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Ricky Gervais Promotes Petition To Outlaw A New Beagle Breeding Centre For Animal Testing In The UK

Ricky Gervais has promoted a petition urging the UK Government to revoke permission for a beagle breeding centre for animal testing. The comedian took to Twitter to support the petition against a new site in Hull. His tweet has been shared thousands of times and helped the petition reach 20,000 signatures, meaning it will receive …

KFC is developing a vegan chicken burger

KFC is in the process of developing a vegan chicken burger due to overwhelming demand for plant-based options. Last year a petition launched by PETA called for vegan KFC options, gaining 12,000 signatures and catching the fast-food giant’s attention. Following the campaign, earlier this year the company announced plans to introduce plant-based options, with the …

Lewis Hamilton Gets Ripped On A Vegan Diet: “I’m Healthier And Happier Than I’ve Ever Been”

Lewis Hamilton has revealed he’s bulked up since switching to a plant-based diet, and is feeling fitter than ever. The vegan champ has been following Formula 1 rules for drivers which have required him to weigh in at around 68kg for the past 12 years. But recent rule changes mean that Hamilton has been able …

‘Meat-Shaming’ stickers slapped on supermarket animal products leads to angry backlash

Vegan activists are facing a backlash for ‘meat shaming’ after they tagged animal products with vegan stickers at an Australian supermarket. Labels reading ‘Warning: ‘this packet contains the dead body of someone who wanted to live’ were placed on packets of thinly sliced chicken and other meat and dairy products at a Woolworths in St …

Prince Harry And Meghan Markle’s Newborn Vegan Baby Can ‘Inspire Parents Around The World’

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s newborn son could be the world’s most well-known vegan baby if the couple pursue their reported desire to raise their child on a plant-based diet. Congratulations have been flooding in from around the globe after the baby was delivered yesterday (May 6). And according to reports in Woman’s Day last …

Animal sanctuary slammed for refusing to take meat off the menu

Furious campaigners are in a bitter long-running dispute with an animal sanctuary about the charity’s decision to serve meat and eggs in its cafe. Raystede Centre for Animal Welfare in Ringmer, East Sussex has been flooded with phone calls and emails demanding it takes animal products off its menu. The local paper has also received …

A petition is calling for Starbucks to stop charging extra for plant milk

Luckily, it’s easier than ever to find a decent coffee with your favourite plant milk, but unfortunately cafés often hike up the price for anyone avoiding dairy. Many chains do keep equivalent prices for plant milk, but Starbucks still lumps an additional cost onto vegans in some locations. And now a petition has been launched …

‘Chicken, beef or nothing’: campaigners fight for in-flight vegan meals to be introduced as standard

Travelling by plane as a vegan can involve a familiar disappointment when the food options arrive, particularly if you don’t warn the airline in advance. But a new campaign is fighting to improve the standard of vegan food beyond the usual ‘chicken or beef’ options. To hold airlines to account, the FlyVe website has been …

Marks & Spencer has expanded its vegan ‘Plant Kitchen’ range to include mozzarella sticks and churros with chocolate

Marks and Spencer has added some exciting new products to its vegan Plant Kitchen range. The initial launch last year saw 60 new vegan products introduced to UK high streets. The UK supermarket has added churros with chocolate sauce and mozzarella sticks to its extensive Plant Kitchen range. The range includes everything from ‘dirty vegan’ …

Beyond Meat’s valuation more than doubled to $3.8bn on sensational first day on the stock market

The value of plant-based burger maker Beyond Meat more than doubled on an incredible first day on the stock market. The California-based company’s shares started off at $25 each, and soared throughout the day finishing at $68.75 – valuing the company at nearly $3.8bn. The surge was the biggest increase in valuation for any company …

Orangutans face extinction within a decade if no action is taken

Orangutans will completely extinct within ten years if current trends continue, conservationists have warned. The International Animal Rescue (IAR) has given a frightening report into the risks posed to the orangutan population, and said they’ll disappear altogether if no action is taken. Last month the Bornean oranutan joined the Sumatran orangutran on the critically endangered …

You can now get a frozen vegan pizza with stretchy cheese in the UK

One Planet Pizza has launched a vegan frozen pizza range topped with stretchy plant-based cheese. The pizza company has collaborated with VBites to create a product which the company said has a ‘game-changing range of melty, stringy, fully pull-worthy’ cheese. The new range of Cheezly pizzas will be making their way into One Planet Pizza’s …