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Live export: animals at risk in giant global industry

More demand for meat sets nearly 2 billion farm animals on the move a year despite concerns about poor transport conditions and inhumane slaughter. Click to read the full story from the Guardian.

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Vegan burgers outsell normal burgers at Leon as plant-based food surges in popularity

Vegan burgers are now outselling regular burgers at LEON, the healthy fast-food chain has revealed. Meat alternative products now make up almost 60 per cent of total sales across LEON’s 75+ restaurants in the UK, with vegan burger sales surging from 41.3 per cent to 56.8 per cent in 2020. Read the full story on the Independent.

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Chelsea become first Premier League club to introduce a fully vegan kiosk

“Who ate all the… buffalo cauliflower wings?” Not your standard football ground chant. But when Chelsea hosted Arsenal at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday home supporters were able to sample such delicacies at the Premier League’s first fully vegan kiosk. Click here to read the full story on the BBC.

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100% plant-based tuna arrives in UK

100% plant-based tuna has arrived in the UK. Find Good Catch products in the canned fish aisle in Tesco. High in plant-based protein and contains omega-3s. And the best part? They allow fish to remain in the ocean.

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Almost one in four food products launched in UK in 2019 labelled vegan

‘In past two years, proportion of Britons who have eaten meat substitutes has risen to 65%’. Click here to read the full story

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JVS to host 2nd night seder

We are excited to announce that JVS will be running a second night Seder (vegan, of course) on Thursday 9th April. Please save the date! Tickets will go on sale at the end of this month. Each time we do a seder we sell out and have a waiting list, so please do book as […]

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Jewish vegan deli opens in Chicago, USA

Sam & Gertie’s Jewish Vegan Deli has opened in Chicago, serving traditional dishes, with a vegan twist. Click here to read the VegNews story. Have you been? Would you like to send in a review?

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Ethical veganism is philosophical belief, now protected in law

Ethical veganism is a “philosophical belief” and so is protected in law, an employment tribunal has ruled for the first time. Click here for the full story.

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Israeli activist group Sentient uncovers abuse at Australian farms

  Sentient has exposed the cruel reality of Australian farms that export live animals and frozen meat to Israel. Watch this interview with their founder Ronen Bar, who speaks about his tough experience at the farm he investigated. He says, ‘These are scenes that I haven’t seen even in the worst slaughterhouses in Israel.’ The most […]

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‘Meat: A Threat to our Planet?’ airs on BBC1

Following on from 2018’s award-winning Drowning In Plastic, science and wildlife presenter Liz Bonnin is travelling around the world to investigate the impact that our hunger for meat is having on our planet’s environment. Reports from the IPCC and the FAO revealed that the global livestock industry is responsible for more greenhouse gas emissions than […]

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