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Sainsbury’s Back-Pedalled Chicken Welfare Pledge

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Sainsbury’s Back-Pedalled Chicken Welfare Pledge

Sainsbury’s have back-pedalled on their chicken welfare pledge, with their Good Chicken Award withdrawn by Compassion in World Farming (CIWF). The award was given to the retailer in 2010 after they made a commitment to provide chickens with natural light, more space and enrichment, as well as a slower growing breed of bird. The commitments…

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Government Proposes a Ban on Plastic Straws and Cotton Buds

The government have proposed a ban on plastic straws, drinks stirrers and cotton buds in England, and there is a consultation to discuss the possible ban. Theresa May will urge leaders around the Commonwealth to follow the UK in tackling the problem of plastic waste at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting, which begins later…

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Watch: Our Top Five Vegan Speeches

We’ve selected our top five speeches that talk about veganism and address the issues of the meat industry, with each one covering different areas. Each of these videos is undoubtedly going to have an impact on any non-vegan friends, and each of these have changed the lives of people and helped in their decision to…

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Animals’ Popularity a ‘Disadvantage’ to Their Safety

Animals’ popularity is a ‘disadvantage’ to their safety according to a survey. Some of the public’s best loved animals such as lions, tigers and elephants are at a greater risk than public perception suggests and this is thought to be due to advertising and branding which use these animals. Researchers believe that using animals such…

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Publicity Stunt? Gordon Ramsay Tweets Image of Vegan Pizza

Gordon Ramsay, a renowned anti-vegan celebrity chef, has tweeted an image of a vegan pizza, leading some people to believe that he has gone vegan — a claim that we have found no evidence to support. It is, however, a step forward for Ramsay to speak neutrally about veganism and inadvertently support the cause. The…

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Pret A Manger Launch New Spring Menu, With Added Vegan Items

Food outlet Pret A Manger has launched a new spring menu with added vegan items, which will be available from tomorrow. The vegan items on the menu include a dark chocolate and almond butter cookie, a mango & banana sunshine bowl, the avo, olives & toms baguette and a vegan chilli flat bread. Head of…

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Egg Industry Identified as Major Contributor of Greenhouse Gases

The egg industry has been identified as a major contributor of greenhouse gases in a new report published in the Journal of Cleaner Production. Researchers at the University of Oviedo used a poultry farm in Austria with 55,000 chickens and a yield of 13 million eggs per year as the example for research. In the…

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Vegan Beauty and Fashion Listed as Top Trend to Invest in by Vogue

Vegan beauty and fashion has been listed as a top trend to invest in by Vogue Australia. In the list of top ten trends, vegan fashion and beauty is listed as the third trend for people to invest in, with suggested products to purchase. The products included are a faux leather burgundy purse from The…

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Watch: Sea Shepherd Launches New “Plastic Ocean” Campaign

Sea Shepherd has launched a new campaign called Plastic Ocean that highlights the problems that marine life face in the oceans filled with plastic. More than one million ocean-dwelling non-human animals become stuck in plastic waste each year, causing pain, disability or death. Inevitably, the plastic that is eventually broken down into microscopic microplastics is…

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Iceland Announce a Ban on Palm Oil in Own Brand Products

UK supermarket Iceland has announced that they are banning the use of palm oil in their own brand products, amid the environmental issues with using palm oil. They are the first UK supermarket to make this change. The collapsing orangutan population has spurred on the change, with palm oil successfully removed from 50 per cent…

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Research Proves Bee-Killing Pesticides Are Unnecessary on Crops

New research has proven that the use of bee-killing pesticides on crops is unnecessary and that poor management practices pose more risks to crops than pests. The pesticides used often harm pollinators such as bees, which are in rapid decline. In the study, published by Environmental Science and Pollution Research, it states that only 1…

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