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Free 5-Day Plant-Based Eating Plan

Posted on: January 20th, 2015 by MFMadmin 5 Comments

Not only is eating less meat good for the environment but it is also good for you. By following a diet free from animal products you will help will end animal cruelty, mitigate global depletion of resources and improve your health. A vegan diet consists only of plant-based foods and research has shown there are…

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Can Vegetarianism Save The Planet?

Posted on: December 4th, 2014 by MFMadmin No Comments

It’s a simple question with no easy answer. Animal raising – the time, effort and resources needed to nurture them for food are far above that of vegetables. There are more things to think about than just resources though, and some vegetable products such as soy can have the opposite effect. But, in an overcrowded…

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Meat Free Mondays presents Cowspiracy

Posted on: November 4th, 2014 by MFMadmin No Comments

While You Were Sleeping in assocation with Meat Free Mondays South Africa are pleased to announce the simultaneous 3 city South African Premiere of  Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret, with special screenings,  on Monday 17th November at The Bioscope in Johannesburg, Monday 24th November at The Labia Theatre in Cape Town and Monday 1st December at The…

Wally Fry at One Young World

Posted on: October 29th, 2013 by MFMadmin No Comments

Wally Fry joined the One Young World Summit 2013 in Johannesburg earlier this month.  He formed the panel on the Food Revolution with the likes of Jamie Oliver and shared the stage with Ahmed Kathrada and Francois Pienaar. One Young World was founded in 2009 and are a London-based charity that gathers together young people…

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Pro-vegan game “Run Cow Run” downloaded over 1M times

Posted on: September 19th, 2013 by MFMadmin No Comments

  Angry birds  requires you to slingshot your feathered friends, kamikaze-style, into egg-snatching pigs in the ultimate form of revenge.  While this addictive mobile game has received over 100 million downloads, there is a new kid on the block ruffling feathers and stretching fingers without any (virtual) animals being harmed. Run Cow Run is “the game…

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Celebrate “Meat Free Mother’s-Day” and win a Fry’s hamper

Posted on: May 7th, 2013 by MFMadmin No Comments

How many of us can say “Mom taught me to cook”? This Mother’s Day, we celebrate this most powerful of gifts & those who give it. If your mom has ever talked about the importance of eating veggies… If your mom has ever showed you how to peel a potato… If your mom has ever cooked…

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Los Angeles goes Meat Free for Mondays

Posted on: November 14th, 2012 by MFMadmin No Comments

The Los Angeles city council unanimously voted in favour of a resolution endorsing Meat Free Monday, the international nonprofit campaign that asks people to drop meat from their diet once a week. The council approved the resolution last week Friday, asking residents to go vegetarian once a week for their health and the health of the environment. Los Angeles…

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GM maize toxic, says new study

Posted on: October 22nd, 2012 by MFMadmin No Comments

The two-year study, led by Professor Gilles-Eric Seralini of the University of Caen in France, and published three weeks ago in the American journal Food and Chemical Toxicology, has caused a storm of controversy overseas. Now the anti-GM lobby group, supported by 11 other NGOs, has called on Agriculture Minister Tina Joemat Pettersson to ban…

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James Cameron goes vegan for the planet

Posted on: October 15th, 2012 by MFMadmin No Comments

Director James Cameron, Oscar-winning Director of Titantic, Avatar and Terminator, is one the latest Hollywood celebrities to adopt a vegan diet. What is Cameron’s primary reason for the change? The environment. “You can’t be an environmentalist… if you’re not eating a plant-based diet.” said Cameron, 58.”And you can’t walk the walk in the world of the future, the world…

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Win a Philips AirFryer with Meat Free Monday

Posted on: October 12th, 2012 by MFMadmin No Comments

  Read the latest blog by the Fry’s Guy and let us know how many square metres of natural habitat are lost from the production of 1kg of beef. The AirFryer uses patented Rapid Air Technology to fry favourite foods such as chips, Fry’s nuggets and even brownies with up to 80% less fat without compromising on…