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JUST is gearing for a stupendous 2020 with improved liquid egg formula, new frozen folded version of its plant-based egg, and a bigger facility to scale up production.

The mung bean-based vegan egg has been a huge hit with consumers and the company is looking to become bigger, better and cheaper with its new products. While JUST’s vegan egg product enjoys first place in the liquid egg substitute product category based on point-of-sale data from IRI that considers average store sales per week, …

Lewis Hamilton is inspired by Joaquin Phoenix’s Oscar Speech to use his voice ‘more’ to help heal the world

Lewis Hamilton has praised Joaquin Phoenix for leading the way and wants to follow in the ‘Joker’ star’s footsteps in standing up for animal rights and using ‘his voice for the greater good’. While Joaquin Phoenix’s acceptance speech that spotlighted the brutalities of the dairy industry, which include artificially inseminating cows, separating calves from their …

75% of Antarctic chinstrap penguin colonies have disappeared over the past 50 years thanks to global warming

Researchers surveying the Antarctica island have reported that some penguin colonies have declined by more than three quarters due to acute krill shortage brought on by reduced sea ice and warmer oceans. A team of scientists from the two U.S. universities of Stony Brook and Northeastern joined a Greenpeace expedition to Western Antarctica from Jan. …

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announces $10 billion fund to tackle climate change

Jeff Bezos has announced the Bezos Earth Fund, an initiative that will fund efforts working to mitigate the growing concerns of climate change.  56-year-old Jeff Bezos has decided to give away 7.7% of his estimated net worth ($130 billion) to address the global climate crisis. Announcing the news in an Instagram post, he wrote that …

Vegan Saudi prince believes plant-based meat will be cheaper than animal flesh by 2025

The vegan prince of the desert, a force behind several plant-based start-ups has predicted that with technology, innovation and large-scale production, alt-meat products will be cheaper than its meat counterparts in a span of five years.   Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed is a passionate vegan and the founder and chief executive of KBW Ventures, a mission-driven …

Lewis Hamilton slams barbaric shark fin trade and expresses disgust

Vegan Race car champion Lewis Hamilton has spoken out against the brutal practice of shark finning calling it “barbaric” and “disgusting”.  The five-time Formula One race car champion condemned the shark fin trade after U.S. wildlife inspectors busted a consignment that contained 1,400 pounds of dried shark fins at a Miami port on Monday, January …

EU spends €200m a year promoting meat, despite being urged to implement ‘meat tax’ for the climate

The European Commission has been funding campaigns that promote consumption of meat because ‘fake reports’ of their negative impacts on health and climate are hurting sales of these agricultural products.  Despite committing to reduce emissions in the European Union by at least 40% by 2030 in the  the Paris climate agreement, the EU still spends …

Teens cows are just as moody as teenagers, study shows

A study has shown that pubescent cows and teenagers go through the same range of emotions in adolescence. A team of scientists at the University of British Columbia reported that puberty and hormonal changes affect a cow’s personality similar to what humans go through in their adolescent years. In the study, published in  Royal Society …

Snow monkeys forced into degrading circus performances in Japan

Animal trainers in Japan have come under fire for forcing macaques into degrading performances which experts say would cause them great anxiety.  Despite being idolised in traditional Japanese performances, the animals are exploited by owners who train them to play football matches among many other demanding tricks in front of excited spectators.  A theatre in …

Reward offer after infamous Croydon Cat Killer ‘decapitates kitten’

The discovery of a decapitated kitten thought to be killed by the infamous Croydon Cat Killer has led animal rights activists to offer a £2,000 reward for anyone who helps catch the killer. A distraught pet owner revealed that their cat Neo had been brutally murdered in Brackley, Northamptonshire, UK. The incident has been linked …

Activists sue USDA over abuse of millions of pigs too sick and injured to walk

Animal rights activists have sued the US Department of Agriculture over accusations officials have neglected their responsibilities to protect millions of slaughterhouse pigs who are so sick and injured they are unable to walk. A lawsuit was filed in New York by animal welfare groups Farm Sanctuary, Animal Legal Defense Fund, Animal Outlook, Animal Welfare …