Studies and Research

Lidl Belgium Drops Prices of Plant-Based Protein Products

From 15th May 2024, the Belgium division of Lidl, a German international discount retailer chain that operates over 12,000 stores in Europe, permanently cut...

Where Are We with Alternatives to Animal Experiments?

Biologist Jordi Casamitjana looks at the current alternatives to animal experiments and animal testing, and at Herbie’s Law, the next ambitious project of the...

Review Links Vegan Diet to Lower Rates of Heart Disease and...

A new review of scientific research produced in the last 20 years has shown the strength of the evidence that concludes plant-based diets can...

New Study Finds Alarming Levels of Antibiotic Resistance in Bird Factory...

A new report has found high levels of Antimicrobial Resistance Genes (ARG) in 11 out of 14 samples collected from farmed birds’ facilities across...

New Research Finds Prehistoric Humans Who Ate Mostly Plant-Based Food

A new study using isotope analysis suggests the idea of meat being the primary source of protein in all palaeolithic humans is no longer...

Wild Orangutan Successfully Self-Treating Open Wound with Medicinal Plant

Scientists have observed a wild orangutan in Sumatra treating a large wound with a plant locally known to have medicinal properties, completely healing himself. Rakus,...

Professor Claims Attempt to Undermine His Study on Vegan Diets for...

On 15th May 2024, scientists from Liverpool University published a study which, it has been claimed, disputes the benefits of vegan diets for dogs...

Vegan Shoppers Prefer the Term “Vegan” on Food Labels to the...

The online publisher Vegan Food & Living has conducted a survey of its followers that shows that shoppers would rather have their food marked...

Colorado State University Sued Over Alleged Obstruction in Slaughterhouse Investigation

On 10th April 2024, the Animal Activist Legal Defense Project (AALDP) at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law filed a lawsuit against...

New Declaration of Animal Consciousness Signed by Top Scientists Accepts Insects...

A group of more than 80 scientists including researchers on animal cognition have signed “The New York Declaration on Animal Consciousness,” first presented at...

Okinawans’ Diet, the best example of whole-food-plant-based diets being the healthiest

The renowned vegan physician Dr Michael Greger has published one of his informative videos on health issues on his website nutritionfacts.org, summarising what we...

Research Shows Bamboo Milk Has the Potential to Replace Dairy

New research shows that bamboo has a lot of untapped potential and could even help feed the world’s growing population by replacing dairy. The...

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