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 signatures as part of an ongoing campaign by international animal protection agency Animal Equality. After witnessing the horrors of More...

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

england bans electric pet collars
By VeganFoodAndLiving On Tuesday, August 28th, 2018
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England to ban the use of electric pet collars 

Electric shock collars for cats and dogs will be banned in England, the government has announced. The British government has announced that electric pet collars are soon to become illegal. In the lead up to the More...

England bans puppy mills
By VeganFoodAndLiving On Thursday, August 23rd, 2018
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English government to ban unethical puppy and kitten farms

New legislation will mean that anyone wishing to buy a puppy or kitten less than eight weeks old will have to deal directly with breeders or rehoming centres rather than unethical breeding farms. Michael Gove, More...

helsinki fashion week bans leather
By VeganFoodAndLiving On Monday, August 13th, 2018
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Helsinki Fashion Week to ban leather from shows from 2019

Labels taking part in the Helsinki Fashion Week will no longer be allowed to use leather in their collections, as the event’s organisers have pledged to ban the material from 2019. Whilst many designers are pledging More...

fishing nets ocean plastic pollution
By VeganFoodAndLiving On Friday, August 10th, 2018
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Fishing nets make up almost half of ocean plastic pollution

A recent survey for the Ocean Cleanup campaign found that fishing nets account for almost half of the plastic pollution in the world’s oceans. This means that they are a greater ocean pollutant than bottles, microbeads More...