Fresh from the lab: Startups make meat that avoids slaughter

EMERYVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Uma Valeti slices into a pan-fried chicken cutlet in the kitchen of his startup, Memphis Meats. He sniffs the tender morsel on his fork before taking a bite. He chews s...

Mayim Bialik: Don't forget the vegans this July 4th

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Fourth of July often means hot dogs and hamburgers sizzling on an open fire, but Mayim Bialik is pleading with all those grill masters out there to not ignore their vegan guests...

Defenders of vegan bacon sue Mississippi over labeling law

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A federal lawsuit says Mississippi is violating free-speech rights by banning makers of plant-based foods from using terms such as "meatless meatballs" and "vegan bacon." ...

Lawmaker removed from committee after shooting squirrel

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire lawmaker who shot a squirrel in his yard and shared a graphic photo of it on Twitter lost his seat on a legislative committee Friday. Deerfield R...

Plant-based burger maker Beyond Meat beats forecasts in 1Q

Beyond Meat went beyond expectations in its first earnings report since its stock market debut last month. The plant-based meat maker's shares soared after it beat Wall Street's firs...

Taiwan joins in global celebration of National Animal Rights Day

Over 200 animal lovers and animal rights activists in Taipei joined thousands around the world on Sunday to commemorate an annual international event that raises awareness of animal rights. Nationa...

WildAid: The Alt-Meat Revolution is (Finally) Here

In the latest sign that alternative meat is going mainstream, plant-based meat company Beyond Meat went public last week, in the hottest IPO of 2019. They more than doubled their expected valuation of...

Sieren's China: Swine fever also has Europe over a pork barrel

There's a German proverb that says here in Europe, we couldn't care less if a sack of rice falls over in China. But it doesn't hold true any more. Events in China have more influence on da...

United Nations to offer first report on global biodiversity

Top scientists will tell the world Monday how bad off Mother Nature is. The United Nations plans to issue its first comprehensive scientific report on biodiversity, looking hard at t...

The Latest: Beyond Meat shares jump in market debut

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on Beyond Meat's initial public offering (all times local): 1:15 p.m. Beyond Meat's shares are zooming upward in its stock market debut. ...

Beyond Meat goes public as sales of plant-based meats rise

Beyond Meat is ready for more. The El Segundo, California-based maker of plant-based burgers and sausages will make its debut on the Nasdaq stock exchange Thursday. It's the first pu...

Deregulation effort could slice rules for frozen cherry pies

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump may soon be able to claim a sweet victory for his deregulation push, with officials preparing to get rid of the decades-old rules for frozen cherry pies. ...

Creating an eco-friendly nursery, from paint to fabrics

When interior designer Jenny Dina Kirschner was designing a bedroom for her first baby, she wanted to create the healthiest possible space — for her baby and for the environment. She...

Brexit: In multicultural east London, locals look to future with fear

Brick Lane, in east London, has long been known for its multiculturalism, and more recently, rapid gentrification. Vintage stores border with curry houses, a vegan market and an infamous cereal cafe, ...

Beefed-up Hamilton binged on food ahead of 6th F1 title bid

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Hungry for more success, Lewis Hamilton added a twist to offseason preparations before launching his quest for a sixth Formula One world championship. He bing...