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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 …

Billie Eilish launches vegan Air Jordan sneakers

The Grammy-winning singer said creating the Air Jordon designs was an “incredible and surreal experience, especially in a sustainable fashion.” Billie Eilish has launched two pairs of vegan trainers. The 19-year-old songwriter created the Air Jordon designs in collaboration with Nike. The sneakers, which are “100% vegan with over 20% recycled material”, come in two …

Jeff Bezos pledges $1 billion to tackle climate crisis

“I hope this commitment inspires others to make their own pledges to protect and conserve nature and help in the fight against climate change. A job this big needs many allies.”  Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has pledged $1 billion to protect biodiversity and carbon-saving forests in the Andes, the Congo Basin, and the tropical Pacific …

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. …

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 …