We Throw away One Third of the Food We Grow

The COVID pandemic has shown the fragility of our global food supply chains, with many supermarkets and restaurants in almost every country having experienced food shortages. Millions of people in the UK alone have experienced severe food insecurity during COVID-19, according to a recent report by the country’s Foods Standards Agency. But food shortages were prevalent […]

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EU Rejects Controversial Amendment 171 to Restrict Plant-based Dairy Terminology

EU bodies have rejected Amendment 171 (AM171), the draft legislation which would have imposed new restrictions on the terminology used by the plant-based dairy sector. The EU has already banned the use of dairy-derived terms such as ‘almond milk’ or ‘vegan cheese’, and this amendment would have had further implications for the dairy alternatives sector, […]

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V-label Survey

In our view vegan [and vegetarian] products should be widespread, popular and easily recognizable. If you agree, help us make it happen by filling out our short survey by clicking here! The survey is anonymous and there are 24 questions in it. The data of the survey responses do not contain any identifying information about […]

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Global Plant-Based Protein Market Now Worth US$10.3 Billion, Says New Report

The plant-based protein market is now worth US$10.3 billion, says a new report. Analysts cited the rising demand for protein alternatives within the food industry, particularly for pea-based protein sources, as key factors underpinning the value of the market. Driven by shifting consumer trends in high-growth markets in Asia-Pacific, the researchers expect the plant-based protein […]

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Youth Suing European Countries for Climate Change

Sofia and André were only children when they witnessed raging wildfires and sweltering heat waves tear through Portugal, killing 120 people and devastating entire communities. Now, they and four other youths are suing 33 European countries for failing to slash emissions and prevent climate change in an unprecedented court case that could literally change everything. And the real kicker? […]

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The (Christmas) Tree – Chainsaw Massacre?!

Earth was once a planet of trees. Great towering giants, boundless rainforests, and vast woodlands brimming with life. Not anymore. Now half the Earth’s forests are gone. 476 trees are chopped down or burnt every second (over 5,000 since you started reading) — to clear space for ever more cattle, palm oil, and soya. However, Europe is finally considering a new […]

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‘Veggie Burger Ban’ Rejected

Success for vegans and vegetarians as European farmers lose attempt to ban terms such as veggie burger. European parliament decided that meat-related words can be used to describe plant-based foods. Plant-based products that do not contain meat can continue to be labelled “sausages” or “burgers”, European politicians have said, after they rejected a proposal backed by […]

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