April 12, 2019

Texas Hunter Goes Vegan - And Hosts Plant-Based Dinner Parties For Hunters

Jack Castle, who hunted animals for decades as a fourth generation hunter, decided to stop killing animals - and speak up for them instead. He credits his wife for the huge change in his outlook

April 5, 2019

Former Vegan Tim Shieff: 'The Next Step Is To Kill An Animal Myself'

The athlete, who recently revealed he has ditched his vegan diet following health issues, says killing an animal feels like 'the next stage'

March 19, 2019

Dead Whale Had 40kg Of Plastic In His Stomach

The marine biologists who conducted the animal's autopsy branding the waste plastic 'disgusting', saying action must be taken by the government against those who continue to treat the waterways and ocean as dumpsters

March 17, 2019

Clothing Brand ETHCS Reveals New Partnership With Veganuary Founders

The partnership, which has been described as a 'new era for the company', follows the stand down of ex-founder and ex-vegan, Tim Shieff

February 18, 2019

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

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

February 17, 2019

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

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 15, 2019

'Dairy Lovers' Send Violent Death Threats To Vegan Activist

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

February 13, 2019

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

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

February 11, 2019

Dean Farm Trust Launches Fundraiser To Help Build A New Paddock For Rescued Pigs

The 'Piggy Paddock Appeal' is aiming to raise over £2,000 to help improve the well-being of its rescued animals

February 1, 2019

Animals Don't Just Die In January: Take Your Vegan Habits Beyond Veganuary

Aiyana Goodfellow explains why she thinks it's important to stay vegan after Veganuary, and offers advice on how to keep up the cruelty-free lifestyle

January 29, 2019

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

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

January 20, 2019

Chris Packham Calls For Non-Vegan Products To Come With Warning Labels

TV Presenter and wildlife expert, Chris Packham, is pushing for 'honest factual packaging' on non-vegan products, to inform consumers about where their food comes from

January 14, 2019

High School Student Risks Life Saving Tortoises From Blaze In South Africa

Corne Uys has been praised for his bravery and compassion after taking a major risk in rescuing the animals during the deadly fire. He managed to save 33 tortoises

January 14, 2019

Ice Rink Cancels 'Skating With Penguins' Event After Pressure From Vegan Activists

Queens Skate Dine Bowl in Bayswater was criticized by organizations like PETA - as well as many individuals - when it announced plans to force the animals to take part

January 7, 2019

Vegan Prince Khaled Appointed President Of Saudi Humane Society

Khaled - who is Plant Based News' Investment Director & Co-Owner - says he is 'humbled and honored' by the appointment, describing it as an 'incredible honor'

December 27, 2018

Meghan Markle Attends Boxing Day Shoot Event According To Reports

The reports may disappoint fans of the Duchess who refuses to wear real fur, loves vegan leather, and has previously claimed to 'eat vegan during the week'

December 21, 2018

Farmer's Son Goes Vegan - But Can't Tell His Family, Says Newspaper

The unnamed man says the 'slagging' he would get from his parents if they discovered he'd ditched all animal products would be 'desperate'

December 19, 2018

Farmer Injected Cows With Diesel - To Fake TB Result And Claim Compensation

The unnamed perpetrator admitted the offense saying he'd heard about others doing the same thing. He cited financial pressures as motivation

December 4, 2018

40 Cases Of 'Non-Compliance' In Animal Experimentation Revealed In Government Report

The report shows severe cases of animal neglect and a failure to meet basic standards - leading to extreme animal suffering

November 10, 2018

Vegan Thanksgiving Pledge Will See Food Donated To Those In Need

For every 100 pledges, a vegan meal will be donated to the Border Action Network

November 6, 2018

Plant-Based Athlete Tim Shieff Admits To Eating Eggs And Fish

The former World Champion Freerunner says he's now 'come back to veganism'

November 1, 2018

Notonthehighstreet Ditches Mohair After Investigation Reveals Goats Being 'Dragged And Thrown'

The site joins dozens of other retailers in banning the fabric

October 29, 2018

UK Home Office Has 'No Plans' To Stop Using Monkeys In Experiments

Campaigners say the use of primates serves little value and causes immense suffering

October 24, 2018

Vegan Activists Seek Cruelty Charges Against University After Experiment Pig Dies

Campaigners brand the 'indifference' to animal suffering 'appalling'

September 25, 2018

Undercover Footage Shows How Shooting Industry Slaughters Wildlife

The industry captures wild birds in traps - then kills them

August 21, 2018

Musician Joan Jett Urges Park To Release Bear From 'Barren Concrete Pit'

She wants the animal to be rehomed to a sanctuary

August 16, 2018

Government Urged To Force Meat Producers To Label Products Honestly

Campaigners say it is too hard for consumers to know how many animals are reared in low-welfare 'factory farm' conditions

July 20, 2018

Vegans Urge 'Notorious' Monkey Dealer To Reveal Information About Injured Animal

The animal was documented in a 2015 investigation - but here whereabouts are currently unknown

July 17, 2018

Cannibalism And Distressed Animals Revealed At Pig Farm Supplying Tesco

Vegan charity Viva! shares the results of its undercover investigation

July 12, 2018

Dairy Farmer Says 'We're Worthless' As Milk Consumption Drops

The farmer says the market for dairy is shrinking

July 6, 2018

Poachers Eaten By Lions On Game Reserve In South Africa

It is believed they were trying to kill rhinos

June 22, 2018

Vegan Activists Praise Footballers For Saving Tiny Bird During World Cup Match

The small animal was in danger of being trampled on the pitch

June 21, 2018

Despair, Separation, And Disease: The Dark Side Of Dairy

Milk producers exploit and abuse animals for profit

June 21, 2018

Fury After Men Pour Hot Tar Over Dog And Run Him Over

The construction workers were building a new road

June 19, 2018

Why Milk Is A Feminist Issue

Do you know what goes on behind the closed doors of the modern intensive dairy farm? If only dairy cows could say 'me too' you might agree – milk is a feminist issue

June 14, 2018

Lush Relaunches 'Spycops' Campaign Following 'Police Intimidation'

The cosmetics giant wants to bring wider attention to police misconduct

June 4, 2018

Crayfish Removes Own Claw To Escape From Boiling Pot

Footage of the escape has been viewed more than a million times on social media

May 31, 2018

Campaigners Blast Greyhound Racing Industry For 'Putting Profit Above Welfare'

Data shows more than 1,000 of the dogs die - or are killed - every year

May 24, 2018

60% Of All Mammals On The Planet Are Livestock, Says New Study

The research also showed how humans are having a disproportionately negative impact on the planet

May 18, 2018

Campaigners Defend Director Lars Von Triers Over 'Duck Torture' Scene In New Film

Some critics and viewers have been sickened by the scene

May 16, 2018

School Bans Live Tigers At Prom Following Public Outrage

The facility had displayed a caged tiger during a recent event

May 11, 2018

Slaughterhouse Faces Scrutiny After 'Cut Corners' Leads To 'Agonizing Death' For Calf

Campaigners are calling for the authorities to take action

May 10, 2018

Irish City Cork Urged To Ban Fur Like Sister City San Francisco

The US city banned the sale of animal fur earlier this year

May 10, 2018

Farmer Says He Will 'Never Trust Farm Animals Again' After Attack By Cow

He claims he's lucky to be alive after the cow hurt his foot

May 10, 2018

BBC Program: 'The Days Of Animal Exploitation Are Numbered'

The radio show looked at the question of how animals are treated in society - and how attitudes are changing

May 9, 2018

Firefighters Gas 20,000 Chicks Left Suffocating In A Container At Airport

According to sources, they were 'ending the animals' suffering'

April 25, 2018

Autopsy On Yukon Quest Sled Dog Shows He Died After Inhaling His Own Vomit

Campaigners are calling for action after dog Boppy died earlier this year during the 1,600-mile sled race

April 19, 2018

High-Speed Pig Slaughter Scheme Is 'Abusive And Painful', Say Campaigners

Pigs are already slaughtered quickly - at around 16 per minute

April 17, 2018

Vegan Star Moby Calls Interview With Slaughterhouse Worker 'Intense And Heartbreaking'

The worker said he's not indifferent to animal suffering

April 17, 2018

Supermarket Iceland's Palm Oil Ban Could Be 'Step Backwards', Say Academics

The UK retailer announced it would ditch the product earlier this month

April 13, 2018

90% Of Brits Call Themselves 'Ethical Consumers'

A recent poll asked people about their habits

March 29, 2018

'Hell Hole' Pig Farm Closes After Expose Reveals Squalid Conditions

The farm previously passed an audit by food label Red Tractor - despite the grim conditions captured on camera

March 21, 2018

United Airlines Suspends 'Animal Shipments' After Dog Dies In Overhead Cabin

There has been a recent spate of animal deaths in transit across airlines

March 9, 2018

Authorities Urged To Investigate Slaughterhouse After Goat Is Shot Repeatedly In The Head

According to reports, the goat was left with a ruptured eye after the botched attempts at stunning

March 9, 2018

All Vegan Neighborhood 'Vegandale' Takes Root In Downtown Toronto

Vegandale offers fully vegan shopping and dining to consummers

March 2, 2018

Monkey Researchers In Germany Facing Animal Cruelty Charges For Causing 'Significant Harm'

Monkeys were reportedly deprived of water until they were so thirsty they drank their own urine

February 28, 2018

Paul O'Grady Urges Thomas Cook To Stop Selling Tickets To SeaWorld - As Its CEO Resigns

Attendance at the park has plunged since documentary Blackfish

February 27, 2018

'The Ordinary' Skincare Entrepreneur Brandon Truaxe Says 'I've Gone Vegan'

He said in 100 years we will look back at the millions of animals we murder

February 19, 2018

UK Government Considers Banning Foie Gras In Animal Welfare Drive

The move would be a response to Labour's recent plans

February 14, 2018

Farmer Claims 'Vegan Activists Lie About Animal Agriculture'

He warned farmers not to 'waste time arguing' with people online

February 6, 2018

Plant Based Brand Oatly Addresses Controversy Over Selling Oat Residue To Pig Farm

The company has faced questions on social media this week

January 31, 2018

'Compassion For Animals' And Love For Basketball Prompts College Player To Go Vegan

The athlete slimmed down from 245 to 180 pounds after he became plant-based

January 31, 2018

Fashion Brand The Kooples Launches Vegan Bag Following Ban On Fur

The company aims to encourage 'environment- and animal-friendly practices'

January 26, 2018

Top Scientist Talks About Role Of Science In Animal Welfare Debate

He says 'science cannot tell us what is good - only what is true'

January 26, 2018

Animal Lovers Take To The Streets To Pay Respects Abandoned Dog Shot By Police

Police said 'the dogs' welfare was a serious concern whilst it was tied up'

January 23, 2018

City Of San Francisco Considering Ban On Sale Of Fur

More than 50 million animals are killed for their fur every year

January 17, 2018

Vegans Warned They May Be 'Supporting Meat And Dairy Industries'

A top consumer magazine has listed companies which have links to animal ag

January 15, 2018

High School Slammed For Giving Students Dead Pheasants 'To Make Fajitas'

The class sparked fierce debate among parents

January 12, 2018

Campaigners Fear Further Violence After Pupils Attack and Kill Animals

Children beat a pregnant pig until she could no longer walk

January 8, 2018

Vegan Couple Suing Caterer For $150,000 Over Bad Wedding Food Defended By Guest

The bride and groom have been described as sweet people

January 5, 2018

Cricketer Adam Zampa: 'You Don't Need To Eat Animals To Live A Sustainable Life'

He argued that animals 'aren't food - they’re sentient beings who deserve a life as well'

January 2, 2018

Outrage After Chef Brags About 'Spiking Pious Vegan With Animal Products'

Social media users branded the chef 'disgusting'

December 29, 2017

Sky News Promotes Veganism - And Busts Top Vegan Myths

The feature explains 'why going vegan is on the up, and why you might even like to try it yourself'

December 20, 2017

Anti Bird Spike On Trees Are 'To Protect Expensive Cars'

Owners of vehicles including BMWs were allegedly angry about animal poo

December 14, 2017

PBN Exclusive: SeaWorld Will Shut Down In 2018 And Other Predictions For The New Year

The Australian wool industry is also forecast to collapse

December 14, 2017

Top Soccer Player Toni Pressley: 'Veganism Helped Me Become A Better Athlete'

The player also spoke about her love for animals

December 13, 2017

'Concerns For Animal Welfare' Driving Britain's Most Ethical Christmas Shopping Ever

More than ever, consumers are seeking out ethical buys

December 6, 2017

Field Roast Pledges To Stay Vegan Despite Acquisition By Meat Processing Giant

News of the purchase received mixed responses

December 1, 2017

Revealed: Full Listings Of Where To Watch UK's First Vegan Ad

The ad 'has the potential to bring about real change'

November 30, 2017

Former Cattle Rancher: 'Farmers Feel Under Attack Due To Animal Activism'

Canadian farmer Mike Lanigan now runs a vegetables-only farm and an animal sanctuary

November 28, 2017

H&M Pulls Hoodie 'That Glorifies Dog Fighting' From Shelves

Campaigners called the clothing 'unacceptable'

November 24, 2017

Top 5 Reasons Everyone Should Stay Away From Cheese

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November 23, 2017

Vegan Bodybuilder: The Tip Diets That Gave Me My 'Best Shape Ever'

The athlete says she's 'breaking the stereotype'

November 22, 2017

Vegan Star Moby Weighs In On US Presidents 'Pardoning' Turkeys For Thanksgiving

Moby pointed out that Presidents 'pardoning' only two turkeys is 'gross and unethical'

November 22, 2017

Social Media Star: Watching 'Cowspiracy' And Going Vegan Changed My Life

The Instagram star encouraged everyone to 'make the right choice, not the easy one'

November 21, 2017

Vegan Complains To Amazon Over 'Brutal' Slicey The Pig Toy

The campaigner wants the retailer to ditch the item

November 20, 2017

Poll Shows 47% Of Americans 'Agree With Ban On Slaughterhouses'

In addition, more than half of the people polled said they were trying to cut down on animal foods

November 16, 2017

UK's First Fully Vegan And Sustainable Department Store Now Open For Business

Eco-conscious consumers can now shop for products that range from natural beauty to furniture

November 10, 2017

Slaughterhouse Whistleblower: 'Inspectors And Vets Face Physical And Verbal Abuse Every Day'

The source also spoke out about hygiene breaches in abattoirs

November 1, 2017

Ex Pig Farmer: "Veganism Is The Future Of Farming"

"If you care about animals, the answer isn’t 'humane meat'," said the now-vegetable farmer

October 30, 2017

Top Tennis Player Marcus Daniell Ditches Meat For Ethical Reasons

The sportsman cited ethical and environmental reasons for going meatless

October 20, 2017

Rude Health Tells PBN: 'We Don't Hate Vegans' (Despite Anti Vegan Rant)

The anger follows the brand sharing anti-vegan sentiment online