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Impossible Foods is creating dairy-identical milk from plants

The startup is also working on a faux egg prototype as well as doubling its research and development team “to create an entirely new technology platform to replace animals” with plant-based alternatives. This week, Impossible Foods revealed that it has been working on producing a plant-based milk prototype that looks, tastes, and functions just like …

BBC under fire for removing documentary – Meat: A Threat To Our Planet

“The BBC have given into lobbying by the NFU who complained that it did not show enough eco-friendly farming.” The BBC is facing backlash after it pulled a documentary investigating the environmental damage caused by meat production. Meat: A Threat To Our Planet, presented by animal biologist Liz Bonnin, has been removed 10 months after …

Leonardo DiCaprio urges 47M followers to support the ‘Preventing Future Pandemics’ bill

The actor has regularly spoken out on pressing environmental issues. Movie star and environmentalist Leonardo DiCaprio has called on his followers to support the “Preventing Future Pandemics Act,”  Urging his 46-million-plus Instagram followers, the Academy Award-winning actor wrote: “If you care about preventing the next pandemic, please ask your Senator to cosponsor Senate Bill S. …

Lewis Hamilton reveals how a vegan diet changed his dog’s life

“He now doesn’t have any breathing issues, his throat is no longer restricted, and he doesn’t overheat like he did before and he loves to run. He also has no allergy issues. He’s like a puppy again!” Lewis Hamilton has revealed his eight-year-old dog Roscoe, a bulldog, is “like a puppy again” after going vegan …

Lizzo celebrates 6 months of veganism: “Love yourself at all stages in your life”

“Love yourself at all stages in your life because you are who you are.” Lizzo has now been vegan for six months, a milestone she celebrated by posting a Tik Tok on Monday. In her post, the 32-year-old singer, who was vegetarian for seven years, revealed that she had started ‘eating all animal products’ before …

Petition to stop EU’s ‘Veggie Burger Ban’ exceeds 110,000 signatures as debate continues

The proposed rules have been slammed for “unnecessarily restrict(ing) the positive environmental changes created by the plant-based market, one of the fastest-growing and most innovative sectors in the food industry today.” An online petition to ‘Stop the Veggie Burger Ban’, which challenges the EU Parliament’s proposals to ban plant-based products from using names such as …

High Street giants Next, New Look, Matalan and Ted Baker to ban alpaca wool

‘These companies have set a compassionate example by introducing a ban on this cruelly obtained material’ New Look, Ted Baker, Next and Matalan have pledged to exclude alpaca wool from their future collections. The companies made the ‘compassionate’ decision after bosses were shown horrifying footage of the animals being brutally shorn and sliced. The investigation …

Thailand zoo elephants forced to perform cruel tricks finally rescued by sanctuary

After years of confinement, the two elephants will finally taste freedom in their new 250-acre sanctuary home. A pair of performing elephants who have spent years entertaining people at Thailand’s Phuket Zoo have finally been rescued. Elephant Nature Park (ENP)- a 250-acre sanctuary, which rescued elephants Tang Mo and San Mueng said that animals at …

French animal advocates expose ‘pitiful’ plight of caged rabbits ahead of MPs’ animal rights vote

‘The release of images of the rabbits is so that MPs can debate and vote on the proposals with a clear image in mind of the realities that animals face’ This week, a French animal rights group released an undercover investigation exposing the squalid conditions in which rabbits are bred at a farm in Brittany’s …

Nordstrom just banned the sale of furs and exotic animal skins

‘This is a huge victory that will spare countless animals and makes a clear statement that animal furs and exotic animal skins are unnecessary products of the past’ Fashion giant Nordstrom has committed to stop selling fur and other exotic animal skins by the end of 2021. The move came into effect following ‘customer feedback’ …

5000 dead pets including rabbits, cats and dogs found rotting at Chinese shipping depot

‘The station was cluttered with express boxes with thousands of animals that had already died, and the entire place reeks of rotting bodies’ More than 5,000 animals were found dead at a shipping depot in Central China, CBS News reported. According to the report, thousands of animals including rabbits, guinea pigs, cats and dogs were …

France to end mink breeding and wild animal captivity in circuses

‘It is time that our ancestral fascination with these wild creatures no longer results in situations where keeping them in captivity trumps their wellbeing’ France has announced it is ending the use of wild animals for entertainment and fashion in order to ” open a new era in our relationship with these animals.” The announcement, …