New 100 per cent plant-based store will open in Stockport in Manchester, tomorrow. The Herbivore Vegan Store – an independent, family run, food store will be based on Wellington Road South, near the town centre. Owner Claire Dickinson, who has been vegan for just over a year, told the local media: “We have a lot…

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Mansfield College, Oxford, has won the award for the best Oxford College offering vegetarian and vegan food. The poll, launched at the beginning of Michaelmas term, invited members of the university to rate Oxford Colleges according to their provision of vegetarian food. Mansfield College tops the poll, with Worcester College coming second, and Kellogg College…

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A number of vegan retailers are refusing to accept the Bank of England’s new tallow-infused £5 note. News about the note containing animal fat caused huge controversy when the story broke last week. The Bank of England confirmed to Vegan Trade Journal that the note contains ‘traces’ of the animal substance. A spokesperson said: ““We…

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The Thomson Reuters Foundation and the Barilla Center for Food and Nutrition (BCFN) Foundation are launching a brand new international media award aimed at shedding light on the many under-reported aspects of food sustainability. To be launched at the 7th International Forum of the Barilla Center for Food & Nutrition (BCFN), the initiative invites media…

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