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The 3 most disgusting non-vegan Christmas foods (and what to eat instead)

In our largely secular society, Christmas has pivoted from a solemn remembrance of the birth of a 2000 year old baby to an excuse for acceptable gluttony. Christmas (and to a lesser extent, its weird American cousin “Thanks Giving”) is the time of year when we get together with our loved ones to perform group …

World’s largest vegan festival, Vegan Camp-Out, announces fifth year

Tickets are available now for the fifth year of UK vegan festival, Vegan Camp-Out. UPDATE: On Friday 29th November, festival organisers announced that due to the controversy surrounding her, Rachel Riley is no longer on the lineup of Vegan Camp Out. The event, which promotes itself as the world’s largest vegan camping festival, features music, …

OPINION: The hummus has betrayed us

or, Unconnected Thoughts on Industrial Food Production We are a community in crisis. At the beginning of November, Zorba Delicacies Limited, leading supplier of hummus to the UK’s supermarkets, announced a product recall due to the possible presence of salmonella. Some 80 hummus products, produced for retailers like Sainsburys, Asda, Lidl, Aldi, Morrisons, Spar, Safeway, …

The best US and UK vegan Halloween snacks

It is October. The ancient Gaelic harvest festival of Samhain, that which the Church adopted as their own All Hallows’ Eve, draws ever closer. You’ve carved the pumpkin, prepared the sacrificial altar, and chosen a costume which makes you look fearsome yet accentuates your handsome thighs. But what will you, and all your vegan friends …

Opinion: You can be vegan and still take 200 flights a year

When I was but a lad, taking my first steps into full-fledged veganism after 11 years of mere vegetarianism, I would frequently encounter opposition from both my peers and my elders. “Aha! Your shoes are made of leather! How can you call yourself a vegan with leather shoes?” they would jeer. I would respond by …

Every Vegetable, Ranked – Part 1

Vegetables. There must be thousands of them, right? WRONG. Turns out there’s exactly forty, and we’ve decided to rank them, in a gripping two-part series we’re calling… EVERY VEGETABLE, RANKED. 40. Beetroot In last place, it’s the vile demon-fruit, beetroot. Grown in the fires of Hell itself, the beetroot exists only to stain everything it …