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

Over 70% of EU citizens say milk alternatives should be added to school canteens

“It is high time schools start a meaningful transition towards healthier and more sustainable diets, ingraining good habits early on in younger generations.” 72% of EU citizens clearly stated that the union should fund plant-based milk alternatives in canteens under their scheme, which supports the distribution of fruits, vegetables, milk and milk products to school …

James Cameron has a new word to describe vegans – what do you think it is?

“I tried to come up with a good term for it because vegan has all those connotations.” Award-winning director James Cameron believes  that calling those who eschew meat and dairy ‘vegans’ or ‘plant-based’ doesn’t go far enough. According to him, there is a better word to describe this community. Moreover, the terminology around vegans and …

UK PM Rishi Sunak appoints vegan as head of green policy

Downing Street hopes the new hire will make Sunak sound more authentic on environmental issues, the Guardian reports. Rishi Sunak has reportedly appointed a vegan as his head of environmental policy. According to the Guardian, No 10 has approached Meera Vadher to overhaul the prime minister’s image on the environment. Vadher is a former special …

PETA launches its first-ever Christmas ad to encourage people to spare turkeys this festive season

The animated commercial calls for a peaceful and vegan Christmas Vegan charity PETA has created its first-ever Christmas advert to urge viewers to leave turkeys off their plate this festival. It is shot from the point of view of a turkey and follows young Toby’s narrow escape from an abattoir-bound lorry into the loving home …

This vegan snack brand just won Channel 4 TV show Aldi’s Next Big Thing

“It goes to show that vegan and free-from can be mainstream.” A UK vegan snack brand has won Channel 4’s newest reality contest.  Snack producer Crave won TV Show Aldi’s Next Big Thing. The six episode series touted as Dragon’s Den meets Masterchef, pitted 36 small-scale businesses looking to become the next big thing against …

42% of consumers believe plant-based food will replace meat by 2032

 “Plant-based diets are on the rise in all regions of the world, and consumers are becoming increasingly aware of the link between climate change and food choices.”  New consumer research has found that four out of 10 consumers worldwide think most people will ditch meat for plant-based food in the next decade. The study was …

Activists target Barcelona’s Egypt museum to protest Coke’s COP27 sponsorship

Coca-Cola – known to be the world’s largest plastics polluter – is one of the official sponsors of the UN’s COP27 climate summit. Eco activists threw fake blood and oil on artefacts displayed at the Egyptian Museum of Barcelona. Two activists from Futuro Vegetal – a Spanish organisation – doused the display case with red …

University Of Stirling becomes the first in the UK to go 100% plant-based

The University of Stirling has voted in favour of vegan menus following a campaign by Animal Rebellion. Stirling University’s student union has voted to go 100% plant-based. The motion sought to transform menus of the three outlets operated by the union. With the favourable vote, Studio, Venue and Underground Coffee Shop are set to transition …

Burger King goes totally vegan for the first time in Lisbon

“The choice of Portugal to open the first Vegan concept restaurant in the Iberian Peninsula is another example of the importance of the Portuguese market for the brand worldwide.” Burger King has made its Portugal restaurant at Rua de Belém in Lisbon 100% vegan. It will be the fast chain’s first fully vegan restaurant in …

90% of Brits acknowledge farmed animals experience similar emotions to cats and dogs, new study shows

“There is no doubt that animals are sentient, can feel pain, fear, anxiety and grief. They can also feel happy, show great affection for other animals, experience contentment and more.” A poll has found that the majority of Brits acknowledge that farmed animals experience the same emotions as cats and dogs. Charity organisation Vegan Society …

Animal welfare concerns resurface at SeaWorld after dolphin attack video goes viral

“SeaWorld crams approximately 140 of these highly intelligent marine mammals into just seven small tanks and then expresses surprise when they lash out, again and again.” A viral TikTok video has caught the aftermath of an apparent dolphin attack at SeaWorld Orlando in Florida. The video posted on 5 November by user @the.man.child, shows an …

Three vegan meat inventions make it to TIME’s 2022 best list

Plant and fungi-based meat creations from Beyond Meat, Meati, and MyForest Foods are among Best Inventions of 2022 TIME Magazine has named three vegan food innovations in its annual 2022 Best Inventions list. Plant and fungi-based meat creations from Beyond Meat , Meati, and MyForest Foods  swept the Food & Drinks category. Best plant-based Steak …