MP’s to consider fireworks sales ban as over 300,000 people sign petition to ban them

fireworks ban uk

Parliament will debate the topic after an online petition to ban sales of fireworks to the public received more than 100,000 signatures.  Many animals and vulnerable people find fireworks scary and stressful. In fact, it’s estimated that 45 per cent of dogs in the UK show signs of fear when they hear fireworks. The RSPCA has also stated that fireworks More...

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new york bans foie gras
By VeganFoodAndLiving On Friday, November 1st, 2019

New York has banned foie gras on animal cruelty grounds

New York has just passed a bill banning the sale of foie gras from force-fed birds in the city thanks to the cruelty inflicted on animals to make the product. Restaurants and grocery stores in New York will no More...

slovakia bans fur farming
By VeganFoodAndLiving On Friday, October 18th, 2019

Slovakia becomes latest European country to pass a law banning fur farming

The Slovak National Council has just passed a law banning fur production in the country – making it the 14th European nation to do so. Following a campaign by Slovak animal welfare group Humánny Pokrok, More...

california bans fur
By VeganFoodAndLiving On Monday, October 14th, 2019

California becomes first US state to ban the sale of fur

California makes history by becoming the first U.S. state to ban the sale of animal fur. California has just made history by becoming the first US state the ban the sale of fur after Governor Gavin Newsom signed More...

unbound project animal sanctuaries
By VeganFoodAndLiving On Friday, October 4th, 2019

Meet the women who founded extraordinary animal sanctuaries

Unbound Project report on three extraordinary women helping change animal lives for the better. If you ever find yourself overwhelmed by all that is wrong in the world, or feel like you are battling alone, I’d More...

surge vegan posters london
By VeganFoodAndLiving On Wednesday, July 31st, 2019

Animal rights organisation Surge launches vegan poster campaign in London

Hard-hitting new posters have appeared in London that ask the question of whether we can really call ourselves a nation of animal lovers when we allow farmed animals to be treated so poorly?  Image credit: Surge Eagle-eyed More...

By VeganFoodAndLiving On Tuesday, July 30th, 2019

Thousands of chickens die in heatwave at poultry farm that supplies Tesco and Sainsbury

Thousands of chickens baked to death in the heatwave at an intensive Red Tractor-endorsed farm that supplies major supermarkets including Tesco and Sainsbury’s. Temperatures soared in Britain last week, with More...

animal circus ban uk
By VeganFoodAndLiving On Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019

The UK Parliament has finally banned the use of wild animals in travelling circuses

Campaigners celebrate as the British Parliament finally bans the use of wild animals in travelling circuses in England from January 2020.  Ministers have been promising to implement a ban for five years, and the More...

fiona oakes farm sanctuary closing
By VeganFoodAndLiving On Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019

Fiona Oakes’ animal sanctuary is facing closure and needs your help

Tower Hills Stables Animal Sanctuary, which is home to over 400 animals, is seeking donations to safeguard the future of the sanctuary and the animals in its care.  As well as being an elite vegan athlete and More...

should we avoid palm oil
By VeganFoodAndLiving On Thursday, July 18th, 2019

Palm oil: What are the environmental issues and should we all be avoiding it?

Dr Justine Butler investigates the ubiquitous ingredient that’s behind some worrying environmental issues.  Palm oil is big business! It is found in around half of all items on supermarket shelves, from margarine More...