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Donald Trump fears going vegan would kill his brain cells

According to the former American president, plant-based food “messes with your body chemistry, your brain.” Donald Trump is a hardcore carnivore because he believes eating vegan food can potentially kill brain cells.    In Stephanie Grisham’s forthcoming memoir- I’ll Take Your Questions Now: My Time in the Trump White House – the ex-Trump Press Secretary …

Eminem’s pasta dishes make fans ‘vomit’

The eatery offers pasta with vegan ‘Rabbit’ meatballs for $14. Last week, American rapper Eminem opened a new vegan-friendly restaurant in hometown Detroit called “Mom’s Spaghetti”. The restaurant gets its name from the hip-hop legend’s 2002 hit Lose Yourself and as the name suggests it only serves pasta dishes. The menu features four items and …

WOOP: Freya Cox is ‘rocking’ in the second week of GBBO

Round two in the tent tested the contestants with biscuits. The second episode of The Great British Bake Off 2021 is out and Freya is frosting her place in the hearts of viewers, who can’t get enough of this North Yorkshire’s bakes and banter. During biscuit week, the contestants  were tasked with three challenges to …

Aldi ‘infuriates’ meat eaters with new product launch

The new ‘vegan bacon’ is made of pea-protein and costs £2.19 for 10 strips. Meat eaters are furious after supermarket giant Aldi rolled its latest vegan product. Last week, Aldi shared a picture of its new ‘vegan bacon’ on Facebook, and wrote: “Who said vegan needed to be boring (and expensive)? Not us. In store …

Greggs launches vegan breakfast rolls

Greggs highly anticipated autumn food menu features two vegan breakfast rolls and Hash Browns.  After expanding its vegan range with the introduction of the vegan steak beak and, more recently, the vegan sausage, bean and cheeze melt, Greggs is on a roll. The UK’s popular high street bakery chain has once again upped its vegan …

More UK kids already vegan or want to be, poll finds

The study, hosted by BBC Good Food, said the study was ‘revelatory’  and indicated that kids want to explore diets ‘that could be more sustainable for the planet’. A new survey has indicated that the eating habits of children in the UK are changing, with more than 20% revealing that they are either already vegan …

Freya Cox is making history as GBBO’s first ever vegan baker

Freya Cox is the first ever vegan baker to participate in the show. The 12th series of The Great British Bake Off 2021 challenge has taken off. And this time there is a history making contestant in UK’s hit cookery show with Freya Cox being the show’s first ever vegan baker. The 19-year-old from Scarborough …

Meat industry pushes UN to support more meat production

The meat industry giants argued that some members in their summit group were trying “to further an ideological anti-livestock stance,” and also threatened to stage a walk out in protest. A coalition of meat industry giants have lobbyied the UN to support global meat consumption and promote intensive livestock farming before an upcoming hi-profile summit …

OMG: Fast food mascots are suing a vegan brand

The lawsuit claims that Alpha Foods’ products are making people ‘unknowingly vegan’. Mascots of major fast-food giants have filed a lawsuit against a major vegan brand. According to Colonel Sanders (KFC), Ronald McDonald (McDonald’s), and Wendy (Wendy)’s, California based Alpha Foods tricked them into thinking its vegan chicken and meat alternatives are the real thing. …

THAT’S RIGHT: 1 In 3 Brits now drink plant-based milk

“The plant-based trend continues to gain momentum in the UK, fuelled by environmental and health considerations.” A growing number of Brits are ditching dairy and switching over to plant-based milk options. According to Mintel, one in three Brits are now consuming non-dairy alternatives  – a record high. The global market research company polled 2,000 people aged …

1428 dolphins killed in an illegal hunt

The scale of the hunt is being described as possibly the largest single hunt of cetaceans ever recorded worldwide. On 12 September, a super-pod of 1428 Atlantic white-sided dolphins were ambushed and slaughtered as part of an illegal hunt, international marine conservation organization Sea Shepherd reported. According to the non-profit, the scale of the hunt is …

Nestlé launches soy-based Garden Gourmet Sensational Range

“Our aim is to make plant-based food an easier and more attractive choice for people who want food that is good for them and good for the planet.”  Nestlé is set to roll out a new vegan range under its Garden Gourmet brand. The plant-based food range will hit UK supermarket shelves from 20 September. …