Vegan & Plant Based Weekly Roundup - 19/06/21
by Dan Cook
Here is your Weekly Roundup of vegan news & plant based stories from all over the world that I have found so you don't have to...
Channel 4 series 'Come Dine With Me is at last, finally going to air a plant-based / vegan special episode! This has took a long time in the making, and is great to hear for the vegan movement on mainstream TV.
Kim Kardashian the reality TV star with over 229 million followers has promoted the vegan KitKat by Nestlé and said that it has always been her 'favourite candy'. Opinions of Nestlé have always left vegans divided due to their known ethics and history of dominance in creating products for the dairy industy, hopefully this is the start of change.
Source: totallyveganbuzz.com Image Credit: @kimkardashian / Instagram
3. A plant-based diet may lower severity of COVID-19 infection by 73 percent
Now is a perfect time to consider starting a plant-based diet and cut out the meat and dairy. A new study suggests you are significantly less likely to develop a moderate to severe COVID-19 infection., “Our results suggest that a healthy diet rich in nutrient-dense foods may be considered for protection against severe COVID-19,” the researchers concluded. Link in the title.
Gucci is to launch their first-ever collection of vegan sneakers. The influential fashion brand says it has spent two years researching animal-free materials. There will be three new sneakers made from wood pulp including a cruelty-free version of its iconic Gucci Rhytons.
Source: Plantbasednews.org Image Credit: Gucci
Sales of plant-based alternatives to meat and milk could increase by 100-fold to reach $1.4 trillion by 2050, according to a new report by global investing giant Credit Suisse. Titled “The Global Food System: Identifying Sustainable Solutions.
BRITAIN is ready to come down hard on animal cruelty, with offenders facing fines of up to £5,000 thanks to a new Bill being introduced into the House of Commons this week.
Source: express.co.uk Image Credit: unsplash
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