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Courts Protect Veganism Same As a Religious Right

Court Protects Veganism Same As a Religious Right

Being an ethical vegan should come with the same protection granted to religions, says a British court. The landmark case is the first of its kind. Fifty-five-year-old Londoner Jordi Casamitjana claims that his former employer,...

Asda Is Closing All Of Its Meat and Fish Counters

Asda is shutting down its traditional meat and fish counters and replacing them with ready-to-eat food counters. The UK's second-largest supermarket chain announced the shakeup late last week. Asda previously trialed ready-to-eat "Food for Now"...
Vegan Steak and Ale Pies Are Launching At Delice de France

Delice de France Is Launching Vegan Steak and Ale Pies

Bakery specialist Delice de France has launched a vegan steak and ale pie that will be available in convenience stores across the UK. The meat-free pie, called the Vegan Fake & Ale, features steak-style strips...
KFC to Launch Vegan Chicken in the UK

KFC’s Vegan Chicken Is Coming to the UK

KFC is launching vegan chicken across all 900 UK locations on January 2. According to Vegan Food UK, a new vegan burger named The Zero Chicken Burger will launch in January at the fast-food chain....
5 Million Brits Are Having Their First Vegan Christmas Dinner This Year

5 Million Brits Are Having Their First Meatless Christmas Dinner This Year

Around 5 million Brits will have a meat-free Christmas dinner for the first time ever. This is according to new research released by The Vegan Society. According to the study, more British people are open...
This Heatmap Shows Where People are Ditching Meat in the UK for Christmas

This Heatmap Shows Where People are Ditching Meat in the UK for Christmas

More Brits than ever have sought out vegan and meat-free holiday food this holiday season, according to new data. The "UK Vegan Christmas Heatmap" was released by data provider SEMrush last week. According to the...
Starbucks Is Launching Vegan Bowls, Cake, and Overnight Oats

Starbucks Is Launching Vegan Bowls, Cake, and Overnight Oats

Starbucks is adding more vegan items to its UK menus. According to Vegan Food UK, the coffee shop chain will be launching a vegan Chocolate & Raspberry Mini Loaf Cake, a Vegan Smoky Jackfruit &...
Watch Tesco’s Controversial New Vegan Sausage Commercial

Watch Tesco’s Controversial New Vegan Sausage Commercial

A new Tesco commercial has earned the UK's largest supermarket chain criticism from the National Farmers Union. NFU President Minette Batters wrote to Tesco over its new Food Love Stories spot entitled "Carl's 'All Change'...
New Flu Vaccine Spares 50 Million Chickens

New Flu Vaccine Could Spare 50 Million Chickens

Britain now offers a chicken egg-free flu vaccine. The move has been praised as a win for animal welfare and could spare 50 million eggs a year if it replaces the original vaccine. Vaccine production...
Tesco Expands Its Wicked Kitchen Range With Vegan Meat Options

Tesco Expands Its Wicked Kitchen Range With Vegan Meat Options

Tesco is expanding its vegan options. The UK's largest supermarket chain is launching more ready meals and vegan meat options under its Wicked Kitchen own brand label. Tesco operates more than 3,400 stores in the...
Jamie Oliver Stars In New Channel 4 Cooking Show ‘Meat-Free Meals’

Jamie Oliver’s New Cooking Show Is Completely Vegetarian

Despite closing nearly two-dozen of his Italian-themed restaurants in the last year, perennial celebrity chef Jamie Oliver shows no signs of slowing down. He brings a new cooking series "Jamie's Meat-Free Meals" to Channel...
Aldi Now Has Vegan Gluten-Free Jammie Dodgers

Aldi Now Has Vegan Gluten-Free Jammie Dodgers

Aldi's UK stores are now stocking gluten-free vegan jammie dodgers. Jammie dodger biscuits made by award-winning gluten-free biscuit brand Prewett's were shared on Instagram by the account Accidentally Vegan UK. Its vegan Jammie Wheels feature...
Princess Beatrice Is Throwing a Royal Vegan Birthday Party

Princess Beatrice Is Throwing a Royal Vegan Birthday Party

Princess Beatrice is planning a very vegan dinner party to celebrate her 31st birthday next month. The daughter of the Duke and Duchess of York recently adopted a plant-based diet according to the Mail on...
Vegan To-Go Sandwich and Salad Fridges Launch In Holland & Barrett

Vegan To-Go Sandwich and Salad Fridges Launch In Holland & Barrett

The UK’s leading health and wellness retailer Holland & Barrett is increasing its vegan to-go offerings with the launch of a refrigerated section dedicated to quick meal solutions.  The health-focused chain operates more than 750...
Aldi’s New Meat-Free Range Is Called ‘I Am Vegan’

Aldi’s New Meat-Free Range Is Called ‘I Am Vegan’

Budget supermarket chain Aldi UK just launched its own plant-based range called I Am Vegan. The first product under the new brand is a two-pack of vegan beef quarter pounders. The "succulent" patties are made...
There's Now a Giant 15-Metre Greta Thunberg Mural in Bristol

There’s Now a Giant 15-Metre Greta Thunberg Mural in Bristol

There's now a mural of vegan climate change activist Greta Thunberg in Bristol. UK-based aerosol artist Jody Thomas painted the 15-metre (50-foot) portrait of the 16-year-old Swedish activist on the face of the historic Tobacco...
Brexit or Not, Boris Johnson Is Going Vegan

Brexit or Not, Boris Johnson Is Going Vegan

Brexit may be indefinitely stalled after the EU parliament vote, but one thing moving full-speed ahead for the future British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is... a lot more tofu? That's the news according to...
Mr. Kipling Owner Is Launching a Vegan Dessert Range

Mr. Kipling Owner Is Launching a Vegan Dessert Range

Mr. Kipling parent company, Premier Foods, is grabbing a slice of the vegan pie - literally. It's announced plans to launch a vegan dessert range. Premier Foods announced the plans, "in response to current consumer...
One Vegan Meal a Week Reduces UK Emissions By 8%

One Vegan Meal a Week Reduces UK Emissions By 8%

Brits could reduce the nation's greenhouse gas emissions by more than eight percent annually by swapping red meat for a vegan meal just once per week, new data reveal. An 8.4 percent reduction in GHGs...
The UK Could Be ‘100% Vegan’ By 2030, Says ExpertThe UK Could Be ‘100% Vegan’ By 2030, Says Expert

The UK Could Be ‘100% Vegan’ By 2030, Says Expert

A researcher has claimed that the UK could be entirely vegan in just over 10 years time. Tom Milner -- dubbed "The Vegan Engineer" -- recently conducted a survey on 2,800 people who currently follow...
99.5% of Brits Want a Worldwide Ban on Animal Testing

99.5% of Brits Want a Worldwide Ban on Animal Testing

Nearly 100 percent of UK residents are in favor of a global ban on cosmetic animal testing. A survey of 500 individuals conducted by UK-based animal welfare nonprofit the Naturewatch Foundation found that 99.5 percent...