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  • 24
  • May

Embrace a Greener Diet: ‘Lettuce’ Show You the Way

In outfits cunningly fashioned from lettuce leaves, PETA volunteers tempted passers-by at Manchester’s Piccadilly Gardens yesterday with free vegan sausages. Sowing the seeds of healthy vegan eating in the minds of Mancunians, the lovely “Lettuce Ladies” were there to celebrate National Vegetarian Week – and to extol the benefits of a green and compassionate diet.

While wielding signs reading, “Turn Over a New Leaf: Go Vegan”, supporters also showed the lunchtime crowd our powerful video “Glass Walls“, narrated by Paul McCartney. The short film exposes the suffering of animals in … Read more.

  • 15
  • Mar

Giants Goalie Joins Sexy ‘Lettuce Lady’ to Bring ‘Go Green, Go Vegan’ Message for St Patrick’s Day

Wearing a minidress made entirely of lettuce leaves, Nicola Ward, a finalist in PETA’s 2011 Sexiest European Vegetarian contest, and her beau, Belfast Giants star goalie Stephen Murphy – decked out in a lettuce-leaf suit – asked Belfast residents to “Go Green, Go Vegan” in the run-up to St. Patrick’s Day. The flashy vegan couple pointed out that going vegan is the best way to help animals and the planet.

In addition to causing animal suffering on a massive scale, the meat industry is one of the top causes of water … Read more.

  • 03
  • Oct

Happy Vegetarian Awareness Month

Yesterday saw World Vegetarian Day arrive, which kicks off Vegetarian Awareness Month – a whole month of opportunities to try something new and learn just how great a meat-free diet can be! So many compassionate celebs (and PETA supporters) have already made the decision to ditch meat, including Pamela Anderson, Sir Paul McCartney, Eliza Doolittle, Owain Yeoman, Leona Lewis, Bryan Adams, Russell Brand, and Chantelle Houghton – who recently launched our brand-new vegetarian/vegan starter kit.

What better time to give it a shot than … Read more.

  • 05
  • Sep

Miss Earth Contestant: The Best Way to Go Green Is to Go Vegetarian

Wearing a bikini made of lettuce leaves – complemented by a diamante crown – and holding a sign that reads, “Save the Earth: Go Veg”, Miss Earth contestant Maragarita Nazarenko joined PETA outside the largest meat market in the UK today to tell passers-by that the best thing that we can do to protect the environment is to stop eating animals.

“I’ve always been concerned about the health of the planet and my own health, so going vegetarian is one of the best decisions I’ve ever made,” says Nazarenko, who is representing … Read more.

  • 10
  • May

Sexy Lettuce Lady and Lad Entice Fair-Goers With Free Food

PETA’s gorgeous Lettuce Lad and Lady were outside Earl’s Court Real Food Festival on Friday giving away meat-free sausage samples to visiting foodies. Judging by the speed at which they were refilling their trays, the vegan treats were a real hit with the crowd, and why not? For those hooked on meat, vegan sausages and other faux meats have all the flavour of your favourite foods, without any of the cruelty.

Every year, more than a billion animals are raised and killed in Britain in conditions that would horrify any compassionate person. … Read more.

  • 09
  • Dec

Lettuce Ladies Take On Gaga

PETA’s lovely Lettuce Ladies were very visible outside Madame Tussauds today, handing out tasty vegan sausages to people queuing up for the unveiling of the new Lady Gaga wax figure. To celebrate the event, the famous wax museum offered free admission to the first 100 people who showed up to the event dressed like the rocker.

Expecting to see some attendees emulating Lady Gaga’s notorious meat dress, which she wore at the MTV Video Music Awards, the Lettuce Ladies decided to head on over to the event and spread the vegan … Read more.

  • 08
  • Nov

Lettuce Ladies Celebrate Vegetarian Awareness Month

PETA kicked off Vegetarian Awareness Month with the help of the lovely Rokhsaneh Ghawam-Shahidi, better known to many as “Leyla Harding” on the TV show Emmerdale. Ghawam-Shahidi wowed passersby in Leeds at the beginning of October by modelling a dress made entirely of lettuce leaves!

As October ended, so too did Vegetarian Awareness Month, and PETA’s gorgeous Lettuce Ladies used the opportunity to hand out delicious vegan sausages, kindly donated by The Redwood Wholefood Company, and spread the word about the benefits of eating a plant-based diet.  Holding … Read more.

  • 01
  • Oct

Emmerdale’s ‘Leyla Harding’ is A Natural Beauty in Lettuce Gown

She’s best known to Emmerdale fans as feisty Leyla Harding, the fun-loving girl who has achieved her dream of buying the “old farm shop”. But the issue that really gets actor Rokhsaneh Ghawam-Shahidi fired up in real life is promoting a vegan lifestyle!

Manchester-born Rokhsaneh took time out of her hectic filming schedule to join PETA in celebrating the start of Vegetarian Awareness Month. Wearing a stunning gown made entirely of real lettuce leaves, Rokhsaneh urged shoppers in Leeds to “Let Vegetarianism Grow on You!” while PETA activists dished out delicious Redwood … Read more.