Vegetarians International Voice for Animals

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Media release
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Thu, 08/06/2009
'It's a sad indictment of modern life that not only hundreds of millions of animals are killed each year in the UK, but so much meat is left over from greed and indifference.
Media release
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Thu, 07/23/2009
A WEALTH of practical information for veggie mums and babies has been brought together in a well-researched new guide by Viva! and the Vegetarian & Vegan Foundation (VVF).
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Fri, 07/10/2009
LEADING animal group Viva! is calling for a ban on the importation of kangaroo meat into the UK after fears of E-coli and other diseases the meat could carry.
Media release
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Wed, 06/17/2009
BRISTOL environmental campaigners are calling on the city's sustainability planners to support a proposal to declare a "meat free day' once a week to help reduce carbon emissions.
Media release
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Thu, 05/21/2009
A SECOND leading cash and carry company have dropped the sale of kangaroo meat due to concerns over how the animals are killed in the wild.
Media release
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Tue, 05/05/2009
THE amount of meat being eaten in Britain is fast diminishing according to the latest Government agricultural figures.*
Media release
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Thu, 04/30/2009
Intensive factory farming is increasingly threatening human and animal health by providing the ideal hot-house conditions for pathogenic bacteria and viruses to develop, claims Viva!
Media release
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Wed, 04/29/2009
A BARNSTAPLE town councillor is lending his support to a new national campaign to encourage people to reduce the amount of meat they eat to help combat climate change.
Media release
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Thu, 04/23/2009
BEST-selling animal author Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson, will present a free talk on his latest book in Bristol in June.
Media release
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Tue, 04/14/2009
THOUSANDS of people are expected to attend Europe's largest vegetarian event this weekend in London, including some headline names in health and the environment.
Media release
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Wed, 04/08/2009
PRESSURE is being put on the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) to call for a drastic cut in meat consumption after it reported a continuing decline in biodiversity in the
Media release
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Wed, 04/01/2009
THE Welsh Assembly has been accused of refusing to listen to scientific reason and of wanting to take Wales back to the Middle Ages, as anger grows over their decision to "cull' badgers i
Media release
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Wed, 04/01/2009
MOVES are afoot to make Britain meat-free, latest Government papers have revealed.
Media release
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Mon, 03/30/2009
PROPOSALS by Bristol City Council to get their own herd of beef cattle to feed to local school children have outraged environment campaigners in the city.
Media release
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Tue, 03/24/2009
THE Welsh Assembly has been accused of political cowardice by a group representing thousands of animal lovers across the UK over its decision to go ahead with a "cull' of badgers.
Media release
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Thu, 03/19/2009
EUROPE's largest vegetarian event comes to London in April 2009, featuring everything you ever wanted to know about being or going veggie or vegan " or simply cutting down on meat.
Media release
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Tue, 03/17/2009
VISITORS to Exeter City Centre will have their eyes opened to the suffering of animals at the heart of the wool industry during a demonstration organised by animal campaigning group Viva!
Media release
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Thu, 03/05/2009
WITH the help of the 2009/10 edition of the Vegetarian Guide to the Lake District meat and dairy avoiders can enjoy all the delights the Lake District has to offer.
Media release
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Wed, 02/11/2009
Two major animal groups have joined forces for a mass day of action across the UK on Valentine's Day in an effort to expose the truth about the British pig industry " and to encourage consume
Media release
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Wed, 02/11/2009
THE National Farmers Union (NFU) has today been banned from repeating an advertisement placing sole blame on badgers for the spread of bovine tuberculosis (bTB).
Media release
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Fri, 01/30/2009
CHEF Jamie Oliver has angered animal campaigners over claims that British pigs are treated decently****** compared to those raised in Europe.
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Wed, 01/07/2009
A COMPETITION to find Britain's budding chefs has been launched by veggie campaigning group, Viva!.
Media release
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Thu, 12/18/2008
SHOPPERS in Bristol will be encouraged to go veggie this Christmas by adding their names to a giant turkey pledge on Wednesday in the city centre.
Media release
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Wed, 12/17/2008
THOUSANDS of turkeys destined for dinner tables across the UK have been discovered in "appalling" conditions during a recent undercover investigation.

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