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Our response to Covid-19

I wanted to write to you all to send good wishes, and to let you know about how JVS is adapting to the current situation. For now, we have taken the decision to cancel all events for the foreseeable future, including our much-loved Seder. We know that this will come as a disappointment, however, we […]

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Cancellation of Seder due to Covid-19

In light of recent developments, it is with regret that JVS has taken the decision today to cancel this year’s Second night vegan seder due to take place on 9th April 2020.   We are very sorry to be cancelling the event and understand the disappointment this will cause. The health and safety of our […]

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Cadbury set to launch vegan chocolate bar

A vegan milk chocolate version of Cadbury’s iconic Dairy Milk chocolate bar is being worked on, says the brand’s owner Mondelez. Read the full story here at LiveKindly.

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Vegan cooking show debuts on Amazon Prime

New Day New Chef brings together vegan chefs, celebrities, and a panel of taste-testers for a fast-paced show that is informative and entertaining. Vegan cooking show New Day New Chef recently debuted on Amazon Prime Video in the United States and United Kingdom. Hosted by vegan author and journalist Jane Velez-Mitchell, the show aims to […]

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Veggie Pret to open seven new London locations as demand for plant-based food grows

Popular UK-based sandwich chain Pret a Manger is tapping into demand for more plant-based options by opening seven new Veggie Pret shops in London this summer. The new locations will bring the total of Veggie Pret branches to 14 in the UK, 13 of which will be based in the capital. The remaining site is […]

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Switzerland may soon ban all factory farms

Animal agriculture in Switzerland could look very different in the future. The Swiss public will vote on a ban on factory farming. The Swiss public will vote on a proposed constitutional amendment that guarantees better welfare for factory-farmed animals. The amendment is to be drafted by the government, according to the Federal Food Safety and […]

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EU urged to adopt meat tax to tackle climate emergency

A “sustainability charge” on meat to cover its environmental damage could raise billions to help farmers and consumers produce and eat better food, according to a report. Click here to read the full story on the Guardian website.

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Lunchtime shoppers drive soaring sales of vegan sandwiches

Retailers report huge demand for plant-based takeaway foods amid record Veganuary. A rise in the number of regular “lunchtime” vegan shoppers is fuelling sales of plant-based sandwiches and wraps, according to supermarkets. In a further sign that plant-based food is now firmly mainstream, retailers have reported rocketing sales of vegan takeaway foods, with ingredients such […]

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France to ban culling of unwanted male chicks by end of 2021: BBC

France has pledged to outlaw the practice of culling unwanted male chicks by the end of 2021, as part of animal welfare reforms. About seven billion male chicks – not wanted for meat or eggs – are killed around the world each year, usually in shredding machines or by gas. The government said new methods […]

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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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