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Bogota could be first city in Colombia to ban barbaric bullfights

‘Animals are individuals with rights, and they deserve all our protection and respect’ In a move described as “the beginning of a definitive victory against animal abuse,” the Bogota city council is banning the maiming and killing of bulls in bullfighting. The draft has been drawn up by Bogotá’s City Council, along with animal rights …

M&S launches new hybrid fruit ‘Limelon’ just in time for summer

‘The fruit is deliciously refreshing with a zesty citrus bite!’ Marks and Spencer has launched a special new hybrid fruit as Britons soak in the sunshine. The new limited edition Limelon is a refreshing combination of a lime and a melon and is grown in Spain using a new seed variety. Sharing the news on …

Dutch parliament votes for early closure of all 128 mink fur farms following COVID-19 outbreaks

‘Waiting until 2024 for the mink ban to take effect would have been unjustifiable and irresponsible’ Dutch MPs have “overwhelmingly” voted to close all of its estimated 128 mink farms by the end of the year following coronavirus outbreaks that spread to 15 more farms after being first detected on two farms in April. The …

Amazon invests $2 billion to tackle climate change crisis with sustainable technologies

‘Each prospective investment will be judged on its potential to accelerate the path to zero carbon and help protect the planet for future generations’ As part of its “Climate Pledge” announced last September- Amazon is launching a new $2 billion venture capital fund to help companies developing “sustainable and decarbonizing technologies.” The company hopes the …

Squeaky Bean just launched UK’s first mainstream Spanish inspired vegan tortilla at Sainsbury’s

‘The product will fill a gap in the vegan market with a high quality, easy to prepare plant-based replacement for the classic egg-based dish’ Vegan brand Squeaky Bean has released another innovative vegan meal following the recent launches of products such as Chicken-Style Pieces, ready-to-eat Sandwich Slices and their first to market Pancakes. This time …

12-year-old entrepreneur and award-winning chef Omari McQueen to release vegan cookbook

‘(He) is leading a new generation of ethically minded foodies into a more sustainable future.’ Omari McQueen, the award-winning vegan food entrepreneur is all of 12 years but is already on to his next accomplishment. From being the founder and CEO of Dipalicious Dips, a vegan dipping sauce business to opening a pop-up restaurant in …

Undercover investigation reveals ‘horrific abuse’ at pig farm supplying Morrisons

Footage released by vegan charity Viva!  has revealed distressing and shocking scenes of animal suffering on ‘Red Tractor’ approved farms. UK’s leading vegan campaigning group Viva! carried out a major undercover exposé to reveal the atrocities taking place inside the farms’ sheds of two British pig farms supplying meat to UK supermarket Morrisons. The campaigners …

‘Visionary designers’ create life-like Robotic Dolphin that can replace animals in cruel marine parks

‘For those of us that care about marine animal preservation, this is a dream come true.’ PETA US called Roger Holzberg and Walt Conti of Edge Innovations ‘visionary designers’ for creating a first of its kind animatronic dolphin and honoured them with an Innovator for Animals Award. The two animatronics experts from San Francisco were roped …

Starbucks U.S. just launched vegan Impossible sausages and plant-based drinks

Starbucks U.S. has added Impossible’s vegan sausage breakfast sandwich for meat-eaters and flexitarians along with multiple plant-based drinks to its permanent menu. Starting, Tuesday, June 23, Starbuck customers can order the new Cold Brew with Cinnamon Almondmilk Foam, Cold Brew with Dark Cocoa Almondmilk Foam and the Impossible™ Breakfast Sandwich across the coffee giant’s 15,000-plus locations …

Lewis Hamilton urges people to ‘keep pushing’ for change at London Black Lives Matter protest

‘I was so happy to see people of all ages, sporting Black Lives Matter signs and saying it just as passionately as I was’ Six-time Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton continues to use his platform to raise awareness and support the Black Lives Matter movement sparked by the death of African-American George Floyd at …

Chinese plant-based company launches vegan crayfish and pork

‘More Chinese consumers now want to pursue a balanced diet and reduce the consumption of meat’ Beijing-based food startup, Zhenmeat has expanded its vegan offerings with the launch of two new innovative plant-based products: a deep-fried vegan pork tenderloin, and a plant-based crayfish specifically created to suit Chinese palettes. The brand’s line up already includes …

UK government urged to take meat and dairy off school menus

‘As the world faces dual health and climate crises, going vegan is one of the best things young people can do for animals, the planet, and their own health’ PETA along with Greenpeace UK, and Meat Free Monday have written a letter urging the secretary of state for education to review school meal guidelines in …