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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 …

Jon Venus blasted after announcing he has quit veganism

‘I don’t think anyone is too surprised,’ said vegan nutritionist Paul Kerton.   In a video released on YouTube earlier this week, Jon Venus revealed that he is no longer vegan after becoming a dad two years ago made him question his general philosophical perspective on veganism and the fact that its nutritional benefits are contentious. …

Paul McCartney wishes you ditch meat for his 78th birthday

‘I want justice for all those who have died and suffered’ Sir Paul McCartney turns 78 on June 18 and before he blows the candles, he wants a birthday present. He wants his fans to ditch meat. In a guest blog post for animal rights group PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals), the …

The meat industry could suffer losses of $20 billion in 2020, say experts

‘COVID is one of the straws that is breaking the meat industry’s back’ According to experts, the ailing meat sector could face losses of around $20 billion this year due to the coronavirus pandemic, CNBC reported. The pandemic not only hit the supply chain in terms of restaurants and schools being closed but also the …

Natalie Portman supports calls of defunding the police to save black lives

Natalie Portman has spoken up for the ‘defund the police’ movement because “the system that makes me feel comfortable is wrong.” Natalie Portman is in favor of the “defund the police” movement as she acknowledged that while the police made her feel safe as a white woman, they evoked terror in the lives of her …

Bristol based Oowee Vegan launches its second UK outlet amid COVID-19 crisis

‘Our mission is to bring people together with our culture and our food’ Oowee Vegan, winner of Deliveroo’s 2019 ‘Restaurant Of The Year’ award, is now operating at Stoke Newington Road in Dalston, East London. The eatery, which debuted as a virtual vegan offshoot of burger joint Oowee Diner in a Deliveroo Editions site soon …

25% of millennial Brits say a vegan diet is more appealing following COVID-19

‘Cutting out animal protein may be seen as a way of tackling the climate crisis, showing compassion for nature, and boosting one’s own nutrient intake.’ According to Mintel’s new research, which was carried among 2,000 British internet users aged +16 between 23rd April – 7th May, over one in 10 Brits (12%) agreed the COVID-19 …

China removes pangolin scales from traditional medicinal ingredient list

‘Hope this ban is the first in a series that ultimately ban all wildlife usage in traditional Chinese medicine’ Following China’s State Forestry and Grassland Administration elevating the status of pangolins, from second-level to first-level protected wildlife, pangolin scales will no longer be used in traditional medicine. The news was confirmed in the recently launched …

M&S just launched 2 new vegan ice-cream flavors in its plant kitchen range

UK’s most prestigious high street retailer has launched 2 vegan-friendly ice-creams after months of intense development to get the perfect recipe. M&S has now added vegan ice-cream to its popular plant-based Plant Kitchen line-up. This week, the brand unveiled 2 ice cream flavours: Plant Kitchen Raspberry Ripple Ice Cream, made with coconut cream, vanilla and …

Amy’s Kitchen donates $500,000 to support the Black community

‘(We want) to support you all during this painful and inspiring time. Please let us know what we can do for you.’ Last week, California-based vegetarian brand Amy’s Kitchen released a letter in solidarity to the Black Lives Matter movement and pledged a donation of $500,000 to organizations supporting Black empowerment and ending police brutality. …

Swedish seafood company to launch world’s first plant-based salmon product

‘With Hooked’s products, we are meeting the rapidly increased seafood demand with healthy and tasty alternatives without harming the planet.’ Swedish plant-based food tech- Hooked is working on the “world’s first” plant-based shredded salmon as it is the most consumed seafood protein in Europe. Hooked was founded in 2019 by Emil Wasteson and Tom Johansson, …

2 Iconic Adidas originals just got a vegan makeover

Adidas Originals- Samba and the Continental 80 have been revamped using vegan materials as part of the “Our Icons go Vegan” line. Today, Adidas released animal-free versions of its classic sneakers- Samba and Continental 80 in the U.S. under its ‘Our Icons Go Vegan’ range. Both the sneakers are constructed from a PU-coated recycled polyester …