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London butcher ditches meat and replaces it with plants

A former cattle farmer is taking over a butchers in London to show customers the best vegan meat on the market. Jaap Korteweg, founder of The Vegetarian Butcher, will host the popup at butchers Hill & Szrok in East London’s Broadway Market on Monday September 30, and will serve only plant based meat. The popup …

Activists pour ‘toxic slime’ over their heads to protest leather use at London Fashion Week

Animal rights activists held a striking demonstration at London Fashion Week in which protesters poured buckets of black “toxic slime” over their heads. The action by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) aimed to raise awareness of the hazardous waste associated with the leather industry. Signs on buckets of slime read “Leather Is …

Lewis Hamilton launches global vegan burger restaurant franchise

Vegan Formula 1 champ Lewis Hamilton is launching a vegan burger chain starting with a site in London. The animal lover’s new venture named Neat Burger has ambitions to open 14 sites globally in the next two years. Hamilton is working with Beyond Meat investor Tommaso Chiabra and hospitality company The Cream Group to launch …

‘Huge drugs bust’ at Gatwick Airport was actually vegan cake ingredients

Vegan chefs be warned: You might want to label your ingredients and even bring samples if you don’t want to be arrested the next time you head through the airport. BTP Sussex (British Transport Police) have issued a warning after a mix-up led them to believe they had discovered a ‘huge drugs bust’ at Gatwick …

Record Turnout as over 12,000 activists attend the Animal Rights March in London

The yearly event was organized for the 3rd time by vegan activist collective Surge and volunteer movement Animal Rebellion – a mass volunteer movement that campaigns to end animal agriculture and uses non-violent civil disobedience tactics to be heard.  The rally marched through London from Hyde Park towards Parliament Square, and halted at Trafalgar Square …

London university bans beef on campus to fight climate change

London’s Goldsmiths University has banned the sale of beef in all cafes and shops on campus in an effort to reduce its carbon footprint. When the new academic year starts this September, no food outlets will stock beef as the university attempts to become carbon neutral by 2025. The campus will also introduce a 10p …

Animal rights poster campaign launched across London

Animal rights group Surge has launched a striking poster campaign across London to encourage the public to think twice about their food choices.  Posters have been launched across the UK capital with messages such as ‘can we really call ourselves a nation of animal lovers?’ beside shocking imagery. Surge explained the belief that it takes …

Infamous Protester Filmed Eating Raw Meat At Small Vegan Cafe And Chanting: ‘You’re Mentally Ill’

Infamous anti-vegan protester Sv3rige has taken his demonstrations up a notch by targeting a small cafe in London where he ate raw meat and scuffled with employees. The protester walked into Essential Vegan in Shoreditch, casually sat down at a table and began eating a skinned squirrel. Sv3rige was accompanied by other vegan-haters for support, …

Smirking chef taunts vegan activists with dead ducks at Michelin-starred restaurant

A Michelin-starred restaurant chef taunted animal rights activists with two dead ducks for protesting in his venue. Campaigners from Direct Action Everywhere (DXE) targeted The Square in Mayfair, London, UK as the restaurant serves foie gras. Executive chef Clément Leroy met the group with a smirk on his face, proudly holding two dead ducks. The …

15 best places for vegan cream tea in London 2019

For vegans who love an afternoon tea, sometimes it can be tricky to find somewhere to satisfy your sweet tooth. When it comes to afternoon tea, a lot of options are off limits – eggs, cream, butter and milk seem to feature quite heavily in a lot of afternoon tea menus, so when you find …

10 best places for vegan sushi in London 2019

Sushi is a staple for anyone who’s hungry and on the go in London. Plus, if you’re vegan there can be loads of amazing sushi options that are both healthy and plant based. Forget worrying about whether you might be accidentally consuming fish or meat products, with these top 10 places for vegan sushi in …

23 best places for vegan fast food in London 2019

1. Temple Of Seitan The pinnacle of vegan fast food, TOS is a force to be reckoned with. As its name suggests, seitan is the centerpiece here – think wings, wraps, burgers, beef-style included – but also sides such as bacon-topped mac and cheese, coleslaw and gravy. If you still have any v-skeptics to impress, …