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Dame Joanna Lumley faces pushback from angry farmers after warning of ‘animal cruelty’

Lumley, a vegetarian for more than 40 years, said the meat and dairy industries as the “greatest source of animal cruelty on the planet”. Dame Joanna Lumley has received pushback from angry farmers for speaking the truth about animal agriculture. The acclaimed actor delivered a lecture to a packed theatre at the Oxford Literary Festival …

Paul McCartney urges Starbucks to ditch the vegan milk surcharge for ‘the future of the planet and animal welfare’

“I sincerely hope that for the future of the planet and animal welfare you are able to implement this policy.” British rock legend Paul McCartney is urging Starbucks to ditch its vegan milk surcharge. The world’s largest coffee chain currently offers five plant milks: oat, soya, almond, coconut, and its exclusive Starbucks Original Nut Blend. …

Post-Brexit Australia trade deal means UK farmers must compete with ‘cruel and unsustainable’ farming practices

“Allowing our trade deal with Australia, a laggard on climate and nature, to be a blueprint for future trade deals would be a backward step for the environment.” The newly signed UK-Australia trade deal is going to have huge implications on the environment, undermine work done by UK farmers, and lower animal welfare standards, conservation …

These UK supermarkets are ‘bombarding’ shoppers with cheap meat despite climate pledges

“Supermarkets are making it even harder for us to eat less meat by encouraging us to buy more meat than we would have, if it hadn’t been on promotion.” Britain’s biggest supermarkets are heavily promoting cheap meat, despite pledging to lead the way towards a more sustainable food system for health and climate change reasons, …

Dragon’s Den Legend Deborah Meaden ready to ‘throw money’ for vegan Stilton

“I feel fitter and better in my soul because I’ve reduced the impact on the planet. However I miss cheese. If anyone can come up with a vegan stilton I’ll throw money at them!” Dragon’s Den star Deborah Meaden has revealed that she wants to invest in a vegan Stilton company, the Mirror reports. The …

Cadbury to go vegan in new London pop-up

Customers visiting the five-day pop-up will be greeted by a free Cadbury Plant Bar. This month, following in the footsteps of Burger King, Cadbury is opening a one-of-a-kind vegan pop-up shop in Soho, London. For five days starting on 22 March, Cadbury’s unique sweet shop will welcome chocolate lovers of all kinds. This move comes on …

Galaxy to finally launch a vegan white chocolate, says Insider

While there is ‘no word yet on when / where this will be coming’, customers are already excited… Global confectionery giant Mars is adding a sixth flavour to its dairy free range with the launch of a new vegan chocolate Galaxy bar, according to an Insider. UK Snack Attack broke the news after posting an …

Council dismisses Jeremy Clarkson opposition against vegan menus

“All we are doing with our local policy is highlighting the benefits of including more plant-based food in our diet – both to ourselves and our children, our agriculture and our planet.” TV presenter Jeremy Clarkson’s protest against a vegan-only food policy has fallen on deaf ears. The Oxfordshire council has decided to go ahead …

First-ever 100% vegan cooking competition coming to US mainstream TV

The program, called Peeled, will air on US TV in the summer of 2022. Mainstream US television is all set to get its first all-vegan culinary competition show this summer. The currently under-production show is titled Peeled and is created by vegan digital platform vKind. vKind, is a leading US search platform that connects verified …

Nearly half of Brits can’t think of ditching meat to live more sustainably

The survey also found that 68% agree they aren’t doing everything they could to help the environment while 27% are confused about how best to be eco-friendly. A recent study by Hyundai found that millions of Brits can’t bear the idea of giving up meat despite a majority of them feeling guilty over how little …

Starbucks rival goes vegan, launches plant-based spring menu

“At a time when most consumers are lucky to find one plant-based option in restaurants, Peet’s is taking our commitment to the next level with a menu that highlights high quality vegan ingredients that taste delicious and have great flavor.” With the plant-based movement soaring, a major US food chain has unveiled a full-on spring …

Burger King launches two vegan Katsu burgers

“We know Katsu curry is one of the nation’s favourite flavours, so we can’t wait for people to try these twists on our classic Whopper® and Royale.” Burger King UK has introduced a Japanese-inspired Katsu Curry range, including two new meat-free katsu burgers. The katsu range is for a limited period only  and will be …