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This 97-year-old stops medications and starts walking after going vegan for a year

The nonagenarian, who recently completed her first year as a vegan feels the diet has left her feeling “thrilled”, “happy” and “healthy” An ailing, struggling to walk 96-year-old on heavy medications for multiple diseases, successfully turned her life around after adopting a plant-based way of life, and a year later, a week after celebrating her …

Kelly Osbourne sheds 85 pounds following a plant-based diet

‘I used to think being a vegan was boring. Now I have more fun with food now than I ever have before’ Actress, singer and former reality star Kelly Osbourne has transformed her “little dumpling body” and she revealed that in her post on Instagram. According to Osbourne, she is 85 pounds’ (six stone)  lighter …

Octavia Spencer stars in Beyond Meat’s first-ever ‘Go Beyond’ TV ad

‘We have a vision of a future where we can continue to eat what we love through the creation of delicious, nutritious options without the use of GMOs or synthetic ingredients.’ Beyond Meat has launched its first-ever TV commercial starring Octavia Spencer along with a cameo by NFL star Todd Gurley. The ad debuted during …

Vietnam bans wild animal imports and markets in COVID-19 crackdown

‘This rapacious appetite for wildlife is endangering not just these species’ survival, but is endangering people’s lives too’ A new directive signed by Vietnam Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc bans wildlife imports including eggs, organs or body parts.  It also announces a crackdown on illegal hunting, killing or advertising of wild animals. The move comes …

Vegan biodesign startup raises $91 million for extensive animal-free collagen and gelatin production

‘Our goal is to make it ridiculously easy for iconic brands to build sustainable products’ Vegan collagen manufacturer Geltor has raised $91.3 million in a Series B investment round led by alternative protein investor CPT Capital. The Silicon Valley biodesign startup, which makes animal free bioavailable proteins, intends to use the new capital to expand its …

Plant-based food market to be worth $74.2 billion by 2027, says report

The plant-based food industry is projected to see tremendous growth worldwide as consumers re-evaluate their diets driven by a combination of environmental, ethical and health concerns. A “Plant Based Food Market” report has predicted that the plant-based market will grow at a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of 11.9 percent from 2020- 2027.  The report released …

Patriots’ Cam Newton says he’s ‘Vegan Strong’ in new PETA ad

‘I’ve seen such a remarkable change in the way my body responds to the food that I eat’ Patriots’ quarterback Cam Newton feels like a ‘rookie’ again after going vegan last year. The New England footballer made the change after an injury plagued 2019 season ended his nine-year association with the Panthers franchise in Carolina. …

Kate Hudson to launch plant-based body nutrition company: ‘I’m So Excited to Bring This to You’

‘We really wanted to make sure that there was something for everybody and that it could be versatile’ Last week, Hollywood star Kate Hudson announced that she is set to launch a plant-based “body nutrition” company next month. Her new business venture called INBLOOM is “a natural extension” of what she’s been building with Fabletics- …

24-year-old, who spent £10,000 on acne remedies clears her skin ‘by turning vegan’

‘After years of trying different treatments for my skin, I decided to completely change my lifestyle and habits’ Make-up artist Ivana Kostova, from Bow, east London has cleared her chronic acne issues by turning to a vegan diet and drinking more water. The 24-year-old first broke out in spots at the age of 11. To …

German slaughterhouse reports mass outbreak of new coronavirus cases after lockdown rules eased

‘As long as you don’t change this structure, you will always have these mass outbreaks in the meat industry’ Germany is facing its largest local Covid-19 outbreak after more than 650 slaughterhouse workers tested positive for the virus at a meat processing plant in the western state of North Rhine-Westphalia. Toennies, the company that owns …

25% of millennial Brits say a vegan diet is more appealing following COVID-19

‘Cutting out animal protein may be seen as a way of tackling the climate crisis, showing compassion for nature, and boosting one’s own nutrient intake.’ According to Mintel’s new research, which was carried among 2,000 British internet users aged +16 between 23rd April – 7th May, over one in 10 Brits (12%) agreed the COVID-19 …