Plant Based News

April 19, 2019 10:48 AM

Rabbits Have Eyelids Sewn Shut And Are Infected With Cholera In 'Secret University Experiments'

Almost 10,000 rabbits were used in experiments within Britain during 2017 according to the latest data - with many of these taking place within educational institutions

April 17, 2019 5:20 PM

Feeding Wild Fish To Farmed Fish Is Crippling The Seas, Says Report

The report reviews the latest scientific research on the impact of reduction fisheries and the lack of transparency and sustainability in the aquafeed sector

April 12, 2019 5:30 PM

Major Vegan Festival Returns To Hong Kong This Weekend

The event, Asia's biggest Conscious Festival, drew 4,500 attendees last year and looks to top that this year

April 10, 2019 5:26 PM

Oatly Creates Chinese Word For 'Vegan Milk' As It Launches In Hong Kong

Oatly says Hong Kong people say they want more information and education about plant-based milk - and the Swedish company wants to expand the category for all like-minded businesses

April 9, 2019 2:59 PM

Global Vegan Bake Sale Returns For 11th Anniversary

The event, which has raised more than $440,000, has so far reached 27 countries across six continents

April 8, 2019 11:40 AM

Zero Waste Vegan Market Coming To London This Weekend

The event will feature around 50 stalls selling sustainable products as well as food. There will also be a range of talks on offer on veganism activism and cooking among others

April 4, 2019 6:34 PM

Vegan Documentary About Devastation Of Fur Farming To Launch Online Today

In many countries around the world, markets for fur are closing down as demand wanes. But in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia, the government is putting its own citizens' wellbeing second to this controversial industry

April 3, 2019 4:29 PM

WATCH: Goldfish 3 Second Memory - Fact Or Fiction?

Fish have long been seen as emotionless, and unintelligent. But this is far from the truth. Now more and more people are learning about the incredible feats these amazing creatures are capable of

April 2, 2019 3:47 PM

'We Have No Data To Show We Need Animal Products' Says Plant-Based Doctor

Physician Dr. Danielle Belardo is a Cardiology Fellow, and American Board of Internal Medicine, Board Certified Physician, who advocates for plant-based nutrition to prevent and reverse heart disease

March 27, 2019 11:30 AM

Ireland Holds Its First Ever Plant-Based Nutrition Conference

Medical experts in the field of cancer, diabetes, inflammatory bowel disease, and cardiovascular disease gave talks at the event

March 26, 2019 12:58 PM

Plant Based News Joins Independent Press Regulator IMPRESS

Under the regulation scheme PBN has a proper procedure in place, which is displayed online, to deal with complaints and concerns

March 25, 2019 5:49 PM

'The Bible Says We Should Eat Vegetables And Fruits' Says Vegan Holistic Health Coach

Shanon Whittingham, who is currently training to become a Board-Certified Registered Dietitian-Nutritionist, spoke to PBN Co-founder about veganism, spirituality, and more on the latest PBN podcast

March 25, 2019 4:47 PM

Plant Based News Honored With Award At London Event

The Compassionate Business Award was presented by PETA Founder and President Ingrid Newkirk in recognition of PBN creating a 'global news platform' to speak about vegan living

March 25, 2019 11:06 AM

New Names Added To Vegan Camp-Out 2019 Line-Up

The event will see a host of names from the vegan and plant-based worlds, taking to the stage, to offer information, advice, and entertainment. Organizers say they believe the event offers 'something for everyone'

March 22, 2019 10:59 AM

WATCH: 11 Shocking Fads The Internet Said Were 'Healthy'

From urine therapy and staring at the sun to eating raw brains and massive excesses of sugar, these fads - some of which are dangerous - have been touted as miracle cures for a whole range of conditions

March 21, 2019 3:29 PM

Vegan Journalist Who Was Threatened After Writing About Dairy To Share His Story

Chas Newkey-Burden is best known in vegan circles for his viral Guardian article 'Dairy is scary. The public are waking up to the darkest part of farming'. He will talk about writing for the mainstream media at the upcoming Brighton VegFest

March 21, 2019 12:21 PM

Vegan Activists Document Horrific Animal Suffering Around The World

The activists and photographers embarked on the project 10 months ago, when they left their London lives to start documenting the plight of animals who are exploited and abused around the world

March 19, 2019 3:48 PM

10 Vegan Jokes That Will Make You Cringe

Almost every herbivore will have found themselves as the butt of jokes about vegans and veganism...and then accused of having no sense of hummus (groan)

March 15, 2019 12:30 PM

Vegan Kids Join Crowd Of 300,000 In Australian Climate Strike

The children taking part in the climate strikes, which aim to put pressure on politicians to take action against climate change, were part of the Million Dollar Vegan campaign

March 12, 2019 3:07 PM

BOSH! Partners Vegan Nights To Launch New Cookbook BISH BASH BOSH!

Henry Firth and Ian Theasby, who scored a number one bestseller with their debut cookbook, will launch their newest tome at the event in April

March 11, 2019 1:25 PM

Acclaimed Chef Credits Plant-Based Diet With Treating Her Eating Disorder

'Not realizing that from a very young age I was actually suffering from an addiction to refined carbohydrates (sugars and flours), I felt that I was somehow defective and that there was something seriously wrong with me'

March 11, 2019 12:23 PM

Vegan Activists Deny Killing Piglets During Farm Occupation

The farmer says the sit-in, which was attended by around 200 activists and aimed at highlighting the plight of animals farmed for food, caused the death of two pigs. Campaigners say video footage of the event shows the animals were already dead

March 8, 2019 11:40 AM

Plant-Based Doctors To Educate The Public About Colon Cancer

There were 1.8 million new cases and more than 850,000 deaths from colorectal cancer worldwide in 2018 - it's time to learn more about preventing this disease

March 4, 2019 10:16 AM

'I'd Love To See More Support In The Vegan Community' Says Actor Daniella Monet

The animal advocate wants to see organizations and individuals come together, offering support for each other, while sharing the same goals

March 4, 2019 9:54 AM

50% Of Customers At 'Crazy Busy' Vegan Pie Shop Are Meat Eaters

The Acorn Pie and Mash opened its doors on February 20, selling a range of pies, liquor sauce, and mash, as well as hot and cold drinks

March 3, 2019 3:59 PM

First Vegan Farmers Market Set To Open In London

Plant Based Events has announced that the U.K. capital's very first fully vegan farmers market will take place in Portobello on March 10

March 3, 2019 1:33 PM

New Red Food Dye Can Replace Carmine To Make Vegan Candy

Demand has been growing for vegetarian and vegan alternatives to carmine - which is made from crushed-up insects

March 3, 2019 12:08 PM

Major Vegan Meat Brand Fry's To Launch In US To Meet Demand

The South African meat alternative specialist has announced that the next phase of its global expansion will include a US launch

March 1, 2019 1:34 PM

10 Hilarious Vegan Jokes To Make You Laugh Til You Cry (Maybe)

Think you've heard them all? Have a browse - you might find something new to make you LOL

February 28, 2019 1:29 PM

New Pro-Vegan Animal Think Tank Aims To Build Anti-Speciesist Movement

The organization wants to provide vegan activists with guidance, support, a decent framework and the encouragement to analyze, self-reflect, learn and improve

February 28, 2019 11:41 AM

Vegan Activist James Aspey Running For Parliament

He will be running with Australia's Animal Justice Party in the seat of Heathcoate. He wants to speak out for animals in the political arena

February 27, 2019 9:20 PM

Vegan Bodybuilder Nimai Delgado Built This Body Without Ever Eating Meat

The athlete opened up about growing up as a lacto-vegetarian, and the moment that finally made him give up dairy for good

February 25, 2019 5:39 PM

EXCLUSIVE: PBN Readers Can Get $250 Off Leading Plant-Based Nutrition Course

The online course, which has more than 80 contributors, teaches lifestyle medicine which has been clinically refined over 60 years

February 21, 2019 9:58 AM

New Online Plant-Based Health Course 'Takes Diet And Health To The Next Level'

The Hippocrates Lifestyle Medicine Coaching Online Program incorporates the knowledge of more than 80 contributors, teaching lifestyle protocol medicine which has been clinically refined over 60 years

February 20, 2019 2:29 PM

Winner Of Plant Based News eCornell Competition Announced

The course offers video presentations with over 20 experts' research and perspectives, which emphasize why following a plant-based diet and lifestyle is optimal for health

February 19, 2019 9:34 AM

Vegan Meat Pioneer Tofurky Launches New Plant-based Desserts

Tofurky has announced a new line of plant-based, dairy-free frozen cheesecakes under its new Moocho brand. The products, which will launch in the US in May this year, come in three flavors - Triple Berry Swirl, New York Style Vanilla, and Chocolate

February 17, 2019 1:58 PM

Europe's First Vegan Supermarket Chain Sets New Industry Standard For Sustainability And Transparency

New labels on Veganz products will give buyers information on animal welfare, water use, rainforest destruction and carbon footprint relating to what's in their shopping baskets

February 15, 2019 4:15 PM

New Empowerment Community Launched For Vegan Women

The community will bring together women to support and celebrate each other through events. The first She Loves Plants event takes place on March 10

February 15, 2019 3:14 PM

Clothing Company ETHCS Drops Ex-Vegan Tim Shieff

Remaining company members said they had enjoyed a good professional and personal relationship with Shieff - but that everyone involved decided it was better for him to leave

February 14, 2019 3:55 PM

'It's A Misconception That All Vegans Are Leftists' Says Vegan Activist Tal Gilboa

The prominent advocate said veganism is not associated with any particular political party, as 'animal rights know no political party boundaries'

February 13, 2019 5:28 PM

Jailed Vegan Blogger Threatened To Strangle Ex 'Until Her Eyes Bled'

Kyle O'Sullivan, who grew a significant social media after his 'vegan rap' went viral, has been jailed for 12 months for threatening his ex-girlfriend

February 11, 2019 5:40 PM

Meat Can Be Addictive According To Leading Doctor

During an exclusive interview with Plant Based News Founder Klaus Mitchell, Dr. Klaper described how some people can become dependent on flesh

February 7, 2019 10:50 AM

Guide To Gut Health And A Vegan Diet: New Course Created By Doctor And Dietician

Vegan food duo The Happy Pear have launched the course in collaboration with Consultant Gastroenterologist Dr. Alan Desmond and Registered Dietitian Rosie Martin

January 30, 2019 5:38 PM

'The Evidence For A Plant-Based Diet Is Overwhelming', Says Doctor

Dr. Gemma Newman advocates for a plant-based diet - saying that there is a tremendous amount medical literature dating back to the 1920s, which shows how positive an animal-free diet can be

January 16, 2019 6:10 PM

'You're Subconsciously Conditioned To Eat Meat' Vegan Athlete Leo Venus

The medical student and vegan athlete spoke about his cultural background, how he became vegan, and the connection between meat eating and masculinity

January 16, 2019 4:51 PM

WATCH: Beyonce's Plant-Based Weight Loss Guru Launches New Diet Plan

Marco Borges - who advocates adopting whole food plant-based habits into your regime is best known for helping megastars Beyonce and Jay-Z get in shape

January 16, 2019 4:10 PM

COMPETITION: Win Place On T. Colin Campbell Plant-Based Nutrition Certificate Course At eCornell

The program, which has been described as revolutionary, teaches how a vegan diet can help prevent and even reverse some diseases

January 15, 2019 3:53 PM

Interview With A Vegan Superhero: The Remarkable Extreme Runner Fiona Oakes

The multiple World Record athlete talks openly and candidly about her life, her running, her veganism and the animals she cares for

January 8, 2019 1:12 PM

Leading Lifestyle Physicians Unite To Condemn Low Carb Keto Diet

The diet - where people consume large amounts of fat and low amounts of carbs - is becoming increasingly popular as it helps followers lose weight

January 6, 2019 3:30 PM

Cruelty-Free Giant Lush Launches 'Naked' Vegan Valentine Range

The store is also launching Lush Flowers in its London flagship store - where customers can grab bouquets of sustainable blooms for their loved ones

January 6, 2019 12:35 PM

First Vegan Restaurant Opens At Tokyo International Airport

The HealthyTOKYO Cafe & Shop was opened to meet the growing demand for plant-based foods and beverages in the region, and to cater for the increasing number of tourists visiting Japan

January 6, 2019 11:15 AM

Veganuary Smashes 200,000 Sign-Ups, Next Target In Focus

The initiative set a goal of 300,000 - and is getting close, with another three weeks left of the month, and many more people expected to sign up for the vegan pledge

January 3, 2019 12:14 PM

'So Vegan In 5' Cookbook now Available

The new book features 100 recipes containing just five ingredients each, as well as advice on how to live a more sustainable life

January 3, 2019 12:03 PM

'So Vegan' Food Bloggers Featured On Plant Based News Podcast

The pair spoke to PBN Co-founder Robbie Lockie about their own personal vegan journey - and how learning about animal agriculture prompted them to change their lifestyle

December 24, 2018 10:36 AM

RECIPE: Tiffany Watson's Vegan Cookies And Cream with Baileys

The reality TV star was asked to was asked to create a delicious vegan cocktail with Baileys Almande, the dairy-free variant to celebrate Christmas

December 22, 2018 12:08 PM

Last Tickets Available For PBN Zero Waste Supper Club

The event will celebrate plant-power while inspiring you how to reduce food waste and get creative with ingredients and leftovers

December 21, 2018 11:07 AM

'You Don't Need Animal Foods To Build Muscle': Top Vegan Bodybuilder

Eating animals used to be a major part of this athlete's regime - but since ditching them he has never felt better

December 19, 2018 5:24 PM

How One Top Designer Is Saving The World With Vegan Fashion

Textile creators and fashion designers are working hard to create alternative options to the fast fashion garments and materials that are harming the planet and its inhabitants

December 11, 2018 1:46 PM

What Is Fast Fashion - And Why Is It Killing Our Planet?

From low-paid workers to the environmental destruction of burning excess clothes, fast fashion is extremely unsustainable

December 9, 2018 5:18 PM

Meat Reduction Initiative Scoops Major Climate Change Prize

More and more people are starting to embrace data which shows that the production of animal foods has a devastating impact on the planet

December 9, 2018 3:16 PM

Vegan Group Sea Shepherd Retires Flagship Vessel - After It Saves Over 6,000 Whales

The M/Y Steve Irwin has spearheaded many successful campaigns - but she is no longer considered safe for the crew to sail

December 9, 2018 11:53 AM

Vegan Startup 'Real Fake Meats' Opens Plant-Based Butcher Shop

The store founders launched an online business earlier this year, now they want to offer their customers 'the environment of a cruelty-free butcher shop'

December 4, 2018 10:34 AM

5 Innovative Vegan Materials Designers Use Instead Of Leather

As more people opt for eco-friendly and animal-friendly clothing and accessories, fashion bosses are becoming more inventive in their fabric choices

November 30, 2018 4:21 PM

New Video Series Will Make You A More Effective Vegan Advocate

The videos were created by the Center for Effective Vegan Advocacy, which aims to increase the impact of vegan advocacy worldwide

November 29, 2018 12:40 PM

Vegan Expert To Hold Lectures On Investigations And Innovations In Fashion

Breakthroughs in sustainable vegan materials and investigations revealing cruelty in the production of non-vegan fabrics has led to interest in animal-free clothing

November 25, 2018 4:37 PM

New Vegan Chef School Aims To Meet Growing Demand For Plant-Based Cuisine

The Plant Academy aims to teach would-be chefs all they need to know about providing imaginative plant-based food to a growing population of vegans

November 25, 2018 4:11 PM

Major Organic Alcohol Brand Achieves Worldwide Vegan Certification

The Drake's line is the first and only range of spirits to be certified as organic by the USDA, verified as GMO-free, gluten-free and kosher, and now certified vegan

November 25, 2018 12:21 PM

Feeding Cats A Vegan Diet Could Potentially Break The Law

But a vegan veterinarian says he has found 'no conclusive evidence that cats and dogs fed well-planned and nutritional vegan diets are less healthy than the norm'

November 23, 2018 6:12 PM

' Eco-Lux' Vegan B&B Launches In Somerset

This vegan-run holiday accommodation is kind to animals and the environment - there are no animal foods, bone china teacups, or animal-tested toiletries here

November 23, 2018 2:21 PM

5 Surprising Myths About Vegan Dogs

There are a lot of conflicting opinions on whether or not dogs should eat a vegan diet - here are some facts about the nutrition these animals need to stay healthy

November 23, 2018 1:31 PM

New Vegan British-Made Christmas Jumpers Feature David Attenborough

The London-based social enterprise start-up behind the festive knits will donate a jumper to the homeless for every jumper sold

November 22, 2018 5:45 PM

Vegan Brand Oumph! Wins Two Major Awards At Food Matters Live

The Swedish company which is best known for its meat replacement products was awarded 'Best Food Product of the Year' and 'Best Food Product for Food Service'

November 20, 2018 2:29 PM

Major Vegan Food Awards Open For Voting This Week

Winners of the awards - which honor the best of the vegan food scene - are voted for by members of the Vegan Food UK community

November 18, 2018 5:25 PM

Shocking Undercover Footage Exposes Cruelty At High-Speed Chicken Slaughter Plant

Workers can be seen punching, shoving or throwing birds. The footage also documents birds slowly drowning in stunning baths

November 18, 2018 12:37 PM

The Body Coach Joe Wicks Launches 'Veggie Lean In 15' With Vegan Recipes Included

The fitness coach shot to fame with his 'Lean In 15' book - now he admits you don't need to eat animal products to get 'lean and fit'

November 18, 2018 11:19 AM

Cruelty-Free Brand Launches Vegan Barbie Make-Up Collection

The new vegan make-up line includes lip and nail products that are designed to be 'versatile and wearable' while 'instantly reminding you of Barbie'

November 16, 2018 5:22 PM

Green Is Good: How Socially Conscious Vegan Entrepreneurs Are Giving Back

A new wave of entrepreneurs are creating businesses that are conscious of animals, fellow humans, and the planet - as well as profitable

November 12, 2018 5:15 PM

YouTuber Rachel Ama Interviewed For Plant Based News Podcast

She opened up about going vegan, animal farming, and food

November 9, 2018 12:46 PM

Vegan Bodybuilder Set To Become Parliament Heavyweight

She wants to change Australia's political climate and 'fix the country's history of animal cruelty'

November 4, 2018 4:42 PM

Buzz Grows Around Artisan Vegan Cheeze Maker

The company's products have been described as 'works of art'

November 4, 2018 4:06 PM

Vegan Cafe Beats Traditional Eateries To Scoop Top Honors In Major Tourism Awards

The eatery's owners say they want to provide food for vegans and non-vegans alike

November 4, 2018 11:16 AM

Classic Pick 'n' Mix Now Available For Vegans In The UK

You can finally quell that craving for banoffee foams...

October 29, 2018 2:12 PM

7 Amazing Tips To Help You Eat More Cheaply As A Vegan

People often worry a plant-based diet is too expensive

October 29, 2018 10:37 AM

Vegan Camp-Out Reveals 2019 Lineup With Earthling Ed, James Aspey, And More

The multi-day festival fuses camping, talks, workshops, live music, yoga, food and more

October 25, 2018 4:40 PM

Veganism 'Growing Rapidly' In Taiwan As Hundreds Turn Out for Second Animal Rights March

The event was attended by some famous faces

October 23, 2018 12:27 PM

Plant-Based Physician Dr. Neal Barnard Honored With Major Medical Award

Dr. Barnard Will Receive the Distinguished Service Award presented by The Medical Society of the District of Columbia

October 22, 2018 2:35 PM

New Vegan Documentary Starring Inspiring Change Makers To Launch On PBN YouTube Channel

The film highlights the powerful impact of veganism

October 22, 2018 12:41 PM

Top Vegan Chef Derek Sarno Joins Campaign To Stop Cull Of Grey Squirrels

He says animals deserve compassion

October 17, 2018 1:22 PM

Vegan Athlete And Icon John Joseph Releases Book About Positive Mental Attitude

The musician, athlete, and author says mindset can help conquer anything

October 16, 2018 5:23 PM

4 Amazing Vegan Handbag Brands You Will Love

It's easy to be stylish and more eco-friendly with these top buys

October 10, 2018 12:11 PM

Is Vegan Enough? Human Exploitation In The Fashion Industry

A top designer speaks out about the importance of cruelty-free fashion

October 5, 2018 11:20 AM

Vegan Advocate Heather Mills Launches Plant-Based Column In The 'Daily Mirror'

The businesswoman, athlete, and philanthropist will write for the paper every two weeks

October 4, 2018 2:45 PM

Today Is World Animal Day: Here's An Easy Way To Support It

The initiative seeks to 'raise the status' of animals

October 3, 2018 4:37 PM

London To Host Vegan Wine And Cheese Night With Mindfulness Focus

The 'Winefulness' event will take place in Shoreditch

September 28, 2018 1:54 PM

Competition: Top Vegan Chef 'Epivegan' To Celebrate Book Launch By Cooking For You

The passionate foodie will travel to the lucky winner to make them a meal

September 28, 2018 10:03 AM

Vegan Pizza Hits Headlines For Being A 'Monstrosity'

The meagre offering was topped with just tomatoes and onions

September 27, 2018 5:42 PM

UN Brands Meat The 'World's Most Urgent Problem'

The organization has given an environmental award to plant-based companies Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods

September 26, 2018 3:24 PM

Plant Based News To Receive Special Award At London Ceremony

PBN Founders Klaus Mitchell and Robbie Lockie will collect the honor

April 19, 2019 10:48 AM

Rabbits Have Eyelids Sewn Shut And Are Infected With Cholera In 'Secret University Experiments'

Almost 10,000 rabbits were used in experiments within Britain during 2017 according to the latest data - with many of these taking place within educational institutions

April 17, 2019 5:20 PM

Feeding Wild Fish To Farmed Fish Is Crippling The Seas, Says Report

The report reviews the latest scientific research on the impact of reduction fisheries and the lack of transparency and sustainability in the aquafeed sector

April 12, 2019 5:30 PM

Major Vegan Festival Returns To Hong Kong This Weekend

The event, Asia's biggest Conscious Festival, drew 4,500 attendees last year and looks to top that this year

April 10, 2019 5:26 PM

Oatly Creates Chinese Word For 'Vegan Milk' As It Launches In Hong Kong

Oatly says Hong Kong people say they want more information and education about plant-based milk - and the Swedish company wants to expand the category for all like-minded businesses

April 9, 2019 2:59 PM

Global Vegan Bake Sale Returns For 11th Anniversary

The event, which has raised more than $440,000, has so far reached 27 countries across six continents

April 8, 2019 11:40 AM

Zero Waste Vegan Market Coming To London This Weekend

The event will feature around 50 stalls selling sustainable products as well as food. There will also be a range of talks on offer on veganism activism and cooking among others

April 4, 2019 6:34 PM

Vegan Documentary About Devastation Of Fur Farming To Launch Online Today

In many countries around the world, markets for fur are closing down as demand wanes. But in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia, the government is putting its own citizens' wellbeing second to this controversial industry

April 3, 2019 4:29 PM

WATCH: Goldfish 3 Second Memory - Fact Or Fiction?

Fish have long been seen as emotionless, and unintelligent. But this is far from the truth. Now more and more people are learning about the incredible feats these amazing creatures are capable of

April 2, 2019 3:47 PM

'We Have No Data To Show We Need Animal Products' Says Plant-Based Doctor

Physician Dr. Danielle Belardo is a Cardiology Fellow, and American Board of Internal Medicine, Board Certified Physician, who advocates for plant-based nutrition to prevent and reverse heart disease

March 27, 2019 11:30 AM

Ireland Holds Its First Ever Plant-Based Nutrition Conference

Medical experts in the field of cancer, diabetes, inflammatory bowel disease, and cardiovascular disease gave talks at the event

March 26, 2019 12:58 PM

Plant Based News Joins Independent Press Regulator IMPRESS

Under the regulation scheme PBN has a proper procedure in place, which is displayed online, to deal with complaints and concerns

March 25, 2019 5:49 PM

'The Bible Says We Should Eat Vegetables And Fruits' Says Vegan Holistic Health Coach

Shanon Whittingham, who is currently training to become a Board-Certified Registered Dietitian-Nutritionist, spoke to PBN Co-founder about veganism, spirituality, and more on the latest PBN podcast

March 25, 2019 4:47 PM

Plant Based News Honored With Award At London Event

The Compassionate Business Award was presented by PETA Founder and President Ingrid Newkirk in recognition of PBN creating a 'global news platform' to speak about vegan living

March 25, 2019 11:06 AM

New Names Added To Vegan Camp-Out 2019 Line-Up

The event will see a host of names from the vegan and plant-based worlds, taking to the stage, to offer information, advice, and entertainment. Organizers say they believe the event offers 'something for everyone'

March 22, 2019 10:59 AM

WATCH: 11 Shocking Fads The Internet Said Were 'Healthy'

From urine therapy and staring at the sun to eating raw brains and massive excesses of sugar, these fads - some of which are dangerous - have been touted as miracle cures for a whole range of conditions

March 21, 2019 3:29 PM

Vegan Journalist Who Was Threatened After Writing About Dairy To Share His Story

Chas Newkey-Burden is best known in vegan circles for his viral Guardian article 'Dairy is scary. The public are waking up to the darkest part of farming'. He will talk about writing for the mainstream media at the upcoming Brighton VegFest

March 21, 2019 12:21 PM

Vegan Activists Document Horrific Animal Suffering Around The World

The activists and photographers embarked on the project 10 months ago, when they left their London lives to start documenting the plight of animals who are exploited and abused around the world

March 19, 2019 3:48 PM

10 Vegan Jokes That Will Make You Cringe

Almost every herbivore will have found themselves as the butt of jokes about vegans and veganism...and then accused of having no sense of hummus (groan)

March 15, 2019 12:30 PM

Vegan Kids Join Crowd Of 300,000 In Australian Climate Strike

The children taking part in the climate strikes, which aim to put pressure on politicians to take action against climate change, were part of the Million Dollar Vegan campaign

March 12, 2019 3:07 PM

BOSH! Partners Vegan Nights To Launch New Cookbook BISH BASH BOSH!

Henry Firth and Ian Theasby, who scored a number one bestseller with their debut cookbook, will launch their newest tome at the event in April

March 11, 2019 1:25 PM

Acclaimed Chef Credits Plant-Based Diet With Treating Her Eating Disorder

'Not realizing that from a very young age I was actually suffering from an addiction to refined carbohydrates (sugars and flours), I felt that I was somehow defective and that there was something seriously wrong with me'

March 11, 2019 12:23 PM

Vegan Activists Deny Killing Piglets During Farm Occupation

The farmer says the sit-in, which was attended by around 200 activists and aimed at highlighting the plight of animals farmed for food, caused the death of two pigs. Campaigners say video footage of the event shows the animals were already dead

March 8, 2019 11:40 AM

Plant-Based Doctors To Educate The Public About Colon Cancer

There were 1.8 million new cases and more than 850,000 deaths from colorectal cancer worldwide in 2018 - it's time to learn more about preventing this disease

March 4, 2019 10:16 AM

'I'd Love To See More Support In The Vegan Community' Says Actor Daniella Monet

The animal advocate wants to see organizations and individuals come together, offering support for each other, while sharing the same goals

March 4, 2019 9:54 AM

50% Of Customers At 'Crazy Busy' Vegan Pie Shop Are Meat Eaters

The Acorn Pie and Mash opened its doors on February 20, selling a range of pies, liquor sauce, and mash, as well as hot and cold drinks

March 3, 2019 3:59 PM

First Vegan Farmers Market Set To Open In London

Plant Based Events has announced that the U.K. capital's very first fully vegan farmers market will take place in Portobello on March 10

March 3, 2019 1:33 PM

New Red Food Dye Can Replace Carmine To Make Vegan Candy

Demand has been growing for vegetarian and vegan alternatives to carmine - which is made from crushed-up insects

March 3, 2019 12:08 PM

Major Vegan Meat Brand Fry's To Launch In US To Meet Demand

The South African meat alternative specialist has announced that the next phase of its global expansion will include a US launch

March 1, 2019 1:34 PM

10 Hilarious Vegan Jokes To Make You Laugh Til You Cry (Maybe)

Think you've heard them all? Have a browse - you might find something new to make you LOL

February 28, 2019 1:29 PM

New Pro-Vegan Animal Think Tank Aims To Build Anti-Speciesist Movement

The organization wants to provide vegan activists with guidance, support, a decent framework and the encouragement to analyze, self-reflect, learn and improve

February 28, 2019 11:41 AM

Vegan Activist James Aspey Running For Parliament

He will be running with Australia's Animal Justice Party in the seat of Heathcoate. He wants to speak out for animals in the political arena

February 27, 2019 9:20 PM

Vegan Bodybuilder Nimai Delgado Built This Body Without Ever Eating Meat

The athlete opened up about growing up as a lacto-vegetarian, and the moment that finally made him give up dairy for good

February 25, 2019 5:39 PM

EXCLUSIVE: PBN Readers Can Get $250 Off Leading Plant-Based Nutrition Course

The online course, which has more than 80 contributors, teaches lifestyle medicine which has been clinically refined over 60 years

February 21, 2019 9:58 AM

New Online Plant-Based Health Course 'Takes Diet And Health To The Next Level'

The Hippocrates Lifestyle Medicine Coaching Online Program incorporates the knowledge of more than 80 contributors, teaching lifestyle protocol medicine which has been clinically refined over 60 years

February 20, 2019 2:29 PM

Winner Of Plant Based News eCornell Competition Announced

The course offers video presentations with over 20 experts' research and perspectives, which emphasize why following a plant-based diet and lifestyle is optimal for health

February 19, 2019 9:34 AM

Vegan Meat Pioneer Tofurky Launches New Plant-based Desserts

Tofurky has announced a new line of plant-based, dairy-free frozen cheesecakes under its new Moocho brand. The products, which will launch in the US in May this year, come in three flavors - Triple Berry Swirl, New York Style Vanilla, and Chocolate

February 17, 2019 1:58 PM

Europe's First Vegan Supermarket Chain Sets New Industry Standard For Sustainability And Transparency

New labels on Veganz products will give buyers information on animal welfare, water use, rainforest destruction and carbon footprint relating to what's in their shopping baskets

February 15, 2019 4:15 PM

New Empowerment Community Launched For Vegan Women

The community will bring together women to support and celebrate each other through events. The first She Loves Plants event takes place on March 10

February 15, 2019 3:14 PM

Clothing Company ETHCS Drops Ex-Vegan Tim Shieff

Remaining company members said they had enjoyed a good professional and personal relationship with Shieff - but that everyone involved decided it was better for him to leave

February 14, 2019 3:55 PM

'It's A Misconception That All Vegans Are Leftists' Says Vegan Activist Tal Gilboa

The prominent advocate said veganism is not associated with any particular political party, as 'animal rights know no political party boundaries'

February 13, 2019 5:28 PM

Jailed Vegan Blogger Threatened To Strangle Ex 'Until Her Eyes Bled'

Kyle O'Sullivan, who grew a significant social media after his 'vegan rap' went viral, has been jailed for 12 months for threatening his ex-girlfriend

February 11, 2019 5:40 PM

Meat Can Be Addictive According To Leading Doctor

During an exclusive interview with Plant Based News Founder Klaus Mitchell, Dr. Klaper described how some people can become dependent on flesh

February 7, 2019 10:50 AM

Guide To Gut Health And A Vegan Diet: New Course Created By Doctor And Dietician

Vegan food duo The Happy Pear have launched the course in collaboration with Consultant Gastroenterologist Dr. Alan Desmond and Registered Dietitian Rosie Martin

January 30, 2019 5:38 PM

'The Evidence For A Plant-Based Diet Is Overwhelming', Says Doctor

Dr. Gemma Newman advocates for a plant-based diet - saying that there is a tremendous amount medical literature dating back to the 1920s, which shows how positive an animal-free diet can be

January 16, 2019 6:10 PM

'You're Subconsciously Conditioned To Eat Meat' Vegan Athlete Leo Venus

The medical student and vegan athlete spoke about his cultural background, how he became vegan, and the connection between meat eating and masculinity

January 16, 2019 4:51 PM

WATCH: Beyonce's Plant-Based Weight Loss Guru Launches New Diet Plan

Marco Borges - who advocates adopting whole food plant-based habits into your regime is best known for helping megastars Beyonce and Jay-Z get in shape

January 16, 2019 4:10 PM

COMPETITION: Win Place On T. Colin Campbell Plant-Based Nutrition Certificate Course At eCornell

The program, which has been described as revolutionary, teaches how a vegan diet can help prevent and even reverse some diseases

January 15, 2019 3:53 PM

Interview With A Vegan Superhero: The Remarkable Extreme Runner Fiona Oakes

The multiple World Record athlete talks openly and candidly about her life, her running, her veganism and the animals she cares for

January 8, 2019 1:12 PM

Leading Lifestyle Physicians Unite To Condemn Low Carb Keto Diet

The diet - where people consume large amounts of fat and low amounts of carbs - is becoming increasingly popular as it helps followers lose weight

January 6, 2019 3:30 PM

Cruelty-Free Giant Lush Launches 'Naked' Vegan Valentine Range

The store is also launching Lush Flowers in its London flagship store - where customers can grab bouquets of sustainable blooms for their loved ones

January 6, 2019 12:35 PM

First Vegan Restaurant Opens At Tokyo International Airport

The HealthyTOKYO Cafe & Shop was opened to meet the growing demand for plant-based foods and beverages in the region, and to cater for the increasing number of tourists visiting Japan

January 6, 2019 11:15 AM

Veganuary Smashes 200,000 Sign-Ups, Next Target In Focus

The initiative set a goal of 300,000 - and is getting close, with another three weeks left of the month, and many more people expected to sign up for the vegan pledge

January 3, 2019 12:14 PM

'So Vegan In 5' Cookbook now Available

The new book features 100 recipes containing just five ingredients each, as well as advice on how to live a more sustainable life

January 3, 2019 12:03 PM

'So Vegan' Food Bloggers Featured On Plant Based News Podcast

The pair spoke to PBN Co-founder Robbie Lockie about their own personal vegan journey - and how learning about animal agriculture prompted them to change their lifestyle

December 24, 2018 10:36 AM

RECIPE: Tiffany Watson's Vegan Cookies And Cream with Baileys

The reality TV star was asked to was asked to create a delicious vegan cocktail with Baileys Almande, the dairy-free variant to celebrate Christmas

December 22, 2018 12:08 PM

Last Tickets Available For PBN Zero Waste Supper Club

The event will celebrate plant-power while inspiring you how to reduce food waste and get creative with ingredients and leftovers

December 21, 2018 11:07 AM

'You Don't Need Animal Foods To Build Muscle': Top Vegan Bodybuilder

Eating animals used to be a major part of this athlete's regime - but since ditching them he has never felt better

December 19, 2018 5:24 PM

How One Top Designer Is Saving The World With Vegan Fashion

Textile creators and fashion designers are working hard to create alternative options to the fast fashion garments and materials that are harming the planet and its inhabitants

December 11, 2018 1:46 PM

What Is Fast Fashion - And Why Is It Killing Our Planet?

From low-paid workers to the environmental destruction of burning excess clothes, fast fashion is extremely unsustainable

December 9, 2018 5:18 PM

Meat Reduction Initiative Scoops Major Climate Change Prize

More and more people are starting to embrace data which shows that the production of animal foods has a devastating impact on the planet

December 9, 2018 3:16 PM

Vegan Group Sea Shepherd Retires Flagship Vessel - After It Saves Over 6,000 Whales

The M/Y Steve Irwin has spearheaded many successful campaigns - but she is no longer considered safe for the crew to sail

December 9, 2018 11:53 AM

Vegan Startup 'Real Fake Meats' Opens Plant-Based Butcher Shop

The store founders launched an online business earlier this year, now they want to offer their customers 'the environment of a cruelty-free butcher shop'

December 4, 2018 10:34 AM

5 Innovative Vegan Materials Designers Use Instead Of Leather

As more people opt for eco-friendly and animal-friendly clothing and accessories, fashion bosses are becoming more inventive in their fabric choices

November 30, 2018 4:21 PM

New Video Series Will Make You A More Effective Vegan Advocate

The videos were created by the Center for Effective Vegan Advocacy, which aims to increase the impact of vegan advocacy worldwide

November 29, 2018 12:40 PM

Vegan Expert To Hold Lectures On Investigations And Innovations In Fashion

Breakthroughs in sustainable vegan materials and investigations revealing cruelty in the production of non-vegan fabrics has led to interest in animal-free clothing

November 25, 2018 4:37 PM

New Vegan Chef School Aims To Meet Growing Demand For Plant-Based Cuisine

The Plant Academy aims to teach would-be chefs all they need to know about providing imaginative plant-based food to a growing population of vegans

November 25, 2018 4:11 PM

Major Organic Alcohol Brand Achieves Worldwide Vegan Certification

The Drake's line is the first and only range of spirits to be certified as organic by the USDA, verified as GMO-free, gluten-free and kosher, and now certified vegan

November 25, 2018 12:21 PM

Feeding Cats A Vegan Diet Could Potentially Break The Law

But a vegan veterinarian says he has found 'no conclusive evidence that cats and dogs fed well-planned and nutritional vegan diets are less healthy than the norm'

November 23, 2018 6:12 PM

' Eco-Lux' Vegan B&B Launches In Somerset

This vegan-run holiday accommodation is kind to animals and the environment - there are no animal foods, bone china teacups, or animal-tested toiletries here

November 23, 2018 2:21 PM

5 Surprising Myths About Vegan Dogs

There are a lot of conflicting opinions on whether or not dogs should eat a vegan diet - here are some facts about the nutrition these animals need to stay healthy

November 23, 2018 1:31 PM

New Vegan British-Made Christmas Jumpers Feature David Attenborough

The London-based social enterprise start-up behind the festive knits will donate a jumper to the homeless for every jumper sold

November 22, 2018 5:45 PM

Vegan Brand Oumph! Wins Two Major Awards At Food Matters Live

The Swedish company which is best known for its meat replacement products was awarded 'Best Food Product of the Year' and 'Best Food Product for Food Service'

November 20, 2018 2:29 PM

Major Vegan Food Awards Open For Voting This Week

Winners of the awards - which honor the best of the vegan food scene - are voted for by members of the Vegan Food UK community

November 18, 2018 5:25 PM

Shocking Undercover Footage Exposes Cruelty At High-Speed Chicken Slaughter Plant

Workers can be seen punching, shoving or throwing birds. The footage also documents birds slowly drowning in stunning baths

November 18, 2018 12:37 PM

The Body Coach Joe Wicks Launches 'Veggie Lean In 15' With Vegan Recipes Included

The fitness coach shot to fame with his 'Lean In 15' book - now he admits you don't need to eat animal products to get 'lean and fit'

November 18, 2018 11:19 AM

Cruelty-Free Brand Launches Vegan Barbie Make-Up Collection

The new vegan make-up line includes lip and nail products that are designed to be 'versatile and wearable' while 'instantly reminding you of Barbie'

November 16, 2018 5:22 PM

Green Is Good: How Socially Conscious Vegan Entrepreneurs Are Giving Back

A new wave of entrepreneurs are creating businesses that are conscious of animals, fellow humans, and the planet - as well as profitable

November 12, 2018 5:15 PM

YouTuber Rachel Ama Interviewed For Plant Based News Podcast

She opened up about going vegan, animal farming, and food

November 9, 2018 12:46 PM

Vegan Bodybuilder Set To Become Parliament Heavyweight

She wants to change Australia's political climate and 'fix the country's history of animal cruelty'

November 4, 2018 4:42 PM

Buzz Grows Around Artisan Vegan Cheeze Maker

The company's products have been described as 'works of art'

November 4, 2018 4:06 PM

Vegan Cafe Beats Traditional Eateries To Scoop Top Honors In Major Tourism Awards

The eatery's owners say they want to provide food for vegans and non-vegans alike

November 4, 2018 11:16 AM

Classic Pick 'n' Mix Now Available For Vegans In The UK

You can finally quell that craving for banoffee foams...

October 29, 2018 2:12 PM

7 Amazing Tips To Help You Eat More Cheaply As A Vegan

People often worry a plant-based diet is too expensive

October 29, 2018 10:37 AM

Vegan Camp-Out Reveals 2019 Lineup With Earthling Ed, James Aspey, And More

The multi-day festival fuses camping, talks, workshops, live music, yoga, food and more

October 25, 2018 4:40 PM

Veganism 'Growing Rapidly' In Taiwan As Hundreds Turn Out for Second Animal Rights March

The event was attended by some famous faces

October 23, 2018 12:27 PM

Plant-Based Physician Dr. Neal Barnard Honored With Major Medical Award

Dr. Barnard Will Receive the Distinguished Service Award presented by The Medical Society of the District of Columbia

October 22, 2018 2:35 PM

New Vegan Documentary Starring Inspiring Change Makers To Launch On PBN YouTube Channel

The film highlights the powerful impact of veganism

October 22, 2018 12:41 PM

Top Vegan Chef Derek Sarno Joins Campaign To Stop Cull Of Grey Squirrels

He says animals deserve compassion

October 17, 2018 1:22 PM

Vegan Athlete And Icon John Joseph Releases Book About Positive Mental Attitude

The musician, athlete, and author says mindset can help conquer anything

October 16, 2018 5:23 PM

4 Amazing Vegan Handbag Brands You Will Love

It's easy to be stylish and more eco-friendly with these top buys

October 10, 2018 12:11 PM

Is Vegan Enough? Human Exploitation In The Fashion Industry

A top designer speaks out about the importance of cruelty-free fashion

October 5, 2018 11:20 AM

Vegan Advocate Heather Mills Launches Plant-Based Column In The 'Daily Mirror'

The businesswoman, athlete, and philanthropist will write for the paper every two weeks

October 4, 2018 2:45 PM

Today Is World Animal Day: Here's An Easy Way To Support It

The initiative seeks to 'raise the status' of animals

October 3, 2018 4:37 PM

London To Host Vegan Wine And Cheese Night With Mindfulness Focus

The 'Winefulness' event will take place in Shoreditch

September 28, 2018 1:54 PM

Competition: Top Vegan Chef 'Epivegan' To Celebrate Book Launch By Cooking For You

The passionate foodie will travel to the lucky winner to make them a meal

September 28, 2018 10:03 AM

Vegan Pizza Hits Headlines For Being A 'Monstrosity'

The meagre offering was topped with just tomatoes and onions

September 27, 2018 5:42 PM

UN Brands Meat The 'World's Most Urgent Problem'

The organization has given an environmental award to plant-based companies Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods

September 26, 2018 3:24 PM

Plant Based News To Receive Special Award At London Ceremony

PBN Founders Klaus Mitchell and Robbie Lockie will collect the honor

April 19, 2019 10:48 AM

Rabbits Have Eyelids Sewn Shut And Are Infected With Cholera In 'Secret University Experiments'

Almost 10,000 rabbits were used in experiments within Britain during 2017 according to the latest data - with many of these taking place within educational institutions

April 17, 2019 5:20 PM

Feeding Wild Fish To Farmed Fish Is Crippling The Seas, Says Report

The report reviews the latest scientific research on the impact of reduction fisheries and the lack of transparency and sustainability in the aquafeed sector

April 12, 2019 5:30 PM

Major Vegan Festival Returns To Hong Kong This Weekend

The event, Asia's biggest Conscious Festival, drew 4,500 attendees last year and looks to top that this year

April 10, 2019 5:26 PM

Oatly Creates Chinese Word For 'Vegan Milk' As It Launches In Hong Kong

Oatly says Hong Kong people say they want more information and education about plant-based milk - and the Swedish company wants to expand the category for all like-minded businesses

April 9, 2019 2:59 PM

Global Vegan Bake Sale Returns For 11th Anniversary

The event, which has raised more than $440,000, has so far reached 27 countries across six continents

April 8, 2019 11:40 AM

Zero Waste Vegan Market Coming To London This Weekend

The event will feature around 50 stalls selling sustainable products as well as food. There will also be a range of talks on offer on veganism activism and cooking among others

April 4, 2019 6:34 PM

Vegan Documentary About Devastation Of Fur Farming To Launch Online Today

In many countries around the world, markets for fur are closing down as demand wanes. But in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia, the government is putting its own citizens' wellbeing second to this controversial industry

April 3, 2019 4:29 PM

WATCH: Goldfish 3 Second Memory - Fact Or Fiction?

Fish have long been seen as emotionless, and unintelligent. But this is far from the truth. Now more and more people are learning about the incredible feats these amazing creatures are capable of

April 2, 2019 3:47 PM

'We Have No Data To Show We Need Animal Products' Says Plant-Based Doctor

Physician Dr. Danielle Belardo is a Cardiology Fellow, and American Board of Internal Medicine, Board Certified Physician, who advocates for plant-based nutrition to prevent and reverse heart disease

March 27, 2019 11:30 AM

Ireland Holds Its First Ever Plant-Based Nutrition Conference

Medical experts in the field of cancer, diabetes, inflammatory bowel disease, and cardiovascular disease gave talks at the event

March 26, 2019 12:58 PM

Plant Based News Joins Independent Press Regulator IMPRESS

Under the regulation scheme PBN has a proper procedure in place, which is displayed online, to deal with complaints and concerns

March 25, 2019 5:49 PM

'The Bible Says We Should Eat Vegetables And Fruits' Says Vegan Holistic Health Coach

Shanon Whittingham, who is currently training to become a Board-Certified Registered Dietitian-Nutritionist, spoke to PBN Co-founder about veganism, spirituality, and more on the latest PBN podcast

March 25, 2019 4:47 PM

Plant Based News Honored With Award At London Event

The Compassionate Business Award was presented by PETA Founder and President Ingrid Newkirk in recognition of PBN creating a 'global news platform' to speak about vegan living

March 25, 2019 11:06 AM

New Names Added To Vegan Camp-Out 2019 Line-Up

The event will see a host of names from the vegan and plant-based worlds, taking to the stage, to offer information, advice, and entertainment. Organizers say they believe the event offers 'something for everyone'

March 22, 2019 10:59 AM

WATCH: 11 Shocking Fads The Internet Said Were 'Healthy'

From urine therapy and staring at the sun to eating raw brains and massive excesses of sugar, these fads - some of which are dangerous - have been touted as miracle cures for a whole range of conditions

March 21, 2019 3:29 PM

Vegan Journalist Who Was Threatened After Writing About Dairy To Share His Story

Chas Newkey-Burden is best known in vegan circles for his viral Guardian article 'Dairy is scary. The public are waking up to the darkest part of farming'. He will talk about writing for the mainstream media at the upcoming Brighton VegFest

March 21, 2019 12:21 PM

Vegan Activists Document Horrific Animal Suffering Around The World

The activists and photographers embarked on the project 10 months ago, when they left their London lives to start documenting the plight of animals who are exploited and abused around the world

March 19, 2019 3:48 PM

10 Vegan Jokes That Will Make You Cringe

Almost every herbivore will have found themselves as the butt of jokes about vegans and veganism...and then accused of having no sense of hummus (groan)

March 15, 2019 12:30 PM

Vegan Kids Join Crowd Of 300,000 In Australian Climate Strike

The children taking part in the climate strikes, which aim to put pressure on politicians to take action against climate change, were part of the Million Dollar Vegan campaign

March 12, 2019 3:07 PM

BOSH! Partners Vegan Nights To Launch New Cookbook BISH BASH BOSH!

Henry Firth and Ian Theasby, who scored a number one bestseller with their debut cookbook, will launch their newest tome at the event in April

March 11, 2019 1:25 PM

Acclaimed Chef Credits Plant-Based Diet With Treating Her Eating Disorder

'Not realizing that from a very young age I was actually suffering from an addiction to refined carbohydrates (sugars and flours), I felt that I was somehow defective and that there was something seriously wrong with me'

March 11, 2019 12:23 PM

Vegan Activists Deny Killing Piglets During Farm Occupation

The farmer says the sit-in, which was attended by around 200 activists and aimed at highlighting the plight of animals farmed for food, caused the death of two pigs. Campaigners say video footage of the event shows the animals were already dead

March 8, 2019 11:40 AM

Plant-Based Doctors To Educate The Public About Colon Cancer

There were 1.8 million new cases and more than 850,000 deaths from colorectal cancer worldwide in 2018 - it's time to learn more about preventing this disease

March 4, 2019 10:16 AM

'I'd Love To See More Support In The Vegan Community' Says Actor Daniella Monet

The animal advocate wants to see organizations and individuals come together, offering support for each other, while sharing the same goals

March 4, 2019 9:54 AM

50% Of Customers At 'Crazy Busy' Vegan Pie Shop Are Meat Eaters

The Acorn Pie and Mash opened its doors on February 20, selling a range of pies, liquor sauce, and mash, as well as hot and cold drinks

March 3, 2019 3:59 PM

First Vegan Farmers Market Set To Open In London

Plant Based Events has announced that the U.K. capital's very first fully vegan farmers market will take place in Portobello on March 10

March 3, 2019 1:33 PM

New Red Food Dye Can Replace Carmine To Make Vegan Candy

Demand has been growing for vegetarian and vegan alternatives to carmine - which is made from crushed-up insects

March 3, 2019 12:08 PM

Major Vegan Meat Brand Fry's To Launch In US To Meet Demand

The South African meat alternative specialist has announced that the next phase of its global expansion will include a US launch

March 1, 2019 1:34 PM

10 Hilarious Vegan Jokes To Make You Laugh Til You Cry (Maybe)

Think you've heard them all? Have a browse - you might find something new to make you LOL

February 28, 2019 1:29 PM

New Pro-Vegan Animal Think Tank Aims To Build Anti-Speciesist Movement

The organization wants to provide vegan activists with guidance, support, a decent framework and the encouragement to analyze, self-reflect, learn and improve

February 28, 2019 11:41 AM

Vegan Activist James Aspey Running For Parliament

He will be running with Australia's Animal Justice Party in the seat of Heathcoate. He wants to speak out for animals in the political arena

February 27, 2019 9:20 PM

Vegan Bodybuilder Nimai Delgado Built This Body Without Ever Eating Meat

The athlete opened up about growing up as a lacto-vegetarian, and the moment that finally made him give up dairy for good

February 25, 2019 5:39 PM

EXCLUSIVE: PBN Readers Can Get $250 Off Leading Plant-Based Nutrition Course

The online course, which has more than 80 contributors, teaches lifestyle medicine which has been clinically refined over 60 years

February 21, 2019 9:58 AM

New Online Plant-Based Health Course 'Takes Diet And Health To The Next Level'

The Hippocrates Lifestyle Medicine Coaching Online Program incorporates the knowledge of more than 80 contributors, teaching lifestyle protocol medicine which has been clinically refined over 60 years

February 20, 2019 2:29 PM

Winner Of Plant Based News eCornell Competition Announced

The course offers video presentations with over 20 experts' research and perspectives, which emphasize why following a plant-based diet and lifestyle is optimal for health

February 19, 2019 9:34 AM

Vegan Meat Pioneer Tofurky Launches New Plant-based Desserts

Tofurky has announced a new line of plant-based, dairy-free frozen cheesecakes under its new Moocho brand. The products, which will launch in the US in May this year, come in three flavors - Triple Berry Swirl, New York Style Vanilla, and Chocolate

February 17, 2019 1:58 PM

Europe's First Vegan Supermarket Chain Sets New Industry Standard For Sustainability And Transparency

New labels on Veganz products will give buyers information on animal welfare, water use, rainforest destruction and carbon footprint relating to what's in their shopping baskets

February 15, 2019 4:15 PM

New Empowerment Community Launched For Vegan Women

The community will bring together women to support and celebrate each other through events. The first She Loves Plants event takes place on March 10

February 15, 2019 3:14 PM

Clothing Company ETHCS Drops Ex-Vegan Tim Shieff

Remaining company members said they had enjoyed a good professional and personal relationship with Shieff - but that everyone involved decided it was better for him to leave

February 14, 2019 3:55 PM

'It's A Misconception That All Vegans Are Leftists' Says Vegan Activist Tal Gilboa

The prominent advocate said veganism is not associated with any particular political party, as 'animal rights know no political party boundaries'

February 13, 2019 5:28 PM

Jailed Vegan Blogger Threatened To Strangle Ex 'Until Her Eyes Bled'

Kyle O'Sullivan, who grew a significant social media after his 'vegan rap' went viral, has been jailed for 12 months for threatening his ex-girlfriend

February 11, 2019 5:40 PM

Meat Can Be Addictive According To Leading Doctor

During an exclusive interview with Plant Based News Founder Klaus Mitchell, Dr. Klaper described how some people can become dependent on flesh

February 7, 2019 10:50 AM

Guide To Gut Health And A Vegan Diet: New Course Created By Doctor And Dietician

Vegan food duo The Happy Pear have launched the course in collaboration with Consultant Gastroenterologist Dr. Alan Desmond and Registered Dietitian Rosie Martin

January 30, 2019 5:38 PM

'The Evidence For A Plant-Based Diet Is Overwhelming', Says Doctor

Dr. Gemma Newman advocates for a plant-based diet - saying that there is a tremendous amount medical literature dating back to the 1920s, which shows how positive an animal-free diet can be

January 16, 2019 6:10 PM

'You're Subconsciously Conditioned To Eat Meat' Vegan Athlete Leo Venus

The medical student and vegan athlete spoke about his cultural background, how he became vegan, and the connection between meat eating and masculinity

January 16, 2019 4:51 PM

WATCH: Beyonce's Plant-Based Weight Loss Guru Launches New Diet Plan

Marco Borges - who advocates adopting whole food plant-based habits into your regime is best known for helping megastars Beyonce and Jay-Z get in shape

January 16, 2019 4:10 PM

COMPETITION: Win Place On T. Colin Campbell Plant-Based Nutrition Certificate Course At eCornell

The program, which has been described as revolutionary, teaches how a vegan diet can help prevent and even reverse some diseases

January 15, 2019 3:53 PM

Interview With A Vegan Superhero: The Remarkable Extreme Runner Fiona Oakes

The multiple World Record athlete talks openly and candidly about her life, her running, her veganism and the animals she cares for

January 8, 2019 1:12 PM

Leading Lifestyle Physicians Unite To Condemn Low Carb Keto Diet

The diet - where people consume large amounts of fat and low amounts of carbs - is becoming increasingly popular as it helps followers lose weight

January 6, 2019 3:30 PM

Cruelty-Free Giant Lush Launches 'Naked' Vegan Valentine Range

The store is also launching Lush Flowers in its London flagship store - where customers can grab bouquets of sustainable blooms for their loved ones

January 6, 2019 12:35 PM

First Vegan Restaurant Opens At Tokyo International Airport

The HealthyTOKYO Cafe & Shop was opened to meet the growing demand for plant-based foods and beverages in the region, and to cater for the increasing number of tourists visiting Japan

January 6, 2019 11:15 AM

Veganuary Smashes 200,000 Sign-Ups, Next Target In Focus

The initiative set a goal of 300,000 - and is getting close, with another three weeks left of the month, and many more people expected to sign up for the vegan pledge

January 3, 2019 12:14 PM

'So Vegan In 5' Cookbook now Available

The new book features 100 recipes containing just five ingredients each, as well as advice on how to live a more sustainable life

January 3, 2019 12:03 PM

'So Vegan' Food Bloggers Featured On Plant Based News Podcast

The pair spoke to PBN Co-founder Robbie Lockie about their own personal vegan journey - and how learning about animal agriculture prompted them to change their lifestyle

December 24, 2018 10:36 AM

RECIPE: Tiffany Watson's Vegan Cookies And Cream with Baileys

The reality TV star was asked to was asked to create a delicious vegan cocktail with Baileys Almande, the dairy-free variant to celebrate Christmas

December 22, 2018 12:08 PM

Last Tickets Available For PBN Zero Waste Supper Club

The event will celebrate plant-power while inspiring you how to reduce food waste and get creative with ingredients and leftovers

December 21, 2018 11:07 AM

'You Don't Need Animal Foods To Build Muscle': Top Vegan Bodybuilder

Eating animals used to be a major part of this athlete's regime - but since ditching them he has never felt better

December 19, 2018 5:24 PM

How One Top Designer Is Saving The World With Vegan Fashion

Textile creators and fashion designers are working hard to create alternative options to the fast fashion garments and materials that are harming the planet and its inhabitants

December 11, 2018 1:46 PM

What Is Fast Fashion - And Why Is It Killing Our Planet?

From low-paid workers to the environmental destruction of burning excess clothes, fast fashion is extremely unsustainable

December 9, 2018 5:18 PM

Meat Reduction Initiative Scoops Major Climate Change Prize

More and more people are starting to embrace data which shows that the production of animal foods has a devastating impact on the planet

December 9, 2018 3:16 PM

Vegan Group Sea Shepherd Retires Flagship Vessel - After It Saves Over 6,000 Whales

The M/Y Steve Irwin has spearheaded many successful campaigns - but she is no longer considered safe for the crew to sail

December 9, 2018 11:53 AM

Vegan Startup 'Real Fake Meats' Opens Plant-Based Butcher Shop

The store founders launched an online business earlier this year, now they want to offer their customers 'the environment of a cruelty-free butcher shop'

December 4, 2018 10:34 AM

5 Innovative Vegan Materials Designers Use Instead Of Leather

As more people opt for eco-friendly and animal-friendly clothing and accessories, fashion bosses are becoming more inventive in their fabric choices

November 30, 2018 4:21 PM

New Video Series Will Make You A More Effective Vegan Advocate

The videos were created by the Center for Effective Vegan Advocacy, which aims to increase the impact of vegan advocacy worldwide

November 29, 2018 12:40 PM

Vegan Expert To Hold Lectures On Investigations And Innovations In Fashion

Breakthroughs in sustainable vegan materials and investigations revealing cruelty in the production of non-vegan fabrics has led to interest in animal-free clothing

November 25, 2018 4:37 PM

New Vegan Chef School Aims To Meet Growing Demand For Plant-Based Cuisine

The Plant Academy aims to teach would-be chefs all they need to know about providing imaginative plant-based food to a growing population of vegans

November 25, 2018 4:11 PM

Major Organic Alcohol Brand Achieves Worldwide Vegan Certification

The Drake's line is the first and only range of spirits to be certified as organic by the USDA, verified as GMO-free, gluten-free and kosher, and now certified vegan

November 25, 2018 12:21 PM

Feeding Cats A Vegan Diet Could Potentially Break The Law

But a vegan veterinarian says he has found 'no conclusive evidence that cats and dogs fed well-planned and nutritional vegan diets are less healthy than the norm'

November 23, 2018 6:12 PM

' Eco-Lux' Vegan B&B Launches In Somerset

This vegan-run holiday accommodation is kind to animals and the environment - there are no animal foods, bone china teacups, or animal-tested toiletries here

November 23, 2018 2:21 PM

5 Surprising Myths About Vegan Dogs

There are a lot of conflicting opinions on whether or not dogs should eat a vegan diet - here are some facts about the nutrition these animals need to stay healthy

November 23, 2018 1:31 PM

New Vegan British-Made Christmas Jumpers Feature David Attenborough

The London-based social enterprise start-up behind the festive knits will donate a jumper to the homeless for every jumper sold

November 22, 2018 5:45 PM

Vegan Brand Oumph! Wins Two Major Awards At Food Matters Live

The Swedish company which is best known for its meat replacement products was awarded 'Best Food Product of the Year' and 'Best Food Product for Food Service'

November 20, 2018 2:29 PM

Major Vegan Food Awards Open For Voting This Week

Winners of the awards - which honor the best of the vegan food scene - are voted for by members of the Vegan Food UK community

November 18, 2018 5:25 PM

Shocking Undercover Footage Exposes Cruelty At High-Speed Chicken Slaughter Plant

Workers can be seen punching, shoving or throwing birds. The footage also documents birds slowly drowning in stunning baths

November 18, 2018 12:37 PM

The Body Coach Joe Wicks Launches 'Veggie Lean In 15' With Vegan Recipes Included

The fitness coach shot to fame with his 'Lean In 15' book - now he admits you don't need to eat animal products to get 'lean and fit'

November 18, 2018 11:19 AM

Cruelty-Free Brand Launches Vegan Barbie Make-Up Collection

The new vegan make-up line includes lip and nail products that are designed to be 'versatile and wearable' while 'instantly reminding you of Barbie'

November 16, 2018 5:22 PM

Green Is Good: How Socially Conscious Vegan Entrepreneurs Are Giving Back

A new wave of entrepreneurs are creating businesses that are conscious of animals, fellow humans, and the planet - as well as profitable

November 12, 2018 5:15 PM

YouTuber Rachel Ama Interviewed For Plant Based News Podcast

She opened up about going vegan, animal farming, and food

November 9, 2018 12:46 PM

Vegan Bodybuilder Set To Become Parliament Heavyweight

She wants to change Australia's political climate and 'fix the country's history of animal cruelty'

November 4, 2018 4:42 PM

Buzz Grows Around Artisan Vegan Cheeze Maker

The company's products have been described as 'works of art'

November 4, 2018 4:06 PM

Vegan Cafe Beats Traditional Eateries To Scoop Top Honors In Major Tourism Awards

The eatery's owners say they want to provide food for vegans and non-vegans alike

November 4, 2018 11:16 AM

Classic Pick 'n' Mix Now Available For Vegans In The UK

You can finally quell that craving for banoffee foams...

October 29, 2018 2:12 PM

7 Amazing Tips To Help You Eat More Cheaply As A Vegan

People often worry a plant-based diet is too expensive

October 29, 2018 10:37 AM

Vegan Camp-Out Reveals 2019 Lineup With Earthling Ed, James Aspey, And More

The multi-day festival fuses camping, talks, workshops, live music, yoga, food and more

October 25, 2018 4:40 PM

Veganism 'Growing Rapidly' In Taiwan As Hundreds Turn Out for Second Animal Rights March

The event was attended by some famous faces

October 23, 2018 12:27 PM

Plant-Based Physician Dr. Neal Barnard Honored With Major Medical Award

Dr. Barnard Will Receive the Distinguished Service Award presented by The Medical Society of the District of Columbia

October 22, 2018 2:35 PM

New Vegan Documentary Starring Inspiring Change Makers To Launch On PBN YouTube Channel

The film highlights the powerful impact of veganism

October 22, 2018 12:41 PM

Top Vegan Chef Derek Sarno Joins Campaign To Stop Cull Of Grey Squirrels

He says animals deserve compassion

October 17, 2018 1:22 PM

Vegan Athlete And Icon John Joseph Releases Book About Positive Mental Attitude

The musician, athlete, and author says mindset can help conquer anything

October 16, 2018 5:23 PM

4 Amazing Vegan Handbag Brands You Will Love

It's easy to be stylish and more eco-friendly with these top buys

October 10, 2018 12:11 PM

Is Vegan Enough? Human Exploitation In The Fashion Industry

A top designer speaks out about the importance of cruelty-free fashion

October 5, 2018 11:20 AM

Vegan Advocate Heather Mills Launches Plant-Based Column In The 'Daily Mirror'

The businesswoman, athlete, and philanthropist will write for the paper every two weeks

October 4, 2018 2:45 PM

Today Is World Animal Day: Here's An Easy Way To Support It

The initiative seeks to 'raise the status' of animals

October 3, 2018 4:37 PM

London To Host Vegan Wine And Cheese Night With Mindfulness Focus

The 'Winefulness' event will take place in Shoreditch

September 28, 2018 1:54 PM

Competition: Top Vegan Chef 'Epivegan' To Celebrate Book Launch By Cooking For You

The passionate foodie will travel to the lucky winner to make them a meal

September 28, 2018 10:03 AM

Vegan Pizza Hits Headlines For Being A 'Monstrosity'

The meagre offering was topped with just tomatoes and onions

September 27, 2018 5:42 PM

UN Brands Meat The 'World's Most Urgent Problem'

The organization has given an environmental award to plant-based companies Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods

September 26, 2018 3:24 PM

Plant Based News To Receive Special Award At London Ceremony

PBN Founders Klaus Mitchell and Robbie Lockie will collect the honor

April 19, 2019 10:48 AM

Rabbits Have Eyelids Sewn Shut And Are Infected With Cholera In 'Secret University Experiments'

Almost 10,000 rabbits were used in experiments within Britain during 2017 according to the latest data - with many of these taking place within educational institutions

April 17, 2019 5:20 PM

Feeding Wild Fish To Farmed Fish Is Crippling The Seas, Says Report

The report reviews the latest scientific research on the impact of reduction fisheries and the lack of transparency and sustainability in the aquafeed sector

April 12, 2019 5:30 PM

Major Vegan Festival Returns To Hong Kong This Weekend

The event, Asia's biggest Conscious Festival, drew 4,500 attendees last year and looks to top that this year

April 10, 2019 5:26 PM

Oatly Creates Chinese Word For 'Vegan Milk' As It Launches In Hong Kong

Oatly says Hong Kong people say they want more information and education about plant-based milk - and the Swedish company wants to expand the category for all like-minded businesses

April 9, 2019 2:59 PM

Global Vegan Bake Sale Returns For 11th Anniversary

The event, which has raised more than $440,000, has so far reached 27 countries across six continents

April 8, 2019 11:40 AM

Zero Waste Vegan Market Coming To London This Weekend

The event will feature around 50 stalls selling sustainable products as well as food. There will also be a range of talks on offer on veganism activism and cooking among others

April 4, 2019 6:34 PM

Vegan Documentary About Devastation Of Fur Farming To Launch Online Today

In many countries around the world, markets for fur are closing down as demand wanes. But in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia, the government is putting its own citizens' wellbeing second to this controversial industry

April 3, 2019 4:29 PM

WATCH: Goldfish 3 Second Memory - Fact Or Fiction?

Fish have long been seen as emotionless, and unintelligent. But this is far from the truth. Now more and more people are learning about the incredible feats these amazing creatures are capable of

April 2, 2019 3:47 PM

'We Have No Data To Show We Need Animal Products' Says Plant-Based Doctor

Physician Dr. Danielle Belardo is a Cardiology Fellow, and American Board of Internal Medicine, Board Certified Physician, who advocates for plant-based nutrition to prevent and reverse heart disease

March 27, 2019 11:30 AM

Ireland Holds Its First Ever Plant-Based Nutrition Conference

Medical experts in the field of cancer, diabetes, inflammatory bowel disease, and cardiovascular disease gave talks at the event

March 26, 2019 12:58 PM

Plant Based News Joins Independent Press Regulator IMPRESS

Under the regulation scheme PBN has a proper procedure in place, which is displayed online, to deal with complaints and concerns

March 25, 2019 5:49 PM

'The Bible Says We Should Eat Vegetables And Fruits' Says Vegan Holistic Health Coach

Shanon Whittingham, who is currently training to become a Board-Certified Registered Dietitian-Nutritionist, spoke to PBN Co-founder about veganism, spirituality, and more on the latest PBN podcast

March 25, 2019 4:47 PM

Plant Based News Honored With Award At London Event

The Compassionate Business Award was presented by PETA Founder and President Ingrid Newkirk in recognition of PBN creating a 'global news platform' to speak about vegan living

March 25, 2019 11:06 AM

New Names Added To Vegan Camp-Out 2019 Line-Up

The event will see a host of names from the vegan and plant-based worlds, taking to the stage, to offer information, advice, and entertainment. Organizers say they believe the event offers 'something for everyone'

March 22, 2019 10:59 AM

WATCH: 11 Shocking Fads The Internet Said Were 'Healthy'

From urine therapy and staring at the sun to eating raw brains and massive excesses of sugar, these fads - some of which are dangerous - have been touted as miracle cures for a whole range of conditions

March 21, 2019 3:29 PM

Vegan Journalist Who Was Threatened After Writing About Dairy To Share His Story

Chas Newkey-Burden is best known in vegan circles for his viral Guardian article 'Dairy is scary. The public are waking up to the darkest part of farming'. He will talk about writing for the mainstream media at the upcoming Brighton VegFest

March 21, 2019 12:21 PM

Vegan Activists Document Horrific Animal Suffering Around The World

The activists and photographers embarked on the project 10 months ago, when they left their London lives to start documenting the plight of animals who are exploited and abused around the world

March 19, 2019 3:48 PM

10 Vegan Jokes That Will Make You Cringe

Almost every herbivore will have found themselves as the butt of jokes about vegans and veganism...and then accused of having no sense of hummus (groan)

March 15, 2019 12:30 PM

Vegan Kids Join Crowd Of 300,000 In Australian Climate Strike

The children taking part in the climate strikes, which aim to put pressure on politicians to take action against climate change, were part of the Million Dollar Vegan campaign

March 12, 2019 3:07 PM

BOSH! Partners Vegan Nights To Launch New Cookbook BISH BASH BOSH!

Henry Firth and Ian Theasby, who scored a number one bestseller with their debut cookbook, will launch their newest tome at the event in April

March 11, 2019 1:25 PM

Acclaimed Chef Credits Plant-Based Diet With Treating Her Eating Disorder

'Not realizing that from a very young age I was actually suffering from an addiction to refined carbohydrates (sugars and flours), I felt that I was somehow defective and that there was something seriously wrong with me'

March 11, 2019 12:23 PM

Vegan Activists Deny Killing Piglets During Farm Occupation

The farmer says the sit-in, which was attended by around 200 activists and aimed at highlighting the plight of animals farmed for food, caused the death of two pigs. Campaigners say video footage of the event shows the animals were already dead

March 8, 2019 11:40 AM

Plant-Based Doctors To Educate The Public About Colon Cancer

There were 1.8 million new cases and more than 850,000 deaths from colorectal cancer worldwide in 2018 - it's time to learn more about preventing this disease

March 4, 2019 10:16 AM

'I'd Love To See More Support In The Vegan Community' Says Actor Daniella Monet

The animal advocate wants to see organizations and individuals come together, offering support for each other, while sharing the same goals

March 4, 2019 9:54 AM

50% Of Customers At 'Crazy Busy' Vegan Pie Shop Are Meat Eaters

The Acorn Pie and Mash opened its doors on February 20, selling a range of pies, liquor sauce, and mash, as well as hot and cold drinks

March 3, 2019 3:59 PM

First Vegan Farmers Market Set To Open In London

Plant Based Events has announced that the U.K. capital's very first fully vegan farmers market will take place in Portobello on March 10

March 3, 2019 1:33 PM

New Red Food Dye Can Replace Carmine To Make Vegan Candy

Demand has been growing for vegetarian and vegan alternatives to carmine - which is made from crushed-up insects

March 3, 2019 12:08 PM

Major Vegan Meat Brand Fry's To Launch In US To Meet Demand

The South African meat alternative specialist has announced that the next phase of its global expansion will include a US launch

March 1, 2019 1:34 PM

10 Hilarious Vegan Jokes To Make You Laugh Til You Cry (Maybe)

Think you've heard them all? Have a browse - you might find something new to make you LOL

February 28, 2019 1:29 PM

New Pro-Vegan Animal Think Tank Aims To Build Anti-Speciesist Movement

The organization wants to provide vegan activists with guidance, support, a decent framework and the encouragement to analyze, self-reflect, learn and improve

February 28, 2019 11:41 AM

Vegan Activist James Aspey Running For Parliament

He will be running with Australia's Animal Justice Party in the seat of Heathcoate. He wants to speak out for animals in the political arena

February 27, 2019 9:20 PM

Vegan Bodybuilder Nimai Delgado Built This Body Without Ever Eating Meat

The athlete opened up about growing up as a lacto-vegetarian, and the moment that finally made him give up dairy for good

February 25, 2019 5:39 PM

EXCLUSIVE: PBN Readers Can Get $250 Off Leading Plant-Based Nutrition Course

The online course, which has more than 80 contributors, teaches lifestyle medicine which has been clinically refined over 60 years

February 21, 2019 9:58 AM

New Online Plant-Based Health Course 'Takes Diet And Health To The Next Level'

The Hippocrates Lifestyle Medicine Coaching Online Program incorporates the knowledge of more than 80 contributors, teaching lifestyle protocol medicine which has been clinically refined over 60 years

February 20, 2019 2:29 PM

Winner Of Plant Based News eCornell Competition Announced

The course offers video presentations with over 20 experts' research and perspectives, which emphasize why following a plant-based diet and lifestyle is optimal for health

February 19, 2019 9:34 AM

Vegan Meat Pioneer Tofurky Launches New Plant-based Desserts

Tofurky has announced a new line of plant-based, dairy-free frozen cheesecakes under its new Moocho brand. The products, which will launch in the US in May this year, come in three flavors - Triple Berry Swirl, New York Style Vanilla, and Chocolate

February 17, 2019 1:58 PM

Europe's First Vegan Supermarket Chain Sets New Industry Standard For Sustainability And Transparency

New labels on Veganz products will give buyers information on animal welfare, water use, rainforest destruction and carbon footprint relating to what's in their shopping baskets

February 15, 2019 4:15 PM

New Empowerment Community Launched For Vegan Women

The community will bring together women to support and celebrate each other through events. The first She Loves Plants event takes place on March 10

February 15, 2019 3:14 PM

Clothing Company ETHCS Drops Ex-Vegan Tim Shieff

Remaining company members said they had enjoyed a good professional and personal relationship with Shieff - but that everyone involved decided it was better for him to leave

February 14, 2019 3:55 PM

'It's A Misconception That All Vegans Are Leftists' Says Vegan Activist Tal Gilboa

The prominent advocate said veganism is not associated with any particular political party, as 'animal rights know no political party boundaries'

February 13, 2019 5:28 PM

Jailed Vegan Blogger Threatened To Strangle Ex 'Until Her Eyes Bled'

Kyle O'Sullivan, who grew a significant social media after his 'vegan rap' went viral, has been jailed for 12 months for threatening his ex-girlfriend

February 11, 2019 5:40 PM

Meat Can Be Addictive According To Leading Doctor

During an exclusive interview with Plant Based News Founder Klaus Mitchell, Dr. Klaper described how some people can become dependent on flesh

February 7, 2019 10:50 AM

Guide To Gut Health And A Vegan Diet: New Course Created By Doctor And Dietician

Vegan food duo The Happy Pear have launched the course in collaboration with Consultant Gastroenterologist Dr. Alan Desmond and Registered Dietitian Rosie Martin

January 30, 2019 5:38 PM

'The Evidence For A Plant-Based Diet Is Overwhelming', Says Doctor

Dr. Gemma Newman advocates for a plant-based diet - saying that there is a tremendous amount medical literature dating back to the 1920s, which shows how positive an animal-free diet can be

January 16, 2019 6:10 PM

'You're Subconsciously Conditioned To Eat Meat' Vegan Athlete Leo Venus

The medical student and vegan athlete spoke about his cultural background, how he became vegan, and the connection between meat eating and masculinity

January 16, 2019 4:51 PM

WATCH: Beyonce's Plant-Based Weight Loss Guru Launches New Diet Plan

Marco Borges - who advocates adopting whole food plant-based habits into your regime is best known for helping megastars Beyonce and Jay-Z get in shape

January 16, 2019 4:10 PM

COMPETITION: Win Place On T. Colin Campbell Plant-Based Nutrition Certificate Course At eCornell

The program, which has been described as revolutionary, teaches how a vegan diet can help prevent and even reverse some diseases

January 15, 2019 3:53 PM

Interview With A Vegan Superhero: The Remarkable Extreme Runner Fiona Oakes

The multiple World Record athlete talks openly and candidly about her life, her running, her veganism and the animals she cares for

January 8, 2019 1:12 PM

Leading Lifestyle Physicians Unite To Condemn Low Carb Keto Diet

The diet - where people consume large amounts of fat and low amounts of carbs - is becoming increasingly popular as it helps followers lose weight

January 6, 2019 3:30 PM

Cruelty-Free Giant Lush Launches 'Naked' Vegan Valentine Range

The store is also launching Lush Flowers in its London flagship store - where customers can grab bouquets of sustainable blooms for their loved ones

January 6, 2019 12:35 PM

First Vegan Restaurant Opens At Tokyo International Airport

The HealthyTOKYO Cafe & Shop was opened to meet the growing demand for plant-based foods and beverages in the region, and to cater for the increasing number of tourists visiting Japan

January 6, 2019 11:15 AM

Veganuary Smashes 200,000 Sign-Ups, Next Target In Focus

The initiative set a goal of 300,000 - and is getting close, with another three weeks left of the month, and many more people expected to sign up for the vegan pledge

January 3, 2019 12:14 PM

'So Vegan In 5' Cookbook now Available

The new book features 100 recipes containing just five ingredients each, as well as advice on how to live a more sustainable life

January 3, 2019 12:03 PM

'So Vegan' Food Bloggers Featured On Plant Based News Podcast

The pair spoke to PBN Co-founder Robbie Lockie about their own personal vegan journey - and how learning about animal agriculture prompted them to change their lifestyle

December 24, 2018 10:36 AM

RECIPE: Tiffany Watson's Vegan Cookies And Cream with Baileys

The reality TV star was asked to was asked to create a delicious vegan cocktail with Baileys Almande, the dairy-free variant to celebrate Christmas

December 22, 2018 12:08 PM

Last Tickets Available For PBN Zero Waste Supper Club

The event will celebrate plant-power while inspiring you how to reduce food waste and get creative with ingredients and leftovers

December 21, 2018 11:07 AM

'You Don't Need Animal Foods To Build Muscle': Top Vegan Bodybuilder

Eating animals used to be a major part of this athlete's regime - but since ditching them he has never felt better

December 19, 2018 5:24 PM

How One Top Designer Is Saving The World With Vegan Fashion

Textile creators and fashion designers are working hard to create alternative options to the fast fashion garments and materials that are harming the planet and its inhabitants

December 11, 2018 1:46 PM

What Is Fast Fashion - And Why Is It Killing Our Planet?

From low-paid workers to the environmental destruction of burning excess clothes, fast fashion is extremely unsustainable

December 9, 2018 5:18 PM

Meat Reduction Initiative Scoops Major Climate Change Prize

More and more people are starting to embrace data which shows that the production of animal foods has a devastating impact on the planet

December 9, 2018 3:16 PM

Vegan Group Sea Shepherd Retires Flagship Vessel - After It Saves Over 6,000 Whales

The M/Y Steve Irwin has spearheaded many successful campaigns - but she is no longer considered safe for the crew to sail

December 9, 2018 11:53 AM

Vegan Startup 'Real Fake Meats' Opens Plant-Based Butcher Shop

The store founders launched an online business earlier this year, now they want to offer their customers 'the environment of a cruelty-free butcher shop'

December 4, 2018 10:34 AM

5 Innovative Vegan Materials Designers Use Instead Of Leather

As more people opt for eco-friendly and animal-friendly clothing and accessories, fashion bosses are becoming more inventive in their fabric choices

November 30, 2018 4:21 PM

New Video Series Will Make You A More Effective Vegan Advocate

The videos were created by the Center for Effective Vegan Advocacy, which aims to increase the impact of vegan advocacy worldwide

November 29, 2018 12:40 PM

Vegan Expert To Hold Lectures On Investigations And Innovations In Fashion

Breakthroughs in sustainable vegan materials and investigations revealing cruelty in the production of non-vegan fabrics has led to interest in animal-free clothing

November 25, 2018 4:37 PM

New Vegan Chef School Aims To Meet Growing Demand For Plant-Based Cuisine

The Plant Academy aims to teach would-be chefs all they need to know about providing imaginative plant-based food to a growing population of vegans

November 25, 2018 4:11 PM

Major Organic Alcohol Brand Achieves Worldwide Vegan Certification

The Drake's line is the first and only range of spirits to be certified as organic by the USDA, verified as GMO-free, gluten-free and kosher, and now certified vegan

November 25, 2018 12:21 PM

Feeding Cats A Vegan Diet Could Potentially Break The Law

But a vegan veterinarian says he has found 'no conclusive evidence that cats and dogs fed well-planned and nutritional vegan diets are less healthy than the norm'

November 23, 2018 6:12 PM

' Eco-Lux' Vegan B&B Launches In Somerset

This vegan-run holiday accommodation is kind to animals and the environment - there are no animal foods, bone china teacups, or animal-tested toiletries here

November 23, 2018 2:21 PM

5 Surprising Myths About Vegan Dogs

There are a lot of conflicting opinions on whether or not dogs should eat a vegan diet - here are some facts about the nutrition these animals need to stay healthy

November 23, 2018 1:31 PM

New Vegan British-Made Christmas Jumpers Feature David Attenborough

The London-based social enterprise start-up behind the festive knits will donate a jumper to the homeless for every jumper sold

November 22, 2018 5:45 PM

Vegan Brand Oumph! Wins Two Major Awards At Food Matters Live

The Swedish company which is best known for its meat replacement products was awarded 'Best Food Product of the Year' and 'Best Food Product for Food Service'

November 20, 2018 2:29 PM

Major Vegan Food Awards Open For Voting This Week

Winners of the awards - which honor the best of the vegan food scene - are voted for by members of the Vegan Food UK community

November 18, 2018 5:25 PM

Shocking Undercover Footage Exposes Cruelty At High-Speed Chicken Slaughter Plant

Workers can be seen punching, shoving or throwing birds. The footage also documents birds slowly drowning in stunning baths

November 18, 2018 12:37 PM

The Body Coach Joe Wicks Launches 'Veggie Lean In 15' With Vegan Recipes Included

The fitness coach shot to fame with his 'Lean In 15' book - now he admits you don't need to eat animal products to get 'lean and fit'

November 18, 2018 11:19 AM

Cruelty-Free Brand Launches Vegan Barbie Make-Up Collection

The new vegan make-up line includes lip and nail products that are designed to be 'versatile and wearable' while 'instantly reminding you of Barbie'

November 16, 2018 5:22 PM

Green Is Good: How Socially Conscious Vegan Entrepreneurs Are Giving Back

A new wave of entrepreneurs are creating businesses that are conscious of animals, fellow humans, and the planet - as well as profitable

November 12, 2018 5:15 PM

YouTuber Rachel Ama Interviewed For Plant Based News Podcast

She opened up about going vegan, animal farming, and food

November 9, 2018 12:46 PM

Vegan Bodybuilder Set To Become Parliament Heavyweight

She wants to change Australia's political climate and 'fix the country's history of animal cruelty'

November 4, 2018 4:42 PM

Buzz Grows Around Artisan Vegan Cheeze Maker

The company's products have been described as 'works of art'

November 4, 2018 4:06 PM

Vegan Cafe Beats Traditional Eateries To Scoop Top Honors In Major Tourism Awards

The eatery's owners say they want to provide food for vegans and non-vegans alike

November 4, 2018 11:16 AM

Classic Pick 'n' Mix Now Available For Vegans In The UK

You can finally quell that craving for banoffee foams...

October 29, 2018 2:12 PM

7 Amazing Tips To Help You Eat More Cheaply As A Vegan

People often worry a plant-based diet is too expensive

October 29, 2018 10:37 AM

Vegan Camp-Out Reveals 2019 Lineup With Earthling Ed, James Aspey, And More

The multi-day festival fuses camping, talks, workshops, live music, yoga, food and more

October 25, 2018 4:40 PM

Veganism 'Growing Rapidly' In Taiwan As Hundreds Turn Out for Second Animal Rights March

The event was attended by some famous faces

October 23, 2018 12:27 PM

Plant-Based Physician Dr. Neal Barnard Honored With Major Medical Award

Dr. Barnard Will Receive the Distinguished Service Award presented by The Medical Society of the District of Columbia

October 22, 2018 2:35 PM

New Vegan Documentary Starring Inspiring Change Makers To Launch On PBN YouTube Channel

The film highlights the powerful impact of veganism

October 22, 2018 12:41 PM

Top Vegan Chef Derek Sarno Joins Campaign To Stop Cull Of Grey Squirrels

He says animals deserve compassion

October 17, 2018 1:22 PM

Vegan Athlete And Icon John Joseph Releases Book About Positive Mental Attitude

The musician, athlete, and author says mindset can help conquer anything

October 16, 2018 5:23 PM

4 Amazing Vegan Handbag Brands You Will Love

It's easy to be stylish and more eco-friendly with these top buys

October 10, 2018 12:11 PM

Is Vegan Enough? Human Exploitation In The Fashion Industry

A top designer speaks out about the importance of cruelty-free fashion

October 5, 2018 11:20 AM

Vegan Advocate Heather Mills Launches Plant-Based Column In The 'Daily Mirror'

The businesswoman, athlete, and philanthropist will write for the paper every two weeks

October 4, 2018 2:45 PM

Today Is World Animal Day: Here's An Easy Way To Support It

The initiative seeks to 'raise the status' of animals

October 3, 2018 4:37 PM

London To Host Vegan Wine And Cheese Night With Mindfulness Focus

The 'Winefulness' event will take place in Shoreditch

September 28, 2018 1:54 PM

Competition: Top Vegan Chef 'Epivegan' To Celebrate Book Launch By Cooking For You

The passionate foodie will travel to the lucky winner to make them a meal

September 28, 2018 10:03 AM

Vegan Pizza Hits Headlines For Being A 'Monstrosity'

The meagre offering was topped with just tomatoes and onions

September 27, 2018 5:42 PM

UN Brands Meat The 'World's Most Urgent Problem'

The organization has given an environmental award to plant-based companies Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods

September 26, 2018 3:24 PM

Plant Based News To Receive Special Award At London Ceremony

PBN Founders Klaus Mitchell and Robbie Lockie will collect the honor