The Co-op produces the most delicious plant-based burgers. They are honestly as tasty as the ‘real’ thing! We cook them wrapped in some foil in the oven so they cook in their healthy juices, and then serve in a bun with vegan melted cheese, sliced tomato and some avocado – delicious! Ruff shares in them too (in moderation as they do contain some onions).
Our only concern as a family came from reading the small print. We were not happy to see that the ingredient list included palm oil.
With this in mind, we considered not buying them, until we found an article that was SO reassuring that we had to share it with you – This article shows that the Co-operative Group UK is leading the way on the palm oil buyers scorecard.
Why a Scorecard for Palm Oil? According to the WWF
“In the ten years that have passed since WWF first did a Scorecard, whilst brands have continued to profit from the palm oil industry, the continued occurrence of the burning of forests and peatlands for palm oil expansion is a reminder that their actions still fall short of what is needed to deliver a responsible, sustainable palm oil industry.
As we enter a new decade, there is no greater urgency than now for companies to step up to act immediately. With there being more ways in which brands can support a better industry than ever before, this Scorecard is a timely and much-needed assessment of companies’ actions taken on their own supply chain and beyond to support the wider industry, moving companies from mere risk mitigation for their own supply chain towards being pro-environment and pro-people.”
We feel enormously reassured by this website and will continue to enjoy the Co-op burgers as a family.
The word is out now that dogs can be fed a vegan/vegetarian diet and the discussion has started
Anal gland problems are very common and can be very distressing if not treated correctly
DCM or dilated cardiomyopathy is one of the biggest concerns to most owners feeding their dogs a 100% plant-based diet
IT IS SO MUCH CHEAPER THAN YOU THINK TO FEED AN AVERAGE 25kg DOG ON SOLO VEGETAL!
We asked the top vet oncologist in the country for her opinion on whether a vegan diet could protect our dogs from cancer
The more we feature and spread our message, the greater the impact we will have with promoting the healthiest and certainly the kindest way to feed our pets today and in the future!
Researchers found that all of the raw dog food samples contained antibiotic-resistant Enterococci, including bacteria resistant to the last-resort antibiotic linezolid
She has written the article with such an in-depth understanding of the importance of dogs going plant-based – all just so positive for the future!
Which dog foods in the UK can be classed as fully vegan?
“I don’t think we are going to become extinct. We are very clever and very resourceful”
As we come out of lockdown, we advise on how to be the kindest pet owner that you can be!
Something that so many owners who transition to plant-based notice with their dogs – how soft the fur becomes!