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China officially bans dog meat just weeks ahead of Yulin’s horrific dog festival

The Chinese Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs has excluded dogs from the livestock list stating dogs are ‘companion animals’. According to China’s Directory of Genetic Resources of Livestock and Poultry, dogs can no longer be commercially bred, raised, traded and transported in line with the country’s Animal Husbandry Law.    The Ministry noted that dogs were …

Slutty Vegan to donate thousands of Impossible burgers to Atlanta’s front-line responders

The vegan eatery has partnered with Impossible Foods to serve Atlanta’s fire stations, police departments, and waste management centers.  Slutty Vegan ATL and Impossible Foods have teamed up to set up an ongoing meal support program for first responders in the Atlanta community. The vegan eatery has already been providing free meals to hospitals and …

Pizza Hut and KFC menus to feature Beyond Meat products in China

China has become the new hotspot for plant-based foods. Beyond Meat products will soon be sold in KFC and Pizza Hut outlets in China, reports reveal. Both chains are owned by Yum China Holdings, which recently trialled plant-based chicken nuggets from US agribusiness Cargill in its KFC outlets in Shanghai, Shenzhen, and Guangzhou. Following the …

Alicia Silverstone’s son is a ‘calm boy’ because of his vegan diet

The actress has extolled the benefits of going vegan seeing the positive changes in her and her son’s life.  Alicia Silverstone’s son- Bear, is 9 years old and the proud mama says she has never had discipline issues with him. According to the 43-year-old, Bear’s vegan diet, which he has been following since a baby …

Morrisons launches vegan boxes with free next day delivery to make food easily available amid lockdown

The meal boxes contain everyday essentials and loads of other food items to keep you stocked up for the week. Morrisons has released a fully vegan essentials box containing food enough to feed 2 people for a week amid the coronavirus lockdown. The box priced at £35 contains 23 items, which include everything from fresh …

Singing superstar Harry Styles doesn’t eat meat

‘I don’t eat meat,’ said the former One Direction squad member in a recent interview. In an interview with NPR after performing for the network’s Tiny Desk Concert series, Styles answered some of host Stephen Thompson’s questions. While the interview was about their mutual love for Green Bay Packers- Wisconsin’s NFL team, Styles shed some …

Daily Harvest launches 4 vegan ice cream flavours just in time for summer

Daily Harvest has created a new vegan line up of ice creams combining a coconut base with a variety of natural, healthy ingredients. The organic vegan meal delivery service- Daily Harvest, is known to offer delicious and wholesome plant-based smoothies, soups and bowls in an effort to provide customers healthy and convenient plant-based meals that …

Kevin Hart says going plant-based has made him ‘more vibrant, more up and at it’

‘I’m a plant-based eater and not on some strict, crazy diet.’ In a recent podcast with Joe Rogan, Kevin Hart gave an insight of his life post his near-death experience and the changes he has made to lead a healthier life and reach his fitness goals. Among the many things he discussed, he told Rogan …

Rare white stork chicks hatch in the UK for the first time in 600 years

Storks, who often symbolize the birth of a new baby have hatched their own for the first time in centuries through a successful breeding program. As part of the White Stork Project (WSP), nature conservation organizations, which include the Roy Dennis Wildlife Foundation, Cotswold Wildlife Park, Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust, and the Warsaw Zoo along …