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Award-winning vegan documentary, 73 Cows to be shown at European Parliament

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Award-winning vegan documentary, 73 Cows to be shown at European Parliament

BAFTA award-winning documentary, 73 Cows, is going to be shown at the European Parliament next month to encourage change in the EU agricultural policy. In the documentary, farmer Jay Wilde discusses his moral struggle and sends the cows to Hillside Animal Sanctuary in Norfolk, as opposed to sending them to slaughter, as he previously would’ve…

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Fashion retailer Boohoo ditch wool following vegan exposé

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Updated 19th February 2019: Boohoo retracted their decision to stop using wool, following backlash. The company issued a statement, saying: “Boohoo continues to assess all options as part of its ongoing commitment to a more sustainable future.” 💕 We wanted to let you all know a little more about our ongoing commitment to a sustainable future.…

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Love is Chocolate

Our pick of the best chocolates to give to loved ones (or to eat yourself!) Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, so why not treat your partner, or yourself to some delicious vegan chocolate treats? Lazy Day Foods Free From Millionaire’s Shortbread These GF, vegan treats are a real treat and are great for…

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New vegan social network platform launches

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A vegan social networking platform has launched, giving vegans around the world the opportunity to connect in a space designed to generate content and create projects of their own directly into the vegan community. VSOCIETY is founded by Danyl Goodall, a visual artist and entrepreneur based in the Midlands. VSOCIETY is an ‘all-in-one ecosystem’ collating…

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Vegan Fashion Week debuts in LA for fashion-meets-activism tribute to animals

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The world’s first vegan fashion week took place from 1st-4th February 2019, dedicating a platform to share the most innovative in vegan fashion, fronted by designers and creatives with a passion for ethical couture clothing. The event was held prior to New York Fashion Week to give like-minded designers and activists the opportunity to share…

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Vegan cheesemaker Nutkin to open pop-up shop in London

Vegan cheese company, Nutkin, are opening a pop-up shop in collaboration with new culinary academy and café, Plant Hub in Hackney. The pop-up will be open from 15-17 March, and is the UK’s first plant-based cheese shop opening. Plant Hub is a brand new plant-based café and space to learn how to create delicious vegan…

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Birchbox launch limited edition vegan beauty box

Birchbox, the UK’s no.1 beauty box has launched a limited edition box, filled with natural, vegan beauty products. Priced at only £32 with £163 worth of plant-based beauty products, the box is certainly good value for money, with the nine full size products inside. View this post on Instagram Meet the Natural Edit. Every product…

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Earthling Ed gives TEDx talk on veganism in Sweden

Renowned vegan activist, Ed Winters (Earthing Ed), presented a TEDx talk on veganism in Sweden over the weekend. Ed is known for his calm and compassionate manner when discussing veganism, making many non-vegans carefully consider their stance on animal agriculture. Ed also runs the vegan campaign group, Surge, who educate people on vegan topics, as…

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Harvester extends vegan menu

Nationwide chain Harvester have launched an extensive three-course vegan menu     The family-friendly restaurant now have five vegan mains and four desserts, accompanied by a range of extra options on the main menu, as well as their unlimited salad bar.   It’s the first time a major national restaurant brand of Harvester’s kind (casual…

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Scottish start-up dares you to taste better

A new range of plant-based meat alternatives has been released – and the founders are certain that the products taste better than the real thing       Glasgow-based DARING Foods say they’ve found the secret recipe to show the world that we don’t need animals for food. DARING’s new range of beef, chicken and…

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McDonald’s launch their first ever meat and dairy-free Happy Meal

Fast-food chain McDonald’s, have finally launched a vegan-friendly Happy Meal, as well as a new Spicy Veggie Wrap     The two additions are in response to the growing customer trend for more meat-free meal choices. In fact, a study found that 33 per cent of McDonald’s UK customers said that it’s important to them…

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Plant-based culinary school, The Plant Hub, opens its doors

After successfully raising over £20,000 from 126 backers in its Kickstarter campaign in November, The Plant Hub is set to launch on 4th January   Based in East London, the cookery school will run unique workshops and classes for those wanting to learn how to make a variety of tasty plant-based dishes.   The Plant…

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