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Zac Efron ditches vegan diet because his body wasn’t ‘processing the vegetables in the right way’

Zac Efron has supported animal rights in the past, but said going vegan didn’t work out for his body. Zac Efron who was vegan for two years has returned to eating animal products claiming his body couldn’t process vegetables. The Baywatch star, 34, spoke about his diet in a recent interview with Men’s Health. According …

Vegan restaurant opts to serve meat due to lack of business

“Hospitality is increasingly tough and continuing as a purely vegan restaurant has not been sustainable for a considerable amount of time.” A former fully vegan restaurant has decided to introduce meat on the menu after it failed to rally enough plant-based customers to its eatery. The Mango Tree in Taunton, Somerset, which boasted that plant-based …

UK not ready to follow France and Germany in ending the slaughter of day-old male chicks

Around 29 million male chicks are slaughtered each year in the UK. According to UK farmers and breeding companies, supermarkets are stalling measures that can end the culling of male chicks in the egg industry, The Guardian reports. It is common practice to kill male chicks shortly after birth worldwide since they are widely regarded …

Irish farmers face calls to reduce cow numbers by 1 million to meet climate targets

The emission targets for agriculture sparked protests from the farming community, while conservationists stressed ‘for a relentless focus’ on action. Farmers in Ireland are facing calls to reduce its number of cattle after the government laid down emission targets to tackle the climate crisis. Ireland’s 135,000 farms produce 37.5% of national emissions, the highest proportion …

Vegan KitKats make a comeback in the UK

The vegan KitKats are likely to cost more this time round. Vegan chocolate lovers can rejoice! Nestlé’s highly-sought after vegan KitKat bars are coming back to the UK. The KitKat V which has been pegged as one of the biggest launches of a vegan alternative of a major confectionery brand made its debut last year. It …

Burger King hosts yet another pop-up – this time in Costa Rica

Burger King has introduced its plant-based burgers in 70 countries in the last few years. Burger King is leading the plant-based movement in the fast-food industry. While many fast-food chains are now offering vegan versions of its most popular items, the QSR giant has expanded its meatless range all over the world. It has been …

Hippeas just launched a new vegan snack with THIS

The new flavour is the sixth in Hippeas’ award-winning range. UK snack brand Hippeas has launched a new limited-edition flavour in partnership with vegan meat brand THIS. The Chickpea snack brand has created a vegan smoky bacon flavoured version of its puff snacks, ‘Isn’t Smoky Bacon’. The flavouring used is the same as THIS plant-based …

Tesco slammed for non-vegan fruit saga

Tesco revealed that some of its fruits are coated with animal derived products making them unsuitable for vegans Tesco has been at the brunt of criticism for labeling its oranges and lemons ‘non vegan’. The supermarket chain recently admitted that some citrus fruits including lemons, limes and oranges, are covered in a post-harvest wax containing …

Taco Bell trials own vegan beef at 50 outlets ahead of Beyond Meat launch later this year

The new vegan beef is inspired by Taco Bell’s classic flavours. Fast food giant Taco Bell has confirmed it is testing a new meat substitute made with pea and soy protein at select restaurant locations in the US. The new vegan meat is “inspired by classic Taco Bell flavours” and will be available at 50 …

Deliciously Ella founder reveals how a vegan diet ‘cured’ her chronic health issues

The famous British food writer and entrepreneur says her health journey has made her ‘realise the power of finding a purpose’. Ella Mills, aka Deliciously Ella has revealed how her decision to go vegan worked wonders for her health and has given her a purpose in life. She recently celebrated a major milestone marking 10 …

England must eat at least 30% less meat to avoid climate breakdown, says food tsar

Currently 85% of agricultural land in England is used for animal husbandry or to grow food which is then fed to livestock. Henry Dimbleby – the key adviser to the UK Government on future food policies – has reckoned the need to reduce consumption of meat in England by 30% The Leon restaurant chain co-founder …

KFC Australia just launched new plant-based popcorn chicken

The fast-food giant has been steadily increasing its plant-based options worldwide KFC Australia has finally plunged into plant-based waters with the launch of Wicked popcorn chicken in select NSW stores. The new snack is made with pea protein and uses the same signature spice blend of Wicked Wings in meat-free popcorn-sized bites. It will be …