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Bel Group to launch vegan versions of its best-selling cheese lines

“I am convinced that we must build a food model that can have a positive impact on our entire ecosystem.” This week, French multinational giant Bel Group has announced plans to roll out plant-based cheeses in each of its core brands in the coming months. The group, which owns popular cheese brands including The Laughing …

Lizzo celebrates 6 months of veganism: “Love yourself at all stages in your life”

“Love yourself at all stages in your life because you are who you are.” Lizzo has now been vegan for six months, a milestone she celebrated by posting a Tik Tok on Monday. In her post, the 32-year-old singer, who was vegetarian for seven years, revealed that she had started ‘eating all animal products’ before …

Qatar Airways launches first fully vegan menu for premium pax

“We are delighted to incorporate a vegan main course choice to our on-board menu.”  Qatar Airways has launched an entire range of à la carte vegan dishes for its business class passengers flying from the airline’s Doha hub, Hamad International Airport, and selected flights into Doha. The multiple award-winning carrier has redesigned its menu to …

France to end mink breeding and wild animal captivity in circuses

‘It is time that our ancestral fascination with these wild creatures no longer results in situations where keeping them in captivity trumps their wellbeing’ France has announced it is ending the use of wild animals for entertainment and fashion in order to ” open a new era in our relationship with these animals.” The announcement, …

David Attenborough joins Instagram to say ‘the Earth is finite and we need to look after it’

The natural historian has joined Instagram to raise awareness about the dangers impacting the future of our planet and the possible solutions. This week, David Attenborough joined Instagram with the aim of spreading awareness about the devastating effects of climate change and urging people to help save the planet’s ecosystem, it’s extraordinary biodiversity, and all …

Asda to be ‘first UK retailer to launch ambient vegan aisle’

‘By merchandising all our vegan items together, we hope to save customers time and offer inspiration’ Starting this week, ASDA will become the first UK retailer to launch ambient vegan aisles in all of its 359 stores, the Grocer reports. The discount supermarket is also launching hundred new ambient vegan products, which will be displayed …

Greta Thunberg ‘a strong candidate’ for this year’s Nobel Peace Prize

‘Not a single person has done more to get the world to focus on climate change than her’ Vegan climate crusader Greta Thunberg, who is just 17-years-old, has once again been nominated for this year’s Nobel Peace Prize. The teenager, who is one among the 318 nominated candidates has grabbed global attention through her campaigning, …

Indian startup creates zero-waste, animal-free vegan cashmere from plants

Plant-based ‘Weganool’ is 100% sustainable, cruelty-free and the quality is comparable to luxuriant cashmere. Indian startup Faborg has created Weganool – a vegan alternative to wool derived from a flowering milkweed-like plant called Calotropis. This wild flowering shrub, which is native to Asia and Northern Africa grows wildly on deserted lands requiring no water, special …

British vets want a ban on boiling lobsters alive

‘This call to stop boiling animals alive is a step in the right direction’ The British Veterinary Association (BVA) wants the process of boiling lobsters alive to be outlawed on the grounds of cruelty to animals. Joining calls from animal rights groups, the association admitted that lobsters are sentient beings, and numerous studies have confirmed …

Aldi’s new vegan dippers launch to ‘rival McDonald’s’

The new vegan dippers bear the Vegan Society’s stamp of approval. Starting September 10, budget supermarket Aldi will sell vegan dippers that will rival a similar item at McDonald’s not only in taste but cost as well. Aldi’s plant-based treats are accredited by the Vegan society and will retail at £1.49 for six pieces compared …

Miley Cyrus no longer vegan after her ‘brain wasn’t functioning properly’

‘I was vegan for a very long time and I’ve had to introduce fish and omegas into my life because my brain wasn’t functioning properly’ Singer and celebrity actor Miley Cyrus has revealed she is no longer vegan due to health reasons. The star, who often uses her platform to speak out about animal-rights, made …

Joaquin Phoenix calls on people to ‘reject animal cruelty’ and ‘change the world from your kitchen’

‘There’s so much pain in the world that we are powerless over, but being party to animal suffering is not one of them’. Joaquin Phoenix has spoken against the factory farming industry stating it ‘maligns our values’ and ‘exploits our trust’. The multiple award-winning actor and passionate vegan made the comments as part of PETA’s …