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Online news giant, US news & world report, has ranked Dr Dean Ornish’s low fat vegan diet as the best there is for reversing even severe coronary heart disease. It has now been adopted by the US Medicare programme. www.ornish.com...
Viva help Sohum with his Vegetarian day display.
Boxing champion turns Vegan!
A positive poll shows a reduction in meat consumption.
What else is in fishing nets?
Feel like chicken tonight?

Feel like chicken tonight?

A blog entry by Juliet Gellatley. Chickens. And how life is cheep. The numbers are crazy, one billion little lives wiped out each year in the UK alone. So much cruelty on a mind boggling scale. And excused by ignorance: “oh but chickens are daft” or “they don’t feel”...
Are you a baby eater?

Are you a baby eater?

In 2013, a billion land animals were slaughtered in Britain. Regardless of how they were raised, almost all lived unnaturally short lives.

Red alert – Vegans Get Less Cancer!

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

It’s official; vegetarians and vegans get less cancer

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What's on my mind

What's on my mind

Facebook, the so-called social network of our age, asks what's on your mind, so here goes:...
Keep York Foie-gras Free!

Success: York Still Foie-gras Free!

Thursday, May 1, 2014

Viva! claims success as York Festival won't serve foie-gras

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My debate on religious slaughter is in the New Internationalist

My debate on religious slaughter is in the New Internationalist

New Internationalist invited me to have a debate on religious slaughter with a Muslim spokesperson via an exchange of emails. They have now published it on their website (see a copy of their webpage below).
New Report Says Danish Pigs Beaten Black and Blue

New Report Says Danish Pigs Beaten Black and Blue

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

UK is one of the biggest importers of Danish pig meat

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Doctor No

Doctor No

If it’s a prescription you want then Dr David Ryde is probably not your man. This vegan GP built a career out of saying no to bottles of ‘jollop’. He prefers giving advice – and it has dramatically changed people’s lives...
Vegan ice-cream vegano
Some of Rosie Driffill’s vegan experiences on the continent have been less than agreeable, but a bit of forward planning and a few local tip offs have tempted her back across the water...