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Veganism makes mainstream advertising in Tesco commercial

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Veganism makes mainstream advertising in Tesco commercial

Tesco vegan advert

Tesco’s ‘brave’ advert wins praise from vegans   Whenever we switch on the television, we are bombarded with food and drink adverts, a large per cent of which, try to sell us meat and dairy products.   Finally, veganism is being advertised by a supermarket giant such as Tesco, who in recent months, have massively…

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Oatly just announced it’s bringing vegan ice cream to the UK

oatly launch vegan ice cream

So, what if it’s cold outside? Oatly ice cream is set to hit UK shops from October 30th It’s about time – oat-milk aficionados, Oatly, have finally announced that they will be targeting the UK’s frozen treats aisle. The delicious ice cream, made from oats, not dairy, will launch exclusively in selected Tesco stores for…

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Jackfruit pepperoni pizza coming to the high street for first time ever

zizzi new jackfruit vegan pizza

Zizzi’s new vegan pizza is tipped to be in high demand     There’s exciting news for vegan pizza lovers – the Italian restaurant Zizzi has announced the UK high street’s first ever jackfruit ‘pepperoni’ pizza, after going into partnership with plant-based protein company, Jack & Bry.   The pizza, titled ‘Jackfruit Italian Hot’ is topped…

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‘Legends of Change’ – inspiring stories from plant-powered women

Legends of Change vegan book

New book tells true stories from women who are changing the world with veganism       There are so many brilliant people on the front-line of veganism, leading the way and inspiring others in the process.   New book, Legends of Change, features true stories from real vegan women – entrepreneurs, doctors, nutrition experts,…

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Who is Jordi Casamitjana?

As we near a historical hearing at the Employment Tribunal about the discrimination of ethical vegans, we find out more about the man behind this landmark case for veganism   You’ll likely have heard about Jordi Casamitjana and his legal case against the League Against Cruel Sports (LACS). Jordi claims that he was sacked by…

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Joaquin Phoenix appears on striking anti-speciesism billboard

Joaquin Phoenix features in PETA campaign

‘We are all animals’   There was no ‘joking’ around for Joker star, Joaquin Phoenix, when he was asked to feature in PETA’s newest anti-speciesism campaign. Indeed, animal-cruelty is no joking matter.     PETA has scheduled the new campaign to launch at roughly the same time as the greatly-awaited film, Joker, which is due…

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Global Climate Action Week kicks off – will you be marching?

Global Climate Strike

Today, Friday 20th September 2019, 1pm, marks the first day in Global Climate Action Week, taking place the world round until 27th September   Non-profit organisations, Youth Strike for Climate and Friday’s For Future, supported by the Extinction Rebellion, are calling upon anyone and everyone to join in the fight against climate change, by taking…

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Another big meat brand just launched vegan sausages

rICHMOND MEAT-FREE VEGAN SAUSAGES

Richmond releases meat-free sausages   Whether you agree with buying vegan meat-alternatives from meat-based companies or not, it is certainly noteworthy when a meat company launches a plant-based product for the first time.   It might only be to cash in on the vegan ‘trend’, but it means that the demand for vegan food is…

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Meat-free school dinners coming to France

school girl holding pepper

Schools in France will provide at least one meat-free meal a week   From 1st November, French schools will be required by law to serve up at least one completely meatless lunch per week.   The news comes after an agricultural and food law that was originally passed in 2018 – after a long wait,…

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UK protein brand Oatein launch deliciously vegan, zero-sugar snack 

A vegan treat that’s packed with protein, zero-sugar, and inspired by millionaire’s shortcake… what’s not to love?   Following their success on the Dragons’ Den in January 2019, Oatein co-founders Andy Dixon and John Paul Gardner began developing their new vegan product, the ‘Millionaire Crunch’ after their enlightening exchange with the Dragons.   A fresh…

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Major London borough has banned sale of fur

Islington ban fur

We’re one baby step closer to a fur free Britain   Islington has become the first borough in London to prohibit the sale of fur, after the council voted for the ban yesterday afternoon. The meeting’s Chair said: “The cruelty can no longer continue.”   The new law will see the sale of fur prohibited…

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Vegan Burger restaurant tricks Meatopia-goers

halo burger

Burger buzz as vegan patty wins over meat-eaters   Last weekend, London-based Halo Burger, the 100 per cent vegan burger restaurant, tricked 300 carnivorous Meatopia attendees into eating a completely plant-based burger, and the results were just as vegans in the know would expect. Every single meat eater loved it.   To document the evidence,…

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