This week, Paul and Andy discuss a particularly delicious dish found in NYC before diving into some follow up and and a break down of the week’s news including the revelation that Field Roast was acquired by Maple Leaf Foods, the largest meat producer in Canada. Is the latest in a long line of similar acquisitions a net positive for animals, or are they just over it? Plus they review Vegan 2017, the latest installment in the annual film series from Plant Based News.

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Restaurants Discussed:

Blossom (New York, NY)
Chick Pea & Olive (New York, NY)

Articles discussed:

Government Promises Animals ‘Will Be Recognized As Sentient’ After Brexit

John Cena, Kate McKinnon & Gina Rodriguez Lend Their Voice To New Animated Animal Rights Film “Ferdinand”

Waste from soy milk and tofu production turned into ‘high-value’ ingredient by Singapore scientists (nov 22, 2017)

Maple Leaf buys meat alternative brand Field Roast for $120m (Dec 1st, 2017)

Maple Leaf Foods sets out plan to be sustainability world leader

Field Roast’s Statement

A Priveleged Vegan – “we will see a vegan world under capitalism?”

VEGAN 2017 film