A call for Veganism on International Day of Non-Violence
Vegan World Alliance News, September 25th 2022
Mark October 2nd on your calendars and get ready to join us and vegans across the world as we mark the United Nations International Day of Non-Violence! Together we will voice and promote the non-violent principles of practising a vegan lifestyle...
Sharing our meme repository
Vegan World Alliance News, May 24th 2022
Our member, Vegan Society Aotearoa, designed on behalf of the Vegan World Alliance several memes that can be used freely. The memes can be used as is, without modification - except for the logo...
The animal testing loophole
Vegan Society of Canada, March 18th 2022
There are various practices we strongly oppose, including what we refer to as the animal testing loophole. We briefly touched on this issue in the ban of ISO-23662 article, but, unfortunately, most if not all organizations, including members of the Vegan World Alliance (VWA), continue to use this loophole...
Exploitation in the cocoa industry
Vegan Society of Canada, January 14th 2022
September 2021 was the 20th anniversary of the failure of The Harkin-Engel Protocol. Twenty years later, most chocolate remains unsuitable for vegans and we will ban from vegan certification Nestlé’s plant-based KitKat, and Cadbury’s Plant Bar...
We are banning Lush products
Vegan Society of Canada, November 15th 2021
We have written in the past about the serious issues with vegan labelling that threaten the achievement of our vision. As we explained in more detail in our ISO-23662 ban article, it is incorrect to think that the most popular certification schemes are the most stringent...
Celebrating veganism on World Vegan Burger Day
Vegan World Alliance News, May 11th 2021
Mark May 28th on your calendars and get ready to join us and vegans across the world as we celebrate veganism on World Vegan Burger Day!
We have chosen May 28th as the day to come together to recognize the benefits of switching from traditional meat-based burgers to flavourful and healthier vegan burgers.
Celebrate World Egg-Free Day on October 9th
Vegan World Alliance News, September 23rd 2020
Mark October 9th on your calendars and get ready to join us and vegans across the world as we celebrate veganism on World Egg-Free Day...
Don’t Get Cracking: How Egg Lobbies Skew Research
Vegan World Alliance News, September 23rd 2020
As a prelude to World Egg-Free Day on October 9th, 2020, here is the latest research on the health concerns of egg consumption...
Vegan Impact joined the Vegan World Alliance
Vegan World Alliance News, July 20th 2020
We are delighted to announce that Vegan Impact, France's vegan association, has joined the Vegan World Alliance...
Be Vegan is joining the Vegan World Alliance
Vegan World Alliance News, June 10th 2020
We are delighted to announce that Be Vegan, Belgium’s vegan association, is joining the Vegan World Alliance...
Shut down animal agriculture to reduce pandemic risk
Vegan World Alliance News, June 9th 2020
The current coronavirus pandemic has been predicted for many years, with scientists stressing the link between human and animal health for decades. It is vital that the whole world acts now to phase out all uses of animals, especially animal agriculture. If we do nothing, the next pandemic may cross over to humans from farmed animals crowded together by the animal agriculture industry...
Vegan World Alliance rejects ISO-23662
Vegan World Alliance News, June 7th 2020
The practice of astroturfing—hiding who is really behind the message—is being used by those who profit from the killing, torture, cruelty and harm of animals. Because of this, it’s imperative that the vegan community remains vigilant. We must, at all costs, prevent a situation where products and services are undeservedly labelled vegan, because that brings us no closer to achieving our vision than we are today...
A greener and safer future for New Zealand
Vegan Society of Aotearoa New Zealand, April 13th 2020
The long awaited Green Protein Report is now out! Written by co-authors Jasmijn De Boo, ex CEO of SAFE and Dr Andrew Knight, a vet and Professor of Animal Welfare and Ethics, this report details exactly what is wrong with New Zealand's current agricultural system and how it needs to change...
Coronavirus and other diseases caused by animal farming and hunting
Vegan Australia, April 10th 2020
We are currently facing a health crisis not seen for over a century and we urge everyone to take all precautions given by experts to help slow the spread of this disease. However, we should also look at the underlying causes to try to prevent any future epidemics...
We gave politicians a challenge for World Vegan Day
Vegan World Alliance News, October 31st 2019
The members of the Vegan World Alliance are calling on their politicians to take the vegan lifestyle challenge starting November 1...
Launch of the Vegan World Alliance (VWA)
Vegan World Alliance News, August 26th 2019
As a way to be a unified voice for the unheard, the following organizations have joined to form the Vegan World Alliance...