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Cows (dairy)

Massive Vegan Billboard Raises Awareness of Dairy Industry’s TRASH

Viva! has launched its new campaign, TRASH. The campaign aims to raise awareness of the forgotten victims of the dairy industry – male calves – and forms just one part of their ongoing campaign to highlight the dark side of dairy.

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Juliet Gellatley, Viva!’s founder & director, meets these adorable calves at the Lisa James Animal Sanctuary. Sadly, they can’t be with their mums, no dairy calves can. The dairy industry tears babies away from mothers a day after birth...
Ahimsa milk

Ahimsa milk

Justine Butler |04/10/2017
Ahimsa means ‘do no harm’ and is derived from the Sanskrit ‘a-hiṃsā’ (cause no injury). It’s an important principle in Indian religions. Inspired by the notion that all living beings possess divine spiritual energy and that violence has karmic consequences...
All British dairy farms big and small do this

All British dairy farms big and small do this

Veronika Powell |18/05/2016
Have you ever looked at pictures of tiny calves in single hutches or pens like those below and thought “That’s not Britain, it’s America. We don’t do things like this.” Well, you might not be the only one. I only recently realised how strong this perception is and that...
The Dairy Industry is Revolting!

The Dairy Industry is Revolting!

Justine Butler |12/08/2015
Why are dairy farmers looking to increase milk production in an industry that is in decline? Should we be calling a halt to subsidies which would be better-placed helping farmers move over to growing arable crops? This week cows were taken into a supermarket by angry dairy farmers protesting...
Everyday slavery

Everyday slavery

Veronika Powell |14/05/2015
Have you ever wondered what a cattle auction’s like? I’m guessing the answer is ‘no’- simply because they take place in secluded places, great big halls far from our ‘normal’ life and most of us don’t know anything about their existence. So I decided to pay...
World School Milk Day – It’s time to wean off

World School Milk Day – It’s time to wean off

Veronika Powell |24/09/2014
How did we get so far as to celebrate World School Milk Day?
Inside the UK Dairy Day

Inside the UK Dairy Day

Veronika Powell |22/09/2014
At an event where the dairy industry show off their best, what you see is often the worst.

Everyone’s Going Dairy-Free!

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