Monthly Archive: June 2015


New Study Suggests Animals Are Self-Aware

The idea that non-human animals aren’t intelligent, emotional or self-aware has long been used as an excuse for their exploitation. Those prejudices are rapidly breaking down in the face of a growing body of scientific...


Trader Joe’s Adds New Vegan Products for Summer

Much like Whole Foods (and way more wallet-friendly) Trader Joe’s is a vegan wonderland. The uber-popular chain features a whole host of plant-based products, from Speculoos Cookie Butter to Chicken-less Crispy Tenders. Now, just in...


Kite Hill Releases Vegan Ricotta Cheese

Kite Hill, maker of artisanal nut milk cheeses (and, more recently, cream cheeses), is now in the ricotta business. This is the fifth specialty item released by the company, whose products are exclusively available in Whole Foods. The...