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Climate crisis in 2020 continues to increase despite COVID-19 disruption

‘Never before has it been so clear that we need long-term, inclusive, clean transitions to tackle the climate crisis and achieve sustainable development’ This week, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) announced that greenhouse gas emissions are fast approaching pre-pandemic levels following a temporary decline caused by the lockdown and economic slowdown. According to WMO’s United …

British vets want a ban on boiling lobsters alive

‘This call to stop boiling animals alive is a step in the right direction’ The British Veterinary Association (BVA) wants the process of boiling lobsters alive to be outlawed on the grounds of cruelty to animals. Joining calls from animal rights groups, the association admitted that lobsters are sentient beings, and numerous studies have confirmed …

Shake Shack UK launches its first-ever vegan burger

‘We couldn’t be more thrilled to invite the vegetarian and vegan community to try our new Vegan Shack!’ Popular burger restaurant Shake shack has introduced its first-ever Vegan ShackBurger to select outlets in the UK. The limited-edition offer is a vegan twist on the classic ShackBurger and comes packed with a patty made from real …

UK’s top pie maker launches first-ever vegan pies following customer demand

‘The popularity of vegan food and drink products shows no signs of slowing down, and this is thanks to brands like Pukka launching tasty vegan options’ Pukka – UK’s popular savoury pie maker has veganized two of its iconic meat pie bestsellers – following demand from customers. The new pies – Vegan Chicken & Mushroom …

Former fur trade boss calls for Boris Johnson to ban ‘anachronistic fur trade’

‘Fur is not a necessity. It’s for vanity. In 2020, there is no justification for fur – full stop’ This week, former British Fur Trade Association (BFTA) CEO Mike Moser announced his support for the #FurFreeBritain campaign by animal charity Humane Society International UK (HSI). The 64-year-old, who worked in the fur industry for a …

Violife just launched vegan chocolate spread in the UK

The award-winning brand has launched its first ever chocolate spread.  Plant-based cheese giant Violife has launched a new delicious vegan chocolate spread. The Violife Cocospread is described by the brand as ‘deliciously creamy, smooth and fresh’. While the velvety smooth consistency reminds us more of a vegan dessert, the spread has an amazing chocolate flavour …

UK and Australia top the list of 2020’s most popular countries for vegans

The global vegan community is growing, with more people turning to plant-based food for health, environmental and ethical reasons. While most of 2020 has been marred by the ominous shadow of the coronavirus pandemic, one movement that is thriving despite all odds is veganism, which is having a blast – its popularity and adoption continue …

Ben & Jerry’s just launched a new climate themed vegan flavour in the UK

The ‘Save Our Swirled Now!’  vegan ice-cream follows the ‘Un-fudge Our Future’ vegan flavor launched last month to petition Australian leaders to ban fossil fuels. Ben & Jerry’s has launched a new ‘Save Our Swirled Now!’ vegan flavor in the United Kingdom. The new flavour dedicated to sustainability was spotted by Instagrammer  @ordinary_vegan at a Sainsbury’s …

Starbucks adds more plant-based choices to Asia menus

‘We’re thrilled to offer our customers more ways to personalize their Starbucks Experience and enjoy plant-based choices at Starbuck’ This week, Starbucks has added new plant-based food and beverages to its menus in select markets across the Asia-Pacific. The company’s new menu for the market includes products from Impossible Foods, Oatly and Beyond Meat, Inc. …

Animal rights activists protest outside Manchester pig slaughterhouse by locking themselves to coffins

The slaughterhouse contributes ‘to the gassing of pigs, the destruction of our climate and the spread of deadly diseases between workers’ This week, campaigners from Extinction Rebellion sister group Animal Rebellion blocked the entrance of Tulip Slaughterhouse, an abattoir in Manchester. The factory was brought to a standstill for 7 hours. The protest was to …

UK government under pressure ‘to tell the truth and publicly address’ dangers of animal farming

‘Governments must tell the truth- animal agriculture causes global pandemics’ This week, animal protection organization Animal Rebellion delivered an open letter urging the UK government and governments around the world to ‘tell the truth and publicly address the connection between animal farming, exploitation and the threats of zoonotic disease.’  The letter addressed to prime minister …

Lewis Hamilton to field team in new Extreme E racing series highlighting ‘climate change and equality’

‘Every single one of us has the power to make a difference, and it means so much to me that I can use my love of racing, together with my love for our planet, to have a positive impact’ In January 2021, six-time F1 world champion and vegan advocate Lewis Hamilton will have his own …