Looking after animals and saving the planet sounds like a good idea. But getting there is not as simple as a some people seem to imagine.
Almost one in five Canadians are going meatless or eating far less meat. But most establishments aren't actually targeting vegetarians or vegans; they're chasing "flexitarians." Here’s why.
With the rising influence of celebrity chefs around the world, do restaurants have responsibilities to promote more ethical forms of eating?
As more and more children embrace meat-free diets, using 'Chicken Run' to promote burgers may no longer work for fast food chains.
Vegeterian and vegan food is often marketed as close enough to meat that you can hardly tell the difference. This devotion to mimicking meat stifles creative alternatives to Christmas dinner.
Catnip can induce changes in cat behavior. An expert argues that giving it to cats raises questions about human power and animal autonomy.
Vegan diets can come with significant risks for babies if not planned and supplemented very carefully.
Does the West need bio-fortification programmes to prevent an epidemic of hidden hunger caused by a rise in veganism?
As societal habits change so too does language and metaphors.
A behavioral scientist explains why people become vegans, why some meat-eaters find them so irksome and how scientists may be nudging us all toward a more plant-centric existence.
More and more people are adopting plant-based diets in Australia and other western nations. But also seemingly on the rise is resentment towards vegans and vegetarians.
Eating meat damages the environment and has been linked with higher risk of disease, but you don't have to go vegan to make a difference to your health and the planet.
A new study indicates almost a third of Canadians are thinking of eating less meat, but men are less likely to eschew meat. The livestock industry is fighting the protein wars.
No matter the time of the year, it's always open season on veganism.
You have to draw an ethical line somewhere so if you were vegan, would you still eat avocados?
The closure of a London pie shop raises questions regarding the relationship between food and identity.
As omnivores, dogs should be able to adapt well and manage on well prepared commercially available vegetarian diets as long as the essential nutrients they would normally get from meat are present.
Our current climate change crisis calls for bold action. Moving to a plant-based diet makes sense for our collective health and for our environment.
A growing body of evidence points to how animals are aware of death, can experience grief and will sometimes mourn for or ritualize their dead.
There have been an increasing number of reported anti-meat incidents around the world as more consumers second-guess their relationship with animal proteins. How can the meat industry adjust?