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Vegan athlete Lewis Hamilton faces racial abuse after British Grand Prix win

Lewis Hamilton’s record eight win after colliding with title rival Max Verstappen during the first lap led to people abusing the F1 champion and branding his victory an ‘undeserved’ one. Lewis Hamilton has been subjected to racist abuse on social media after he won Sunday’s British Grand Prix. It comes after the Formula One racer …

Subway sends legal notice to vegan seafood brand amid 0% fish DNA scandal

Vegan seafood brand, Good Catch, is facing a legal threat after handing out fish-free tuna sandwiches in front of Subway following the chain’s 0% fish DNA scandal. Vegan seafood brand, Good Catch, has received a formal legal notice from Subway after it distributed fish-free vegan subs outside select Subway stores. Good catch organized this one-day …

Plant-based diet reduces menopausal symptoms by 84%, says new study

The study is being touted as a ‘gamechanger’ for postmenopausal women who can ‘now get prompt relief from the most severe and troubling menopause symptoms without drugs’. A plant-based diet rich in soy has been found to reduce moderate-to-severe hot flashes in postmenopausal women by 84%. The data comes from a study published by the …

Beyond Meat opens JD.com store as China’s interest in plant-based meat substitutes surges

Beyond Meat is moving into retail with JD.com in China as demand for alt-meat options increases amid concerns for health and the environment. Beyond Meat has launched an online store in China on e-commerce company JD.com in a bid to reach a wider audience in the country. The move is to increase access to plant-based …

UK government report calls for 30% cut in meat consumption to tackle carbon emissions

The second instalment of the National Food Strategy report outlines measures including slashing meat consumption by 30% and increasing fruit and vegetable uptake to tackle the climate crisis and improve public health. British citizens must slash their meat consumption by 30% by 2032 to help UK achieve carbon neutrality by 2050 and to bolster food …

Luxury Italian fashion house Valentino bans angora after talks with PETA

“The future of fashion lies in materials that no animal had to suffer or die for.” Valentino has pledged to ditch angora wool from all future collections. The announcement comes after vegan charity PETA met with Valentino to discuss its angora policy.  The company also recently committed to a fur-free policy coming into effect in …

Panda Express partners Beyond Meat to launch its first vegan orange chicken

“Beyond The Original Orange Chicken is the next step to offer more diverse and plant-based options, while still delivering comfort and crave-ability in innovative ways.” Panda Express is launching its first vegan orange chicken at select locations in the greater New York City and Los Angeles areas. The move will also make it the first …

Countryfile star Adam Henson brands vegan diet ‘disastrous’ for the environment whilst promoting dairy

“It’s about understanding where your food comes from and making informed choices, not having a kneejerk reaction because you’ve read something on social media.”  Countryfile star Adam Henson has claimed avocados and almond milk are “disastrous for the environment” and climate-conscious individuals would be “better off” drinking cow’s milk. In an interview with the Radio …

Burberry under pressure to give ‘exotic animal skins the boot’

“Kind customers want mock croc and fake snake, not a sensitive animal’s stolen skin.” Global fashion giant Burberry is under growing pressure to ditch exotic animal skins from its collections. The push comes from animal-rights charity PETA, which purchased stock in the fashion company last year during the COVID-19 market downturn. The British brand has …

‘Why would they do this?’ outrage as Cadbury’s Bournville found to be no longer vegan

A slew of vegans have blasted Cadbury for its very ‘poor ethical and marketing decision’ of adding milk to Bournville’s Giant Buttons. Classic chocolate brand Cadbury is under fire after it revealed that its popular product under the Bournville brand is no longer vegan. The chocolate giant recently updated Bournville Giant Buttons’ ingredient list to …