In today’s Veggie Athletic Weekly News Digest: IKEA sells 1 million vegan hot dogs in just 2 months; GiftRocket drops SeaWorld following PETA campaign; Death toll of farmed animals left in Hurricane Florence climbs over 4 million; Greggs begin testing vegan sausage roll.
Swedish furniture chain IKEA has sold over 1 million vegan hot dogs since they were launched only two months ago.
Found in locations across Europe, Asia and America, IKEA took to Instagram to announce the success of their new vegan product.
Gift card company GiftRocket has cut ties with SeaWorld following a campaign by animal rights activists.
Previously, SeaWorld was found on GiftRockets list of suggested gift card options.
GiftRocket now joins other companies ditching SeaWorld such as Hyundai Motor America, Panama Jack, Taco Bell, Thomas Cook, and WestJet, JetBlue, and Southwest Airlines.
Over 4.1 million chickens and turkeys have died during Hurricane Florence, according to new figures released by the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.
It was previously estimated that around 3.4 million farmed animals had died in the natural disaster.
High-street bakery Greggs has announced that it is currently testing a vegan sausage roll at their Head Office.
Famous for their pork sausage rolls and meat pies, Greggs have been working on creating a more vegan-friendly menu.