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A Very Vegan Wimbledon – Which Tennis Stars are Vegan?

Archive for June 2018

A Very Vegan Wimbledon – Which Tennis Stars are Vegan?

The vegan movement shows no signs of slowing down so we’ve taken a look to see which players follow a vegan diet. Wimbledon starts this Monday 2nd July, so grab some strawberries and your favourite non-dairy cream to sit back and watch the action this summer! Venus & Serena Williams Venus Williams adopted a vegan…

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Potential Breakthrough in the Fight Against Animal Testing

Cruelty Free International – the leading charity against animal testing – have introduced a new pilot scheme that could be the beginning of the end when it comes to animal testing in China. As it stands, China currently have certain rules and regulations that means all cosmetic items that enter their country, have to be…

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Danone’s Predicted Plant Based Plans

It seems like the demand for plant based products is increasing as supermarkets are continuing to supply the demand, and the big food corporations are getting with the vegan times. This time, the French company Danone are developing their products to match this demand and have mentioned that they may add a dairy-free range to…

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Glossybox Launch Limited Edition Vegan Box

Glossybox, a monthly subscription beauty service has launched a limited edition vegan box. The UK-based brand offer a range of subscription services, from single month options, to year-long subscriptions. The box contains 10 cruelty-free and vegan items with a combined worth of £80. Brands included in the box are Kat Von D, Maria Nila, Noughty…

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French Butchers Asking for Protection Against Vegans

French butchers have been writing to the government asking for protection against the vegan community, with militant vegan defacing shop fronts in attempts to change the country’s traditional meat-heavy culture. The letter was sent by the CFBCT butchers’ confederation. Fifteen shops have been splashed with fake blood, and federation chief Jean-François Guihard called the attacks…

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Vegan Celebrities – Fighting the Good Fight

Last week we spoke about the rise in vegan and plant based athletes. This week, we are taking a look at vegan celebrities and how they use their fame and celebrity status in motivational ways. The thing about celebrities is it’s that they are listened to. They inspire people of all ages to achieve dreams…

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Food Producers are Fighting the Vegan Force

By Chantelle Leach Once again, big food manufacturers are feeling the strain that veganism is putting on the meat and dairy industry. Due to this, companies are having to find new ways of reinventing meat products, and this time they are targeting children. ABP Food Group are one of these companies obviously feeling the pressure…

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CO2 Shortages Force Slaughterhouses to Shut Down

CO2 shortages are forcing slaughterhouses in England and Scotland to cease activity amidst concerns of overcrowding. Slaughterhouses in Scotland are facing the shortage, and sister factories in the UK are not far behind. CO2 is used as a method to stun animals before slaughter, with stunning animals being part of UK law. According to Farmers…

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Morrisons Reintroduces Paper Grocery Bags to Replace Single-Use Plastic

UK supermarket Morrisons has reintroduced paper grocery bags to replace plastic, in efforts to tackle the problem of single-use plastic. The paper bags will be available for customers to use for fresh fruit and vegetables, and customers are encouraged to bring in their own containers for other delicatessen counters in stores. The supermarket have said…

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The Grocery Store with No Price Tags

A new and one-of-a-kind grocery store is opening in Toronto Canada, putting a spin on the concept of grocery shopping. The store is aptly named ‘Feed It Forward’ and provides everything one needs to stock their fridge and cupboards. What it doesn’t include however, is a price tag. The brains behind this enterprising scheme is…

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Gauthier Soho Announces Change to a Vegan-Only Menu

French restaurant Gauthier Soho has ditched animal products to have a vegan-only menu, with the transition currently taking place. Head chef Alexis Gauthier spoke to Big Hospitality, where he discussed the new plans for the restaurant. Gauthier said: “[PETA] were saying I was a horrible person because I was using foie gras. Then I thought…

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Dog Meat Outlawed in South Korea

As most of us are now aware, the Yulin dog meat festival started yesterday in China and although the plight against this horrific event often seems futile, there is good news coming our way in regard to the banning of this barbaric practice. A South Korean court has finally declared that the killing of dogs…

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