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Schools Must Now Serve Meat-Free Meals At Least Once a Week in France

Schools across France are set to offer a meat-free menu at least once a week for a two-year trial period. During the trial, the French Government and catering companies will monitor the new veggie menu's impact...
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UK Schools to Serve 3.1 Million Meatless Meals to Improve Student Health

In a bid to improve student health across the nation, UK primary schools have committed to serving 3.1 million meatless meals within the next 12 months. The major change is part of the nonprofit organisation ProVeg...
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Missouri’s Richmond School District Bans Fast Food to Improve Student Health

Some parents are in an uproar after a Missouri school district instituted a new policy banning fast-food from the premises. Fox News reports that Richmond School District made the announcement via social media earlier this month...
Processed Meat and Plastic Unsafe for Children, Warn Pediatricians

Processed Meat and Plastic Unsafe for Children, Warn Pediatricians

The American Academy of Pediatrics has warned parents of the risk of chemicals in processed meat and plastic food containers. The group has urged families and expectant mothers to eat mainly whole fruits and...

Nestlé to Launch Vegan Baby Formula for Infants With Milk Allergies

Nestlé, the largest food company in the world, has developed a vegan infant formula and filed a patent for the product. The product is made from potato protein microparticles and is naturally hypoallergenic and cost...
Obesity and Diabetes Cause 800,000 Cases of Cancer a Year, Study Finds

Doctors Urge UK to Ban Fast-Food Restaurants From School Zones

In an effort to combat childhood obesity, doctors in the UK hope to see fast-food restaurants banned from within 400 meters of every public school in the country. Reported by The Telegraph, the measure is...

Virtual Reality Program Teaching Students Animal Compassion Arrives in U.S. Schools

A first-of-its-kind program has launched in classrooms across America. The initiative uses Virtual Reality technology to help students make the connection that farm animals are "friends, not food." The "cultivating compassion in-classroom program" is led...
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11-Year-Old Vegan Activist Genesis Butler Receives ‘Young Hero to Animals’ Award

Eleven-year-old vegan and animal rights activist, Genesis Butler, has become the first-ever winner of the Carlee and Laurie McGrath Young Hero to Animals award. Butler was chosen for the award by PETA Kids for...

Nutrition Guidelines for Children Should Include More Vegan Food, Says Report

Laws surrounding child nutrition need updating, according to non-profit health organisation the Good Food Institute (GFI). In a recent report by Food Navigator, it is revealed that the changing eating habits of the public have...

Young Entrepreneur Brings Vegan Nutrition Education to Disadvantaged Communities

In America alone, more than 23 million children face an increased risk of disease, including obesity, type-2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease and cancer. Seventeen-year-old health activist and vegan Haile Thomas believes the problem stems from a...
Lawmakers Aim to Ban Processed Meat From All NYC Public Schools

Pork Publication Admits Fear Over LA’s Vegan School Lunch Program

Farm Journal’s ‘PORK' industry magazine recently published an article about LA’s vegan school program, urging that the meat industry “does need to watch - and take a proactive stand against” these actions. The program sees...

35 L.A. Schools Commit to Vegan Lunch Menu Due to Student Demand

Following speculation, The Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) have stated they are officially going to be rolling out vegan lunch menu options to 35 schools as of January 2018, according to VegNews. Vegan options...
50 Percent of the Meals in This California School District Are Vegan

LA’s Vegan School Lunch Program Could Be Served to 650,000 Students Due to Popularity

The vegan school lunch pilot program that launched at the start of the 2017-2018 school year in the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) has been so successful this year that the district’s Food...
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School Reduces Meat and Ups Vegan Options to Tackle Climate Crisis

California is striving for a cleaner and greener future, the San Francisco Examiner reports. With ambitions to cut their carbon footprint, Oakland Unified School District made an inspired change toward plant based menus at...

Vegan Alternatives Favoured by Companies Creating Probiotic Products for Kids

Once upon a time, it was commonly fed to children, that in order to grow up big and strong, your bones need milk and cheese and all things dairy. However, this is no longer the...

4 Tips for Parents Who Wish To Teach Their Children About Veganism

Many parents will resonate with teaching children the values of kindness and compassion to all living creatures with the hope they will grow into kind and compassionate adults. Children naturally love animals and everywhere...
Are Vegan Parents Guilty of Forcing Their Beliefs on Their Children?

Is Raising Vegan Children Ethical?

Updated August 17, 2019. Parents who raise their kids as vegans are sometimes met with criticism from non-vegans. Usually these criticisms stem from either beliefs that a vegan diet is unhealthy, or a view...