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‘We expect costs to come down’ says Starbucks CEO in demands to ditch vegan milk tax

The coffee chain has addressed the demands to eliminate upcharges on vegan milk in their annual shareholders’ meeting.  At its annual shareholders’ meeting, Starbucks addressed PETA’s question on removing the upcharge on vegan milks. PETA bought stocks in the company last December in order to partake in Starbucks’s annual meetings and continue its stance on …

Vietnam to clamp down on billion dollar wild animal trade industry

Vietnam has announced plans to shut down the country’s billion dollar wildlife industry by stamping out illegal trading and consumption of animals. The country’s prime minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has directed the country’s agriculture minister to stamp out the industry following the outbreak of coronavirus – which stemmed from a meat market in China which …

Jane Goodall urges people to show ‘love and compassion for the animals who are with us on this planet,’ in COVID-19 message

The conservationist has recorded a powerful message urging people to realize the extent to which humans exploit animals for food, entertainment and other selfish motives. Amidst the coronavirus pandemic that has now infected more than 8,59,032 and killed over 42,322 globally at the time of writing, leading primatologist Dr. Jane Goodall shared a video message in which …

Miley Cyrus brings home a rescue puppy and urges others to adopt abandoned animals amid pandemic

‘Many families have had to surrender their pets after losing jobs, wages or housing security’, leaving many animals in need. Vegan singer Miley Cyrus and boyfriend Cody Simpson adopted a new dog in order to help the helpless animals abandoned during the ongoing lockdown period. Simpson shared photos of their new pet – a Shepard …

Plant-based diets ‘help prevent asthma and manage symptoms’, says study

A new study has highlighted that plant-based foods can improve one’s chances against respiratory illnesses including asthma and COVID-19. A new study published in the online journal Nutrition Reviews examines the role of a plant-based diet in the management and prevention of asthma. With the ongoing COVID-19 virus affecting respiratory pathways, experts believe the findings …

Millions of newborn male cows set for brutal export journeys to Middle East as Irish dairy industry booms

The number of unwanted newborn male cows who will be shipped from Ireland to Europe and the Middle East in horrific conditions is set to drastically increase this year. The dairy industry in Ireland has boomed in recent years and farmers are cashing in on lucrative exports of newborn males cows.  The total number of …

‘Seafood’ now contains 283% more parasites than it did in 1980s

The study is important from ‘a public health standpoint, and for understanding what’s going on with marine mammal populations that aren’t thriving.’ A study led by the University of Washington called – “It’s a Wormy World” – has shown that fish including Sashimi, nigiri and other forms of raw fish are carrying 283 times more …

UK’s top 10 best vegan kebabs revealed in PETA’s new list

The vegan kebabs will “thrill diners with classic-tasting cuisine that doesn’t involve the grilled flesh of gentle animals,” says PETA. Animal rights organization-PETA has released a list of the top 10 places to find vegan kebabs in the UK. According to PETA, these outlets serve tasty plant-based dishes with “moreish meaty flavour,” and “zero cruelty.” …

Beijing promotes traditional Chinese medicine as coronavirus cure

Officials in Beijing have been providing coronavirus patients traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), claiming the remedies cure the deadly virus.  Beijing has increasingly turned to traditional sources, with the Ministry of Science and Technology reporting that 85% of all patients have been given TCM.  One so-called cure for the virus is a bag of brown soup …

Kat Von D urges people to stop hoarding, donates entire supply of tattoo shop’s gloves and aprons to local hospital

‘This type of hoarding has created massive shortages in hospitals leaving doctors, nurses and health workers dangerously ill-equipped to take care of patients and protect themselves.’ With medical workers and local hospitals facing an acute shortage of gloves and masks amid the coronavirus outbreak, vegan makeup mogul Kat von D donated her shop’s entire supply …