California bill banning sale of animal-tested cosmetics goes to governor 

A proposal that passed the California Legislature on Friday would impose the nation’s strictest laws on animal testing for cosmetics.  Senate Bill 1249 would make California the first state to outlaw the sale of cosmetics tested on animals. The ban applies to animal testing of a cosmetic or its ingredients conducted after 2019, but would … Continue reading California bill banning sale of animal-tested cosmetics goes to governor 

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Bayer’s Monsanto faces 8,000 lawsuits on glyphosate 

Bayer's Monsanto faces 8,000 lawsuits on glyphosate FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The number of U.S. lawsuits brought against Bayer’s (BAYGn.DE) newly acquired Monsanto has jumped to about 8,000, as the German drugmaker braces for years of legal wrangling over alleged cancer risks of glyphosate-based weedkillers. Bayer had previously disclosed 5,200 such lawsuits against Monsanto, which it … Continue reading Bayer’s Monsanto faces 8,000 lawsuits on glyphosate 

After the biggest stock market sell-off in history, what’s next for Facebook? 

  After the biggest stock market sell-off in history, what's next for Facebook? Social media giant posts big profit, but other numbers show potential long-term problems Pete Evans · CBC News · Posted: Jul 28, 2018 4:00 AM ET | Last Updated: July 28 Facebook still earns massive profits, but the company learned a harsh … Continue reading After the biggest stock market sell-off in history, what’s next for Facebook? 

Meat and Dairy Surpass Oil Companies as Largest Pollutants

Meat and Dairy Surpass Oil Companies as Largest Pollutants The world’s five biggest meat and dairy producers emit more combined greenhouse gases than ExxonMobil, Shell, or BP, the top three oil production companies, according to a new report by GRAIN and the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP). Researchers tracked greenhouse gas emissions for … Continue reading Meat and Dairy Surpass Oil Companies as Largest Pollutants

Did You know That Oreo Cookies Were Vegan?

I still don't like them. The creamy center isn't creamy at all. Maybe I'll give them a try again. I'll have to be sure to buy some nut milk for dunking. Later.  

83 Bottles Of Wine On The Shelf: RE: Arsenic In Wine Lawsuit

Remember the lawsuit alleging that 83 wine brands were in violation of California labeling laws, with the plaintiffs claiming that the wineries had a responsibility to warn consumers of the risk of high levels of arsenic found in the wine? I often thought about it, and just today decided to see where that stood, not … Continue reading 83 Bottles Of Wine On The Shelf: RE: Arsenic In Wine Lawsuit

Cannabis-Infused Beverages Emerge as Potential Beer Industry Disruptor 

  U.S. consumers looking to catch a buzz without the booze will soon be able to purchase an assortment of beer-centric products thanks to a pair of ventures aiming to disrupt the current alcohol market with cannabis-infused beverages. Petaluma, California-headquartered Lagunitas Brewing Company, which has a well-documented history with marijuana and is now wholly owned … Continue reading Cannabis-Infused Beverages Emerge as Potential Beer Industry Disruptor 

Weedkiller found in granola and crackers, internal FDA emails show 

US government scientists have detected a weedkiller linked to cancer in an array of commonly consumed foods, emails obtained through a freedom of information request show. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has been testing food samples for residues of glyphosate, the active ingredient in hundreds of widely used herbicide products, for two years, but … Continue reading Weedkiller found in granola and crackers, internal FDA emails show 

From VegNews.com flashbacks 5.2.2018

CLICK THE LINKS for the article on VEG NEWS SITE. Starbucks Debuts Vegan Cookie Nationwide   Domino's to Debut Cheesy Vegan Garlic Bread   Guy Fieri Serves Vegan Food at Country Music Festival   NYC's Kosher Dining Scene is Going Vegan   New Vegan Meat Company Launches in Maine   CA Prisons May Soon Require … Continue reading From VegNews.com flashbacks 5.2.2018

AT&T Chief Attacks Lawsuit to Block Time Warner Merger 

By Cecilia KangApril 19, 2018 WASHINGTON — AT&T’s chief executive, Randall Stephenson, on Thursday attacked the Justice Department’s lawsuit to block its merger with Time Warner, saying that a combined company would be no different from the Silicon Valley giants that make and distribute video content. As the last witness for the defense in the … Continue reading AT&T Chief Attacks Lawsuit to Block Time Warner Merger 

Gordon Ramsay turns vegan for one slice of vegan pizza?!?

TAFC Comment: I don't see where tweeting that someone is going to try a slice of vegan pizza - from one of his own shops - registers as a proclamation that he is giving up cooking and eating animals. It sounds more like a publicity stunt to focus world attention on his new London eatery … Continue reading Gordon Ramsay turns vegan for one slice of vegan pizza?!?

Häagen-Dazs Releases 4 New Vegan Ice Cream Bars and Pints

HÄAGEN-DAZS RELEASES 4 NEW VEGAN ICE CREAM BARS AND PINTS Editorial Assistant, LIVEKINDLY | New York City | Contactable via: kat@livekindly.co Posted by Kat Smith | Apr 4, 2018 Popular ice cream brand Häagen-Dazs has just expanded its line of vegan ice cream products to include four new desserts: chocolate-covered vegan ice cream bars and … Continue reading Häagen-Dazs Releases 4 New Vegan Ice Cream Bars and Pints

A vaccine for edible plants? 

A vaccine for edible plants? A new plant protection method on the horizon Date: April 5, 2018 Source: University of Helsinki Summary: Novel technologies are being sought to replace the traditional pesticides used to protect plants, particularly edible plants such as cereals. A new project is shedding light on the efficacy of environmentally friendly RNA-based … Continue reading A vaccine for edible plants? 

Where’s the beef? For Impossible Foods it’s in boosting burger sales and raising hundreds of millions

Where's the beef? For Impossible Foods it's in boosting burger sales and raising hundreds of millions Jonathan Shieber,TechCrunch Tue, Apr 3 5:38 PM EDT Any company that's looking to replace the more than 5 billion pounds of ground beef making its way onto tables in the U.S. every year with a meatless substitute is going … Continue reading Where’s the beef? For Impossible Foods it’s in boosting burger sales and raising hundreds of millions

This ‘beer’ will get you high, not drunk

This 'beer' will get you high, not drunk Kerry Justich,Yahoo Lifestyle Thu, Mar 29 1:33 PM EDT The brewer behind Blue Moon beer is creating a beverage with THC. The man who became a disruptor in the beer industry back in 1995 has come up with a new concept of the beverage — by integrating … Continue reading This ‘beer’ will get you high, not drunk

The Beyond Burger Hits Bareburger Menus NATIONWIDE

  Attention all Bareburger lovers: as of today The Beyond Burger will be offered on-menu at all 38 of their locations NATIONWIDE, enabling more consumers to EatWhat You Love™!Replacing the elk and wild boar options on the menu, The Beyond Burger joins the Bareburger menu nationwide, offering consumers even more diverse protein options. We're thrilled … Continue reading The Beyond Burger Hits Bareburger Menus NATIONWIDE

Coca-Cola sales plunge as drink maker sheds bottling biz

ATLANTA (AP) — Coca-Cola swung to a fourth-quarter loss after being hit with a $3.6 billion tax charged tied to a sweeping overhaul of the nation’s tax laws. Revenues also plunged as the world’s largest drink maker sells off its bottling operations. Industry analysts have anticipated both as the company reshapes operations, and shares headed … Continue reading Coca-Cola sales plunge as drink maker sheds bottling biz

Newly-vegan London pub says their food sales have tripled since going plant-based

‘No matter how smart you are with ordering, there is always waste where meat and dairy products are involved. This aspect isn’t really seen by the customer but most people in the trade would acknowledge that it is a big issue. Veganuary has been absolutely massive this year. We’ve seen the opening of London’s first … Continue reading Newly-vegan London pub says their food sales have tripled since going plant-based

Amazon said to launch delivery service to compete with UPS and FedEx 

  Amazon is gearing up to compete directly with UPS and FedEx, according to a new Wall Street Journal report. The so-called “Shipping with Amazon” program will be an end-to-end shipping solution, with pickups from businesses and shipments made to consumers, per the report. The timeframe for rollout is soon, too: Amazon is said to … Continue reading Amazon said to launch delivery service to compete with UPS and FedEx 

U.S. food distributors allege Tyson Foods, rivals fixed chicken prices

U.S. food distributors allege Tyson Foods, rivals fixed chicken prices Tom Polansek CHICAGO (Reuters) - Top U.S. food distributors Sysco Corp and US Foods Holding Corp have joined retailer Winn-Dixie Stores [BILODW.UL] and other poultry buyers suing the country’s biggest chicken processors for allegedly conspiring to inflate prices. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri The distributors sued companies including … Continue reading U.S. food distributors allege Tyson Foods, rivals fixed chicken prices

Don Lemon is ‘going after’ Trump supporters – watch out

#HAPPY WHITE HORSE

John McCain harasses President Trump for exposing the press, its associates, writers and broadcasters for disseminating false news. It doesn’t matter that President Trump colors his own words to his advantage.

News agencies put out false news daily. Later, when I find it to be deliberately false, I lose trust in and respect for those who created the lie and those who then ran with the lie. I’ll watch a news conference, then look at the news on the conference minutes later and find the headlines misleading to the point of purposeful manipulation. I go on to read the story and find the same thing. If I had not seen nor heard with my own eyes and ears, I would have accepted lies as the truth. That’s on me for being gullible. But should it be on me?

John McCain covers for those organizations that print false news, purposely slanting…

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Under pressure: Novel technology to model pressure-induced cellular injuries in the brain

  Under pressure: Novel technology to model pressure-induced cellular injuries in the brain December 2, 2017 Housed inside a commercial cell culture incubator (A) are separate Plexiglas pressure chambers (B). Pressure is generated via compressed breathing air with 5% CO2that is controlled by a dual stage regulator (C) connected to manifold (D) …more Hundreds of … Continue reading Under pressure: Novel technology to model pressure-induced cellular injuries in the brain

A World Without Coffee?

A tenacious fungus is threatening the global coffee supply. Can genetics save our morning cup? A World Without Coffee? Fiona McMillan , CONTRIBUTOR I write about biology and nanotechnology. Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. If you’re drinking a good cup of coffee as you read this, take a moment to savor it. … Continue reading A World Without Coffee?

Impossible Burger Rolls Out In Universities And Cafeterias

Plant-based burger takeover in 3,2,1! Food technology company Impossible Foods, the makers of the Impossible Burger just recently announced their vegan burger is moving into university, company caf… Plant-based burger takeover in 3,2,1! Food technology company Impossible Foods, the makers of the Impossible Burger just recently announced their vegan burger is moving into university, company cafeterias, and … Continue reading Impossible Burger Rolls Out In Universities And Cafeterias

Jane West’s New Marijuana Product Line Might Be A Game Changer For Women

Javier Hasse, Benzinga Staff Writer  October 31, 2017 12:56pm   If we had to pinpoint one characteristic that stands out in Jane West,it would be her attention to detail. After all, being an events organizer, details are central to standing out among the crowd. Jane transitioned from a successful career in traditional events organization to … Continue reading Jane West’s New Marijuana Product Line Might Be A Game Changer For Women