Most human cases of swine flu are found at agricultural fairs but there are other disease hotspots to consider, like factory farms.
Eating a plant-based diet is becoming easier and easier as restaurants add plant-based options to their menus and plant-based creators go viral.
Choosing to eat a whole-food, plant-based diet is one of the most beneficial things you can do for your personal health, the environment, and animal welfare.
Plant-based seafood, an alternative to traditional seafood, has been gaining popularity in recent years and provides a more reliable and sustainable source of food without sacrificing flavor.
The popularity of plant-based milks suggests a trend towards more compassion in the food system—for human health, the environment, and farmed animals.
There are more problems with meat consumption than you might think. Choosing to eat meat places your own health, the public’s health, and the environment at risk.
While it isn’t necessary to go vegan in order to be healthy, vegan diets can certainly help. Find out the benefits of cutting animal products out of your diet.
Americans have a long, complicated history of eating red meat, but as COVID-19 spread, beef consumption in the U.S. seems to have fallen. Could this be a turning point for the industry?
With interest in meat alternatives growing, so is curiosity about what alternatives like plant-based chicken are exactly, and why consumers should consider eating them.
Efforts to decolonize forest protection have been stalling for years. COVID-19 might give the movement the urgency it needs.
The popularity of vegan meat substitutes in supermarkets in the United States and around the world is growing. Check out a few of our favorites.
The widespread use of antibiotics on factory farms is exposing everyone who lives within a 3-mile radius to significant health risks. Low-income people of color are often the most affected.
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.