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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 …

Keke Palmer and Met Gala chef clash over event’s vegan menu

Earlier this week Met Gala attendee Keke Palmer tweeted a picture of the food served at the event and captioned it: “This is why they don’t show y’all the food” American actress, singer and television personality Keke Palmer- a first time attendee at the prestigious Met Gala – said she has ‘different tastebuds’ after she …

BREAKING: EU votes to end cruel lab animal experiments

“A coherent approach is essential to achieve safety and sustainability, without animal testing. We need to use science. Not animals.” The European Parliament has voted to stop laboratory experiments on animals and replace them with modern science. An overwhelming majority of cross-party members voted in favor of a resolution that calls on the European Commission …

GO CLARKE: Vegan café owner counters customer’s one star review with epic reply

The non-profit vegan enterprise trains and employs adults with learning disabilities A vegan café owner has responded brilliantly to a one-star review that claimed the customer was ‘forced’ to drink a ‘porridge tasting’ oat milk cappuccino. A customer rated Café Van Gogh – a 100% vegan restaurant in Brixton – one star  on Tripadvisor because …

THAT’S RIGHT: Almost 60% of all food production emissions come from meat, study shows

A new study analyzing the impact of global food production on the planet has found that meat is responsible for nearly 60% of all greenhouse house emissions (GHGs). Moreover, the research showed that producing meat generates 28 times more greenhouse gas emissions than plant-based foods. These findings like many others further suggest the environmental benefits …

BREAKING: MPS unite to push for UK ban of fur imports

“It’s now time that we end the double-standard of having a ban on fur farming, whilst importing the same cruelty from overseas.” A coalition of MPs is calling on the government to ban the sale and import of real animal fur in Britain. Conservative MP Christian Wakeford led the debate on UK’s fur trade on …

Billie Eilish wears Oscar de la Renta to Met Gala after designer commits to ditch fur forever

“I’m honored to have been a catalyst and to have been heard on this matter. I urge all designers to do the same.” Yesterday, Billie Eilish made a stunning debut on the Met Gala red carpet in a breathtaking Oscar de la Renta  gown made of peach tulle. However, even bigger than her gown’s 15-foot …

Men on a plant-based diet experience flatulence 7 times more than those on a standard western diet, study finds

According to scientists, more flatulence on a plant-based diet indicates healthier gut flora and better colon health. A new study has found that men eating a plant-heavy diet pass more gas in comparison to those who eat a meat-based diet. According to the researchers, plant-based foods do actually cause men to fart more and have …

The McPlant Burger arrives in the UK, but what other vegan options does McDonald’s have on its global menu

The fast-food giant finally launched its highly anticipated McPlant burger in the UK after working on it for three years. The McPlant has finally arrived in the UK and one look at social media confirms that fans can’t wait to get their hands on it. McDonald’s has taken over three years’ worth of research to …