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  • 01
  • Nov

11 Ways to Celebrate World Vegan Day

Happy World Vegan Day, everyone! This year, hundreds of people curious about a more compassionate diet have signed our World Vegan Month Pledge and are about to embark on their first 30 days of plant-based eating. It’s an exciting moment because with every single meat-free meal – every single mouthful, even – they’ll be helping animals.

It’s not too late to join them – take the pledge here. Then, whether you’re a veteran vegan or an eager newbie, check out some ways to celebrate today:

  1. Join the World Vegan Month event
  2. Read more.


  • 31
  • Oct

4 Steps to a Fright-Free Halloween and Bonfire Night

Stock HalloweenAutumnal celebrations are in order at this time of year – but sometimes human festivities can leave the animals in our lives perplexed, afraid or even in danger. Taking the following steps will ensure that a fantastic time is had by every member of the family on Halloween and Guy Fawkes Night, including your four-legged companions:


  • 24
  • Oct

The Great Vegan Bake-Off – The Finalists

Mmmmmmmm – cakes, cupcakes, muffins, cookies and pies that look so good you can almost smell them through the computer screen!

These are the finalists of the Great Vegan Bake-Off, our virtual baking competition, and we can’t decide which one looks the best. Take a look at these delicious treats, and leave a comment below letting us know which one you think looks and sounds the tastiest.

Thank you to everyone who voted! The voting has now closed but we’ll be announcing the winner and publishing their recipe on 6 November.Read more.


  • 21
  • Oct

Relate to Who’s on Your Plate

Did your food once have a face?

That’s the question we’re encouraging people to ask themselves this week with a series of thought-provoking demonstrations across the UK ahead of World Vegan Month, which starts in November.

Birmingham

On Monday, compassionate student Shayna – who was a finalist in this year’s Sexiest Vegan Competition – kicked off the week by posing almost naked on a giant plate to help passers-by feel empathy for the animals who are killed by the meat industry.

PETA Demo in Birmingham.

Manchester

Lovely Loretta put her principles into practice on Read more.


  • 09
  • Oct

8 Must-Try Vegan Sandwich Ideas

Making the perfect sandwich is an art form. The concept may be simple – take two slices of bread and insert your (animal-free) filling of choice – but the creative possibilities are endless!

Sampling some of the brand-new range of Violife vegan cheese from Veganic got the PETA office thinking about our favourite cruelty-free sandwiches. Here are some of our top picks:

  1. Kirsty’s Classic “Cheese” Sandwich: There’s nothing fancy about this sandwich, but oh my, it is tasty. Recreate it yourself with thick-cut seeded bread, smothered with basil and cashew pesto, then
  2. Read more.


  • 09
  • Oct

Enter the Great Vegan Bake-Off

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There are so many delicious vegan baked goods, such as doughnuts and apple strudel, on supermarket shelves, but sometimes homemade treats really take the cake.

So we’re launching a search for the most mouth-watering vegan baked goods in Britain and Ireland! Preheat your oven and start planning your pies, cakes, scones, biscuits or whatever else you bake best. If you are new to vegan baking, don’t worry – check out PETA US’ database of delicious recipes to inspire you.

Entering is easy – just bake something that looks delicious and is … Read more.


  • 27
  • Sep

Hail the Kale! More Vegan Grub on the High Street

Good news for sandwich fans! PETA UK Vegan Food Award winner and national fast-food chain Pret A Manger has added even more vegan goodies to its offerings!

A new Super Greens sandwich, featuring kale, spinach and avocado, joins its Naked Avocado Bloomer as a vegan option on its sandwich shelf.

Vegan Option At Pret A Manager

It’s also added more varieties of vegan soup: the beetroot and horseradish soup, South Indian tomato and spice soup, smoky root vegetable and bean soup and butternut squash and sage soup are all delicious and free of animal products.

Pret has also … Read more.


  • 07
  • Sep

‘Humane’ Meat: Don’t Believe the Hype

“Free-range”. “Grass-fed”. “Humane-certified”. “High-welfare”. “Organic”. We’ve all seen these misleading markers slapped onto the carcasses of dead animals and may even have wanted to believe them – but they all conceal the same exploitation and bloodshed.

These labels appeal to people with uneasy consciences who are looking for excuses not to change their habits. But put simply, treating animals ethically means not ending their lives just to satisfy your preference for a certain flavour of protein. Virtually every animal raised for meat ends his or her life in a terrifying abattoir filled … Read more.


  • 21
  • Aug

The Secret Cost of Eggs

stock eggs Many compassionate people refuse to eat meat because they know that killing an animal for his or her flesh is wrong. They might not realise, however, that eggs, although unfertilised, still come at a terrible price.

The UK has a laying flock of 34.8 million chickens, each one of whom lays roughly 314 eggs per year. This flock includes both “barn” and “free-range” birds. Don’t be fooled by the labels, though, as these animals are still typically kept in squalid, crowded conditions; are often debeaked, a painful mutilation in which the … Read more.


  • 08
  • Aug

Glasgow Named Most Vegan-Friendly City

Who says that haggis has to start with, of all things, a sheep’s stomach? Certainly not The 78, The 13th Note or The Bungo Bar & Kitchen – all of which offer meat-free versions of Scotland’s national dish that must be tasted to be believed. They, along with nearly 20 other vegan, vegetarian and vegetarian-friendly restaurants, have made Glasgow PETA’s pick as the Most Vegan-Friendly City in the UK.

Glasgow

Glaswegians should be proud that their hometown is on the cutting edge of healthy cuisine that is Earth- and animal-friendly. Other … Read more.