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Juliet Gellatley, Viva!’s founder and director, is interviewed tonight on S4C about why Britain’s egg industry is cracked – and the answer is to go vegan. This in light of undercover footage showing awful conditions at a farm that supplied eggs to Tesco and Asda stores across...

Viva! survey: Millions of people have no idea how their food is produced

Monday, November 14, 2016

Viva! survey: Millions of people have no idea how their food is produced

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HONEY – more hype than new hope!

HONEY – more hype than new hope!

It is claimed that honey can prevent, treat and cure all manner of ailments to from acne to worms! But how much is true and how much is hype?
WATCH VIVA! GO UNDERGROUND ON WORLD EGG DAY!

WATCH VIVA! GO UNDERGROUND ON WORLD EGG DAY!

Viva!’s exciting, high-speed tube action last week for World Egg Day was met with a surprised but overwhelmingly positive response by London commuters going about their daily business. Our new footage taken over the course of a year - and informative leaflets meant that commuters were left in...
Pig in Heaven

Pig in Heaven

I recently had the chance to visit Facebook celebrity WeeWee the Pig , who fell off a truck last winter and landed at Poplar Spring Animal Sanctuary , where he now leads the life all pigs should lead: happy, safe, and loved.
Making (very tasty vegan) hay while the sun shines!

Making (very tasty vegan) hay while the sun shines!

As it’s been such lovely weather here in the South West recently, it reminded me of an amazing garden party we had earlier in the summer that I thought I’d share – you never know, with this Indian Summer you might be able to recreate some of these amazing dishes!...
Embracing my inner Chai

Embracing my inner Chai

For me, this chocolate chai desert is one of the best vegan recipes I’ve come across so far. If you like rice pudding or semolina, you’ll love this as it’s a beautifully creamy and super easy desert that’s guilt free!...
I made a tart – but not as you know it!

I made a tart – but not as you know it!

The tart I decided to make was inspired when I found some late season Hereford asparagus – and it was yummy and refreshing and proved to me, once again, that anything dairy can do, vegan can do better...
Call a spade a spade: vegan diet is climate-friendliest

Call a spade a spade: vegan diet is climate-friendliest

What if doctors told you that smoking caused cancer, but you’d probably be fine if you didn’t smoke more than one cigarette a day? Luckily, they don’t, because even small amounts of smoke are harmful . So why don’t climate scientists follow the same principle?...

Investigation

What we found during out latest investigation into a Norfolk pig farm.

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Investigation: Evergreen Farm (Easey Pigs), Swaffham

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Going undercover with Juliet Gellatley
I’ve known Juliet Gellatley a long time – a very long time – 26 years to be precise. When I first met her she was a young youth education officer at the Vegetarian Society but within three years was its director. She then left to found the vegan campaigning group, Viva!, which she...

Viva! Vegan Festival comes home to Brighton

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

More than 120 stalls and, for the first time, a beer, wine and cider festival

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The great vegan outdoors
Brighten your BBQs and perk up your picnics with our hot list of vegan picks, guaranteed to keep the sun shining and party pumping
Dodging dementia through diet
Viva!Health’s Veronika Powell looks at the evidence...
What elephant...?
Tony Wardle casts an eye over the recent onslaught of news and finds something missing
Media Life
Tony reviews some of the latest media coverage of Viva! and our investigations.
Viva! Poland dog rescue
Viva! Poland goes undercover to show the horrendous price paid by the little victims of puppy farming – and then rescues them!...
SWINE
As part of its Face Off campaign, Friday, July 8, saw the launch of Viva!’s disturbing new film SWINE at The Trampery, Old Street, London. It was sold out and met with a standing ovation...
The Pig Project
When we go inside a pig farm, a cattle market or a broiler shed we often inadvertently invoke the law of unintended consequences. Things happen that were never intended or anticipated.
Big fat lies
The pro-fat crusade will continue because the meat and dairy industry has money and influence