NEWSWEEK: Denny’s Teams Up with Beyond Meat for Burger Giveaway

Another legacy U.S. restaurant chain has launched a plant-based burger option. Denny’s is getting creative with the release, offering the burger free of charge on Halloween at locations in L.A. Get the full scoop from Newsweek here: Denny’s Beyond Burger was on October 28, in all Los Angeles locations. The burger features a plant-based patty…

ECOWATCH: New Study Links Dairy Consumption to Prostate Cancer

The body of evidence linking diet to disease continues to grow. This new study focuses specifically on the relationship between dairy consumption and prostate cancer risk. EcoWatch summarizes the results of the study in this article:  In a new study published in The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association, Mayo Clinic researchers found that eating a…

FOX BUSINESS: Pizza Hut Launches Plant-Based Topping and Compostable Box

Pizza Hut has announced a new sustainability initiative that touches upon both its ingredients and packaging. Learn more about the changes coming to the fast food pizza giant here: Pizza Hut is getting in on the plant-based “meat” fad, and putting the pie in a round box that they say is aimed at making the pizza…

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…