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Protesters Occupy London McDonald’s Outlets As Chain Urged To Go Plant-Based

Reading Time: 2 minutes McDonald’s has taken a hit in the UK this past week after a series of protests at its four distribution centers resulted in menu shortages nationwide. Now, Animal Rebellion’s latest action has caused several of the fast-food chain’s restaurants to shut down seating areas. McDonald’s protest A sit-in protest took place on Sunday, May 30, […]

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Major Campaign Urges McDonald’s To Launch McVegan Burger In UK

Reading Time: 2 minutes A major new campaign is calling on McDonald’s to launch its McVegan burger in the UK. Vegan charity PETA is petitioning McDonald’s – pointing out that other chains have had huge success with animal-free launches – including bakery chain Greggs’, which saw profits soar following the release of its vegan sausage roll. The fast-food giant […]

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Budget Supermarket Aldi Launches Vegan Dippers To ‘Rival McDonald’s’

Reading Time: < 1 minute Aldi is launching vegan dippers which reports say will ‘rival McDonald’s‘ which offers a similar item. The budget supermarket’s dippers are cheaper than the fast-food giant’s, costing £1.49 for six pieces compared to £3.39 for four. Aldi’s gluten-free and plant-based dippers are made from red peppers, arborio rice, red pesto and tomato, dipped in crunchy […]

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McDonald’s Faces Fresh Calls To Offer Vegan Options And Be ‘Leader In Food Innovation’

Reading Time: 3 minutes McDonald’s is facing fresh calls to add vegan-friendly options to it menu. Advocacy organization Animal Outlook is calling on its followers to Tweet the fast-food giant asking from animal-free alternatives. The burger chain has fallen behind rivals like Burger King, who offer sandwiches which can be adapted to make them plant-based, like the Impossible Whopper […]

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Shoppers Caught Out By Hand Sanitiser ‘Filled With Blood’ In Vegan Stunt

Reading Time: < 1 minute Vegan activists are hijacking hand sanitizer stations outside meat and fast-food stores with fake blood. It’s hoped the ‘caught red-handed’ scheme will encourage people to rethink their food choices and go vegan. Hand sanitizers filled with fake blood Activists took to south London this week, where they positioned hand sanitizer stations outside McDonald’s and KFC […]

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McDonald’s Protest: Menu Shortages Reported Across The UK And Arrests Made

Reading Time: 2 minutes Last weekend, around 100 Animal Rebellion campaigners held a protest: successfully shutting down the four distribution centers supplying UK Mcdonald’s chains across the country. So far, it’s led to national shortages at the fast-food chain: in line with the protesters’ demand that it go completely plant-based by 2025. However, police have since arrested 14 of the animal […]