The Year of the Vegan: Our Actions for Animals in 2019

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Animal Outlook (formerly Compassion Over Killing) is an unwavering force for farmed animals, and your support has made 2019 one of our best years yet. As we look toward 2020 and our 25th year of compassion, here are a few ways we made the prediction that 2019 would be the “year of the vegan” come true. 1. Exposing cruelty to …

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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 …

McDonald’s Canada to Test Beyond Meat “P.L.T.” Burger

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Finally beginning to catch up with plant-based demand, McDonald’s has announced that it will be trialing a plant-based “P.L.T.” Beyond Meat burger in select Canada locations. This progress is happening after mounting pressure on McDonald’s to catch up with competitors, including hundreds of comments from Compassion Over Killing supporters and popular petitions like this one. Though McDonald’s has previously debuted …

Plant-Powered Planet Protectors March for Animals and Earth at Climate Strike

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Last week, animal activists converged across the country to speak up for the way animal agriculture affects our climate at the student-led Climate Strike. The Plant-Powered Planet Protectors (P4), a diverse coalition of groups including Compassion Over Killing, Plant Based Foods Association, Climate Friendly Agriculture Alliance, The Humane League, V-Dog, and Center for Biological Diversity, showed up in Washington, DC …

Will Tyson Turn the Tide with Vegan Shrimp Investment?

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Contrasting Tyson’s recent sinking progress in the plant-powered revolution, the poultry giant is making a splash with its latest investment: vegan shrimp. But can this massive meat company become a true food leader in today’s sea of compassionate options?  The chicken industry titan just announced a minority stake in New Wave Foods, maker of a 100% plant-based shrimp from seaweed, …

Taste Test: The New Subway Beyond Meatball Marinara Sub

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After years of campaigning by Compassion Over Killing, the day has finally come. Subway has launched its partnership with Beyond Meat and debuted a vegan meatball marinara sub in select locations, and COK’s Senior Director of Campaigns and Corporate Outreach, Laura Cascada, was one of the first to try it.  Though this is a limited test, Subway has told us …

One Day Only: KFC to Trial Beyond Meat Fried Chicken in Atlanta

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This summer has experienced a windfall of meatless options popping up in convenient fast-food restaurant locations. The latest: KFC will be testing Beyond Meat fried chicken in one Atlanta location. After teasing an Impossible Whopper, Burger King recently went nationwide with the plant-based burger, just as Subway announced a trial of a Beyond Meatball Marinara sub and Dunkin’ debuted a …

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COK Campaign Victory: Dunkin’ Donuts Adds Almond Milk to Its Menu!

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Dunkin’ Donuts is the world’s largest coffee and baked goods chain with more than 7,500 locations throughout the United States, including its first Los Angeles location that opened during Labor Day weekend. Yet, it’s one of the only national coffee chains that hasn’t offered dairy-free milk to all customers – until now, thanks to your requests! We’re so excited to …