UK Gets Tough on Animal Welfare

6th March 2020

Two new measures introduced recently in Westminster and by the Scottish Government show that the UK is set to get tough on animal welfare and those who are guilty of animal cruelty. Firstly, the Animal Welfare (Sentencing) Bill has been published by Conservative MP Chris Loder, which will enable tougher prison sentences for the most […]

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Vegan Society Launches Employers’ Guide

18th February 2020

Following last month’s landmark ruling that ethical veganism qualifies as a philosophical belief for the purposes of the Equality Act, the Vegan Society has issued guidance to employers to help them avoid direct or indirect discrimination. Zoologist Jordi Casamitjana filed a claim against his former employer, the League Against Cruel Sports, saying he was discriminated […]

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New Standards for Vegan Fashion

6th February 2020

When Adidas launched its vegan trainer, it confirmed a growing appetite among consumers for clothing that was free from any animal by-products in their materials or the production process.  And now, in this rapidly expanding market, the British Retail Consortium (BRC) has launched a new series of voluntary guidelines and standards for retailers and brands […]

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Growing Herbs from Seed

28th January 2020

Some who are new to veganism are looking for ways to make their meals tastier – and a way to do that is to use herbs and spices, many of which also have a variety of health benefits.  But buying fresh cut herbs can be expensive, and waste is high.  There is, of course, a […]

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