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 →


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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

Ocean Hugger Foods™

I haven't tried this yet, but certainly will when it's available. Ahimi is the world's first plant-based alternative to raw tuna. Vegan, Vegetarian, Ocean Hugger Foods, Tomato Sushi, raw tuna, sustainable, ahimi, sushi “It’s a dead ringer for Ahi Tuna sashimi. It cuts into glistening slivers that are firm and juicy, and it’s got a... Continue Reading →

There’s a New Pea Protein Milk in Town!

Almond milk may be an almost billion dollar industry, but almonds aren’t the only player in the dairy-free milk game. Pea protein milk has taken off, offering eight times the protein of almond milk, 50 percent more calcium than dairy milk, and a third of the saturated fat. Ripple Foods has a line of pea protein milk, available in Target and now there is another new pea milk in... Continue Reading →

Hampton Creek Explores Use of Mung Bean Protein

  In early August, the company received a "no questions" letter from the FDA about its mung bean protein isolate as being generally recognized as safe (GRAS). Hampton Creek Explores Use of Mung Bean Protein By Lauren R. Hartman, Product Development Editor Aug 14, 2017 Hampton Creek, San Francisco, is expanding into product lines beyond... Continue Reading →

What Animal Protein Does in Your Colon 

  Written By Michael Greger M.D. FACLM on April 11th, 2017 There’s a take-off of the industry slogan, “Beef: It’s What’s For Dinner” – “Beef: It’s What’s Rotting in Your Colon.” I saw this on a shirt once with some friends and I was such the party pooper—no pun intended—explaining to everyone that meat is fully digested in... Continue Reading →

Veggie Grill, the West Coast All-Vegan Chain 

While you’re patiently waiting for all-vegan fast-casual chain Veggie Grill’s East Coast debut, here are 5 menu items to look forward to. If there’s one question that has been nagging our thoughts for the past year, it’s “when is Veggie Grill coming to the East Coast?” If you’ve never heard of it, Veggie Grill is a West... Continue Reading →

Guinness® Goes Vegan

Questions, questions. People the world over have questions about Guinness® Here's a selection of those we're asked most often. GIVE US A Q. WE'LL GIVE YOU AN A. Questions, questions. People the world over have questions about Guinness® stout. Here's a selection of those we're asked most often. If you don't see your question here and... Continue Reading →

#BeyondBurger Distribution UPDATE 

What's Happening / #BeyondBurger Distribution UPDATE #BEYONDBURGER DISTRIBUTION UPDATE May 31, 2017 | By: Beyond Meat ICYMI: The Beyond Burger recently launched in the MEAT SECTION at Safeway, and will now be available at more than 280 stores throughout Northern California, Northern Nevada and Hawaii. With this addition of Safeway, the Beyond Burger can now be found at more... Continue Reading →

FAQs | Coty

COTY INC. STATEMENT ON ANIMAL TESTING Coty Inc. is a leader in the global beauty industry. We have developed a portfolio of notable brands and offer innovative products of outstanding quality for which we are committed to maintaining the highest possible standards of consumer safety.  Before we place a product on the market, we assess... Continue Reading →

People are calling for this ‘sexist’ and ‘degrading’ advert to be removed

"Degrading" Saint Laurent Campaign Under Fire by French Ad Watchdog  Kristina Rodulfo, Elle    From ELLE France's advertising watchdog, the Autorité de Régulation Professionnelle de la Publicité (ARPP), has called on Saint Laurent to modify two ads from its spring 2017 campaign for being "degrading" to women. The two photos in question feature a woman in roller skates... Continue Reading →


I recently saw this commercial, then last night saw it again, and I again reminded myself with a few notes to write something up on it. Upon googling it just now I discovered that it was made in 2014 and this is 2017. I'm wondering how in the world this commercial made a comeback and... Continue Reading →

Fresh Beef At McDonald’s (MCD). this isn’t the change we’re looking for. do not invest in cows for slaughter. beware.

MCDONALD'S FRESH COWS NOT GOOD. FROZEN COWS NOT GOOD. ONLY GOOD COW FREE TO BE. DO NOT INVEST IN COWS FOR SLAUGHTER. BEWARE BAD. McDonald’s Corporation MCD 0.4%’s switch to fresh beef in its Quarter Pounders, slated to begin by mid-2018, will boost burger sales along with the fast food chain’s reputation, according to Credit Suisse analysts.... Continue Reading →

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