Some of our favourite stories from around the web.

 

Humane Milk Is a Myth – Big news from the UK (BBC) where an ad with the headline “Humane milk is a myth” was cleared by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA), despite complaints from the dairy industry.

Beauty Lovers Rejoice – As more consumers look to plant-based personal care products, the market for cruelty-free cosmetics has increased around the world (Digital Journal), and it’s continuing to grow.

Vegan Ice Cream Is Not a MythVegan ice cream has never been better says the New York Times, and we couldn’t agree more.

  • Keep an eye out for our roundup on where to get vegan ice cream in Toronto coming soon to veg.ca!

Pork Is History – Pig news: while writing a book on the history of pork, archaeologist Dr. Pía Spry-Marqués decided to go vegan “I love Iberico ham. I love chorizo. But it’s just not worth it.” (The Independent)

Wild for Veggie BurgersFarming is the top threat to wildlife (Salon.com) and nearly one-third of tropical animal species face extinction if we don’t do something about it. “For wildlife’s sake, go forth and enjoy your veggie burgers.”

  • Interested in food and the environment? Soon we’ll announce details for our upcoming panel discussion on this subject happening at Veg Food Fest. Stay tuned!