On Sunday afternoon, Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi made an announcement confirming that polony and products from an Enterprise Foods factory in Polokwane, Limpopo, are the source of the largest outbreak of listeria in global history. ‘Avoid all processed meat products that are sold as ready to eat,’ said Motsoaledi, adding that pregnant women should avoid processed meat ‘like the plague’.
Author: Joanne Fairbrother
The International Animal Save Movement has started up a chapter in South Africa with the aim of calling attention to the plight of factory-farmed pigs as well as to water shortages and water abuse by local abattoirs, writes JOANNE FAIRBROTHER.
Join The South African Vegan Society and Plant for an informal gathering with Colleen Patrick-Goudreau, American author, speaker, cultural commentator, and podcaster. This is an opportunity to meet Colleen and spend some intimate time with her so bring your questions and enjoy some great vegan food and company.There will be a cash bar with snacks provided.
Join The Center for Effective Vegan Advocacy for a 2 day work shop hosted in Cape Town and Johannesburg in November. CEVA hosts are Dr. Melanie Joy and Tobias Leenaert. Book Now!
In recent years, there has been a rise in headlines and articles in the mainstream press that demonise the vegan diet. The latest spate, arising out of Milan, Italy, claim that children have had...
South Africa has a brand new vegan directory veganreview.net. Vegans can easily search for anything from products, restaurants, doctors, clothes, books, household products and even vegan friendly tattoo parlors.
PHILIP WOLLEN is in South Africa! Mr Wollen is one of the most influential vegan advocates worldwide, and this is possibly the best opportunity to get friends and family to hear the vegan message...
The SA Vegan Society has been busy bringing South African vegans and the vegan-curious together this year with a string of successful events.
Dr. Will Tuttle, the author of ‘The World Peace Diet – Eating for Spiritual Health & Social Harmony’ (WPD), is coming to Cape Town, Greyton, Durban and Johannesburg in the new year, on a lecture-tour of South Africa. This is the first time he will be in Africa, having done presentations throughout the world since writing his masterpiece (an Amazon #1 best-seller!), 10 years ago.
South African vegans are expanding their capacity to provide great vegan products and services nationwide. With the number of vegans increasing daily, this is a market that is catching on fast. From unique, organically...
Animal rights activist and vegan chef Nikki Botha served on the on the Sea Shepherd vessel the MV Steve Irwin for three months. The SA Vegan Society talks to Nikki on her experiences.
On the weekend of 28 and 29 November, hundreds of thousands of people around the world took to the streets on the eve of the Paris Climate Summit to demand a treaty to avoid catastrophic climate change. About 1 500 people gathered in Cape Town in global solidarity on a scorcher of a Sunday that left people with no doubts about the reality of global warming.