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Piers Morgan eats Big Mac to spite vegan protester on live TV

The anti-vegan TV host told the vegan activist: “It’s a free country, it’s a democracy, and I’m allowed to eat meat, and I’m certainly allowed to eat meat when someone kills bees to feed their avocado habit minds.” Piers Morgan has once again tried to get under the skin of vegans. The controversial TV host …

Zac Efron ditches vegan diet because his body wasn’t ‘processing the vegetables in the right way’

Zac Efron has supported animal rights in the past, but said going vegan didn’t work out for his body. Zac Efron who was vegan for two years has returned to eating animal products claiming his body couldn’t process vegetables. The Baywatch star, 34, spoke about his diet in a recent interview with Men’s Health. According …

Animal Rebellion protestors spray white paint across parliament wall as disruption to dairy processing and distribution sites continues

Animal Rebellion wants the new Prime Minister to step up and support farmers and fishing communities to move away from animal farming and help them forge a “plant-based future”. Yesterday, campaign group Animal Rebellion sprayed white paint- representing milk- on the gates and walls outside Parliament near Big Ben, while protestors emptied milk bottles of …

Petition for an EU ban on animal testing for cosmetics racks up over 1.4 million signatures

The petition gathered a whopping 1,413,383 signatures. For a record-breaking second time, more than one million people across the European Union have demanded an end to animal testing. The Save Cruelty Free Cosmetics/End Animal Testing European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI) which called on the European Commission to end the cruel use of animals in cosmetics and …

Vegan restaurant opts to serve meat due to lack of business

“Hospitality is increasingly tough and continuing as a purely vegan restaurant has not been sustainable for a considerable amount of time.” A former fully vegan restaurant has decided to introduce meat on the menu after it failed to rally enough plant-based customers to its eatery. The Mango Tree in Taunton, Somerset, which boasted that plant-based …

2,500 wild animals in Zimbabwe relocated after climate change threatens survival

According to officials, climate crisis is replacing poaching as the biggest threat to wildlife With a prolonged dry spell parching large swathes of Zimbabwe, the country has decided to relocate more than 2,500 wild animals from a southern reserve to one in the north to improve their chances of survival. Rewild Zambezi – one of …

UK not ready to follow France and Germany in ending the slaughter of day-old male chicks

Around 29 million male chicks are slaughtered each year in the UK. According to UK farmers and breeding companies, supermarkets are stalling measures that can end the culling of male chicks in the egg industry, The Guardian reports. It is common practice to kill male chicks shortly after birth worldwide since they are widely regarded …

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 …

Vegan contestants eliminated from Amazing Race for refusing to skin a goat

The vegan contestants decided they couldn’t skin goat hides. “If it sends us home, it sends us home.” In this week’s episode of the Amazing Race Australia,  contestants Bren and Anja were eliminated after they refused to attempt a task that required them to skin goat hides in Marrakesh. The challenge for the round was …

Irish farmers face calls to reduce cow numbers by 1 million to meet climate targets

The emission targets for agriculture sparked protests from the farming community, while conservationists stressed ‘for a relentless focus’ on action. Farmers in Ireland are facing calls to reduce its number of cattle after the government laid down emission targets to tackle the climate crisis. Ireland’s 135,000 farms produce 37.5% of national emissions, the highest proportion …

Stella McCartney launches vegan skin care line that raises the bar on “conscious” beauty

“I obviously wanted to do the cleanest skin care that we could do in luxury, the purest of the pure.” Stella McCartney is the latest celebrity to venture into the beauty industry, having launched her clean and sustainable skincare brand, STELLA. The tightly curated lineup is created in collaboration with LVMH and has only three …

Vegan KitKats make a comeback in the UK

The vegan KitKats are likely to cost more this time round. Vegan chocolate lovers can rejoice! Nestlé’s highly-sought after vegan KitKat bars are coming back to the UK. The KitKat V which has been pegged as one of the biggest launches of a vegan alternative of a major confectionery brand made its debut last year. It …