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Vegan Chicken and Steak Launched By German Meat Giant

German meat company Rügenwalder Mühle has added to its meat-free range with three new products: vegan chicken filet, vegan steak, and vegan chicken cold cuts. The company, which specializes in processed meat like sausages and...

Teens Convince EU to Spend $1.3 Trillion on Environment

Sixteen-year-old Swedish activist Greta Thunberg - together with thousands of European teens - has convinced the European Union to spend more than one trillion dollars on fighting climate change. Thunberg recently addressed the European Commission,...
EU Bans ‘Throwaway’ Plastic Including Styrofoam and Single-Use Straws

EU Bans ‘Throwaway’ Plastic Including Styrofoam and Single-Use Straws

In a bid to protect the environment and marine life, the EU has agreed to ban "throwaway" plastics such as styrofoam and single-use straws. CNBC reports that EU officials agreed to the measure on Wednesday....
EU 'Fully Commits' to Ban Animal Testing With €500 Million Investment

EU ‘Fully Commits’ to Ban Animal Testing With €500 Million Investment

The EU is standing by its promise to phase out all animal testing, worldwide. On November 20, Elżbieta Bieńkowska, Internal Market and Industry Commissioner, opened the European Partnership for Alternative Approaches' annual conference by stating...

Luxembourg Bans Fur Farms, Becoming 10th Country in EU to Make Fur Production Illegal

Thanks to newly updated animal rights laws, Luxembourg has become the tenth nation in the European Union to ban fur farms. Whilst there are no known farms of this nature currently operating in the...
Starbucks has announced the launch of two new vegan cold brew coffee smoothies, featuring a pea protein blend and sweetened with a banana-date mix.

EU Moves to Ban Straws, Cotton Buds, Drink Stirrers, and More to Protect Europe’s...

The European Commission has proposed to ban easily replaceable single-use plastics, the new rules would apply EU-wide. The commission has targeted the 10 most popular single-use plastic items, as well as abandoned fishing gear, which...
EU Bans Insecticides Linked to Honeybee Decline

EU Bans Insecticides Linked to Honeybee Decline

EU member countries voted today in favor of a near-complete ban on the use of the controversial class of pesticides known as neonicotinoids. The insecticides are linked to the worldwide decline of bee populations...

Certified Vegan and Vegetarian Food Labels Coming to the EU

Clear and consistent labeling for vegetarian and vegan food in the EU is underway. The European Commission says it has approved the move to develop labeling guidelines and will begin designing the labeling rules...