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KFC accepts a third of its chickens suffer severe painful inflammation

‘They have a lot of progress to make, but we’re very happy that they’ve come out with this level of public data and transparency which they can now be held accountable on’ KFC’s first-ever chicken welfare report reveals poor animal welfare. The report states that more than a third of the chickens in the fast food’s …

Tesco to launch a ‘complete plant-based holiday experience’ for Christmas day

‘We’ve got everything from amazing new centerpieces that will totally wow the family, through to plant-based versions of favorite trimmings’ Tesco has announced its festive offering for 2020 and it features new impressive plant-based dishes plus its 2019 Christmas favorite: The Plant Chef Pigless Blankets for a starter or side. This year’s highlight includes a …

Italian fashion group Prada just banned Kangaroo leather

Prada joins other top fashion houses and designers including Versace, Victoria Beckham, Chanel, and Paul Smith in banning leather made from kangaroos. Italian fashion giant Prada, which owns brands including Prada, Miu Miu, Car Shoe, and Church’s has banned kangaroo skins from its product line. Prada’s decision follows pressure from the animal rights’ group LAV, …

Valentino becomes first luxury brand to ban Alpaca wool following exposé

‘Kind shoppers can do their part by steering clear of alpaca fleece and opting for chic, PETA-approved vegan clothing that no animal had to suffer for’ Top luxury fashion brand Valentino has announced it will stop using alpaca fleece in its garments from the end of 2021 making it the first major luxury brand to …

‘Distressing’ footage reveals ‘severe animal suffering’ on chicken farms supplying Tesco, Ocado and others

‘The abuses we found are horrific and this unchecked cruelty must come to an end.’ A new undercover exposé revealed ‘severe animal suffering’ on eight British chicken farms across Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire, reported The Independent. All the farms in question are Red Tractor certified and operated by Moy Park – one of Europe’s 10 biggest …

Two stunning captive beluga whales finally rescued and released into Iceland sea sanctuary

Two beluga whales lived in a Chinese aquarium for nine years before they were rescued. British charity the Sea Life Trust has rescued two female beluga whales from an aquarium in China. Little Grey and Little White, who spent nearly a decade living in captivity after being captured at a very young age off the …

UK tofu sales surged by 82% during the lockdown

‘It’s no surprise that many consumers have switched to plant-based alternatives during the COVID-19 pandemic, whether that be for convenience, cost, or concern for their own wellbeing, the environment and the rights of animals’ Data from consumer insight company Kantar Worldpanel showed an 81.7 percent increase in the UK sales of tofu during the 12 …

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 …

Vegan model activist to plead guilty for allegedly stealing pigs in animal rights protest

The model is facing an indictment offense charge for just ‘rescuing piglets that were in a factory farm’ A bikini model and vegan animal activist accused of stealing piglets from a piggery near Toowoomba, southern Queensland last year will plead guilty to the criminal charges. Lauren Ann McGeachin previously posted Instagram videos of the late-night …

JK Rowling blasted for wearing £900 coat with real fur

The author was spotted in a Canada Goose coat. JK Rowling has been criticized for wearing fur – by animal rights charity PETA. The Harry Potter author was recently photographed wearing a £900 green coyote fur-trimmed Canada Goose parka while on a family trip to Iceland, reported the Scottish Sun. Now PETA, has begged Rowling, …

Shaken Udder releases plant-based milkshakes targeting UK’s 25 million flexitarians

Popular milkshake brand Shaken Udder has launched coconut-based drinks in strawberry and chocolate flavours as popularity for dairy-free alternatives soar. Popular UK milkshake brand Shaken Udder has entered the alt-dairy market with the launch of its sister brand Shaken Other offering plant-based drinks. The brand’s move whilst aiming to target the nation’s 25 million flexitarians, …