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Nine Facts about Cows That May Surprise You

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Cows, like all farmed animals, have unique personalities and experience a wide range of emotions just like humans, cats and dogs. In fact, these playful animals remind us of man’s best friend in a few ways–if you’re willing to overlook the four extra digestive compartments. Here are a couple things you may not have known about our gentle friends. -Cows, …

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Meat Industry Fears New Report Calling for Plant-Based Diet to Mitigate Climate and Health Crisis

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Meat industry: An important new report from the EAT-Lancet Commission for Food, Planet, and Health emphasizes the vital role food plays in the safety of our planet and global health. These findings are consistent with other recent research, including a study by Science confirming the most effective way to reduce your environmental impact is to stop consuming animal products, and …

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FDA: Don’t Help Big Dairy Squash Plant-Based Competition

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Plant-based dairy alternatives face pressure from the FDA As the dairy industry flexes its lobbying muscle to urge the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) to restrict plant-based companies from labeling their products “milk,” “cheese” and “yogurt,” it seems the federal agency is bowing to the pressure. The FDA currently seeks public comments on this issue. Today, on National Milk Day, …

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Victory: BOCA Confirms Most Products Now Vegan

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Animal Outlook is excited to share this breaking news update about our campaign to persuade BOCA Foods to ditch dairy. Over the past few months, the company has eliminated all but four items with dairy. That means eight of BOCA’s 12 products are now completely vegan. BOCA Brand Manager Eric Palmer confirmed in a statement to Animal Outlook: “At BOCA, …

Guardian Reports: Milk Surplus Wastes Millions of Tons Annually

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VegNews reports that recent research by Edinburg University for The Guardian revealed that about one in every six pints of milk is wasted. This amounts to a whopping 128 million tons of waste annually! This waste of milk products is happening throughout production, during delivery, and at the hands of retail and consumers. But what’s truly baffling is that even …

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Kimberly Elise To Kraft Heinz BOCA Brand: Drop Dairy

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Kimberly Elise (Diary of a Mad Black Woman, The Manchurian Candidate) penned a letter to the CEO of Kraft Heinz. She urged him to offer families a healthier and more compassionate BOCA Foods (a Kraft Heinz brand) by dropping dairy. In 2010, our campaign prompted Kraft Heinz to remove eggs from its meatless BOCA line. Though that is a promising …

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BOCA Vegan Falafel Hits Shelves

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BOCA vegan falafel hits shelves, but many products still contain dairy Kraft Heinz is getting on board with more vegan options with their newest BOCA product: Plant-based falafel. This new line contains no egg or dairy ingredients and is made from non-GMO chickpeas. It comes in two flavors: Original and chipotle. This is great news for animals and vegans alike, …

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Meat & Dairy Industries Can’t Squash Plant-Based Competition

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In desperate attempts to squash massively popular plant-based products, from vegan burgers to almond milk, the meat & dairy industries are claiming consumers are “confused” by food labels. Turning to the Food & Drug Administration to stop the use of words like “meat,” “milk,” and “cheese” on vegan foods, not only are these industries trying to stifle their more compassionate …

Artist ‘Paints the Ice’ at Little Caesars Arena: Offer Vegan Cheese!

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At the Detroit Red Wings’ “Paint the Ice” event inside Little Caesars Arena today, a local artist created a special message for the pizza giant: Red Wings fans (and pizza eaters everywhere) would love a slice of vegan cheese pizza! Joining other hockey game-goers in covering the icy “canvas” with artwork, Detroit-based artist Joshua Burley helped Compassion Over Killing paint …