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Waltham Forest schools offer the ‘greenest’ dinners in the UK

Waltham Forest serves nearly one million plant-based meals to 50 local schools every year through its daily plant-based options and weekly ‘Save the Planet’ days – where no meat dishes are served. The London Borough of Waltham Forest has received the accolade of having the “greenest” school dinners in the UK. The recognition comes from …

‘Babe’ star James Cromwell superglues hand to Starbucks counter in vegan milk upcharge protest

The protest was a part of PETA’s campaign to get Starbucks to stop charging customers extra for the vegan milks it has agreed are better for the planet. Babe Actor James Cromwell led a dramatic protest as he superglued his hand to a Starbucks counter in Manhattan on Tuesday.  The Midtown Manhattan “glue-in” was part of PETA’s campaign …

Brighton crowned the new vegan capital of the world

Brighton dethroned Portland, Oregon, the former vegan capital of the world, to take the top spot. Portland is known worldwide for its thriving vegan scene and is considered the best vegan city in the US. Brighton is the new vegan capital of the world, according to latest research. This is the first time a city …

McDonald’s just added a vegan KitKat McFlurry to its menu

“Vegan and vegetarian meals have not been a niche trend for a long time—and we as a brand also want to and will continue to develop here.” Fast-food giant McDonald’s has added a vegan KitKat McFlurry at its locations in Germany. The new plant-based option consists of strawberry sorbet and a soft ice cream base. …

Dunkin’, Beyond Meat sued for stealing a vegan company’s patented slogan

The food giants rolled out a sandwich in 2019 with the allegedly stolen slogan “Plant-Based, Great Taste.” Dunkin’ and Beyond Meat have been sued by a vegan food producer over an alleged trademark infringement. Vegadelphia Foods claims that the food giants stole the Philadelphia company’s ‘plant-based’ slogan for their joint sandwich in 2019. Trademark battle …

Leonardo DiCaprio invests in Lewis Hamilton’s Neat Burger

The actor turned environmentalist has joined Neat Burger as a strategic investor Leonardo DiCaprio has been named one of the investors in vegan restaurant chain Neat Burger’s latest investment round. The Lewis Hamilton-backed fast-food company launched a $30 million Series B fundraise with US investors and DiCaprio has joined the group as a strategic investor. …

Vegan scrambled eggs go on sale at major UK supermarket

OGGS has launched vegan scrambled eggs in Sainsbury’s stores across the UK. UK vegan bakery brand OGGS has rolled out Scrambled OGGS, a plant-based innovation that looks and cooks just like a chicken egg and can be used to recreate breakfast classics. According to OGGS’ research, 18% of vegans miss eating eggs at breakfast time …

Lewis Hamilton-backed vegan burger chain expands to the US

Neat Burger’s first US address will be Manhattan in New York City. Vegan food chain Neat Burger is set to open its first US location in Manhattan in New York City this Autumn. The vegan food chain, which is backed by F1 champ Lewis Hamilton, offers plant-based cheese burgers, chicken burgers, hot dogs, tater tots, …

Carl Icahn blasts McDonald’s for giving ‘hollow’ responses to ‘animal welfare violations’

The billionaire activist investor has been pushing the fast-food giant to stop pulling the wool over people’s eyes, and finally deliver on its animal welfare promises. Carl Icahn, a feared investor and animal welfare advocate has called out McDonald’s  leadership for “failing” its investors and misleading the public about its animal welfare practices. The 86-year-old …

42% of US campus menus to move towards plant-based

“Any sustainability plan that’s meant to create real change—and not just be greenwashing jargon—will center on shifting from a meat-heavy menu to one that’s focused on plant-based entrées.” Hundreds of universities across the US are set to have more plant-based menu options on their menus in the coming years. The move has been initiated by …

Vegan horrified after being served bacon in McDonald’s McPlant burger

He said he was ‘let down’ by the fast-food chain. Fast food giant McDonald’s has apologized to a vegan after he found a piece of bacon in a McPlant burger. According to Birmingham Live, the vegan diner bought two McPlant burgers from a McDonald’s in Sutton Coldfield on Wednesday morning. However, the shocked Brummie customer …

Vegan dog food is safer and healthier than meat, new study finds

The study revealed that dogs on a well-balanced plant-based diet exhibited fewer signs of poor health than those on conventional dog food regimens. According to a new study, feeding your dog greens or other nutritious plant-based meals, may be healthier and less hazardous than giving them a juicy steak or conventional diets consisting of commercial, …