City of Los Angeles becomes largest city in the US to ban fur

los angeles bans fur

The Los Angeles City Council has passed an ordinance to ban the sale and manufacture of new fur in L.A., which will take effect on Jan. 1, 2021. Los Angeles has joined the likes of San Francisco in banning the sale and manufacture of animal fur products thanks to the enormous cruelty inflicted on the animals used for their fur. In 2018, a unanimous More...

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Kellogg's ends animal testing
By VeganFoodAndLiving On Monday, February 4th, 2019

Kellogg’s ends animal testing after 65 years

After striking a deal with vegan animal rights charity PETA, food giant Kellogg’s has agreed to end its use of animals in ‘harmful and deadly’ tests for food products or ingredients.  Following More...

By VeganFoodAndLiving On Monday, February 4th, 2019

Luxury online fashion retailer Farfetch bans the sale of fur

Luxury online fashion retailer Farfetch will no longer allow the sale of animal fur on its website from December 2019. Online fashion retailer Farfetch, who stock a wide range of luxury designer fashion for men More...

farmer sends lambs to animal sanctuaries
By VeganFoodAndLiving On Tuesday, January 29th, 2019

Sheep farmer ‘too upset’ to slaughter flock of lambs sends them to animal sanctuaries

A Worcestershire-based charity, Goodheart Animal Sanctuaries, has had a special delivery after a sheep farmer who couldn’t bear the thought of sending his herd to slaughter handed in his entire flock of male More...

boohoo selling real fur as faux
By VeganFoodAndLiving On Friday, January 11th, 2019

Fashion retailer Boohoo warned by Advertising Standards Agency for advertising real fur as faux

Fashion retailer Boohoo has been warned by the Advertising Standards Agency (ASA) after it was found to be advertising a jumper containing real fur that was marketed as faux.  Tests conducted by animal rights More...

cctv in scottish abattoirs
By VeganFoodAndLiving On Thursday, January 10th, 2019

Mandatory CCTV in Scottish abattoirs will come into effect under new laws

New legislation will be introduced to the Scottish Parliament this year that will make CCTV in Scottish abattoirs mandatory to improve welfare standards of farmed animals.  Last year, CCTV for abattoirs in England More...

By VeganFoodAndLiving On Friday, December 14th, 2018

One in 12 people will tuck into a vegan or vegetarian Christmas Day meal in the UK this year

One in 12 people in the UK will be enjoying an entirely vegan or vegetarian Christmas Day meal this year according to research from the UK’s largest supermarket.  According to new research from Tesco, one More...

why you shouldn't eat turkey at christmas
By VeganFoodAndLiving On Tuesday, December 11th, 2018

Vegan charity encourages consumers to ditch turkey this Christmas with free vegan ‘turkey’ samples

This December, animal welfare charity Viva! is visiting three cities to raise awareness about the emotional intelligence and complex behaviour of turkeys and to hand out FREE vegan turkey samples. Viva! are visiting More...

pig facts
By VeganFoodAndLiving On Wednesday, November 21st, 2018

Debunking the pig myths

Sally-Anne Bedford debunks myths about our porcine pals… and confirms some too! When I tell people that I live with five pigs, the response is always effusive. They are an animal that is universally loved, More...

sheep and cattle must halve in uk
By VeganFoodAndLiving On Thursday, November 15th, 2018

Report suggests number of sheep and calves in the UK must halve to combat climate change

A new report has suggested that in order to combat climate change, the number of sheep and cattle in the UK should be reduced by between a fifth and a half. According to the government’s advisory Committee on More...