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Trophy hunter kills rare giraffe, cuts out its heart as Valentine’s day present

“Someone who kills another sentient being, cuts out their heart, and boasts about it fits the definition of a sociopath.” A trophy hunter has sparked outrage for killing a rare black bull giraffe which she revealed was on her bucket list for five years, the Mirror reported. Merelize Van Der Merwe paid almost £1,500 to …

Bill Gates says all wealthy nations should switch to ‘100% plant-based beef’ to fight climate change

The philanthropist is also backing a company that is developing a new food source (fungi) ‘that can then be turned into a variety of foods with a small carbon footprint’. While Bill Gates’ new book ‘How to Avoid a Climate Disaster: The Solutions We Have and the Breakthroughs We Need’ outlines several ambitious goals for …

Nestlé’s vegan KitKat chocolate bars coming to the UK

Swiss-based multinational food and drink giant Nestlé is launching a vegan Kitkat bar, according to an Insider – but there is no official announcement yet. Nestlé’s is reportedly launching vegan KitKat chocolate bars in the UK. The news comes via food account Vegan food UK, which posted images of the packaging displaying the word ‘vegan’ …

New one minute film exposes Nike’s role in kangaroo mass slaughter

“Killing wild animals in their native environments to make shoes must end. It is an archaic, inhumane, and unnecessary practice.” A short film that exposes the hidden cruelty behind Nike’s soccer shoes has been released. ‘Nike profits. Kangaroos die’ is a 60-second film produced by Gavin Polone – the man behind Gilmore Girls and Panic …

Vegan activist slammed for equating animal slaughter to the Holocaust

Activist James Aspey says: “Animal rights is an anti-holocaust movement. Leave the death cult. Go vegan. Be happy.” Australian vegan activist James Aspey is facing backlash for comparing the slaughtering of animals to the Holocaust. The 34-year-old, who has been vegan for eight years, is best known for pledging a year of silence to raise …

Vegan milk sales grow by 36% as dairy sales drop by 12%, USDA report says

“Every gallon of plant-based product bought by a household could be replacing an equal-sized sale by dairy suppliers.”  Vegan milk alternatives are slowly replacing cow’s milk in American households, according to a new report. The data has been compiled by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). USDA’s Economic Research Service (ERS) food availability data …

Katy Perry vows to ditch ‘shopping addiction’ for the environment

“Clothes are in the top five of the most polluting things for our planet and I cannot be a part of that like I was.” Singer Katy Perry says she wants to be an environmentally conscious shopper and will going forward only ‘buy out of necessity’. The 36-year-old made the comments in an Instagram Live …

Earthling Ed blasts £1.5million pro-meat TV advert for ‘spreading misinformation’

Earthling Ed has recreated an ‘honest’ remake of AHDB’s pro-meat advert to ‘show the reality behind these industries’ and encourage people to eat plant-based. Earthling Ed has slammed a new UK campaign that encourages people to eat meat and dairy. The Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) – a pro-animal farming levy board -has started …

Vegan TikToker roasts Gordon Ramsay for eating meat and he mocks her in response

Gordon Ramsay’s video trolling the vegan TikToker has garnered over 42 million views. A video by celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay in which he mocks Miss Kadie- a popular vegan TikTok star known as ‘thatveganteacher’, has gone viral. The outspoken chef often roasts home cooks in his TikTok videos. Last November, Miss Kadie shared a song she wrote …

Nando’s launches first-ever vegan meal kits to ‘flavour up Veganuary’

The £5 limited-edition box include ingredients, recipe cards, utensils, Nando’s Vegan PERinaise and an authentic Nando’s apron. This week, Nando’s launched a brand new Vegan Flavour Box just in time for Veganuary. The box is made in partnership with leading online cookery platform, MOB Kitchen. The limited-edition box costs just £5 and allows Nando’s fans …

Farmers riled as Oatly launches new online guide to ‘help dads quit dairy’

“We know we’re in the midst of a climate emergency, but there’s a group in society who aren’t grasping the urgency of it.” Swedish plant-based milk brand Oatly has riled UK farmers after launching a new campaign that aims to show that livestock farming is more damaging to the planet than transport. The vegan milk …