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Liam Pritchett

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Staff Writer | Bristol, United Kingdom

Liam writes about environmental and social sustainability, and the protection of animals. He has a BA Hons in English Literature and Film and also writes for Sustainable Business Magazine. Liam is interested in intersectional politics and DIY music.

A Beginner’s Guide to Vegan Investing

A new investment platform from Vevolution will help plant-based startups and angel investors network more effectively. The finished version of the platform is coming to the Vevolution website in November. Founders Damien Clarkson and Judy...
Starbucks Is Testing a Fully Vegan Breakfast Sandwich

Starbucks Is Testing a Fully Vegan Breakfast Sandwich

Starbucks just launched a fully plant-based breakfast sandwich at a single test location in Issaquah, Washington. The new meat-free breakfast sandwich combines a mung-bean egg, dairy-free cheese, and a plant-based meat patty. Much like the...

IKEA Wants to Buy Back Your Used Furniture

From November, IKEA will buy back certain furniture items from its customers to reduce waste. The new circular economy-inspired scheme is launching to coincide with Black Friday in order to "take a stand" against...
Say Yes to Whip With These 7 Vegan Whipped Toppings

Say Yes to Whip With These 7 Vegan Whipped Toppings

Whipped cream. It’s the perfect topping for pumpkin pie, pancakes and waffles, fruit salads, scones, hot chocolate, milkshakes, and sundaes, too—if you dare to eat ice cream in the winter. With plant-based dairy increasing...
The Best Climate Change Documentaries Now Streaming

The Best Climate Change Documentaries Now Streaming

Millions of students of all ages are studying from home at the moment due to COVID-19. Distanced education can be a challenge. But the quantity and quality of virtual resources in 2020 is helping...
Study: Global Veganism Could Undo 16 Years of CO2 Emissions

Study: Global Veganism Could Undo 16 Years of CO2 Emissions

A new study says that global veganism could remove 16 years of fossil fuel-based carbon emissions from the atmosphere by the year 2050. Researchers said that moving away from animal products, in general, will have...
France to Shut Down All Mink Fur Farms by 2025

France to Shut Down All Mink Fur Farms by 2025

France recently announced a complete ban on mink fur farming following an undercover investigation by animal campaigners. French minister Barbara Pompili announced the end of mink fur farming on September 29. The last four remaining...

A Brief History of the Vegetarian Diet

Vegetarian diets have existed for thousands of years. Typically, vegetarianism means a diet free from meat products. But a vegetarian diet comes in many different forms and can mean different things to different people. It...
Is the Okinawa Diet the Secret to a Longer Life?

Is the Okinawa Diet the Secret to a Longer Life?

Okinawa has the highest concentration of centenarians in the world, and the regional diet and lifestyle may be the key to Okinawans’ remarkable longevity. Okinawa is the largest of the Ryukyu islands, which sit southwest...
Everything You Need to Know About Food Waste

Food Waste Is Everyone’s Problem. Here’s How to Reduce It

The amount of food wasted around the world is predicted to rise by a third before the year 2030. A report by the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) anticipates that, if left unchecked, 2030 will see...

Target Launches Private-Label Vegan Burgers

Target just announced the launch of high-protein vegan burgers under its flagship Good & Gather brand. The new Plant-Based Meatless Beef-style Patties come in 12-ounce packages, and each serving contains 16 grams of pea protein....
Why Is California On Fire?

Why Is California On Fire?

As deadly wildfires continue to burn on the West Coast of the U.S. in Oregon, Washington, and California, California Gov, Gavin Newsom has said that “the debate is over around climate change.” "This is a...
Cadbury Heir Launching New Milk Chocolate Made With Oat Milk

Cadbury Heir Launching New Milk Chocolate Made With Oat Milk

New brand Happiness in Plants (HiP) is launching vegan oat milk chocolate in the UK. HiP was founded by James Cadbury, a chocolatier and the owner of Love Cocoa—a luxury chocolate line that also features...
Asda Launches Vegan Chicken Joint for Sunday Roast

Asda Launches Vegan Chicken Joint for Sunday Roast

British supermarket chain Asda just launched a large vegan chicken joint, perfect for Sunday roasts. Made with soya and "a fragrant blend of thyme, sage, and black pepper," the new 500g Plant-Based Meat-Free Chicken-Style Joint...
Jabari Brisport: 'I Don't Believe in Causing Suffering'

Jabari Brisport: ‘I Don’t Believe in Causing Suffering’

Brooklyn’s Jabari Brisport isn’t just a single-issue politician. In an era when identity politics dominate political discourse, the 33-year-old Democratic Socialist is bringing a holistic approach after his historic victory at the Democratic election...

Walmart Just Launched Mickey Mouse Vegan Chicken Nuggets

Walmart now stocks Mickey Mouse-shaped vegan chicken nuggets. The Disney-themed nuggets are part of Morningstar Farms' new Incogmeato range, which also includes plant-based ground beef, burger patties, bratwurst, and Italian sausage, along with conventional-shaped chicken...
Beyond Meat Is Launching Vegan Meatballs

Beyond Meat Is Launching Vegan Meatballs

Starting this week, Beyond Meat’s new vegan meatballs will launch at grocery stores nationwide. According to a press release sent to LIVEKINDLY, the new Beyond Meatballs are made from simple, plant-based ingredients—with no GMOs, soy,...
Rapper Common Has a New Wellness-Focused YouTube Channel

Rapper Common Has a New Wellness-Focused YouTube Channel

Grammy- and Oscar-winning rapper, writer, activist, and actor Common just launched a new YouTube series about wellness. Com+Well premiered in August and will air every Tuesday for its six-episode run. The show features "wellness gurus"...

Former Fur Trade CEO Calls for Boris Johnson to Ban Fur Sales

Former British Fur Trade Association (BFTA) CEO Mike Moser wants Prime Minister Boris Johnson to ban all fur sales. Moser spent over a decade in the industry, initially at the International Fur Federation and then...
Starbucks Now Serves Vegan Impossible Meat in Hong Kong

Starbucks Now Serves Vegan Impossible Meat in Hong Kong

Starbucks Hong Kong just announced the launch of two new menu items featuring vegan meat made by Impossible Foods. Both items use Impossible's plant-based meat but include eggs and dairy. From September, the Maize Impossible...
Say Goodbye to Palm Oil With Milk and Butter Made From Plants

Say Goodbye to Palm Oil With Milk and Butter Made From Plants

You might not know it, but some vegan products can still come at the expense of both animals and people. Palm oil is the most widely consumed vegetable oil in the world. It can...