Jamie Oliver Goes Vegetarian

This week’s vegan news: KFC teamed up with Beyond Meat to trial vegan fried chicken. Domino’s Australia is developing plant-based pepperoni, beef, and ham, that can be added to its range of vegan cheese pizzas. 7-Eleven is also offering vegan meat pizzas, by introducing Beyond Meat pizzas to its store shelves. Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver is set to star in a new vegetarian cooking show titled “Jamie’s Meat-Free Meals.”

Taylor Swift and Stella McCartney have launched a vegan fashion line, timed to the release of Swift’s latest album “Lover.” Kroger is selling vegan JUST eggs in over 2,100 stores. Delaware has become the first no-kill state for shelter animals.

Actor and environmentalist Leonardo Dicaprio urges his Instagram followers to eliminate beef in order to save the Amazon rainforest. Peru has committed to ending palm oil-driven deforestation by 2021. Nike has launched vegan Air Max 90s in collaboration with designer label Maharishi, and its made from sustainable materials. IKEA stores in Sweden and Switzerland now offer dairy-free mousse, vegan cake, and more sweet treats.