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INVESTIGATION: Hogwood Farm, Warwickshire

Hogwood Farm is a horror farm in Warwickshire housing 15,000 pigs. It is one of the largest pig farms Viva! has ever seen. Conditions there for pigs are so appalling we have launched a campaign urging supporters to TAKE ACTION and help...

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Viva! is very disappointed at the Welsh Government’s decision to implement a limited ‘cull’ of badgers on farms next year with persistent instances of bovine TB. Badgers will be trapped and ones found to have the disease will be killed. Wales has previously rejected badger ‘...
Britain’s second largest supermarket will stop selling kangaroo meat after thousands of people expressed their concerns. Thank you for signing the petition asking them to stop. You are a hero for animals!...
Earlier this year, an exciting partnership began between Viva! and Dean Farm Animal Sanctuary.
Nottingham Viva! Vegan Festival

Thousands flock to the Nottingham Viva! Vegan Festival

Viva! held their first vegan festival at Nottingham’s Conference Centre Burton Street on Saturday 5 May.

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BBC Radio 4 Farming Today: Vegan debate

BBC Radio 4 Farming Today: vegan debate

Juliet Gellatley debates veganism and farming on BBC Radio 4's Farming Today on April 29th, 2017. Click to listen to the debate here. 

Thirty-six million laying hens were very much at the forefront of our minds this Easter. We took our innovative six-foot display boards to three major cities - Bristol, London and Birmingham - to urge consumers to stop for a minute and reflect on the lives of the animals producing what is commonly...
Thai cakes

Thai cakes

These smell incredible, I love them, they’re amazing… try them!! Before I begin talking about this oriental dish I do have a confession to make: Sweet potato is perhaps my least favourite food. However, I’m happy to announce that my feelings on sweet potato have taken a complete...
JEROME FLYNN

Jerome Flynn from Game of Thrones

Jerome talks to Juliet Gellatley on Viva! Radio.

Exclusive interview with Game of Thrones & Ripper St actor Jerome Flynn

The Eyes of Pigs. Viva! Joins Bristol’s 5th Pig Save

The Eyes of Pigs. Viva! Joins Bristol’s 5th Pig Save

Last week, Viva! joined up with compassionate local activists at the 5th Bristol Animal Save event outside an abattoir operated by Tulip in Bristol.

INVESTIGATION: LAMBROOK PIG FARM, SHEPTON MALLET

Footage obtained by Viva! Campaigns taken on an intensive factory farm reveals truly dismal conditions for pigs.

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What the suffering of horses in Argentina means for pigs in Britain

What the suffering of horses in Argentina means for pigs in Britain

Find out why tortured horses in Latin America should be of concern to British meat consumers!

INVESTIGATION: POPLAR PIG FARM, NR HULL

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Avocado, spinach and ‘feta’ linguine

Avocado, spinach and ‘feta’ linguine

The perfect choice for when you’re craving something healthy, yet indulgent. Okay, so I’ve been cooking this dish for YEARS. It’s always been one of my go-to dishes, however since I’ve made the transition from veggie to vegan, I have been trying loads of new recipes so I...
We paid our respects to the victims of the A16 crash and continued spreading education to Waitrose shoppers at John Lewis HQ (parent company of Waitrose) and the Marylebone Waitrose store in London. Watch Juliet's moving speech on why there must be justice for the Waitrose pigs.
Vegan Welsh Cakes approved by Grandma

Vegan Welsh Cakes approved by Grandma

Sometimes, you just need a little treat to keep you motivated and on track of your game. These cruelty free delights are perfect for just that and are super tasty too! My grandma always had a little tub of welsh cakes in her kitchen as I was growing up, so for me this recipe is connected with my...