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American singer Loren Gray urges fans to watch Seaspiracy and ‘talk more about it’

Loren Gray is the latest celebrity to plug the anti-fishing Netlfix documentary to her 1.5 million Twitter followers. American model, singer, and social media star Loren Gray is urging her followers to watch Seaspiracy. The 18-year-old, who has millions of followers on social media, is among a slew of celebrities including Bryan Adams, Lucy Watson, …

Woman with ‘unexplained infertility’ finally has children after going vegan

“I didn’t realise the plant-based diet had fixed everything until I passed the 10-week mark.” A British woman, who believed she would never have children, became pregnant after switching to a vegan diet. Tina Higginson, from Harlow, Essex suffered five heartbreaking miscarriages after which she was diagnosed with unexplained infertility, The Epoch Times reported. Higginson …

Dunkin’ just rolled out 41 vegan donut flavours in Belgium outlets

The new vegan donut flavours released include lotus sensation, creamy raspberry, cinnamon jam, and more.  Dunkin’ has launched 41 vegan donut flavors in its outlets in Belgium. The international fast-food chain took to Instagram, to announce the news. It wrote: “Yes, your prayers have been heard! “From today on you can order more than 40 …

Impossible Foods launches first national ad campaign targeting meat eaters more than ever

“We can replace yesterday’s ridiculous, animal-based technology with a categorically better way of transforming plants into meat.” Impossible Foods has launched its first television advertising campaign “We Are Meat” to target meat-eaters.  The campaign—which will also run on digital and social media platforms—has five short television ads that show the Impossible Burger sizzling on a …

Black-owned ‘Slutty Vegan’ and Shake Shack launch limited-edition vegan burgers in Atlanta and NYC

“Our mission isn’t to tell people to go vegan–but rather, to inspire guests to open up horizons with something new and different.” Vegan entrepreneur Pinky Cole has partnered with Shake Shack to roll out a limited-offer vegan burger. The SluttyShack burger is part of Shake Shack’s “Now Serving” series – a collaboration that aims to …

Hong Kong grocery store pledges to stop selling fish post Seaspiracy

“Every tiny step counts to make the world a better place. Stop crying over the planet, let’s take this step forward to ocean conservation together!” Netflix’s new documentary Seaspiracy has caused a Hong Kong-based zero-waste grocery chain to stop selling fish. Grocery chain Slowood with outlets in Kennedy Town, Sha Tin, and Discovery Bay, sells …

42% of global consumers are flexitarians and driving mainstream plant-based shift, new report says

42% of global consumers identify as ‘flexitarians’ of which 54% are Gen Zs, who are increasingly avoiding meat and animal-based products More than two-fifths of global consumers identify as ‘flexitarians’, according to a new report. Euromonitor’s Health and Nutrition Survey for 2020 revealed that flexitarians– people who are actively eating less animal-based products–now make up …

Impossible Foods and Vegan Women Summit partner to launch initiative celebrating food and sustainability pioneers

“Whether it’s innovating on food technology solutions, advocating in government, building a climate-focused nonprofit, or leading a sustainable eating initiative at their school, women of all ages and backgrounds are leading the way for a kinder, more sustainable world.”  Impossible Foods and Vegan Women Summit (VWS) have teamed up to launch a new initiative that …

Joaquin Phoenix joins Billie Eilish in celebrating Support + Feed anniversary by handing out plant-based burgers to homeless youth

“At a time when most people were worried about their own health and security, Maggie dreamed up and implemented a plan to get nourishing food to people who needed it most.” This week, Joaquin Phoenix, Rooney Mara, and Billie Eilish helped distribute Monty’s Good Burger plant-based meals to homeless youth in Los Angeles. The food …

Maryland to become latest US State to ban animal-tested cosmetics as cruelty-free demand soars

“The world is moving away from cosmetics testing, with 40 nations having passed laws to end or limit cosmetic animal testing. We urge lawmakers to move swiftly and end the cruelty for good.” Maryland is set to become the 5th US state to ban animal-tested cosmetics amid growing demand for cruelty-free products. Lawmakers unanimously voted to pass …

THIS pulls off April Fool’s prank with secret footage showing it uses lab-grown meat to create ‘Hyper-Realistic’ chicken

Fans have blasted the brand – for what they described to be the ‘dumbest joke’ ever Meat-alternative brand THIS has stirred up a scandal after a whistle-blower apparently tried blowing the lid off the brand secretly using lab-grown meat. The company has been one of the pioneers in the plant-based meat sector creating innovative award-winning products …

Ricky Gervais and Zac Efron to star in Save Ralph – a film to end animal testing

The upcoming animated short film that spotlights the issue of animal testing is produced by Humane Society International (HSI) and written and directed by Spencer Susser. Ricky Gervais and Zac Efron are starring in a short-animated film – Save Ralph – that demands an end to animal testing. Written and directed by vegan filmmaker Spencer …