Archive of: Vegan News
19 June 2017
Remember Supermarket Sweep? Dale Winton?Continue Reading →
29 April 2017
For over 200 years, Ireland’s most iconic tipple, Guinness, has been brewed using a process that includes the use of Isinglass (fish bladders) to filter extra yeast from the Irish stout.
The phaseout of isinglass was first announced by the company in November 2015, much to the joy of vegans up and down the land, who have eagerly awaited the announcement that came yesterday, confirming that the phaseout (in kegs) is now complete.Continue Reading →
21 April 2017
Hello from Team TVK (2 secs ‘til we wipe up the crumbs here),
We know the vegan doughnut scene is blowing up, and doughnuts EXCITE us. So we had a brainstorming session at TVK HQ, followed by a brainwave! Literally, our brains began waving at each other. Waving big doughnuts. ‘Why should vegans have to leave the house when in need of a doughnut fix?’Continue Reading →
28 March 2017
We almost dropped our soy latte all over ourselves in excitement today when this news landed on our desk. Veggie Pret, the 30 day veggie/vegan pop up shop in Soho London, which was made permanent due to the overwhelming success of the venture, is expanding to take over a SECOND STORE, in Shoreditch!Continue Reading →
04 March 2017
With more and more individuals choosing to consume plant based alternatives, rapidly declining sales have seen dairy farms closing up and down the country. It’s safe to say that the dairy industry is in big trouble. As to be expected, they’ve come out fighting, trying to claw back sales with the launch of a new ‘free range’ milk, which guarantees that cows have been out to pasture for at least 180 days of the year. Of course, what isn’t mentioned is any of the other horrific practices in the dairy industry, including the fact that cows are repeatedly forcibly impregnated to ensure they keep producing milk, or that their babies are stolen from them and either slaughtered as calf or raised and killed for beef.Continue Reading →
04 March 2017
The Independent published a fantastic article advocating giving up animal products during the observance of Lent - 40 days and nights of abstinence from vices, carried out by Christians and Non Christians alike.
Writer Mimi Bekhechi wrote ”Today marks the first day of Lent, and many people around the around the world – even those who don’t consider themselves practising Christians – are gearing up for 40 days of abstention from some perceived vice or other. We’ve all heard that Theresa May has given up crisps – a popular choice, alongside alcohol, chocolate, and fizzy drinks.
But what if there was something you could give up that could not only improve your own health but also help combat climate change and save lives? Who wouldn’t want that kind of bang for their buck?”Continue Reading →
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