Debunking the pig myths

pig facts

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, one that fascinates and intrigues in equal measures. From Peppa and Babe all the way through to Napoleon in Orwell’s Animal Farm we are More...

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

humans wipe out out 60% of animal populations
By VeganFoodAndLiving On Thursday, November 1st, 2018
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Report finds humans have wiped out 60% of animal populations since 1970

According to a major report produced by WWF conducted by 59 scientists from around the world, the ever-growing demand for food and resources thanks to the soaring global human population is quickly destroying More...

the pregnancy gun vegan advert
By VeganFoodAndLiving On Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018
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Anti-dairy advert banned from stores for being too ‘offensive’

A pro-vegan video depicting the horrifying truth behind the method used to artificially inseminate dairy cows has been banned from stores across Wisconsin after complaints from customers it was ‘offensive’ More...

live animal transport uk
By VeganFoodAndLiving On Friday, October 19th, 2018
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Exposing the reality behind live animal transportation in the 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 More...

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