Tag Archives: veganism

“Strict Vegan” Adams Admits Eating Fish After Denial

The New York Daily News reports: That’s pretty fishy. Mayor Adams admitted late Monday that he eats fish every now and then after refusing to come clean about it for days and even deploying his press team to insist that he’s on a strict vegan diet. Adams, who has for years claimed adherence to a “plant-based” lifestyle, finally fessed up …

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McDonald’s Tests “McPlant” Burger In Several States

CBS News reports: McDonald’s will offer its first vegetarian option in the U.S. next month, taking its new McPlant meatless burger for a test drive on U.S. menus, the fast-food giant announced Thursday. “Eight McDonald’s restaurants across the U.S. will be testing the McPlant for a limited time starting Nov. 3 while supplies last,” McDonald’s said in the announcement. The …

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PETA Goes Viral With New List Of “Speciesist Slurs”

Global News reports: People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) wants humans to stop using animal words as “slurs” in what it says is a “speciesist” and “supremacist” use of language. The activist group put out the unusual call on its Twitter account Tuesday, where it claimed that animal-related insults “degrade animals by applying negative human traits to certain …

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McDonald’s Joins Fast Food Rush To Veggie Burgers

The New York Daily News reports: McDonald’s is going above and beyond with its new burger. The fast-food giant has partnered with Beyond Meat to create a sandwich dubbed the PLT, made with plant-based “beef,” lettuce and tomato (ignoring the fact that lettuce and tomato are also plants). The new menu item will be tested at 28 locations in Ontario, …

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Beyond Meat: KFC To Test Vegan Fried “Chicken”

CNBC reports: Colonel Sanders will soon be serving vegan fried chicken to see if customers think it’s finger lickin’ good. KFC will start testing plant-based fried chicken from Beyond Meat in an Atlanta restaurant on Tuesday. The test makes the Yum Brands subsidiary the first national U.S. fast-food chain to introduce a Beyond chicken item, beating Popeyes and Chick-fil-A. The …

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GEORGIA (COUNTRY): Neo-Nazis Pelt Vegan Cafe Patrons With Sausages Because Gays Eat There

The Guardian reports: A vegan cafe in the centre of Tbilisi was shocked to find itself the subject of far-right ire after a group arrived and threw meat on patrons’ plates, leading to a public brawl. Customers said a group entered the cafe wearing sausages around their necks and carrying slabs of meat on skewers, before attacking customers and staff. …

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