Vegan Items On The Menu For School Lunch Initiative

A new lunch initiative for primary schools will give thousands of Irish children access to vegan meals.

TD Regina Doherty announced that the Hot School Meals scheme is to include up to 36 schools and each school involved must provide two menu choices a day as well as a vegan option. It will also be mandatory to take students’ religious and cultural dietary requirements into consideration.

It has been hailed among the vegan community as a great step forward for the future.

The scheme will begin in September on a trial basis.

Irish Ad Company Refuses Vegan Posters On Transport

An Irish advertising firm has refused to place Go Vegan World posters on transport in what PlantBasedNews.org is calling “pro-dairy bias”.

Exterion Media Ireland exclusively carries ads on buses and trains around the country, and Go Vegan World has accused them of having “a preferential concern for the Irish dairy industry over the rights of the public to the information in the ads”.

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Interview With Vegan Leather Company Forester Products

After a very successful launch just two weeks ago, the co-founders of Irish vegan accessories company, Forester Products, are on a high. Their PETA-approved first collection is a collision of ethics and style, marrying sustainable materials like cork with practicality. We spoke with one of the brains behind the brand, Sean Forester, about setting up a vegan accessories company.

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