Quorn Foods is recalling its Meat Free Moroccan Soup and its Meat Free Red Thai Soup because they contain egg which is not mentioned on the labels. This means the products are a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to egg. Quorn Foods is recalling the above products from all UK…

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A New York restauranteur has seen sales at his cocktail bar soaring after switching to all-vegan menus. Ravi DeRossi transitioned to veganism after the death of his beloved cat. The animal lover and ‘on-off vegan’ believed he had to serve meat to be successful, telling local paper Village Voice: “I got sucked into that world.…

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The Hidden Veggie Kitchen is a new meat-free dining venue in the Haute Vienne in France. According to founder Louise: “It can be hard to find vegetarian food when you go out, but it’s even harder to find vegan in rural France. So I decided to not only offer at least one option for vegans…

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The West Midlands Vegan Festival will be hosting a ‘vegan mobile butchers’ this year. Sgaia’s Vegan Meats produces plant-based meat alternatives including streaky rashers, smoked steak, rare roast beef and German spiced wurst. This ‘mheat’ is handmade from scratch, in small batches using wheat and soya protein. According to the makers, it’s ‘flavourful, high in…

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Italian restaurant chain, Zizzi, has won the award of Best Vegan Pizza with its rustica Margherita, at this year’s Peta’s Vegan Food Awards. The rustica Margherita pizza is made with dairy-free cheese, fresh tomato sauce and a selection of vegetables layered on top. A spokesman for animal rights charity Peta, said: “This national chain has…

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Meat alternative company Quorn™ is expanding its vegan range with four new lines – 12 months after the launch of its first plant-based offerings. The new products will include Vegan Breaded Fillets and Quorn Nuggets. Quorn is also launching two new chilled soups, suitable for vegan consumers – Moroccan Chicken Soup and Thai Chicken Soup.…

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With its launch in family supermarket Kroger, Treeline will become the first artisanal non-dairy cheese to be widely distributed through traditional supermarket channels. “Artisanal treenut cheeses just went mainstream,” says Michael Schwarz, Treeline’s founder and CEO. “That speaks volumes for the desirability of our products in particular, and where the plant-based market is heading in general.” Treeline’s treenut cheeses contain…

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 A growing number of brewers are looking at alternatives to isinglass as a clearing or ‘fining’ agent in their beers, the 2017 Good Beer Guide (GBG), published by the Campaign for Real Ale, CAMRA, reports. Isinglass is made from the swim bladders of fish – and as more and more drinkers today are vegetarians and…

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A London-based designer is creating eco-friendly fashion – using materials destined for landfill. Laura Zabo crafts belts, jewellery such as earrings and necklaces, and home design furniture from discarded bicycle and car tyres. Her creations are particularly popular with vegetarians, vegans, cyclists and fashion lovers. Zabo says: “The abundance of trash is a tremendous problem…

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A café in Waterloo has changed hands – and the new owner has committed to a completely vegan menu. Love and Scandal, on Lower Marsh, is now serving 100 per cent plant-based products. The eatery’s website is not yet properly up and running, so nothing else is yet known about the transition. Interested parties are…

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