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Meat Free May

Meat Free May Starts Next Week. Are you ready?

Only one week to go until the start of Meat Free May 2015. Organised by environmental charity Friends of the Earth, Meat Free May is calling on people to change their diets for a month, with the aim of encouraging them to move on to lower and better meat diets more permanently. Most people eat meat […]

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Bruno Loubet

5 Questions To: Bruno Loubet

French chef Bruno Loubet made his name working as the Head Chef of Raymond Blanc’s two Michelin-starred Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons and the Four Seasons Inn on the Park, where he earned a Michelin star within a year. He went on to open Bistrot Bruno in Soho in 1993 and L’Odeon in 1995. In 2013, he achieved […]

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Meat Free Week UK

Meat Free Week : Eat Less, Care More, Feel Good

In less than two weeks, Meat Free Week UK will launch, raising awareness of the amount of meat Britons eat and the impact this has on human health, the welfare of farm animals and the environment. Originating in Australia in 2013, Meat Free Week is now set to roll out globally with the UK leading the way. […]

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Will New York Adopt Meatless Mondays?

Will New York Adopt Meatless Mondays?

Thanks to a resolution presented by New York City Council members Helen Rosenthal and Corey Johnson, the Big Apple might soon adopt Meatless Mondays and join the ranks of  Los Angeles, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Washington, D.C., Cleveland, South Miami, San Jose and San Diego. By supporting Meatless Mondays, New York City Council is sending an important message, stating that […]

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Urgent Recall - The True Cost of Food

The True Cost of Food – Urgent Recall

This article was written by Stephen Devlin and originally published by the New Economics Foundation. Re-blogged here with permission. For the past 12 months I’ve been taking a serious look at the reality of our modern food system and the impacts it has on our environment, our health and our communities. It was a sobering […]

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Flexitarian Diet In Top 5 Plant-Based Diets

Flexitarian Diet In Top 5 Plant-Based Diets

The Flexitarian Diet was ranked as #2 in the 2015 U.S. News & World Report’s Top 5 Plant-Based Diets. With the help of panel of health experts, the report (now it is fifth year) evaluated and ranked 35 diets looking at different factors such as how easy is it to follow; how nutritious it is; how safe it is; […]

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Eating Better Meat - Understanding Welfare Labels

Eating Better Meat – Understanding Welfare Labels

Being a flexitarian has always been for me not only about “eating less meat” but also, when you eat it, about “eating better meat”. By “better meat” I mean meat from animals that are properly looked after and raised to higher welfare standards. Animal farming has changed a great deal over the past 70 years or so. Our growing appetite for […]

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Meat Free Monday Climate Pledge

Take The Meat Free Monday Climate Pledge

On September 23rd, world leaders, from government, finance, business, and civil society will meet in New York for the UN Climate Summit. The agenda: galvanising and catalysing climate actions to reduce emissions and strengthen climate resilience. If, like me, these big action plans leave you feeling a bit useless, The Meat Free Monday Climate Pledge is your chance to take part. […]

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Meat Free Monday 5th birthday

Meat Free Monday is 5 Years Old!

  Meat Free Monday, headed by Paul, Mary and Stella McCartney, turned 5 yesterday! The McCartneys are committed vegetarians and with Meat Free Monday they want to show to everyone how easy it is to eat less meat by going meat free one day a week.  The campaign is based on a simple motto: “One Day a Week Can Make […]

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Meat Free May

Take on The Challenge of Meat Free May

If you are already giving up meat one or twice a week, are you ready to go one step further and give up meat for a whole month? Friends of the Earth is inviting you to take on the Challenge of Meat Free May, a campaign led by Young Friends of the Earth – their grassroots group for people aged […]

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