Exposing the reality behind live animal transportation in the UK

live animal transport uk

Viva!’s Claire Palmer reports on the suffering of live animals exported in appalling conditions. Australia is the world’s largest exporter of animals. Every year, millions of sheep are transported by sea to the Middle East on brutal journeys lasting up to three weeks. Live exports have been going on for over 50 years but now, thanks to cameras More...

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95,000 male calves shot
By VeganFoodAndLiving On Wednesday, October 10th, 2018

Vegan activists protest outside Dairy UK Head Office to expose the industry’s darkest secret that 95,000 male calves were shot in a year

On Friday 5 October, animal welfare charity Viva! kicked off their nationwide TRASH campaign tour by holding a demonstration outside Dairy UK’s head office. Vegan charity Viva! will be holding eight street action More...

california bans sales of animal tested cosmetics
By VeganFoodAndLiving On Tuesday, October 2nd, 2018

California passes law to become the first US state to ban sales of animal tested cosmetics

California Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a landmark bill into law that bans the sale of cosmetics that have been tested on animals and will come into effect on January 1st 2020.  In early September, The California More...

vegan advert on motorway
By VeganFoodAndLiving On Monday, October 1st, 2018

Vegan billboard targeting commuters appears on UK’s busiest motorway

Eye-catching anti-dairy billboards have appeared on one of the busiest stretches of motorway in the UK which aim to reach over 1.6million people over the course of the campaign.  Many people are unaware that More...

By VeganFoodAndLiving On Thursday, September 20th, 2018

Actor Peter Egan demands foie gras import ban at 10 Downing Street

Vegan actor and animal rights activist Peter Egan has delivered 100,000 signatures demanding a foie gras import ban to 10 Downing Street. The actor, known for his roles in Downton Abbey and Chariots of Fire, collected More...

cows meat eaters article
By VeganFoodAndLiving On Thursday, September 13th, 2018

Almost half of US meat-eaters would rather cut out meat than kill animals for their dinner

New research from international PR company Cherry Digital has found that 49.3% of US meat eaters would not eat meat if they had to kill the animals themselves. The survey interviewed 2,500 American meat eaters. More...

P&O stop shipping calves
By VeganFoodAndLiving On Wednesday, September 12th, 2018

BBC dairy documentary inspires P&O Ferries to stop shipping live calves

After BBC Scotland broadcast a documentary called ‘Disclosure: The Dark Side of Dairy’, major ferry company P&O has announced that it will no longer transport live calves to Europe from Scotland. The documentary More...

unspecified animal DNA found in meat products 
By VeganFoodAndLiving On Monday, September 10th, 2018

DNA from unspecified animals found in one in five meat products 

Research collected by the Food Standards Agency in 2017 found that 145 meat products out of 665 were partly or completely made up of unspecified meat. The BBC made a Freedom of Information (FOI) request to the More...

bbc dark side of dairy documentary
By VeganFoodAndLiving On Thursday, September 6th, 2018

New BBC TV show will explore ‘the dark side of dairy’

BBC series Disclosure will air a one-off episode called The Dark Side of Dairy this month, exploring the realities of cattle shipments and the dairy industry. According to the BBC, in The Dark Side of Dairy: ‘Investigative More...

California animal-testing ban
By VeganFoodAndLiving On Monday, September 3rd, 2018

California passes ban on sale of animal-tested cosmetics

The California State Assembly has unanimously passed Senate Bill 1249, which would make it illegal for cosmetics manufacturers to sell any cosmetics that have been knowingly tested on animals from January 2020, More...