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Kosher vegan restaurant opens in the East End of London

We are very excited to discover the creation of Food Map Co, a kosher-certified vegan. Click here to read the full story on the JC website.

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Future Normal billboard unveiled in central London

As part of the Future Normal campaign, the Vegan Society’s first ever billboard was unveiled on Sunday 18 April on Holywell Lane in Shoreditch, London.  The huge mosaic of a dog and their carer is made up of thousands of images of formerly-farmed animals now living peacefully in sanctuaries.  Watch the billboard go up in this […]

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Michelin-star chef turns Soho restaurant vegan despite losing customers

‘Alexis Gauthier, a Michelin-star French chef, has turned his Soho brasserie Gauthier 100% vegan, making a significant change from the traditional French cuisine it served,’ writes Vegan Food & Living. ‘Gauthier previously cooked in the traditional French style – i.e lots of butter, milk, and meat. However, since going plant-based himself, he has decided to […]

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Call for nominations for the Board of Deputies of British Jews

After recently being accepted on to the Board of Deputies of British Jews (you can read about this here), JVS is now inviting JVS members to nominate themselves for one of two roles: JVS Deputy Under-35 observer The election will take place on Zoom at 11.30am on Sunday 2nd May. To nominate yourself, please email […]

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JVS to join the Board of Deputies of British Jews

We are delighted to be joining the Board of Deputies. Click here to read the full story from the Jewish News.

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Fry Family Foods now available in Iceland

Leading South African plant-based food brand, The Fry Family Food Co., adds another household name to its distribution list this week, with the addition of its frozen ranges to the Iceland shelves. The family-owned and run company will be adding five products to Iceland’s plant-based range in May, including its new Big Fry Burger, and family classics […]

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1 in 3 Brits think government should promote vegan diets to tackle climate crisis

32% of Brits believe the government should be promoting vegan and plant-based diets to address the current climate emergency. New data, released by The Vegan Society, shows that a huge number would happily get behind plans and policies that actively encourage people to cut back on their meat, dairy and egg consumption in order to help […]

Fruit and veg in a heart shape

Only half of the UK population now consider themselves meat-eaters, according to a recent survey.

With the rise of people opting for a plant-based lifestyle showing no signs of stopping, a survey has revealed that over a quarter (27 per cent) of the UK population now identify as ‘flexitarian’, actively trying to cut down their meat intake on a regular basis. Of the 2,000 adults polled, vegetarians now make up […]

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Eating meat ‘raises risk of heart disease, diabetes and pneumonia’

‘UK researchers find link between regular meat intake and nine non-cancerous illnesses. Eating meat regularly increases someone’s risk of developing heart disease, diabetes, pneumonia, and other serious illnesses, research has found.’ Click here for the full story via the Guardian.

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Scottish Government agrees to add non-dairy milk to free nursery school milk scheme

Following several years of effective campaigning by The Vegan Society with its Play Fair with Plant Milk campaign the Scottish Government has agreed to include plant-based milk alternatives on a government-funded nursery and early learning milk scheme. Play Fair with Plant Milk was set up in 2019, after the society recognised the inequality surrounding the […]

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