Burger King beefs up meat-free offering in Europe

The fast food chain is launching the plant-based ‘Rebel Whopper’ burger, in partnership with The Vegetarian Butcher, across 25 countries in Europe

Meat giant Maple Leaf Foods takes a bite out of emissions by going ‘carbon-neutral’

Meat production and consumption are widely considered to be major drivers of climate change

Asthma inhalers ‘as bad for the environment as eating meat’

Reserachers suggest switching to alternative, ‘greener’ inhalers would result in large carbon savings

McDonald’s unveils its own plant-based burger

The meat-free ‘Plant, Lettuce, Tomato’ is now being trialled at 29 restaurants across Ontario, Canada

Walt Disney World takes a sustainable ride with vegan meal announcement

In total, more than 400 new plant-based dishes will be launched across the firm’s theme parks in the US

KFC trial sells out of meat-free ‘chicken’ in just five hours

The fast-food giant trialled Beyond Meat products at one of its restaurants in Atlanta

Have you got beef with a greener planet?

We headed out into the streets of London to ask the public what they thought of banning beef and whether they would consider adapting their diet to tackle climate change

Eat less meat to help tackle climate change, says UN

Meat and dairy production and consumption are driving an increase in greenhouse gas emissions, land degradation and deforestation

Burger King does the impossible and brings meat-free burger to all US branches

The fast food chain is to start selling the vegetarian Impossible Whopper in every one of its US branches next week

Veggie sausage and burger terms ‘not misleading’

The House of Lords EU Energy and Environment Sub-Committee said an EU ban on the use of these words to describe foods that don’t contain meat would risk reducing consumer clarity