January 18, 2017

Breaking: Fake News Story Targets Vegan Supermarket Chain

Vegan Supermarket label Veganz in Berlin is currently embroiled in a fake news nightmare, as the media reports the entire company files for bankruptcy.

January 17, 2017

Could Lab Grown Meat Signal the End of Slaughterhouses?

Plant Based News was invited to produce an interview for ethical food magazine Jellied Eel with London Food Board Chair, Rosie Boycott, who asked some questions with leading research scientist and food campaigner Abi Glencross on the future of meat.

January 16, 2017

Vegan School Teacher Makes A Veggie Rap Music Video

A Vegan Teacher from Nathan Hale School in Boston decided to make a rap music video to encourage children to eat more vegetables, the result is brilliant.

January 15, 2017

Famed Ringling Brothers Circus Closing

The curtain is finally coming down on Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus after 146 years in operation

January 15, 2017

New Wave of Medical Doctors Turn To Plant-Based Diets

Why are more Australian and international medical doctors than ever confidently recommending vegan diets to their patients?

January 13, 2017

VEGANUARY TRENDING: Now Featured on Sky News

Veganuary have been breaking growth records this year, and now they have made their first TV appearance

January 13, 2017

HISTORIC: France Passes Bill Ordering Cameras In ALL Slaughterhouses

The French National Assembly passed a bill for mandatory cameras in all slaughterhouses from 2018

January 12, 2017

Animal-Tested Cosmetics BANNED In Switzerland

Swiss officials make progress towards removing cruelty from beauty products

January 12, 2017

Moby Refuses To Play For Trump

The musician and animal rights activist said he'd only play if president-elect Donald Trump agreed to release his tax returns

January 9, 2017

Wendy Williams and Dr. Oz Tout Plant-Based Diet

The TV personality Wendy Williams invited Dr. Oz to chat plant-based health on her show

January 9, 2017

Let’s Get Topical. Vevolution Announce Monthly Vegan Education Events In London Starting This February

The vegan momentum in London continues to build as Vevolution announce series of vegan events starting in February at The Trampery in Old Street

January 9, 2017

Ballet Dancer Sylvie Guillem Shows How to Raise the 'Barre' for Animals

Legendary Dancer Teams Up With PETA to Promote Meat-Free Meals

January 9, 2017

Dancing Carrot and the Kalers: Greener TV Launches in the UK

Greener TV was inspired by a social startup group that aims to tackle climate change and global food insecurity by making low-carbon and sustainable living simple, viral and actionable.

January 5, 2017

Dr. Oz To Feature Plant-Based Company Beyond Meat

The popular TV show will kick off the New Year by investigating the Beyond Burger

January 5, 2017

The BBC asked "Is Veganuary worth doing?"

In the news this week the BBC asked, "Is Veganuary worth doing?" Miles Kasiri, Registered Nutritional Therapist (Dip CNM, mBANT, CNHC), takes a deep dive into this important question.

January 4, 2017

Vegan New Year Google Searches SKYROCKET

Google Trends reveal astonishing 90% increase in 'vegan' searches in last 12 months

January 3, 2017

ANOTHER! Vegan Poster Campaign Launches in London

Vegan poster campaign by Go Vegan World launches in London on the 2nd of January 2017

January 2, 2017

Stupid Questions You'll Get Asked For Veganuary

A guide for handling the stupid questions and silly things people will say to you as you embark on a vegan diet, which threatens many people's assumptions about diet, morality, and environmentalism.

January 2, 2017

The UK’s First-Ever Vegan Total Tube (Subway) Station Takeover

Clapham Common tube station now has 60 posters featuring farmed animals – who appear on every door, and turnstile – to tell commuters, “I’m ME, Not MEAT. See the Individual – Go Vegan”.

January 1, 2017

Exclusive: Man Breaks One Year POTATO ONLY Diet On Live TV

Plant Based News gets an exclusive interview with Andrew Taylor before his big Australia Weekend Sunrise feature, where he eats potatoes for the first time in a year

December 27, 2016

Vegan Food is So (Not) Expensive.

Today’s article is written in response to the erroneous notion that those consuming vegan diets face an inevitable financial disadvantage compared to omnivores.

December 24, 2016

Plant-Based Milks Can’t Be Called ‘Milk’: Desperate Dairy Industry Tells FDA

Klaus Mitchell from Plant Based News covers this story and unravels the real misinformation

December 22, 2016

Animal advocates should focus on anti-speciesism, not veganism

How can we help nonhuman animals as much as possible? A good answer to this question could spare billions from suffering and death, while a bad one could condemn as many to that fate. So it’s worth taking our time to find good answers.

December 22, 2016

We're Winning: 10 Signs That Veganism Will Take Off In 2017

UK based campaigner Damien Clarkson looks back at 2016 and makes some vegan trend predictions for 2017

December 21, 2016

Twenty-Four EU Parliament Members DEMAND Action To Reduce Meat Consumption

Last month, 24 Members of the EU asked the European Commission President and Commissioners to address the problem of unsustainable consumption of animal-based food in the EU

December 21, 2016

Media EXPOSED For Claims That CHEESE Protects Against Heart Disease!

No, this is not a hoax; cheese was really claimed by a respected mainstream news outlet to protect against heart disease. David Oates unravels this one

December 18, 2016

Dr John McDougall: Exclusive Plant Based News Interview

Klaus from Plant Based News got the opportunity to interview Dr McDougall at VegSource's 2016 Healthy Lifestyle Expo

December 17, 2016

The Largest Ever Vegan Advertising Campaign in London

The adverts were created by Veganuary – the charity that encourages people to try vegan in January – and were crowdfunded by the vegan community. They feature three animals – Rocky the calf, a chick called Little Eric and a naughty but very loveable piglet named Ernie – who urge passengers to read their stories and join thousands of others around the world who choose to eat no animal products at all in January.

December 10, 2016

Biggest Loser Producer Launches Plant-Based Show

The Big Fat Truth helps participants lose weight through whole foods, plant-based nutrition

December 9, 2016

Building Meat From Plants: Interview with Beyond Meat

Klaus recently got behind the scenes with Ethan Brown, CEO of the Bill Gates backed plant-based company Beyond Meat

December 8, 2016

The Largest Organization of Food & Nutrition Professionals Admits Vegan Diets are Suitable for All

That wasn’t the earth shaking you just felt, but it might as well have been. In fact, that rumbling beneath your feet was caused by the latest position statement released by the American Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics on the suitability of vegan diets

December 8, 2016

£5 Bank Notes Unsuitable for Vegans and Vegetarians – Causes Outcry

Why many are enraged about the inclusion of animal fat in new UK bank note

December 5, 2016

Sydney Bus Campaign Urges Consumers To Go Vegan

A provocative advert by the Vegan Society of NSW on metro bus routes throughout Sydney asks people to rethink their eating choices in the run up to Christmas

December 3, 2016

New Film Showcases The Progress The Vegan Movement Has Made Throughout 2016

Vegan 2016 has launched, which demonstrates how veganism has increased in popularity in the last 12 months

December 3, 2016

Vegan Diets are Suitable for Children According to Fox News

Propaganda surrounding vegan diets seems to be gradually coming to an end

December 1, 2016

We are on the edge of a climatic abyss, what can we do about it?

Through the work of many world renowned scientists, researchers, global leaders, and celebrities, the EATING OUR WAY TO EXTINCTION feature documentary is bringing to life the reality of the true cost of our current relationship with animals, and create a powerful vision of the global movement towards a plant based lifestyle, that is now beginning to unfold before our eyes.

December 1, 2016

Veganuary 2017 Launches in Style!

Veganuary – the celebrity-backed campaign that encourages people to try vegan in January – has launched its 2017 campaign with 2,000 eye-catching adverts on the London Underground.

December 1, 2016

The Save Movement, A Peaceful Action For Change.

The spectre of the militant animal rights activist is threatening the farmers of Britain once again, according to a section of this past weekend’s papers.

November 21, 2016

Packaged Vegan Foods Market Set to Grow Rapidly

Analysts estimate the packaged vegan foods market will grow 11% annually

November 18, 2016

USDA Shut Down Slaughterhouse

An Oregon slaughter facility shuts down after for animal cruelty offences

November 17, 2016

Interview With Vegan Activist Gene Baur

Klaus from Plant Based News sits down with long-time vegan activist Gene Baur to talk about the progress the vegan movement has made recently

November 16, 2016

London Just Held Europe’s Biggest Ever Vegan Conference

London showcases its credentials as a leading hub for veganism in Europe

November 16, 2016

Vegan Men in Short Supply?

What makes a vegan diet less appealing to men? Dietitian Andy De Santis explores this hot topic

November 16, 2016

Animal Tales Don't All End Well

Animal tales don’t always have a happy ending, but you can save thousands of animals from a short life of pain and suffering by one simple decision

November 14, 2016

Plant-Based Milk Sales Skyrocket

The plant-based milk industry is projected to rise to $21.7 billion by 2022

November 14, 2016

Journalists' Beef with Vegans

New expose of the mainstream media's wierd bias and tactics against veganism

November 13, 2016

Tax Meat & Dairy, say Researchers

Researchers conclude meat and dairy taxations of 40% and 20%, respectively, are necessary to reduce the climate-crushing carbon emissions that are produced by the animal agriculture industry

November 12, 2016

The Green Alternative to Google

A German entrepreneur has created a carbon neutral search engine that lets you surf the web and reduce your carbon footprint at the same time. By using Ecosia you participate in reforestation programmes around the world

November 12, 2016

Water Is Life: Dakota Pipeline Crises

There is currently a battle in the United States over water

November 10, 2016

Before the Flood: “Consume Differently”

Two years in the making, Before the Flood follows Leonardo DiCaprio’s 2014 appointment as United Nations Messenger of Peace with a special focus on climate change

November 9, 2016

5 Signs That Veganism Is Taking Over In 2016

Veganism has broken growth and sales records throughout the year

November 8, 2016

Best Veg-Friendly Omni Restaurants in London

Plant Based News contributor Ania Jomard reviews the best non-vegan restaurants to eat vegan at in the UK's capitol

November 6, 2016

Wanna try some Vegan Cannabis milk?

London-based vegan café and food company Rawligion launched cannabis-based milk beverage Relax earlier this month.

November 6, 2016

Interview with Vegan Artist Francesca Page

Klaus from Plant Based News sits down with vegan artist Francesca Page

November 6, 2016

VEGAN 2016 - PART 1

A short film about veganism in 2016

November 6, 2016

Veganism in 2015 - Short Documentary

Last year, Klaus produced a film about the progress in the vegan movement over the couse of 2015

November 6, 2016

Dr Neal Barnard: Exclusive Plant Based News Interview

Klaus from Plant Based News sat down with Dr Barnard recently.

November 6, 2016

Dr Michael Greger: FULL INTERVIEW with Plant Based News

Klaus from Plant Based News sat down with Dr Greger earlier in the year

October 19, 2016

Investors, Councils and Organizations All Calling for Switch to Plant-Based Diet

There have recently been lots of far-reaching figures suggesting a global move towards a plant-based lifestyle. Here are a few authoritative figures showing the steps taken towards a plant-based world.

October 2, 2016

Seaworld Stock Plummets As It Fails To Normalise Animal Abuse

With attendance falling and financial failings, SeaWorld is finding it increasingly difficult to project a positive image and justify its own existence.

October 1, 2016

Abolitionism vs. Incrementalism: an objective analysis

What's more important: abolitionism or incrementalism?

September 26, 2016

US Educator Bill Nye Speaks Out About Animal Agriculture

“It's very reasonable that all of us will move increasingly towards a plant-based (vegan) diet" - science educator Bill Nye

September 23, 2016

Vegan: Everyday Stories - Film Review

Vegan: Everyday Stories is a new documentary sharing the lives of several remarkably different people.

September 18, 2016

Prada’s leather sales plummet

Luxury fashion brand reports a 22% reduction in leather sales, while other brands switch to more ethical materials.

September 18, 2016

Activists storm slaughterhouse and are wrecked by their discovery

On 15th September, activists in Northern England entered a slaughterhouse.

September 17, 2016

Danish Council on Ethics releases report calling for beef tax

The new report argues why a beef tax would be an effective step toward curbing greenhouse gas emissions.

September 17, 2016

Is Dr Michael Greger An Animal Rights Activist With a Phd?

Bonus footage from the Plant Based News interview with Dr Michael Greger is here as Klaus asks whether he is "an animal rights activist with a Phd?"

September 17, 2016

The Unthinkable Is Happening! Signs That Dairy Industry Is Imploding

The Western World is falling out of love with dairy, while the dairy free market is growing rapidly.

September 17, 2016

Meet The Meat That Is Tipped To Save The World

Plant based and lab grown meat are two technologies that are taking off. This artificial meat is the most important trend in tech and tipped to save the World.