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Irish food producer sets Guinness World Record for largest 162 kg vegan burger

A UK based food producer has made the world’s largest vegan burger – weighing a whopping 162kg and measuring 1.2metres in diameter. Northern Ireland based Finnebrogue Artisan set a new Guinness world record with its gigantic burger. The record-breaking burger was made in its £30million facility at Downpatrick, Co. Down. A total of 10 colleagues …

Selfie-taking tourists risk giving critically endangered orangutans COVID-19

“The virus can spread from people to animals during close contact. People with suspected or confirmed COVID-19 should avoid contact with animals, including pets, livestock, and wildlife.” Tourists are jeopardizing the lives of critically endangered orangutans by posing too close for pictures and selfies, according to a study. The warning comes after a team of …

87% of UK vegans have had at least one COVID jab, survey reveals

The top reasons for refusing the vaccine were fear, distrust, and ethical reasons Nearly 90% of UK vegans aged 16 and over have had at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, according to new research by the Vegan Society. A good 62% have had two doses of the vaccine. This is amid a wider …

Identical twins trial vegan vs meat diet: Plant-based sib more energetic, lost more fat

“I was eating a lot more wholesome food, which meant that my sugar levels were a lot satiated during the day. I felt more energetic.” A pair of identical twins took part in a vegan vs meat fitness study to see which diet worked best. Ross and Hugo Turner – aka the Turner Twins – …

UK unveils zero-emission hydrogen-powered plane to tackle climate crisis

The project showcases “the huge potential of liquid hydrogen powered aircraft as the UK drives for a cleaner and greener air travel future”.  A UK-backed research group has unveiled a design for a liquid hydrogen-powered airliner. According to the group behind the ‘FlyZero’ project, the plane could enable passengers to one day fly anywhere in …

Rapper Digga D blasted for animal cruelty after orangutan video surfaces

“This is absolute stupidity and cruelty against this animal, endured at the expense of idiotic individuals.” Controversial rapper Digga D has been blasted on social media – and accused of ‘animal cruelty’ – after he posted a video of himself playing with an orangutan “locked up” in a car. Shocking footage shared on Instagram page …

Supermodel Gisele Bundchen rescues sea turtle tangled in a fishing net

“Today I was reminded that we must become more aware of our ways as a species and help protect all animals, it’s our choice.” Supermodel and well-known animal rights activist Gisele Bündchen has rescued a turtle stranded on the beach. The 41-year-old businesswoman found the turtle in a pile of ocean trash that had washed …

US branded world’s worst plastic polluter in new report

“Plastic waste is an environmental and social crisis that the US needs to affirmatively address from source to sea.” The United States of America has been named the biggest plastic polluter globally in a new report submitted to the federal government. According to the congressionally mandated report published in the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, …

1 in 5 Brits to eat meat-free meals this Christmas

A majority of the respondents eating plant-based for Christmas made the switch within the past four years. An impressive 20% of Brits are planning to ditch meat this Christmas, according to a survey. Food delivery platform Deliveroo, which commissioned a survey of 2,000 adults also found that the majority (58%) eating plant-based for Christmas made …

Breaking: ELLE drops fur from magazines worldwide

“The world has changed and the end of the use of fur is aligned with the course of History.” One of the world’s most influential fashion magazines ELLE has announced that it will ban fur content across all of its pages. The move makes it the first publication to make a global fur-free commitment. The …

Billie Eilish wins ‘Person Of The Year’ Award for her animal advocacy

Eilish ‘seizes every opportunity to point out that vegan fashion and foods are kinder to the animals and the planet we share with them,’ said the charity. Popstar Billie Eilish has been named ‘Person Of The Year 2021’ by PETA. At the age of 19, the musician is the youngest-ever winner of the award. According …

Poisonous turtle meat kills 7 people in Zanzibar

Turtle meat is a common delicacy in Tanzania’s islands. Seven people have died and around 38 hospitalized after eating poisonous turtle meat on Tanzania’s Pemba island, Zanzibar. The casualties include a three-year-old child. Turtle meat is regularly eaten in Tanzania’s islands and coastal areas, however the meat in question turned toxic because of a process …