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Gordon is an oxymoron

Gordon is an oxymoron

There aren’t many TV series that are sufficiently compelling to make me stay home (okay, I haven’t yet come to terms with catch-up TV). But without doubt, one of them was the legal drama Judge John Deed, which ran for six series from 2001 to 2007. A High Court judge, Sir John Deed (...

Viva!Health Summit at London VegFest

Talks Room

Noon - 12.45pm
Juliet Gellatley
I Don't Want Cancer

Or diabetes, heart disease, Alzheimer's. so what should I eat?

What's all the fuss about a vegan diet? Why are so many people changing? Do we need meat or dairy? What are we 'meant' to eat?  Juliet will explore what really is a healthy diet, what are the benefits of going vegan and you can find out how near or far you are from the perfect diet! Free nutrition guides given in this talk!

Issue 59 | Summer 2015

Issue 59 | Summer 2015

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'A Calf and a Half' - Cadbury Investigation

We filmed inside numerous dairy farms that supply Cadbury with milk to expose the bloody secrets kept by one of the nation's favourite confectionary brands to its consumers.

Find out more at www.whitelies.org.uk/animal-welfare/cadbury

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Nanny State

Think today's dairy goat farming is benign and mostly small-scale? Think again. Watch our film to find out more.

Find out more at www.whitelies.org.uk/nannystate

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The Dark Side of Dairy

Cows produce milk to feed their babies - just like humans. It flows for the best part of a year and then stops. More milk requires more babies. That's the reality of dairy farming - the visible, obvious side of the industry. But there is another, cruel, much darker side to dairy which few see much and even fewer know about.

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Say no to the Newtownabbey mega pig farm!

Viva! patrons Martin Shaw and Jenny Seagrove add their support to stop the UK’s largest EVER pig farm!
Do farmed animals weep?

Do farmed animals weep?

I read the saddest thing today. Researchers once played the sound of a now deceased elephant to her family in the wild. The others immediately went looking for her – and her daughter pitifully called for her for days afterwards. The researchers never repeated the experiment. The excerpt was...
Torture in a tin: Viva! foie-gras fact sheet

Torture in a tin: Viva! foie-gras fact sheet

It is a common misconception that it is predominantly geese killed for foie-gras production in France. However, the majority of birds used to produce foie-gras in France are actually ducks (98.3 per cent), with geese making up around 1.7 per cent.

Peter Andre: please tell Iceland to dump kangaroo meat!

Sign the petition on our Save the Kangaroo website! Australian celebrity, Peter Andre, is the well-known face of Iceland supermarket...

Photos from Team Fox demo in London 14 July 2015

Viva! joined other animal groups from across Britain to protest plans to relax hunting laws in England and Wales outside...

Protest Against Dog Meat

Please join the K-9 Angels on the 10th July and demonstrate outside the Korean Embassy and with a march to Picardilly circus. We cannot let those dogs die in vain and we must alert others that this festival is happening. It's people power and we must let the Korean government know that we won't stand for such cruelty. let's unite for man best friend and make our voices heard.

You'll never guess what they're factory farming now ...

'Meat: The Movie' Watch Viva! and MamyTo! Film Collective's award winning new short film* that asks the simple, yet terrifying,...
Minty grows up

Minty grows up

Long-time Viva! supporter, Joyce Moss, here guest blogs about the story of Minty - a tiny wild boar hoglet rescued from certain death. Read about Minty's progress and what you can do to help end the persecution of wild boar in Britain (Justin Kerswell, Viva! campaigns manager) "On 14 th...

KIN 2015

This summer’s most thought-provoking event, hosted by Tom Heap (BBC Countryfile), examines the choices we all have to make about the food we eat, how it’s produced, the impacts on our health and our world.

For more information and to buy tickets visit www.kin2015.org