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French MP Pushes to End to Animal Abuse With Harsher Penalties

French MP Pushes to End Animal Abuse With Harsher Penalties

A French MP is cracking down on animal cruelty. Loïc Dombreval, MP of the Alpes-Maritimes, wants to end animal abuse by imposing harsher penalties. Dombreval submitted the proposed penalties in a new report to Prime...
France Just Banned the Egg Industry From Shredding Male Chicks

France Just Banned the Egg Industry From Shredding Male Chicks

France has said that it will ban the controversial, commonplace practice of culling male chicks by live-shredding them. It will be one of the first countries in the world to implement such a restriction...
Wild Animal Circuses to be Banned in Paris

Wild Animal Circuses Banned in Paris

Paris will ban circuses that use wild animals as entertainment from performing in the city. The Council of Paris adopted a resolution this week that will ban all circuses with wild animals by 2022. Although...

200,000 Rooftop Bees Survived the Notre Dame Fire

Earlier this month, Paris and the rest of the world looked on as flames engulfed the city's beloved Notre Dame cathedral. Along with the Eiffel Tower, the cathedral is a symbol of not only the...
French Government Recommends Eating Less Meat

The French Government Recommends Eating Less Meat

France's new health guidelines stand in contrast to the French diet, often called the "French Paradox," for its notorious indulgence in rich animal-based foods like foie gras and cheese, regular consumption of alcohol, and...
This Former French Slaughterhouse Is Now a Vegan Cheese Factory

This Former French Slaughterhouse Is Now a Vegan Cheese Factory

Vegan cheese company All In Foods has set up shop in a former slaughterhouse in France. All In Foods was launched in 2013 by the Jouault brothers, Huffington Post reports. The company produces dairy-free cheese and other...

France’s Vegan and Vegetarian Product Sales Have Increased By 24%

Sales of vegan and vegetarian products in France have increased by 24 percent in the last year, according to a recent study by research body Xerfi. The data - which focused on hypermarkets and supermarkets...
‘The World’s Happiest Man' Is Campaigning for France to Go Vegan

‘The World’s Happiest Man’ Is Campaigning for France to Go Vegan

A campaign in France is encouraging people to ditch animal products and eat more vegan food. Called Green Monday, or "Lundi Vert" in French, the campaign launched a petition which has gathered 500 signatures from public...

France Gets Its First Political Lobbying Group for Animal Rights

Convergence Animaux Politique (CAP) is France's first-ever political lobbying group for animal rights, aiming to translate evolving opinions in the country into real political change. France is not a country synonymous with strong animal welfare....
French Holiday Company Ski Beat to Host ‘Vegan Weeks’

You Can Now Book a Vegan Skiing Holiday in France

This winter, UK-based ski chalet company Ski Beat is launching its first-ever "vegan weeks," where it will promote vegan food to its customers. Ski Beat offers catered chalet holidays in 54 chalets across nine ski...
Domino's France to Launch Vegan Cheese Margherita and Spicy Vegetable Pizzas Nationwide

Domino’s France to Launch Vegan Cheese Margherita and Spicy Vegetable Pizzas Nationwide

Domino's France is adding two vegan cheese pizzas to its menu. According to the international pizza chain, the new options, which include Vegan Margherita and Spicy Vegan, will be offered nationwide. Additionally, customers can...

Paris Billboard Campaign Urges People to ‘Cohabitate Intelligently’ With City’s Rats

A new campaign in Paris, France is challenging the negative connotations about rats in a bid to swerve the poisoning of the species around the city. A €1.7 million "anti-rat plan" was introduced in January...

France to Build World War 1 Memorial Honoring Over 11 Million Service Animals

One hundred years on from the end of World War I, Paris City Hall has approved a memorial to the animals who served during battle. The Paris Animaux Zoopolis Association, a French animal rights organization...

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...
Vanilla Bean Vegan Restaurant Locator Launches in France

Vanilla Bean Vegan Restaurant Locator App Launches in France

French cuisine is known for its liberal use of animal products. From mother sauces rich with butter to egg and cream-filled desserts, one might find it difficult to navigate the country on a vegan...
New Vegan Bistro and Cocktail Bar Opens in Paris

Vegan Bistro brEAThe Opens in Former Parisian Teahouse

A new vegan restaurant, by the name of brEAThe, will soon open its doors in Paris. Created by three vegan friends and caterers, brEAThe combines tradition with innovation. The venue, a former 19th century teahouse, stays...

France’s Vegan Movement Is Soaring and Won’t Slow Down, Says Bloomberg

Fromage, boeuf bourguignon, and escargot are going out of style in France as the nation's consumers increasingly look to vegan options. “French consumers are finally waking up, decades after everybody else,” animal rights activism author Geoffroy Le...

Consuming Raw Dairy Milk Could Lead to Kidney Failure in Children, Says Research

An investigation commissioned by Santé Publique France, a government-run agency supervised by the Minister of Health, revealed that consuming raw dairy milk can have a detrimental impact on the health of children. The investigation was...

Carrefour Highlights Vegan Food at New Paris Supermarket

The City of Light has just got a whole lot brighter for vegan food. Carrefour's new Paris store recently opened, dedicated to offering "all things good and beautiful." Specifically, one-third of the store is...

Brigitte Bardot and Sophie Marceau Fight for CCTV in Slaughterhouses and the Banning of...

Actors Brigitte Bardot and Sophie Marceau are leading a campaign in France which demands the use of cameras in slaughterhouses and aims to ban the sale of eggs from caged hens. Thirteen associations are urging...

Vegan Surf Camp for All Ages Opens in South of France

Vegan Surf Camp on the southwest coast of France is set to open next month for the summer season. Located near the beach in Moliets-Page, and organized by French non-profit L’Amour de la Terre, the...