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Prince Khaled And Matthew Kenney Champion Plant-Based Cuisine At Culture Festival

Reading Time: < 1 minute Vegan investor and environmentalist Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed is championing plant-based food via the Four Season Hotel during the cultural festival, Riyadh Season, in Saudi Arabia. This is in partnership with renowned chef Matthew Kenney, following the launch of the Folia menu exclusively at the hotel chain. Prince Khaled helps festival go more plant-based The…



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Exclusive Interview: Why I Went Vegan – Jessie J | Episode 69 The Plant Based News Podcast

Hi Plant friends, this weeks guest is the incredible London born singer-songwriter Jessie J. This podcast is sponsored by Nuzest – use code PBN20 to get 20% off your first order of their delicious golden pea protein https://plnt.news/trynuzest From a dynamic lifestyle to touring for long stretches of time, being a successful music artist comes with a great deal of responsibility and pressure. And no one knows this better than British pop star Jessie J. With multiple chart-topping songs, she needs no introduction, but both her personal and professional journeys are remarkable. Born and raised in London, she has been singing and performing professionally from a young age starting with a role in a West End musical. She later attended the BRIT School before signing with a record label. Her debut album “Who You Are” was released in 2011, skyrocketing her music career and earning her 6 top 10 singles. In 2012 she performed at the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Concert and at the closing ceremony of the Summer Olympics held in London. Following that she was also a coach on multiple series of the television shows The Voice UK and The Voice Australia. In recent years, Jessie has been more and more vocal about embracing a vegan lifestyle – a step she took initially to manage chronic pain due to fertility issues. Since then she has been sharing her vegan cooking and inspiration with her millions of followers on social media. PBN co-founder Robbie Lockie spoke with Jessie to discuss all things vegan and the resilience with which she inspires the younger generation.
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Meat Industry Spends €1.7 Million To Influence EU Politicians, Leaked Docs Reveal

Reading Time: 2 minutes An EU meat industry lobby giant has reportedly ‘waged a campaign’ against a strategy aimed at creating a more environmentally-friendly food system. Copa-Cogeca reportedly spent a staggering €1.7m on plans to influence MEPs, according to investigative journalism organization EU Observer. But the group claims it fully supports the program and claims that the leak is…