food trends

Gluten-free diet not healthy for everyone

There was a time when gluten, a mixture of proteins found in wheat, rye and barley, was something of a foreign term. Not many people had heard of it, and the few who needed to avoid it found meals to be extremely challenging.

Veganism could get same legal protections as religion

An angry dispute between an animal welfare charity and its former employee will be the first case in Britain to decide whether ethical veganism is a "philosophical belief" that should be afforded the same protections as religion.

Diners moo vegan protesters out of steakhouse

As plant-based diets boom in popularity, one group of vegan activists took a direct approach to convincing more people to stop eating meat, escalating their tactics in what they say will be regular protests.