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Kim Kardashian plugs Nestlé vegan KitKat to 229 million followers

The reality TV star says KitKat has always been her ‘favourite candy’. Reality TV giant Kim Kardashian has plugged Nestlé’s new vegan KitKat to her 229 million followers. The fashion mogul, who has been showcasing her journey to a more plant-based diet on social media throughout the years, shared a series of stories after receiving …

Chelsea Handler says she won’t go vegan because ‘vegan people fart a lot’

The 45-year-old follows a vegetarian diet and is open to ‘not eating animals’. Chelsea Handler has cited one of the most outlandish reasons for not adopting a complete plant-based diet. According to her ‘vegans fart a lot’, and is a strong enough reason to put her off. The comedian gave her opinion during a WIRED …

Plant-based eaters are more protected against severe Covid-19, new study finds

The study examining data of nearly 3000 healthcare workers from six countries to explore the connection between dietary patterns and COVID-19 found plant-based eaters had 73 % lower odds of a ‘moderate-to-severe’ course of infection. Plant-based eaters are considerably more protected against severe COVID-19 in comparison to meat-eaters, according to a new study. The research …

Estonia is the first Baltic nation to ban fur farming

Estonia becomes the 14th European nation to ban fur farming following years of campaigning by local animal welfare groups to get the ban done. Estonia has become the first Baltic state to ban fur farming. The Estonian parliament voted on its animal welfare bill and 55 out of 101 members favoured the ban. The news …

Joaquin Phoenix says he won’t force his child River to be vegan

“Certainly I would hope that [he is vegan], but I’m not going to impose my belief on my child.” Joaquin Phoenix has revealed that he doesn’t plan to force his vegan lifestyle on his son, River. The vegan actor and animal advocate made the comment in a recent interview with Britain’s Sunday Times. Opening up …

New study claims children on vegan diets are shorter with smaller and weaker bones

The study claims that children aged five to ten who eat plant-based diets are on average three centimetres shorter than those who eat meat. A new study has claimed that children eating trendy vegan diets grow up shorter and with weaker bones. According to research conducted by University College London’s Great Ormond Street Institute of …

Gordon Ramsay to present first-ever vegan chef to Hell’s Kitchen

“Being the first vegan chef means that this is a golden opportunity to lead people compassionately” A chef from Michigan is set to be the first vegan to feature in the 20th season of Hell’s Kitchen. Chef Josie Clemens will be competing on Gordon Ramsay’s iconic TV series against 17 other chefs in the season, …

Piers Morgan to ‘buy 1,000 Big Macs’ after vegans blockade McDonald’s to disrupt supply

The TV host often airs his anti-vegan views to berate the lifestyle. Controversial TV host Piers Morgan has declared he wants to ‘buy 1,000 Big Macs’ in retaliation to the vegan protests that disrupted supply to McDonald’s 1,300 restaurants across the UK. Protestors with Animal Rebellion shut down four depots in Basingstoke, Coventry, Hemel Hempstead, …

Angelina Jolie poses covered in bees to raise pollinator conservation awareness

“Pollinators of course are extremely vital to our life and our environment. And so we have to understand scientifically what happens if we lose them.” Hollywood actor, director, and humanitarian Angelina Jolie has covered herself in bees for a striking portrait for National Geographic released on World Bee Day in a bid to draw attention …

Rapper Drake backs vegan chicken brand as part of $40 million investment

“I was immediately drawn to the Daring team’s mission to transform how we eat and I am excited to invest in and support a product I enjoy.” Plant-based chicken company, Daring Foods Inc., has announced it secured a $40 million investment to ‘dramatically scale its rapid retail and foodservice growth’– and one of the backers …

Vegan bride upset after in-laws refuse to add meat-free options to wedding menu because ‘they’re paying’

The bride-to-be took to a wedding forum on Facebook to vent out her frustration and seek advice. A vegan bride has been asked to ‘eat around the meat’ on her wedding day by her future in-laws. The anonymous woman posted about her predicament in a closed wedding forum on Facebook, according to Daily Mail. In …

Jaden Smith to open restaurant ‘for homeless people to get free vegan food’ in LA

The new I Love You restaurant project follows the celebrity’s food truck initiative- which has been feeding the homeless in Los Angeles’ Skid Row area for around two years now. Jaden Smith is opening his first restaurant to provide free vegan meals to the homeless in LA. The new I Love You restaurant project follows …