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This Is What Would Happen If the UK Converted Farmland to Forests

This Is What Would Happen If the UK Converted Farmland to Forests

What would happen if farmland was converted to forest? A new study from Harvard University found that the UK could significantly reduce its carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions by doing so. The study analyzed two potential...
57% of Brits Want to Ditch Meat to Save the Planet

57% of Brits Want to Ditch Meat to Save the Planet

More than half of Brits are willing to change their lifestyles in order to combat climate change. According to a new survey of 3,000 people -- conducted by Modular Classrooms,  which specializes in building sustainable,...
36% of Londoners Are Swapping Out Meat for Plants

36% of Londoners Are Swapping Out Meat for Plants

Thirty-six percent of Londoners are reducing their meat intake, according to a recent survey by lifestyle magazine, Time Out London. "A vegan fish and chip shop, a totally vegan pub and a vegan fried chicken shop are just...
The Vegan Guide to Shopping at Sainsbury’s

The Vegan Guide to Shopping at Sainsbury’s

Updated August 1, 2019 | British supermarket Sainsbury’s is riding the plant-based wave by offering customers more vegan options than ever. Sainsbury’s has always been a go-to for specialist products. The supermarket was one of...
Jeremy Corbyn Hates Brexit But Loves Vegan Falafels

Jeremy Corbyn Calms His Brexit Panic With Falafel

Vegetarian Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn may be stressed from a potential no-deal Brexit but is finding solace in falafel. Corbyn delivered a short speech at the seventh annual British Kebab Awards earlier this week,...
Birds Eye Sells Meat Made From Plants Now

Birds Eye Launches Vegan Meat Range

Frozen food company Birds Eye, which sells frozen fish, chicken, meat-based ready meals, and vegetables, has launched its first vegan meat range in the UK at Tesco and Asda stores. Called Green Cuisine, the line...
National Trust Bans Fox Hunt After Cruelty Allegations

National Trust Bans Fox Hunt After Cruelty Allegations

The National Trust has banned trail hunting on one of its estates following animal cruelty concerns, the BBC reports. The independent charity for environmental and heritage conservation announced that trail hunt licences for the Portman...
A Vegan Pie Just Won a Contest Held By the Pork Association

A Vegan Pie Just Won a Contest Held By the Pork Association

For the first time in its history, a vegan pie has been crowned the winner of the British Pie Awards Competition. The curried sweet potato and butternut squash pie, concocted by butcher Jon Thorner, beat...
More Than 250 Pizza Hut Locations Now Have a 3-Course Vegan Menu

250 Pizza Hut Locations Now Have a 3-Course Vegan Menu

On the heels of its successful January vegan pizza launch, Pizza Hut's 253 UK locations will expand their offerings to include a new three-course vegan menu, featuring four new pizza options, an appetizer, and...
Selfridges Bans the Sale of All Exotic Animal Skins

Selfridges Bans the Sale of All Exotic Animal Skins

High-end department store chain Selfridges has banned the sale of exotic animal skins. The retailer aims to phase out all items made from python, lizard, alligator, and crocodile skin by 2020. Selfridges will still sell...
Vegan Coronation Chickpea Sandwiches Launch at Spar Supermarket

Vegan Coronation Chickpea Sandwiches Launch at Spar Supermarket

Updated October 17, 2019. Spar supermarkets offer a range of vegan-friendly grab-and-go sandwiches and wraps across the UK. The range includes the Beet It wrap, which consists of hummus and char-grilled vegetables with sweet chili sauce...
UK Gets Its First Vegan Cheesemonger In Brixton Village

England Now Has a Vegan Artisan Cheesemonger

A vegan cheese shop is opening its doors in Brixton Village. Despite the nation's heavy interest in plant-based and vegan food over the last several years, La Fauxmagerie is the first all-vegan cheese shop to open in the...
This Is How Many Vegan Meals Brits Ate Last Year

66 Million Brits Ate 150 Million Vegan Meals Last Year

Sales of meat-free meals were up in the UK last year as the nation leads the global shift toward a plant-based diet. According to the Daily Mail, Britons ate 150 million more meat-free dinners last...
Why Chris Packham Is Staying Vegan After Veganuary

Chris Packham Is Staying Vegan Permanently After Completing Veganuary

BBC naturalist Chris Packham hasn't eaten meat in 30 years. But it was 31 days without animal products that finally turned him vegan. "We know the world is eating too much meat, and we know that...
Red Meat Consumption Is Way Down in the UK

UK Red Meat Consumption Drops Nearly 30% in a Decade

Red and processed meat consumption dropped nearly 30 percent in a decade, according to the Food Standard Agency's National Diet and Nutrition Survey (NDNS). According to the data, red and processed meat consumption declined 19g...
Sainsbury’s Butcher Counters to Feature Vegan Meat for the First Time

Sainsbury’s Butcher Counters to Feature Vegan Meat for the First Time

Twenty UK Sainsbury's supermarkets will begin merchandising more than two dozen vegan protein products next to its meat counters for the first time, the chain announced yesterday. “We’re seeing increasing demand for plant-based products, and...

Vegan Meat Brand Oumph! Arrives at Tesco Stores in Ireland

Swedish vegan meat producer Oumph! has secured placement in Tesco supermarket locations across Ireland. The meaty plant-based selection of Oumph! products sold at Tesco include its Pulled Oumph!, Salty & Smoky, Kebab Spiced, Italian Style...
Boomtown Reggae Festival Hints At Going 100% Meat-Free

Boomtown Reggae Festival Hints At Going 100% Meat-Free

Updated May 13, 2019. Popular UK music festival Boomtown says it may soon be a meat-free event. In a social media post at the beginning of the year, one of the fair's organizers theorized on...

Sainsbury’s Launches Vegan Chorizo-Style ‘Shroomdogs’

Major UK supermarket chain Sainsbury's has expanded its vegan range with 29 new products, including chorizo-style Shroomdogs, seitan bacon, and "beefless" Szechuan beef. The launch of the new selections - which includes chilled and frozen...
Brits Saved £2.8 Billion By Eating Less Meat in 2018

Brits Saved £2.8 Billion By Eating Less Meat in 2018

Opting for vegan meals is touted as being better for the planet and your health, but did you know it may also be better for your wallet, too? According to a recent survey, Brits saved...
Scottish Parliament to Introduce Mandatory CCTV Surveillance Slaughterhouses

CCTV to Be Mandatory in Scottish Slaughterhouses

CCTV cameras are to be made mandatory in Scottish slaughterhouses. Rural affairs minister Mairi Gougeon said that the announcement is part of the Scottish government's plan to “improve further the already high standards” of all livestock. The...