Vegetarians International Voice for Animals

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Here's a look into our wonderful supporters and what they've been doing.
Heather Eden donated £500 to Viva! in memory of her adored dog, Vippy. Thank you for your kindness, Heather, and truly sorry at the passing of your best friend.
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Great news! Bolivia is rejecting fast-food chains.  
Bolivia has become the first Latin American nation to be McDonalds-free aft
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Here's what happens when those in need are helped by Veggie Funds.
Carolyn P, a vegetarian in her late 70s,
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100 re-homed Chimpanzees saved from being used in experiments.
The US’s National Institutes of Health (NIH) were intending to tra
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An interactive iPhone recipe app for vegetarians and vegans based on their taste and things they want to avoid.
Ven.io – ‘a wholesome lifestyle solution’ – has produced an interactive iPhone recipe app for vegetarians and vegans based on their taste and things they want to avoid.
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A website and mobile apps that list which alcohol is Vegan.
If you want to know if a particu
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PayPal co-founder and billionaire entrepreneur, Elon Musk, is planning one day to build a settlement for 80,000 people on Mars – and they will all be vegetarian.
PayPal co-founder and billionaire entrepreneur, Elon Musk,
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If you are exploring the possibilities of veggie and vegan diets in your family, you may wonder whether it is possible for your dog to go meat-free too. The answer is yes! Viva!’s Felicity Richards chats to three Viva! supporters who have delightful doggies to prove it and Damien Eadie, manager of Veggie Pets.
What is in pet food?
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Tue, 02/11/2014
30-Day Vegan Takes Over from Veganuary
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Are you veggie, but vegan-curious? Vegan already but know someone who could do with a little vegan love? Why not pledge to eat delicious vegan food, for every meal this January.
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When I first heard about the 5:2 diet I was sceptical but the attitude of friends aroused my curiosity. It’s working for them!
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HSBC seem to have started an international obsession with their TV advertising.
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They’re rarer than wild pandas, utterly unique yet to the passing eye appear to be just another herd of unusually coloured cattle.
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Our campaign to persuade leading camera manufacturer, Nikon, to end its support for hunting has sent shockwaves around the worldwide photography community and was featured in the Independent
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Skin is the body’s largest organ and has a string of important functions but what we usually care about is how it looks.
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T. Colin Campbell knows a thing or two about nutrition! To appreciate the importance of Whole, you have to know Campbell’s background.
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Sensationalist articles constantly tell you what foods to eat and what to avoid – but do they know what they’re talking about? Can you believe them or is it just paid-for advertising, political chicanery or ignorance? It’s often hard to tell so here are a few home truths about some common items on your shopping list.
By Veronika Powell, Viva! Health campaigner Cheese
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We were ‘over-the-moon’ when we found that Amazon had removed foie-gras from its online British store!
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The Didsbury Dinners Lady
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Across Gloucestershire and Somerset, caring people have made the shooters job as difficult as possible.
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Campaigns manager Justin Kerswell reviews the political shambles that is the badger ‘cull’ whilst Juliet Gellatley and Claire Morley go out to meet some ‘walkers’ who are determined to protect these shy animals
By the time you read this, hopefully the guns will have fallen silent in Gloucestershire and Somerset.
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Viva! Poland’s victory was reported around the world, including a large piece in the New York Times. It ignored entirely concerns over animal cruelty and concentrated solely on a perceived threat to Jewish culture and Jewishness, implying there was political motivation behind the ban, promoted by “a mix of animal rights activists, leftists and right-wing nationalists.” The World Jewish Congress, it claimed, had raised it with the Pope who ‘specifically expressed concern about the ban.’ This campaign was not about politics or anti Jewishness but about reducing the suffering of animals
By Cezary Wyszynski, Viva! Poland Manager
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If you like pub quizzes I suggest you keep clear of Monmouthshire because you might find yourself up against one CJ De Mooi – and he’s an Egghead.

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