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Nando’s launches first-ever vegan meal kits to ‘flavour up Veganuary’

The £5 limited-edition box include ingredients, recipe cards, utensils, Nando’s Vegan PERinaise and an authentic Nando’s apron. This week, Nando’s launched a brand new Vegan Flavour Box just in time for Veganuary. The box is made in partnership with leading online cookery platform, MOB Kitchen. The limited-edition box costs just £5 and allows Nando’s fans …

Farmers riled as Oatly launches new online guide to ‘help dads quit dairy’

“We know we’re in the midst of a climate emergency, but there’s a group in society who aren’t grasping the urgency of it.” Swedish plant-based milk brand Oatly has riled UK farmers after launching a new campaign that aims to show that livestock farming is more damaging to the planet than transport. The vegan milk …

19 million poultry animals culled after bird flu spreads in South Korea

The outbreak has prompted the government to increase the country’s warning level for avian flu to “serious danger.” South Korea has culled a total of 18.8 million chickens and other poultry animals following an outbreak of bird flu. According to the South Korean Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, the highly pathogenic H5N8 bird …

Michelin star awarded to a vegan restaurant in France for the first time

Vegan eatery ONA has also been awarded Michelin’s green star – in recognition of its strong ethical practices. A vegan French restaurant has won a Michelin Guide star, the first for an establishment serving only meat-free products in France. Claire Vallee runs the ONA restaurant in the city of Ares, near Bordeaux, in south-west France. …

UK’s first vegan bacon, sausage & egg breakfast muffin launches today

Halo Burger’s limited-time breakfast sandwich stuffed with vegan bacon,  sausage, and egg is said to be the first of its kind 100% plant-based ‘MockMuffin’. Fancy a vegan take on McDonald’s classic breakfast muffin this Veganuary. Well, your prayers have been answered. Vegan junk food restaurant, Halo Burger, has partnered with THIS, the plant-based meat company …

UAE’s largest frozen food company launches its first plant-based burger

“We believe that the plant-based food trend is here to stay as people explore different ways to diversify their protein intake and become more health-conscious.” United Arab Emirates (UAE)-based halal food giant AI Islami Foods has launched its first plant-based burger that tastes just ‘like beef’. The latest product launch – a response to the …

Pamela Anderson tells 1.2 million followers ‘vegans make better lovers’

“You can improve your overall health and increase stamina in the bedroom by going vegan.” Model, actress, and vegan activist Pamela Anderson, who often uses her platform for vegan advocacy, was once again seen promoting a meat-free diet. In a long post to Instagram, the 53-year-old Baywatch star, wrote: “Vegans make better lovers. “The cholesterol …

Katy Perry tells 109 million followers she and her dog are ‘ready to be 100% vegan’

Katy Perry has announced she is planning to go vegan this year along with her dog Nugget, who has been slowly changing her diet with her. Katy Perry is turning over a new leaf this 2021. The pop superstar recently announced that she is nearly ready to become a full-time vegan.  She also added that …

Vegan charity urges Sarah Jessica Parker to make ‘SATC’ reboot fur-free

“Attitudes toward fur have shifted dramatically and most designers have discontinued it,” the charity’s senior VP said. Sarah Jessica Parker has been urged to ditch fur as news of HBO Max’s upcoming “Sex and the City” reboot surfaces. Vegan charity PETA has written to Parker – who is an executive producer on the new series …

Fast-food chain backed by Lewis Hamilton launches UK’s first vegan fish burger

“Neat Burger thought it was about time for a change, giving consumers a tasty fish-alternative!” This week, Lewis Hamilton backed Neat Burger has launched what it describes as UK’s very first plant-based Fish Burger. The sandwich, which Neat Burger promises to rival non-vegan fish burgers in both taste and environmental credentials, is a call on …

L’Oréal group just banned badger, goat, and other animal-hair brushes

“There’s no acceptable reason to use brushes that contain animal hair, whether for applying make-up, shaving, or painting – especially when there are so many high-performing vegan bristles available.” This week, French fashion giant L’Oréal pledged to remove badger, goat, and all other animal hair from its makeup brushes. The move comes after PETA US …