Legal challenge to include vegan milk in schools on par with cow’s milk

Today I want to share with you a press release about how nurseries and schools only offer free cows milk to children and not a vegan alternative.  This is something we have experienced as my son has just started school and all the children get free cows milk.  Obviously as we are vegan I have … Continue reading Legal challenge to include vegan milk in schools on par with cow’s milk

EU proposal to ban ‘meaty’ names up for debate in Parliament

Back in April I shared a press release with you about the EU proposal to ban vegan and vegetarian food from being called such names as ‘burgers’ and sausages’.  Well I’d hoped this ridiculousness had gone away and these very important people were spending their time on more important and pressing issues, but no.  It’s … Continue reading EU proposal to ban ‘meaty’ names up for debate in Parliament

Climate emergency: Shift to vegan diet vital to meet Paris targets, warns charity

Major political parties are being urged to include veganism at the centre of food and farming policies after declaring a national climate emergency. The Vegan Society is imploring politicians to “translate this announcement into action” by adopting policies that encourage plant-based diets, offer vegan food in public sector canteens and support farmers in moving away … Continue reading Climate emergency: Shift to vegan diet vital to meet Paris targets, warns charity

EU want to ban meaty names like sausage and burger for vegan food

I’ve just received a press release and want to share it with you as I think it is so ridiculous.  I’ve already seen news of this happening on one of my favourite websites called Plant Based News where I highly recommend signing up to their weekly newsletters as you’ll get loads of the top plant … Continue reading EU want to ban meaty names like sausage and burger for vegan food

NHS urged to remove restriction on non-dairy milks

The NHS has been urged to be inclusive of vegans through its Healthy Start voucher scheme which currently includes vouchers that can only be used to purchase cow’s milk and free supplements containing animal-derived vitamin D. The Vegan Society has written a formal letter to the NHS about its scheme that allows some pregnant women and parents of … Continue reading NHS urged to remove restriction on non-dairy milks

Vegan options should be provided for everyone, say campaigners

The Vegan Society is targeting the UK Government with a petition calling on public sector institutions to provide at least one vegan food option on every menu every day. Campaigners say there is potential for England to become the first country in Europe to enshrine a right to good quality, affordable, plant-based food in law. Offer at … Continue reading Vegan options should be provided for everyone, say campaigners