Vegetarian

Male chicks thrown out alive with garbage

Sound up. Male chicks thrown out alive with the garbage. Listen to their cries and remember.

This is the message that you can’t as a decent meat-eating person ignore: go vegan. And I say that as a meat-eater. But over a period of about 8 years, I have gradually weaned myself of meat. I still eat a small amount of chicken but that’ about it. It has taken a long time …

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James Cromwell glues himself to Starbucks' counter in protest against upcharge for vegan milk

James Cromwell glues hand to Starbucks counter in protest

James Cromwell is a well-known movie star. He played the farmer in the film Babe and and he starred in the family drama Succession which has been a mega-success. In Succession he played and anti-capitalist and environmentalist who disapproves of his brother’s career as a megalomaniac tycoon. Offscreen, James Cromwell is a vegan. He became …

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Vegan chilli mac

Vegans 40% more likely to suffer a bone fracture

It’s all over the news and it’s going to have quite a big impact on the rapidly growing vegan movement. Food manufacturers have had to catch up. People are concerned about the environment and they are more knowledgeable about how cattle can contribute to global warming and how they also contribute to deforestation. People are …

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Paul McCartney

“I can walk past a field of animals with a clear conscience” – Paul McCartney

There has been a 360% increase in the number of vegans in Britain over the past decade. The young people of the country are leading the movement. So why do people go vegan? Perhaps the most important reason is that people want to contribute to animal welfare because they are sickened by animal cruelty particularly …

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Vegan BBQ

Meat is the new coal – vegans smell victory in the retreat from meat

The retreat from meat has traction. “Meat is the new coal”, said Jeremy Coller, the founder of Coller Capital, a private equity fund which exerts pressure on the food industry to face up to the realities of climate change. He says that animal agriculture is “the world’s biggest industry without a low-carbon plan”. He believes …

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Impossible Foods' burger

Red-blooded meat burgers under attack from bleeding plant burgers in the US

In America, the average American eats 4.4 burgers a week. However, over concerns for their health and the environment the American’s deep rooted fondness for burgers is waning and they are, little by little turning to the veggie variant despite president Trump’s best efforts. American citizens are very proud of their ground-beef burger. I am …

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Homemade vegan sausage

Vegan sausages to be called ‘tubes’ and burgers ‘discs’

A revision of the EU’s common agricultural policy would lead to vegan sausages being called ‘tubes’ and vegan burgers described as ‘discs’. The proposed ban on using the words ‘burger’ and ‘sausage’ for vegan products was passed by the European Parliament’s agricultural committee this month and will be voted on next month. Examples: “What are …

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