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McDonald’s Chicken: Activists Demand Better Treatment for Birds

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Last Sunday, more than 220 activists gathered at McDonald’s in Los Angeles to protest the terrible treatment of birds in McDonald’s chicken supply line. The demonstration was part of a coalition led by The Humane League, Animal Outlook, Animal Equality and Mercy For Animals to encourage the fast food giant to implement meaningful standards that would eliminate some of the …

Campaign Update: Subway Widely Expands Vegan Menu in DC & LA!

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You’ve been asking for vegan options, and Subway is listening! Compassion Over Killing is excited to announce that Subway, the world’s largest restaurant chain, is widely expanding its vegan menu: In the Washington, DC area, more than 300 Subway stores are in the process of rolling out a vegan menu that includes the all-vegan Malibu Garden and Black Bean sandwiches!  …

Meatless Monday Momentum: NYC Council Introduces Resolution!

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The New York City Council just took a momentous step that could make the Big Apple the next – and the largest – city in the US  to officially embrace and endorse Meatless Monday. Last Thursday, on the steps of City Hall, over 50 people rallied in support of this healthy-eating initiative, including Jane Velez-Mitchell and NYC Council Member Helen Rosenthal who …

Voices of Compassion: Your 4 Favorite Blogs of 2014!

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It has been an incredible year for Compassion Over Killing, and we owe much of our success to donors and supporters like you. Your generosity has been  the driving force behind our achievements, and now that we’ve gained serious momentum, we’re looking forward to accomplishing even more for animals in 2015, when we celebrate our 20th anniversary! Looking back on …

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Vegetarian School Menus Plant Seeds For Healthy Eating

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With nationwide childhood obesity rates reaching unprecedented levels, it’s clear that the time has come to swap the greasy cafeteria “mystery” meatloaf and fatty chicken nuggets out for healthier protein-packed plant-based options. This cafeteria conversion is well underway in schools across the US — from Meatless Mondays to all veg menus — and it’s good news for our health, the planet, and animals.

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It’s National (Vegan) Grilled Cheese Day!

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Vegan Grilled CheeseWho doesn’t love a good vegan grilled cheese sandwich? That’s why we’re putting a compassionate spin on this food holiday, making it National (Vegan) Grilled Cheese Day. And to celebrate, we’re sharing our award-winning gourmet vegan grilled cheese recipe!

Last year, COK competed in the 10th Annual Grilled Cheese Invitational (GCI) at the Pasadena Rose Bowl–and we took home the trophy for 3rd place in the professional chef category!

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Delicious New Vegan Foods Debut at Natural Products Expo West

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Natural Products Expo Over 100,000 visitors — including Compassion Over Killing — flocked to Anaheim, California earlier this month for the 2013 Natural Products Expo West! The annual trade show features thousands of vendors representing the natural and organic food industry, making it a prime location for us to highlight the many benefits of choosing vegetarian foods. This was our fourth year tabling at this exclusive event.