This week’s vegan news: Harrison Ford no longer eats meat or dairy. The Star Wars and Indiana Jones star made the announcement on the Ellen Show. Los Angeles banned the use of wild and exotic animals for entertainment purposes. Calvin Klein, AllSaints and other major fashion labels have officially ditched fur.
Bill Gates taste tests vegan burgers, and believes there is no good reason to eat beef anymore. White Castle is now the first major fast-food chain to offer vegan cheese. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is committing $10 billion to fight climate change through the new Bezos Earth Fund.
The Spanish government is investing in vegan meat for the first time ever. A day after his Oscars speech, Joaquin Phoenix saves a mother cow and her calf from slaughter with Farm Sanctuary. A former automation engineer has created a vegan leather made from upcycled temple flowers. It’s called Fleather.