Oli Gross, Author at Totally Vegan Buzz
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These 6 Compassionate ‘Game Of Thrones’ Stars Are Vegans And Animal Rights Activists

Game of Thrones had viewers around the world well and truly under its spell for the spectacular final season this year. The show, based on George R. R. Martin’s novels, has gripped audiences with its endless plot twists, complex characters, nudity, gore and violence. But despite the show’s abundance of unsavoury characters, the cast is …

Percy Piggate: Fanatics Are Furious Because The Whole Range Is Now Meat-Free, And Vegans Are Baffled

Marks and Spencer has tweaked its Percy Pig recipes to make the entire range meat-free, and lovers of the sweets have reacted with fury. Percy Pig sweets have achieved an almost cult-like status in the UK, with its Facebook appreciation society now boasting 215,000 members. The classic version contained gelatin and was therefore not suitable …

Gallery: 25 weird and wonderful vegan tattoos

Dedicated vegans have shared inspiring tattoos which spread the message of compassion towards animals on social media. The collection began after @soul_eubanks posted on Twitter as he contemplated which vegan tattoo to get for himself, and asked followers for advice. The activist posted: “I’m thinking of getting a vegan tattoo that says “Until Every Cage …

Tesco removes meat and fish counters 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 …

Smirking chef taunts vegan activists with dead ducks at Michelin-starred restaurant

A Michelin-starred restaurant chef taunted animal rights activists with two dead ducks for protesting in his venue. Campaigners from Direct Action Everywhere (DXE) targeted The Square in Mayfair, London, UK as the restaurant serves foie gras. Executive chef Clément Leroy met the group with a smirk on his face, proudly holding two dead ducks. The …

Petition demanding Starbucks stops charging extra for plant milk gains momentum

Starbucks customers are sick and tired of paying to pay extra for plant milk and thousands have now written to the coffee giant demanding equal prices.  Starbucks thankfully now has a soy option, but charges vegans extra to opt for a dairy-free drink. A petition launched by PETA now has more than 42,000 supporters, who …

Natalie Portman’s veganism speech empowers 16,000 students to take pride in compassion

Natalie Portman has given an equally heartwarming and gut-wrenching speech to 16,000 students about two issues close to her heart – veganism and women’s rights. The vegan superstar has been a powerhouse in speaking up for animals and gender equality alike – usually on separate occasions. But in an inspiring speech at WE Day California, …

Tesco Trials Ditching Plastic Fruit And Veg Packaging In A Bid To Reduce Waste

Walking down the fruit and veg aisle looking for healthy food to stock your kitchen can be an infuriating experience for anyone conscious of the horrific damage plastic has on the environment. It’s estimated that more than 300 million tonnes of plastic is produced each year and eight million tonnes is dumped in the ocean …

Little boy rushes chicken to hospital with all his pocket money after running it over on his bike

A little boy in India has shown the world how beautiful the relationship between humans and animals can be. Six-year-old Derek C Lalchhanhima, from the north-western state of Mizoram, has stolen the nation’s heart after his story went viral and hit national newspaper headlines. The compassionate child was playing on his bike on the streets, …

A Neighbour Of Three Vegan Cats Secretly Feeds Them Salami In Viral Video

The neighbour of a vegan cat owner has been so concerned about the diet’s impact on the pets’ health, they have secretly been feeding the cats salami. A video posted on Reddit shows the neighbour calling the cats, who sprint towards them and gobble up the food dropped on the floor. “Meet my neighbour’s Cats. …

Billie Eilish tells fans to go vegan because eating meat is ‘ignorant and stupid’

Vegan singer Billie Eilish has launched into a passionate plea to her fans, asking them to wake up to the realities of the meat industry and go vegan. Eilish urged her 26 million Instagram followers to react to an investigation which reveals abuse at huge dairy business Fair Oaks Farms. “I keep my mouth shut …

Watch: Six-year-old ‘Bird Box’ star says “I want to make the world a better place for animals”

Six-year-old Bird Box actress Vivien Lyra Blair has promoted compassion for animals in her first ever interview. Blair played a key role alongside Sandra Bullock in the Netflix smash hit thriller, which was released last year. In an interview with PETA, Blair urged viewers to adopt cats and declared that she “want[s] to make the world a …