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Lemon Poppy Seed Cake

Lemon Poppy Seed Cake A ProVeg volunteer, Mirte, developed this delicious recipe for F.R.I.E.N.D. animal rescue , in Kent, England. This sanctuary for farm and companion animals gives previously neglected…

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BREAKING: School children set for healthier future following National Food Strategy

School children are set to be one of the biggest beneficiaries of the much-anticipated Part 2 of the National Food Strategy, according to ProVeg UK, a non-profit organisation working to make school food healthier…

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School Plates: The Story So Far

We've come a long way in the three years since School Plates launched, so we thought we'd give you some history as to how and why School Plates was created, where we are now, and where we're headed.   Finding…

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A well-planned plant-based diet is healthy for children of all ages

We were treated to another sensationalist article from the Daily Mail last week, this time claiming that ‘vegan children are 1.2 inches shorter than their non-vegan peers’. The article, based on a study by UCL…

Great news for the plant-based sector: Europe rejects ‘plant-based dairy censorship’

In a victory for common sense, the plant-based community, and the future of the planet, the EU’s  proposed ‘plant-based dairy censorship’ has been defeated. The European Parliament, the European Council, and the…

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Five expert tips for driving plant-based change in schools

Most of us recognise that we need to eat less meat and dairy for the planet. For years now, we’ve seen the UN, the world’s leading academic institutions, and environmental organisations all calling for a shift away…

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UK public sector embraces plant-based change

A recently released report has found that 80% of public sector caterers are committed to meat reducing and increasing plant proteins in their menus. Eating Better and PSC100 group surveyed around 90 caterers…

International School Meals Day: ProVeg UK’s School Plates programme goes from strength to strength in the face of the the pandemic

Today, 11 March, is International School Meals Day. ProVeg UK’s School Plates programme works with school catering teams in the UK to increase the availability of plant-based school meals and provide healthier and…

How the Destruction of Ecosystems and Loss of Biodiversity Increases the Risk of Zoonotic Pandemics

The emergence of a novel zoonotic disease is a highly complex process, involving many factors. Yet, there is compelling evidence that certain human activities strongly increase the likelihood of such developments…

You pushed plant-based in 2020 to the max – thank you

2020 has been a year of immense challenges. Because of you we were able to keep plant-based and cellular agriculture on international and national agendas despite a global pandemic, and we want to thank you for…

VegMed Web 2021: the future of food and healthcare

From 28 February to 2 March 2021, VegMed, Europe’s largest conference on plant-based nutrition in medicine, will take place as a virtual event for the first time. The three-day programme will be densely packed with…

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Farmed animals as food – increasing the risk of zoonotic pandemics

Three aspects of human behaviour are particularly devastating and increase both the risk of pandemic occurrence and the severity of its impacts. In our previous blogs we explored the first factor – The destruction…

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