Vegan News

29 September 2016

PETA offers advice for the UK’s ‘fat capital’

Recent findings have identified that Wirral is the UK's 'fat capital' as it houses the highest number of overweight people in the country. PETA sent a letter (below) to Wirral ...
28 September 2016

7 new vegan cheeses go on sale today!

After the news of more vegan ice cream yesterday- today the good news just keeps on coming. Sainsburys has now developed seven (!) new coconut based alternatives to cheese and ...
27 September 2016

Chill out- there's only another 3 flavours of vegan ice cream hitting the shelves!

Vegans in the UK can currently indulge in Booja Booja, Sweedish Glace and Almond Dream when they fancy a bowl of ice cream without actual cream but the selection has ...
26 September 2016

Mobile butcher to appear at West Midlands Vegan Festival?!

The West Midlands Vegan Festival has an unexpected visitor this year- a butcher's shop! The latest shop to join the exhibition will be selling streaky rashers, smoked steak, rare roast ...
20 September 2016

Full list of winners in PETA’s 2016 Food Awards

The number of British vegans has risen to more than half a million so there are more and more people seeking out plant based meals, snacks and beverages than ever ...
15 September 2016

Ireland’s newest cork handbag company receives PETA Approved Vegan logo

There has been an increase in shoppers looking for leather-free handbags as the number of vegans continues to rise. Le Suri, is a new Dublin-based creator of clutch bags, totes, ...
13 September 2016

Alan Cumming says going vegan keeps him young and energised in new PETA video

Alan Cumming is currently on this 'Sappy Songs' tour, however he took time away from his busy schedule to film a new video with PETA on going vegan. He admits ...
1 September 2016

Vegetarians lose weight twice as fast as meat-eaters, according to new study

According to a new study by Forza Supplements, veggies tend to lose weight twice as fast as meat eaters. The results suggest that the fastest way to lose weight is ...
30 August 2016

The Great Vegan Bake Off is back!

In 2014, PETA launched its very own Great Vegan Bake off and the competition saw contestants submit a whole host of delicious looking cruelty free treats. PETA is now inviting ...
30 August 2016

PETA roasts ‘dog’ in Trafalgar Square

As the kids' summer holidays draw to a close- PETA decided to roast a 'dog' in Trafalgar Square above a sign that read; "If You Wouldn't Eat a Dog, Why ...
24 August 2016

The Great British Bake Off gets its first vegan baker!

The Great British Bake Off gets it's first vegan baker in the tent this year- 28 year old support worker Rav Bansal. For many- the thought of baking without eggs ...

17 August 2016

Londoners react to vegan ice cream during heat wave

Beautiful women wearing pinup-style bikinis and high heels handed out free vegan ice creams to passers-by yesterday and PETA caught their reactions on video. Watch how these people react to ...
16 August 2016

'Not ready to ‘MEAT your maker?’ New billboard encourages people to go vegan to prevent early death

There's a vegan message from PETA on a new billboard in Belfast. The words 'not ready to meat your maker?' are illustrated with a meat pie in the shape of ...
16 August 2016

Fashion blogger named UK’s best-dressed vegan

The folks at PETA searched through fashion blogs, social media posts and launched a web search inviting vegans with a passion for fashion to highlight their unique style. PETA has ...
12 August 2016

This cupboard staple has just been veganised!

For those vegans who may be a little fed up of baked beans on their own- Suma has come up with the classic baked beans and sausages combo- made from ...
12 August 2016

Jason Biggs is ‘beaten’, ‘shocked’ and ‘chained’ in PETA US Anti Circus Video

Imagine if actors were treated the way animals were in a circus? Well you no longer have to wonder what it would be like because Jason Biggs has released a ...
9 August 2016

Dunvegan or ‘GoVegan’-PETA asks Scottish castle to make a change

PETA has sent a suggestion to Scotland's Dunvegan Castle this morning: become the world's first vegan castle, along with this- a name change to GoVegan Castle . In the letter, PETA ...
9 August 2016

Gloria Steinem also requests ban on running of the bulls festival

Feminist icon Gloria Steinem is another famous name to join with PETA to sign a petition addressed to the Mayor of Pamplona- Joseba Asirón, calling for the San Fermín Running ...
1 August 2016

Fran Healy joins PETA in opposing new rabbit farm application

The lead singer of Travis, Fran Healy, has reportedly signed a petition to reject the application for a rabbit farm in his home town of Staffordshire. Along with Healy, 17,000 ...
28 July 2016

The Walking Dead awarded with PETA US innovation in TV award for using magic not animals

The Walking Dead Season 7 trailer premiered at San Diego Comic-Con on Friday and featured the long awaited King Ezekiel's on-screen debut along with his tiger and zombie-eating sidekick- Shiva. ...
28 July 2016

Homeless pets recreate Beatrix Potter images to mark 150th birthday

To mark Beatrix Potter's 150th birthday, one of Britain's oldest pet charities- Blue Cross- found the perfect residents to bring some of the most iconic images by Beatrix Potter back ...

27 July 2016

Pope Francis asked to ban Mexican festival

Since the horrific footage was released from the Santa Ana festival in Mochitlán , Mexico, PETA has taken action. WARNING: THIS VIDEO CONTAINS FOOTAGE SOME MAY FIND UPSETTING- VIEWER DISCRETION ADVISED ...
26 July 2016

Thirty women’s, children’s and animal organisations urge the ban of the San Fermin Festival

Many organisations have come together to show they are against the reported violence, alleged sexual assault and supposed cruelty to animals that happened in the San Fermin Festival in Pamplona, ...
20 July 2016

Topshop, Primark, Warehouse and other high-street shops ban down feathers following PETA expose

After the PETA US and PETA Asia expose that showed workers in China pin down geese and rip their feathers out while they struggled and screamed, several high-street shops have ...
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