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Pro-farming group mocks plant-based food truck for setting up a stall at horse trials

A plant-based food business has sparked an online debate after a pro-farming page mocked it for doing no sales at a recently held horse event. Farmers Against Misinformation posted an image of a plant-based food van on Facebook and wrote alongside it: “The only food stand with no queue today at the Badminton Horse Trials.” …

Scientists approve vegan diets for dogs

“Overall, it looked like there were some beneficial shifts…in dogs fed the vegan diets.” New research has shown that carefully formulated vegan diets can provide adequate nutrition for dogs. The study was conducted by the University of Illinois and the results have been published in the Journal of Animal Science. It compared two vegan formulas …

8 practical ways you get your loved ones to quit eating meat

Eating meat has long been a contentious issue, with people often having strong opinions on both sides of the discussion. For those who are committed to a vegetarian or vegan lifestyle, it can be difficult to watch their loved ones continue to consume meat. However, there are ways to have a constructive and persuasive conversation …

The Lord of the Rings franchise under fire after horse dies on set for the second time

PETA renews calls for Hollywood to replace animals with CGI Amazon’s television series The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power has come under fire after a horse died during rehearsals for a season 2 scene in the UK. The horse was one of about 30 on set that day and died of cardiac …

Puma ditches kangaroo leather for  ‘better’ vegan fabric

Puma’s King soccer boots are made with vegan K-Better, a new animal-free upper material. Puma SE is officially phasing kangaroo leather out of its soccer boots this year. Instead, it will begin using a vegan fabric following rising consumer opposition to animal-made products. The German sporting goods company has redesigned its legendary KING football boot …

More than a third of Brits intend to reduce animal products this new year

Research from The Vegan Society showed that an increasing number of people are looking to reduce their consumption of meat and dairy for environmental reasons. More than one-third of Britons plan to cut back on their consumption of meat and dairy in 2023, according to a survey by the Vegan Society. The world’s oldest vegan …

What is a vegan shampoo? And 11 fantastic brands to try

Do you know which ingredients make your shampoo non-vegan? The cosmetic industry has gone through a radical shift in the last few years as more consumers become aware of the impact their purchases make. As a result, the demand for vegan hair care products has soared. Consumers are becoming more conscious of the ingredients in …

Dietitians claim plant-based diet can stunt growth of infants

The NHS Start for Life website has added information about vegan and vegetarian babies. ⁠Nutritionists and dietitians have raised concerns about the health implications of vegan diets for babies following the publication of the NHS’s vegan infant nutrition guide.   The NHS Start for Life website, which provides guidance for new parents, has added a new …

Is a raw vegan diet dangerous?

Raw-foodists claim that cooking causes ingredients to lose their vitality, important nutrients and enzymes. A lot of opinions are still divided on whether a raw vegan diet is healthy and sustainable. Some consider it an extreme way to live,  while others swear on its efficacy. There is no doubt that plant-based diets (including vegan diets) …

66-year-old athlete says he is ‘visual proof that being vegan long-term is beneficial for our minds, bodies, and self-respect as a species

The vegan athlete as a young child was warned that he had less chances of surviving because of his dietary choices. John Machin has been a lifelong vegan. He has never eaten meat and dairy. He is 66 years now, but as a young child was warned that he had less chances of surviving because …

90% of Brits acknowledge farmed animals experience similar emotions to cats and dogs, new study shows

“There is no doubt that animals are sentient, can feel pain, fear, anxiety and grief. They can also feel happy, show great affection for other animals, experience contentment and more.” A poll has found that the majority of Brits acknowledge that farmed animals experience the same emotions as cats and dogs. Charity organisation Vegan Society …

NFL quarterback Justin Fields feels ‘lighter and faster’ since going vegan

The American football quarterback for the Chicago Bears of the National Football League has been eating plant-based for more than two years. NFL star Justin Fields has credited a vegan diet for his improved athletic performance and muscle recovery. Fields, who is in his second year as a quarterback, first ditched animal products in May …