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Dr. Praeger’s launches refrigerated veggie burger line at Walmart

The refrigerated line is a first for the 25-year-old brand. Family owned food brand, Dr. Praeger’s, has launched a new vegan burger line at Walmart stores nationwide. The 25-year-old brand, which is popular for its all-natural, vegetarian, vegan, gluten free, and kosher frozen food products, is offering two new burgers called the Classic Veggie Burger …

Chinese state broadcaster calls for stricter animal welfare laws as cat’s sickening murder video goes viral

“Without a law, abusers will think it’s no big deal, as they are just animals — mindless, like commodities.” A viral video showing a man brutally scalding a pregnant cat with boiling water has renewed calls to punish animal cruelty in China. This time, the Chinese government’s state broadcaster, China Central Television (CCTV), has also …

Applewood Vegan Slices named as finalist at The Grocer New Product Awards 2020

The UK’s leading speciality cheese company has already won various accolades, including a PETA honor for best vegan cheese and this year’s Gold award at the FreeFrom Food Awards. Dairy Giant Applewood®, which has already won multiple awards for its Applewood® Vegan block cheese, has been named a finalist for its Vegan Slices at The …

Alan Cumming backs vegan pie delivery campaign to university students affected by COVID-19

“The consequences of trashing the natural world are already around us: Climate change, deforestation, species loss, pandemics.” Students studying at the University of Aberdeen in Scotland will receive free vegan sweet potato and lentil hand pies this Friday between 12pm and 2pm. As part of a joint initiative between Million Dollar Vegan, Vegan Outreach Scotland …

Vegan e-commerce platform to open its first flagship store in San Diego

The online platform currently offers more than 10,000 plant-based products and has expanded vertically to include product lines such as cosmetics, clothing, and its own water brand. E-commerce platform PlantX Life Inc., a one-stop-shop for plant-based products across North America, is building its first flagship brick and mortar location with Liv Marketplace – an LLC …

Cadbury’s new vegan chocolate fingers just launched at Sainsbury’s

The Bournville vegan chocolate fingers are reportedly launching in Tesco as well. British chocolate giant Cadbury  has launched the dairy-free version of its iconic Bournville chocolate finger biscuits. Popular food account, Accidentally Vegan UK, recently posted an image of the product, after it was spotted in the Sainsbury’s biscuit aisle. The group wrote: “It’s a …

Vegan athlete Lewis Hamilton’s 92nd Grand Prix title breaks F1’s all-time win record

“I could have only ever dreamed of being where I am today.” Lewis Hamilton has broken Formula 1’s all-time win record. The vegan athlete clinched his 92nd career Grand Prix victory after winning the Portuguese Grand Prix, passing racing legend Michael Schumacher’s previously held record. Hamilton’s father, stepmother, and vegan dog Roscoe were all present …

UK’s ‘ethical alternative to Deliveroo’ to deliver vegan food across the country

“Unlike other platforms – like Just Eat, Uber Eats or Deliveroo – we do not overcharge our partners. This means our partners get to reinvest their profits back in their businesses.” An online vegan cruelty-free food delivery platform, Get Vegan Grub, formerly known as IndieHob, has debuted across the UK. The initiative, described as an …

Simon Cowell ditches vegan diet to ‘rebuild his strength’ and gain weight

Simon Cowell has added animal protein to his diet to reportedly aid in the recovery of his broken back. Music mogul, Simon Cowell, who recently broke his spine in a freak bike accident, has ditched his vegan diet to gain weight and ‘rebuild his strength’. While his girlfriend Lauren Silverman fed him traditional English comfort …

Nearly 200 dogs rescued from tortuous South Korean dog meat farm

“Although most people in South Korea don’t regularly eat dog meat, there remain thousands of farms of all sizes across the country where dogs of all breeds endure a harsh existence.” Animal welfare group Humane Society International (HSI) has rescued 196 dogs from a dog meat farm in Haemi, South Korea. The rescue operation is …