Maria Chiorando

June 19, 2019 5:35 PM

Vegan James Cameron Says: 'We Need A Meatless World In 20 Years'

The environmentalist, who is currently filming in New Zealand, made the comments in an interview where he spoke about the damage animal agriculture inflicts on the planet

June 19, 2019 4:13 PM

Pigs Killed After Lorry Carrying 190 Animals Overturns On M32

The driver of the lorry is said to have suffered from injuries, which are not believed to be life-changing

June 19, 2019 3:02 PM

Del Taco Launches 2 Burritos With Vegan Beyond Meat In 580 Outlets

The new launches follow the major success of the chain's Beyond Taco, more than 2,000,000 of which have been sold since April

June 19, 2019 12:56 PM

Tesco Investigates After Prankster Swaps Labels On Meat And Veggie Lasagne

The perpetrator of the switch bragged about the prank on Facebook - earning backlash from fellow social media users, who said the 'joke' could kill someone

June 19, 2019 10:52 AM

Vegan Oatly Ice-Cream Launches In The US

Seven flavors of the oat milk-based ice-cream will be available in bodegas across New York, reaching Whole Foods and Wegman's later this Fall

June 19, 2019 10:20 AM

36% Of British Meat-Eaters Buy Specialist Vegan And Veggie Products

Data shows the consumers in both the UK and US are turning towards meat alternative products

June 18, 2019 3:37 PM

Undercover Footage Shows Brutal Slaughter Of Pigs In Cambodia

The video, which shows shirtless workers repeatedly clubbing the animals in the head, has led campaigners to call for animal welfare reform

June 18, 2019 12:12 PM

Greggs Lover Vows To Eat Vegan Sausage Roll At Every Store In The UK

'When Greggs brought out the Vegan Sausage roll I was in heaven - I'm on a mission'

June 14, 2019 5:35 PM

'We Can End Animal Agriculture By 2035', Says Scientist

Pat Brown, the founder of Impossible Foods, says his mission may sound difficult - but he believes it can be done, and he is serious about achieving it

June 14, 2019 5:01 PM

Tesco Plant-Based Director To Speak At Vegan Business Bootcamp

The event will also feature other entrepreneurs and business leaders from the field, including the founders of Huel, and allplants among others

June 14, 2019 3:09 PM

Vegan Musician Johnny Marr Urges Greek Minister To End 'Wretched' Donkey Rides

The plea follows an investigation which revealed that the animals are often forced to carry extremely heavy loads, and then left tethered in the blazing sun without water or shade

June 14, 2019 2:07 PM

New Video Urges Public To Go Vegan On Stop Live Transport International Awareness Day

'We urge all who oppose animal cruelty to join us, bear witness and choose a kind, healthy diet. Choose vegan'

June 14, 2019 12:42 PM

Byron Launches Two Vegan Burgers - With Beyond Burger Patty

'We designed the burgers to be enjoyed by committed vegans and people who just want to cut down on their meat consumption, without compromising on flavor'

June 14, 2019 11:04 AM

Vegan Billie Eilish Says Farm Animals Are 'Tortured For Your Pleasure'

The teen music sensation shared a video of the recent Fair Oaks Farm expose - which uncovered multiple instances of calves being abused. She shared the message with her 26 million Instagram followers

June 13, 2019 9:32 AM

KFC Trials Vegan Chicken Burger Called 'The Imposter'

The burger, which features a quorn fillet coated in a the chain's traditional cripsy batter, will be available from June 17 for four weeks in selected restaurants

June 12, 2019 3:57 PM

Most Meat In 2040 'Will Be Vegan Or Cultured - Not From Dead Animals', Says Report

Huge amounts of money have been invested in both the plant-based and cultured meat industries - with massive developments expected in coming years

June 12, 2019 3:13 PM

Tesla Models 3 And Y To Go 100% Vegan By End Of 2020

While the company offers non-leather interiors, animal-free steering wheels must be ordered off-menu. As of next year, these two models will come with a vegan wheel as standard

June 12, 2019 12:48 PM

Investigation Reveals Torture Of Elephants And Primates In Thailand Tourist Industry

The animals were jabbed with sharp metal spikes then left with bleeding wounds, forced to perform tricks, and stopped from interacting with each other

June 12, 2019 11:49 AM

Food Giant Says 'Final Goodbye' To Meat To Concentrate On Skyrocketing Vegan Market

Vivera Foodgroup, which is one of Europe's biggest plant-based producers, has sold meat company Enkco, describing the move as a 'final goodbye' to meat

June 12, 2019 10:35 AM

Leon To Launch Vegan Soft-Serve As Part Of Its Biggest Plant-Based Menu

The new dishes include the soft-serve ice-cream, as well as vegan milkshakes, and cheesy jackfruit nuggets

June 11, 2019 5:17 PM

Heather Mills Partners Kale United To Relaunch Major Swedish Vegan Food Brand

The Astrid Och Aporna line, which features vegan meat, fish, and dairy alternatives, is Sweden's most well-established range of its kind

June 11, 2019 12:37 PM

Chimpanzee Meat Being Eaten In UK, Says Report

The flesh is being served 'as a delicacy' at weddings, according to an article by The Telegraph

June 11, 2019 11:20 AM

Hard Rock Cafe Launches Vegan 'Bleeding' Burger In Europe

The patty from UK tech company Moving Mountains has zero cholesterol, 25g of plant protein, is vegan and free-from antibiotics and hormones

June 11, 2019 10:41 AM

Bryan Adams Says 'Go Vegan' - Wearing 'Veganism For Everybody' Shirt

The rock icon took to Instagram to share his pro-vegan message - sharing his words with more than half a million followers

June 10, 2019 5:43 PM

'Vegan Filter' Browser Extension Launched To Help Ethical Consumers Shop

Using the extension, only vegan products are shown on shopping sites. It is especially popular with new and transitioning vegans

June 10, 2019 3:44 PM

Plant-Based Impossible Whopper Launches In 100 California Burger Kings

The meatless version of the burger chain's sandwich is now available in 100 stores across the San Francisco Bay Area

June 10, 2019 12:51 PM

P&O Ferries Launches New Vegan Dishes To Meet Demand

The travel giant has added plant-based pizza and pasta to the menu in a bid to cater for the growing number of vegans

June 10, 2019 11:47 AM

Romesh Ranganathan Sent 'Vitriolic Hate' For Saying 'Vegans Are Better'

The comic made a short video for the BBC saying that vegans make better ethical decisions and are 'better for the planet' - but he has revealed that the backlash has been severe

June 10, 2019 9:26 AM

'Unparalleled' Vegan Bacon Launching Nationwide In Ocado Next Month

The bacon, made by UK startup THIS, will be accompanied by other products from the range, including vegan chicken rotisserie pieces, and panko-bread-crumbed goujons of chicken

June 10, 2019 8:57 AM

Major Dairy Farm Caught Lying About Selling Calves For Veal

Fair Oaks Farm in Indiana has come under fire since an expose - branded the biggest of its kind in history - was released last week. As well as showing animal abuse, it revealed that the farm had been untruthful about the destination of bobby calves

June 7, 2019 3:17 PM

Free 'Vegan Super Pack' Will Help People Ditch Animal Products

The pack, from leading UK vegan campaigning charity Viva!, has been launched to 'answer the most common questions that new and aspiring vegans have'

June 7, 2019 1:47 PM

Burger King Store Sold Beef To Customers Who Ordered Plant-Based Impossible Burger

It is not known how many customers unwittingly ate the meat version of Burger King's Whopper

June 7, 2019 12:32 PM

Circus Replaces Animals With Holograms For Ethical Reasons

The German circus Roncalli is the first in the world to use the spectacle - which media outlets have described as 'amazing'

June 7, 2019 11:44 AM

Vegan Star Jessie J Shows Off Her Epic Plant-Based Cooking

The musician shared pictures of tasty looking vegan food with more than 8 million followers on Instagram

June 7, 2019 11:09 AM

Undercover Video Shows Horrific Abuse Of Calves On Dairy Farm Affiliated With Coca-Cola

An investigation has now been launched into the footage, which has been described by Animal Recovery Mission as 'one of its most grueling factory farm investigations to date'

June 5, 2019 5:05 PM

Rise In Vegan Diets 'Partly To Blame' For Terrible Conditions In India's Cashew Industry

An extensive report published by the Mail Online says mainly women laborers suffer from painful burns, no contracts, guaranteed income, or pension

June 5, 2019 3:10 PM

Vegans Blamed After Butcher's Shopfront Is Graffitied

The windows of the store were smashed, and the words 'meat is murder' painted, with fake blood thrown on the panes of glass

June 5, 2019 2:30 PM

New £50 Note Will NOT Be Vegan, Confirms Bank Of England

The note will contain animal fat, despite complaints from vegans and religious groups about the smaller notes, which were released earlier and also contain the tallow

June 5, 2019 1:56 PM

New Vegan Burgers To Launch In Meat Aisle Of Stores Across US

The plant-based meat products from Before the Butcher include beefless burgers, savory chicken burgers, roasted turkey burgers and breakfast sausages

June 5, 2019 11:15 AM

Tesco Stores Run Out Of Vegan Food After Institute Trials Plant-Based Diet

A branch of the retailer in Slovakia has empty shelves where soy milk and tofu should be - as more people opt for alternatives to their usual animal products

June 5, 2019 11:00 AM

Vegans Joaquin Phoenix And Rooney Mara Lead Funeral Procession For Animals

The event was in commemoration of National Animal Rights Day. Activists carried the bodies of animals who'd been killed by humans on factory farms

June 4, 2019 5:19 PM

Nearly 100 Vegan Activists Arrested As 600 Stage Demo At Slaughterhouse

They removed 32 ducklings from the premises and took them for veterinary attention. They said these animals will be taken to sanctuaries to live out their lives

June 4, 2019 3:58 PM

Vegan Climate Activist Greta Thunberg On Cover Of 'WIRED' Magazine

Despite her multiple magazine covers and media attention, Thunberg says she is not a celebrity, and the attention will soon wane

June 4, 2019 2:54 PM

Temperatures Exceed 50C During Heatwave In India: Over 20 Dead

The high temperatures have led to a shortage of water for both humans and animals. The lack of water has triggered many cases of heatstroke

June 4, 2019 1:48 PM

Homewear Brand Launches Vegan, Biodegradable Bedding Made From Eucalyptus

The new product meets growing demand for animal-free and eco-friendly homeware, as more consumers become more conscious

June 4, 2019 12:28 PM

Waitrose Launches Packaging-Free Trial To Reduce Plastic Waste

The retailer is starting the trial in one of its Oxford stores this week. Products at the refill station will include cereal, rice, wine, beer, and cleaning products

June 4, 2019 11:37 AM

High Court In India Says Animals Should Have Same Rights As Humans

The order was written by Justice Rajiv Sharma, who made the same landmark ruling in the Uttarakhand High Court last year, in a bid to offer protection to animals

June 3, 2019 5:31 PM

High-Tech Vegan Chicken Nuggets And Bacon Launching At Patty & Bun

The launch marks the first time the products from vegan startup THIS will be available in a restaurant

June 3, 2019 11:33 AM

Thousands Of People Sign Up For Summer Vegan Pledge

The initiative invites people to try a plant-based diet for 30 days throughout June, offering support, information, and advice

June 3, 2019 10:01 AM

Vegan Activists Barbecue Fake Dogs In UK Cities

The protest, by animal rights charity PETA, wants to encourage people to consider why they eat animals like pigs, cows, chickens, and others - but are horrified at the idea of eating dogs

June 2, 2019 9:30 AM

'Eating Animals' Film By Vegan Natalie Portman Coming To UK Cinemas This Week

The film is based on Jonathan Safran Foer's book of the same name, and looks at how animals are abused within the factory farming complex

June 2, 2019 8:37 AM

Blind Vegan Activist Knocked To Ground During Anti-Butcher Protest

Angry shoppers turned on the campaigners during the sit-in, which took place in a busy shopping center in Sheffield, according to reports

May 29, 2019 4:42 PM

Vegan 'Game Of Thrones' Star Jerome Flynn Reveals Why He Ditched Animal Products

The actor reveals that he found it hard to ditch the goat's cheese - but Viva! Founder Juliet Gellatley shared information about the goat farming industry

May 29, 2019 3:13 PM

Levels Of Antibiotics In World's Rivers Are Dangerous, Says Study

The news has been described as 'worrying' by scientists who described drug pollution is one of the main ways bacteria can become medicine-resistant

May 29, 2019 2:28 PM

100% Vegan Hotel To Open In Scotland Next Month

The establishment, in Pitlochry, wants to 'offer travelers the opportunity to experience the Scottish Highlands without compromising on their ethics'

May 29, 2019 1:14 PM

Extinction Fears As Malaysia's Last Male Sumatran Rhino Dies

There are now fewer than 100 of the animals left in the world - with some estimates as low as just 30. They have reportedly been victims of habitat fragmentation

May 29, 2019 12:32 PM

H&M Wins Homeware Award For Its 'Conscious Collection' Vegan Wool Rug

The item was honored as part of animal rights charity PETA's third annual Vegan Homeware Awards, which also highlighted apple leather furniture, soy-wax candles, and bedding made from a recycled fiber down alternative

May 28, 2019 5:41 PM

Waitrose Launches UK's First Supermarket Vegan Seitan Burger

The upmarket supermarket said it is excited to be expanding its animal-free with the patty, which is aimed at meat-free diners over the barbecue season

May 28, 2019 4:57 PM

Vegan 'Dragon's Den' Business Pitching Event Returns For 2019 - Applications Open

Pitch + Plant, hosted by vegan events company Vevolution, invites plant-based businesses to pitch for investment

May 28, 2019 1:09 PM

Vegan Company Beyond Meat To Start Production In Europe Next Year

The company has partnered Zandbergen World's Finest Meat, and will use a new facility that's currently being built in the Netherlands, to produce plant-based meats

May 28, 2019 12:09 PM

Vegan Activists Reveal What Happened To Trembling Pig In Viral Video

The video showing the small frightened animal garnered millions of views across social media channels. The activists who filmed it share the heartbreaking story

May 28, 2019 11:18 AM

Arnold Schwarzenegger 'Starstruck' To Meet Vegan Environmentalist Greta Thunberg

The pair met before and during the Austrian World Summit - Schwarzenegger's climate action organization lobbying to speed up the implementation of the Paris Climate Agreement

May 28, 2019 10:07 AM

Boris Johnson 'Trying Vegan Diet' - Thanks To His Girlfriend

The Tory politician previously said he would never give up meat to save the planet - but now he appears to have changed his outlook

May 24, 2019 4:20 PM

Burger King Launches Vegan Chicken Burger In Sweden - Plus 'Unbelievable Whopper'

The fast-food giant seems keen to capitalize on the growing demand for vegan food, following its US 'Impossible Whopper' launch with these European options

May 24, 2019 1:40 PM

Vegan Entrepreneurs To Run Marathon And Raise Money For Animals

Mike and Joe Hill are the father and son co-founders of frozen pizza empire One Planet Pizza. They reveal how they trained for the event - and who they are fundraising for

May 24, 2019 11:29 AM

Morrisons To Launch Plastic-Free Fruit And Vegetable Sections

The UK supermarket giant will offer its customers up to 127 varieties of fruit and veg plastic-free or in recyclable paper bags in the new sections

May 24, 2019 10:56 AM

Vegan TED Talk Eyes 1,000,000 Views Within A Week

More than half a million people watched the talk by Good Food Institute Executive Director Bruce Friedrich, who says meat alternative products are 'critical' when it comes to overhauling the food system

May 23, 2019 5:45 PM

Pret To 'Turbo Charge' Development Of Vegan & Veggie Stores After Buying Eat

The company's chief executive said the purpose of the deal - which saw Pret buy around 90 outlets of its smaller rival, is to 'serve a growing demand of vegetarian and vegan customers who want delicious, high-quality food and drink options'

May 23, 2019 5:19 PM

New Vegan Hot Dog Is 'Better Than Most Meat Versions' Says Washington Post

The hotdog, created by UK food tech company Moving Mountains, is currently available from Earthling Ed's Unity Diner

May 23, 2019 4:53 PM

New Vegan Pizzeria Opens In London - 90% Of Customers Are Non-Vegans

The outlet, in Hackney, offers a range of vegan pizza toppings, including cheese, white sauces, and potatoes among others

May 23, 2019 2:58 PM

Vegan JUST Egg Launches In Mainland China

The product is being offered by e-commerce, retail, and foodservice outlets in China, including Hema, Tmall.com, Hunter Gatherer, and FreshFresh.com among others

May 23, 2019 1:54 PM

UK's First Vegan Members' Club To Open In London Next Month

The facility, which is being opened by the team behind BRIGHT Zine, will feature a co-working and events space on Hackney Road

May 23, 2019 11:58 AM

'Jokes About Lying To My Son About Vegan Food Were Taken Out Of Context' Says Actor Teresa Palmer

The Australian star says her five-year-old son follows a vegetarian diet - and sometimes gets mixed up, worrying that there will be meat in food that isn't vegan

May 23, 2019 11:20 AM

25% Of Brits Will Be Vegan Or Veggie By 2025, Says Sainsbury's

The UK supermarket giant made the prediction in its Future of Food Report, which looked at how the food landscape could change over the next century

May 23, 2019 10:08 AM

Vegan Activists Storm Nandos Playing Animal Abuse Footage

The campaigners used footage from a recent undercover investigation on a chicken farm, which they say showed workers 'standing on animals, breaking their necks, and leaving them convulsing into a painful death'

May 22, 2019 5:46 PM

Top Designer Prada Ditching Fur To Meet Demand For 'Ethical Products'

The fashion house joins a slew of others in dropping the unethical fabric, as consumers clammer for alternative options

May 22, 2019 3:23 PM

Vegan Celebrity Natalie Portman Denies Dating Moby: He Responds

The musician took to Instagram to post about actor and activist Portman, who said Moby's claims that they had dated in his recent book were not 'fact-checked'

May 22, 2019 2:20 PM

Vegan Joaquin Phoenix To Lead Funeral Procession For Dead Farm Animals

The event, which will commemorate the ninth National Animal Rights Day, will be attended by tens of thousands of people in 32 major cities around the world

May 22, 2019 12:51 PM

UK Government To Ban Sale Of Plastic Straws, Stirrers, And Cotton Buds From Next Year

People with a disability or a medical need for plastic will be able to get them upon request, according to reports

May 22, 2019 11:56 AM

Veganism Popularity At 'All-Time High in South Africa' According New Data

An analysis of Google Trends data looked at whether the popularity of the vegan movement reached the African continent - discovering that SA is 'the only African country with a sizable vegan following'

May 22, 2019 10:43 AM

Morrisons Launches Vegan Tuna - In Its Tinned Fish Aisle

According to the UK supermarket giant, 'so many customers want an easy alternative to tuna, that's high in protein and can be used in much the same way'

May 22, 2019 10:05 AM

UPDATED: Burger King To Launch European Version Of Its Plant-Based Impossible Whopper

The burger, featuring Impossible Foods' plant-based patty, was initially trialed in stores around Missouri. According to bosses, the trial exceeded expectations

May 20, 2019 6:08 PM

Internet Trolls Invited To Taste Vegan Meat And Share Their Views

The taste test was captured on camera by plant-based startup This, which is launching meat alternative products in Holland & Barrett stores across the UK this June

May 20, 2019 4:35 PM

Farmer Blasts 'Vegan Vigilantes' Who Spread 'Lies On Social Media'

Countryfile presenter Adam Henson said he wants people to 'make informed choices' about what they eat - and that he wants an agricultural GCSE introduced so they can do that

May 20, 2019 2:53 PM

Budget Supermarket Aldi Launches New Vegan Meat Products

The new products include plant-based 'chicken' burgers, sausage rolls, no beef burgers, and superfood burgers made from quinoa, couscous, pumpkin seeds, butternut squash, red pepper, and sweet potato

May 20, 2019 10:35 AM

Ultra-Realistic Vegan Sausages To Launch In Sainsbury's

According to the company behind the bangers, they will fool meat-eaters, as the texture and flavor is so similar to their traditional animal-based counterparts

May 20, 2019 9:23 AM

Vegan Activists Storm McDonald's And Cover It In Fake Blood

The animal rights campaigners with grassroots organization DxE said 'power we have over our fellow animals is not an invitation to exploit'

May 17, 2019 5:32 PM

Pret a Manger 'To Buy Eat - And Turn 90 Stores Into Veggie & Vegan Outlets', Say Reports

Pret a Manger has 400 stores in the UK - including four 'Veggie Pret' outlets, based in London and Manchester

May 17, 2019 3:37 PM

Vegan Chris Packham Receives CBE At Buckingham Palace

The TV presenter and naturalist was appointed a CBE for his services to nature conservation

May 17, 2019 2:17 PM

100% Vegan Fashion Show Returns To London

The event, which will be held on Brick Lane, has partnered with industry giants including Paul Mitchell haircare and Kat Von D make-up

May 17, 2019 12:46 PM

Internet Sensation Grumpy Cat Dies Aged 7

The cat's human companions shared the news on Instagram, saying they were 'unimaginably heartbroken' by her death - which was the result of an infection

May 17, 2019 10:27 AM

Fatburger Adds Vegan Cheese To Its Plant-Based Impossible Burger

The fast-food chain said it prides itself 'in being an early adopter of innovative new menu items' and anticipates that the new offering will perform well

May 16, 2019 5:11 PM

EXCLUSIVE: Lucy Watson Feed Me Vegan Ready Meals Launch At Ocado

All the meals, which launched in 155 Waitrose & Partners stores across the country last October, come in plastic-free packaging which is recyclable and biodegradable

May 16, 2019 4:30 PM

Donkey Abuse In African Abattoirs Revealed By Vegan Activists

A video exposé released today by animal rights charity PETA shows frightened animals being beaten

May 16, 2019 1:46 PM

'You Don't Need Meat To Build Muscle', Says Vegan Bodybuilder

"The daftest thing I hear about veganism, and I hear it on a fairly regular basis, is that vegans can't make muscle, you need meat for protein. My argument is always, of course, 'why am I twice your size then?'."

May 16, 2019 12:32 PM

Sainsbury's Launches Vegan Cocktail Sausages And Sausage Rolls

The new items join eight Fry's products that launched in 524 Sainsbury's stores at the end of 2018, including artisan southern-style tenders, chargrilled beef-style strips, and a steak & ale country pie

May 16, 2019 11:19 AM

Number Of Vegans In UK Care Homes Skyrockets By 167% In 5 Years

Now advocates are calling for better provision of vegan meals in care facilities, saying there is still a lot of work to do

May 16, 2019 10:37 AM

Burger King Plant-Based Impossible Whopper Rolls Out To Three More Cities

The sandwich, which features the high-tech Impossible Burger patty, debuted in Missouri last month. Due to its success, it will become available across the States by the end of 2019

May 15, 2019 5:37 PM

Food Giant Behind Mr. Kipling To Launch Vegan Cakes And Desserts

The new releases are described as a response to changing consumer taste, as more people opt for animal-free offerings

May 15, 2019 4:26 PM

Piers Morgan Brands Vegans Hypocrites For 'Slaughtering Insects'

The controversial TV host made the comments on Good Morning Britain today, while speaking to a representative from animal rights charity PETA

June 19, 2019 5:35 PM

Vegan James Cameron Says: 'We Need A Meatless World In 20 Years'

The environmentalist, who is currently filming in New Zealand, made the comments in an interview where he spoke about the damage animal agriculture inflicts on the planet

June 19, 2019 4:13 PM

Pigs Killed After Lorry Carrying 190 Animals Overturns On M32

The driver of the lorry is said to have suffered from injuries, which are not believed to be life-changing

June 19, 2019 3:02 PM

Del Taco Launches 2 Burritos With Vegan Beyond Meat In 580 Outlets

The new launches follow the major success of the chain's Beyond Taco, more than 2,000,000 of which have been sold since April

June 19, 2019 12:56 PM

Tesco Investigates After Prankster Swaps Labels On Meat And Veggie Lasagne

The perpetrator of the switch bragged about the prank on Facebook - earning backlash from fellow social media users, who said the 'joke' could kill someone

June 19, 2019 10:52 AM

Vegan Oatly Ice-Cream Launches In The US

Seven flavors of the oat milk-based ice-cream will be available in bodegas across New York, reaching Whole Foods and Wegman's later this Fall

June 19, 2019 10:20 AM

36% Of British Meat-Eaters Buy Specialist Vegan And Veggie Products

Data shows the consumers in both the UK and US are turning towards meat alternative products

June 18, 2019 3:37 PM

Undercover Footage Shows Brutal Slaughter Of Pigs In Cambodia

The video, which shows shirtless workers repeatedly clubbing the animals in the head, has led campaigners to call for animal welfare reform

June 18, 2019 12:12 PM

Greggs Lover Vows To Eat Vegan Sausage Roll At Every Store In The UK

'When Greggs brought out the Vegan Sausage roll I was in heaven - I'm on a mission'

June 14, 2019 5:35 PM

'We Can End Animal Agriculture By 2035', Says Scientist

Pat Brown, the founder of Impossible Foods, says his mission may sound difficult - but he believes it can be done, and he is serious about achieving it

June 14, 2019 5:01 PM

Tesco Plant-Based Director To Speak At Vegan Business Bootcamp

The event will also feature other entrepreneurs and business leaders from the field, including the founders of Huel, and allplants among others

June 14, 2019 3:09 PM

Vegan Musician Johnny Marr Urges Greek Minister To End 'Wretched' Donkey Rides

The plea follows an investigation which revealed that the animals are often forced to carry extremely heavy loads, and then left tethered in the blazing sun without water or shade

June 14, 2019 2:07 PM

New Video Urges Public To Go Vegan On Stop Live Transport International Awareness Day

'We urge all who oppose animal cruelty to join us, bear witness and choose a kind, healthy diet. Choose vegan'

June 14, 2019 12:42 PM

Byron Launches Two Vegan Burgers - With Beyond Burger Patty

'We designed the burgers to be enjoyed by committed vegans and people who just want to cut down on their meat consumption, without compromising on flavor'

June 14, 2019 11:04 AM

Vegan Billie Eilish Says Farm Animals Are 'Tortured For Your Pleasure'

The teen music sensation shared a video of the recent Fair Oaks Farm expose - which uncovered multiple instances of calves being abused. She shared the message with her 26 million Instagram followers

June 13, 2019 9:32 AM

KFC Trials Vegan Chicken Burger Called 'The Imposter'

The burger, which features a quorn fillet coated in a the chain's traditional cripsy batter, will be available from June 17 for four weeks in selected restaurants

June 12, 2019 3:57 PM

Most Meat In 2040 'Will Be Vegan Or Cultured - Not From Dead Animals', Says Report

Huge amounts of money have been invested in both the plant-based and cultured meat industries - with massive developments expected in coming years

June 12, 2019 3:13 PM

Tesla Models 3 And Y To Go 100% Vegan By End Of 2020

While the company offers non-leather interiors, animal-free steering wheels must be ordered off-menu. As of next year, these two models will come with a vegan wheel as standard

June 12, 2019 12:48 PM

Investigation Reveals Torture Of Elephants And Primates In Thailand Tourist Industry

The animals were jabbed with sharp metal spikes then left with bleeding wounds, forced to perform tricks, and stopped from interacting with each other

June 12, 2019 11:49 AM

Food Giant Says 'Final Goodbye' To Meat To Concentrate On Skyrocketing Vegan Market

Vivera Foodgroup, which is one of Europe's biggest plant-based producers, has sold meat company Enkco, describing the move as a 'final goodbye' to meat

June 12, 2019 10:35 AM

Leon To Launch Vegan Soft-Serve As Part Of Its Biggest Plant-Based Menu

The new dishes include the soft-serve ice-cream, as well as vegan milkshakes, and cheesy jackfruit nuggets

June 11, 2019 5:17 PM

Heather Mills Partners Kale United To Relaunch Major Swedish Vegan Food Brand

The Astrid Och Aporna line, which features vegan meat, fish, and dairy alternatives, is Sweden's most well-established range of its kind

June 11, 2019 12:37 PM

Chimpanzee Meat Being Eaten In UK, Says Report

The flesh is being served 'as a delicacy' at weddings, according to an article by The Telegraph

June 11, 2019 11:20 AM

Hard Rock Cafe Launches Vegan 'Bleeding' Burger In Europe

The patty from UK tech company Moving Mountains has zero cholesterol, 25g of plant protein, is vegan and free-from antibiotics and hormones

June 11, 2019 10:41 AM

Bryan Adams Says 'Go Vegan' - Wearing 'Veganism For Everybody' Shirt

The rock icon took to Instagram to share his pro-vegan message - sharing his words with more than half a million followers

June 10, 2019 5:43 PM

'Vegan Filter' Browser Extension Launched To Help Ethical Consumers Shop

Using the extension, only vegan products are shown on shopping sites. It is especially popular with new and transitioning vegans

June 10, 2019 3:44 PM

Plant-Based Impossible Whopper Launches In 100 California Burger Kings

The meatless version of the burger chain's sandwich is now available in 100 stores across the San Francisco Bay Area

June 10, 2019 12:51 PM

P&O Ferries Launches New Vegan Dishes To Meet Demand

The travel giant has added plant-based pizza and pasta to the menu in a bid to cater for the growing number of vegans

June 10, 2019 11:47 AM

Romesh Ranganathan Sent 'Vitriolic Hate' For Saying 'Vegans Are Better'

The comic made a short video for the BBC saying that vegans make better ethical decisions and are 'better for the planet' - but he has revealed that the backlash has been severe

June 10, 2019 9:26 AM

'Unparalleled' Vegan Bacon Launching Nationwide In Ocado Next Month

The bacon, made by UK startup THIS, will be accompanied by other products from the range, including vegan chicken rotisserie pieces, and panko-bread-crumbed goujons of chicken

June 10, 2019 8:57 AM

Major Dairy Farm Caught Lying About Selling Calves For Veal

Fair Oaks Farm in Indiana has come under fire since an expose - branded the biggest of its kind in history - was released last week. As well as showing animal abuse, it revealed that the farm had been untruthful about the destination of bobby calves

June 7, 2019 3:17 PM

Free 'Vegan Super Pack' Will Help People Ditch Animal Products

The pack, from leading UK vegan campaigning charity Viva!, has been launched to 'answer the most common questions that new and aspiring vegans have'

June 7, 2019 1:47 PM

Burger King Store Sold Beef To Customers Who Ordered Plant-Based Impossible Burger

It is not known how many customers unwittingly ate the meat version of Burger King's Whopper

June 7, 2019 12:32 PM

Circus Replaces Animals With Holograms For Ethical Reasons

The German circus Roncalli is the first in the world to use the spectacle - which media outlets have described as 'amazing'

June 7, 2019 11:44 AM

Vegan Star Jessie J Shows Off Her Epic Plant-Based Cooking

The musician shared pictures of tasty looking vegan food with more than 8 million followers on Instagram

June 7, 2019 11:09 AM

Undercover Video Shows Horrific Abuse Of Calves On Dairy Farm Affiliated With Coca-Cola

An investigation has now been launched into the footage, which has been described by Animal Recovery Mission as 'one of its most grueling factory farm investigations to date'

June 5, 2019 5:05 PM

Rise In Vegan Diets 'Partly To Blame' For Terrible Conditions In India's Cashew Industry

An extensive report published by the Mail Online says mainly women laborers suffer from painful burns, no contracts, guaranteed income, or pension

June 5, 2019 3:10 PM

Vegans Blamed After Butcher's Shopfront Is Graffitied

The windows of the store were smashed, and the words 'meat is murder' painted, with fake blood thrown on the panes of glass

June 5, 2019 2:30 PM

New £50 Note Will NOT Be Vegan, Confirms Bank Of England

The note will contain animal fat, despite complaints from vegans and religious groups about the smaller notes, which were released earlier and also contain the tallow

June 5, 2019 1:56 PM

New Vegan Burgers To Launch In Meat Aisle Of Stores Across US

The plant-based meat products from Before the Butcher include beefless burgers, savory chicken burgers, roasted turkey burgers and breakfast sausages

June 5, 2019 11:15 AM

Tesco Stores Run Out Of Vegan Food After Institute Trials Plant-Based Diet

A branch of the retailer in Slovakia has empty shelves where soy milk and tofu should be - as more people opt for alternatives to their usual animal products

June 5, 2019 11:00 AM

Vegans Joaquin Phoenix And Rooney Mara Lead Funeral Procession For Animals

The event was in commemoration of National Animal Rights Day. Activists carried the bodies of animals who'd been killed by humans on factory farms

June 4, 2019 5:19 PM

Nearly 100 Vegan Activists Arrested As 600 Stage Demo At Slaughterhouse

They removed 32 ducklings from the premises and took them for veterinary attention. They said these animals will be taken to sanctuaries to live out their lives

June 4, 2019 3:58 PM

Vegan Climate Activist Greta Thunberg On Cover Of 'WIRED' Magazine

Despite her multiple magazine covers and media attention, Thunberg says she is not a celebrity, and the attention will soon wane

June 4, 2019 2:54 PM

Temperatures Exceed 50C During Heatwave In India: Over 20 Dead

The high temperatures have led to a shortage of water for both humans and animals. The lack of water has triggered many cases of heatstroke

June 4, 2019 1:48 PM

Homewear Brand Launches Vegan, Biodegradable Bedding Made From Eucalyptus

The new product meets growing demand for animal-free and eco-friendly homeware, as more consumers become more conscious

June 4, 2019 12:28 PM

Waitrose Launches Packaging-Free Trial To Reduce Plastic Waste

The retailer is starting the trial in one of its Oxford stores this week. Products at the refill station will include cereal, rice, wine, beer, and cleaning products

June 4, 2019 11:37 AM

High Court In India Says Animals Should Have Same Rights As Humans

The order was written by Justice Rajiv Sharma, who made the same landmark ruling in the Uttarakhand High Court last year, in a bid to offer protection to animals

June 3, 2019 5:31 PM

High-Tech Vegan Chicken Nuggets And Bacon Launching At Patty & Bun

The launch marks the first time the products from vegan startup THIS will be available in a restaurant

June 3, 2019 11:33 AM

Thousands Of People Sign Up For Summer Vegan Pledge

The initiative invites people to try a plant-based diet for 30 days throughout June, offering support, information, and advice

June 3, 2019 10:01 AM

Vegan Activists Barbecue Fake Dogs In UK Cities

The protest, by animal rights charity PETA, wants to encourage people to consider why they eat animals like pigs, cows, chickens, and others - but are horrified at the idea of eating dogs

June 2, 2019 9:30 AM

'Eating Animals' Film By Vegan Natalie Portman Coming To UK Cinemas This Week

The film is based on Jonathan Safran Foer's book of the same name, and looks at how animals are abused within the factory farming complex

June 2, 2019 8:37 AM

Blind Vegan Activist Knocked To Ground During Anti-Butcher Protest

Angry shoppers turned on the campaigners during the sit-in, which took place in a busy shopping center in Sheffield, according to reports

May 29, 2019 4:42 PM

Vegan 'Game Of Thrones' Star Jerome Flynn Reveals Why He Ditched Animal Products

The actor reveals that he found it hard to ditch the goat's cheese - but Viva! Founder Juliet Gellatley shared information about the goat farming industry

May 29, 2019 3:13 PM

Levels Of Antibiotics In World's Rivers Are Dangerous, Says Study

The news has been described as 'worrying' by scientists who described drug pollution is one of the main ways bacteria can become medicine-resistant

May 29, 2019 2:28 PM

100% Vegan Hotel To Open In Scotland Next Month

The establishment, in Pitlochry, wants to 'offer travelers the opportunity to experience the Scottish Highlands without compromising on their ethics'

May 29, 2019 1:14 PM

Extinction Fears As Malaysia's Last Male Sumatran Rhino Dies

There are now fewer than 100 of the animals left in the world - with some estimates as low as just 30. They have reportedly been victims of habitat fragmentation

May 29, 2019 12:32 PM

H&M Wins Homeware Award For Its 'Conscious Collection' Vegan Wool Rug

The item was honored as part of animal rights charity PETA's third annual Vegan Homeware Awards, which also highlighted apple leather furniture, soy-wax candles, and bedding made from a recycled fiber down alternative

May 28, 2019 5:41 PM

Waitrose Launches UK's First Supermarket Vegan Seitan Burger

The upmarket supermarket said it is excited to be expanding its animal-free with the patty, which is aimed at meat-free diners over the barbecue season

May 28, 2019 4:57 PM

Vegan 'Dragon's Den' Business Pitching Event Returns For 2019 - Applications Open

Pitch + Plant, hosted by vegan events company Vevolution, invites plant-based businesses to pitch for investment

May 28, 2019 1:09 PM

Vegan Company Beyond Meat To Start Production In Europe Next Year

The company has partnered Zandbergen World's Finest Meat, and will use a new facility that's currently being built in the Netherlands, to produce plant-based meats

May 28, 2019 12:09 PM

Vegan Activists Reveal What Happened To Trembling Pig In Viral Video

The video showing the small frightened animal garnered millions of views across social media channels. The activists who filmed it share the heartbreaking story

May 28, 2019 11:18 AM

Arnold Schwarzenegger 'Starstruck' To Meet Vegan Environmentalist Greta Thunberg

The pair met before and during the Austrian World Summit - Schwarzenegger's climate action organization lobbying to speed up the implementation of the Paris Climate Agreement

May 28, 2019 10:07 AM

Boris Johnson 'Trying Vegan Diet' - Thanks To His Girlfriend

The Tory politician previously said he would never give up meat to save the planet - but now he appears to have changed his outlook

May 24, 2019 4:20 PM

Burger King Launches Vegan Chicken Burger In Sweden - Plus 'Unbelievable Whopper'

The fast-food giant seems keen to capitalize on the growing demand for vegan food, following its US 'Impossible Whopper' launch with these European options

May 24, 2019 1:40 PM

Vegan Entrepreneurs To Run Marathon And Raise Money For Animals

Mike and Joe Hill are the father and son co-founders of frozen pizza empire One Planet Pizza. They reveal how they trained for the event - and who they are fundraising for

May 24, 2019 11:29 AM

Morrisons To Launch Plastic-Free Fruit And Vegetable Sections

The UK supermarket giant will offer its customers up to 127 varieties of fruit and veg plastic-free or in recyclable paper bags in the new sections

May 24, 2019 10:56 AM

Vegan TED Talk Eyes 1,000,000 Views Within A Week

More than half a million people watched the talk by Good Food Institute Executive Director Bruce Friedrich, who says meat alternative products are 'critical' when it comes to overhauling the food system

May 23, 2019 5:45 PM

Pret To 'Turbo Charge' Development Of Vegan & Veggie Stores After Buying Eat

The company's chief executive said the purpose of the deal - which saw Pret buy around 90 outlets of its smaller rival, is to 'serve a growing demand of vegetarian and vegan customers who want delicious, high-quality food and drink options'

May 23, 2019 5:19 PM

New Vegan Hot Dog Is 'Better Than Most Meat Versions' Says Washington Post

The hotdog, created by UK food tech company Moving Mountains, is currently available from Earthling Ed's Unity Diner

May 23, 2019 4:53 PM

New Vegan Pizzeria Opens In London - 90% Of Customers Are Non-Vegans

The outlet, in Hackney, offers a range of vegan pizza toppings, including cheese, white sauces, and potatoes among others

May 23, 2019 2:58 PM

Vegan JUST Egg Launches In Mainland China

The product is being offered by e-commerce, retail, and foodservice outlets in China, including Hema, Tmall.com, Hunter Gatherer, and FreshFresh.com among others

May 23, 2019 1:54 PM

UK's First Vegan Members' Club To Open In London Next Month

The facility, which is being opened by the team behind BRIGHT Zine, will feature a co-working and events space on Hackney Road

May 23, 2019 11:58 AM

'Jokes About Lying To My Son About Vegan Food Were Taken Out Of Context' Says Actor Teresa Palmer

The Australian star says her five-year-old son follows a vegetarian diet - and sometimes gets mixed up, worrying that there will be meat in food that isn't vegan

May 23, 2019 11:20 AM

25% Of Brits Will Be Vegan Or Veggie By 2025, Says Sainsbury's

The UK supermarket giant made the prediction in its Future of Food Report, which looked at how the food landscape could change over the next century

May 23, 2019 10:08 AM

Vegan Activists Storm Nandos Playing Animal Abuse Footage

The campaigners used footage from a recent undercover investigation on a chicken farm, which they say showed workers 'standing on animals, breaking their necks, and leaving them convulsing into a painful death'

May 22, 2019 5:46 PM

Top Designer Prada Ditching Fur To Meet Demand For 'Ethical Products'

The fashion house joins a slew of others in dropping the unethical fabric, as consumers clammer for alternative options

May 22, 2019 3:23 PM

Vegan Celebrity Natalie Portman Denies Dating Moby: He Responds

The musician took to Instagram to post about actor and activist Portman, who said Moby's claims that they had dated in his recent book were not 'fact-checked'

May 22, 2019 2:20 PM

Vegan Joaquin Phoenix To Lead Funeral Procession For Dead Farm Animals

The event, which will commemorate the ninth National Animal Rights Day, will be attended by tens of thousands of people in 32 major cities around the world

May 22, 2019 12:51 PM

UK Government To Ban Sale Of Plastic Straws, Stirrers, And Cotton Buds From Next Year

People with a disability or a medical need for plastic will be able to get them upon request, according to reports

May 22, 2019 11:56 AM

Veganism Popularity At 'All-Time High in South Africa' According New Data

An analysis of Google Trends data looked at whether the popularity of the vegan movement reached the African continent - discovering that SA is 'the only African country with a sizable vegan following'

May 22, 2019 10:43 AM

Morrisons Launches Vegan Tuna - In Its Tinned Fish Aisle

According to the UK supermarket giant, 'so many customers want an easy alternative to tuna, that's high in protein and can be used in much the same way'

May 22, 2019 10:05 AM

UPDATED: Burger King To Launch European Version Of Its Plant-Based Impossible Whopper

The burger, featuring Impossible Foods' plant-based patty, was initially trialed in stores around Missouri. According to bosses, the trial exceeded expectations

May 20, 2019 6:08 PM

Internet Trolls Invited To Taste Vegan Meat And Share Their Views

The taste test was captured on camera by plant-based startup This, which is launching meat alternative products in Holland & Barrett stores across the UK this June

May 20, 2019 4:35 PM

Farmer Blasts 'Vegan Vigilantes' Who Spread 'Lies On Social Media'

Countryfile presenter Adam Henson said he wants people to 'make informed choices' about what they eat - and that he wants an agricultural GCSE introduced so they can do that

May 20, 2019 2:53 PM

Budget Supermarket Aldi Launches New Vegan Meat Products

The new products include plant-based 'chicken' burgers, sausage rolls, no beef burgers, and superfood burgers made from quinoa, couscous, pumpkin seeds, butternut squash, red pepper, and sweet potato

May 20, 2019 10:35 AM

Ultra-Realistic Vegan Sausages To Launch In Sainsbury's

According to the company behind the bangers, they will fool meat-eaters, as the texture and flavor is so similar to their traditional animal-based counterparts

May 20, 2019 9:23 AM

Vegan Activists Storm McDonald's And Cover It In Fake Blood

The animal rights campaigners with grassroots organization DxE said 'power we have over our fellow animals is not an invitation to exploit'

May 17, 2019 5:32 PM

Pret a Manger 'To Buy Eat - And Turn 90 Stores Into Veggie & Vegan Outlets', Say Reports

Pret a Manger has 400 stores in the UK - including four 'Veggie Pret' outlets, based in London and Manchester

May 17, 2019 3:37 PM

Vegan Chris Packham Receives CBE At Buckingham Palace

The TV presenter and naturalist was appointed a CBE for his services to nature conservation

May 17, 2019 2:17 PM

100% Vegan Fashion Show Returns To London

The event, which will be held on Brick Lane, has partnered with industry giants including Paul Mitchell haircare and Kat Von D make-up

May 17, 2019 12:46 PM

Internet Sensation Grumpy Cat Dies Aged 7

The cat's human companions shared the news on Instagram, saying they were 'unimaginably heartbroken' by her death - which was the result of an infection

May 17, 2019 10:27 AM

Fatburger Adds Vegan Cheese To Its Plant-Based Impossible Burger

The fast-food chain said it prides itself 'in being an early adopter of innovative new menu items' and anticipates that the new offering will perform well

May 16, 2019 5:11 PM

EXCLUSIVE: Lucy Watson Feed Me Vegan Ready Meals Launch At Ocado

All the meals, which launched in 155 Waitrose & Partners stores across the country last October, come in plastic-free packaging which is recyclable and biodegradable

May 16, 2019 4:30 PM

Donkey Abuse In African Abattoirs Revealed By Vegan Activists

A video exposé released today by animal rights charity PETA shows frightened animals being beaten

May 16, 2019 1:46 PM

'You Don't Need Meat To Build Muscle', Says Vegan Bodybuilder

"The daftest thing I hear about veganism, and I hear it on a fairly regular basis, is that vegans can't make muscle, you need meat for protein. My argument is always, of course, 'why am I twice your size then?'."

May 16, 2019 12:32 PM

Sainsbury's Launches Vegan Cocktail Sausages And Sausage Rolls

The new items join eight Fry's products that launched in 524 Sainsbury's stores at the end of 2018, including artisan southern-style tenders, chargrilled beef-style strips, and a steak & ale country pie

May 16, 2019 11:19 AM

Number Of Vegans In UK Care Homes Skyrockets By 167% In 5 Years

Now advocates are calling for better provision of vegan meals in care facilities, saying there is still a lot of work to do

May 16, 2019 10:37 AM

Burger King Plant-Based Impossible Whopper Rolls Out To Three More Cities

The sandwich, which features the high-tech Impossible Burger patty, debuted in Missouri last month. Due to its success, it will become available across the States by the end of 2019

May 15, 2019 5:37 PM

Food Giant Behind Mr. Kipling To Launch Vegan Cakes And Desserts

The new releases are described as a response to changing consumer taste, as more people opt for animal-free offerings

May 15, 2019 4:26 PM

Piers Morgan Brands Vegans Hypocrites For 'Slaughtering Insects'

The controversial TV host made the comments on Good Morning Britain today, while speaking to a representative from animal rights charity PETA

June 19, 2019 5:35 PM

Vegan James Cameron Says: 'We Need A Meatless World In 20 Years'

The environmentalist, who is currently filming in New Zealand, made the comments in an interview where he spoke about the damage animal agriculture inflicts on the planet

June 19, 2019 4:13 PM

Pigs Killed After Lorry Carrying 190 Animals Overturns On M32

The driver of the lorry is said to have suffered from injuries, which are not believed to be life-changing

June 19, 2019 3:02 PM

Del Taco Launches 2 Burritos With Vegan Beyond Meat In 580 Outlets

The new launches follow the major success of the chain's Beyond Taco, more than 2,000,000 of which have been sold since April

June 19, 2019 12:56 PM

Tesco Investigates After Prankster Swaps Labels On Meat And Veggie Lasagne

The perpetrator of the switch bragged about the prank on Facebook - earning backlash from fellow social media users, who said the 'joke' could kill someone

June 19, 2019 10:52 AM

Vegan Oatly Ice-Cream Launches In The US

Seven flavors of the oat milk-based ice-cream will be available in bodegas across New York, reaching Whole Foods and Wegman's later this Fall

June 19, 2019 10:20 AM

36% Of British Meat-Eaters Buy Specialist Vegan And Veggie Products

Data shows the consumers in both the UK and US are turning towards meat alternative products

June 18, 2019 3:37 PM

Undercover Footage Shows Brutal Slaughter Of Pigs In Cambodia

The video, which shows shirtless workers repeatedly clubbing the animals in the head, has led campaigners to call for animal welfare reform

June 18, 2019 12:12 PM

Greggs Lover Vows To Eat Vegan Sausage Roll At Every Store In The UK

'When Greggs brought out the Vegan Sausage roll I was in heaven - I'm on a mission'

June 14, 2019 5:35 PM

'We Can End Animal Agriculture By 2035', Says Scientist

Pat Brown, the founder of Impossible Foods, says his mission may sound difficult - but he believes it can be done, and he is serious about achieving it

June 14, 2019 5:01 PM

Tesco Plant-Based Director To Speak At Vegan Business Bootcamp

The event will also feature other entrepreneurs and business leaders from the field, including the founders of Huel, and allplants among others

June 14, 2019 3:09 PM

Vegan Musician Johnny Marr Urges Greek Minister To End 'Wretched' Donkey Rides

The plea follows an investigation which revealed that the animals are often forced to carry extremely heavy loads, and then left tethered in the blazing sun without water or shade

June 14, 2019 2:07 PM

New Video Urges Public To Go Vegan On Stop Live Transport International Awareness Day

'We urge all who oppose animal cruelty to join us, bear witness and choose a kind, healthy diet. Choose vegan'

June 14, 2019 12:42 PM

Byron Launches Two Vegan Burgers - With Beyond Burger Patty

'We designed the burgers to be enjoyed by committed vegans and people who just want to cut down on their meat consumption, without compromising on flavor'

June 14, 2019 11:04 AM

Vegan Billie Eilish Says Farm Animals Are 'Tortured For Your Pleasure'

The teen music sensation shared a video of the recent Fair Oaks Farm expose - which uncovered multiple instances of calves being abused. She shared the message with her 26 million Instagram followers

June 13, 2019 9:32 AM

KFC Trials Vegan Chicken Burger Called 'The Imposter'

The burger, which features a quorn fillet coated in a the chain's traditional cripsy batter, will be available from June 17 for four weeks in selected restaurants

June 12, 2019 3:57 PM

Most Meat In 2040 'Will Be Vegan Or Cultured - Not From Dead Animals', Says Report

Huge amounts of money have been invested in both the plant-based and cultured meat industries - with massive developments expected in coming years

June 12, 2019 3:13 PM

Tesla Models 3 And Y To Go 100% Vegan By End Of 2020

While the company offers non-leather interiors, animal-free steering wheels must be ordered off-menu. As of next year, these two models will come with a vegan wheel as standard

June 12, 2019 12:48 PM

Investigation Reveals Torture Of Elephants And Primates In Thailand Tourist Industry

The animals were jabbed with sharp metal spikes then left with bleeding wounds, forced to perform tricks, and stopped from interacting with each other

June 12, 2019 11:49 AM

Food Giant Says 'Final Goodbye' To Meat To Concentrate On Skyrocketing Vegan Market

Vivera Foodgroup, which is one of Europe's biggest plant-based producers, has sold meat company Enkco, describing the move as a 'final goodbye' to meat

June 12, 2019 10:35 AM

Leon To Launch Vegan Soft-Serve As Part Of Its Biggest Plant-Based Menu

The new dishes include the soft-serve ice-cream, as well as vegan milkshakes, and cheesy jackfruit nuggets

June 11, 2019 5:17 PM

Heather Mills Partners Kale United To Relaunch Major Swedish Vegan Food Brand

The Astrid Och Aporna line, which features vegan meat, fish, and dairy alternatives, is Sweden's most well-established range of its kind

June 11, 2019 12:37 PM

Chimpanzee Meat Being Eaten In UK, Says Report

The flesh is being served 'as a delicacy' at weddings, according to an article by The Telegraph

June 11, 2019 11:20 AM

Hard Rock Cafe Launches Vegan 'Bleeding' Burger In Europe

The patty from UK tech company Moving Mountains has zero cholesterol, 25g of plant protein, is vegan and free-from antibiotics and hormones

June 11, 2019 10:41 AM

Bryan Adams Says 'Go Vegan' - Wearing 'Veganism For Everybody' Shirt

The rock icon took to Instagram to share his pro-vegan message - sharing his words with more than half a million followers

June 10, 2019 5:43 PM

'Vegan Filter' Browser Extension Launched To Help Ethical Consumers Shop

Using the extension, only vegan products are shown on shopping sites. It is especially popular with new and transitioning vegans

June 10, 2019 3:44 PM

Plant-Based Impossible Whopper Launches In 100 California Burger Kings

The meatless version of the burger chain's sandwich is now available in 100 stores across the San Francisco Bay Area

June 10, 2019 12:51 PM

P&O Ferries Launches New Vegan Dishes To Meet Demand

The travel giant has added plant-based pizza and pasta to the menu in a bid to cater for the growing number of vegans

June 10, 2019 11:47 AM

Romesh Ranganathan Sent 'Vitriolic Hate' For Saying 'Vegans Are Better'

The comic made a short video for the BBC saying that vegans make better ethical decisions and are 'better for the planet' - but he has revealed that the backlash has been severe

June 10, 2019 9:26 AM

'Unparalleled' Vegan Bacon Launching Nationwide In Ocado Next Month

The bacon, made by UK startup THIS, will be accompanied by other products from the range, including vegan chicken rotisserie pieces, and panko-bread-crumbed goujons of chicken

June 10, 2019 8:57 AM

Major Dairy Farm Caught Lying About Selling Calves For Veal

Fair Oaks Farm in Indiana has come under fire since an expose - branded the biggest of its kind in history - was released last week. As well as showing animal abuse, it revealed that the farm had been untruthful about the destination of bobby calves

June 7, 2019 3:17 PM

Free 'Vegan Super Pack' Will Help People Ditch Animal Products

The pack, from leading UK vegan campaigning charity Viva!, has been launched to 'answer the most common questions that new and aspiring vegans have'

June 7, 2019 1:47 PM

Burger King Store Sold Beef To Customers Who Ordered Plant-Based Impossible Burger

It is not known how many customers unwittingly ate the meat version of Burger King's Whopper

June 7, 2019 12:32 PM

Circus Replaces Animals With Holograms For Ethical Reasons

The German circus Roncalli is the first in the world to use the spectacle - which media outlets have described as 'amazing'

June 7, 2019 11:44 AM

Vegan Star Jessie J Shows Off Her Epic Plant-Based Cooking

The musician shared pictures of tasty looking vegan food with more than 8 million followers on Instagram

June 7, 2019 11:09 AM

Undercover Video Shows Horrific Abuse Of Calves On Dairy Farm Affiliated With Coca-Cola

An investigation has now been launched into the footage, which has been described by Animal Recovery Mission as 'one of its most grueling factory farm investigations to date'

June 5, 2019 5:05 PM

Rise In Vegan Diets 'Partly To Blame' For Terrible Conditions In India's Cashew Industry

An extensive report published by the Mail Online says mainly women laborers suffer from painful burns, no contracts, guaranteed income, or pension

June 5, 2019 3:10 PM

Vegans Blamed After Butcher's Shopfront Is Graffitied

The windows of the store were smashed, and the words 'meat is murder' painted, with fake blood thrown on the panes of glass

June 5, 2019 2:30 PM

New £50 Note Will NOT Be Vegan, Confirms Bank Of England

The note will contain animal fat, despite complaints from vegans and religious groups about the smaller notes, which were released earlier and also contain the tallow

June 5, 2019 1:56 PM

New Vegan Burgers To Launch In Meat Aisle Of Stores Across US

The plant-based meat products from Before the Butcher include beefless burgers, savory chicken burgers, roasted turkey burgers and breakfast sausages

June 5, 2019 11:15 AM

Tesco Stores Run Out Of Vegan Food After Institute Trials Plant-Based Diet

A branch of the retailer in Slovakia has empty shelves where soy milk and tofu should be - as more people opt for alternatives to their usual animal products

June 5, 2019 11:00 AM

Vegans Joaquin Phoenix And Rooney Mara Lead Funeral Procession For Animals

The event was in commemoration of National Animal Rights Day. Activists carried the bodies of animals who'd been killed by humans on factory farms

June 4, 2019 5:19 PM

Nearly 100 Vegan Activists Arrested As 600 Stage Demo At Slaughterhouse

They removed 32 ducklings from the premises and took them for veterinary attention. They said these animals will be taken to sanctuaries to live out their lives

June 4, 2019 3:58 PM

Vegan Climate Activist Greta Thunberg On Cover Of 'WIRED' Magazine

Despite her multiple magazine covers and media attention, Thunberg says she is not a celebrity, and the attention will soon wane

June 4, 2019 2:54 PM

Temperatures Exceed 50C During Heatwave In India: Over 20 Dead

The high temperatures have led to a shortage of water for both humans and animals. The lack of water has triggered many cases of heatstroke

June 4, 2019 1:48 PM

Homewear Brand Launches Vegan, Biodegradable Bedding Made From Eucalyptus

The new product meets growing demand for animal-free and eco-friendly homeware, as more consumers become more conscious

June 4, 2019 12:28 PM

Waitrose Launches Packaging-Free Trial To Reduce Plastic Waste

The retailer is starting the trial in one of its Oxford stores this week. Products at the refill station will include cereal, rice, wine, beer, and cleaning products

June 4, 2019 11:37 AM

High Court In India Says Animals Should Have Same Rights As Humans

The order was written by Justice Rajiv Sharma, who made the same landmark ruling in the Uttarakhand High Court last year, in a bid to offer protection to animals

June 3, 2019 5:31 PM

High-Tech Vegan Chicken Nuggets And Bacon Launching At Patty & Bun

The launch marks the first time the products from vegan startup THIS will be available in a restaurant

June 3, 2019 11:33 AM

Thousands Of People Sign Up For Summer Vegan Pledge

The initiative invites people to try a plant-based diet for 30 days throughout June, offering support, information, and advice

June 3, 2019 10:01 AM

Vegan Activists Barbecue Fake Dogs In UK Cities

The protest, by animal rights charity PETA, wants to encourage people to consider why they eat animals like pigs, cows, chickens, and others - but are horrified at the idea of eating dogs

June 2, 2019 9:30 AM

'Eating Animals' Film By Vegan Natalie Portman Coming To UK Cinemas This Week

The film is based on Jonathan Safran Foer's book of the same name, and looks at how animals are abused within the factory farming complex

June 2, 2019 8:37 AM

Blind Vegan Activist Knocked To Ground During Anti-Butcher Protest

Angry shoppers turned on the campaigners during the sit-in, which took place in a busy shopping center in Sheffield, according to reports

May 29, 2019 4:42 PM

Vegan 'Game Of Thrones' Star Jerome Flynn Reveals Why He Ditched Animal Products

The actor reveals that he found it hard to ditch the goat's cheese - but Viva! Founder Juliet Gellatley shared information about the goat farming industry

May 29, 2019 3:13 PM

Levels Of Antibiotics In World's Rivers Are Dangerous, Says Study

The news has been described as 'worrying' by scientists who described drug pollution is one of the main ways bacteria can become medicine-resistant

May 29, 2019 2:28 PM

100% Vegan Hotel To Open In Scotland Next Month

The establishment, in Pitlochry, wants to 'offer travelers the opportunity to experience the Scottish Highlands without compromising on their ethics'

May 29, 2019 1:14 PM

Extinction Fears As Malaysia's Last Male Sumatran Rhino Dies

There are now fewer than 100 of the animals left in the world - with some estimates as low as just 30. They have reportedly been victims of habitat fragmentation

May 29, 2019 12:32 PM

H&M Wins Homeware Award For Its 'Conscious Collection' Vegan Wool Rug

The item was honored as part of animal rights charity PETA's third annual Vegan Homeware Awards, which also highlighted apple leather furniture, soy-wax candles, and bedding made from a recycled fiber down alternative

May 28, 2019 5:41 PM

Waitrose Launches UK's First Supermarket Vegan Seitan Burger

The upmarket supermarket said it is excited to be expanding its animal-free with the patty, which is aimed at meat-free diners over the barbecue season

May 28, 2019 4:57 PM

Vegan 'Dragon's Den' Business Pitching Event Returns For 2019 - Applications Open

Pitch + Plant, hosted by vegan events company Vevolution, invites plant-based businesses to pitch for investment

May 28, 2019 1:09 PM

Vegan Company Beyond Meat To Start Production In Europe Next Year

The company has partnered Zandbergen World's Finest Meat, and will use a new facility that's currently being built in the Netherlands, to produce plant-based meats

May 28, 2019 12:09 PM

Vegan Activists Reveal What Happened To Trembling Pig In Viral Video

The video showing the small frightened animal garnered millions of views across social media channels. The activists who filmed it share the heartbreaking story

May 28, 2019 11:18 AM

Arnold Schwarzenegger 'Starstruck' To Meet Vegan Environmentalist Greta Thunberg

The pair met before and during the Austrian World Summit - Schwarzenegger's climate action organization lobbying to speed up the implementation of the Paris Climate Agreement

May 28, 2019 10:07 AM

Boris Johnson 'Trying Vegan Diet' - Thanks To His Girlfriend

The Tory politician previously said he would never give up meat to save the planet - but now he appears to have changed his outlook

May 24, 2019 4:20 PM

Burger King Launches Vegan Chicken Burger In Sweden - Plus 'Unbelievable Whopper'

The fast-food giant seems keen to capitalize on the growing demand for vegan food, following its US 'Impossible Whopper' launch with these European options

May 24, 2019 1:40 PM

Vegan Entrepreneurs To Run Marathon And Raise Money For Animals

Mike and Joe Hill are the father and son co-founders of frozen pizza empire One Planet Pizza. They reveal how they trained for the event - and who they are fundraising for

May 24, 2019 11:29 AM

Morrisons To Launch Plastic-Free Fruit And Vegetable Sections

The UK supermarket giant will offer its customers up to 127 varieties of fruit and veg plastic-free or in recyclable paper bags in the new sections

May 24, 2019 10:56 AM

Vegan TED Talk Eyes 1,000,000 Views Within A Week

More than half a million people watched the talk by Good Food Institute Executive Director Bruce Friedrich, who says meat alternative products are 'critical' when it comes to overhauling the food system

May 23, 2019 5:45 PM

Pret To 'Turbo Charge' Development Of Vegan & Veggie Stores After Buying Eat

The company's chief executive said the purpose of the deal - which saw Pret buy around 90 outlets of its smaller rival, is to 'serve a growing demand of vegetarian and vegan customers who want delicious, high-quality food and drink options'

May 23, 2019 5:19 PM

New Vegan Hot Dog Is 'Better Than Most Meat Versions' Says Washington Post

The hotdog, created by UK food tech company Moving Mountains, is currently available from Earthling Ed's Unity Diner

May 23, 2019 4:53 PM

New Vegan Pizzeria Opens In London - 90% Of Customers Are Non-Vegans

The outlet, in Hackney, offers a range of vegan pizza toppings, including cheese, white sauces, and potatoes among others

May 23, 2019 2:58 PM

Vegan JUST Egg Launches In Mainland China

The product is being offered by e-commerce, retail, and foodservice outlets in China, including Hema, Tmall.com, Hunter Gatherer, and FreshFresh.com among others

May 23, 2019 1:54 PM

UK's First Vegan Members' Club To Open In London Next Month

The facility, which is being opened by the team behind BRIGHT Zine, will feature a co-working and events space on Hackney Road

May 23, 2019 11:58 AM

'Jokes About Lying To My Son About Vegan Food Were Taken Out Of Context' Says Actor Teresa Palmer

The Australian star says her five-year-old son follows a vegetarian diet - and sometimes gets mixed up, worrying that there will be meat in food that isn't vegan

May 23, 2019 11:20 AM

25% Of Brits Will Be Vegan Or Veggie By 2025, Says Sainsbury's

The UK supermarket giant made the prediction in its Future of Food Report, which looked at how the food landscape could change over the next century

May 23, 2019 10:08 AM

Vegan Activists Storm Nandos Playing Animal Abuse Footage

The campaigners used footage from a recent undercover investigation on a chicken farm, which they say showed workers 'standing on animals, breaking their necks, and leaving them convulsing into a painful death'

May 22, 2019 5:46 PM

Top Designer Prada Ditching Fur To Meet Demand For 'Ethical Products'

The fashion house joins a slew of others in dropping the unethical fabric, as consumers clammer for alternative options

May 22, 2019 3:23 PM

Vegan Celebrity Natalie Portman Denies Dating Moby: He Responds

The musician took to Instagram to post about actor and activist Portman, who said Moby's claims that they had dated in his recent book were not 'fact-checked'

May 22, 2019 2:20 PM

Vegan Joaquin Phoenix To Lead Funeral Procession For Dead Farm Animals

The event, which will commemorate the ninth National Animal Rights Day, will be attended by tens of thousands of people in 32 major cities around the world

May 22, 2019 12:51 PM

UK Government To Ban Sale Of Plastic Straws, Stirrers, And Cotton Buds From Next Year

People with a disability or a medical need for plastic will be able to get them upon request, according to reports

May 22, 2019 11:56 AM

Veganism Popularity At 'All-Time High in South Africa' According New Data

An analysis of Google Trends data looked at whether the popularity of the vegan movement reached the African continent - discovering that SA is 'the only African country with a sizable vegan following'

May 22, 2019 10:43 AM

Morrisons Launches Vegan Tuna - In Its Tinned Fish Aisle

According to the UK supermarket giant, 'so many customers want an easy alternative to tuna, that's high in protein and can be used in much the same way'

May 22, 2019 10:05 AM

UPDATED: Burger King To Launch European Version Of Its Plant-Based Impossible Whopper

The burger, featuring Impossible Foods' plant-based patty, was initially trialed in stores around Missouri. According to bosses, the trial exceeded expectations

May 20, 2019 6:08 PM

Internet Trolls Invited To Taste Vegan Meat And Share Their Views

The taste test was captured on camera by plant-based startup This, which is launching meat alternative products in Holland & Barrett stores across the UK this June

May 20, 2019 4:35 PM

Farmer Blasts 'Vegan Vigilantes' Who Spread 'Lies On Social Media'

Countryfile presenter Adam Henson said he wants people to 'make informed choices' about what they eat - and that he wants an agricultural GCSE introduced so they can do that

May 20, 2019 2:53 PM

Budget Supermarket Aldi Launches New Vegan Meat Products

The new products include plant-based 'chicken' burgers, sausage rolls, no beef burgers, and superfood burgers made from quinoa, couscous, pumpkin seeds, butternut squash, red pepper, and sweet potato

May 20, 2019 10:35 AM

Ultra-Realistic Vegan Sausages To Launch In Sainsbury's

According to the company behind the bangers, they will fool meat-eaters, as the texture and flavor is so similar to their traditional animal-based counterparts

May 20, 2019 9:23 AM

Vegan Activists Storm McDonald's And Cover It In Fake Blood

The animal rights campaigners with grassroots organization DxE said 'power we have over our fellow animals is not an invitation to exploit'

May 17, 2019 5:32 PM

Pret a Manger 'To Buy Eat - And Turn 90 Stores Into Veggie & Vegan Outlets', Say Reports

Pret a Manger has 400 stores in the UK - including four 'Veggie Pret' outlets, based in London and Manchester

May 17, 2019 3:37 PM

Vegan Chris Packham Receives CBE At Buckingham Palace

The TV presenter and naturalist was appointed a CBE for his services to nature conservation

May 17, 2019 2:17 PM

100% Vegan Fashion Show Returns To London

The event, which will be held on Brick Lane, has partnered with industry giants including Paul Mitchell haircare and Kat Von D make-up

May 17, 2019 12:46 PM

Internet Sensation Grumpy Cat Dies Aged 7

The cat's human companions shared the news on Instagram, saying they were 'unimaginably heartbroken' by her death - which was the result of an infection

May 17, 2019 10:27 AM

Fatburger Adds Vegan Cheese To Its Plant-Based Impossible Burger

The fast-food chain said it prides itself 'in being an early adopter of innovative new menu items' and anticipates that the new offering will perform well

May 16, 2019 5:11 PM

EXCLUSIVE: Lucy Watson Feed Me Vegan Ready Meals Launch At Ocado

All the meals, which launched in 155 Waitrose & Partners stores across the country last October, come in plastic-free packaging which is recyclable and biodegradable

May 16, 2019 4:30 PM

Donkey Abuse In African Abattoirs Revealed By Vegan Activists

A video exposé released today by animal rights charity PETA shows frightened animals being beaten

May 16, 2019 1:46 PM

'You Don't Need Meat To Build Muscle', Says Vegan Bodybuilder

"The daftest thing I hear about veganism, and I hear it on a fairly regular basis, is that vegans can't make muscle, you need meat for protein. My argument is always, of course, 'why am I twice your size then?'."

May 16, 2019 12:32 PM

Sainsbury's Launches Vegan Cocktail Sausages And Sausage Rolls

The new items join eight Fry's products that launched in 524 Sainsbury's stores at the end of 2018, including artisan southern-style tenders, chargrilled beef-style strips, and a steak & ale country pie

May 16, 2019 11:19 AM

Number Of Vegans In UK Care Homes Skyrockets By 167% In 5 Years

Now advocates are calling for better provision of vegan meals in care facilities, saying there is still a lot of work to do

May 16, 2019 10:37 AM

Burger King Plant-Based Impossible Whopper Rolls Out To Three More Cities

The sandwich, which features the high-tech Impossible Burger patty, debuted in Missouri last month. Due to its success, it will become available across the States by the end of 2019

May 15, 2019 5:37 PM

Food Giant Behind Mr. Kipling To Launch Vegan Cakes And Desserts

The new releases are described as a response to changing consumer taste, as more people opt for animal-free offerings

May 15, 2019 4:26 PM

Piers Morgan Brands Vegans Hypocrites For 'Slaughtering Insects'

The controversial TV host made the comments on Good Morning Britain today, while speaking to a representative from animal rights charity PETA

June 19, 2019 5:35 PM

Vegan James Cameron Says: 'We Need A Meatless World In 20 Years'

The environmentalist, who is currently filming in New Zealand, made the comments in an interview where he spoke about the damage animal agriculture inflicts on the planet

June 19, 2019 4:13 PM

Pigs Killed After Lorry Carrying 190 Animals Overturns On M32

The driver of the lorry is said to have suffered from injuries, which are not believed to be life-changing

June 19, 2019 3:02 PM

Del Taco Launches 2 Burritos With Vegan Beyond Meat In 580 Outlets

The new launches follow the major success of the chain's Beyond Taco, more than 2,000,000 of which have been sold since April

June 19, 2019 12:56 PM

Tesco Investigates After Prankster Swaps Labels On Meat And Veggie Lasagne

The perpetrator of the switch bragged about the prank on Facebook - earning backlash from fellow social media users, who said the 'joke' could kill someone

June 19, 2019 10:52 AM

Vegan Oatly Ice-Cream Launches In The US

Seven flavors of the oat milk-based ice-cream will be available in bodegas across New York, reaching Whole Foods and Wegman's later this Fall

June 19, 2019 10:20 AM

36% Of British Meat-Eaters Buy Specialist Vegan And Veggie Products

Data shows the consumers in both the UK and US are turning towards meat alternative products

June 18, 2019 3:37 PM

Undercover Footage Shows Brutal Slaughter Of Pigs In Cambodia

The video, which shows shirtless workers repeatedly clubbing the animals in the head, has led campaigners to call for animal welfare reform

June 18, 2019 12:12 PM

Greggs Lover Vows To Eat Vegan Sausage Roll At Every Store In The UK

'When Greggs brought out the Vegan Sausage roll I was in heaven - I'm on a mission'

June 14, 2019 5:35 PM

'We Can End Animal Agriculture By 2035', Says Scientist

Pat Brown, the founder of Impossible Foods, says his mission may sound difficult - but he believes it can be done, and he is serious about achieving it

June 14, 2019 5:01 PM

Tesco Plant-Based Director To Speak At Vegan Business Bootcamp

The event will also feature other entrepreneurs and business leaders from the field, including the founders of Huel, and allplants among others

June 14, 2019 3:09 PM

Vegan Musician Johnny Marr Urges Greek Minister To End 'Wretched' Donkey Rides

The plea follows an investigation which revealed that the animals are often forced to carry extremely heavy loads, and then left tethered in the blazing sun without water or shade

June 14, 2019 2:07 PM

New Video Urges Public To Go Vegan On Stop Live Transport International Awareness Day

'We urge all who oppose animal cruelty to join us, bear witness and choose a kind, healthy diet. Choose vegan'

June 14, 2019 12:42 PM

Byron Launches Two Vegan Burgers - With Beyond Burger Patty

'We designed the burgers to be enjoyed by committed vegans and people who just want to cut down on their meat consumption, without compromising on flavor'

June 14, 2019 11:04 AM

Vegan Billie Eilish Says Farm Animals Are 'Tortured For Your Pleasure'

The teen music sensation shared a video of the recent Fair Oaks Farm expose - which uncovered multiple instances of calves being abused. She shared the message with her 26 million Instagram followers

June 13, 2019 9:32 AM

KFC Trials Vegan Chicken Burger Called 'The Imposter'

The burger, which features a quorn fillet coated in a the chain's traditional cripsy batter, will be available from June 17 for four weeks in selected restaurants

June 12, 2019 3:57 PM

Most Meat In 2040 'Will Be Vegan Or Cultured - Not From Dead Animals', Says Report

Huge amounts of money have been invested in both the plant-based and cultured meat industries - with massive developments expected in coming years

June 12, 2019 3:13 PM

Tesla Models 3 And Y To Go 100% Vegan By End Of 2020

While the company offers non-leather interiors, animal-free steering wheels must be ordered off-menu. As of next year, these two models will come with a vegan wheel as standard

June 12, 2019 12:48 PM

Investigation Reveals Torture Of Elephants And Primates In Thailand Tourist Industry

The animals were jabbed with sharp metal spikes then left with bleeding wounds, forced to perform tricks, and stopped from interacting with each other

June 12, 2019 11:49 AM

Food Giant Says 'Final Goodbye' To Meat To Concentrate On Skyrocketing Vegan Market

Vivera Foodgroup, which is one of Europe's biggest plant-based producers, has sold meat company Enkco, describing the move as a 'final goodbye' to meat

June 12, 2019 10:35 AM

Leon To Launch Vegan Soft-Serve As Part Of Its Biggest Plant-Based Menu

The new dishes include the soft-serve ice-cream, as well as vegan milkshakes, and cheesy jackfruit nuggets

June 11, 2019 5:17 PM

Heather Mills Partners Kale United To Relaunch Major Swedish Vegan Food Brand

The Astrid Och Aporna line, which features vegan meat, fish, and dairy alternatives, is Sweden's most well-established range of its kind

June 11, 2019 12:37 PM

Chimpanzee Meat Being Eaten In UK, Says Report

The flesh is being served 'as a delicacy' at weddings, according to an article by The Telegraph

June 11, 2019 11:20 AM

Hard Rock Cafe Launches Vegan 'Bleeding' Burger In Europe

The patty from UK tech company Moving Mountains has zero cholesterol, 25g of plant protein, is vegan and free-from antibiotics and hormones

June 11, 2019 10:41 AM

Bryan Adams Says 'Go Vegan' - Wearing 'Veganism For Everybody' Shirt

The rock icon took to Instagram to share his pro-vegan message - sharing his words with more than half a million followers

June 10, 2019 5:43 PM

'Vegan Filter' Browser Extension Launched To Help Ethical Consumers Shop

Using the extension, only vegan products are shown on shopping sites. It is especially popular with new and transitioning vegans

June 10, 2019 3:44 PM

Plant-Based Impossible Whopper Launches In 100 California Burger Kings

The meatless version of the burger chain's sandwich is now available in 100 stores across the San Francisco Bay Area

June 10, 2019 12:51 PM

P&O Ferries Launches New Vegan Dishes To Meet Demand

The travel giant has added plant-based pizza and pasta to the menu in a bid to cater for the growing number of vegans

June 10, 2019 11:47 AM

Romesh Ranganathan Sent 'Vitriolic Hate' For Saying 'Vegans Are Better'

The comic made a short video for the BBC saying that vegans make better ethical decisions and are 'better for the planet' - but he has revealed that the backlash has been severe

June 10, 2019 9:26 AM

'Unparalleled' Vegan Bacon Launching Nationwide In Ocado Next Month

The bacon, made by UK startup THIS, will be accompanied by other products from the range, including vegan chicken rotisserie pieces, and panko-bread-crumbed goujons of chicken

June 10, 2019 8:57 AM

Major Dairy Farm Caught Lying About Selling Calves For Veal

Fair Oaks Farm in Indiana has come under fire since an expose - branded the biggest of its kind in history - was released last week. As well as showing animal abuse, it revealed that the farm had been untruthful about the destination of bobby calves

June 7, 2019 3:17 PM

Free 'Vegan Super Pack' Will Help People Ditch Animal Products

The pack, from leading UK vegan campaigning charity Viva!, has been launched to 'answer the most common questions that new and aspiring vegans have'

June 7, 2019 1:47 PM

Burger King Store Sold Beef To Customers Who Ordered Plant-Based Impossible Burger

It is not known how many customers unwittingly ate the meat version of Burger King's Whopper

June 7, 2019 12:32 PM

Circus Replaces Animals With Holograms For Ethical Reasons

The German circus Roncalli is the first in the world to use the spectacle - which media outlets have described as 'amazing'

June 7, 2019 11:44 AM

Vegan Star Jessie J Shows Off Her Epic Plant-Based Cooking

The musician shared pictures of tasty looking vegan food with more than 8 million followers on Instagram

June 7, 2019 11:09 AM

Undercover Video Shows Horrific Abuse Of Calves On Dairy Farm Affiliated With Coca-Cola

An investigation has now been launched into the footage, which has been described by Animal Recovery Mission as 'one of its most grueling factory farm investigations to date'

June 5, 2019 5:05 PM

Rise In Vegan Diets 'Partly To Blame' For Terrible Conditions In India's Cashew Industry

An extensive report published by the Mail Online says mainly women laborers suffer from painful burns, no contracts, guaranteed income, or pension

June 5, 2019 3:10 PM

Vegans Blamed After Butcher's Shopfront Is Graffitied

The windows of the store were smashed, and the words 'meat is murder' painted, with fake blood thrown on the panes of glass

June 5, 2019 2:30 PM

New £50 Note Will NOT Be Vegan, Confirms Bank Of England

The note will contain animal fat, despite complaints from vegans and religious groups about the smaller notes, which were released earlier and also contain the tallow

June 5, 2019 1:56 PM

New Vegan Burgers To Launch In Meat Aisle Of Stores Across US

The plant-based meat products from Before the Butcher include beefless burgers, savory chicken burgers, roasted turkey burgers and breakfast sausages

June 5, 2019 11:15 AM

Tesco Stores Run Out Of Vegan Food After Institute Trials Plant-Based Diet

A branch of the retailer in Slovakia has empty shelves where soy milk and tofu should be - as more people opt for alternatives to their usual animal products

June 5, 2019 11:00 AM

Vegans Joaquin Phoenix And Rooney Mara Lead Funeral Procession For Animals

The event was in commemoration of National Animal Rights Day. Activists carried the bodies of animals who'd been killed by humans on factory farms

June 4, 2019 5:19 PM

Nearly 100 Vegan Activists Arrested As 600 Stage Demo At Slaughterhouse

They removed 32 ducklings from the premises and took them for veterinary attention. They said these animals will be taken to sanctuaries to live out their lives

June 4, 2019 3:58 PM

Vegan Climate Activist Greta Thunberg On Cover Of 'WIRED' Magazine

Despite her multiple magazine covers and media attention, Thunberg says she is not a celebrity, and the attention will soon wane

June 4, 2019 2:54 PM

Temperatures Exceed 50C During Heatwave In India: Over 20 Dead

The high temperatures have led to a shortage of water for both humans and animals. The lack of water has triggered many cases of heatstroke

June 4, 2019 1:48 PM

Homewear Brand Launches Vegan, Biodegradable Bedding Made From Eucalyptus

The new product meets growing demand for animal-free and eco-friendly homeware, as more consumers become more conscious

June 4, 2019 12:28 PM

Waitrose Launches Packaging-Free Trial To Reduce Plastic Waste

The retailer is starting the trial in one of its Oxford stores this week. Products at the refill station will include cereal, rice, wine, beer, and cleaning products

June 4, 2019 11:37 AM

High Court In India Says Animals Should Have Same Rights As Humans

The order was written by Justice Rajiv Sharma, who made the same landmark ruling in the Uttarakhand High Court last year, in a bid to offer protection to animals

June 3, 2019 5:31 PM

High-Tech Vegan Chicken Nuggets And Bacon Launching At Patty & Bun

The launch marks the first time the products from vegan startup THIS will be available in a restaurant

June 3, 2019 11:33 AM

Thousands Of People Sign Up For Summer Vegan Pledge

The initiative invites people to try a plant-based diet for 30 days throughout June, offering support, information, and advice

June 3, 2019 10:01 AM

Vegan Activists Barbecue Fake Dogs In UK Cities

The protest, by animal rights charity PETA, wants to encourage people to consider why they eat animals like pigs, cows, chickens, and others - but are horrified at the idea of eating dogs

June 2, 2019 9:30 AM

'Eating Animals' Film By Vegan Natalie Portman Coming To UK Cinemas This Week

The film is based on Jonathan Safran Foer's book of the same name, and looks at how animals are abused within the factory farming complex

June 2, 2019 8:37 AM

Blind Vegan Activist Knocked To Ground During Anti-Butcher Protest

Angry shoppers turned on the campaigners during the sit-in, which took place in a busy shopping center in Sheffield, according to reports

May 29, 2019 4:42 PM

Vegan 'Game Of Thrones' Star Jerome Flynn Reveals Why He Ditched Animal Products

The actor reveals that he found it hard to ditch the goat's cheese - but Viva! Founder Juliet Gellatley shared information about the goat farming industry

May 29, 2019 3:13 PM

Levels Of Antibiotics In World's Rivers Are Dangerous, Says Study

The news has been described as 'worrying' by scientists who described drug pollution is one of the main ways bacteria can become medicine-resistant

May 29, 2019 2:28 PM

100% Vegan Hotel To Open In Scotland Next Month

The establishment, in Pitlochry, wants to 'offer travelers the opportunity to experience the Scottish Highlands without compromising on their ethics'

May 29, 2019 1:14 PM

Extinction Fears As Malaysia's Last Male Sumatran Rhino Dies

There are now fewer than 100 of the animals left in the world - with some estimates as low as just 30. They have reportedly been victims of habitat fragmentation

May 29, 2019 12:32 PM

H&M Wins Homeware Award For Its 'Conscious Collection' Vegan Wool Rug

The item was honored as part of animal rights charity PETA's third annual Vegan Homeware Awards, which also highlighted apple leather furniture, soy-wax candles, and bedding made from a recycled fiber down alternative

May 28, 2019 5:41 PM

Waitrose Launches UK's First Supermarket Vegan Seitan Burger

The upmarket supermarket said it is excited to be expanding its animal-free with the patty, which is aimed at meat-free diners over the barbecue season

May 28, 2019 4:57 PM

Vegan 'Dragon's Den' Business Pitching Event Returns For 2019 - Applications Open

Pitch + Plant, hosted by vegan events company Vevolution, invites plant-based businesses to pitch for investment

May 28, 2019 1:09 PM

Vegan Company Beyond Meat To Start Production In Europe Next Year

The company has partnered Zandbergen World's Finest Meat, and will use a new facility that's currently being built in the Netherlands, to produce plant-based meats

May 28, 2019 12:09 PM

Vegan Activists Reveal What Happened To Trembling Pig In Viral Video

The video showing the small frightened animal garnered millions of views across social media channels. The activists who filmed it share the heartbreaking story

May 28, 2019 11:18 AM

Arnold Schwarzenegger 'Starstruck' To Meet Vegan Environmentalist Greta Thunberg

The pair met before and during the Austrian World Summit - Schwarzenegger's climate action organization lobbying to speed up the implementation of the Paris Climate Agreement

May 28, 2019 10:07 AM

Boris Johnson 'Trying Vegan Diet' - Thanks To His Girlfriend

The Tory politician previously said he would never give up meat to save the planet - but now he appears to have changed his outlook

May 24, 2019 4:20 PM

Burger King Launches Vegan Chicken Burger In Sweden - Plus 'Unbelievable Whopper'

The fast-food giant seems keen to capitalize on the growing demand for vegan food, following its US 'Impossible Whopper' launch with these European options

May 24, 2019 1:40 PM

Vegan Entrepreneurs To Run Marathon And Raise Money For Animals

Mike and Joe Hill are the father and son co-founders of frozen pizza empire One Planet Pizza. They reveal how they trained for the event - and who they are fundraising for

May 24, 2019 11:29 AM

Morrisons To Launch Plastic-Free Fruit And Vegetable Sections

The UK supermarket giant will offer its customers up to 127 varieties of fruit and veg plastic-free or in recyclable paper bags in the new sections

May 24, 2019 10:56 AM

Vegan TED Talk Eyes 1,000,000 Views Within A Week

More than half a million people watched the talk by Good Food Institute Executive Director Bruce Friedrich, who says meat alternative products are 'critical' when it comes to overhauling the food system

May 23, 2019 5:45 PM

Pret To 'Turbo Charge' Development Of Vegan & Veggie Stores After Buying Eat

The company's chief executive said the purpose of the deal - which saw Pret buy around 90 outlets of its smaller rival, is to 'serve a growing demand of vegetarian and vegan customers who want delicious, high-quality food and drink options'

May 23, 2019 5:19 PM

New Vegan Hot Dog Is 'Better Than Most Meat Versions' Says Washington Post

The hotdog, created by UK food tech company Moving Mountains, is currently available from Earthling Ed's Unity Diner

May 23, 2019 4:53 PM

New Vegan Pizzeria Opens In London - 90% Of Customers Are Non-Vegans

The outlet, in Hackney, offers a range of vegan pizza toppings, including cheese, white sauces, and potatoes among others

May 23, 2019 2:58 PM

Vegan JUST Egg Launches In Mainland China

The product is being offered by e-commerce, retail, and foodservice outlets in China, including Hema, Tmall.com, Hunter Gatherer, and FreshFresh.com among others

May 23, 2019 1:54 PM

UK's First Vegan Members' Club To Open In London Next Month

The facility, which is being opened by the team behind BRIGHT Zine, will feature a co-working and events space on Hackney Road

May 23, 2019 11:58 AM

'Jokes About Lying To My Son About Vegan Food Were Taken Out Of Context' Says Actor Teresa Palmer

The Australian star says her five-year-old son follows a vegetarian diet - and sometimes gets mixed up, worrying that there will be meat in food that isn't vegan

May 23, 2019 11:20 AM

25% Of Brits Will Be Vegan Or Veggie By 2025, Says Sainsbury's

The UK supermarket giant made the prediction in its Future of Food Report, which looked at how the food landscape could change over the next century

May 23, 2019 10:08 AM

Vegan Activists Storm Nandos Playing Animal Abuse Footage

The campaigners used footage from a recent undercover investigation on a chicken farm, which they say showed workers 'standing on animals, breaking their necks, and leaving them convulsing into a painful death'

May 22, 2019 5:46 PM

Top Designer Prada Ditching Fur To Meet Demand For 'Ethical Products'

The fashion house joins a slew of others in dropping the unethical fabric, as consumers clammer for alternative options

May 22, 2019 3:23 PM

Vegan Celebrity Natalie Portman Denies Dating Moby: He Responds

The musician took to Instagram to post about actor and activist Portman, who said Moby's claims that they had dated in his recent book were not 'fact-checked'

May 22, 2019 2:20 PM

Vegan Joaquin Phoenix To Lead Funeral Procession For Dead Farm Animals

The event, which will commemorate the ninth National Animal Rights Day, will be attended by tens of thousands of people in 32 major cities around the world

May 22, 2019 12:51 PM

UK Government To Ban Sale Of Plastic Straws, Stirrers, And Cotton Buds From Next Year

People with a disability or a medical need for plastic will be able to get them upon request, according to reports

May 22, 2019 11:56 AM

Veganism Popularity At 'All-Time High in South Africa' According New Data

An analysis of Google Trends data looked at whether the popularity of the vegan movement reached the African continent - discovering that SA is 'the only African country with a sizable vegan following'

May 22, 2019 10:43 AM

Morrisons Launches Vegan Tuna - In Its Tinned Fish Aisle

According to the UK supermarket giant, 'so many customers want an easy alternative to tuna, that's high in protein and can be used in much the same way'

May 22, 2019 10:05 AM

UPDATED: Burger King To Launch European Version Of Its Plant-Based Impossible Whopper

The burger, featuring Impossible Foods' plant-based patty, was initially trialed in stores around Missouri. According to bosses, the trial exceeded expectations

May 20, 2019 6:08 PM

Internet Trolls Invited To Taste Vegan Meat And Share Their Views

The taste test was captured on camera by plant-based startup This, which is launching meat alternative products in Holland & Barrett stores across the UK this June

May 20, 2019 4:35 PM

Farmer Blasts 'Vegan Vigilantes' Who Spread 'Lies On Social Media'

Countryfile presenter Adam Henson said he wants people to 'make informed choices' about what they eat - and that he wants an agricultural GCSE introduced so they can do that

May 20, 2019 2:53 PM

Budget Supermarket Aldi Launches New Vegan Meat Products

The new products include plant-based 'chicken' burgers, sausage rolls, no beef burgers, and superfood burgers made from quinoa, couscous, pumpkin seeds, butternut squash, red pepper, and sweet potato

May 20, 2019 10:35 AM

Ultra-Realistic Vegan Sausages To Launch In Sainsbury's

According to the company behind the bangers, they will fool meat-eaters, as the texture and flavor is so similar to their traditional animal-based counterparts

May 20, 2019 9:23 AM

Vegan Activists Storm McDonald's And Cover It In Fake Blood

The animal rights campaigners with grassroots organization DxE said 'power we have over our fellow animals is not an invitation to exploit'

May 17, 2019 5:32 PM

Pret a Manger 'To Buy Eat - And Turn 90 Stores Into Veggie & Vegan Outlets', Say Reports

Pret a Manger has 400 stores in the UK - including four 'Veggie Pret' outlets, based in London and Manchester

May 17, 2019 3:37 PM

Vegan Chris Packham Receives CBE At Buckingham Palace

The TV presenter and naturalist was appointed a CBE for his services to nature conservation

May 17, 2019 2:17 PM

100% Vegan Fashion Show Returns To London

The event, which will be held on Brick Lane, has partnered with industry giants including Paul Mitchell haircare and Kat Von D make-up

May 17, 2019 12:46 PM

Internet Sensation Grumpy Cat Dies Aged 7

The cat's human companions shared the news on Instagram, saying they were 'unimaginably heartbroken' by her death - which was the result of an infection

May 17, 2019 10:27 AM

Fatburger Adds Vegan Cheese To Its Plant-Based Impossible Burger

The fast-food chain said it prides itself 'in being an early adopter of innovative new menu items' and anticipates that the new offering will perform well

May 16, 2019 5:11 PM

EXCLUSIVE: Lucy Watson Feed Me Vegan Ready Meals Launch At Ocado

All the meals, which launched in 155 Waitrose & Partners stores across the country last October, come in plastic-free packaging which is recyclable and biodegradable

May 16, 2019 4:30 PM

Donkey Abuse In African Abattoirs Revealed By Vegan Activists

A video exposé released today by animal rights charity PETA shows frightened animals being beaten

May 16, 2019 1:46 PM

'You Don't Need Meat To Build Muscle', Says Vegan Bodybuilder

"The daftest thing I hear about veganism, and I hear it on a fairly regular basis, is that vegans can't make muscle, you need meat for protein. My argument is always, of course, 'why am I twice your size then?'."

May 16, 2019 12:32 PM

Sainsbury's Launches Vegan Cocktail Sausages And Sausage Rolls

The new items join eight Fry's products that launched in 524 Sainsbury's stores at the end of 2018, including artisan southern-style tenders, chargrilled beef-style strips, and a steak & ale country pie

May 16, 2019 11:19 AM

Number Of Vegans In UK Care Homes Skyrockets By 167% In 5 Years

Now advocates are calling for better provision of vegan meals in care facilities, saying there is still a lot of work to do

May 16, 2019 10:37 AM

Burger King Plant-Based Impossible Whopper Rolls Out To Three More Cities

The sandwich, which features the high-tech Impossible Burger patty, debuted in Missouri last month. Due to its success, it will become available across the States by the end of 2019

May 15, 2019 5:37 PM

Food Giant Behind Mr. Kipling To Launch Vegan Cakes And Desserts

The new releases are described as a response to changing consumer taste, as more people opt for animal-free offerings

May 15, 2019 4:26 PM

Piers Morgan Brands Vegans Hypocrites For 'Slaughtering Insects'

The controversial TV host made the comments on Good Morning Britain today, while speaking to a representative from animal rights charity PETA