V-label Survey

In our view vegan [and vegetarian] products should be widespread, popular and easily recognizable. If you agree, help us make it happen by filling out our short survey by clicking here! The survey is anonymous and there are 24 questions in it. The data of the survey responses do not contain any identifying information about […]

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Global Plant-Based Protein Market Now Worth US$10.3 Billion, Says New Report

The plant-based protein market is now worth US$10.3 billion, says a new report. Analysts cited the rising demand for protein alternatives within the food industry, particularly for pea-based protein sources, as key factors underpinning the value of the market. Driven by shifting consumer trends in high-growth markets in Asia-Pacific, the researchers expect the plant-based protein […]

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Youth Suing European Countries for Climate Change

Sofia and André were only children when they witnessed raging wildfires and sweltering heat waves tear through Portugal, killing 120 people and devastating entire communities. Now, they and four other youths are suing 33 European countries for failing to slash emissions and prevent climate change in an unprecedented court case that could literally change everything. And the real kicker? […]

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The (Christmas) Tree – Chainsaw Massacre?!

Earth was once a planet of trees. Great towering giants, boundless rainforests, and vast woodlands brimming with life. Not anymore. Now half the Earth’s forests are gone. 476 trees are chopped down or burnt every second (over 5,000 since you started reading) — to clear space for ever more cattle, palm oil, and soya. However, Europe is finally considering a new […]

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‘Veggie Burger Ban’ Rejected

Success for vegans and vegetarians as European farmers lose attempt to ban terms such as veggie burger. European parliament decided that meat-related words can be used to describe plant-based foods. Plant-based products that do not contain meat can continue to be labelled “sausages” or “burgers”, European politicians have said, after they rejected a proposal backed by […]

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Veggie Burger Ban would Undermine Sustainability Plans Environmentalists Warn

13 environmental, animal welfare and food safety groups call on MEPs to reject ban on ‘meaty’ terms for plant-based food Plans directly contradict the EU’s Green Deal and Farm to Fork strategy, and risk exposing EU to ridicule More than 68% of consumers support terms like veggie burger for plant-based products A coalition of 13 […]

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Stop The Veggie Burger Ban

The European Union is currently considering banning established and widely understood terms such as ‘burger’, ‘sausage’, and ‘steak’ for plant-based products. Additionally, the proposed EU ban would prohibit dairy-related terms, such as ‘yoghurt style’, ‘cheese alternative’, and ‘butter substitute’.  The main argument behind this proposal is to avoid consumer confusion. However, terms such as ‘veggie burger’ and ‘veggie sausage’ provide important information regarding the taste and […]

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Trump Administration Allows Oil and Gas Drilling in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

The Trump administration is taking final steps to let oil and gas companies drill in the ANWR (Arctic National Wildlife Refuge) – which environment advocates call the nation’s “last great wilderness”. The US interior department will auction leases before the end of the year, secretary David Bernhardt told the Wall Street Journal. That could make it […]

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