Burger King Introduces Impossible Whopper

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UPDATE: After a successful trial in St. Louis, Burger King now plans to roll out the Impossible Whopper nationwide this year. By 2020, Impossible Whoppers should be available in all 7,000+ restaurants. After vegetarian line MorningStar Farms announced that it would go fully vegan, there was a lot of speculation over whether Burger King, which currently carries a MorningStar burger …

CVS Stores Spotlight Healthier Vegan Foods

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CVS knows that people want plants, and in an effort to spotlight healthier foods, the convenience store has made it even finding vegan options even more convenient. The chain added a whole host of new options to store shelves for healthier grab-and-go snack choices. As part of a series of upgrades, the popular chain is offering plant-based eats, including many under its …

New Vegan Documentary on Netflix: What the Health

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What the Health, the new film from the makers of Cowspiracy which spotlighted animal agriculture’s devastating environmental impact, has made its Netflix documentary debut today — and this eye-opening look at food and health features footage from Compassion Over Killing’s shocking investigation of a Hormel supplier. In addition to heartbreaking animal cruelty, COK’s video filmed inside Quality Pork Processors (QPP), reveals pigs covered …

Study: Vegetarian Diet Most Effective for Weight Loss

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Meatless eating not only saves the lives of animals, but it can protect and improve our precious health too! After all, research has found that the leading cause of death in the US — heart disease — is preventable with a plant-based diet. A new study published in the Journal of the American College of Nutrition points to a vegetarian diet …

Vegan-Strong Athlete: Rich Roll

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Get Ready. Set. Go: Compassion Over Killing is excited to launch our new video series, Vegan-Strong Athletes! We’ll be featuring numerous sports and fitness stars who are healthy, strong, and powered by plants. In our first video, we talk with ultra-endurance athlete Rich Roll, who shares the inspiring story of how a whole-foods, plant-based diet completely transformed his life. He’s …

Campaign Progress: Starbucks Adds Vegan Breakfast Option!

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With requests pouring in from compassionate coffee consumers looking for animal-friendly options, Starbucks has taken several positive steps, including being one of the first US coffee chains to offer soy milk. Compassion Over Killing (COK) has been urging the company to take next steps by adding vegan foods to its menu, via our Change.org petition we launched with Jane Velez-Mitchell. After hearing from …

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Meatless Monday: World Health Summit Goes Meat-Free

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Meatless Monday menu is highlight of World Health Summit  Awareness of the dire health risks presented by a diet laden with animal products is ever-growing, and so too is awareness of the many health benefits of a plant-based diet. Research shows that processed meats can cause cancer and that a meat-heavy diet is as bad as smoking. On the flip side, from …