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Top 10 pioneers of modern vegan high dining

Veganism has revolutionized the culinary world. It has launched a health kick into modern culture and, has shown the average person that the old adage “you are what you eat?” really is true. Most people think that being vegan is like having your 5 a day on steroids, a fairly bland life comprised of kale …

New ‘Moo Free’ vegan chocolate range to be stocked in 413 Marks and Spencer stores across UK

Moo Free has launched a new vegan chocolate range in UK supermarket Marks and Spencer. The ethics-focused brand has partnered with the premium supermarket to launch its vegan ‘milk’ chocolate bars across 413 food halls. Co-founder Mike Jessop told Totally Vegan Buzz in a statement: “This is a perfect partnership between two quality and ethics-focused businesses. …

Vegan vending machines filled with healthy snacks, chocolate, crisps and sandwiches are now a thing

New vegan vending machines containing healthy snacks, chocolate, crisps, wraps and sandwiches are hitting the streets. The machines full of plant-based treats are popping up on the streets of Bristol, UK thanks to up-and-coming company Vegan Vend, and the business plans to expand across the country. The group secured funding on a Kickstarter campaign to …

Sainsbury’s, Morrisons, Waitrose and Lidl urgently recall ‘vegan’ products which contain milk

Major supermarkets have been forced to recall a long list of products which are advertised as vegan, but have been discovered to contain milk. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) reported numerous products which cause a potential danger to the health of people with lactose intolerance or allergies. The news will also anger vegans, who avoid any …

NHS slammed for ‘Discriminatory’ scheme to give parents and pregnant women free dairy milk

The NHS has been criticised for discriminating against vegans after it introduced a scheme which provides free cow’s milk and animal-derived supplements to pregnant women. The Healthy Start voucher scheme provides vouchers for pregnant women or mothers with children under the age of four – if they are either under 18 or receiving benefits. The …

‘Vegan’ snack recalled after investigators find it’s dangerous for people with milk intolerance

Snack company Graze has been forced to recall a product labelled as ‘vegan’ after investigators found it contained milk. The Food Standards Agency said the Sea Salt and Vinegar Veg Crunchers were a ‘health risk’ for people with milk allergy and intolerance. The blunder by Graze not only poses a risk to safety of consumers, …

10 ingredients which will revolutionize your vegan baking

So you’ve gone vegan, but you miss all the delicious desserts you used to make. Navigating the world of baking without eggs, cream and butter may seem hopeless, but don’t worry – the plant kingdom has got you covered. Many plant foods have properties similar to their animal counterparts, so you can still have all …

Pizza Hut launches full UK vegan menu, America asks: ‘Where’s our f***ing vegan pizza?!’

Pizza Hut has introduced a full vegan menu to all restaurants across the UK following the success of its first vegan pizza. Great news for the UK, but vegans across the world, and in the US in particular, are asking why they have been ‘tossed aside’ and given no vegan cheese to satisfy their cravings. …

Waitrose adds 14 new plant-based products as interest in its vegan range doubles

UK supermarket Waitrose has increased its vegan offer with 14 new products, bringing the total in its new plant-based range to 65. The move is a reaction to skyrocketing demand, as the retailer revealed searches for ‘vegan’ on its website have doubled in the last year, and increased by 67% for the word ‘vegetarian’. Chloe …

Vegan burgers make you fuller, happier and healthier than meat, study finds

Vegan burgers make you feel fuller for longer than the meat equivalent and are beneficial for regulating blood sugar and weight, a new study has revealed. The study published in the journal Nutrients found that a plant-based diet helps to promote beneficial gut hormones. In the research, hormone levels created by a veggie burger were …

Vegan chef feeds customers’ hair with bananas and beetroot

A vegan cafe is using leftover fruit and vegetables including beetroot, bananas and maple syrup to ‘feed’ its customers’ hair. Claire Alker creates mixtures of ingredients to create vegan shampoos, conditioners and dyes for her customers. She treats customers above the cafe at her hairdressers ‘The Hair Chef’ – which uses the slogan ‘Feed Your …

Pregnant vegan falls ‘extremely sick’ from dairy pizza amid Papa John’s vegan cheese chaos

Papa John’s delighted UK vegans with the launch of plant-based cheese pizzas this year, but joy quickly turned to anger and illness as the company repeatedly delivered the dairy version to unsuspecting vegans. The delivery chain has introduced pizzas made with Bute Island’s Sheese in place of dairy cheese, but vegans have been sharing horror stories …