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Danielle Fishel launches vegan and cruelty-free hair care line

Actor Danielle Fishel has launched a new vegan hair care line named Be Free. Danielle Fishel -the sassy Topanga Lawrence of the 90s sitcom “Boy Meets World,” that held the world in awe with her long voluminous tresses is back, only this time she is here to launch her collection of hair products loaded with …

“Disposable toys”: 2,000 baby chicks given to school children to counter phone addiction

Animal rights activists have slammed a bizarre plan to combat mobile phone addiction in Indonesia by giving school children live chicks to raise. The idea has been launched by Oded M. Danial, the mayor of the city of Bandung in the province of West Java, Indonesia.  The administration has handed out 2,000 live chicks to …

Vegan sashimi to debut in the UK

Vegan ZeaStar has announced plans to roll out its plant-based sashimi in other countries starting with the UK. After introducing the 100% plant-based sashimi at the Jumbo Food Market in Groningen and  on the menus of the Vegan Junk Food Bars in Amsterdam and Rotterdam last year, the Dutch firm- Vegan ZeaStar (formerly known as …

“Plant-based” searches spike after release of “The Game Changers”

Google trends has shown that searches for the term ‘plant-based’ has skyrocketed following the documentary’s Netflix release in October. The Game Changers movie that showcases several elite athletes who have ditched meat and adopted a vegan lifestyle has piqued people’s curiosity. Data from Google trends shows that after “The Game Changers” debuted on Netflix, searches …

Los Angeles Lakers announces partnership With Beyond Meat

NBA team Los Angeles Lakers has partnered with Beyond Meat to promote veganism amongst sports fans. In line with its Go Beyond™ campaign announced in February, vegan start- up Beyond Meat collaborated with Los Angeles Lakers to introduce passionate and loyal sports fans to a plant-based lifestyle. “At Beyond Meat, our goal is to provide …

Vegan sues Burger King for serving Impossible Whopper cooked on meat grill

A vegan customer has sued Burger King for serving a meatless Whopper fried on a meat grill. After being accused of abating massive deforestation across Latin America, Burger king has been embroiled in another controversy after Phillip Williams, a vegan filed a class-action lawsuit against the fast-food giant. Williams complained that he bought an Impossible …

HCC launches £250,000 massive meat campaign as plant-based market soars

Hybu Cig Cymru – Meat Promotion Wales (HCC) has launched a new multimedia campaign to publicize the sustainability and health benefits of ‘Welsh meat’. The meat organisational body is leaving no stone unturned in promoting how ‘sustainable and healthy’ Welsh meat products are, and has invested heavily having ‘dipped into its financial reserve’ to chalk …

New BBC show investigates impact of meat consumption on the planet

BBC has attempted to show how meat production affects our world in new ‘Meat: A Threat To Our Planet?’ show. The new documentary scheduled to air on November 25 will see presenter Liz Bonnin traveling to corners of the world attempting to unravel the meat industry and its impact on our planet and its resources. …

Meat eaters are eating more plant-based foods than vegetarians and vegans, reveals study

A report released by the NPD market research firm has indicated that meat eaters are trying out more and more plant-based foods than vegetarians and vegans. The NPD group’s study –“The Future of Plant-Based Snapshot,” reveals that ninety percent of plant-based consumers are not vegetarian or vegan. According to NPD’s analysis, shifting consumer tastes, long …

Plant based diet may prevent cognitive decline, reveals study

New research published in a leading scientific journal indicates that following a plant-based diet lowers the risk of cognitive decline as individuals get older.  Life expectancy of people around the world has increased and UN statistics estimate that the global population aged 80 years or over will be around 425 million by 2050 from around …

The Netherlands to introduce tax on animal slaughter

The Dutch animal welfare party has proposed to levy a tax on slaughterhouses in a bid to tackle climate issues. Earlier this month the Dutch Party for the Animals submitted the initiative, which will be further developed by the party’s MP Lammert van Raan, making the Netherlands the first country in the world to effectively …

This company will pay people £2000 to go vegan for three months

Participants will be paid £2000 each if they successfully ditch meat and meat products for three months. A UK based supplement brand-WeAreFeel is conducting a study to determine whether a vegan diet affects a person’s nutrient levels. It also wants to establish whether a supplement can help in making up any nutrient deficiency if observed. …