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Wednesday, 8 April, 2020

AGM 2020 - Postponement

The 2020 AGM was planned to be held on Saturday 30th May. The plan was to hold the AGM...(Read more)

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Wednesday, 8 April, 2020

Vegan diet and protection against coronavirus (COVID-19)

Well-planned nutrition is known to support normal functioning of the immune system. Recently, we’ve received a few queries from...(Read more)

Our latest statement on Covid-19
Thursday, 19 March, 2020

Our latest statement on COVID-19

With the constantly evolving situation surrounding COVID-19, we wanted to let you know that The Vegan Society is still...(Read more)

Supporting Veganism in The Workplace
Friday, 21 February, 2020

Advice issued to employers after veganism ruled a protected belief in the workplace

We have released new guidance for employers to ensure their practices are in line with legal duties.(Read more)

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Thursday, 30 January, 2020

Written judgement concluding veganism as a protected belief

Veganism and the scope of legal protection: Judge Postle provides his full written judgement in support of veganism.(Read more)

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Friday, 3 January, 2020

Court rules ethical vegans are protected from discrimination

An employment tribunal has ruled today that ethical veganism is a philosophical belief protected by law....(Read more)

Donald Watson reading first issue of Vegan News
Thursday, 7 November, 2019

Mexborough school to display blue plaque for Donald Watson

The contribution of the key founder of the vegan movement will be recognised in a historic ceremony. (Read more)

Loretta and Michael
Friday, 1 November, 2019

Not a modern fad: Veganism turns 75 years old this World Vegan Day

We celebrate our 75th anniversary at the same time as our member celebrates her 75th birthday. (Read more)

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Friday, 25 October, 2019

Scottish council caters for vegan children in all its schools

The case of one little schoolgirl led to the local authority providing vegan food options in all of their...(Read more)

Westminster landscape
Monday, 14 October, 2019

Imperial College urges the government to promote a shift towards vegan diets

The ground-breaking report says the government must increase support for plant-based diets if it wants to fight climate change. ...(Read more)

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Tuesday, 24 September, 2019

Play Fair with Plant Milk: Calls to include vegan milk in schools on par with cow’s milk

Our legal letter to the Department of Health pushes for free school milk initiatives to include plant milk for...(Read more)

mother and daughter cooking
Friday, 30 August, 2019

Statement on media reports about choline and vegan diets

Recent media reports have exaggerated the importance of choline in vegan nutrition but there are plenty of plant sources...(Read more)

Forest Green Rovers Team
Tuesday, 13 August, 2019

Cricket club goes vegan to be more inclusive

The world's first vegan cricket club is also trialling animal-free leather balls after the chairman's transition inspired other players. ...(Read more)

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Monday, 17 June, 2019

EU proposal to ban ‘meaty’ names up for debate in Parliament

We will be giving evidence against this unfair and ill-thought-out proposed ban alongside meat industry representatives. (Read more)

Its easy to be green vegan society campaign banner
Wednesday, 5 June, 2019

Is this the greenest meal in the UK? ...and it's vegan!

We launch possibly the lowest carbon curry ever created as part of our Plate Up for the Planet campaign. ...(Read more)

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Friday, 31 May, 2019

International Rights Network launches at a vegan rights conference

We join forces with the International Vegan Rights Alliance which has formally been merged to become our International Rights Network. ...(Read more)

Vegan Society AGM 2019
Tuesday, 28 May, 2019

AGM Results

The 2019 AGM was held on Saturday 18th May, at Resource for London N7 6PA. Thank-you...(Read more)

woman eating the earth
Wednesday, 8 May, 2019

Climate emergency: Plant-based policies are a necessary response

We urge politicians to include veganism at the centre of food and farming policies after they declared a national climate emergency....(Read more)

Fly Vegan Vegan Society Campaign Logo
Wednesday, 1 May, 2019

Airlines urged to ‘fly ahead of the curve’ by providing vegan options

We urge airlines that the default ‘chicken or beef’ choice needs an upgrade through our newly launched FlyVe...(Read more)

EU Flag
Tuesday, 23 April, 2019

EU ban on ‘meaty’ names would financially impact public sector, not just vegans

Vegan Society legal expert challenges the irrational EU proposal in a formal letter to the authorities. (Read more)


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