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Strong Roots & Nicola Adams launch the world’s first frozen veg amnesty

Today marks the launch of the world’s first Veg Amnesty by plant-based frozen food company Strong Roots. The initiative is being supported by Strong Roots ambassador and former Olympic Boxing Champion, Nicola Adams who recently ran through the streets of her hometown in Leeds to drum up support for those living in Veg Poverty – […]

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Synagogue Vegan Challenge is back

Applications for the fifth cohort of the Synagogue Vegan Challenge from Shamayim are now open from American synagogues. ‘The goal of the Synagogue Vegan Challenge is simple: to provide training, education, and funding for Jewish communities to incorporate vegan programming for a year! Eight synagogues will be selected this year to host monthly events that […]

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Food sustainability leaders launch the Demand Generation Alliance

World’s food sustainability leaders launch the Demand Generation Alliance to put tight focus on sustainable and nutritious food The Demand Generation Alliance (DGA) was launched on 24th June 2021 at the SDG Tent. The DGA’s objective is to encourage pressure from consumers, and wider society, to demand the urgent shift to more sustainable and nutritious […]

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JVS lends support to Humane Society International UK’s work on fur ban

You may have read about a proposed ban of fur in this week’s Jewish Chronicle or seen it on the front page of the Jewish Telegraph. Here at JVS we helped to contact rabbis around the world to invite them to support the ban, resulting in dozens of leading UK and world rabbis backing calls […]

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Europe’s first kosher ecohotel opens in Kent

‘Environmental awareness and Jewish traditions are the focus of Sadeh Farmhouse, a family-friendly retreat near Orpington. It seems an unlikely place to find in Kent’s greenbelt, but Europe’s first kosher ecohotel is putting itself on the map with a mix of kibbutz-like vibe, Jewish values and environmental evangelism.’ Read the full story about Sadeh’s makeover […]

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World’s first cultured meat production factory opens in Israel

‘Rehovot-based Future Meat‘s plant makes cell-based slaughter-free meat production a reality. The world’s first industrial cultured meat facility has opened in the city of Rehovot, home to the Weizmann Institute of Science and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem Faculty of Agriculture, Israeli slaughter-free meat production startup Future Meat Technologies announced on Wednesday. With the capability […]

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New documentary “Meat Me Halfway” explores an approachable path to reducing meat consumption

The path to going plant-based has obvious upsides, but it can also be isolating and difficult. A new documentary titled MEAT ME HALFWAY from Executive Producer Madelaine Petsch and leader of the Reducetarian Movement Brian Kateman explores the middle ground for people looking to make a change without totally upending their lives. MEAT ME HALFWAY debuts on […]

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European Parliament votes in favour of caged farming ban by 2027

‘The European Parliament Committee just voted overwhelmingly in favor of a caged animal farming ban. The non-binding resolution was announced on June 10, 2021. It suggests the phasing out of caged animal farming by at least 2027. This follows a landslide vote by Parliament in favor of a ban, with 558 votes for, 85 abstaining, […]

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Israel becomes first country to bans sale of fur to fashion industry

Fantastic news from Israel as they become the first country in the world to ban the sale of fur to the fashion an industry, a historic milestone that will save countless animal’s lives. Read the full story over on Jerusalem Post.

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Eco-conscious cleaning product start-up Wilton London set for growth with Ocado listing

Sustainable cleaning brand, Wilton London has announced a national listing with grocery retailer Ocado, who will stock all 11 of the B-Corp brand’s botanical, eco-friendly and plant-based clever cleaning products. The new listing gives the growing start-up a national grocery footprint and means that consumers across the country will be able to add Wilton London’s […]

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