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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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Wendy’s Canada Quietly Debuts Plant-Based “Plantiful Burger”

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Wendy’s tests new plant-based burger in Canada With the ongoing vegan buzz around fast-food chains like Dunkin’ and Burger King, it looks like Wendy’s might finally be catching up by testing a plant-based burger in Etobicoke, Ontario. After an advertisement for the burger was spotted in Ontario, we followed up with several stores in the region where workers informed us …

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McDonald’s Canada Testing Beyond Meat Burger

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McDonald’s now offers a P.L.T. (plant, lettuce, tomato) Beyond Meat burger in select Canada locations. This progress comes following mounting pressure on the fast food giant to catch up with competitors, including hundreds of comments from Animal Outlook supporters and popular petitions like this one. Though McDonald’s has previously tested vegan options in markets like Germany and the UK, the …

Activists Flock to Alexandria for McDonald’s Demonstration

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Following the Animal Rights National Conference, this past weekend over 140 activists flocked to McDonald’s in Alexandria, Virginia, to protest the terrible treatment of birds in the burger chain’s chicken supply line.  The demonstration was part of a coalition effort led by The Humane League, Compassion Over Killing, Animal Equality, and Mercy For Animals to encourage the fast food giant …

Will McDonald’s Join Vegan Competition with a Plant-Based Burger?

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Germany McDonald’s restaurants have launched their first ever all-vegan menu item: a “bleeding” vegan burger called the “Incredible burger,” made by Nestlé. This is the first vegan option for the chain in Germany, but around the world, McDonald’s has been beginning to slowly roll out vegan and vegetarian options. Everywhere, it would seem, but the United States. Meanwhile, the fast-food …

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 …

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McDonald’s Launches Vegan Happy Meal in UK

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In response to growing demand for compassionate and accessible vegan fast-food options, McDonald’s has launched a brand new vegan Happy Meal in UK stores. Working with the Vegetarian Society and a group of mothers wanting an option for vegetarian and vegan kids, the fast-food chain developed a new wrap filled with lettuce and red pesto goujon. It can be paired …

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Abuse of Birds by McDonald’s Illuminated by Times Square Ad

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Abuse of birds in McDonald’s supply chain illuminated by Times Square ad As thousands descended upon Times Square to ring in the New Year, the crowd saw an eye-opening billboard from a coalition of animal protection organizations including Animal Outlook, Animal Equality, The Humane League, World Animal Protection and Mercy For Animals. This powerful ad exposes fast-food giant McDonald’s and …

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McDonald’s Vegan Burger Debuts in Chicago

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As demand for plant-based food increases, McDonald’s makes a vegan burger option available on its menu. Join us in asking the fast food chain to make a vegan burger available nationwide. A coalition of animal rights organizations has long asked McDonald’s to make changes for birds suffering in its supply chain. Tactics include a video ad seen by millions in Times …