vegetarianism

japan

Veganism Is Growing in Japan, But Followers Say It Isn't Always Easy

How do you create a vegan movement in a country raised on broth made from pork bones?
Rachel Krantz
3.26.18
ikea

We Sent Someone to Sweden to Try the IKEA Veggie Dog

The news that IKEA was launching a vegetarian hot dog rocked the internet this week. But how does it taste?
Simon Espholm
2.23.18
veganism

The Rise of the Vegan Bro

Once the preserve of hemp fans and people who smoke apple bongs, veganism is now overrun with “bros”—guys who think meat is for pussies and call tofu “the tits.” But does such frat boy rhetoric actually help the movement?
Lara Williams
1.26.17
veganism

Why Men Are Afraid of Going Vegan

The popularity of plant-based diets may be on the rise, but they are still overwhelmingly taken up by women. In order to find out why, I asked two very different experts: Cro-Mags frontman John Joseph, and radical feminist Carol J. Adams.
Brook Bolen
9.16.16
Vegan

Will Turin Become Italy's First Vegan City?

Over the next five years, Appendino's newly formed council plans to prioritize educating the children of Turin on the environmental impact of meat production in the hopes that it will reduce consumption for future generations.
Alex Swerdloff
7.22.16
tibet

Why More Tibetan Nomads Are Going Vegetarian

Over the last 15 years, a wave of Tibetans has fully embraced vegetarianism, as nomads and previously isolated towns have gotten access to other foods besides yak products.
Clarissa Wei
7.5.16
meat

This Vegan Ground Beef Burger Sold Out of Whole Foods in an Hour

The plant-based product made its supermarket grand debut yesterday at a branch of Whole Foods in Boulder and sold out in an hour.
Alex Swerdloff
5.25.16
vegetarianism

This Vegan Professor Says There's No Such Thing as Real Vegetarians

He wants the vegans and vegetarians of the world to understand that they’re eating animal remains in and through the plants they eat.
Alex Swerdloff
4.29.16
vegetarianism

Scientists Say There’s a ‘Vegetarian Gene’ and It Could Be Linked to Cancer

A Cornell University study has found that the “vegetarian gene” in the DNA of people from countries with a history of eating plant-based diets also leaves them more vulnerable to certain types of cancer.
Phoebe Hurst
3.30.16
Vegan

Inside the London Shipping Container Serving Vegan Food to Grandmas and Grime Artists

In a Shoreditch shipping container complex, Cook Daily is revolutionising the knit-your-own-dhal reputation of vegan food. “People come back again and again—they even bring their grandmas,” says founder King.
Laura Martin
3.24.16
meat

Sorry Vegetarians, Meat Could Be the Reason We Evolved from Apes

According to a new study from Harvard University, using stone tools and eating raw meat may be what caused human beings to evolve from apes.
Phoebe Hurst
3.10.16
meat

This Virtual Reality Slaughterhouse Could Turn You Vegetarian

A simulated factory farm tour from animal welfare group Animal Equality is traveling the UK to test the meat-eating resolve of anyone willing to strap on the goggles.
Charles Parkinson
3.8.16
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