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McDonald’s Announces Meatless “McPlant” Line

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Following pressure from Animal Outlook with support from other animal advocacy groups, McDonald’s announced that it is developing a line of plant-based meat called “McPlant.”  Despite previous trials of Beyond Meat in some Canada locations, McDonald’s will make this new line in-house. McPlant could consist of plant-based burgers and nuggets. The global chain has offered plant-based products in other markets. …

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VICTORY: CA Upholds Proposition 12 Limiting Cruel Confinement Despite Industry Pushback

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A coalition of animal protection groups including Animal Outlook have won a fight to uphold California’s historic Proposition 12. This victory comes despite opposition from the North American Meat Institute (NAMI). Proposition 12 The proposition, passed in 2018, supplements prior legislation that prohibits cruel confinement practices for egg-laying hens, pigs, and calves used for veal, as well as the sale …

VICTORY: Starbucks Confirms Plant-Based Breakfast Patty

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OCTOBER, 2020 UPDATE: Starbucks begins testing an ALL-VEGAN breakfast sandwich in one location outside of Seattle Tell Starbucks you can’t wait for a nationwide rollout with a quick tweet in appreciation today. Just days after hinting at exploring vegan protein, Starbucks has confirmed it will offer a vegan breakfast patty on its U.S. and Canada menus this year. In today’s …

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Nestlé Drops Ice Cream Business

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Investigation Reveals Cruelty in Dairy Supply Chain UPDATE: Just days after ditching its cruel ice cream business, Nestlé rolled out a vegan option for its Nesquik brand. Learn more on our petition. Since the release of our heartbreaking investigation exposing cruelty behind Nestlé’s massive Maryland ice cream factory, tens of thousands of you have urged the food giant to churn …

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Owner of Tyson-Contracted Factory Farm Charged with Animal Cruelty, Enters Plea Agreement

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After a Compassion Over Killing hidden-camera investigation uncovered heartbreaking abuse to birds at Atlantic Farms, a Virginia factory farm contracted by Tyson Foods, the nation’s largest chicken producer, our evidence was turned over to authorities, who promptly investigated. The video reveals birds being violently kicked, slammed, thrown, and run over and crushed to death by forklifts. Other birds were killed …

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Celebrating 14 Years: Reflecting on the Past, Building a Kinder Future

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By Erica Meier, Executive Director The New Year offers an important opportunity for reflection, which can spark creative ideas for growth and forward progress. As we enter 2019, I’m reminded that this month, January 2019, marks my 14-year anniversary working at Compassion Over Killing (now Animal Outlook).  I moved to the nation’s capital in 1999 and soon started volunteering at …