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KFC developing 3D-printed ‘meat of the future’

‘Crafted meat products are the next step in the development of products that can also help address several looming global problems’ Last week, KFC announced it is developing 3D bioprinted chicken nuggets dubbed the “meat of the future” The international fast-food chain has partnered with Russian company 3D Bioprinting Solutions to create the world’s first …

Patriots’ Cam Newton says he’s ‘Vegan Strong’ in new PETA ad

‘I’ve seen such a remarkable change in the way my body responds to the food that I eat’ Patriots’ quarterback Cam Newton feels like a ‘rookie’ again after going vegan last year. The New England footballer made the change after an injury plagued 2019 season ended his nine-year association with the Panthers franchise in Carolina. …

Greta Thunberg to donate entire €1,000,000 Gulbenkian Prize to groups fighting climate crisis

The vegan climate activist has announced her organization will donate the prize money to groups ‘fighting for a sustainable world, defending nature and supporting people already facing the worst impacts of the climate- and ecological crisis.’ On Monday, Greta Thunberg received €1 million (approximately $1.1 million) as the winner of the Gulbenkian Prize For Humanity. …

Insane Blood Sport: Danish waters turn red with 250 slaughtered whales’ blood

This year the Faroe Islands’ whaling tradition has begun with the killing of some 300 mammals by approximately 70 hunters despite the coronavirus threat. Over 250 whales have been mercilessly butchered for their meat in a gory annual ritual, which went ahead despite the Covid-19 pandemic. The innocent whales have been slaughtered as part of …

Veggie Pret launches UK’s first-ever all vegan bakery counter

‘We’re really proud to be the first high street food-to-go retailer to launch a unique concept like this.’ Starting Tuesday, July 21, Pret a Manger will roll out “Veggie Pret’s Vegan Bakery” counters at all ten of its vegetarian locations. The move makes Pret UK’s first high street food-to-go retailer to remove all meat and …

Mars just launched vegan chocolate ‘Mars Oat’ drink

Mars has added an oat based vegan milkshake to its dairy-free chocolate-bar inspired drink range – Mars Oat.  After launching dairy-free drinks of popular chocolate bars Galaxy and Bounty last year, confectionery giant Mars has released a Mars flavored oat drink today, July 20. The new vegan milkshake has no added sugar and is ‘bursting …

Aldi UK to remove 2.2 billion plastic packaging items by 2025

‘We are stepping up our efforts to reduce the amount of plastic packaging used across our business because it is the right thing to do for a sustainable future’ On July 9, UK’s fifth-largest supermarket, Aldi pledged to remove 74,000 tonnes of plastic packaging from its stores by 2025. The amount roughly equates to 2.2 …

Around 100,000 mink on Spanish farms to be culled over coronavirus risk

Health officials have ordered a mass slaughter of mink after many of them tested positive for coronavirus at a Spanish farm. Almost 100,000 mink at a farm in north-eastern Spain are to be culled “to avoid the risk of human transmission.” The decision follows after seven workers on the farm and 87 percent of the …

UNIQLO becomes latest brand to ban alpaca wool following PETA exposé

Japan-based fashion manufacturer UNIQLO has banned alpaca wool after viewing graphic footage released by PETA. Following PETA’s “first-of-its-kind” undercover investigation exposing instances of animal abuse at an Alpaca wool farm, UNIQLO has banned the material from all of its 2,200 stores. The footage was obtained from the world’s largest privately-owned alpaca wool producer located in …

Factory farming is the ‘single most risky behavior’ for another pandemic, report reveals

‘Each new factory farm increases the risk of the next virus spillover – along with the next zoonotic pandemic.’ According to leading food awareness organization ProVeg International, intensive animal farming is the “most risky human behaviour in relation to pandemics.”  In its Food & Pandemics Report, ProVeg explores the crucial connection between the current COVID19 crisis …

This time, KFC is launching Beyond Meat’s vegan fried chicken in California

KFC has now planned to test plant-based chicken nuggets from Beyond Meat at select outlets in South California to get customers reviews ahead of a possible nationwide launch. KFC is going to trial Beyond Meat’s vegan fried chicken in about 50 locations in Los Angeles, Orange County and San Diego next week for a limited …

IKEA to launch plant-based versions of its iconic meatballs in Europe

‘With the new plant ball we can now offer meat lovers a great tasting, more sustainable alternative – without compromising on the IKEA meatball experience that is loved by so many’ IKEA has announced the launch of new vegan meatballs- a plant-based version of its iconic meatballs. Called Plant Balls, the new meat-free versions are …