How Big Dairy Duped The New York Times

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NYT Asks: Is Dairy Farming Cruel to Cows? We’ve Known the Answer for Years. Last October, we released a heartbreaking undercover investigation exposing horrific abuses of mother cows and their calves. Recently, The New York Times published an article highlighting our investigation, asking: “Is Dairy Farming Cruel to Cows?”  Our answer: Unequivocally, yes. But Big Dairy’s PR machine spun the …

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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, …

Got Plant Milk? 9 Dairy-Free Milks to Try

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  Switching from cow’s milk to a plant-based/vegan milk is a great, easy (and delicious) step in going vegan. The vegan market is booming, which means there’s a huge variety of dairy-free milks to try, and you’re bound to find something you like, whether you want to enjoy it in cereal, baking, cooking, or cookie-dunking! Compassion Over Killing Outreach & …

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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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, …

Moo-ve Over Dairy: Vegan Ice Cream Craze Continues!

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As non-dairy milks fill store shelves and consumer carts, dairy free ice cream is following close by and more popular than ever. The vegan ice cream craze seems to be multiplying as there are more and more incredibly tasty vegan varieties available nationwide.  Some may ask, ‘Why vegan ice cream?’ to which many major vegan ice cream producers like Ben …

5 Reasons Why Plant-Based is the Future of Milk!

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Got milk? Millions of Americans don’t, now that they’re increasingly turning away from cow’s milk in favor of the many delicious varieties and flavors of plant-based nut milks. This large-scale shift in demand has led to serious losses for the dairy industry in recent years. According to Mintel, sales dropped seven percent in 2015 and are expected to sink another 11 …

VIDEO: The Moo-ving Story of Daisy the Rescued Dairy Cow

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Meet Daisy the rescued cow in Compassion Over Killing’s inspiring new video! Daisy lives happily at Pasado’s Safe Haven. This playful and affectionate cow loves to spend time with her friends and enjoy bananas. Watch her run through the grass at her sanctuary home. But life wasn’t always happy: Daisy once lived on an “educational” farm, where children learned to …