12,000 DOCTORS: Cheese Causes Cancer?

This week’s vegan news: The “Red Meat Is Healthy” study has ties to big meat. A new Australian law recognizes animals as sentient beings. Airbnb launched an ethical animal interactions platform with a strict set of guidelines set by World Animal Protection.

Pret A Manger is making vegan versions of its most popular sandwiches. During breast cancer awareness month, 12,000 doctors petitioned the FDA to put warning labels on cheese due to its link to the disease. IKEA is making vegan food to convert carnivores, including a new vegan meatball and a vegan cheeseburger at select locations.

Jon Stewart joins the Physician’s Committee’s campaign “Let’s Beat Breast Cancer.” Academy Award-winning director James Cameron, his wife and author of “One Meal A Day” Suzy Amis Cameron, and Alec and Hilaria Baldwin have also backed the campaign. Longtime vegan Joaquin Phoenix wore a vegan sweatshirt to the premiere of his latest film “Joker.”