Mohsina Dodhiya, Author at Totally Vegan Buzz
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Malta announces bans on fur farming and foie gras production

The new legislation will prevent producers from moving their operations into Malta but falls short in that it does not ban the sale of foie gras or fur locally from any unscrupulous buyer. Malta has become the latest country to impose a ban on fur and foie gras production. The Ministry of Agriculture issued a …

Animal activists want Pork Pie Roundabout in Leicester renamed to Vegan Pie Roundabout

The term ‘vegan’ was coined in Leicester by Donald Watson in 1944 Animal rights activists have urged the Mayor of Leicester to rename the city’s Pork Pie Roundabout in a bid to ‘inspire healthier food choices and celebrate Leicester’s connection to veganism’. Vegan charity PETA has sent a letter to Sir Peter Soulsby requesting to …

Pizza Hut UK now offers vegan cheese on all deliveries

“We know meat-eaters and vegetarians alike are increasingly looking for more plant-based alternatives to our pizza menus, so we are continuously searching to bring delicious innovations to the table.” Pizza Hut has finally added vegan cheese to its delivery menu following an increase in meat-free demand. According to the fast-food chain, 19% more customers are …

Demand for vegan bag brand Telfar skyrockets after a shoutout from Beyoncé

“This Telfar bag imported, Birkins, them shit’s in storage,” the songstress croons on her final track Summer. Beyoncé, who is known to use her platform to support the Black community and businesses, has provided insight into her fashion taste through a special shoutout to Black-owned and vegan luxury brand Telfar, in her latest album, Renaissance. …

Zac Efron under fire after filming ad with captive bear

PETA has slammed Zac Efron for his role in the campaign and  has called for the ad to be edited or reshot with the bear either replaced with CGI or outright removed. Zac Efron has come under fire for filming an advertisement for Kodiak Cakes that features a captive bear. The High School Musical star …

Vegans who lift weights have stronger bones, new study shows

New research shows vegans and omnivores who do resistance training may have similar bone structure. New research suggests that vegans who lift weights have stronger bones than those who don’t. The team from the Medical University of Vienna also indicated that vegans who incorporate weight lifting into their exercise routine have bone strength similar to …

Leading vegan chocolate brand launches new caramelised biscuit wafer

“Our mission is to create the best-tasting and most innovative plant-based chocolate products and the new wafer bar delivers on this.” UK’s fastest growing vegan chocolate brand LoveRaw has added a brand-new flavour to its best-selling Cre&m Filled Wafer range. The Caramelised Biscuit Cre&m Wafer features a delicious biscuit cream with a caramel layer and …

The Crown star Gillian Anderson urges Versace to ditch exotic skins

The American actress says the company must do more to uphold its pledge to make alternative, low-impact materials a reality for the fashion industry – ‘starting with no longer sourcing exotic-animal skins’. Emmy Award winner Gillian Anderson is urging Capri Holdings—owner of Michael Kors, Versace, and Jimmy Choo, to ban the sale of exotic skins. …

Morrisons launches ‘planet-friendly’ eggs from hens fed insects instead of soya

The supermarket claims to be the first to launch carbon-neutral eggs as part of its eight-year drive to net zero. But are these planet-friendly eggs actually ethical? Morrisons has launched a new line of so-called ‘planet friendly’ eggs, which come from hens fed on insects and food waste. According to the supermarket chain, it is …

Breaking! French ban on ‘meaty’ terms for plant-based products suspended by court

The court suspended the food labelling ban after expressing serious doubt about its legality and deemed it ‘unjustified‘ in terms of providing accurate consumer information.  In a recent turn of events, The French Conseil d’Etat – France’s highest court – has temporarily overturned the divisive ban on “meaty” names for plant-based foods. The ban proposed …

Global hair care brand Biolage now certified cruelty-free with leaping bunny

The hair care giant has reformulated its entire range to meet vegan and cruelty-free standards without compromising on customer experiences. Global beauty brand Biolage has gained cruelty-free status by securing a Leaping Bunny certification. The brand is recognized worldwide as a leader in the professional hair care field. It has millions of customers and is …

Climate change is killing 20 times more elephants in Kenya than poachers

The country has recorded 179 elephant deaths due to the ongoing drought in the last eight months alone. Climate change has become a bigger threat to elephant lives than poaching, according to Kenya’s Wildlife and Tourism ministry. Kenya’s droughts have been so devastating that Tsavo National Park – one of the largest parks in the …