Now might be a good time to lean towards a plant-based diet — like this vegetarian burger pictured — both for our health and that of meat plant workers.
Trump’s recent executive order to keep meat plants open is premised on a lie: that a meat shortage is a food shortage.
Vegan activists have historically been vocal in their ‘meat is murder’ campaigns. With a plant-based protein revolution upon us, it’s time vegans rethought their tactics.
If pro-veganism campaigns are in bad taste, veganism has a lot to lose, as we all do. The market needs vegan activists who are rational and present their ideas thoughtfully, with the intent to educate.
Meat consumption is decreasing in Canada. But don’t look at vegans and vegetarians. In fact, it’s meat-eaters who are eating less than usual who are behind the trend.
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There are clearly changes happening in meat consumption. But it's not being fuelled by an increase in veganism and vegetarianism.
Victorian Britain laid the foundations for today's overconsumptive meat industry. Might it also show us a way out?
Vegan diets can come with significant risks for babies if not planned and supplemented very carefully.
A cheesy book.
As societal habits change so too does language and metaphors.
The closure of a London pie shop raises questions regarding the relationship between food and identity.
Younger Canadians are going meatless, but Canada still has a love affair with meat, according to a Dalhousie University study. This 2015 photo shows rib eye steak with gochujang butter and nori.
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Canadians still love their meat, but consumers under 35 are three times more likely to consider themselves vegetarians or vegans than consumers who are 49 or older.
Our obsession with gut health, diet and well-being is far from new: the Victorians had very similar concerns.
The Hindu god Ganesha.
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Offering food to deities in Hinduism has deep religious significance. And most Hindu deities are not served meat.