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Switzerland Just Got Its First Vegan Doughnut Shop

Switzerland Just Got Its First Vegan Donut Shop

Switzerland now has a vegan donut shop. Mystifry, which previously operated as a pop-up bakery, opened its brick-and-mortar location in the historic city of Basel earlier this summer. It was successfully crowdfunded in May, thanks...
Swiss Supermarket Migros Just Launched a Vegan Food Range

Swiss Supermarket Migros Just Launched New Vegan Food

Switzerland's largest supermarket Migros has launched V-Love—its own vegan-friendly barbecue food range—just in time for summer. V-Love is an expansion of the Swiss retailer's current plant-based selections. Migros currently offers nearly 700 certified meat-free products,...
Lidl Switzerland Now Has a Dedicated Meat-Free Section

Lidl Switzerland Now Has a Dedicated Meat-Free Section

Lidl Switzerland is launching a dedicated vegan and vegetarian section across all of its stores. The budget-friendly supermarket has more than 140 locations nationwide. Lidl initially trialed the "veggie block" concept at 53 stores. Along...
Switzerland May Soon Ban All Factory Farms

Switzerland May Soon Ban All Factory Farms

The Swiss public will vote on a proposed constitutional amendment that guarantees better welfare for factory-farmed animals. The amendment is to be drafted by the government, according to the Federal Food Safety and Veterinary...
Newly Elected Swiss Politician Is on a Mission to Ban Factory Farming

Newly Elected Swiss Politician Is on a Mission to Ban Factory Farming

Meret Schneider has earned a seat in Switzerland's National Council. The Swiss politician initiated the proposal to ban factory farming earlier this year. Schneider, who is also the co-founder of the animal rights think tank...
Switzerland Just Banned the Egg Industry From Grinding Live Chicks

Switzerland Just Banned the Egg Industry From Grinding Live Chicks

Switzerland has banned the shredding of live male chicks in its egg industry for animal cruelty reasons. Last week, the Swiss parliament voted to prohibit the maceration of male chicks born into the egg industry....
2.6 Million Swiss Are Reducing Their Meat Consumption

2.6 Million Swiss Are Reducing Their Meat Consumption

(Updated September 1, 2019). Roughly 2.6 million Swiss people -- or 31 percent of the population are cutting back on or have eliminated meat consumption. That's according to a recent survey conducted by Swissveg,...
Why Switzerland May Soon Ban Animal Testing

Why Switzerland May Soon Ban Animal Testing

People in Switzerland will soon vote on whether the animal testing of products sold in the country should be allowed following concerns about animal welfare and cruelty, the Washington Post reported. The move came about...

Major Swiss Supermarket Launches Vegan ‘Goat’ Camembert and Ricotta Cheese

Swiss retail giant Coop has launched three vegan cheeses from the award-winning organic dairy-free startup, New Roots. The launch includes organic vegan Camembert, cream cheese, and "Free the Goat" cheese, which has a ricotta-like texture, reports...

Switzerland Dietary Guidelines Recommend 70% Drop in Meat Consumption

New Swiss dietary guidelines suggest that the consumption of meat in the country is three times higher than it should be. According to Le News, a Swiss newspaper for English speakers, Switzerland's citizens eat around...

Switzerland Named Best Country to Be Vegetarian in Europe

Switzerland is the top country in Europe to be vegetarian, according to a new study conducted by the Eco Experts. The study looked at twenty-six European countries and compared the number of veggie-friendly restaurants available,...

Boiling Lobsters Alive Has Now Been Made Illegal in Switzerland

Switzerland has just made a huge step in the right direction for sea animals in the food industry - a new animal welfare regulation will make boiling lobster and all other crustaceans alive completely...

Switzerland’s Meat and Dairy Consumption is Destroying Brazil’s Rainforest

Swiss people are using their vote to never run out of food ever again. On Sunday this week, polls will determine an amendment to constitution which will "guarantee food supply, protect land and ensure...