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February 18, 2019 5:31 PM

Vegan 'Bones' Star Emily Deschanel Says She’s ‘Motivated By Animals’

The actor who plays who plays Dr. Temperance ‘Bones’ Brennan on hit TV show Bones spoke about vegan fashion and raising plant-based children

February 18, 2019 3:25 PM

UK Restaurants 'Scrambling To Meet' Skyrocketing Demand For Vegan Food

Animal rights charity PETA has launched a guide for hospitality organizations including restaurants and pubs, to help them expand their vegan repertoires

February 18, 2019 12:53 PM

Natwest Bank Worker Tells Customer 'All Vegans Should Be Punched'

The major bank has now apologized and has revealed that the worker in question is facing disciplinary action. It has offered the customer compensation

February 18, 2019 12:01 PM

Vegan Activists Protest Against Wool At London Fashion Week

The campaigners from animal rights charity PETA wanted to 'highlight the suffering of sheep exploited for wool' - and how most people are unaware of it

February 18, 2019 11:34 AM

BAFTA Winning Vegan Film '73 Cows' Available To Watch Online Now

The film tells the story of former cattle farmer Jay Wilde who gave his cows to a sanctuary when he could no longer deal with the guilt of sending them to slaughter

February 18, 2019 10:44 AM

86% Of Pigs Slaughtered Using 'Inhumane' CO2 In England And Wales

New data from the Food Standards Agency shows a staggering number of animals killed using the gas - which campaigners describe as an 'unacceptable' method of slaughter

February 18, 2019 10:07 AM

'More Over-60's Than Ever Are Going Vegan' Says Report

While the movement is usually associated with younger people, an article by The Telegraph says an increasing number of older people are opting to ditch animal products - and experiencing the health benefits of doing so

February 15, 2019 2:37 PM

Global Fashion Giant Boohoo Ditches Wool After Vegan Exposé

Undercover footage has revealed workers beating petrified sheep, mutilating them, and slitting the throats of fully conscious animals

February 15, 2019 1:58 PM

Activist Genesis Butler Visiting Vatican 'To Ask Pope Francis To Go Vegan For Lent'

The action is part of a campaign called Million Dollar Vegan - which has offered a $1,000,000 donation to a charity of the pope's choice, if he ditches animal products during Lent

February 15, 2019 12:38 PM

Ricky Gervais And Vegan Peter Egan Back Campaign To Free Dogs From 'Cruel And Unnecessary' Experiments

The one-year-old dogs, which are in a lab in a major university in Gothenburg, are due to be killed at the end of the month - despite campaigners calling for them to be freed from brutal experiments

February 15, 2019 11:43 AM

'Dairy Lovers' Send Violent Death Threats To Vegan Activist

Animal advocate Joey Carbstrong has been inundated with angry messages telling him to 'jump off a cliff' and another saying 'when I get my hands on you...you're dead'

February 15, 2019 9:20 AM

Heather Mills Reveals Details Of Her New Affordable Vegan And Cruelty-Free Make-Up Range

The new range, which will be available to buy from Summer 2019, includes a capsule collection of nine products described as 'hard working and easy to apply'

February 15, 2019 8:52 AM

Politician Blasts Vegan Activists For 'Putting Safety Of Farm Animals At Risk'

Melina Bath branded activists who enter farms to document the suffering of animals 'unlawful' and said that farmers in Victoria 'are some of the best in the world and adhere to strict animal welfare laws'

February 14, 2019 1:40 PM

Cheeky Valentine's Day Campaign Says Vegans Have Better Sex

The mockumentary video was created by vegan charity PETA, which says the cholesterol in meat, eggs, and dairy foods contributes to hardening of the arteries and can slow the flow of blood to all the body's organs

February 14, 2019 11:08 AM

Top 5 Vegan Valentine's Day Recipes For Romantic Eats

From gooey, decadent mac and cheese to plump, juicy strawberries with crumbly shortbread and rich coconut cream, we've got you covered when it comes to recipes for Valentine's Day

February 14, 2019 10:31 AM

Vegan Told To 'Kill Herself' After Finding Chicken In McDonald's Veggie Wrap

The teenager complained about the incident on Twitter and soon found herself the target of misogynistic abuse from online bullies and trolls

February 13, 2019 3:32 PM

Designers Showing Fur At London Fashion Week Will Breach Its Animal Welfare Guidelines

Under the guidelines, animals who are used for their skins must be afforded five 'freedoms' - these include freedom from hunger and thirst; discomfort; pain, injury or disease; fear and distress. Fur farming is incompatible with these

February 13, 2019 2:39 PM

Marks & Spencer Launches Heart-Shaped Vegan Beet Burger For Valentine's Day

The patty is made from roasted beetroot and sweet onions and joins the high street store's growing line-up of vegan products

February 13, 2019 1:39 PM

Vegan Blasted For Being 'Smug' After Dairy Farmer Goes Out Of Business

Vegan activist Joey Carbstrong said he felt sympathy for the woman's plight - but added that the dairy industry is highly exploitative and causes immense suffering to cows

February 13, 2019 12:36 PM

Vegan Cheese Shop La Fauxmagerie Hits Back After Attack By Dairy UK

The founders of La Fauxmagerie in Brixton invited Dairy UK bosses to come to their store and sample plant-based cheeses - saying there is plenty of space in the market for everyone

February 13, 2019 11:33 AM

Vegan Entrepreneur Alex Petrides Makes Forbes '30 Under 30' List

The annual listing features what Forbes describes as a collection of young disruptors - 'bold risk-takers bringing new ideas to Europe'

February 13, 2019 10:41 AM

Ben & Jerry's Adds New Vegan Ice-Cream Flavors To Its Dairy-Free Range

The company first launched its dairy-free line in the US in 2016, with four flavors available. Since then the range has been more than doubled

February 12, 2019 5:47 PM

Greggs Vegan Sausage Roll To Launch In All 1,950 Shops: Date Announced

The high street bakery chain said there has been high customer demand for the animal-free alternative to its flagship product

February 12, 2019 5:15 PM

WATCH: Pro-Vegan Film 'Casa De Carne' Scoops Top Prize At Festival

The thought-provoking film about hard choices and hidden truths 'won first place for its impact highlighting issues of animal suffering in food production'

February 12, 2019 3:31 PM

UK Fried Chicken Chain Absurd Bird Launches Vegan Menu

The eatery wanted to emulate the tastes and textures of its traditional chicken dishes include chicken waffles, tenders, and fillets

February 12, 2019 2:18 PM

'Milk Is Like Meth' Says Leading Doctor

Dr. Milton Mills says he's on a 'mission to educate the public about the consequences of dairy - to both individual health and that of society'

February 12, 2019 12:34 PM

Vegan Olympian Launches Podcast About The Dangers Of Dairy

Silver medal cyclist Dotsie Bausch will host the show about how to live a dairy-free life along with former model, activist, and actress on Baywatch Alexandra Paul

February 12, 2019 11:14 AM

Dairy Industry Plans Action Against Vegan Cheese Shop 'La Fauxmagerie'

Dairy UK says it has a 'duty to ensure the nutritional and health benefits of real dairy are recognized by and communicated to consumers'

February 12, 2019 10:21 AM

Victoria Beckham Ditches Exotic Animal Skins After Vegan Appeal

The high-end fashion brand was already fur-free, now the designer is also banning alligator, crocodile, ostrich, and snake skins

February 11, 2019 6:15 PM

Top Vegan Events Coming To London's Iconic Roundhouse Venue

The events by Vevolution will feature thought-leaders in the vegan and plant-based fields, and feature special Sunday meals for attendees

February 11, 2019 1:35 PM

42% Of Meat Eaters Would Refuse To Date A Vegan Or Vegetarian

New data shows that meat eaters can be extremely picky when it comes to the eating habits and philosophy of their significant others

February 11, 2019 11:28 AM

Insects Facing Extinction Within 100 Years, According To New Report

If the rate of insect decline continues at the current rate, they could be extinct within a century, according to a new scientific review

February 11, 2019 10:59 AM

Virgin Trains Launches Vegan Wrap To Meet High Demand

The rail company has teamed up with The Vegan Society as more customers - vegans and others - have responded enthusiastically to the plant-based products onboard

February 11, 2019 9:57 AM

Meat Giant Tyson To Create Vegan Cheese, Meat, And Poultry

The company wants to tap into growing demand for plant-based products, increasing its portfolio which used to be based entirely on animal products

February 11, 2019 9:05 AM

Vegan Documentary '73 Cows' Wins BAFTA Award

The film tells the story of cattle farmer Jay Wilde who sent all his cows to a sanctuary and became vegan after grappling with the morality of what he was doing

February 9, 2019 1:14 PM

Giant Animal Kill Clock Shows Londoners Live Updates Of Animal Slaughter Numbers

The clock is part of the Million Dollar Vegan campaign which was launched by Veganuary Founders Matthew Glover and Jane Land earlier this week

February 9, 2019 12:48 PM

Travis Barker Talks About Being Vegan On Joe Rogan Podcast

The Blink 182 drummer talked about ditching animal products, health, and how he got involved in opening his vegan restaurant

February 9, 2019 12:11 PM

Iconic Sneaker Brand Veja Launches Vegan And Biodegradable Shoes Made From Corn

The company wanted to offer an ethical non-leather version of its wildly popular sneaker - but felt that plastic was not environmentally-friendly enough

February 8, 2019 6:56 PM

'Million Dollar Vegan' Activist Shut Out Of Instagram After Campaign Launch

The news is a blow to the young campaigner - Genesis Butler - who made global headlines earlier this week when she wrote to Pope Francis asking him to try veganism for Lent in return for a $1,000,000 donation to a charity of his choice

February 8, 2019 2:00 PM

Artisan Vegan Cheese Shop 'La Fauxmagerie' Opens In The UK

The London-based store, which will stock brands including Kinda Co., and Tyne Chease opens today. It will also stock bread, crackers, and chutney

February 8, 2019 11:41 AM

Giant Anti-Leather Billboard Placed Near Shopping Center By Vegan Activists

The board urges shoppers to opt for vegan fabrics instead, highlighting that animals suffer so their skins can be used for fashion, and that alternatives are available

February 8, 2019 11:01 AM

Dairy Farmers 'Quit In Record Numbers' - Vegan Activist Map And Data Laws Cited

Although the number of producers has fallen, herd sizes have not followed the same trend, with industry data showing the number of milking animals has increased

February 7, 2019 5:00 PM

Major Poultry Producer Sued Over 'Humane' Claims

Watchdog groups allege that Pilgrim's Pride's factory farm practices are 'inhumane' and 'environmentally irresponsible'

February 7, 2019 4:32 PM

Animal Farmers Turned Vegan To Speak At Major Food Conference

The Grow Green conference which will take place in April in London will address the growth of post-Brexit plant agriculture as well as look at how pastoral farmers can switch to arable

February 7, 2019 3:56 PM

'Vegan Threat To Dairy Should Be Taken Seriously' Says Farming Expert

Many dairy farmers are feeling under attack following Veganuary and the rise of veganism - as well as the publication of a map showing the addresses of dairy facilities across the UK

February 7, 2019 1:31 PM

Vegan Magnum Ice-Cream To Launch In The US

The bars are already available in multiple countries including Australia and the UK - now dairy-free consumers across America can buy the Magnums which come in two flavors

February 7, 2019 11:27 AM

Piers Morgan Will Donate $1 Million 'If All Vegans Shut-Up'

The outspoken TV host made the comments in response to a new campaign which offered $1 million to a charity of the pope's choice if he goes vegan for Lent

February 6, 2019 2:57 PM

Expected European Launch Date Announced For Vegan JUST Egg

The product - which was created as an ethical and more environmentally-friendly alternative to chicken's eggs - is currently available in the US and select restaurants in Singapore and Hong Kong.

February 6, 2019 12:55 PM

Waitrose Launches 14 New Vegan Products Including 'MLT' Sandwich

The high-end retailer has been expanding its animal-free offering in recent times, as consumers opt for more plant-based meals and snacks

February 6, 2019 9:45 AM

Pope Francis Offered $1 Million To Go Vegan For Lent In Celebrity-Backed Campaign

The Pope is being asked to ditch meat and dairy, with campaigners urging him to help fight climate change with diet change - in return for a significant donation to a charity of his choice

February 5, 2019 5:28 PM

Massive Numbers Of Young Adults Are Turning Away From Dairy

A recent survey has shown that environmental concerns are a driving factor for many of the 18-24-year-olds who have cut down on or completely ditched dairy

February 5, 2019 3:30 PM

Disneyland Named America's Most Vegan-Friendly Amusement Park

The 'Magic Kingdom' offers a range of animal-free dishes including Mickey-shaped waffles, vegan gumbo, and portobello Philly sandwiches

February 5, 2019 2:22 PM

Farming Bosses Brand Vegan Magnum A 'Problem For The Dairy Industry'

An Australian dairy organization says that dairy alternative products have been 'incorrectly labeled'. This has been disputed by Unilever, which owns Magnum

February 5, 2019 1:33 PM

British Furniture Brand Launches Vegan Leather Line Of Iconic Chesterfield Sofas

The company says it has been receiving an increasing number of inquiries from people looking for animal-free furniture - so it is ditching animal skin, glue, and fabric in its new line

February 5, 2019 12:35 PM

Cult Beauty Brand Drunk Elephant Now Cruelty-Free Certified - With Vegan Products

The line, which launched in the UK last year, is based on marula oil and got its name from the idea that elephants eat marula berries to get inebriated

February 5, 2019 12:00 PM

'91% Of Brits Adopting Flexitarian Diets' - Making Vegan Food Sales Surge

UK supermarket Sainsbury's has revealed that more and more of its customers are searching for - and buying - animal-free products as eating habits change

January 31, 2019 5:33 PM

High Tech Vegan Moving Mountains B12 Burger Launching In Ireland

The plant-based patty - which producers have branded the most impactful food invention of the century - will launch in February in Dublin eatery ThunderRoad Café

January 31, 2019 5:08 PM

Leading Doctors Launch Plant-Based Challenge For Heart Month

Heart Month is celebrated around the world every February - giving physicians a platform to advocate for heart disease prevention and promote heart health

January 31, 2019 3:37 PM

Crosstown To Launch Limited Edition Vegan Valentine Dough Bite Gift Box

The award-winning bakery will be selling the holiday dough bites in all its stores on February 14 only. It will also be available via pre-order

January 31, 2019 2:43 PM

Major Pub Chain Launches New Vegan Menu In Almost 200 Outlets

Vintage Inns - which runs pubs up and the nation - has added a range of plant-based dishes to its menu, saying demand for animal-free food is continuing to grow

January 31, 2019 1:08 PM

'Veganism Is No Longer Niche - And Hospitality Industry Is Responding' Says Industry Expert

The hospitality industry has seen a 123 percent rise in vegan-specific job roles over the past 12 months - with businesses expanding their staff skillsets as well as product ranges

January 31, 2019 10:49 AM

Veganuary Celebrates Biggest Year Ever With 250,000 Sign-Ups

The number of people taking the pledge in 2019 matched the total sign-ups from 2014-2018 - which Veganuary says shows 'how far veganism has come in recent years'

January 31, 2019 10:08 AM

VBites To Launch 10 New Vegan Cheese Flavors In UK And US

The company, which was founded by entrepreneur and athlete Heather Mills, recently acquired a 200,000 square foot factory to meet growing production demands - with plans to invest in another soon

January 30, 2019 3:37 PM

UK Vegan Population Will Skyrocket By 327% By 2020, Claims Poll

According to the survey results, the number of UK vegans will grow significantly over 2019, with pollsters claiming 2.9 people will be vegan within 12 months

January 30, 2019 2:56 PM

Vegan Orders From Uber Eats Skyrocket By 23% In January

The online food ordering and delivery platform believes the increase ties in with Veganuary - which has seen around 250,000 people pledge to ditch animal products for a year

January 30, 2019 2:19 PM

Major Western Businesses Funding 'Deplorable' Dairy Farms In Sri Lanka

An investigation of the growth of the country's industry has revealed disturbingly low levels of animal welfare

January 30, 2019 12:43 PM

New 'Beefy' Vegan Burger Is Lightlife's 'Most Innovative' Launch

The burger, which is made from pea protein, coconut oil, and beet powder is said to have a 'juicy, beefy texture' by the company

January 30, 2019 11:40 AM

Top Plant-Based Physician Dr. Neal Barnard Demonstrates Against McDonald's Bacon Hour

The health advocate was joined by his colleagues from the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine. They warned customers of the dangers posed by eating bacon

January 30, 2019 10:39 AM

Award-Winning Vegan Company One Planet Pizza Launching In Ocado

The two-year-old brand, which is run by a father-and-son team, was the first to introduce frozen vegan pizza to the UK market. Now it is expanding its reach in the retail market

January 29, 2019 8:14 PM

Dragon's Den Star Deborah Meaden 'Moving Towards Veganism'

The top businesswoman turned down an investment opportunity because the product included animal ingredients - saying both she and the market are moving away from animal use

January 29, 2019 5:44 PM

'Interest In Veganism Is Soaring' Says Charity Boss As She Launches App

The new app will help people give veganism a go, providing recipes and advice, and is launching as Veganuary draws to a close

January 29, 2019 4:30 PM

Papa John's Pizza 'Served Dairy Cheese After Running Out Of Vegan'

The chain eatery launched its new vegan options yesterday, and according to a spokesperson, has almost sold out. Now people have taken to social media to claim they were given non-vegan cheese

January 29, 2019 3:54 PM

Senate Passes Virginia Cruelty-Free Cosmetics Act

The state is now closer to prohibiting the sale of cosmetics which include ingredients that have been newly tested on animals. If passed, the new law would take effect from 2020

January 29, 2019 2:12 PM

Award-Winning Swedish Brand Oumph! To Launch Vegan Burger

The company has expanded its operations in recent times - recently launching its products in Ireland. Now it is adding to its range with a new plant-based patty

January 29, 2019 12:46 PM

Farmer Gives 20 Lambs To Sanctuary As He Can't Face Slaughtering Them

The Devon farmer realized he was 'too upset' to have the animals killed after finding the journey to the slaughterhouse too hard - and instead decided to let them live out their days in peace

January 29, 2019 11:44 AM

The Royal Collection Trust Ditches Mohair After Vegan Exposé

The Trust has removed a mohair item from its collection and has confirmed it will be sourcing alternative materials for future products

January 29, 2019 11:14 AM

Asda Launches New 'Dirty Vegan' Food Range In 300 UK Stores

The new line, which includes classic favorites like 'chicken' nuggest and kiev, and vegan fish fingers, was 'inspired by the best vegan food you can eat out'

January 29, 2019 10:23 AM

UK Farmers Furious As Vegan Activists Publish Map Of Dairy Farms

The campaigners behind the interactive map want to expose what they describe as the 'dirty business' of dairy farming - but farmers feel they are being exposed to harrassment

January 28, 2019 5:59 PM

UK Airline Launches Hot Vegan In-Flight Meal To Meet Demand

Jet2.com has added a Penne Arrabbiata meal to its menu, which passengers can buy. It has also added a vegan logo to appropriate products

January 28, 2019 2:46 PM

'It's Never Too Late To Change' Says 97-Year-Old Vegan

Anne Evers ditched animal products when she was 95-years-old. Since then she has grown a large social media following, sharing snippets of her inspiring life online

January 28, 2019 11:16 AM

'Vegan Sales Are Up And Meat Is On Decline', Says Sainsbury's

The retail giant is moving its plant-based alternative products - including sausages, burgers, and mince - next to its meat counters in stores

January 25, 2019 6:00 PM

McDonald's Launches Vegan McFalafel In Sweden

The fast-food giant has expanded its vegan offering in recent times - with new burgers, a wrap, and this latest dish all on the menu

January 25, 2019 4:32 PM

Vegan Diets Are Better For Athletes' Heart Health, Says Review

The review showed that a plant-based diet can boost heart health, performance, and recovery in sportspeople

January 25, 2019 2:09 PM

Activists Protest Against McDonald's For Its 'Grotesque' Animal Cruelty

One campaigner said the fast food giant 'puts chickens through hell' - and said it 'wields enormous power to transform animal welfare standards for millions of livestock'

January 25, 2019 1:27 PM

Major Breakthrough In Human-On-A-Chip Testing Could Help End Animal Experimentation

Animal welfare campaigners say the new technology 'is superior to animal tests and more accurately reflects what will happen in people'

January 25, 2019 11:51 AM

Vegan Anti-Wool Billboards Placed In Major US Cities

The boards urge people to opt for animal-free fibers and avoid supporting cruelty by ditching wool. The campaign follows a number of high profile exposes, revealing animal abuse in the wool industry

January 25, 2019 10:21 AM

Starbucks UK Launches Vegan Mac And Cheese

The global coffee giant has made a commitment to expand its vegan offering - and more products have been hitting its shelves in recent months, with more food and beverage options available

January 25, 2019 10:13 AM

Award-Winning Vegan 'Meat' Oumph! Launches In Ireland

The Swedish brand's initial launch - which is aimed at vegans, vegetarians, and flexitarians - includes five products which are available in store now

January 24, 2019 1:26 PM

Papa John's Pizza Launches Vegan Cheese Nationwide In The UK

The chain recently revealed it would be adding vegan cheese to its menu - now it has confirmed what new animal-free dishes will be on offer

January 24, 2019 1:19 PM

Leading Vegan Activist Mounts Campaign Calling On Piers Morgan To Stop Defending Animal Abuse

Advocate Joey Carbstrong has taken some of the TV host's arguments against veganism - and criticizes their credibility and validity

January 24, 2019 11:09 AM

Dr. Neal Barnard's Vegan Health Organization Is 'Top 10 Health Influencer in China'

The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine offers multiple programs throughout China educating people about disease prevention via a plant-based diet

January 24, 2019 10:54 AM

Complaints Against Vegan Electricity Company Dismissed By Ad Watchdog

One of the adverts by Ecotricity showed minced meat coming out of an electric socket - leading to two complainants branding the adverts 'offensive and distressing'

January 24, 2019 10:11 AM

93% Of People Buying Vegan Beyond Meat Products Are Also Buying Meat, Says Report

The high tech startup, which has expanded its reach significantly in the last year, has always targetted the omnivore market as well as vegans and vegetarians

January 23, 2019 6:27 PM

Vegan 'Dominion' Director Challenges Top Politician To A Public Debate Over Animal Agriculture

The challenge follows the release of an interactive map of factory farms and slaughterhouses - which has prompted rage from some farmers who want to maintain the privacy of their operations

January 23, 2019 1:03 PM

Tesco Launches Vegan Haggis In England And Wales As Scottish Demand Skyrockets 120% In A Year

The traditional Scottish product is made from sheep heart, liver, and lungs. The vegan alternative is made from seeds, nuts, and oats - mixed with spices and stock for flavor

January 23, 2019 12:33 PM

Vegan Exposé Shows Dairy Workers Hurting Calves 'For Fun And Excitement'

The workers used hot irons to prevent animals' horns from growing - without any anesthetics or pain relief. Footage shows the calves kicking and crying out in 'agony' as smoke rises from their flesh

January 23, 2019 11:58 AM

New Canada Food Guide Ditches Dairy And Says 'Eat More Vegan Foods'

The new suggestions have made global headlines - with the dairy industry angry at being left out. But one major health organization said it was 'pleased with the federal government's overall direction'

January 23, 2019 10:53 AM

Vegan Documentary 'Land of Hope and Glory' To Screen Next Month

The film, created by activist organization Surge, features footage from around 100 farming facilities across the UK, painting a portrait of modern British farming

January 23, 2019 10:31 AM

45% Of Brits 'Would Like To Go Vegan' But Can't Ditch Cheese, Says Poll

The data, accrued by vegan cheese company Violife, looks at some of the reasons stopping people from ditching animal products - and the misconceptions about plant-based diets

January 22, 2019 4:36 PM

Vegan Cheese Advert To Air On Mainstream UK TV From Today

Cheese brand Violife has launched its first TV campaign for its dairy-free cheese with two TV spots and accompanying social media

February 18, 2019 5:31 PM

Vegan 'Bones' Star Emily Deschanel Says She’s ‘Motivated By Animals’

The actor who plays who plays Dr. Temperance ‘Bones’ Brennan on hit TV show Bones spoke about vegan fashion and raising plant-based children

February 18, 2019 3:25 PM

UK Restaurants 'Scrambling To Meet' Skyrocketing Demand For Vegan Food

Animal rights charity PETA has launched a guide for hospitality organizations including restaurants and pubs, to help them expand their vegan repertoires

February 18, 2019 12:53 PM

Natwest Bank Worker Tells Customer 'All Vegans Should Be Punched'

The major bank has now apologized and has revealed that the worker in question is facing disciplinary action. It has offered the customer compensation

February 18, 2019 12:01 PM

Vegan Activists Protest Against Wool At London Fashion Week

The campaigners from animal rights charity PETA wanted to 'highlight the suffering of sheep exploited for wool' - and how most people are unaware of it

February 18, 2019 11:34 AM

BAFTA Winning Vegan Film '73 Cows' Available To Watch Online Now

The film tells the story of former cattle farmer Jay Wilde who gave his cows to a sanctuary when he could no longer deal with the guilt of sending them to slaughter

February 18, 2019 10:44 AM

86% Of Pigs Slaughtered Using 'Inhumane' CO2 In England And Wales

New data from the Food Standards Agency shows a staggering number of animals killed using the gas - which campaigners describe as an 'unacceptable' method of slaughter

February 18, 2019 10:07 AM

'More Over-60's Than Ever Are Going Vegan' Says Report

While the movement is usually associated with younger people, an article by The Telegraph says an increasing number of older people are opting to ditch animal products - and experiencing the health benefits of doing so

February 15, 2019 2:37 PM

Global Fashion Giant Boohoo Ditches Wool After Vegan Exposé

Undercover footage has revealed workers beating petrified sheep, mutilating them, and slitting the throats of fully conscious animals

February 15, 2019 1:58 PM

Activist Genesis Butler Visiting Vatican 'To Ask Pope Francis To Go Vegan For Lent'

The action is part of a campaign called Million Dollar Vegan - which has offered a $1,000,000 donation to a charity of the pope's choice, if he ditches animal products during Lent

February 15, 2019 12:38 PM

Ricky Gervais And Vegan Peter Egan Back Campaign To Free Dogs From 'Cruel And Unnecessary' Experiments

The one-year-old dogs, which are in a lab in a major university in Gothenburg, are due to be killed at the end of the month - despite campaigners calling for them to be freed from brutal experiments

February 15, 2019 11:43 AM

'Dairy Lovers' Send Violent Death Threats To Vegan Activist

Animal advocate Joey Carbstrong has been inundated with angry messages telling him to 'jump off a cliff' and another saying 'when I get my hands on you...you're dead'

February 15, 2019 9:20 AM

Heather Mills Reveals Details Of Her New Affordable Vegan And Cruelty-Free Make-Up Range

The new range, which will be available to buy from Summer 2019, includes a capsule collection of nine products described as 'hard working and easy to apply'

February 15, 2019 8:52 AM

Politician Blasts Vegan Activists For 'Putting Safety Of Farm Animals At Risk'

Melina Bath branded activists who enter farms to document the suffering of animals 'unlawful' and said that farmers in Victoria 'are some of the best in the world and adhere to strict animal welfare laws'

February 14, 2019 1:40 PM

Cheeky Valentine's Day Campaign Says Vegans Have Better Sex

The mockumentary video was created by vegan charity PETA, which says the cholesterol in meat, eggs, and dairy foods contributes to hardening of the arteries and can slow the flow of blood to all the body's organs

February 14, 2019 11:08 AM

Top 5 Vegan Valentine's Day Recipes For Romantic Eats

From gooey, decadent mac and cheese to plump, juicy strawberries with crumbly shortbread and rich coconut cream, we've got you covered when it comes to recipes for Valentine's Day

February 14, 2019 10:31 AM

Vegan Told To 'Kill Herself' After Finding Chicken In McDonald's Veggie Wrap

The teenager complained about the incident on Twitter and soon found herself the target of misogynistic abuse from online bullies and trolls

February 13, 2019 3:32 PM

Designers Showing Fur At London Fashion Week Will Breach Its Animal Welfare Guidelines

Under the guidelines, animals who are used for their skins must be afforded five 'freedoms' - these include freedom from hunger and thirst; discomfort; pain, injury or disease; fear and distress. Fur farming is incompatible with these

February 13, 2019 2:39 PM

Marks & Spencer Launches Heart-Shaped Vegan Beet Burger For Valentine's Day

The patty is made from roasted beetroot and sweet onions and joins the high street store's growing line-up of vegan products

February 13, 2019 1:39 PM

Vegan Blasted For Being 'Smug' After Dairy Farmer Goes Out Of Business

Vegan activist Joey Carbstrong said he felt sympathy for the woman's plight - but added that the dairy industry is highly exploitative and causes immense suffering to cows

February 13, 2019 12:36 PM

Vegan Cheese Shop La Fauxmagerie Hits Back After Attack By Dairy UK

The founders of La Fauxmagerie in Brixton invited Dairy UK bosses to come to their store and sample plant-based cheeses - saying there is plenty of space in the market for everyone

February 13, 2019 11:33 AM

Vegan Entrepreneur Alex Petrides Makes Forbes '30 Under 30' List

The annual listing features what Forbes describes as a collection of young disruptors - 'bold risk-takers bringing new ideas to Europe'

February 13, 2019 10:41 AM

Ben & Jerry's Adds New Vegan Ice-Cream Flavors To Its Dairy-Free Range

The company first launched its dairy-free line in the US in 2016, with four flavors available. Since then the range has been more than doubled

February 12, 2019 5:47 PM

Greggs Vegan Sausage Roll To Launch In All 1,950 Shops: Date Announced

The high street bakery chain said there has been high customer demand for the animal-free alternative to its flagship product

February 12, 2019 5:15 PM

WATCH: Pro-Vegan Film 'Casa De Carne' Scoops Top Prize At Festival

The thought-provoking film about hard choices and hidden truths 'won first place for its impact highlighting issues of animal suffering in food production'

February 12, 2019 3:31 PM

UK Fried Chicken Chain Absurd Bird Launches Vegan Menu

The eatery wanted to emulate the tastes and textures of its traditional chicken dishes include chicken waffles, tenders, and fillets

February 12, 2019 2:18 PM

'Milk Is Like Meth' Says Leading Doctor

Dr. Milton Mills says he's on a 'mission to educate the public about the consequences of dairy - to both individual health and that of society'

February 12, 2019 12:34 PM

Vegan Olympian Launches Podcast About The Dangers Of Dairy

Silver medal cyclist Dotsie Bausch will host the show about how to live a dairy-free life along with former model, activist, and actress on Baywatch Alexandra Paul

February 12, 2019 11:14 AM

Dairy Industry Plans Action Against Vegan Cheese Shop 'La Fauxmagerie'

Dairy UK says it has a 'duty to ensure the nutritional and health benefits of real dairy are recognized by and communicated to consumers'

February 12, 2019 10:21 AM

Victoria Beckham Ditches Exotic Animal Skins After Vegan Appeal

The high-end fashion brand was already fur-free, now the designer is also banning alligator, crocodile, ostrich, and snake skins

February 11, 2019 6:15 PM

Top Vegan Events Coming To London's Iconic Roundhouse Venue

The events by Vevolution will feature thought-leaders in the vegan and plant-based fields, and feature special Sunday meals for attendees

February 11, 2019 1:35 PM

42% Of Meat Eaters Would Refuse To Date A Vegan Or Vegetarian

New data shows that meat eaters can be extremely picky when it comes to the eating habits and philosophy of their significant others

February 11, 2019 11:28 AM

Insects Facing Extinction Within 100 Years, According To New Report

If the rate of insect decline continues at the current rate, they could be extinct within a century, according to a new scientific review

February 11, 2019 10:59 AM

Virgin Trains Launches Vegan Wrap To Meet High Demand

The rail company has teamed up with The Vegan Society as more customers - vegans and others - have responded enthusiastically to the plant-based products onboard

February 11, 2019 9:57 AM

Meat Giant Tyson To Create Vegan Cheese, Meat, And Poultry

The company wants to tap into growing demand for plant-based products, increasing its portfolio which used to be based entirely on animal products

February 11, 2019 9:05 AM

Vegan Documentary '73 Cows' Wins BAFTA Award

The film tells the story of cattle farmer Jay Wilde who sent all his cows to a sanctuary and became vegan after grappling with the morality of what he was doing

February 9, 2019 1:14 PM

Giant Animal Kill Clock Shows Londoners Live Updates Of Animal Slaughter Numbers

The clock is part of the Million Dollar Vegan campaign which was launched by Veganuary Founders Matthew Glover and Jane Land earlier this week

February 9, 2019 12:48 PM

Travis Barker Talks About Being Vegan On Joe Rogan Podcast

The Blink 182 drummer talked about ditching animal products, health, and how he got involved in opening his vegan restaurant

February 9, 2019 12:11 PM

Iconic Sneaker Brand Veja Launches Vegan And Biodegradable Shoes Made From Corn

The company wanted to offer an ethical non-leather version of its wildly popular sneaker - but felt that plastic was not environmentally-friendly enough

February 8, 2019 6:56 PM

'Million Dollar Vegan' Activist Shut Out Of Instagram After Campaign Launch

The news is a blow to the young campaigner - Genesis Butler - who made global headlines earlier this week when she wrote to Pope Francis asking him to try veganism for Lent in return for a $1,000,000 donation to a charity of his choice

February 8, 2019 2:00 PM

Artisan Vegan Cheese Shop 'La Fauxmagerie' Opens In The UK

The London-based store, which will stock brands including Kinda Co., and Tyne Chease opens today. It will also stock bread, crackers, and chutney

February 8, 2019 11:41 AM

Giant Anti-Leather Billboard Placed Near Shopping Center By Vegan Activists

The board urges shoppers to opt for vegan fabrics instead, highlighting that animals suffer so their skins can be used for fashion, and that alternatives are available

February 8, 2019 11:01 AM

Dairy Farmers 'Quit In Record Numbers' - Vegan Activist Map And Data Laws Cited

Although the number of producers has fallen, herd sizes have not followed the same trend, with industry data showing the number of milking animals has increased

February 7, 2019 5:00 PM

Major Poultry Producer Sued Over 'Humane' Claims

Watchdog groups allege that Pilgrim's Pride's factory farm practices are 'inhumane' and 'environmentally irresponsible'

February 7, 2019 4:32 PM

Animal Farmers Turned Vegan To Speak At Major Food Conference

The Grow Green conference which will take place in April in London will address the growth of post-Brexit plant agriculture as well as look at how pastoral farmers can switch to arable

February 7, 2019 3:56 PM

'Vegan Threat To Dairy Should Be Taken Seriously' Says Farming Expert

Many dairy farmers are feeling under attack following Veganuary and the rise of veganism - as well as the publication of a map showing the addresses of dairy facilities across the UK

February 7, 2019 1:31 PM

Vegan Magnum Ice-Cream To Launch In The US

The bars are already available in multiple countries including Australia and the UK - now dairy-free consumers across America can buy the Magnums which come in two flavors

February 7, 2019 11:27 AM

Piers Morgan Will Donate $1 Million 'If All Vegans Shut-Up'

The outspoken TV host made the comments in response to a new campaign which offered $1 million to a charity of the pope's choice if he goes vegan for Lent

February 6, 2019 2:57 PM

Expected European Launch Date Announced For Vegan JUST Egg

The product - which was created as an ethical and more environmentally-friendly alternative to chicken's eggs - is currently available in the US and select restaurants in Singapore and Hong Kong.

February 6, 2019 12:55 PM

Waitrose Launches 14 New Vegan Products Including 'MLT' Sandwich

The high-end retailer has been expanding its animal-free offering in recent times, as consumers opt for more plant-based meals and snacks

February 6, 2019 9:45 AM

Pope Francis Offered $1 Million To Go Vegan For Lent In Celebrity-Backed Campaign

The Pope is being asked to ditch meat and dairy, with campaigners urging him to help fight climate change with diet change - in return for a significant donation to a charity of his choice

February 5, 2019 5:28 PM

Massive Numbers Of Young Adults Are Turning Away From Dairy

A recent survey has shown that environmental concerns are a driving factor for many of the 18-24-year-olds who have cut down on or completely ditched dairy

February 5, 2019 3:30 PM

Disneyland Named America's Most Vegan-Friendly Amusement Park

The 'Magic Kingdom' offers a range of animal-free dishes including Mickey-shaped waffles, vegan gumbo, and portobello Philly sandwiches

February 5, 2019 2:22 PM

Farming Bosses Brand Vegan Magnum A 'Problem For The Dairy Industry'

An Australian dairy organization says that dairy alternative products have been 'incorrectly labeled'. This has been disputed by Unilever, which owns Magnum

February 5, 2019 1:33 PM

British Furniture Brand Launches Vegan Leather Line Of Iconic Chesterfield Sofas

The company says it has been receiving an increasing number of inquiries from people looking for animal-free furniture - so it is ditching animal skin, glue, and fabric in its new line

February 5, 2019 12:35 PM

Cult Beauty Brand Drunk Elephant Now Cruelty-Free Certified - With Vegan Products

The line, which launched in the UK last year, is based on marula oil and got its name from the idea that elephants eat marula berries to get inebriated

February 5, 2019 12:00 PM

'91% Of Brits Adopting Flexitarian Diets' - Making Vegan Food Sales Surge

UK supermarket Sainsbury's has revealed that more and more of its customers are searching for - and buying - animal-free products as eating habits change

January 31, 2019 5:33 PM

High Tech Vegan Moving Mountains B12 Burger Launching In Ireland

The plant-based patty - which producers have branded the most impactful food invention of the century - will launch in February in Dublin eatery ThunderRoad Café

January 31, 2019 5:08 PM

Leading Doctors Launch Plant-Based Challenge For Heart Month

Heart Month is celebrated around the world every February - giving physicians a platform to advocate for heart disease prevention and promote heart health

January 31, 2019 3:37 PM

Crosstown To Launch Limited Edition Vegan Valentine Dough Bite Gift Box

The award-winning bakery will be selling the holiday dough bites in all its stores on February 14 only. It will also be available via pre-order

January 31, 2019 2:43 PM

Major Pub Chain Launches New Vegan Menu In Almost 200 Outlets

Vintage Inns - which runs pubs up and the nation - has added a range of plant-based dishes to its menu, saying demand for animal-free food is continuing to grow

January 31, 2019 1:08 PM

'Veganism Is No Longer Niche - And Hospitality Industry Is Responding' Says Industry Expert

The hospitality industry has seen a 123 percent rise in vegan-specific job roles over the past 12 months - with businesses expanding their staff skillsets as well as product ranges

January 31, 2019 10:49 AM

Veganuary Celebrates Biggest Year Ever With 250,000 Sign-Ups

The number of people taking the pledge in 2019 matched the total sign-ups from 2014-2018 - which Veganuary says shows 'how far veganism has come in recent years'

January 31, 2019 10:08 AM

VBites To Launch 10 New Vegan Cheese Flavors In UK And US

The company, which was founded by entrepreneur and athlete Heather Mills, recently acquired a 200,000 square foot factory to meet growing production demands - with plans to invest in another soon

January 30, 2019 3:37 PM

UK Vegan Population Will Skyrocket By 327% By 2020, Claims Poll

According to the survey results, the number of UK vegans will grow significantly over 2019, with pollsters claiming 2.9 people will be vegan within 12 months

January 30, 2019 2:56 PM

Vegan Orders From Uber Eats Skyrocket By 23% In January

The online food ordering and delivery platform believes the increase ties in with Veganuary - which has seen around 250,000 people pledge to ditch animal products for a year

January 30, 2019 2:19 PM

Major Western Businesses Funding 'Deplorable' Dairy Farms In Sri Lanka

An investigation of the growth of the country's industry has revealed disturbingly low levels of animal welfare

January 30, 2019 12:43 PM

New 'Beefy' Vegan Burger Is Lightlife's 'Most Innovative' Launch

The burger, which is made from pea protein, coconut oil, and beet powder is said to have a 'juicy, beefy texture' by the company

January 30, 2019 11:40 AM

Top Plant-Based Physician Dr. Neal Barnard Demonstrates Against McDonald's Bacon Hour

The health advocate was joined by his colleagues from the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine. They warned customers of the dangers posed by eating bacon

January 30, 2019 10:39 AM

Award-Winning Vegan Company One Planet Pizza Launching In Ocado

The two-year-old brand, which is run by a father-and-son team, was the first to introduce frozen vegan pizza to the UK market. Now it is expanding its reach in the retail market

January 29, 2019 8:14 PM

Dragon's Den Star Deborah Meaden 'Moving Towards Veganism'

The top businesswoman turned down an investment opportunity because the product included animal ingredients - saying both she and the market are moving away from animal use

January 29, 2019 5:44 PM

'Interest In Veganism Is Soaring' Says Charity Boss As She Launches App

The new app will help people give veganism a go, providing recipes and advice, and is launching as Veganuary draws to a close

January 29, 2019 4:30 PM

Papa John's Pizza 'Served Dairy Cheese After Running Out Of Vegan'

The chain eatery launched its new vegan options yesterday, and according to a spokesperson, has almost sold out. Now people have taken to social media to claim they were given non-vegan cheese

January 29, 2019 3:54 PM

Senate Passes Virginia Cruelty-Free Cosmetics Act

The state is now closer to prohibiting the sale of cosmetics which include ingredients that have been newly tested on animals. If passed, the new law would take effect from 2020

January 29, 2019 2:12 PM

Award-Winning Swedish Brand Oumph! To Launch Vegan Burger

The company has expanded its operations in recent times - recently launching its products in Ireland. Now it is adding to its range with a new plant-based patty

January 29, 2019 12:46 PM

Farmer Gives 20 Lambs To Sanctuary As He Can't Face Slaughtering Them

The Devon farmer realized he was 'too upset' to have the animals killed after finding the journey to the slaughterhouse too hard - and instead decided to let them live out their days in peace

January 29, 2019 11:44 AM

The Royal Collection Trust Ditches Mohair After Vegan Exposé

The Trust has removed a mohair item from its collection and has confirmed it will be sourcing alternative materials for future products

January 29, 2019 11:14 AM

Asda Launches New 'Dirty Vegan' Food Range In 300 UK Stores

The new line, which includes classic favorites like 'chicken' nuggest and kiev, and vegan fish fingers, was 'inspired by the best vegan food you can eat out'

January 29, 2019 10:23 AM

UK Farmers Furious As Vegan Activists Publish Map Of Dairy Farms

The campaigners behind the interactive map want to expose what they describe as the 'dirty business' of dairy farming - but farmers feel they are being exposed to harrassment

January 28, 2019 5:59 PM

UK Airline Launches Hot Vegan In-Flight Meal To Meet Demand

Jet2.com has added a Penne Arrabbiata meal to its menu, which passengers can buy. It has also added a vegan logo to appropriate products

January 28, 2019 2:46 PM

'It's Never Too Late To Change' Says 97-Year-Old Vegan

Anne Evers ditched animal products when she was 95-years-old. Since then she has grown a large social media following, sharing snippets of her inspiring life online

January 28, 2019 11:16 AM

'Vegan Sales Are Up And Meat Is On Decline', Says Sainsbury's

The retail giant is moving its plant-based alternative products - including sausages, burgers, and mince - next to its meat counters in stores

January 25, 2019 6:00 PM

McDonald's Launches Vegan McFalafel In Sweden

The fast-food giant has expanded its vegan offering in recent times - with new burgers, a wrap, and this latest dish all on the menu

January 25, 2019 4:32 PM

Vegan Diets Are Better For Athletes' Heart Health, Says Review

The review showed that a plant-based diet can boost heart health, performance, and recovery in sportspeople

January 25, 2019 2:09 PM

Activists Protest Against McDonald's For Its 'Grotesque' Animal Cruelty

One campaigner said the fast food giant 'puts chickens through hell' - and said it 'wields enormous power to transform animal welfare standards for millions of livestock'

January 25, 2019 1:27 PM

Major Breakthrough In Human-On-A-Chip Testing Could Help End Animal Experimentation

Animal welfare campaigners say the new technology 'is superior to animal tests and more accurately reflects what will happen in people'

January 25, 2019 11:51 AM

Vegan Anti-Wool Billboards Placed In Major US Cities

The boards urge people to opt for animal-free fibers and avoid supporting cruelty by ditching wool. The campaign follows a number of high profile exposes, revealing animal abuse in the wool industry

January 25, 2019 10:21 AM

Starbucks UK Launches Vegan Mac And Cheese

The global coffee giant has made a commitment to expand its vegan offering - and more products have been hitting its shelves in recent months, with more food and beverage options available

January 25, 2019 10:13 AM

Award-Winning Vegan 'Meat' Oumph! Launches In Ireland

The Swedish brand's initial launch - which is aimed at vegans, vegetarians, and flexitarians - includes five products which are available in store now

January 24, 2019 1:26 PM

Papa John's Pizza Launches Vegan Cheese Nationwide In The UK

The chain recently revealed it would be adding vegan cheese to its menu - now it has confirmed what new animal-free dishes will be on offer

January 24, 2019 1:19 PM

Leading Vegan Activist Mounts Campaign Calling On Piers Morgan To Stop Defending Animal Abuse

Advocate Joey Carbstrong has taken some of the TV host's arguments against veganism - and criticizes their credibility and validity

January 24, 2019 11:09 AM

Dr. Neal Barnard's Vegan Health Organization Is 'Top 10 Health Influencer in China'

The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine offers multiple programs throughout China educating people about disease prevention via a plant-based diet

January 24, 2019 10:54 AM

Complaints Against Vegan Electricity Company Dismissed By Ad Watchdog

One of the adverts by Ecotricity showed minced meat coming out of an electric socket - leading to two complainants branding the adverts 'offensive and distressing'

January 24, 2019 10:11 AM

93% Of People Buying Vegan Beyond Meat Products Are Also Buying Meat, Says Report

The high tech startup, which has expanded its reach significantly in the last year, has always targetted the omnivore market as well as vegans and vegetarians

January 23, 2019 6:27 PM

Vegan 'Dominion' Director Challenges Top Politician To A Public Debate Over Animal Agriculture

The challenge follows the release of an interactive map of factory farms and slaughterhouses - which has prompted rage from some farmers who want to maintain the privacy of their operations

January 23, 2019 1:03 PM

Tesco Launches Vegan Haggis In England And Wales As Scottish Demand Skyrockets 120% In A Year

The traditional Scottish product is made from sheep heart, liver, and lungs. The vegan alternative is made from seeds, nuts, and oats - mixed with spices and stock for flavor

January 23, 2019 12:33 PM

Vegan Exposé Shows Dairy Workers Hurting Calves 'For Fun And Excitement'

The workers used hot irons to prevent animals' horns from growing - without any anesthetics or pain relief. Footage shows the calves kicking and crying out in 'agony' as smoke rises from their flesh

January 23, 2019 11:58 AM

New Canada Food Guide Ditches Dairy And Says 'Eat More Vegan Foods'

The new suggestions have made global headlines - with the dairy industry angry at being left out. But one major health organization said it was 'pleased with the federal government's overall direction'

January 23, 2019 10:53 AM

Vegan Documentary 'Land of Hope and Glory' To Screen Next Month

The film, created by activist organization Surge, features footage from around 100 farming facilities across the UK, painting a portrait of modern British farming

January 23, 2019 10:31 AM

45% Of Brits 'Would Like To Go Vegan' But Can't Ditch Cheese, Says Poll

The data, accrued by vegan cheese company Violife, looks at some of the reasons stopping people from ditching animal products - and the misconceptions about plant-based diets

January 22, 2019 4:36 PM

Vegan Cheese Advert To Air On Mainstream UK TV From Today

Cheese brand Violife has launched its first TV campaign for its dairy-free cheese with two TV spots and accompanying social media

February 18, 2019 5:31 PM

Vegan 'Bones' Star Emily Deschanel Says She’s ‘Motivated By Animals’

The actor who plays who plays Dr. Temperance ‘Bones’ Brennan on hit TV show Bones spoke about vegan fashion and raising plant-based children

February 18, 2019 3:25 PM

UK Restaurants 'Scrambling To Meet' Skyrocketing Demand For Vegan Food

Animal rights charity PETA has launched a guide for hospitality organizations including restaurants and pubs, to help them expand their vegan repertoires

February 18, 2019 12:53 PM

Natwest Bank Worker Tells Customer 'All Vegans Should Be Punched'

The major bank has now apologized and has revealed that the worker in question is facing disciplinary action. It has offered the customer compensation

February 18, 2019 12:01 PM

Vegan Activists Protest Against Wool At London Fashion Week

The campaigners from animal rights charity PETA wanted to 'highlight the suffering of sheep exploited for wool' - and how most people are unaware of it

February 18, 2019 11:34 AM

BAFTA Winning Vegan Film '73 Cows' Available To Watch Online Now

The film tells the story of former cattle farmer Jay Wilde who gave his cows to a sanctuary when he could no longer deal with the guilt of sending them to slaughter

February 18, 2019 10:44 AM

86% Of Pigs Slaughtered Using 'Inhumane' CO2 In England And Wales

New data from the Food Standards Agency shows a staggering number of animals killed using the gas - which campaigners describe as an 'unacceptable' method of slaughter

February 18, 2019 10:07 AM

'More Over-60's Than Ever Are Going Vegan' Says Report

While the movement is usually associated with younger people, an article by The Telegraph says an increasing number of older people are opting to ditch animal products - and experiencing the health benefits of doing so

February 15, 2019 2:37 PM

Global Fashion Giant Boohoo Ditches Wool After Vegan Exposé

Undercover footage has revealed workers beating petrified sheep, mutilating them, and slitting the throats of fully conscious animals

February 15, 2019 1:58 PM

Activist Genesis Butler Visiting Vatican 'To Ask Pope Francis To Go Vegan For Lent'

The action is part of a campaign called Million Dollar Vegan - which has offered a $1,000,000 donation to a charity of the pope's choice, if he ditches animal products during Lent

February 15, 2019 12:38 PM

Ricky Gervais And Vegan Peter Egan Back Campaign To Free Dogs From 'Cruel And Unnecessary' Experiments

The one-year-old dogs, which are in a lab in a major university in Gothenburg, are due to be killed at the end of the month - despite campaigners calling for them to be freed from brutal experiments

February 15, 2019 11:43 AM

'Dairy Lovers' Send Violent Death Threats To Vegan Activist

Animal advocate Joey Carbstrong has been inundated with angry messages telling him to 'jump off a cliff' and another saying 'when I get my hands on you...you're dead'

February 15, 2019 9:20 AM

Heather Mills Reveals Details Of Her New Affordable Vegan And Cruelty-Free Make-Up Range

The new range, which will be available to buy from Summer 2019, includes a capsule collection of nine products described as 'hard working and easy to apply'

February 15, 2019 8:52 AM

Politician Blasts Vegan Activists For 'Putting Safety Of Farm Animals At Risk'

Melina Bath branded activists who enter farms to document the suffering of animals 'unlawful' and said that farmers in Victoria 'are some of the best in the world and adhere to strict animal welfare laws'

February 14, 2019 1:40 PM

Cheeky Valentine's Day Campaign Says Vegans Have Better Sex

The mockumentary video was created by vegan charity PETA, which says the cholesterol in meat, eggs, and dairy foods contributes to hardening of the arteries and can slow the flow of blood to all the body's organs

February 14, 2019 11:08 AM

Top 5 Vegan Valentine's Day Recipes For Romantic Eats

From gooey, decadent mac and cheese to plump, juicy strawberries with crumbly shortbread and rich coconut cream, we've got you covered when it comes to recipes for Valentine's Day

February 14, 2019 10:31 AM

Vegan Told To 'Kill Herself' After Finding Chicken In McDonald's Veggie Wrap

The teenager complained about the incident on Twitter and soon found herself the target of misogynistic abuse from online bullies and trolls

February 13, 2019 3:32 PM

Designers Showing Fur At London Fashion Week Will Breach Its Animal Welfare Guidelines

Under the guidelines, animals who are used for their skins must be afforded five 'freedoms' - these include freedom from hunger and thirst; discomfort; pain, injury or disease; fear and distress. Fur farming is incompatible with these

February 13, 2019 2:39 PM

Marks & Spencer Launches Heart-Shaped Vegan Beet Burger For Valentine's Day

The patty is made from roasted beetroot and sweet onions and joins the high street store's growing line-up of vegan products

February 13, 2019 1:39 PM

Vegan Blasted For Being 'Smug' After Dairy Farmer Goes Out Of Business

Vegan activist Joey Carbstrong said he felt sympathy for the woman's plight - but added that the dairy industry is highly exploitative and causes immense suffering to cows

February 13, 2019 12:36 PM

Vegan Cheese Shop La Fauxmagerie Hits Back After Attack By Dairy UK

The founders of La Fauxmagerie in Brixton invited Dairy UK bosses to come to their store and sample plant-based cheeses - saying there is plenty of space in the market for everyone

February 13, 2019 11:33 AM

Vegan Entrepreneur Alex Petrides Makes Forbes '30 Under 30' List

The annual listing features what Forbes describes as a collection of young disruptors - 'bold risk-takers bringing new ideas to Europe'

February 13, 2019 10:41 AM

Ben & Jerry's Adds New Vegan Ice-Cream Flavors To Its Dairy-Free Range

The company first launched its dairy-free line in the US in 2016, with four flavors available. Since then the range has been more than doubled

February 12, 2019 5:47 PM

Greggs Vegan Sausage Roll To Launch In All 1,950 Shops: Date Announced

The high street bakery chain said there has been high customer demand for the animal-free alternative to its flagship product

February 12, 2019 5:15 PM

WATCH: Pro-Vegan Film 'Casa De Carne' Scoops Top Prize At Festival

The thought-provoking film about hard choices and hidden truths 'won first place for its impact highlighting issues of animal suffering in food production'

February 12, 2019 3:31 PM

UK Fried Chicken Chain Absurd Bird Launches Vegan Menu

The eatery wanted to emulate the tastes and textures of its traditional chicken dishes include chicken waffles, tenders, and fillets

February 12, 2019 2:18 PM

'Milk Is Like Meth' Says Leading Doctor

Dr. Milton Mills says he's on a 'mission to educate the public about the consequences of dairy - to both individual health and that of society'

February 12, 2019 12:34 PM

Vegan Olympian Launches Podcast About The Dangers Of Dairy

Silver medal cyclist Dotsie Bausch will host the show about how to live a dairy-free life along with former model, activist, and actress on Baywatch Alexandra Paul

February 12, 2019 11:14 AM

Dairy Industry Plans Action Against Vegan Cheese Shop 'La Fauxmagerie'

Dairy UK says it has a 'duty to ensure the nutritional and health benefits of real dairy are recognized by and communicated to consumers'

February 12, 2019 10:21 AM

Victoria Beckham Ditches Exotic Animal Skins After Vegan Appeal

The high-end fashion brand was already fur-free, now the designer is also banning alligator, crocodile, ostrich, and snake skins

February 11, 2019 6:15 PM

Top Vegan Events Coming To London's Iconic Roundhouse Venue

The events by Vevolution will feature thought-leaders in the vegan and plant-based fields, and feature special Sunday meals for attendees

February 11, 2019 1:35 PM

42% Of Meat Eaters Would Refuse To Date A Vegan Or Vegetarian

New data shows that meat eaters can be extremely picky when it comes to the eating habits and philosophy of their significant others

February 11, 2019 11:28 AM

Insects Facing Extinction Within 100 Years, According To New Report

If the rate of insect decline continues at the current rate, they could be extinct within a century, according to a new scientific review

February 11, 2019 10:59 AM

Virgin Trains Launches Vegan Wrap To Meet High Demand

The rail company has teamed up with The Vegan Society as more customers - vegans and others - have responded enthusiastically to the plant-based products onboard

February 11, 2019 9:57 AM

Meat Giant Tyson To Create Vegan Cheese, Meat, And Poultry

The company wants to tap into growing demand for plant-based products, increasing its portfolio which used to be based entirely on animal products

February 11, 2019 9:05 AM

Vegan Documentary '73 Cows' Wins BAFTA Award

The film tells the story of cattle farmer Jay Wilde who sent all his cows to a sanctuary and became vegan after grappling with the morality of what he was doing

February 9, 2019 1:14 PM

Giant Animal Kill Clock Shows Londoners Live Updates Of Animal Slaughter Numbers

The clock is part of the Million Dollar Vegan campaign which was launched by Veganuary Founders Matthew Glover and Jane Land earlier this week

February 9, 2019 12:48 PM

Travis Barker Talks About Being Vegan On Joe Rogan Podcast

The Blink 182 drummer talked about ditching animal products, health, and how he got involved in opening his vegan restaurant

February 9, 2019 12:11 PM

Iconic Sneaker Brand Veja Launches Vegan And Biodegradable Shoes Made From Corn

The company wanted to offer an ethical non-leather version of its wildly popular sneaker - but felt that plastic was not environmentally-friendly enough

February 8, 2019 6:56 PM

'Million Dollar Vegan' Activist Shut Out Of Instagram After Campaign Launch

The news is a blow to the young campaigner - Genesis Butler - who made global headlines earlier this week when she wrote to Pope Francis asking him to try veganism for Lent in return for a $1,000,000 donation to a charity of his choice

February 8, 2019 2:00 PM

Artisan Vegan Cheese Shop 'La Fauxmagerie' Opens In The UK

The London-based store, which will stock brands including Kinda Co., and Tyne Chease opens today. It will also stock bread, crackers, and chutney

February 8, 2019 11:41 AM

Giant Anti-Leather Billboard Placed Near Shopping Center By Vegan Activists

The board urges shoppers to opt for vegan fabrics instead, highlighting that animals suffer so their skins can be used for fashion, and that alternatives are available

February 8, 2019 11:01 AM

Dairy Farmers 'Quit In Record Numbers' - Vegan Activist Map And Data Laws Cited

Although the number of producers has fallen, herd sizes have not followed the same trend, with industry data showing the number of milking animals has increased

February 7, 2019 5:00 PM

Major Poultry Producer Sued Over 'Humane' Claims

Watchdog groups allege that Pilgrim's Pride's factory farm practices are 'inhumane' and 'environmentally irresponsible'

February 7, 2019 4:32 PM

Animal Farmers Turned Vegan To Speak At Major Food Conference

The Grow Green conference which will take place in April in London will address the growth of post-Brexit plant agriculture as well as look at how pastoral farmers can switch to arable

February 7, 2019 3:56 PM

'Vegan Threat To Dairy Should Be Taken Seriously' Says Farming Expert

Many dairy farmers are feeling under attack following Veganuary and the rise of veganism - as well as the publication of a map showing the addresses of dairy facilities across the UK

February 7, 2019 1:31 PM

Vegan Magnum Ice-Cream To Launch In The US

The bars are already available in multiple countries including Australia and the UK - now dairy-free consumers across America can buy the Magnums which come in two flavors

February 7, 2019 11:27 AM

Piers Morgan Will Donate $1 Million 'If All Vegans Shut-Up'

The outspoken TV host made the comments in response to a new campaign which offered $1 million to a charity of the pope's choice if he goes vegan for Lent

February 6, 2019 2:57 PM

Expected European Launch Date Announced For Vegan JUST Egg

The product - which was created as an ethical and more environmentally-friendly alternative to chicken's eggs - is currently available in the US and select restaurants in Singapore and Hong Kong.

February 6, 2019 12:55 PM

Waitrose Launches 14 New Vegan Products Including 'MLT' Sandwich

The high-end retailer has been expanding its animal-free offering in recent times, as consumers opt for more plant-based meals and snacks

February 6, 2019 9:45 AM

Pope Francis Offered $1 Million To Go Vegan For Lent In Celebrity-Backed Campaign

The Pope is being asked to ditch meat and dairy, with campaigners urging him to help fight climate change with diet change - in return for a significant donation to a charity of his choice

February 5, 2019 5:28 PM

Massive Numbers Of Young Adults Are Turning Away From Dairy

A recent survey has shown that environmental concerns are a driving factor for many of the 18-24-year-olds who have cut down on or completely ditched dairy

February 5, 2019 3:30 PM

Disneyland Named America's Most Vegan-Friendly Amusement Park

The 'Magic Kingdom' offers a range of animal-free dishes including Mickey-shaped waffles, vegan gumbo, and portobello Philly sandwiches

February 5, 2019 2:22 PM

Farming Bosses Brand Vegan Magnum A 'Problem For The Dairy Industry'

An Australian dairy organization says that dairy alternative products have been 'incorrectly labeled'. This has been disputed by Unilever, which owns Magnum

February 5, 2019 1:33 PM

British Furniture Brand Launches Vegan Leather Line Of Iconic Chesterfield Sofas

The company says it has been receiving an increasing number of inquiries from people looking for animal-free furniture - so it is ditching animal skin, glue, and fabric in its new line

February 5, 2019 12:35 PM

Cult Beauty Brand Drunk Elephant Now Cruelty-Free Certified - With Vegan Products

The line, which launched in the UK last year, is based on marula oil and got its name from the idea that elephants eat marula berries to get inebriated

February 5, 2019 12:00 PM

'91% Of Brits Adopting Flexitarian Diets' - Making Vegan Food Sales Surge

UK supermarket Sainsbury's has revealed that more and more of its customers are searching for - and buying - animal-free products as eating habits change

January 31, 2019 5:33 PM

High Tech Vegan Moving Mountains B12 Burger Launching In Ireland

The plant-based patty - which producers have branded the most impactful food invention of the century - will launch in February in Dublin eatery ThunderRoad Café

January 31, 2019 5:08 PM

Leading Doctors Launch Plant-Based Challenge For Heart Month

Heart Month is celebrated around the world every February - giving physicians a platform to advocate for heart disease prevention and promote heart health

January 31, 2019 3:37 PM

Crosstown To Launch Limited Edition Vegan Valentine Dough Bite Gift Box

The award-winning bakery will be selling the holiday dough bites in all its stores on February 14 only. It will also be available via pre-order

January 31, 2019 2:43 PM

Major Pub Chain Launches New Vegan Menu In Almost 200 Outlets

Vintage Inns - which runs pubs up and the nation - has added a range of plant-based dishes to its menu, saying demand for animal-free food is continuing to grow

January 31, 2019 1:08 PM

'Veganism Is No Longer Niche - And Hospitality Industry Is Responding' Says Industry Expert

The hospitality industry has seen a 123 percent rise in vegan-specific job roles over the past 12 months - with businesses expanding their staff skillsets as well as product ranges

January 31, 2019 10:49 AM

Veganuary Celebrates Biggest Year Ever With 250,000 Sign-Ups

The number of people taking the pledge in 2019 matched the total sign-ups from 2014-2018 - which Veganuary says shows 'how far veganism has come in recent years'

January 31, 2019 10:08 AM

VBites To Launch 10 New Vegan Cheese Flavors In UK And US

The company, which was founded by entrepreneur and athlete Heather Mills, recently acquired a 200,000 square foot factory to meet growing production demands - with plans to invest in another soon

January 30, 2019 3:37 PM

UK Vegan Population Will Skyrocket By 327% By 2020, Claims Poll

According to the survey results, the number of UK vegans will grow significantly over 2019, with pollsters claiming 2.9 people will be vegan within 12 months

January 30, 2019 2:56 PM

Vegan Orders From Uber Eats Skyrocket By 23% In January

The online food ordering and delivery platform believes the increase ties in with Veganuary - which has seen around 250,000 people pledge to ditch animal products for a year

January 30, 2019 2:19 PM

Major Western Businesses Funding 'Deplorable' Dairy Farms In Sri Lanka

An investigation of the growth of the country's industry has revealed disturbingly low levels of animal welfare

January 30, 2019 12:43 PM

New 'Beefy' Vegan Burger Is Lightlife's 'Most Innovative' Launch

The burger, which is made from pea protein, coconut oil, and beet powder is said to have a 'juicy, beefy texture' by the company

January 30, 2019 11:40 AM

Top Plant-Based Physician Dr. Neal Barnard Demonstrates Against McDonald's Bacon Hour

The health advocate was joined by his colleagues from the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine. They warned customers of the dangers posed by eating bacon

January 30, 2019 10:39 AM

Award-Winning Vegan Company One Planet Pizza Launching In Ocado

The two-year-old brand, which is run by a father-and-son team, was the first to introduce frozen vegan pizza to the UK market. Now it is expanding its reach in the retail market

January 29, 2019 8:14 PM

Dragon's Den Star Deborah Meaden 'Moving Towards Veganism'

The top businesswoman turned down an investment opportunity because the product included animal ingredients - saying both she and the market are moving away from animal use

January 29, 2019 5:44 PM

'Interest In Veganism Is Soaring' Says Charity Boss As She Launches App

The new app will help people give veganism a go, providing recipes and advice, and is launching as Veganuary draws to a close

January 29, 2019 4:30 PM

Papa John's Pizza 'Served Dairy Cheese After Running Out Of Vegan'

The chain eatery launched its new vegan options yesterday, and according to a spokesperson, has almost sold out. Now people have taken to social media to claim they were given non-vegan cheese

January 29, 2019 3:54 PM

Senate Passes Virginia Cruelty-Free Cosmetics Act

The state is now closer to prohibiting the sale of cosmetics which include ingredients that have been newly tested on animals. If passed, the new law would take effect from 2020

January 29, 2019 2:12 PM

Award-Winning Swedish Brand Oumph! To Launch Vegan Burger

The company has expanded its operations in recent times - recently launching its products in Ireland. Now it is adding to its range with a new plant-based patty

January 29, 2019 12:46 PM

Farmer Gives 20 Lambs To Sanctuary As He Can't Face Slaughtering Them

The Devon farmer realized he was 'too upset' to have the animals killed after finding the journey to the slaughterhouse too hard - and instead decided to let them live out their days in peace

January 29, 2019 11:44 AM

The Royal Collection Trust Ditches Mohair After Vegan Exposé

The Trust has removed a mohair item from its collection and has confirmed it will be sourcing alternative materials for future products

January 29, 2019 11:14 AM

Asda Launches New 'Dirty Vegan' Food Range In 300 UK Stores

The new line, which includes classic favorites like 'chicken' nuggest and kiev, and vegan fish fingers, was 'inspired by the best vegan food you can eat out'

January 29, 2019 10:23 AM

UK Farmers Furious As Vegan Activists Publish Map Of Dairy Farms

The campaigners behind the interactive map want to expose what they describe as the 'dirty business' of dairy farming - but farmers feel they are being exposed to harrassment

January 28, 2019 5:59 PM

UK Airline Launches Hot Vegan In-Flight Meal To Meet Demand

Jet2.com has added a Penne Arrabbiata meal to its menu, which passengers can buy. It has also added a vegan logo to appropriate products

January 28, 2019 2:46 PM

'It's Never Too Late To Change' Says 97-Year-Old Vegan

Anne Evers ditched animal products when she was 95-years-old. Since then she has grown a large social media following, sharing snippets of her inspiring life online

January 28, 2019 11:16 AM

'Vegan Sales Are Up And Meat Is On Decline', Says Sainsbury's

The retail giant is moving its plant-based alternative products - including sausages, burgers, and mince - next to its meat counters in stores

January 25, 2019 6:00 PM

McDonald's Launches Vegan McFalafel In Sweden

The fast-food giant has expanded its vegan offering in recent times - with new burgers, a wrap, and this latest dish all on the menu

January 25, 2019 4:32 PM

Vegan Diets Are Better For Athletes' Heart Health, Says Review

The review showed that a plant-based diet can boost heart health, performance, and recovery in sportspeople

January 25, 2019 2:09 PM

Activists Protest Against McDonald's For Its 'Grotesque' Animal Cruelty

One campaigner said the fast food giant 'puts chickens through hell' - and said it 'wields enormous power to transform animal welfare standards for millions of livestock'

January 25, 2019 1:27 PM

Major Breakthrough In Human-On-A-Chip Testing Could Help End Animal Experimentation

Animal welfare campaigners say the new technology 'is superior to animal tests and more accurately reflects what will happen in people'

January 25, 2019 11:51 AM

Vegan Anti-Wool Billboards Placed In Major US Cities

The boards urge people to opt for animal-free fibers and avoid supporting cruelty by ditching wool. The campaign follows a number of high profile exposes, revealing animal abuse in the wool industry

January 25, 2019 10:21 AM

Starbucks UK Launches Vegan Mac And Cheese

The global coffee giant has made a commitment to expand its vegan offering - and more products have been hitting its shelves in recent months, with more food and beverage options available

January 25, 2019 10:13 AM

Award-Winning Vegan 'Meat' Oumph! Launches In Ireland

The Swedish brand's initial launch - which is aimed at vegans, vegetarians, and flexitarians - includes five products which are available in store now

January 24, 2019 1:26 PM

Papa John's Pizza Launches Vegan Cheese Nationwide In The UK

The chain recently revealed it would be adding vegan cheese to its menu - now it has confirmed what new animal-free dishes will be on offer

January 24, 2019 1:19 PM

Leading Vegan Activist Mounts Campaign Calling On Piers Morgan To Stop Defending Animal Abuse

Advocate Joey Carbstrong has taken some of the TV host's arguments against veganism - and criticizes their credibility and validity

January 24, 2019 11:09 AM

Dr. Neal Barnard's Vegan Health Organization Is 'Top 10 Health Influencer in China'

The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine offers multiple programs throughout China educating people about disease prevention via a plant-based diet

January 24, 2019 10:54 AM

Complaints Against Vegan Electricity Company Dismissed By Ad Watchdog

One of the adverts by Ecotricity showed minced meat coming out of an electric socket - leading to two complainants branding the adverts 'offensive and distressing'

January 24, 2019 10:11 AM

93% Of People Buying Vegan Beyond Meat Products Are Also Buying Meat, Says Report

The high tech startup, which has expanded its reach significantly in the last year, has always targetted the omnivore market as well as vegans and vegetarians

January 23, 2019 6:27 PM

Vegan 'Dominion' Director Challenges Top Politician To A Public Debate Over Animal Agriculture

The challenge follows the release of an interactive map of factory farms and slaughterhouses - which has prompted rage from some farmers who want to maintain the privacy of their operations

January 23, 2019 1:03 PM

Tesco Launches Vegan Haggis In England And Wales As Scottish Demand Skyrockets 120% In A Year

The traditional Scottish product is made from sheep heart, liver, and lungs. The vegan alternative is made from seeds, nuts, and oats - mixed with spices and stock for flavor

January 23, 2019 12:33 PM

Vegan Exposé Shows Dairy Workers Hurting Calves 'For Fun And Excitement'

The workers used hot irons to prevent animals' horns from growing - without any anesthetics or pain relief. Footage shows the calves kicking and crying out in 'agony' as smoke rises from their flesh

January 23, 2019 11:58 AM

New Canada Food Guide Ditches Dairy And Says 'Eat More Vegan Foods'

The new suggestions have made global headlines - with the dairy industry angry at being left out. But one major health organization said it was 'pleased with the federal government's overall direction'

January 23, 2019 10:53 AM

Vegan Documentary 'Land of Hope and Glory' To Screen Next Month

The film, created by activist organization Surge, features footage from around 100 farming facilities across the UK, painting a portrait of modern British farming

January 23, 2019 10:31 AM

45% Of Brits 'Would Like To Go Vegan' But Can't Ditch Cheese, Says Poll

The data, accrued by vegan cheese company Violife, looks at some of the reasons stopping people from ditching animal products - and the misconceptions about plant-based diets

January 22, 2019 4:36 PM

Vegan Cheese Advert To Air On Mainstream UK TV From Today

Cheese brand Violife has launched its first TV campaign for its dairy-free cheese with two TV spots and accompanying social media

February 18, 2019 5:31 PM

Vegan 'Bones' Star Emily Deschanel Says She’s ‘Motivated By Animals’

The actor who plays who plays Dr. Temperance ‘Bones’ Brennan on hit TV show Bones spoke about vegan fashion and raising plant-based children

February 18, 2019 3:25 PM

UK Restaurants 'Scrambling To Meet' Skyrocketing Demand For Vegan Food

Animal rights charity PETA has launched a guide for hospitality organizations including restaurants and pubs, to help them expand their vegan repertoires

February 18, 2019 12:53 PM

Natwest Bank Worker Tells Customer 'All Vegans Should Be Punched'

The major bank has now apologized and has revealed that the worker in question is facing disciplinary action. It has offered the customer compensation

February 18, 2019 12:01 PM

Vegan Activists Protest Against Wool At London Fashion Week

The campaigners from animal rights charity PETA wanted to 'highlight the suffering of sheep exploited for wool' - and how most people are unaware of it

February 18, 2019 11:34 AM

BAFTA Winning Vegan Film '73 Cows' Available To Watch Online Now

The film tells the story of former cattle farmer Jay Wilde who gave his cows to a sanctuary when he could no longer deal with the guilt of sending them to slaughter

February 18, 2019 10:44 AM

86% Of Pigs Slaughtered Using 'Inhumane' CO2 In England And Wales

New data from the Food Standards Agency shows a staggering number of animals killed using the gas - which campaigners describe as an 'unacceptable' method of slaughter

February 18, 2019 10:07 AM

'More Over-60's Than Ever Are Going Vegan' Says Report

While the movement is usually associated with younger people, an article by The Telegraph says an increasing number of older people are opting to ditch animal products - and experiencing the health benefits of doing so

February 15, 2019 2:37 PM

Global Fashion Giant Boohoo Ditches Wool After Vegan Exposé

Undercover footage has revealed workers beating petrified sheep, mutilating them, and slitting the throats of fully conscious animals

February 15, 2019 1:58 PM

Activist Genesis Butler Visiting Vatican 'To Ask Pope Francis To Go Vegan For Lent'

The action is part of a campaign called Million Dollar Vegan - which has offered a $1,000,000 donation to a charity of the pope's choice, if he ditches animal products during Lent

February 15, 2019 12:38 PM

Ricky Gervais And Vegan Peter Egan Back Campaign To Free Dogs From 'Cruel And Unnecessary' Experiments

The one-year-old dogs, which are in a lab in a major university in Gothenburg, are due to be killed at the end of the month - despite campaigners calling for them to be freed from brutal experiments

February 15, 2019 11:43 AM

'Dairy Lovers' Send Violent Death Threats To Vegan Activist

Animal advocate Joey Carbstrong has been inundated with angry messages telling him to 'jump off a cliff' and another saying 'when I get my hands on you...you're dead'

February 15, 2019 9:20 AM

Heather Mills Reveals Details Of Her New Affordable Vegan And Cruelty-Free Make-Up Range

The new range, which will be available to buy from Summer 2019, includes a capsule collection of nine products described as 'hard working and easy to apply'

February 15, 2019 8:52 AM

Politician Blasts Vegan Activists For 'Putting Safety Of Farm Animals At Risk'

Melina Bath branded activists who enter farms to document the suffering of animals 'unlawful' and said that farmers in Victoria 'are some of the best in the world and adhere to strict animal welfare laws'

February 14, 2019 1:40 PM

Cheeky Valentine's Day Campaign Says Vegans Have Better Sex

The mockumentary video was created by vegan charity PETA, which says the cholesterol in meat, eggs, and dairy foods contributes to hardening of the arteries and can slow the flow of blood to all the body's organs

February 14, 2019 11:08 AM

Top 5 Vegan Valentine's Day Recipes For Romantic Eats

From gooey, decadent mac and cheese to plump, juicy strawberries with crumbly shortbread and rich coconut cream, we've got you covered when it comes to recipes for Valentine's Day

February 14, 2019 10:31 AM

Vegan Told To 'Kill Herself' After Finding Chicken In McDonald's Veggie Wrap

The teenager complained about the incident on Twitter and soon found herself the target of misogynistic abuse from online bullies and trolls

February 13, 2019 3:32 PM

Designers Showing Fur At London Fashion Week Will Breach Its Animal Welfare Guidelines

Under the guidelines, animals who are used for their skins must be afforded five 'freedoms' - these include freedom from hunger and thirst; discomfort; pain, injury or disease; fear and distress. Fur farming is incompatible with these

February 13, 2019 2:39 PM

Marks & Spencer Launches Heart-Shaped Vegan Beet Burger For Valentine's Day

The patty is made from roasted beetroot and sweet onions and joins the high street store's growing line-up of vegan products

February 13, 2019 1:39 PM

Vegan Blasted For Being 'Smug' After Dairy Farmer Goes Out Of Business

Vegan activist Joey Carbstrong said he felt sympathy for the woman's plight - but added that the dairy industry is highly exploitative and causes immense suffering to cows

February 13, 2019 12:36 PM

Vegan Cheese Shop La Fauxmagerie Hits Back After Attack By Dairy UK

The founders of La Fauxmagerie in Brixton invited Dairy UK bosses to come to their store and sample plant-based cheeses - saying there is plenty of space in the market for everyone

February 13, 2019 11:33 AM

Vegan Entrepreneur Alex Petrides Makes Forbes '30 Under 30' List

The annual listing features what Forbes describes as a collection of young disruptors - 'bold risk-takers bringing new ideas to Europe'

February 13, 2019 10:41 AM

Ben & Jerry's Adds New Vegan Ice-Cream Flavors To Its Dairy-Free Range

The company first launched its dairy-free line in the US in 2016, with four flavors available. Since then the range has been more than doubled

February 12, 2019 5:47 PM

Greggs Vegan Sausage Roll To Launch In All 1,950 Shops: Date Announced

The high street bakery chain said there has been high customer demand for the animal-free alternative to its flagship product

February 12, 2019 5:15 PM

WATCH: Pro-Vegan Film 'Casa De Carne' Scoops Top Prize At Festival

The thought-provoking film about hard choices and hidden truths 'won first place for its impact highlighting issues of animal suffering in food production'

February 12, 2019 3:31 PM

UK Fried Chicken Chain Absurd Bird Launches Vegan Menu

The eatery wanted to emulate the tastes and textures of its traditional chicken dishes include chicken waffles, tenders, and fillets

February 12, 2019 2:18 PM

'Milk Is Like Meth' Says Leading Doctor

Dr. Milton Mills says he's on a 'mission to educate the public about the consequences of dairy - to both individual health and that of society'

February 12, 2019 12:34 PM

Vegan Olympian Launches Podcast About The Dangers Of Dairy

Silver medal cyclist Dotsie Bausch will host the show about how to live a dairy-free life along with former model, activist, and actress on Baywatch Alexandra Paul

February 12, 2019 11:14 AM

Dairy Industry Plans Action Against Vegan Cheese Shop 'La Fauxmagerie'

Dairy UK says it has a 'duty to ensure the nutritional and health benefits of real dairy are recognized by and communicated to consumers'

February 12, 2019 10:21 AM

Victoria Beckham Ditches Exotic Animal Skins After Vegan Appeal

The high-end fashion brand was already fur-free, now the designer is also banning alligator, crocodile, ostrich, and snake skins

February 11, 2019 6:15 PM

Top Vegan Events Coming To London's Iconic Roundhouse Venue

The events by Vevolution will feature thought-leaders in the vegan and plant-based fields, and feature special Sunday meals for attendees

February 11, 2019 1:35 PM

42% Of Meat Eaters Would Refuse To Date A Vegan Or Vegetarian

New data shows that meat eaters can be extremely picky when it comes to the eating habits and philosophy of their significant others

February 11, 2019 11:28 AM

Insects Facing Extinction Within 100 Years, According To New Report

If the rate of insect decline continues at the current rate, they could be extinct within a century, according to a new scientific review

February 11, 2019 10:59 AM

Virgin Trains Launches Vegan Wrap To Meet High Demand

The rail company has teamed up with The Vegan Society as more customers - vegans and others - have responded enthusiastically to the plant-based products onboard

February 11, 2019 9:57 AM

Meat Giant Tyson To Create Vegan Cheese, Meat, And Poultry

The company wants to tap into growing demand for plant-based products, increasing its portfolio which used to be based entirely on animal products

February 11, 2019 9:05 AM

Vegan Documentary '73 Cows' Wins BAFTA Award

The film tells the story of cattle farmer Jay Wilde who sent all his cows to a sanctuary and became vegan after grappling with the morality of what he was doing

February 9, 2019 1:14 PM

Giant Animal Kill Clock Shows Londoners Live Updates Of Animal Slaughter Numbers

The clock is part of the Million Dollar Vegan campaign which was launched by Veganuary Founders Matthew Glover and Jane Land earlier this week

February 9, 2019 12:48 PM

Travis Barker Talks About Being Vegan On Joe Rogan Podcast

The Blink 182 drummer talked about ditching animal products, health, and how he got involved in opening his vegan restaurant

February 9, 2019 12:11 PM

Iconic Sneaker Brand Veja Launches Vegan And Biodegradable Shoes Made From Corn

The company wanted to offer an ethical non-leather version of its wildly popular sneaker - but felt that plastic was not environmentally-friendly enough

February 8, 2019 6:56 PM

'Million Dollar Vegan' Activist Shut Out Of Instagram After Campaign Launch

The news is a blow to the young campaigner - Genesis Butler - who made global headlines earlier this week when she wrote to Pope Francis asking him to try veganism for Lent in return for a $1,000,000 donation to a charity of his choice

February 8, 2019 2:00 PM

Artisan Vegan Cheese Shop 'La Fauxmagerie' Opens In The UK

The London-based store, which will stock brands including Kinda Co., and Tyne Chease opens today. It will also stock bread, crackers, and chutney

February 8, 2019 11:41 AM

Giant Anti-Leather Billboard Placed Near Shopping Center By Vegan Activists

The board urges shoppers to opt for vegan fabrics instead, highlighting that animals suffer so their skins can be used for fashion, and that alternatives are available

February 8, 2019 11:01 AM

Dairy Farmers 'Quit In Record Numbers' - Vegan Activist Map And Data Laws Cited

Although the number of producers has fallen, herd sizes have not followed the same trend, with industry data showing the number of milking animals has increased

February 7, 2019 5:00 PM

Major Poultry Producer Sued Over 'Humane' Claims

Watchdog groups allege that Pilgrim's Pride's factory farm practices are 'inhumane' and 'environmentally irresponsible'

February 7, 2019 4:32 PM

Animal Farmers Turned Vegan To Speak At Major Food Conference

The Grow Green conference which will take place in April in London will address the growth of post-Brexit plant agriculture as well as look at how pastoral farmers can switch to arable

February 7, 2019 3:56 PM

'Vegan Threat To Dairy Should Be Taken Seriously' Says Farming Expert

Many dairy farmers are feeling under attack following Veganuary and the rise of veganism - as well as the publication of a map showing the addresses of dairy facilities across the UK

February 7, 2019 1:31 PM

Vegan Magnum Ice-Cream To Launch In The US

The bars are already available in multiple countries including Australia and the UK - now dairy-free consumers across America can buy the Magnums which come in two flavors

February 7, 2019 11:27 AM

Piers Morgan Will Donate $1 Million 'If All Vegans Shut-Up'

The outspoken TV host made the comments in response to a new campaign which offered $1 million to a charity of the pope's choice if he goes vegan for Lent

February 6, 2019 2:57 PM

Expected European Launch Date Announced For Vegan JUST Egg

The product - which was created as an ethical and more environmentally-friendly alternative to chicken's eggs - is currently available in the US and select restaurants in Singapore and Hong Kong.

February 6, 2019 12:55 PM

Waitrose Launches 14 New Vegan Products Including 'MLT' Sandwich

The high-end retailer has been expanding its animal-free offering in recent times, as consumers opt for more plant-based meals and snacks

February 6, 2019 9:45 AM

Pope Francis Offered $1 Million To Go Vegan For Lent In Celebrity-Backed Campaign

The Pope is being asked to ditch meat and dairy, with campaigners urging him to help fight climate change with diet change - in return for a significant donation to a charity of his choice

February 5, 2019 5:28 PM

Massive Numbers Of Young Adults Are Turning Away From Dairy

A recent survey has shown that environmental concerns are a driving factor for many of the 18-24-year-olds who have cut down on or completely ditched dairy

February 5, 2019 3:30 PM

Disneyland Named America's Most Vegan-Friendly Amusement Park

The 'Magic Kingdom' offers a range of animal-free dishes including Mickey-shaped waffles, vegan gumbo, and portobello Philly sandwiches

February 5, 2019 2:22 PM

Farming Bosses Brand Vegan Magnum A 'Problem For The Dairy Industry'

An Australian dairy organization says that dairy alternative products have been 'incorrectly labeled'. This has been disputed by Unilever, which owns Magnum

February 5, 2019 1:33 PM

British Furniture Brand Launches Vegan Leather Line Of Iconic Chesterfield Sofas

The company says it has been receiving an increasing number of inquiries from people looking for animal-free furniture - so it is ditching animal skin, glue, and fabric in its new line

February 5, 2019 12:35 PM

Cult Beauty Brand Drunk Elephant Now Cruelty-Free Certified - With Vegan Products

The line, which launched in the UK last year, is based on marula oil and got its name from the idea that elephants eat marula berries to get inebriated

February 5, 2019 12:00 PM

'91% Of Brits Adopting Flexitarian Diets' - Making Vegan Food Sales Surge

UK supermarket Sainsbury's has revealed that more and more of its customers are searching for - and buying - animal-free products as eating habits change

January 31, 2019 5:33 PM

High Tech Vegan Moving Mountains B12 Burger Launching In Ireland

The plant-based patty - which producers have branded the most impactful food invention of the century - will launch in February in Dublin eatery ThunderRoad Café

January 31, 2019 5:08 PM

Leading Doctors Launch Plant-Based Challenge For Heart Month

Heart Month is celebrated around the world every February - giving physicians a platform to advocate for heart disease prevention and promote heart health

January 31, 2019 3:37 PM

Crosstown To Launch Limited Edition Vegan Valentine Dough Bite Gift Box

The award-winning bakery will be selling the holiday dough bites in all its stores on February 14 only. It will also be available via pre-order

January 31, 2019 2:43 PM

Major Pub Chain Launches New Vegan Menu In Almost 200 Outlets

Vintage Inns - which runs pubs up and the nation - has added a range of plant-based dishes to its menu, saying demand for animal-free food is continuing to grow

January 31, 2019 1:08 PM

'Veganism Is No Longer Niche - And Hospitality Industry Is Responding' Says Industry Expert

The hospitality industry has seen a 123 percent rise in vegan-specific job roles over the past 12 months - with businesses expanding their staff skillsets as well as product ranges

January 31, 2019 10:49 AM

Veganuary Celebrates Biggest Year Ever With 250,000 Sign-Ups

The number of people taking the pledge in 2019 matched the total sign-ups from 2014-2018 - which Veganuary says shows 'how far veganism has come in recent years'

January 31, 2019 10:08 AM

VBites To Launch 10 New Vegan Cheese Flavors In UK And US

The company, which was founded by entrepreneur and athlete Heather Mills, recently acquired a 200,000 square foot factory to meet growing production demands - with plans to invest in another soon

January 30, 2019 3:37 PM

UK Vegan Population Will Skyrocket By 327% By 2020, Claims Poll

According to the survey results, the number of UK vegans will grow significantly over 2019, with pollsters claiming 2.9 people will be vegan within 12 months

January 30, 2019 2:56 PM

Vegan Orders From Uber Eats Skyrocket By 23% In January

The online food ordering and delivery platform believes the increase ties in with Veganuary - which has seen around 250,000 people pledge to ditch animal products for a year

January 30, 2019 2:19 PM

Major Western Businesses Funding 'Deplorable' Dairy Farms In Sri Lanka

An investigation of the growth of the country's industry has revealed disturbingly low levels of animal welfare

January 30, 2019 12:43 PM

New 'Beefy' Vegan Burger Is Lightlife's 'Most Innovative' Launch

The burger, which is made from pea protein, coconut oil, and beet powder is said to have a 'juicy, beefy texture' by the company

January 30, 2019 11:40 AM

Top Plant-Based Physician Dr. Neal Barnard Demonstrates Against McDonald's Bacon Hour

The health advocate was joined by his colleagues from the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine. They warned customers of the dangers posed by eating bacon

January 30, 2019 10:39 AM

Award-Winning Vegan Company One Planet Pizza Launching In Ocado

The two-year-old brand, which is run by a father-and-son team, was the first to introduce frozen vegan pizza to the UK market. Now it is expanding its reach in the retail market

January 29, 2019 8:14 PM

Dragon's Den Star Deborah Meaden 'Moving Towards Veganism'

The top businesswoman turned down an investment opportunity because the product included animal ingredients - saying both she and the market are moving away from animal use

January 29, 2019 5:44 PM

'Interest In Veganism Is Soaring' Says Charity Boss As She Launches App

The new app will help people give veganism a go, providing recipes and advice, and is launching as Veganuary draws to a close

January 29, 2019 4:30 PM

Papa John's Pizza 'Served Dairy Cheese After Running Out Of Vegan'

The chain eatery launched its new vegan options yesterday, and according to a spokesperson, has almost sold out. Now people have taken to social media to claim they were given non-vegan cheese

January 29, 2019 3:54 PM

Senate Passes Virginia Cruelty-Free Cosmetics Act

The state is now closer to prohibiting the sale of cosmetics which include ingredients that have been newly tested on animals. If passed, the new law would take effect from 2020

January 29, 2019 2:12 PM

Award-Winning Swedish Brand Oumph! To Launch Vegan Burger

The company has expanded its operations in recent times - recently launching its products in Ireland. Now it is adding to its range with a new plant-based patty

January 29, 2019 12:46 PM

Farmer Gives 20 Lambs To Sanctuary As He Can't Face Slaughtering Them

The Devon farmer realized he was 'too upset' to have the animals killed after finding the journey to the slaughterhouse too hard - and instead decided to let them live out their days in peace

January 29, 2019 11:44 AM

The Royal Collection Trust Ditches Mohair After Vegan Exposé

The Trust has removed a mohair item from its collection and has confirmed it will be sourcing alternative materials for future products

January 29, 2019 11:14 AM

Asda Launches New 'Dirty Vegan' Food Range In 300 UK Stores

The new line, which includes classic favorites like 'chicken' nuggest and kiev, and vegan fish fingers, was 'inspired by the best vegan food you can eat out'

January 29, 2019 10:23 AM

UK Farmers Furious As Vegan Activists Publish Map Of Dairy Farms

The campaigners behind the interactive map want to expose what they describe as the 'dirty business' of dairy farming - but farmers feel they are being exposed to harrassment

January 28, 2019 5:59 PM

UK Airline Launches Hot Vegan In-Flight Meal To Meet Demand

Jet2.com has added a Penne Arrabbiata meal to its menu, which passengers can buy. It has also added a vegan logo to appropriate products

January 28, 2019 2:46 PM

'It's Never Too Late To Change' Says 97-Year-Old Vegan

Anne Evers ditched animal products when she was 95-years-old. Since then she has grown a large social media following, sharing snippets of her inspiring life online

January 28, 2019 11:16 AM

'Vegan Sales Are Up And Meat Is On Decline', Says Sainsbury's

The retail giant is moving its plant-based alternative products - including sausages, burgers, and mince - next to its meat counters in stores

January 25, 2019 6:00 PM

McDonald's Launches Vegan McFalafel In Sweden

The fast-food giant has expanded its vegan offering in recent times - with new burgers, a wrap, and this latest dish all on the menu

January 25, 2019 4:32 PM

Vegan Diets Are Better For Athletes' Heart Health, Says Review

The review showed that a plant-based diet can boost heart health, performance, and recovery in sportspeople

January 25, 2019 2:09 PM

Activists Protest Against McDonald's For Its 'Grotesque' Animal Cruelty

One campaigner said the fast food giant 'puts chickens through hell' - and said it 'wields enormous power to transform animal welfare standards for millions of livestock'

January 25, 2019 1:27 PM

Major Breakthrough In Human-On-A-Chip Testing Could Help End Animal Experimentation

Animal welfare campaigners say the new technology 'is superior to animal tests and more accurately reflects what will happen in people'

January 25, 2019 11:51 AM

Vegan Anti-Wool Billboards Placed In Major US Cities

The boards urge people to opt for animal-free fibers and avoid supporting cruelty by ditching wool. The campaign follows a number of high profile exposes, revealing animal abuse in the wool industry

January 25, 2019 10:21 AM

Starbucks UK Launches Vegan Mac And Cheese

The global coffee giant has made a commitment to expand its vegan offering - and more products have been hitting its shelves in recent months, with more food and beverage options available

January 25, 2019 10:13 AM

Award-Winning Vegan 'Meat' Oumph! Launches In Ireland

The Swedish brand's initial launch - which is aimed at vegans, vegetarians, and flexitarians - includes five products which are available in store now

January 24, 2019 1:26 PM

Papa John's Pizza Launches Vegan Cheese Nationwide In The UK

The chain recently revealed it would be adding vegan cheese to its menu - now it has confirmed what new animal-free dishes will be on offer

January 24, 2019 1:19 PM

Leading Vegan Activist Mounts Campaign Calling On Piers Morgan To Stop Defending Animal Abuse

Advocate Joey Carbstrong has taken some of the TV host's arguments against veganism - and criticizes their credibility and validity

January 24, 2019 11:09 AM

Dr. Neal Barnard's Vegan Health Organization Is 'Top 10 Health Influencer in China'

The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine offers multiple programs throughout China educating people about disease prevention via a plant-based diet

January 24, 2019 10:54 AM

Complaints Against Vegan Electricity Company Dismissed By Ad Watchdog

One of the adverts by Ecotricity showed minced meat coming out of an electric socket - leading to two complainants branding the adverts 'offensive and distressing'

January 24, 2019 10:11 AM

93% Of People Buying Vegan Beyond Meat Products Are Also Buying Meat, Says Report

The high tech startup, which has expanded its reach significantly in the last year, has always targetted the omnivore market as well as vegans and vegetarians

January 23, 2019 6:27 PM

Vegan 'Dominion' Director Challenges Top Politician To A Public Debate Over Animal Agriculture

The challenge follows the release of an interactive map of factory farms and slaughterhouses - which has prompted rage from some farmers who want to maintain the privacy of their operations

January 23, 2019 1:03 PM

Tesco Launches Vegan Haggis In England And Wales As Scottish Demand Skyrockets 120% In A Year

The traditional Scottish product is made from sheep heart, liver, and lungs. The vegan alternative is made from seeds, nuts, and oats - mixed with spices and stock for flavor

January 23, 2019 12:33 PM

Vegan Exposé Shows Dairy Workers Hurting Calves 'For Fun And Excitement'

The workers used hot irons to prevent animals' horns from growing - without any anesthetics or pain relief. Footage shows the calves kicking and crying out in 'agony' as smoke rises from their flesh

January 23, 2019 11:58 AM

New Canada Food Guide Ditches Dairy And Says 'Eat More Vegan Foods'

The new suggestions have made global headlines - with the dairy industry angry at being left out. But one major health organization said it was 'pleased with the federal government's overall direction'

January 23, 2019 10:53 AM

Vegan Documentary 'Land of Hope and Glory' To Screen Next Month

The film, created by activist organization Surge, features footage from around 100 farming facilities across the UK, painting a portrait of modern British farming

January 23, 2019 10:31 AM

45% Of Brits 'Would Like To Go Vegan' But Can't Ditch Cheese, Says Poll

The data, accrued by vegan cheese company Violife, looks at some of the reasons stopping people from ditching animal products - and the misconceptions about plant-based diets

January 22, 2019 4:36 PM

Vegan Cheese Advert To Air On Mainstream UK TV From Today

Cheese brand Violife has launched its first TV campaign for its dairy-free cheese with two TV spots and accompanying social media