Vegan News Dec. 23, 2023


Vegan food bank in Los Angeles: In Los Angeles, Gwenna Hunter has started a unique vegan food bank, offering nutritious, plant-based foods to the community. Inspired to go vegan after a dream where she experienced the life of a cow, Gwenna believes strongly that “Hunger is a complete scam. No one should have to earn the right to eat.” Her initiative combines vegan principles with community support, redefining how we help those in need.

Oatly’s legal victory in the UK: Oatly, a leading plant-based milk brand, has won in a four-year legal struggle against Dairy UK. The UK High Court’s decision allows Oatly to label its products as “milk,” signifying a landmark win for plant-based products against the traditional dairy industry​​​​​​. Learn more about the Oatly winning lawsuit.

Paris 2024 Olympics embracing plant-based options: The Paris 2024 Olympics will prominently feature plant-based food choices, with 80% of ingredients sourced locally from France. This initiative is a major leap in integrating plant-based foods into significant global events​​​​​​. Read more on the official Paris Olympics site.


“Chicken Run: Dawn of the Nugget”: This new animated comedy film is a sequel to the 2000 film “Chicken Run.” Rocky and Ginger embark on a rescue mission to save their daughter from a factory farm. Read more about the film’s strong animal rights message on Plant Based News.


Vegan Roasted Tomato Soup

This hearty and flavorful soup is comfort in a bowl. It’s a delicious blend of earthy, roasted flavors from fresh tomatoes, bell peppers, and carrots, pureed to smooth perfection. Ideal for a cozy meal, this a vegan take on a classic staple.. Vegan Richa has the full recipe.

Snowball Cookies

Also known as Mexican Wedding Cookies and Russian Tea Cakes, these Snowball Cookies can be enjoyed for any occasion, or none at all. The sugar-dusted bite-sized cookies have just four simple ingredients. You can create variations with cinnamon, chocolate, or pecans. Don’t forget to share! Visit Plant-Based on a Budget for the recipe.


The realities behind dairy and egg production

Did you know that dairy cows and egg-laying hens face some of the most intensive forms of animal exploitation? These animals often endure harsh living conditions and are separated from their offspring, leading to emotional and physical distress.

Choosing vegan alternatives to dairy and eggs contributes directly to reducing this form of animal suffering. Disease, injury, and stress are just some of the horrors that farmed cows and chickens endure due to the dairy and egg industries. Read reports by Sentient Media and Foodprint. Find additional information from the Vegan Society’s research.


Do you consider how all your consumer choices will affect nonhuman animals? Let us know in the comments below.

Stay informed and keep advocating for a more vegan world. See you next week with more updates!

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