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Miriam Margolyes backs campaign to stop greyhound racing at Oxford stadium

“Greyhound racing is a nasty business that has no place at Oxford Stadium – or anywhere in the UK – except as a distant memory.” Acclaimed acting legend Miriam Margolyes is urging Oxford City Council to stop Greyhound racing and instead use its stadium for ‘sports that humans choose to take part in’. The Happy …

Morrisons selling octopus for just 36p in UK store sparks outrage

“It just shows you the low value that we put on other living beings in our world around us. I don’t think you can even buy a chocolate bar for 36p.” Morrisons has been criticized for selling octopuses for just 36p after a charity worker posted an image of one of the creatures stacked on …

Barack Obama’s 60th birthday bash menu to feature vegan food

The former POTUS will have a plant-based spread – handpicked by musician Questlove – for his 60th birthday celebrations. Former US President Barack Obama turned 60 on 4th August and will be celebrating the milestone by eating plant-based delicacies this weekend at Martha’s Vineyard. Unnamed sources privy to the festivities on leaking the menu told …

Baskin-Robbins has now launched vegan Salted Fudge Bar ice cream

The ice cream giant says its new vegan flavour “ packs a punch of indulgence with melt-in-your-mouth creaminess from the oatmilk-base that makes it the greatest thing since ice cream.” Baskin-Robbins has rolled out a new vegan ice cream flavour in the US. The chain’s new Non-Dairy Salted Fudge Bar flavour will be available in …

The Met Gala is going vegan for this year’s event

10 New York-based chefs will serve a collaborative plant-based menu for the first time in the history of the influential fashion event. The annual Met Gala will be serving its first fully plant-based menu at this year’s scheduled event next month (13 September). The move is part of its mission to promote equity, diversity and …

Suffering and misery exposed at farms supplying Morrisons’ “welfare assured chicken”

“Morrisons cannot sell them, profit off their deformed, weak bodies, and then claim to take animal welfare seriously.” An undercover investigation of a major chicken supplier to supermarkets such as Morrisons has exposed the miserable and extremely painful short existence of the birds, the Mirror reported. Animal rights group Open Cages filmed footage at four …

Dole commits to zero waste goal by turning its pineapple waste into upcycled vegan Piñatex leather

The world’s largest producer of fruit and vegetable has partnered with a vegan textile startup to upcycle its fruit waste into vegan leather. The Dole Sunshine Company has announced its partnership with plant-based startup Ananas Anam who has created the innovative vegan pineapple leather Piñatex. The collaboration is part of Dole’s efforts to achieve zero …

Plant-based diet slashes risk of CVD and atherosclerosis, study finds

“Results of this study give people concrete swaps to make in their diet that are supported by research.” Plant-based foods can slash the risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD) and atherosclerosis when compared to diets that include animal products, a new study finds. In the study review published in Cardiovascular Research, scientists analysed cohort studies and …

Iconic fashion house Oscar de la Renta pledges to stop buying and using fur

The fashion house says it will be fur-free by the end of October. Oscar de la Renta has announced it will no longer be selling fur or using it in its designs. The designer brand is the latest fashion house to abandon the fur trade. According to a statement from the Coalition to Abolish the …

Gordon Ramsay once ‘allergic to vegans’ is now spokesperson for oat milk brand Silk

Celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay brands Silk’s vegan oat milk as G.O.A.T. – Greatest Of All Time. Gordon Ramsay is promoting USA’s best-selling plant-based oat milk brand Silk. The renowned chef joins a group of celebrities to endorse Silk’s oat drink in a G.O.A.T (greatest of all time) campaign after it was voted as the best …

Bears rookie Justin Fields goes plant-based, says ‘My job is to invest in my body’

The National Football League player says eating plant-based has helped his body recover faster and resolve his constipation issues. NFL rookie quarterback Justin Fields has adopted a plant-based lifestyle saying his job is to “invest in my body”. The American footballer made the comments in an interview with Insider. The 22-year-old revealed he went plant-based …

Joaquin Phoenix calls on Florida ranch to release two ‘Brother Bear’ bears to sanctuary

“These bears deserve better than a life on the road, where they are robbed of everything that’s natural and important to them.” Joaquin Phoenix is calling on Florida’s Bearadise Ranch to release two bears held captive at the roadside zoo and slated to appear at the Mississippi Valley Fair this week. Bambi and Bruno served …