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Ontario Man Hopes to Break Record for World's Biggest Zucchini With 8-Foot GourdA gardener in Ontario, Canada, believes he has grown the world's largest zucchini. His giant vegetable measure 8 feet, 4.79 inches.
Tyson Foods Recalls Nearly 30,000 Pounds of Chicken Nuggets in 2023: Check Your FreezerIn 2023, Tyson Foods recalled almost 30,000 pounds of chicken nuggets after metal was found in some patties. Here's what to know.
The Skinny on Slim Jims: Are These Popular Snacks Unhealthy?If you're looking for a healthy snack, a Slim Jim isn't one of them. The beef stick snacks are loaded with salt and saturated fats.
Sweetness Comes at a Price: Nestlé's Baby Formula Scandal Is Just One of the Company's ControversiesFrom deceptive international baby food marketing to child labor accusations, let's explore Nestlé's lengthy list of controversies.
Yes, Tofu Is Vegan — Here’s Everything You Need to Know About the Plant-Based ProductTofu is completely vegan. This plant-based product is also vegetarian-friendly and most varieties are gluten-free. Keep reading to learn more.
How to Celebrate World Vegan Month This NovemberWorld Vegan Day kicks off World Vegan Month and encourages people, companies, and policy makers to learn more about the vegan lifestyle.
Vegans, Rejoice! Most Dark Chocolate Is Vegan — But Check Product LabelsDark chocolate is typically vegan, as long as there's no milk in the ingredient list. Check out these top vegan chocolate brands for a sweet treat.
Woman Disgusted to Find Live Bugs Running Around in Frozen Pizza From This Major StoreA woman was surprised to find live bugs in the sealed pizza she just bought at Walmart. Here are the disgusting details.
Don’t Know What to Do With Your Leftover Pumpkin? Check Out These 10 Fun IdeasThere’s no need to waste your leftover pumpkin. Instead, make pumpkin cream cold foam, create a sugar scrub, or add it to a simmer pot.
Is Vegan Pizza a Healthier Alternative to a Classic Slice of Pepperoni or Cheese?In general, vegan pizza is healthier than most traditional options found on menus. However, not everyone agrees on what’s considered healthy.
Is Julia Louis-Dreyfus Vegan? A Look at How Cancer Changed Her DietAfter a breast cancer diagnosis in 2017, Julia Louis-Dreyfus made changes to her diet and exercise routine.
No, It's Not a Halloween Trick — Witches' Butter Fungus Is an Edible TreatViral videos of people foraging witches' butter fungus made viewers wonder if it's edible. As it turns out, you can eat this unique food!
Is California Banning Skittles? The State Is Banning Four Major Candy IngredientsA California bill prohibits four ingredients found in many treats, but Skittles are not impacted. Here's what the state is banning and when.
Vegan Hair Brushes, Combs, Blow Dryers and More Made From Sustainable Alternatives, Not Animal ProductsThese brands are making the perfect hair tools for your next best hair day from plant-based and vegan materials.
You're Actually Not Supposed to Store Berries in the Plastic PunnetsPeople who want to extend the life of their berries might want to try storing berries in mason jars and other glass containers.
Woman Aghast to Discover Coconut Water Filled With Goopy Brown Mold: "Vita Coco Gone Wrong"One woman went to social media to get a manufacturer's attention after she found mold in her container of Vita Coco coconut water.
Mouthwatering Vegan Party Food: Perfect for Celebrations of All KindsElevate your gatherings with these vegan party food recipes. Enjoy savory, cruelty-free bites for a memorable event — or for yourself!
Black Seed Oil: What You Need to Know About This Natural "Cure-All"The best time to take black seed oil is on an empty stomach (and once you have consulted your doctor). Here's what it's commonly used for.
These Popular Foods Unexpectedly Contain High Fructose Corn SyrupHigh fructose corn syrup is often used in foods instead of sugar. Here are some foods with high fructose corn syrup that you wouldn't expect.
Beer Lovers Have a New Reason to Fear Climate ChangeThe quality and taste of beer is changing due to global warming's impact on the growing season for hops, the key ingredient to beer's taste.
If You Notice White Spots on Your Bananas, You Won't Want to Eat ThemSocial media groups have drawn attention to white spots on bananas, which could mean a bug infestation or spider eggs.
Why Vegans and Vegetarians Won't Eat Imitation CrabVegans and vegetarians avoid eating imitation crab because it is still made with fish. There are vegan-friendly foods you can use as a substitute.
Try These 7 Ethical Halloween Candy Brands for a More Socially Conscious Spooky SeasonSure they may be sweet, but many popular candy brands are not made ethically. Here are candy brands out there you can feel good about supporting.
The Ultimate Guide to Vegan Candy for a Sweet HalloweenMany Halloween candies you know and love happen to be vegan.
Luxurious Vegan Silk Sheets Made From Plants, Not by SilkwormsThese brands are making cozy and luxurious silk sheets from plant-based and vegan materials.
Orzo, a Rice-Shaped Pasta, Could Be a Healthy Addition to Your DietOrzo pasta can be a healthy addition to your diet, as this rice-shaped pasta can be super versatile.
Not All Vegetables Come From the Ground — Is Cauliflower Natural or Man-Made?Cauliflower is a popular vegetable now, but it wasn't always this way. In fact, many believe it's not a natural food.
People Pay Extra for Salmon That's Pink — but Here's Why It Looks That WaySalmon is the second-most popular fish in the U.S., and customers pay more for farm-raised fish with a deep pink color. Here's why.
"Miracle Fruit" is A Controversial Food Ingredient — Why It's Illegal, ExplainedMiracle fruit is "illegal" as a food ingredient based on the FDA's guidelines. That doesn't mean you can't buy the fruit — here's the scoop.
Are Carrots OK to Feed Cats? What to KnowCats can eat carrots as well as other veggies — but only in moderation, and prepared certain ways.
Billionaire Bill Gates Owns Lots of Farmland — Does That Include Potato Farms?Bill Gates owns plenty of rich farmland, and that includes acres of potato farms — some of which supply McDonald's.
Fries With Vegan Nacho Cheese Are Coming to Taco Bells NationwideVegans get ready to "run to the border" on Oct. 12 when Taco Bell Vegan Nacho Cheese hits restaurants nationwide.
Latinx-Owned and Hispanic-Owned Sustainable Companies to Support During National Hispanic Heritage MonthNational Hispanic Heritage Month is the perfect time to support small Latinx-owned and Hispanic-owned companies — especially ones with sustainable practices and products.
Halloween Fun or Enormous Waste Issue: Are Pumpkins Bad for the Environment?Everyone loves to go pumpkin picking in the fall — but are these orange fruits bad for the environment? Here's what you need to know.
What Happened to SoBe Drinks? Fans Can’t Find the Fruity Drinks AnywhereSoBe drinks, owned by PepsiCo, appear to have been discontinued, despite having a solid customer fanbase.
Plaintiffs Seek $5 Million in Starbucks Lawsuit Over Refreshers DrinksA lawsuit against Starbucks alleges that their Refresher Drinks don't actually contain the advertised fruit. Here's what's going on.
The Not-so-Shocking Reason You Can't Buy Hennessy Pure White in the U.S.U.S.-based spirit snobs would do anything for a bottle of Hennessy Pure White — but is it illegal? What you should know about the drink.
83,000 Cases of Kraft Singles Recalled Due to Plastic HazardKraft Heinz has made a voluntary Kraft singles recall of over 83,000 cases of its processed cheese slices. Here's what customers should know.
Thousands of Mink Are Loose in Pennsylvania After Being Freed From a Fur FarmOver 6,000 mink were illicitly freed from a fur farm in Sunbury, Penn., on Sept. 19, 2023. Here's what to know about the furry situation.
Just How Big Is the World's Largest Onion? A Guinness Record BreakerA U.K. man has likely broken the record for growing the world's largest onion. Read all about his long journey to growing this massive veggie!
Do You Trust Dietitians on Social Media? Some Are Paid By Food Industry PlayersAn investigative report reveals that some influencer dietitians are being paid by players in the food industry. We've got all the details.
A California Woman Loses All Four Limbs From Bacterial Infection After Eating TilapiaA California woman has all four of her limbs amputated after contracting vibriosis, an infection caused by Vibrio vulnificus bacteria.
PETA Activists Go Nearly Naked to Expose the Cruelty of CashmereIn London, a series of PETA protests included a woman posing as a sheep to demonstrate animal cruelty used for cashmere.
This Startup Is Making the First Vegan Pork Belly (Exclusive)Dr. Jen-Yu Huang, founder of Lypid, tells us about the company's unique vegan pork belly, made with the proprietary PhytoFat.
Your Plant-Based Rosh Hashanah Menu: Seven Courses to Welcome the Jewish New YearIn honor of the Jewish New Year, we've rounded up some plant-based Rosh Hashanah menu ideas, from side dishes to desserts.
Stop Wasting Food With This Hack For Your Fridge's Crisper DrawerHow much food do you end up throwing out? Here's a fridge crisper drawer hack that can prevent food waste and save you some money.
Why Your Teeth Might Look Yellow, Even If You Brush ThemIf you're caring for your teeth, you might expect perfectly white teeth. Here's why your teeth may be yellow in spite of brushing every day.
This May Be the Best Vegan Parmesan I've Ever Tried (Exclusive)Janessa Steenberg tells us about Panacheeza, her new company making analogous, delicious, and healthy vegan Parmesan cheese.
Plenty of Concerns Surround Red Dye No. 40 — Here's a List of Foods Without ItMany foods contain artificial colors, including red dye No. 40. Avoiding dyes takes effort, but this list of food without red dye No. 40 can help.