Hungry Planet: On a Mission to Offer Delicious, Plant-Based Meats
February 22, 2021
Hosted by Jane Velez-Mitchell
Bill Gates, Microsoft co-founder and one of the world's richest and most influential businessmen, recently made headlines by declaring that rich nations should shift entirely to synthetic beef because of the cattle industry's impact on climate change. Now that the establishment has begun acknowledging what vegans have shouted from the rooftops for years, it's fair to ask: how do we accomplish this? Answer: make delicious plant-based meats. Enter Hungry Planet. This company declares it's "on a mission to bend the curve on personal and planetary health with the only full range of delicious, nourishing, plant-based meats." The company, hungryplanetfoods.com, makes it easy for consumers to switch to plant-based meat, including plant-based iterations of pork, chicken, beef and sausage, without any compromise in taste. Now, meet the movers and shakers behind this amazing culinary adventure!
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Jane Velez-Mitchell is the founder and editor of JaneUnChained.com, a digital news network focusing on animal rights and the vegan/compassionate lifestyle. Jane has won four Genesis Awards from the Humane Society for her reporting on animal issues. VegNews named her Media Maven of the Year in 2010. In 2013, Mercy for Animals awarded her their Compassionate Leadership Award. In 2014, Jane was honored for fighting animal abuse by the Animal Legal Defense Fund. In 2015, she received the Nanci Alexander Award at PETA's 35th anniversary. In 2017, she received Last Chance for Animals’ Sam Simon Award and Woodstock Farm Animal Sanctuary’s Woodstock Warrior award.
For six years, Jane hosted her own show on CNN Headline News, where she ran a weekly segment on animal issues. Before that, she reported for the nationally syndicated Warner Brothers/Telepictures show Celebrity Justice, where she did numerous stories on animal issues championed by celebrities, and was also a news anchor/reporter at KCAL-TV in Los Angeles and WCBS-TV in New York. Velez-Mitchell is a graduate of New York University and began her career with reporting stints in Ft. Myers, Florida, Minneapolis and Philadelphia.
Velez-Mitchell is the author of four books, including two New York Times bestsellers, and directed and produced the documentary Anita Velez: Dancing Through Life which won a Gracie award in 2001. She lives with her partner, Donna Dennison, and their 4 companion animals in Los Angeles.