Undercover Investigator Goes Public to Reveal Animal Cruelty on California Dairy Farm

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“Dead on arrival” dairy is failing cows–and failing with consumers San Jacinto, CA — October 8, 2020 — After a two-year career working undercover inside several factory farms, Animal Outlook investigator Erin Wing now reveals her identity, stepping out of the shadows to shine a light on the stomach-churning horrors she witnessed at her most recent — and last — …

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Animal Outlook and Other Animal Protection Groups Sue USDA over Slaughter of Sick, Injured Pigs

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Animal Outlook, alongside six other animal protection groups, sued Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today for failing to protect pigs who are too sick or injured to walk at slaughterhouses, posing serious risks to animals and food safety. The lawsuit, filed in federal court in Rochester, New York, challenges the USDA’s failure to …

VICTORY: Starbucks Confirms Plant-Based Breakfast Patty

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OCTOBER, 2020 UPDATE: Starbucks begins testing an ALL-VEGAN breakfast sandwich in one location outside of Seattle Tell Starbucks you can’t wait for a nationwide rollout with a quick tweet in appreciation today. Just days after hinting at exploring vegan protein, Starbucks has confirmed it will offer a vegan breakfast patty on its U.S. and Canada menus this year. In today’s …

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Nestlé Drops Ice Cream Business

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Investigation Reveals Cruelty in Dairy Supply Chain UPDATE: Just days after ditching its cruel ice cream business, Nestlé rolled out a vegan option for its Nesquik brand. Learn more on our petition. Since the release of our heartbreaking investigation exposing cruelty behind Nestlé’s massive Maryland ice cream factory, tens of thousands of you have urged the food giant to churn …

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Tyson’s “Plant-Based” News Isn’t Plant-Based At All

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After teasing a plant-based protein endeavor and telling Compassion Over Killing that it was “looking at plant protein as the future of protein,” Tyson Foods’ new Raised & Rooted brand falls short of the mark. The new brand, which Tyson is calling “plant-based” is, well, not plant-based at all. The brand’s debut products include nuggets that, while meatless, contain egg …

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“Bad Ass Vegan” John Lewis Tells BOCA: Ditch Dairy

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In celebration of National Hamburger Day, fitness expert and influencer John Lewis, also known as Bad Ass Vegan, is teaming up with Animal Outlook to kick dairy out of BOCA’s burgers for good.  BOCA is already moving the brand in the right direction: Since the start of Animal Outlook’s campaign, and thanks to the nearly 50,000 of you who have …

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A Vegan Food and Lifestyle Coach’s Review of the Plant-Based Nutrition Certificate

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In March 2019, I completed the Plant-Based Nutrition Certificate program offered by the T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies in partnership with eCornell. I learned about the program in 2018 and was excited to have the opportunity to complete the coursework in order to enhance my work as Compassion Over Killing’s Vegan Food and Lifestyle Coach. Two major aspects …

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Dunkin’ Promises More Plant-Based Options at Shareholder Meeting

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Today, Animal Outlook put Dunkin’ in the hot seat for a vegan donut at its annual shareholder meeting–prompting a promising response that there are vegan options on the way. After adding almond milk to its menu in 2014, Dunkin’ has yet to cater to the tens of thousands of us asking for a vegan donut. But the CEO announced last …

Tyson Foods Pursuing “Alternative Proteins”

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Tyson Foods, the nation’s largest poultry producer, is moving further into the vegan market with plant-based proteins, as Compassion Over Killing’s campaign continues pressuring Tyson to continue this shift as well as end cruel rapid growth in birds. On the company’s first-quarter earnings call, Tyson chief executive hinted at this new development, saying “In the weeks ahead, you’ll be hearing …