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Fashion brands ditch Peru alpaca wool following PETA exposé

Major fashion houses have pledged to stop using alpaca wool from the world’s largest privately owned alpaca farm in Peru after an investigation revealed animal abuse. PETA’s recent undercover exposé revealing the horrific abuse alpacas suffer has many fashion brands vowing to eliminate alpaca wool from their supply chain. The footage captured at the ‘Mallkini …

Deliveroo says vegan orders surge by 187% in 2020

‘We see a hungry appetite for new vegan and veggie dishes and are here to deliver a great choice and selection to our customers’ According to a report, Deliveroo UK has seen a 187% increase in vegan orders this year with nearly 30% of their main meal orders being meat-free. The surge in orders this …

Chinese boycott salmon after it is linked to second COVID-19 outbreak in Beijing

‘We have yet to find out whether human beings transmitted the virus to salmon, or salmon contracted the virus first’ Imported salmon has been implicated in the latest outbreak of COVID cases in the Chinese capital. Experts have also warned the public from consuming the fish while it has been taken off the shelves in …

M&S has launched ‘perfect for summer barbecue’ vegan ‘avoca-dough’ buns

‘Our new avoca-dough buns are the perfect BBQ accompaniment and complement our amazing Plant Kitchen selection beautifully’ M&S is rapidly expanding its Plant kitchen range. After its recent vegan ice-cream addition to the line -up, the high street retailer just launched a new vegan brioche burger and hot dog buns – made from avocados. The buns, …

Snoop Dogg reveals how he introduced his family to plant-based meat

‘You got to sneak it in man. Because so many people are accustomed to a certain taste or a certain way of doing it.’ In a new Beyond meat ad, American rapper Snoop Dogg reveals how he got his family to try the brand’s plant-based products. He said in a video posted to the company’s …

Domino’s FINALLY goes VEGAN with 2 plant based pizza launches in the UK

‘(If our fans) love it as much as we do, Domino’s will roll out nationwide’ Domino’s has  jumped on to the vegan bandwagon and launched two new vegan pizzas in response to growing demand  from vegan pizzas fans asking the company to release a vegan pie similar to what is offered by other fast food …

Queen urged to ditch ‘cruel’ pigeon racing sport

‘This race takes place in one of the hottest months of the year. One can only imagine the suffering these birds endure.’  The Queen has been urged to ditch the South African Million Dollar Pigeon Race (SAMDPR) – the Olympics of pigeon racing, after all the 8 participating pigeons flown in a crate  from the …

Carbon emissions ‘rapidly’ surge as corona lockdown rules ease

‘Very few countries still have stringent confinement. We expected emissions to come back’ CO2 emission levels are shooting up ‘rapidly’ as COVID-19 lockdown measures are gradually relaxed around the world. A study published last month in the journal Nature Climate Change reported that global emissions were 17% lower in April amid peak lockdown period when …

UK’s first vegan pizzeria to open third location in Hove

‘We’re proud to be able to give some of our most dedicated customers a brand-new beautiful space in Hove to enjoy.’ Purezza– U.K.’s first all-vegan pizzeria is opening its third venue this summer. The vegan pizzeria which has eateries in Brighton and London will be the first all vegan restaurant to open a two-story location …

Trump administration lifts ban to allow killing bears, wolves and their cubs in Alaska

‘This administration has let down a majority of Americans who would never sanction such cruelty against our native wildlife.’ According to the final rule announced by the National Park Service (NPS) and published in the Federal Register,  last week, the Trump administration lifted the 2015 ban put in place at National Parks in Alaska to …

Big meat’s COVID crisis gives tofu sales a pandemic boost in America

‘For price-sensitive, health-conscious consumers, this (buying tofu) is a viable option for adding more protein to their diets’ The pandemic has had serious repercussions on the meat supply chain. After high infection rates in slaughterhouses forced the closure of more than 20 plants around the country in early April, the lockdown dried up meat demand …

Vegan musician Leona Lewis shares personal experience of racial discrimination in London

‘You need to stand with us and acknowledge that it’s happening because when you don’t acknowledge… you are diminishing our pain, our humanity’ Earlier this week, singer Leona Lewis shared her personal experience of facing racism while shopping on a London high street. Sharing her experience in the wake of the ongoing protests in the …