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Viva!’s Guide to a Vegan Mother’s Day

Viva!’s Guide to a Vegan Mother’s Day

Louisa Kendal |21/02/2020
Here’s how to give your mum the best vegan Mother’s Day on Sunday 22 March...
Tofu trumps meat

Tofu trumps meat

Justine Butler |13/02/2020
This week’s vegan-bashing article award goes to the Independent who have published an astonishing piece claiming that tofu 'could' be worse for the environment than meat – according to farmers! Their arguments are getting increasingly ridiculous as the number of people ditching...
Februdairy - A desperate attempt to promote the declining dairy industry

Februdairy - A desperate attempt to promote the declining dairy industry

Siobhan Dolan |12/02/2020
What on earth is Februdairy?
BREAKING NEWS: Waitrose releases vegan pancakes in time for Pancake Day

BREAKING NEWS: Waitrose releases vegan pancakes in time for Pancake Day

Louisa Kendal |11/02/2020
All our vegan dreams are coming true with these vegan pancakes from Waitrose ahead of Pancake Day on Tuesday 25 February.
Milk is a Feminist Issue

Milk is a Feminist Issue

Justine Butler |10/02/2020
We’re upset by stories of violence against women – rape, forced pregnancy, infants being snatched away from their mothers. Yet these are all routine practices in the modern dairy farm. Women have fought hard for the right to control what happens to our bodies – female cows have no...
Milk consumption has fallen 50% in the UK

Milk consumption has fallen 50% in the UK

Louisa Kendal |10/02/2020
The UK is now drinking 50% less milk than they were in 1974, according to a report by Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) released on Tuesday 6 February.
Viva!’s Ultimate Guide to a Vegan Valentine’s Day

Viva!’s Ultimate Guide to a Vegan Valentine’s Day

Louisa Kendal |07/02/2020
Love is in the air, so we’ve put together the ultimate guide to a vegan Valentine’s Day...
Vegans in the House

Vegans in the House

Justine Butler |05/02/2020
Viva!Health’s Senior Researcher, Dr Justine Butler, went to Westminster this week to attend an all-party parliamentary group (APPG) meeting at the House of Lords. Here’s her account of what happened...
Coronavirus: Eating Animals Will Be the Death of Us

Coronavirus: Eating Animals Will Be the Death of Us

Juliet Gellatley |04/02/2020
Wuhan, China: the sprawling capital city of the Hubei province, known for being the epicentre of culture, education, manufacturing and transportation links. Now, Wuhan has a new reputation.
6 Top Tips to Stay Vegan After Veganuary

6 Top Tips to Stay Vegan After Veganuary

Conor Haines |30/01/2020
Over 400,000 of you took part in Veganuary this year, making that first step to living a kinder life for animals, the environment and your health. As January draws to a close, we hope you've been inspired by a month of vegan living and are looking for tips to continue your compassionate journey...
Veganuary Taste Test: Caffé Nero's Vegan Meatball Panini VS Subway's Meatless Meatball Marinara

Veganuary Taste Test: Caffé Nero's Vegan Meatball Panini VS Subway's Meatless Meatball Marinara

Louisa Kendal |30/01/2020
Subway’s Meatless Meatball Marinara or Caffé Nero’s Vegan Meatball Panini …which will reign superior?...
Pig Vet Shuns Factory Farming and Goes Vegan

Pig Vet Shuns Factory Farming and Goes Vegan

Guest Blogger |29/01/2020
I became a vet because I love animals. I joined Viva! for the same reason. Here is my story.
Coronavirus – have we learnt nothing?

Coronavirus – have we learnt nothing?

Justine Butler |28/01/2020
We’ve been here before – viruses jumping from animals to people – but we don’t seem to have learnt anything...
Ironing out the Facts

Ironing out the Facts

Justine Butler |22/01/2020
Everything you need to know about iron on a vegan diet.
A Meat Eater and a Vegan Try Wagamama’s New Vegan Tuna

A Meat Eater and a Vegan Try Wagamama’s New Vegan Tuna

Louisa Kendal |21/01/2020
Wagamama released their enticing vegan tuna dish for Veganuary so of course we had to catch it before it’s gone!...
The Best of Veganuary 2020: Top 15 Releases

The Best of Veganuary 2020: Top 15 Releases

Conor Haines |16/01/2020
It’s Veganuary! And trying veganism has never been easier...
How to ensure your cosmetics are vegan this Veganuary

How to ensure your cosmetics are vegan this Veganuary

Louisa Kendal |10/01/2020
Have you found yourself wandering the beauty isles trying to work out which cosmetics are vegan this Veganuary? We’ve partnered with Be at One to find out how to ensure your cosmetics are 100% cruelty-free...
Vegan Women Leaders in Sustainability: Juliet Gellatley

Vegan Women Leaders in Sustainability: Juliet Gellatley

Guest Blogger |07/01/2020
Juliet Gellatley, our founder, has been interviewed by Women in Sustainability about her activism in creating a more sustainable world.
5 New Year Resolutions to Help Animals

5 New Year Resolutions to Help Animals

Louisa Kendal |20/12/2019
With 2020 just around the corner, it’s the perfect time to think back over the past year and look at how we can bring about change going forward...
Our 'Are You Ready To Change The World?' Video Has Gone Viral!

Our 'Are You Ready To Change The World?' Video Has Gone Viral!

Conor Haines |19/12/2019
Since being uploaded to YouTube in September, our video titled ‘Are You Ready To Change The World?’ has been viewed more than one million times!...