Veganism

Struggling With Veganuary? Try Part-Time Veganism Instead

Sal Thomas | Posted 17.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Sal Thomas

We're half-way through Veganuary, and for anyone struggling with foregoing the flesh, I'm here to suggest a compromise: part-time veganism. Yep, I know it's an oxymoron, and any all-singing, all-dancing, all-hemp wearing vegans who don't like hypocrisy should probably look away now.

9 Vegan Recipes That Will Makes Veganuray A Doddle

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 13.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle

If you’re struggling to find vegan food inspiration for Veganuary, Pinterest can be a great place to start. For those uninitiated, Veganuray is an a...

The 9 Worst Excuses For Giving Up On Veganuary

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 12.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle

This year you decided to join the growing Veganuary movement - alongside more than 23,000 other people - who vowed to stick to plant-based food for Ja...

Pret A Manger Launches New Vegan Dishes To Help Customers With ‘Veganuary’

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 06.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle

If you’re ditching products derived from animals for ‘Veganuary’, head down to Pret A Manger. The chain has launched a new menu packed with vega...

Veganism: My Journey Towards Ethical Eating

Lee Williscroft-Ferris | Posted 02.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Lee Williscroft-Ferris

Becoming vegan is the single most effective step one can take to contribute to the fight against runaway climate change. As someone who considers themselves an environmentalist, becoming vegan is no longer a personal lifestyle choice, it's an ecological necessity.

My Friend The Vegan

Katie Grace | Posted 20.12.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Katie Grace

Love it or hate it, the plant-based diet is well and truly on the rise...all the world needs now is a Louis Theroux documentary on veganism and that should do it.

Being A Vegan At Christmas... How Veganism Saved My Bacon!

Claire Langdon | Posted 16.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Claire Langdon

Yes, I just used those two words in the same sentence! I know... I'm as surprised as the next person! In fact, I am the last person I ever would have thought would be asked to write a blog about veganism and Christmas; A year ago, neither of these things were important in my life.

How To Have A Vegan Christmas

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 15.12.2016 | UK

Veganism has soared by 350% in the past decade, with more than half a million Britons adopting the lifestyle. But navigating the Christmas period can ...

A Vegan 'Fried Chicken Shop' Is About To Open In London

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 07.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Vegans will soon be able to chow down on “fried chicken” alongside their carnivorous pals, because a vegan fried chicken shop in coming to London....

I'm Donating Every £5 Note I Receive To The Vegetarian Society

Jonathan Young | Posted 01.12.2016 | UK
Jonathan Young

On hearing the revelation I reacted in the usual ways. I searched for the inevitable petition, signed it and shared it. I tweeted to the self-validating echo chamber that is my twitter following. Naturally, I attacked the trolls who were insensitively (if slightly amusingly) telling distraught vegetarians "they shouldn't be eating £5 notes anyway".

Bank Of England's Note Supplier Working On 'Potential Solutions' To Animal Fat Fivers

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 01.12.2016 | UK

The Bank of England has said its supplier is working on “potential solutions” after more than 100,000 people signed a petition calling on them to ...

Animal Fat In £5 Note 'Utterly Unacceptable', Says Hindu Forum Of Britain

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 30.11.2016 | UK

The use of a derivate of animal fat in the new £5 note is “totally and utterly unacceptable”, the Hindu Forum of Britain has said, following reve...

Turns Out The New £5 Note Isn't Acceptable To Vegans Or Vegetarians

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 01.12.2016 | UK

Vegetarians and vegans have been left horrified after it was revealed that the new £5 note contains a derivative of animal fat. This was revealed whe...

How Not To Reduce Meat Consumption

Jonathan Young | Posted 27.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Jonathan Young

The preacher in the town square exists in all areas of life. You can find them in religion, in atheism, in politics, sport or anywhere else where passions run high. Often you'll find them in animal rights circles. Many a meat-eater has told me of a time they were verbally attacked or belittled by a vegetarian or vegan.

Controversial PETA Prank Leaves People Thinking They Drank Dog's Milk

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 23.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A prank has proven controversial after people were incorrectly led to believe they’d consumed dog’s milk. The stunt, by animal rights charity PETA...

When It Comes To Food Production, Ignorance Is Bliss

Jack Peat | Posted 22.11.2016 | UK
Jack Peat

The notion that we may one day become a power source for robots who keep us running by hooking us up to a system that delivers all the sensory requirements a person needs may seem far-fetched, but it's dystopia in its finest form. Not only does it touch on computer control, elements of freedom and individuality, it questions the cost of living in the way we do.

Farmed Animals Are More Intelligent Than We Thought - But This is Missing the Point

Elena Orde | Posted 11.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Elena Orde

We need to value the lives of all animals - regardless of what scientists have proved about their intelligence. We should not value an animal more based on whether it can solve a puzzle or use tools.

Pret's Christmas Menu Is Here (And It Caters To Vegans)

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 08.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Pret’s festive menu has arrived, meaning you can officially start getting excited about Christmas (if you haven’t already). This year’s menu fea...

14 Tweets That Perfectly Sum Up The Struggles Of Being A Vegan

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 01.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Despite there being over 500,000 vegans in the UK, according to the Vegan Society, a plant-based-lifestyle can still be a difficult concept for many p...

A Coeliac, A Diabetic And A Vegan Walk Into A Bakery...

Laura Krippner | Posted 28.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Laura Krippner

There is an ever increasing awareness of dietary requirements for both those with specific illnesses and those who choose not to eat (or use) animal derived products. It seems that the free-from sections of supermarkets are growing on a weekly basis,

New Vegan Cheese Is Made Entirely From Leftover Potatoes

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 12.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle

If you’ve been left unimpressed by Sainsbury’s coconut-based cheese don’t panic, a new type of vegan cheese could be hitting supermarket shelves...

Demand For Dairy Is Driving The Badger Cull

Elena Orde | Posted 07.10.2016 | UK
Elena Orde

The badger cull has clearly been a political tool to keep traditionally conservative-voting farmers and farming communities onside. The government have been keen to show that they are doing something to help, that they are taking a strong stance. In reality this is manifesting in violence and cruelty rather than addressing the root cause - modern farming methods.

Vegans Are Now Calling Their Cheese 'Gary' And It's Hilarious

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 30.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle

After the launch of Sainsbury’s new vegan cheese range, a woman took to Facebook to complain that cheese made from coconut is “not cheese”. In h...

Startup Uses Science To Make Cow's Milk Without The Cows

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 20.09.2016 | UK Tech

One Silicon Valley startup is making it just that little bit easier to lead a vegan or lactose-free lifestyle. California-based entrepreneurs Ryan Pa...

The Vegan Cold War Has Started!

Damien Clarkson | Posted 06.09.2016 | UK Politics
Damien Clarkson

A very real but subtle war is quietly being waged against those who would challenge the status quo. Government's are reliant on the huge profits generated through animal agriculture. And with a looming pensions crisis and creaking health services around the world it could be argued that governments don't want us to live the extra 7 good years that a vegan diet could provide us with.