June 14, 2019

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

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

June 13, 2019

Kim Kardashian Praised For Recreating Faux-Fur Versions Of Her Favorite Coats

The star has been blasted in the past for wearing animal-skin but is now showing off her new cruelty-free outfits

June 12, 2019

Alec Baldwin Challenges SeaWorld For Using Dolphins As 'Surfboards'

The star accused the company of conducting cruel treatment 'disguised as entertainment'

June 12, 2019

Investigation Reveals Torture Of Elephants And Primates In Thailand Tourist Industry

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

June 9, 2019

Vegan Lucy Watson Slams Celebrities Wearing Fur

The Made In Chelsea Star has taken to social media to blast celebs seemingly against animal-cruelty for wearing fur

June 3, 2019

Vegan Activists Barbecue Fake Dogs In UK Cities

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

May 29, 2019

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

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

May 27, 2019

Global Footwear And Accessories Company Turns Fully Vegan

'While we are happy with this most recent step within our journey towards a better future, we also recognize that we still have work to do and are working on exciting sustainability initiatives to come later this year'

May 22, 2019

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

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

May 16, 2019

Parents Raising Children Vegan Should Be Prosecuted, Claim Belgian Doctors

A professor says vegan parenting qualifies as 'non-assistance to a person in danger' - a criminal offense that carries a prison sentence of up to two years

May 16, 2019

Donkey Abuse In African Abattoirs Revealed By Vegan Activists

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

May 10, 2019

Major Dutch Company Ends Near-Drowning Animal Tests After Vegan Pressure

The forced swim tests, which have been discredited by many people, involve putting mice, rats, and other small animals in inescapable beakers filled with water and forcing them to swim so they don't drown

May 8, 2019

Miley Cyrus And Liam Hemsworth Show Off Customized Vegan Leather Shoes At Met Gala

The celebrity couple has been praised for being 'dressed (compassionately) to impress.'

May 8, 2019

Toy Giant Playmobil Urged To Launch 'My First Abattoir' For Kids

Animal rights campaigners believe the company has misled children about the conditions endured by animals within the farming system - and want it to create a more realistic portrayal

May 6, 2019

California 'Lab-Gag' Bill Pulled From Consideration

The state has removed the proposal that would allow animal tests conducted in public universities to be 'concealed'

April 24, 2019

1 Million Calves Die In Midwest Floods: Vegan Activists Raise Awareness

The extreme weather conditions meant staggering numbers of animals were swept into freezing floodwaters. Those who survived will most likely die as a result of the lack of food and drinkable water or be sent to the slaughterhouse, according to PETA

April 21, 2019

Reebok Turns Its Corn And Cotton Sneakers Vegan

The sportswear brand has been described as being 'at the forefront of a vegan revolution'

April 18, 2019

Avon Calls For Global Animal Testing Ban - Despite Selling In China

The beauty company has joined the #BeCrueltyFree campaign whilst failing to have cruelty-free accreditation itself for operating in the Chinese market

April 18, 2019

North Sea Oil Rigs Urged To Go Vegan Ahead Of Earth Day

Animal rights charity PETA has written to Shell asking it to offset its environmental damage - by serving eco-friendly, animal-free meals to its workers

April 15, 2019

Undercover Investigation Shows Animals 'Beaten Bloody' In Egypt

Horses and camels are used to carry tourists on their backs and pull carriages in the hot sun in top tourist destinations including the Great Pyramid of Giza, Saqqara, and Luxor

April 14, 2019

Disney World Launches 'Plant Based Cuisine' Pamphlet For Its Guests

The 'Magic Kingdom' offers a range of animal-free dishes including vegan Sloppy Joe, Hot Dogs, and a 'Southwest Cheeseburger'

April 12, 2019

Vegan Musician Morrissey Tells Canada Goose: 'Stop Killing Animals For Coats'

The singer is set to embark on a Canadian tour this Spring - he will be accompanied by campaigners from animal charity PETA collecting signatures on a petition

April 11, 2019

Vegan Game Of Thrones Star Jerome Flynn Urges Fans To Stop Buying Huskies

The actor has featured in an animal-rights campaign encouraging people to not buy the animal 'on an impulse'

April 7, 2019

Authorities Seize 'Pet' Monkey From Celebrity Rapper Swae Lee's House

The singer posted a video of his spider monkey dressed in a diaper and tiger costume

April 6, 2019

#YouBetTheyDie: Grand National's Kill Count Sparks Outrage

Animal-rights organization, PETA, said 'horse racing is a stain on the UK's reputation as an animal loving nation'

March 30, 2019

Vegan Lucy Watson Blasts Horse Racing As Death Count Rises

The Made In Chelsea star, turned vegan entrepreneur, has urged her followers to not support the 'sport'

March 29, 2019

Art Show Drops Monkey Act After 20 Years Following Vegan Pressure

Campaigners from animal rights charity PETA urged the show ditch the capuchin performance to 'protect animals and audiences'

March 25, 2019

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

'Vegan Cooking Is Obviously The Future' Says Michelin Starred French Chef

Alexis Gauthier, who is the chef-patron of top eatery Gauthier Soho, used to sell kilos of foie gras in his restaurant. Now he has ditched animal products - and is convincing other chefs to do the same

March 24, 2019

PETA Buys Shares In Levi's To Push Company Into Ditching Leather

The company has bought the minimum stake required to submit 'shareholder resolutions'

March 21, 2019

KFC To Trial Vegan Options This Year

The skyrocketing popularity of veganism has caught the attention of one of the biggest sellers of fried chicken

March 21, 2019

Vegans Buy Shares In Fashion Group - To Persuade It To Ditch Wool

Clothing giant boohoo recently U-turned on its decision to drop wool, following pressure from the wool industry. Now animal rights charity PETA will attend its annual general meeting to advocate for sheep

March 20, 2019

Johnson & Johnson Ditches 'Forced Swim' Tests On Animals Following Vegan Pressure

The global giant says it will stop using the discredited 'swim tests' in the future, in its own laboratories, or outside ones

March 20, 2019

French Fashion Label Zadig & Voltaire Ditches Fur Winning Vegan Praise

The fashion house joins an increasingly long list of designers who have dropped the controversial material, including Jean Paul Gaultier, Gucci, Versace, Armani, and Burberry

March 19, 2019

'Not Your Mom? Not Your Milk!' Vegan Billboard Commemorates Cows Killed In Truck Smash

Animal rights charity PETA placed the board, which urges people to give veganism a go, saying it is the most effective way to prevent mother cows from suffering in the dairy industry

March 18, 2019

Vegan Kate Mara Urges Putin To Release Captive Whales Into Wild

The star joined a host of celebrities including Mark Ruffalo and Hayden Panettiere asking the Russian President to ensure the animals are released back into their natural habitat

March 15, 2019

SeaWorld Urged To Free All Animals By Vegan Activists

More than 40 Orcas have died at what animal rights charity PETA has branded the 'abusement park' - leading to campaigners calling on park bosses to let the marine mammals go

March 13, 2019

Fashion Giant Boohoo U-Turns On Wool Ban: Vegan Activists Urge It To Reconsider

The company said it would stop using the fabric after undercover footage in multiple shearing sheds across the globe revealed animal abuse and mistreatment

March 12, 2019

Vegan Activists Protest 'Twisted' Crufts Dog Show

According to animal rights charity PETA, 'the dogs displayed at the event are bred by humans to have ridiculous, exaggerated physical features that can have devastating health consequences'

March 11, 2019

'I Went Vegan For The Animals' Manchester United Player Chris Smalling

The player made the comments in a video for animal rights charity PETA, as he called on his fans to defend animals and give veganism a go

March 8, 2019

'You Can't Be an Egg-Eating Feminist,' Say New Vegan Adverts On Buses

The adverts - created by animal rights charity PETA - calls on people to stop supporting the industries it accuses of 'sexual exploitation'

March 7, 2019

PETA Launches Competition Looking For Gender Neutral 'Sexiest Vegan'

The vegan charity used to have separate divisions for men and women, but this year, people of all genders will enter the same category

March 7, 2019

Amsterdam Fashion Week Ditches Fur Following Vegan Pressure

The event had been in talks with animal rights charity PETA before making the decision, which has been described as 'a compassionate move which represents growing desire for animal-friendly fashion'

March 6, 2019

Volvo Wins Award For Its New Vegan Electric Car The 'Polestar 2'

The mass-production vehicle, which will go on display at the Geneva International Motor Show this week, is the recipient of a Compassionate Business Award from PETA

March 5, 2019

National Trust Under Pressure To Choose Eco-Friendly, Vegan Staff Uniforms

Animal rights charity PETA has contacted the organization urging it to 'protect animals and the Earth' by opting for organic cotton, linen, or other sustainable fabrics for uniforms

March 4, 2019

Major New 'Mini Disney' Film And TV Studio Urged To Go Vegan

The 'Judge Dredd' studio in Oxfordshire, which will reportedly provide much-needed infrastructure to the British media industry, has been asked to boycott animal foods

March 1, 2019

Vegan Activists Stage Elaborate Protest Outside Canada Goose In London

The campaigners, with vegan charity PETA, are putting pressure on the brand to ditch the coyote fur it uses as a trademark on its jackets

February 28, 2019

US Politician Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Urged To Promote Vegan Climate-Friendly Food

Animal rights charity PETA has contacted the U.S. Representative to highlight the environmental impact of animal agriculture - and ask er to 'promote equity, environmental justice, health, and kindness by recognizing the need for vegan food policies'

February 24, 2019

PETA Faces Backlash After Slamming Late TV Star Steve Irwin

Its Wikipedia profile was temporarily changed to read 'an a**hole extremist organization based in the fiery pits of hell, and led by Satan himself'

February 21, 2019

Herbal Essences Haircare Awarded Cruelty-Free Accreditation by Vegan Charity PETA

The brand, owned by global conglomerate Procter & Gamble has been added to the charity's list of brands that don't test on animals

February 21, 2019

'Super Vegan' Jade Novah Encourages People Of Color To Ditch Animal Products

The singer-songwriter talks about animals and shares some of the benefits of a plant-based diet during a video made with charity PETA

February 19, 2019

PETA Faces Backlash Over 'Cruel' Karl Lagerfeld Comment

The animal-rights organization has caused controversy across social media with its response to the passing of fashion designer, Karl Lagerfeld

February 19, 2019

'Humans Should Grow Up And Ditch Cow's Milk' Says New Advert

The video by animal rights charity PETA says humans are the only species that drinks milk beyond babyhood - and it's time to change and opt for a plant-based alternative instead

February 18, 2019

UK Restaurants 'Scrambling To Meet' Skyrocketing Demand For Vegan Food

Animal rights charity PETA has launched a guide for hospitality organizations including restaurants and pubs, to help them expand their vegan repertoires

February 18, 2019

Vegan Activists Protest Against Wool At London Fashion Week

The campaigners from animal rights charity PETA wanted to 'highlight the suffering of sheep exploited for wool' - and how most people are unaware of it

February 15, 2019

Global Fashion Giant Boohoo Ditches Wool After Vegan Exposé

Undercover footage has revealed workers beating petrified sheep, mutilating them, and slitting the throats of fully conscious animals

February 14, 2019

Anti-Wool Ad Hits Glasgow Following Investigation Into The Scottish Wool Industry

Animal-rights organization, PETA, are urging the people of Scotland to 'steer clear' of wool after the country's 'exposé'

February 14, 2019

Cheeky Valentine's Day Campaign Says Vegans Have Better Sex

The mockumentary video was created by vegan charity PETA, which says the cholesterol in meat, eggs, and dairy foods contributes to hardening of the arteries and can slow the flow of blood to all the body's organs

February 8, 2019

Giant Anti-Leather Billboard Placed Near Shopping Center By Vegan Activists

The board urges shoppers to opt for vegan fabrics instead, highlighting that animals suffer so their skins can be used for fashion, and that alternatives are available

February 5, 2019

Disneyland Named America's Most Vegan-Friendly Amusement Park

The 'Magic Kingdom' offers a range of animal-free dishes including Mickey-shaped waffles, vegan gumbo, and portobello Philly sandwiches

February 4, 2019

Hyundai Accused Of 'Bashing Vegans' In Super Bowl Ad

The company's most recent commercial has received backlash from vegans on social media, including animal rights organization PETA

February 1, 2019

Food Giant Kellogg's End Animal Testing After 65 Years

The world's leading cereal maker, the Kellogg Company, has stricken a deal with PETA US after more than 11 years of extensive discussion regarding animal testing

January 29, 2019

The Royal Collection Trust Ditches Mohair After Vegan Exposé

The Trust has removed a mohair item from its collection and has confirmed it will be sourcing alternative materials for future products

January 25, 2019

Vegan Anti-Wool Billboards Placed In Major US Cities

The boards urge people to opt for animal-free fibers and avoid supporting cruelty by ditching wool. The campaign follows a number of high profile exposes, revealing animal abuse in the wool industry

January 23, 2019

Vegan Exposé Shows Dairy Workers Hurting Calves 'For Fun And Excitement'

The workers used hot irons to prevent animals' horns from growing - without any anesthetics or pain relief. Footage shows the calves kicking and crying out in 'agony' as smoke rises from their flesh

January 21, 2019

'What The F*ck Does Humane Slaughter Mean?' Asks Vegan Actor Emmett J Scanlan

The star made a video with animal rights charity PETA, asking everyone to treat animals with respect - reminding people that 'we are all animals'

January 17, 2019

Marks & Spencer Wins Award For New Vegan Food And Fashion Ranges

The high street stalwart has massively expanded its vegan offering in recent weeks, with its Plant Kitchen range featuring over 50 dishes and its vegan shoe line with 350 styles

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 8, 2019

'There's No Humane Slaughter' Says Vegan Game Of Thrones Star Jerome Flynn

The acclaimed actor spoke out about the suffering endured by farmed animals - as well as how labels like 'free-range' and 'humane slaughter' mislead consumers

January 2, 2019

Newlyweds Miley Cyrus And Liam Hemsworth Sent 'Mr. and Mrs.Vegan' Bathrobes

The vegan couple tied the knot in an intimate ceremony just before Christmas after nearly a decade of on-off dating

January 1, 2019

BREAKING: Greggs To Launch Vegan Sausage Roll Tomorrow In 950 Stores Across UK

According to the retailer, the launch follows a high level of customer demand for plant-based food-on-the-go, including a petition by animal rights charity PETA

December 27, 2018

New Radio Advert Urges Public To 'Go Vegan' For New Year

The public service announcement was produced by vegan advocate Kimberly Elise working in collaboration with animal rights organization PETA

December 22, 2018

Criminal Probe Sought After 'Agonizing Death' Of Lamb Shot Three Times In Head

Campaigners are calling on the local sheriff to investigate a slaughterhouse and file charges as appropriate following the incident which they described as 'disturbing'

December 14, 2018

Vegan Star Alicia Silverstone Appears Nude On Anti-Wool Billboard

The outspoken actor spoke about the cruelty of the wool industry - and how sheep are hurt during the shearing process

December 12, 2018

'People Will Look Back In Horror At How We Treated Animals': Oscar-Winner Mark Rylance

The actor has spoken out about the horrors of animal performance - and urged people to stay away from this animal suffering

December 11, 2018

Vegan Charity Sends Warm Clothes To Homeless After 'Wool' Village Name Row

The village made headlines last month when activists asked it to change its name from 'Wool' to 'Vegan Wool'

December 10, 2018

Iconic Designer Lacoste Ditches Mohair Following Vegan Exposé

The French brand says it has dropped the material on 'animal welfare grounds' after learning more about animal suffering in the industry

December 3, 2018

Vegan Campaigners Urge Travel Giant TUI To Ditch SeaWorld

The huge travel company is being asked to follow the example of others similar businesses, and stop offering trips to the controversial amusement park

November 30, 2018

'Monopoly For Millennials' Game With Vegan Makeover Scoops Award

The revamp of the classic game offers the opportunity to collect experiences like going to a vegan bistro, saying 'forget the real estate, you can't afford it anyway'

November 29, 2018

Advertising Watchdog Rules Ad Calling Fur 'Ethical' Is Misleading

The advert also claimed that fur is 'biodegradable' - with campaigners saying the soup of chemicals and dyes used to treat the fabric means it does not rot

November 28, 2018

Ivanka Trump's Kids Win Vegan Praise After They Have Veggie Thanksgiving

The children chose to ditch turkey for their holiday after the 'turkey pardon' ceremony. Ivanka Trump revealed the news in a tweet

November 27, 2018

Vegan Billboard Aims To Protect Cows And Hens From Sexual Exploitation

The new billboard says 'You Can’t Be an Egg-Eating Feminist', explaining how eggs and dairy are a 'product of the abuse of females'

November 26, 2018

10-Year-Old Vegan Entrepreneur Scoops Award For Dipping Sauce Business

Omari McQueen ditched animal products after learning about the meat, egg, and dairy industries. Now he's on a mission to create food everyone can eat

November 26, 2018

'Vegan Living Is Fastest-Growing Lifestyle', Says Expert

As a result, consumers are looking to purchase clothes and accessories that are consistent with their values for both animals and the planet, she added

November 24, 2018

Activists Want The Town Of Wool To Be Renamed Vegan Wool - That's Press We Could Do Without

Catchy headlines might put veganism in the news - but this vegan believes they really don't do us any favors.

November 23, 2018

Politician Blasts 'High Soy' Vegan Diet For Its 'Carbon Footprint' On TV

She claimed that vegan diets are 'based predominantly on soya which has been flown thousands of miles around the world'

November 23, 2018

Vegan Activists Blast Forever 21 Following 'Gruesome' Wool Exposé

Recent undercover footage of Australian wool farms shows sheep being beaten and mutilated by workers as they are sheared. Now campaigners want the store to ditch the fabric

November 20, 2018

Baseball Giants LA Dodgers Hand Out 100 Free Vegan Thanksgiving Turkeys

The plant-based centerpieces were donated by vegan company Tofurky and organized by animal rights charity PETA as part of the team's Annual Community Outreach Program

November 19, 2018

Strangled And Bludgeoned To Death: Vegan Jack Harries Blasts 'Cruel' Canada Goose

The filmmaker and photographer urges others to boycott coats made and trimmed with animal fur and filled with birds' feathers, describing them as 'unnecessary'

November 16, 2018

Investigation Shows Workers 'Jabbing' Turkeys And Mocking Bird Who's Lost An Eye

1,400 animals are shown being 'shoved' into 'filthy, cramped cages on a slaughterhouse-bound truck' in the footage captured at Good Shepherd Poultry Ranch

November 15, 2018

Vegan Campaigners Release New 'Horrifying' Footage Of Animal Abuse On Sheep Farms

Undercover filming shows workers ' violently beating and kicking' animals

November 12, 2018

Vegan Stars Mýa And Evanna Lynch Urge Designers To Ditch Animal Fashion

They want animal exploitation to be left out of fashion

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 7, 2018

Vegan Posters Take Over London Tube Station

The images call on commuters to 'see animals as someone, not something'

November 2, 2018

Hip-Hop Legend Styles P Makes Pro-Vegan Video

He talks about the benefits of his plant-based diet among other topics

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 31, 2018

Vet 'Haunted' By Horrific Animal Suffering On Angora Farms In China

She says it is now her mission to put a stop to the industry

October 30, 2018

Vegan Alec Baldwin Campaigns Against Aquarium - Citing Animal Welfare

He branded SeaQuest Aquarium as a 'cruel and deadly operation'

October 30, 2018

Vegan Activists Call For CCTV In Sheep Shearing Sheds After Horrific Exposé

Undercover footage revealed animals being punched, kicked, and jabbed with clippers