It has been announced that a new EU project to develop new alternative proteins will begin in January 2020. Reportedly, the initiative has been launched in response to urgent challenges “faced by the planet, including […]
Vegan charity Viva! launched its Vegan Now campaign yesterday at the Labour Party Conference. The launch was fronted by Michael Mansfield QC, a leading barrister, who has been quoted in the popular press this week […]
Four countries have combined forces to create The Vegan World Alliance. The Dutch Association for Veganism, Vegan Australia, Vegan Society of Aotearoa New Zealand, and Vegan Society of Canada, will together address issues around the […]
On Monday 23 September, international vegan charity Viva! will launch a headline new campaign at the Labour Party Conference in Brighton, shedding new light on the devastating effects of industrial meat and dairy farming on […]
VeganNation, the Israeli organisation which describes itself as a “global, vegan, decentralized nation, powered by the blockchain technology,” and which launched a crypto-currency called VeganCoin, today announces it has secured a 10-year lease to preserve […]
Today an official summary of the latest UN report has been released, as a means to inform the upcoming climate negotiations and advise about the global climate crisis. It says that by 2050, dietary changes […]
A leaked report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), a United Nations body responsible for assessing climate change, warns that urgent changes must be made to the way in which we approach agriculture […]
Last week the ACLU filed a lawsuit in federal court against the Arkansas Bureau of Standards on behalf of Oregon-based vegan food producer, Tofurky.
Could ‘shroomdogs’ and ‘veggie ribs’ be modern emblems of British innovation? These were two of the meat-free delights on offer at Sainsbury’s ‘vegan butchers’ – the UK’s first – which opened its doors to Londoners […]
Tal Gilboa, an animal liberation and vegan activist who founded Israeli Animal Liberation Front – now renamed as Total Liberation – has been appointed by Benjamin Netanyahu to advise him on animal rights. Ms Gilboa, […]
Last week, the New York State Senate passed a landmark bill that requires hospitals and nursing homes to offer patients a plant-based option for every meal and snack at no additional cost to the patient.
The European Parliament’s proposal to prohibit the use of labels such as ‘burger’ and ‘sausage’ from being able to be used to describe vegetarian and vegan products is one of the issues which will be discussed […]
The Indian government has started promoting the research and development of cultivated meat, also known as “clean meat”. Amongst other things, the government is subsidising the creation of two new research institutes for cell-based meat. […]
The European Parliament’s proposal to ban the use of names such as ‘burger’ and ‘sausage’ from being able to be used to describe vegetarian and vegan products is being challenged across Europe, with food awareness organisation ProVeg International driving […]
Are fruits and vegetables really vegan? This question seems superfluous at first glance, since it is generally assumed that these staple foods are vegan per se because they do not contain any animal ingredients. However, […]