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Tag Archives: ethics

Health: With Dairy Milk Sales Falling, Dairy Free Market Exploding we ask Nutritionist Yvonne Bishop-Weston about The Future of the Milk Drinks Industry     Leading London nutritionist, presenter and author Yvonne Bishop-Weston says, “The world’s reliance on cow’s milk...
  The use of cow’s milk and dairy products are almost ubiquitous in the Western diet. Our average bowl of cereals, yoghurt, ice cream, butter for cooking, even our biscuits, cakes, scones and cheese, are all laden with dairy. Is it natural, however, to consume the milk of another species? In...
‘It’s a lifeline to the survival of the whole planet, and a must read book for every vegan activist across the globe’ Tim Barford, founder of the VegfestUK events, reviews the new book by Professors Gary L Francione & Anna E. Charlton     ‘Having been away for a...
VegfestUK organisers today called for justice for all animals as well as people and the planet, and are asking everyone to go vegan as the least we can do for animals.     'Going vegan is great for your health, great for the environment and great for sustainable global food production -...
Vegfest Scotland manager Tim Barford spoke eloquently earlier on BBC Radio Scotland on Sunday Morning Nov 29th about some of the moral areas involving veganism, including a brief mention of some of the issues surrounding global food production and the ethics of this area in conjunction with dairy farming...
All discrimination begins from treating someONE as someTHING... this is a common denominator from every single form of discrimination and exploitation that has taken place throughout history, from slaves, people of colour, women, homosexuals, Jews, and of course animals. Viewing someone as something...
This is Prof. Gary L. Francione's 2nd  talk at VegfestUK London 2015, as a sequel to his first talk "Introduction to the Abolitionist Approach to Animal Rights”:     This presentation will focus more in depth on why WELFARE-REFORM CAMPAIGNS and SINGLE-ISSUE...
One of the UK’s leading chefs, Aldo Zilli today pledged to go vegan for at least 90 days whilst chatting to Tim Barford on his radio show, after listening to Tim explain a bit about the ethical approach to being vegan.   With a huge knowledge of food already of course, Aldo was familiar with...
  One of Scotland's biggest ethical wholefood wholesalers GreenCity Wholefoods are backing its local vegan festival Vegfest, which takes place at Scotland's top exhibition centre SECC (Hall 3) on the first weekend of December.   GREAT NEWS!!!   Those of you ...
  Looking for a living example that shows vegans can be strong and manly instead of the weaklings that they're commonly portrayed to be? Vegan strongman Patrik Baboumian – once again a star guest at upcoming Vegfest events in London as well as Glasgow - mixes compassion,...
  We recently had the opportunity to view a new, short documentary film Becoming Vegan. Such a topic originating from the local university and featuring two members of the recently revived Veg Soc meant that we would obviously be inclined to check it out.   Given its...
National Badger Day 6th October 2015 Join us and Badger groups all around the country to celebrate just how magnificent and important one of our oldest native species is to the British countryside and its people. Check out events going on in your area. If you would like to hold an event in your region...
VegfestUK welcomes on board the dynamic and highly achieving Animal Rights activist Dobrusia Gogloza (née Karbowiak) from Poland at our inaugural People’s Vegan Activists Summit at VegfestUK London this October.     Dobrusia cofounded Otwarte Klatki, an animal...
  Getting our kids to eat healthily is undoubtedly near the top of many parents' wish lists. Vegan diets tick all the boxes when it comes to boosting our health along with a number of other benefits. But how do we make vegan food exciting especially for the kids?   On the eve of our...
  The Badger Trust annual conference and debate in Bristol was a huge success this year and many influential people attended in support of stopping the badger cull, one being a dear person I know, the wonderfully inspirational Peter Egan who warms everyone’s hearts with his total and...
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