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Date: Tuesday, 19 March 2019

Lush has announced it will no longer use eggs in any of its products. The cosmetics company says it has awoken to the reality that, even when labelled free-range, the egg production system is too brutal to tolerate. "We can visit hens and see them living freely and eating good quality organic food, but millions of eggs at commercial hatcheries, the sorting of the chicks into the females to sent on to farms to lay eggs and the male chicks to straight to their deaths by methods so brutal that it would be impossible to present on our website.” The future is vegan 😎🌻

Global cosmetics retailer, Lush, has announced that it will no longer be using egg in any of its products. Lush previously used free-range eggs in some items, and during their search to switch suppliers, the company

Date: Tuesday, 19 March 2019

Next month the award-winning kiwi doco, The Big Fat Lie, is screening in Tauranga. Grab a ticket for the April 10 event and you'll also have the chance to participate in a Q&A session with local health experts. The Big FAT Lie - Tauranga Premiere Screening The future is vegan 😎🌻

Date: Monday, 18 March 2019

Beyond Meat wants its products to be cheaper than animal product equivalents. I'm going to take a stab and say that's something we'd all like very much, too! Beyond products are so yum... but so expensive. The future is vegan 😎🌻

Plant-based meat manufacturer Beyond Meat plans to make its vegan protein, such as its Beyond Burger and Beyond Sausage, cheaper than animal products.

Date: Monday, 18 March 2019

Behold, our delicious 21 Day Vegan Supply Pack, with hundreds of dollars' worth of vegan goodies to go to one lucky supporter. Check the giveaway post pinned to the top of our Facebook page for entry details! The future is vegan 😎🌻

Date: Sunday, 17 March 2019

The Gordon Ramsey vegan roast saga continues, as the celebrity chef advises professional douchebag, Piers Morgan, to "go f**k yourself". And we have no doubt he will do just that. The future is vegan 😎🌻

The celeb chef told the broadcaster to "go f**k himself" over a roast dinner.

Date: Sunday, 17 March 2019

Time for a red meat tax? That's what the UN reckons in it's latest Global Environment Outlook report, a plan that it estimates could save one billion tonnes of carbon dioxide-equivalent per year. The future is vegan 😎🌻

No more steak?

Date: Saturday, 16 March 2019

Gordon Ramsey's u-turn on veganism has ruffled feathers. The non-vegans think he's cashing in on a trend, the vegans still remember how mean he was to them in the past. What's a hot-headed celebrity chef to do? Is it just me, or does that vegan roast not look *that* great anyway? Still, more vegan options is always good news. The future is vegan 😎🌻

Previously claiming he was 'allergic to vegans ', why has this chef changed his tune?

Date: Saturday, 16 March 2019

Our new look New Zealand Vegan Magazine is out now, and oh, what a new look it is 🔥🔥🔥 This issue we chat with TV star and vegan bombshell Holly Shervey about her favourite vegan foods, being vegan in the entertainment industry, and her future projects. Become a Vegan Society member and get the magazine delivered to your door every issue:

Date: Friday, 15 March 2019

Vegetarian brand MorningStar Farms is going completely vegan -- cutting an annual 300 million eggs from the Kellogg's owned production. The brand will be releasing a new Cheezeburger to celebrate the transition. The future is vegan 😎🌻

The Kellogg’s-owned veggie brand debuts a vegan “Cheezeburger” to kick off its journey to becoming 100-percent vegan in the next three years.

Date: Friday, 15 March 2019

The writing is on the wall when even Fonterra is getting into the alternative milk game. The co-op is now a minority shareholder in Motif Ingredients, a US company developing plant-based and cell-grown animal products. Good news, or just muddying the clean eating choices? The future is vegan 😎🌻

Fonterra’s investment in alternative milk product company is a positive step for the future according to SAFE

Date: Thursday, 14 March 2019

Kia kaha, Christchurch 💔 We dearly hope all of our Christchurch followers are safe, along with their friends and loved ones, especially those in the Muslim community. Heartbreaking to go from such a positive outcome with the School Strike 4 Climate NZ events, to this truly awful crime. Look after each other, whanau.

Date: Tuesday, 12 March 2019

Sea Shepherd Conservation Society's new ad campaign shows sea life suffering for our plastic wastefulness. Depicting animals tortuously ensnared in plastic refuse, the ads also pop out in 3D in some installations. Do you reckon this is an effective way to raise the issue, or a step too horrible? The future is vegan 😎🌻

Date: Tuesday, 12 March 2019

Kia kaha, Eden. It takes a lot of courage to share your mental health journey with the world. And if that journey happens to result in a new vegan baking business, all the better! 🍰🎂🧁 Check out the My Kitchen Rules NZ winner's uplifting story. The future is vegan 😎🌻

Eden McPhillips struggled with food. Then she won a reality TV cooking contest and her life transformed.

Date: Monday, 11 March 2019

That's a nope from the Pope 🤷🏽‍♀️ His Popiness has declined a $1 million challenge from 12-year-old vegan activist Genesis Butler to go vegan for Lent. I guess we will have to muddle on with saving the world without the help of organised religion. The future is vegan 😎🌻

With Lent underway, Pope Francis has responded to the plea from vegan activist Genesis Butler for him to go vegan during the 40 day period. The campaign for him to go vegan was for him to

Date: Sunday, 10 March 2019

This Friday, the kids are wagging school to save the planet ✊🏽🌍 Urging politicians to take real action on climate change, towards which agriculture is a huge contributor, children across the world will be striking from school -- including here in NZ: School Strike 4 Climate NZ The future for our tamariki is vegan 😎🌻

As a generation, we will not be complicit in the death of the planet. This Friday's climate strike is our way of showing that we can change the world, we can face down those who disregard and ignore us, and still come out on top, write Auckland secondary school students Grace Wilkie and Libby Morris

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