Shark finning is bad for animals and the environment yet the dish is still sometimes on the menu.
According to a new study, more than 75% of Indians said they reduced their meat consumption during lockdown. Brazil, China, and the U.S. reported significantly fewer people eating less meat.
There’s a lot of misinformation and poorly researched content available online claiming to debunk the common misconceptions about veganism. But what’s the real story?
Beyond Meat and Kite Hill were not the first plant-based products to gain international attention. It turns out these modern marvels are taking pages from our ancient culinary past.
While there are plenty of reasons not to eat animals, positive arguments for eating animals are, it seems, hard to come by. Is it taste, convenience, or ignorance that compels us to eat animals?
How do vegans get protein, you ask? Surprisingly, a balanced vegan diet contains more than enough protein to meet one’s nutritional needs.
Activists, disease specialists, and environmentalists are making the connection between the way we eat and the risk it poses to public health. Sometimes it feels like they’re the only ones.
COVID-19 has revealed the deep interconnectedness of our planet, where an outbreak in China can lead to curfews in California.
If you share your home with a companion animal, you might be asking, can animals catch coronavirus? Here’s what you need to know to keep your pets COVID-free.
Can humans become hosts and infect animals with COVID-19? To answer that question, you need to understand where the novel coronavirus came from.
The industry’s excessive use of chicken antibiotics shows us just how far producers will go to treat the symptoms of animal agriculture before changing the conditions themselves.
Innovative approaches to alternative seafood—like “fishless filets” and “crabless cakes”—could mitigate many of the environmental challenges presented by the modern fishing industry.
The ethics of eating fish are lost on most consumers because they rarely stop to think about what—or who—they are eating.
As the world continues to battle the coronavirus pandemic, a parallel scenario is unfolding in the avian world. Outbreaks of avian flu have been detected on poultry farms from the UK to Japan.
Many Americans are quick to blame the pandemic on China’s eating habits while ignoring the issues with their own food system.
Foods that are popular in white-dominated, wealthy nations are often considered more desirable by developing countries, but they come with their own costs.
Factory farming poses a serious pandemic risk, which begs the question: Did animal agriculture cause COVID-19?
The government has reevaluated what counts as milk and what doesn’t, stifling competition for India’s dairy sector, which is already the largest in the world.
Advocates are asking the United Nations to consider the role of animals in their COVID-19 recovery policies. They fear the return to ‘business as usual’ could lead to another deadly pandemic.
Factory farms are filthy and unnatural, housing tens of thousands of animals at a time. These conditions increase the spread of zoonotic diseases from animals to human beings.
The success of Rangan’s business lends credence to his steadfast belief that “what is good from an ethical standpoint is often what is good for [business] too.”
As more and more people stop eating animal products, families are finding new ways to share traditional holiday meals.
In Denmark, a new strain of COVID-19 originally found in minks has jumped to humans and could threaten the efficacy of newly developed coronavirus vaccines.
The alarming growth of antibiotic-resistant bacteria has prompted a call for factory farms to stop routinely administering antibiotic drugs to healthy animals. Many aren’t listening.
The plant-based travel show, Highway to Health, takes the viewers through fascinating places around the world. Find out what’s in store for season one.
A new ruling by the Dutch government will close all mink farms in the Netherlands by March 2021 in response to burgeoning coronavirus cases.
Since 2006, Indians have witnessed a major shift in the national diet: from vegetarian to one that contains more meat. But as diets continue to change, so will the climate.
Industrial animal agriculture is exacerbating the risks of zoonotic diseases. Are elected officials ready to dismantle the system that got us into this mess?
Plant-based meat is growing in popularity around the world. Could it reshape the future of food, helping both the climate and animals alike?
Reluctance to question humans’ exploitation of animals creates a dangerous disconnect in the public’s understanding of COVID-19 and its ongoing risks. Lorelei Plotczyk shares her perspective.
Could a burger made of plants really be better for us, for the animals, and for the planet? Beyond Meat’s answer: Absolutely.