Oli Gross, Author at Totally Vegan Buzz

Vegan Activists Arrested After Storming McDonald’s Wearing Pig Masks And Smearing Blood Across The Floor

Vegan activists were arrested following an eye-catching protest at a McDonald’s restaurant in which they wore animal masks and smeared fake blood across the floor. Protesters entered the fast food chain holding signs reading ‘it’s not food, it’s violence’ last Friday (May 17) in Brighton, UK. One member of animal welfare movement Direct Action Everywhere …

A 10 Tonne Glastonbury Festival Stage Will Be Made From Recycled Plastic Collected From Beaches, Streets And Parks

The environmental impact of music festivals can be devastating, as fields are littered with plastic cups, tents and general chaos. But this year, Glastonbury organisers are introducing some imaginative new methods in attempts to reduce the festival’s environmental impact. In the most innovative plan, 10 tonnes of plastic is being sourced from beaches, streets and …

UK Rapper Stormzy In Twitter Storm After Telling Vegans To ‘F*** Off’

UK rapper Stormzy has been swept up in a Twitter storm of his own making after telling vegans to ‘f*** off’. The ‘Shut Up’ singer started a bizarre outburst on Twitter which began with ‘Vegans think they’re so sick’. The rapper continued his thread by taunting vegans by tweeting: “Ooh look at me with my …

Vegan Comedian Romesh Ranganathan Perfectly Sums Up Why People Hate Vegans In Brilliant Video

British comedian and vegan Romesh Ranganathan has destroyed the logic of vegan haters in a brilliant video posted by BBC Two. Ranganathan stars in a 2 minute video titled ‘The real reason people hate vegans’, in which he asks why meat eaters are annoyed with vegans for ‘saving the world’. The comedian argues that most …

Video Investigation Reveals Horrific Abuse In A Donkey Slaughterhouse Used To Make Sweets And Medicine

A video investigation has revealed horrific abuse inflicted upon donkeys at slaughterhouses which supply medicine, drinks and sweet industries. The video released by animal welfare group PETA reveals donkey farms in Mogotio and Naivasha, Kenya. In Naivasha, workers were caught on film violently beating frightened donkeys who were crammed together so tightly that they could …

Belgian Doctors Claim Parents Raising Vegan Children Should Face Criminal Charges

Doctors in Belgium have recommended criminal charges of up to two years imprisonment for parents who bring their children up on a vegan diet. Belgium’s Royal Academy of Medicine published the legally influential opinion which goes against widespread medical advice and evidence. The doctors justified the position with the claim that children need proteins and …

Pret A Manger’s ‘Veggie Pret’ Brand Set For Rapid Expansion With Acquisition Of Eat’s 96 Stores

Pret a Manger is planning to ramp up its focus on the plant-based market with the expansion of its Veggie Pret brand. The chain is in talks to buy ‘the majority’ of sandwich chain Eat’s 96 stores to assist the development of its vegetarian and vegan branch, according to reports. At the moment Pret only …

Vegan Shares Infuriating Conversation With Meat Eater That Every Vegan Can Relate To

The first few weeks as a vegan can be particularly challenging. As friends and family first discover you’ve cut out meat and dairy from your diet, the inevitable questions begin. You realise that conversations about veganism have totally different rules from any other discussion. You’re demanded to justify your lifestyle to the bitter end, with …

Tesco Has Removed Meat And Fish Counters Across The UK Due To ‘Low Customer Demand’

Tesco has removed the meat and fish counters from stores from around the country as customers turn their back on animal products. The supermarket has announced that from this week 90 food counters will close altogether, and many of the counters which remain are drastically reducing operating hours to either one or two days a …

Illegal Slaughterhouse Workers Who ‘Skinned A Goat Alive’ Have Avoided Criminal Charges

Animal rights groups are demanding action after secret video footage exposed an illegal slaughterhouse at which activists said workers were was ‘skinning goats alive’. Following the release of the shocking footage, activists are demanding to know why criminal prosecutions have not been brought against workers. Animal Recovery Mission (ARM) released its evidence from an undercover …

Ricky Gervais Brilliantly Mocks Gordon Ramsay For Cooking His Own Pet Goat In Classic Video

Ricky Gervais has been an increasingly reliable ally of animals in recent years, and the comedian’s unique commentary on the flawed logic of meat eaters has been going on for over a decade now. Gervais is largely thought to be at least vegetarian and likely vegan – he even confirmed to fans of After Life …

Zimbabwe Has Sold 97 Baby Elephants To China And Dubai For $2.7m

Zimbabwe has sold and exported 97 baby elephants to China and Dubai for $2.7m. The Environment, Tourism and Hospitality Industry Minister Priscah Mupfumira announced the sale, explaining the money will be used for conservation efforts. Young elephants fetched from $13,500 to $41,500 in sales which date back to 2012. Selling animals and animals parts for …