but the time has finally come! This film targets…

CBS NEWS: Food Industry Giants Add Weight to the Plant-Based Market

Walking out of the Good Food Conference this past week in San Francisco left a feeling of excitement and optimist about the direction of the plant-based foods market. The topic of large meat-producing companies entering the fray was omnipresent, as even JBS, Perdue and Tyson were represented on the speaker roster. This article from CBS News…

Game Changers for Public Awareness

FROM THE DESK OF BEN DAVIS CONTENT & COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR PLANT BASED WORLD CONFERENCE & EXPO The term “plant-based” has hit its stride in mainstream culture this past year, but the movement still has a ways to go. As the lungs of our planet in South America conspicuously send massive plumes of smoke into the…

Fueling Our Next Generation with Amie Hamlin

Amie Hamlin is the Executive Director of the Coalition for Healthy School Food. Her efforts are focused on the noble cause of helping young people have access to plant-based foods each day in school. Amie, her team and her allies are working to maximize the short and long-term health of students’ bodies and minds so…

LIVEKINDLY: Taco Bell Moves Towards Plant-Based with New Menu Item

Cheers to Taco Bell for taking the plant-based leap. The fast-food giant is introducing a new beans/oats based taco meat at locations in Spain. Let’s hope this reaches North American establishments soon! Read the full article at LIVEKINDLY here: The Mexican-inspired fast food chain just announced the arrival of its new meat-free meat, which is…

MEDICAL NEWS TODAY: Plant-Based Eating to Lower Diabetes Risk

A new Harvard study has furthered the research linking plant-based eating to a lower risk of type 2 diabetes. Check out the full recap from Medical News Today here: One of the main risk factors for type 2 diabetes — the most common form of diabetes — is diet. However, this is a modifiable entity,…