COYO yoghurts recalled after FSA found cow’s milk in products 1

CO YO are best-known for their coconut milk yoghurt alternative and its thick and creamy texture is a hit with many vegans. However, it has been revealed by the Food Standards Agency that some of the CO YO products contained ‘undeclared’ milk, posing a risk to allergy sufferers and vegans who choose not to consume…

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BBC Announce New Wildlife Series with Sir David Attenborough 3

The BBC has announced a new wildlife series with Sir David Attenborough and the team behind Planet Earth II. The new series, Dynasty, looks at lions, hunting dogs, chimpanzees, tigers and emperor penguins and examines how they protect their family, territory and dynasty across five episodes. The focus on animals raising, protecting and defending their…

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Quinoa, Fennel & Sweet Potato Salad 4

Serves 4 With spring in sight, Executive Head Chef at Sopwell House, Gopi Chandran reveals his recipe for a delicious and nutritious salad that will get you starting the season right. Ingredients 4 tbsp olive oil 1 large sweet potato, diced 2 medium fennel bulbs, cut lengthways into ¼ inch thick slices Maldon sea salt…

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Paradise Lost - Pig Beach in the Bahamas 5

Vegan Life writes about why swimming with pigs in the Bahamas is not the harmless paradise that people expect.   Photographs have permeated our everyday lives so much that many people experience the best moments of their lives from behind the screen of their iPhone 7 and it seems as though nothing’s worth doing unless…

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'bleeding' burger

Last night, we were invited along to the press launch of the UK’s first ‘bleeding burger. The US may have been at the ‘bleeding’ game for a while with brands Beyond Meat and The Impossible Burger changing perceptions about the potential for vegan food across the States, but this side of the Atlantic, we’ve been…

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Vegan Dinner Cruise Costing $60 Per Head Served Carrot Sticks to Guests 11

A vegan dinner cruise in Sydney, Australia, costing $60 per head served carrot sticks to guests in a ‘dismal’ serving of finger food, rather than the nine course dinner that was promised to the guests. Hungry guests claimed that they were ‘starving’ and ‘sea gulled’ next to the kitchen doors waiting for food, while others…

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Anti-Fur Protesters Storm London Fashion Week Stage 12

Anti-fur protesters from the activist collective SURGE, a UK non-profit animal rights organisation, stormed the stage and protested alongside the models walking on the runway at London Fashion Week. The unnamed protester shouted ‘Shame on you. Shame on all of you,’ at all of those present in the room. The show that was gate-crashed by…

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soya myths rishi kumar nursimloo

Nutritionist Rishi Kumar Nursimloo addresses the misnomers surrounding soya   Soya foods have been consumed in traditional Asian populations for thousands of years. However, in many other populations, there have been many concerns surrounding the consumption of soya; it is bad for me? Can I over-consume soya? Will it increase my male breast tissue? To…

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IKEA Launch Vegan Hot Dog 13

IKEA are launching a vegan hot dog to provide a healthy alternative as “a greener version of an icon”, according to the company. The company are aiming to prove their dedication to providing healthier products, as many of the food options served in the stores are animal based. The renowned IKEA meatballs have a vegan…

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California Aim to Ban the Sale of All Animal Tested Cosmetics 15

California is aiming to ban the sale of all animal tested cosmetics, including any ingredients in the products that may have been tested on animals. The bill called the California Cruelty-Free Cosmetics Act will “make it unlawful for any cosmetic manufacturer to knowingly import or sell any cosmetic, including personal hygiene products such as deodorant,…

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children truth meat charlotte meyer zu natrup

Vegan mother-of-two Charlotte Meyer Zu Natrup talks about telling her children the truth about where meat comes from   It finally happened. A moment that I have anticipated and thought about for years. Since before my children were conceived. Since before I knew that I would be trying for children. Since I finally gave up…

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Szechuan

For Chinese New Year, serve up an easy Szechuan Mock Duck dish that will satisfy any cravings you have for Chinese food. Serves 2   Ingredients 6 dried shiitake mushrooms 1 tbsp vegetable oil 1 x 280g tin vegan mock duck, drained (we used Wing Yip) 1 red onion, chopped 1 tbsp garlic paste 1…

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