Top 5 reasons to drink matcha tea 1

When it comes to living a healthy lifestyle, it seems that there is advice floating around everywhere. Whether it’s cutting down on your salt intake, or making sure you eat as many of your five a day as possible, we all want to know what’s best for us. So where does matcha fit into this?…

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Tyson Foods Is Investing in a Vegan Start Up 2

Tyson Foods – which has carved out a niche as a market leader in chicken, beef and pork – has made a far-afield investment in plant-based food start-up, Beyond Meat. On Monday, Tyson announced it had taken a 5% ownership stake in the California-based start-up, an investment that will help the smaller company expand its…

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Bowmanville Zoo Closes After Allegations of Animal Cruelty Caused Attendance to Drop 3

A dozen protesters were outside of the Bowmanville Zoo Monday as controversial 97-year-old facility closed its doors for the final time Monday afternoon. The move came after attendance dropped considerably following allegations of animal abuse. “I’m feeling pretty happy about it,” Sally Diane, a Courtice, Ont. Resident, protesting the zoo, said. “Some of us were…

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Patagonia Releases ‘World Saving’ Vegan Beer 4

Outdoor clothing brand launches vegan beer made with new grain kernza. Patagonia Provisions – a food and drink extension of outdoor apparel company Patagonia – debuted Long Root Ale brewed by Portland’s Hopworks Urban Brewery, a vegan craft beer maker. In addition to two-row barley, yeast, Chinook, Mosaic and Crystal hops, the brand’s organic beer…

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Vegan Shoe Shop Opens in Shoreditch 5

A vegan shoe store called ‘Friendship Shoes’ opened in Shoreditch. It focuses on environmental and cruelty-free issues. Below is a short interview with the founders. Who are Friendship Shoes / tell us a bit more about you and your company’s background? Friendship Shoes was born out of a dream and then a realisation that there…

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oxford summer school centre animal rights

The Oxford Centre for Animal Ethics’ Summer School looks to educate people on the importance of animal issues.   Intersectionality, the commodification of corpses, and the moral poverty of pescetarianism were just three of the talks on offer at the Oxford School of Animal Ethics third summer school this year.   The school brought together…

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raw vegan myra Pascanìa

Myra Pascanìa from Hackney’s F.A.B. restaurant lets us in on her tips for making the transition to a raw food diet   The concept of a raw food diet can leave people feeling confused. Aficionados believe consuming a primarily raw food diet means we retain enormous amounts of live enzymes, vitamins, and minerals which in…

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