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Carrefour Stops Selling Kangaroo Meat for the Environment

Carrefour Stops Selling Kangaroo Meat for the Environment

Carrefour will stop selling kangaroo meat in its Belgian stores. A spokesperson for the supermarket chain told Het Niewsblad that kangaroo meat is "tender, lean meat, and objectively delicious." They added, "however, it was no longer...
Belgium Has an All-Vegan French Bakery Now

Belgium Has an All-Vegan French Bakery Now

Belgium will soon be home to a vegan French bakery called French Made Pâtisserie. The dairy-free bakery began as a pop-up tea room. It was launched by 33-year-old Jennifer Paris, who started out by making...
Brussels Is Officially Home to ‘World’s Best’ Vegan Restaurant

Brussels Is Officially Home to ‘World’s Best’ Vegan Restaurant

Brussels-based restaurant humus x hortense was named the world's best vegan restaurant out of 800 other establishments. Located in Ixelles’ Flagey neighborhood, humus x hortense marries vegan fine dining with fresh, seasonal produce that "resonates...
Belgium Launches Month-Long Vegan Campaign

Belgium Launches Month-Long Vegan Campaign

Belgium has launched a month-long campaign encouraging people to go vegan. Called Try Vegan, the April campaign offers residents giveaways, recipes, nutritional facts, and tips in making the transition to a plant-based diet. It also...
Belgium's Traffic Lights Want You to Stop Eating Meat

Traffic Lights in Brussels Want You to Go Vegan

Updated April 22, 2019. Traffic lights in Brussels are doing more than just controlling the flow of cars in the EU capital city. Similar to the popular "eating animals" stickers that have been appearing on...
Belgium Bans ‘Inhumane’ Halal and Kosher Meat

Belgium Bans ‘Inhumane’ Halal and Kosher Meat

The Flanders region of Belgium has banned halal and kosher animal slaughtering practices due to concerns about animal welfare, Samaa TV reports. The ban, which came into effect on January 1, was first proposed by...
50% of Residents in Ghent, Belgium, Go Meatless Once a Week On Donderdag Veggiedag

50% of Residents in Ghent, Belgium, Go Meatless Once a Week On ‘Donderdag Veggiedag’

Donderdag Veggiedag. That is how you say "Thursday Veggie Day" in Dutch. And for the locals in Ghent, Belgium, it's said a lot. That's because the port city has taken to giving up meat in...
Brussels to End Scientific Experiments on Cats, Dogs, and Primates

Brussels to End Scientific Experiments on Cats, Dogs, and Primates

Experiments involving dogs, cats, and primates have been abolished in the Brussels-Capital Region. The effort to end the cruel tests is collaborative, both animal rights organization Cruelty Free International (CFI) and Belgian animal protection charity Gaia have fought...
Why Belgium Classes Red Meat as ‘Junk Food’

Why Belgium Classes Red Meat as Junk Food

(Updated May 24, 2019) Belgium's most recent food pyramid has a distinctly plant-based angle, encouraging people to eat more fresh fruits and veggies. Red meat is now considered as unhealthy as junk food. What are...