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Cumin Pakoras

These cumin-flavoured Indian pakoras pack a punch at a party!


Veganism discussed on BBC’s Newsnight, 30.01.2017

Veganuary is a UK based charity, which aims to reduce the suffering of animals by inspiring and supporting people across the globe to go vegan for the month of January. They were featured on BBC Newsnight last night with David Baddiel. Watch in full from 37 minutes and 17 seconds by clicking here. It may be January 31st, […]


Sainsbury’s plans to encourage shoppers to eat more vegetables + less meat

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Guardian: Swedish supermarkets replace sticky labels with laser marking

Food retailers aiming to cut plastic packaging by ditching stickers on fruits and vegetables, instead using hi-tech ‘natural branding’. The humble fruit sticker may seem an unlikely cause for environmental concern but removing it from produce could create huge savings in plastic, energy and CO2 emissions. In response to consumer demand for less packaging, Dutch […]


As More Jews Go Vegan, So Does Birthright

Written by Lisa Schoenfein for the Forward This summer, for the first time, American young adults will have the opportunity to take a Birthright trip that’s specifically vegan. Jewish Veg, a U.S. nonprofit that encourages Jews to transition toward plant-based diets, announced today that it is organizing the trip with Mayanot Israel, a leading organizer […]

BBC: The vegan trying to make the perfect burger

By Katie Hope for BBC News “My company’s goal is to wipe out the animal farming industry and take them down,” Patrick Brown tells me. The grey-haired, former paediatrician turned professor at Stanford University School of Medicine, now turned start-up founder, may be softly spoken but he doesn’t mince his words. A vegan, he’s come […]


Special event: Tu b’shvat seder & party at the Sadeh Farm in Kent, 4th Feb 2017

We are delighted to be teaming up with the UK’s first Jewish Farm The Sadeh for a joint Tu B’shevat celebration, with an enchanted indoor forest theme. This is the first event on the farm at Skeet Hill House in Kent: 4 February, 2017 @ 7:45 pm (with an option to stay over night)– 5 […]

PARIS - JUNE 21: Eiffel Tower brightly illuminated at dusk on JUNE 21, 2014 in Paris. The Eiffel tower is the most visited monument of France.

France passes bill ordering CCTV in slaughterhouses

From Animal Aid: Calls for UK to follow France by introducing mandatory, independently-monitored CCTV in slaughterhouses to combat unlawful animal cruelty. France has passed a bill ordering slaughterhouses to install CCTV cameras, following an outcry over animal cruelty. Members of the French National Assembly were informed that lawbreaking is a widespread problem in the nation’s […]


All-Party Parliamentary Group on Vegetarianism and Veganism meets for the first time

The first meeting of the prospective All-Party Parliamentary Group on Vegetarianism and Veganism was held last month, the focus of which was Britain’s exit from the European Union and what it may mean for vegetarians and vegans. Read the minutes of the meeting here.


First ever vegan Birthright Israel trip launched by Jewish Veg

  NEW YORK (January 11, 2017) — The national nonprofit organization Jewish Veg announced today that it is organizing the first-ever vegan Birthright trip, in conjunction with Mayanot Israel. “This is an historic step in the evolution of the Birthright program,” Jewish Veg Executive Director Jeffrey Cohan said. “We’re excited about showcasing the exciting growth […]

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