March 22, 2017

BBC Creates 'Carnage' With New Vegan Mockumentary

We review the new vegan documentary everyone is talking about

March 22, 2017

Activists Interrupt Ribbon-Cutting with Bullhorns, “Humane Meat” Protest

Animal Rights Activists Interrupt Chicago Whole Foods Grand Opening, Decry Violence Against Animals

March 22, 2017

10 Things The Government Doesn't Want You To Know

Below are some simple truths that governments around the World often don't tell us. To see the sources for each fact, click on the corresponding photos.

March 16, 2017

Video: 'Harry Potter' Star Evanna Lynch Shows How to Veganise Hogwarts Recipes

Actor Teams Up With peta2 for a Magical Cooking Tutorial

March 14, 2017

HISTORIC Vote Paves The Way For EU Ban On Rabbit Cages

The EU Parliament today voted 410 to 205 in favour of measures to improve farmed rabbit welfare, which includes the drafting of legislation to end the use of battery cages

March 13, 2017

UK University Campus Hosts Virtual Abattoir

A UK-based charity has become the first animal protection group in the world to use virtual reality technology to transport people inside intensive chicken factory farms and slaughterhouses.

March 13, 2017

New Study Suggests Neanderthals Were More Plant Based

Dental analysis of a Spanish group of Neanderthals revealed they didn't eat meat

March 11, 2017

The Best Way To Help Animals Might Surprise You

A new movement has joined forces with animal advocates to improve the lives of animals using evidence and reason

March 8, 2017

Interview With Vegan Activist James Aspey | PBN Spotlight #1

International speaker James Aspey is in the limelight for 17 minutes as he discusses his activism and the save movement

March 8, 2017

Fair trade and veganism have more in common than you think

Fighting world hunger, defending those without a voice and making it easier for customers to choose ethically-made products are all noble goals.

March 6, 2017

British MEPs Urged To Vote For EU Ban On Rabbit Battery Cages

Animal Equality releases shocking, never-before-seen footage of rabbits suffering on farms in Europe

March 6, 2017

Keele Campus Hosts Virtual Abattoir

A UK-based charity has become the first animal protection group in the world to use virtual reality technology to transport people inside intensive chicken factory farms and slaughterhouses.

March 5, 2017

Cowspiracy-Makers Launch 'What the Health'

We review the long-awaited Cowspiracy follow-up

March 3, 2017

NFU (Dairy Board) Battle Cry Against Veganism Highlights A Failing Industry

The NFU (Dairy Board) has called on industry bodies to treat recent vegan campaigns as a wakeup call

March 3, 2017

Veganuary 2017 Survey The Results Are In

What a fabulous start to 2017! At the end of the first week of February, we sent out a survey to the Veganuary 2017 participants. This is what they told us…

March 3, 2017

Asda Denies Deleting Vegan Comments in Free-Range Milk Row

Supermarket says it isn't company policy to scrap feedback

March 2, 2017

QUORN IN THE SPOTLIGHT: Metal Fragments Found In UK Meat Free Mince

Quorn Foods have recalled 12,000 packets of its frozen meat-free mince over growing fears it may contain small pieces of metal

March 2, 2017

Burger King's Damning Environmental Impact Exposed

New report shows that the hamburger chain sources animal feed from deforested lands in Brazil and Bolivia

February 25, 2017

Professional Boxer David Haye Explains His Vegan Diet

"It’s a myth that you need meat for strength"

February 23, 2017

ABC News Follows Activist Into "Cage-Free" Egg Farm

ABC News shows what farmers don't want you to see

February 22, 2017

UK Slaughterhouses May Be Selling Feces-Contaminated Meat

Over 300 abattoirs tested in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland—more than 25% failed basic hygiene standards

February 21, 2017

German Government In Discord After MEAT BANNED At Functions

Fury erupts within Angela Merkel’s government after the environment minister bans meat at official functions

February 19, 2017

Results Are In: Vegans Are Hotter

Michael Dearborn (above) covers the story that vegans are hotter. The evidence? A Tinder experiment!

February 17, 2017

Bank Note Controversy Sparks Vegan Debate

Opinion divided as Bank of England sticks with animal fat in notes

February 16, 2017

WATCH: BBC Reports On Appalling Pig Farm Conditions

BBC recently reported on the appalling conditions uncovered by Viva! Campaigns at a Somerset Pig Farm in South West England

February 15, 2017

Investors Diversify From Tech Into Vegan Startups

Animal replacement next generation foods have earned investment focus as key stakeholders move their attention from tech to vegan food and beverage startups, according to CB insights

February 14, 2017

Plant Based News Exclusive Interview With Dr Alan Goldhamer

Klaus from Plant Based News sits down with the articulate, energetic and inspiring plant-based pioneer Dr Goldhamer

February 14, 2017

South Africa launches its first vegan magazine

Media24 has launched South Africa’s first vegan focused magazine, The Vegan Life. Besides vegan friendly recipes, there are also informative articles on a wide range of relevant topics, from getting enough protein to buying cruelty-free beauty products.

February 14, 2017

Got Vegan Love Worries This Valentine’s?!

This Valentines day, don't get stuck. We are here to help!

February 11, 2017

Entrenched Industries In Panic As Vegan Market Soars

With veganism breaking growth and sales records all over the World, we explore the ways in which industry is pushing back

February 9, 2017

Dr. Oz Tries "The Future Of Meat"

The popular TV show continued its vegan coverage - this time with the focus on plant-based meats

February 4, 2017

Trump Heralds New Era Of Animal Abuse

How much of a hit will animals and the climate take as the Trump administration removes access to the Animal Welfare Act?

February 1, 2017

Diabetes Industry Indicted For Misconduct

John Mcdougall MD uproots the latest scams from the diabetes industry in his recent newsletter

February 1, 2017

Impressive Cast Announced For New BBC Film About Veganism

BBC iplayer are set to release a vegan film this spring, featuring Martin Freeman, Vanessa Feltz, JME and more

February 1, 2017

Popular Youtuber Comprehensively Debunks Low Carb Diet

Michael Dearborn fact-slams popular claims about ketogenic diets

January 28, 2017

Dr Oz: The Vegan Diet Is 'The Single Biggest Movement of 2017’

The popular TV show continued its vegan coverage - this time with an epic sound bite

January 28, 2017

6 Non-Pushy Ways To Help Promote Veganism

A look at some of the positive steps vegans can take on a daily basis

January 27, 2017

"Plant Based 'Milk' Packaging is Misleading Consumers" says US Gov

The "Dairy Pride Act" seeks to define milk as only coming from cow secretions, thus making it illegal for the dozens of plant based milks to use the word "milk"

January 27, 2017

25 Experts on How to Transform Diabetes with a Plant-Based (Vegan) Diet

Learn from the world's top nutrition experts about achieving your optimal health living with prediabetes, type 1, type 1.5, type 2 diabetes, or gestational diabetes.

January 27, 2017

The Mediterranean Diet as an Intermediate Step Towards a Vegan Diet

Registered dietician Andy De Santis takes a look at the Mediterranean diet from a plant based perspective

January 27, 2017

Jamie Oliver Supports Dairy For Veganuary!

Jamie Oliver admits to the problems associated with milk consumption. But does he go far enough?

January 25, 2017

4 Vegan Startups Set To Change The World

The plant based market really is big business...

January 24, 2017

Dr. Oz Features Guide to Going Vegan

The popular TV show is set to continue its vegan coverage with a new segment aimed at dispelling common myths about the lifestyle

January 23, 2017

Why Supermarket Giant Sainsbury's Is Embracing Vegan

UK-based supermarket chain plans to take measures to persuade shoppers to eat less animal products

January 22, 2017

Vegan Media Veteran Unleashes on Animal Rights Groups

Bob Linden from GoVeganRadio.com leaves everyone speechless

January 21, 2017

Vegan Cheese Surpasses Expected Sales By 300%

UK-based supermarket chain Sainsbury's reports a surge in sales of its new vegan cheese

January 20, 2017

Climate Change Plans Rescinded By Trump Administration

Trump administration eliminate all mentions of "climate change" from official website

January 20, 2017

PETA Pressure Louis Vuitton By Buying Company Shares

The animal rights pressure group became a shareholder in Louis Vuitton Moet Hennessey (LVMH) to gain decision-making power

January 18, 2017

Breaking: "Fake News" Story Targets Vegan Supermarket Chain

Falsely accused of being bankrupt?! Vegan Supermarket chain Veganz is currently embroiled in a fake news nightmare

January 17, 2017

Could Lab Grown Meat Signal the End of Slaughterhouses?

Plant Based News was invited to produce an interview for magazine Jellied Eel with London Food Board Chair, Rosie Boycott and leading research scientist and food campaigner Abi Glencross

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