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One third of early deaths could be prevented if everyone moved to a vegetarian diet, Harvard scientists have calculated
Dr Walter Willett, professor of epidemiology and nutrition at Harvard Medical School said the benefits of a plant-based diet had been vastly underestimated. Recent figures from the Office for National Statistics suggested that around 24 per cent or 141,000 deaths each year in Britain were preventable, but most of that was due to smoking, alcohol or obesity. […]
As explained here by Vegan Life Magazine, under a new law in France, the use of terms including ‘sausage’, ‘burger’ and ‘steak’ for veggie products will result in fines of up to €300,000 (around £260,000). We would much rather see the French government ban the likes of foie gras which causes untold misery for ducks and […]
Health, climate change, animal welfare… what’s driving more people and brands to embrace a plant-based lifestyle? We investigate, and, below, four vegans explain their choice Written by Dan Hancox for the Guardian. Click here to read the full story.
On 4th April BBC’s Newsnight programme examines ‘clean meat’, grown from animal cells. Technology editor David Grossman takes a closer look at this developing competitor to factory farms. Click here to watch. Click here to read more about the recently released book on the topic by Paul Shapiro:
Titled, “H.O.P.E. What You Eat Matters”, the former an acronym for Healing of Planet Earth, this film showcases how we can improve our personal health, the health of the planet, and reduce industrialized cruelty to animals by embracing a vegan diet. Renowned primatologist Dr. Jane Goodall features in the documentary and discusses the film’s message in an empowering trailer.“I […]
Rabbi Yuval Cherlow advocated rabbinic approval of cloned meat “so that people would not starve, to prevent pollution, and to avoid the suffering of animals.” Click here to read the full story.
Big news from iconic soup makers Campbell, who have announced a shift towards plant-based protein. Read the full story here.
Vegans have got bleeding burgers coming out of their ears. There’s the Moving Mountains ‘bleeding’ B12 burger, which has just started selling in the UK at iconic veggie restaurant, Mildreds. Then there’s the Impossible Burger, which is currently on sale in the US. And now? Well, now there’s the No Bull Burger, which is the […]
Greenpeace is encouraging the public to eat less meat and more veggies: ‘We all want to live in a world with clean water, lush forests, and abundant and nutritious food. For our friends and families to be able to thrive on a healthy planet. But our future and our children’s future is threatened by industrial meat […]
While most of the other prominent cellular agriculture startups are focusing on meat (Memphis Meats, Super Meat, Mosa Meats), Perfect Day is focused on disrupting the dairy industry The US-based startup just announced the completion of their $24.7 million dollar Series A round, making another strong statement for the cellular agriculture industry. Click here to read the full story.