Vegan News

23 May 2016

Refugee children in Calais will receive animal colouring books from PETA

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has sent hundreds of animal-themed colouring books to children who have been forced to leave their home countries and look for refuge ...
20 May 2016

VICTORY: Barbaric ‘Toro de la Vega’ Bull Stabbing Festival Finally Banned!

PETA has just received the joyous news that the Toro de le Vega 'Festival' has now been banned by the regional government in Spain. Traditionally, a bull was pursued and ...
19 May 2016

Vegan sorbets feature in the world's first lickable florists

To mark the Chelsea Flower Show- Amorino (an artisan gelato boutique) has created the world's first 'lickable florists'. The boutique now offers ten wonderfully delicious sorbet flavours that are made ...
19 May 2016

Heavyweight boxing champion David Haye takes a jab at the meat industry

David Haye, heavyweight-boxing champion shows he is both kind and strong in this new PETA campaign, which focuses on the power of a vegan diet in sport. Haye speaks openly ...
18 May 2016

Animal charity now has four legged fundraisers

The volunteers at Blue Cross care for thousands of unwanted pets every year. They help them find happy and loving homes as well as raise funds to give them everything ...
18 May 2016

Veganism up by 350%

It would seem that veganism is the fastest growing lifestyle movement. There are over half a million vegans in the UK according to The Vegan Society who conducted a study ...
17 May 2016

An open letter to vegetarians: 'Thanks vegetarians, but you can do one better'

Hey there vegetarians. We need to chat - and what better time than National Vegetarian Week? Many people go vegetarian because they want to opt out of contributing to animal ...
13 May 2016

Brighton ranks first in England for ‘vegan’ google searches

People from Brighton are the most enthusiastic to learn about plant based eating according to Google. The findings reveal that the seaside town in East Sussex has the largest percentage ...
10 May 2016

PETA urges Bernard Matthews to lay off the turkeys not the employees

Following the reposts about the financial crisis Bernard Matthews are going through PETA sent a letter to the CEO, Rob Burnett. It asked him to lay off the turkeys not ...
9 May 2016

Leather made from pineapple leaf fibres receives ‘PETA Approved’ logo

Shoppers are looking for leather free alternatives more than ever before as people learn about the cruelty to animals, environmental impact and worker abuse linked with animal derived clothing. A ...
9 May 2016

PETA to Kate Hopkins: If You're Going to Shove a Sausage up Your Bum, Make It Vegan!

Katie Hopkins promised she would run naked through London with a sausage in her bottom if Labour MP Sadiq Khan becomes mayor of London. PETA- the animal rights group sent ...
5 May 2016

Warrington's Thelwall junior school students write award winning anti-SeaWorld letters

Students in Class 4 of Thelwall Community School in Warrington have been given a Compassionate Action Award for writing letters to expose the suffering of captive orcas at SeaWorld. Teacher ...
5 May 2016

Lucky Chip is asked to make tweaks to their vegetarian burger named after Woody Harrelson

PETA have sent a letter to London's Lucky Chip restaurant after they heard about their 'Woody Harrelson' Portobello mushroom burger- with cheese. The actor has been vegan for a long ...
4 May 2016

Pop-up shop shocks shoppers with ‘blood’ and beating ‘hearts’ in ‘luxury’ bags

When you first see "Leatherworks"- it seems to be a pop-up shop for luxury goods at one of Thailand's biggest shopping centres. The PETA Asia video shows what's inside snakeskin ...
4 May 2016

PETA launches contest to find the hottest vegans in the UK and Ireland

The world of celebrity has more hot vegans than you can shake a stick at- Ellie Goulding, Natalie Portman, Jessica Chastain, Jared Leto, David Haye and Joaquin Phoenix. PETA would ...
4 May 2016

Sharon Osbourne Asks Croatia to Prevent Chinchilla Torture on Fur Farms

This week, The X Factor judge Sharon Osbourne who is also an animal advocate wrote to Croatia's minister of agriculture, Davor Romic. In the letter she asks him to impose ...
28 April 2016

Prada has a new part-owner- PETA US

This comes after an eyewitness expose showed 1-year-old ostriches being electrocuted and having their throats slit all for so-called 'luxury' Ostrich skin bags. VIEWER DISCRETION ADVISED- THIS VIDEO CONTAINS IMAGES ...
26 April 2016

The UK’s dairy crisis could end with a single soya bean

Dairy prices are plummeting across the UK so PETA has proposed the dairy industry swap cow's milk for sustainable, cruelty free soya milk that is profitable. PETA has sent a ...
22 April 2016

Joanna Lumley and Jane Goodall speak out against animal testing

Just before World Week for Animals in Laboratories (23rd-30th April) the Animal Justice Project and PETA sent an open letter to the Swedish Ambassador to the UK. It was accompanied ...
22 April 2016

Downton Abbey star pays homage to Shakespeare in new video

William Shakespeare fans around the globe will mark the 400th anniversary of his death on 23rd April 2016. Downton Abbey actor Peter Egan proves in this video for PETA just ...
20 April 2016

PETA founder ‘tortured’ in protest of MoD’s tests on animals

In Trafalgar Square today, PETA founder Ingrid Newkirk was restrained to a medieval torture device and fitted with a gas mask. This was hooked up to tanks of "toxic chemicals". ...
18 April 2016

Inky the octopus escaped from his aquarium tank into the sea

Inky the octopus made his escape from the National Aquarium of New Zealand last week when the lid of his tank was left ajar. He made his way into the ...
18 April 2016

Indian soap and detergent manufacturers prohibited from testing on animals

After a Right to Information request was sent out, PETA India has now been ordered by the Committee of the Purpose of Control and Supervision of Experiments on Animals (CPCSEA) ...
8 April 2016

The government backtracks on plans to get rid of statutory animal welfare codes

Defra has done away with its plans to scrap statutory codes in place for broiler chickens for industry created guidelines. This came only a few hours after receiving a joint ...
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