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Animal Liberation, Peter Singerm – must read

Animal Liberation, Peter Singerm – must read

Though there have been significant strides in our awareness of animal welfare in the decades since this book was written, ‘Animal Liberation’ is as relevant today as it ever was. Often described as the “the bible” of the animal liberation movement, Peter Singer’s book delves […]

Vegan Athlete Serena Williams Stars in First All-Female Super Bowl Ad

Vegan Athlete Serena Williams Stars in First All-Female Super Bowl Ad

According to Livekindly,  tennis star and vegan goddess Serena Williams is featured in a powerful Super Bowl ad on behalf of dating and friendship app Bumble. Marking Bumble’s debut commercial during the Big Game, it’s also the first-ever Super Bowl ad that was made by […]

Vegan Nights Partners Vevolution For Special Veganuary Edition

Vegan Nights Partners Vevolution For Special Veganuary Edition

According to Plant Based News Vegan Nights has partnered Vevolution for its January 2019 outing.

The event, on January 31, will feature talks from leading voices in the vegan movement including Henry David Firth and Ian Theasby, the Founders of BOSH!, Serena Lee – Founder of Vegans of London, and Danyl Earth – Filmmaker and Entrepreneur.

“Not only are there over 40 insanely good food vendors, dealing out the best in plant-based snackery – there’s also DJs, live acts and warm vibes,” says Vegan Nights. “We are very excited that Vevolution will be with us for this edition of Vegan Nights.”

Plant powered

“We’re incredibly excited to bring the UK’s two most exciting plant-powered events together for the first time,” Vevolution Co-founder Damien Clarkson told Plant Based News.

“Vevolution In-Conversation at Vegan Nights is an exciting opportunity for people to get the inside track on the plant-powered movement in 2019.

“Veganuary has surpassed everyone’s wildest expectations this year, so it makes sense to finish off the month with inspiration for the year ahead, and a massive celebration of all things vegan.”

Viana Snack Sausage

Viana Snack Sausage

Viana Picnickers Snack Sausage takes sausage out of its usual place in the kitchen and transforms it into a savory, portable treat. The veggie sausage “stick” is made from a mixture of water, wheat protein, and smoked tofu, which is then seasoned with garlic and […]

Boxer Bryant Jennings Competes to Become First Vegan World Heavyweight Champ

Boxer Bryant Jennings Competes to Become First Vegan World Heavyweight Champ

  VegNews find out that Vegan boxer Bryant Jennings will compete against undefeated Colombian fighter Oscar Rivas tonight for the title of World Heavyweight Champion. Jennings adopted a plant-based diet in 2015 to improve his health and mental clarity. “I was a vegetarian before that, […]

Marks & Spencer Wins Award For New Vegan Food And Fashion Ranges

Marks & Spencer Wins Award For New Vegan Food And Fashion Ranges

 

Plant based news revealed that High street chain Marks & Spencer has won an award for its new vegan food and fashion products.

The Vegan-Friendly High-Street Retailer Award, from animal rights charity PETA, also recognizes M&S’ new ‘vegan’ logo which adorns its food and fashion items.

The food range – Plant Kitchen – includes more than 50 dishes including No Beef Burgers, Cauliflower Popcorn Bites, and coleslaw. Its shoe range boasts more than 350 styles for men, women, and children, including high heels, trainers, and slippers.

Vegan award

“From its fresh, ready-made vegan fare to its stylish animal-free accessories, Marks & Spencer is ticking all the boxes when it comes to ethical food and fashion,” PETA Director of Corporate Projects, Yvonne Taylor, said in a statement sent to Plant Based News.

“PETA is recognizing this iconic high-street retailer for keeping step with the burgeoning demand for animal-friendly options and for helping to move Britain in a kinder and more sustainable direction with its easily identifiable ‘vegan’ labeling.”

“Turning animal skin into garments and accessories requires massive amounts of energy and dangerous chemicals, which are harmful to the planet,” added PETA.

“The Pulse of the Fashion Industry report revealed that three of the four most environmentally damaging materials are animal-derived. Leather was identified as the most polluting material in fashion, with double the impact of polyurethane (PU) leather.”

Papa John’s to Add Vegan Cheese in UK

Papa John’s to Add Vegan Cheese in UK

VegNews find out that,  pizza chain Papa John’s confirmed that it will soon add vegan cheese to the menu of its locations across the United Kingdom. The move comes after a petition launched by animal-rights group Animal Aid and website Vegan Food UK urging the […]