Category Archive: News

Nov 28

2/3rds of Fresh Chicken Sold in British Stores Contain E. Coli

By Sean Poulter, The Daily Mail 78 per cent of fresh chicken sold in high streets in England had E.coli E.coli causes stomach upsets and, in some cases, fatalities¬† It is implicated in more than 5,500 deaths a year in England alone This strain does not cause diarrhoea or vomiting Two-thirds of the fresh chicken …

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Nov 28

Vegan Sets New Record for Weightlifting in Iceland

Weight lifter Huda B. Waage has set a new national record in Iceland for squat lifts. The entirely vegan lifter was able to lift 205 kilograms (452 pounds) in a squat, besting the previous record. “You can be strong without eating meat and animal byproducts”, says Waage, who credits her plant-based diet for giving her …

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Nov 27

Study: Plant-Based Diet Safe for Dogs, May Have Medical Benefits

A new study is one of the first to examine the health consequences of an entirely plant-based diet for canines. The DOGG Canine-Nutrition Company recently announced the results of their veterinarian-guided feeding trial. The study included 20 dogs placed on a “fresh, pure, whole, plant-based diet”. For all of these canines it was found that …

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Aug 10

Study: Vegetarians Have Significantly Reduced Risk of Irritable Bowel Syndrome

A study published this week by the U.S. National Institute of Health, and published in print by the journal Neurogastroenterology & Motility, has found that a vegetarian diet is associated with a significantly reduced risk of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), compared to diets where meat is consumed on a regular basis. “Although several dietary factors …

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Jul 24

Zambia Government Halts Slaughter of 2,000 Hippos

Zambia’s Department of National Parks and Wildlife has announced that it will halt the killing of hundreds of hippopotami that was planned over the next several years. In total, 2,000 hippos were set to be killed over the next five years, a move the government says could help prevent the spread of anthrax. However, the …

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Jun 24

Gardein Vegan Meats Now Sold in Over 23,000 Stores, 150 Colleges

Gardein, launched in 2010 and purchased in 2014 by Pinnacle Foods (parent company of Vlassic, Duncan Hines and many others), has quickly become a dominate player in the vegan meat market. Until now, however, no one knew exactly how dominate. As reported by Latest Vegan News, Gardein products are currently in over 23,000 stores across …

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Jun 24

Did You Know: Olive Garden Breadsticks Are Vegan

Olive Garden isn’t exactly known for being vegan friendly, with their popular salad dressing riddled with dairy and a menu filled with meat and cheese. However, despite what many people might think, Olive Garden’s famous breadsticks are entirely vegan. Rejoice! Olive Garden actually has a guide on their website for what on their menu is …

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May 20

Study: Fruit Intake in Adolescents and Young Adults Reduces Breast Cancer Risk

A new study conducted at the¬†Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, and published in the British Medical Journal, has found that consuming high levels of fruit as a teenager – and oranges and kale as a young adult – can significantly reduce the risk of breast cancer. For the study, researchers took data from …

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May 19

Baileys Introduces New Almond Milk Liqueur

Baileys, famous for their liqueurs, has introduced a new liqueur made with almond milk. “Our almondmilk is made from sweet almond oil and almond essence (extracted from crushed almonds), cane sugar and purified water with a touch of real vanilla”, Baileys states on their website. “This smooth spirit blends the luscious, nutty flavors of real …

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May 19

Number of Vegans in Britain More than Triples in Past 10 Years

A new study conducted by Ipsos MORI, and commissioned by the Vegan Society and Vegan Life Magazine, has found that there are over half a million people following a vegan diet in Britain, an over 350% increase over the past decade. According to the study – the largest of its kind ever conducted in Britain …

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May 18

Study: Vegan Blood Drastically More Effective At Combating Prostate Cancer Cells

A new study published in the Journal of Urology, and published online by the U.S. National Institute of Health, has found that the blood of those following a vegan diet is almost eight times more effective at combating prostate cancer cells than the blood of those following a typical American diet that includes the regular …

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May 18

Vegan Marshmallows Now Available at Trader Joe’s

Although not impossible, finding vegan marshmallows is a challenge, especially if you live outside of big cities like Seattle and San Francisco. However, Trader Joe’s has made a big move in making this task easier by offering their own brand of vegan marshmallows. Even better, 10 ounce bags retail at just $2.99, considerably lower than …

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