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Supermarkets face a Christmas meat shortage because workers can’t face slaughtering animals any more

Supermarkets are facing a meat shortage this Christmas because nobody can face killing animals in slaughterhouses any more. The meat industry is facing a staff shortage crisis so bad that slaughterhouses will ‘seriously struggle’ to fill Christmas orders, according to the British Meat Processors Association (BMPA) chief executive. There are currently 10,000 posts unfilled, which …

BREAKING: Battery hens will be cage-free in California thanks to ‘Strongest animal protection legislation in the world’ prop 12

Groundbreaking new legislation requiring egg-laying hens to be cage-free by 2021 has been passed in California. The state-ballot for Proposition 12, part of the Prevention of Cruelty to Farm Animals Act, won yesterday (November 6) by 59 percent to 41 percent. It defines a minimum space requirement for hens, breeding pigs and calves raised for veal, …

Opinion: If You’re Offended By Anti-Dairy Farming Campaigns, You Should Go Vegan

Do you know what is far more offensive than a graphic video of a cow being sexually assaulted during artificial insemination? Actually being the victim of sexual assault, which is of course what cows are subjected to for the production of most of the world’s dairy products. That’s what makes the reaction to PETA’s  (People …

Vegan movement gains momentum as a THIRD of Brits now cut down on meat

Latest research indicates the vegan movement is continuing to gain momentum, as a third of Brits are now adopting a meat-fee or meat-reduced diet. The Waitrose & Partners Food & Drink Report 2018-19 also found one in eight (13 percent) Britons now identify as vegan or vegetarian, and 21 percent as flexitarian. Key Findings  A third of the …

Groundbreaking new vegan app featuring prominent YouTubers RaeLikesFroot and Jay Brave launched to help millions of aspiring vegans

A new app has been launched to support newbie vegans, after research found that half of Brits would consider switching to a plant-based diet. The free VeGuide app assists aspiring vegans in their quest to successfully adapt to the rapidly growing movement. It was launched today (November 1) by the Vegan Society to mark its 74th birthday …

Vegan activists staged a PEACEFUL protest at a steakhouse, so meat-eaters suggested they should be stabbed

What’s the best way for vegans to capture the attention of meat eaters and make them consider their food choices? This is the question vegan activists in the group Direct Action Everywhere asked when deciding how to promote the noble vegan cause. Bravely, they chose steakhouse Outback Jack’s in Northbridge, Australia to stage a peaceful …

Outrage after Waitrose food editor’s rant about “killing vegans” and “force-feeding them meat”

After Waitrose reported an 85 percent rise in its vegan and veggie food sales last week, you’d be forgiven for thinking the company was coming to terms with the booming plant-based food movement. The supermarket was seemingly following the trends, recently launching 25 new vegan products to cater for this accelerating growth, including mac and …

10 Horrific Halloween horror stories cows would tell each other about humans

This Halloween kids across the world will sit around campfires and share terrifying horror stories. At this time of year we fantasise about creepy monsters, watch spooky movies and go trick-or-treating. We stretch our imaginations to create an alternative universe filled with witches, zombies and vampires. But imagine if a group of cows were to …

New vegan documentary H.O.P.E. battles to ‘Make slaughterhouses obsolete’

Revolutionary new vegan documentary H.O.P.E. – What You Eat Matters aims to change the world by influencing eating habits to render slaughterhouses obsolete. H.O.P.E., or Healing Of Planet Earth, showcases how we can improve our health, reduce damage to the planet and prevent industrialised cruelty to animals by embracing a plant-based diet. The film addresses …

‘No-Kill’ eggs go on sale, potentially saving billions of chicken lives a year

The first ‘no-kill’ chicken eggs have gone on sale, using new technology which could potentially save billions of chicks’ lives a year. German company Seleggt developed a way to tell if an egg contains a male or female chick. This means, rather than being killed at birth, male chick eggs can be discarded before they …

Veganism goes virtual after google emoji ditches eggs

The growth of vegan food has even spread to the virtual world after Google removed an egg from its salad emoji. The company announced the decision and indicated the intention was to create an ‘inclusive vegan salad’ for its users. That’s right, in a win for virtual vegans, the tech giant has accepted it must …

A whopping 56% of british people under 30 try out veganism in the last year

More than half of Brits aged 16-29 tried veganism in the last year, according to latest research. If your eyes just popped out reading that statistic then you’re in good company: even the ever-optimistic plant-powered Team Tovee felt our wildest expectations being exceeded by plant-loving Brits. Though the data gathered by Kellogg’s represents the number …