Mohsina Dodhiya, Author at Totally Vegan Buzz
Stories collection by Mohsina Dodhiya

Save Ralph bags major award in Cannes for exposing the horror of cosmetic animal testing

“We are very grateful to Cannes Lions for this high-profile opportunity to keep the issue in the global spotlight and we hope that it adds momentum to our efforts to end this unnecessary cruelty.” Save Ralph – a short animated film – recently won the Grand Prix for Good, a prestigious award at this year’s …

81% of military personnel want plant-based meals, new survey reveals

“As the US military continues to seek ways to best support the overall health and diverse needs of its loyal service members, we’re calling on lawmakers to require all branches of the military to provide plant-based MRE options.” The majority of US military members want vegan Meals, Ready to Eat (MRE), according to a new …

Four killed, 70 injured in Colombia after stadium collapses during bullfight

The casualties included two women, a man and an 18-month-old baby. In a tragic turn of events at least four spectators including an 18-month-old baby were killed and about 70 seriously injured after a full three-storey section of wooden stands collapsed during a bullfighting festival on Sunday (26 June). Around 800 spectators were seated in …

Harry Potter star urges government to financially support dairy farmers as they move to plant-based farming

“Animals have that bond too. Mother cows and their babies have a special connection. It hurts them to be separated. But that’s what happens every single day in the dairy industry.” Award-winning actor Miriam Margolyes has called on the UK government to financially support dairy farmers who transition into plant-based farming. The Harry Potter star …

Burger King adds two new Impossible burgers in the US

“Since launching the Impossible Whopper in 2019, our guests have continued to express their excitement about the introduction of new plant-based items at Burger King.” Burger King has upped its meat-free options yet again. It has added two new Impossible Burger menu items across the US. Starting 27th June, the updated menu will feature the …

Outrage sparked by video of orangutan smoking cigarette in Vietnam’s zoo

“People often throw things into the animals cages and the orangutan learns how to use these objects by seeing how people use them.” A shocking video has captured a sickening moment of an orangutan smoking a cigarette in front of visitors at a zoo in Vietnam. The orangutan – originally from Borneo – is critically …

New study shows that potatoes can be as good as animal milk for building muscle

“Muscle protein synthesis rates following the ingestion of 30 grams of potato protein do not differ from rates observed after ingesting an equivalent amount of milk protein,” the study lead author said. Plant protein derived from certain foods can be as efficient as animal milk for muscle synthesis, suggests a new study. According to research …

Mars just launched a ‘perfect’ vegan milk chocolate bar

“At Mars, we bring our consumer-passion to innovation, developing on-trend innovations that support a world where both people and the planet thrive.” Mars has just released its first vegan milk chocolate bar in the US. The confectionary giant has partnered with Perfect Day, Inc., to launch CO2COA – an earth-friendly and animal-free chocolate innovation. The …

200,000 properties in England could be underwater by 2050 due to rising sea levels

The country could face around 14 inches (35cm) of sea level rise compared to historic levels within 30 years and an almost certain level rise of 1m by the end of the century, researchers report. Rising sea levels around the English coast will wash away nearly 200000 homes and businesses by 2050, estimates a new …

Kourtney Kardashian and Travis Barker promote vegan chicken in new seductive campaign

The couple shot a saucy seductive campaign showing how much they love each other and plant-based chicken. Following in the footsteps of sister Kim, who joined Beyond Meat as the company’s first Chief Taste Consultant, elder sister Kourtney Kardashian is endorsing plant-based chicken company, Daring. She and husband Travis Barker are stars of a saucy …

Musician Joan Jett blasts SeaWorld for sexually abusing animals

“Dolphins and whales who must carry out their forced pregnancies is disrespectful to these forms of intelligent life, heedless of these wonderful animals’ rights, and just plain wrong.” American singer-songwriter Joan Jett has slammed SeaWorld for its ‘repulsive and indefensible sexual abuse of whales and dolphins’. The legendary musician – who maintains a “nearly vegan …

New Zealand to tax burps of cows, sheep to tackle climate crisis

“Almost half the country’s total greenhouse gas emissions come from agriculture, mainly methane.” New Zealand has proposed to put a price on sheep and cow burps to tackle one of the island nation’s biggest sources of greenhouse gas emissions. If the draft plan is passed, New Zealand will become the first country to levy a …