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Greggs launches first ‘eco-shop’ as part of new sustainability pledge

The bakery chain aims to have 250 of its shops featuring elements from this bespoke eco- format by the end of 2022. Greggs, the largest bakery chain in the UK, has opened its first eco-shop to trail the store’s future sustainability initiatives. The new shop in Northampton’s Great Billing, is a ‘brand new and bespoke …

Two servings of fish a week linked to skin cancer, indicates study

The Brown University Study presented that fish laden with bio-contaminants like mercury are a likely cause. Emerging evidence has shown that eating fish twice a week could make it more likely to develop a potentially fatal form of skin cancer. According to recent research by a Brown University team, a typical daily intake of fish …

Prince Khaled invests in dairy-free ice cream: Eclipse Foods closes $40 million funding round

“Everyone wants to eat things that taste great and have the additional boon of being kinder to the earth,” the vegan prince said. Prince Khaled bin Alaweed has been named one of the investors in plant-based dairy brand, Eclipse Foods’ latest investment round.  The Oakland-based brand secured a staggering $40 million in the series B …

35% of Brits are now buying less or no meat at all, new survey shows

Rising food costs are motivating Brits to adjust their diets. While vegan food has always been branded more expensive than its meat counterpart, a new survey has busted this myth by showing that Brits are changing their eating habits with more individuals ditching meat in favor of vegan food. The survey The Vegan Society hosted …

81% of military personnel want plant-based meals, new survey reveals

“As the US military continues to seek ways to best support the overall health and diverse needs of its loyal service members, we’re calling on lawmakers to require all branches of the military to provide plant-based MRE options.” The majority of US military members want vegan Meals, Ready to Eat (MRE), according to a new …

Burger King adds two new Impossible burgers in the US

“Since launching the Impossible Whopper in 2019, our guests have continued to express their excitement about the introduction of new plant-based items at Burger King.” Burger King has upped its meat-free options yet again. It has added two new Impossible Burger menu items across the US. Starting 27th June, the updated menu will feature the …

New study shows that potatoes can be as good as animal milk for building muscle

“Muscle protein synthesis rates following the ingestion of 30 grams of potato protein do not differ from rates observed after ingesting an equivalent amount of milk protein,” the study lead author said. Plant protein derived from certain foods can be as efficient as animal milk for muscle synthesis, suggests a new study. According to research …

Mars just launched a ‘perfect’ vegan milk chocolate bar

“At Mars, we bring our consumer-passion to innovation, developing on-trend innovations that support a world where both people and the planet thrive.” Mars has just released its first vegan milk chocolate bar in the US. The confectionary giant has partnered with Perfect Day, Inc., to launch CO2COA – an earth-friendly and animal-free chocolate innovation. The …

Kourtney Kardashian and Travis Barker promote vegan chicken in new seductive campaign

The couple shot a saucy seductive campaign showing how much they love each other and plant-based chicken. Following in the footsteps of sister Kim, who joined Beyond Meat as the company’s first Chief Taste Consultant, elder sister Kourtney Kardashian is endorsing plant-based chicken company, Daring. She and husband Travis Barker are stars of a saucy …

Walmart drops coconut milk brand linked to forced monkey labour

Vegan charity PETA led two investigations and found ‘the use of chained and caged monkeys in Thailand’s coconut-picking industry’. Walmart has dropped a major coconut milk brand after allegations of forced monkey labour surfaced. The American supermarket chain no longer sells Chaokoh – one of Thailand’s most popular coconut milk brands – in stores and …

Nation’s first 100% cruelty-free, vegan 24/7 convenience store opens in California

“It’s time for retail to robustly advocate for sustainability, animal welfare and healthy products that aren’t derived from abusing animals.” For the first time ever, a 24/7 vegan convenience store has opened in North America’s San Francisco Bay Area to help champion sustainability and animal welfare whilst catering to consumers’ everyday needs. Located in a …

One more vegan ad banned this week – this time for showing animals in distress

The watchdog banned ads by Vegan Friendly UK and Tesco amid claims of gratuitous violence and misleading information. The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has banned one more vegan TV ad this week over claims that it shows “graphic imagery and gratuitous violence” towards animals. This censure comes on the heels of the UK watchdog banning …