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Get Ready to Gobble: BOCA Debuts Vegan Turkey Burger!

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As nearly 50,000 people join Compassion Over Killing’s campaign, Kraft Heinz has just debuted another fully vegan item in their BOCA line: a one-of-a-kind vegan turkey burger. Plant-based foods continue to become mainstream, but a 100% plant-based turk’y burger is one we haven’t seen yet. But for vegans and pre-vegans alike it offers a great alternative to its cruel animal-based …

VIDEO: Meet Smart & Social Turkeys

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Did you know that turkeys recognize each over by voice? These remarkable birds are curious, social, and playful. Yet, approximately 46 million of them will be killed for Thanksgiving alone. Watch our new video below to learn a few fun facts about turkeys, and why we should give them something to be thankful for by leaving them off our holiday …

Silent Side Dishes: The Stealth of Ractopamine

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Did you know that with almost every serving of turkey and pig meat dished out this holiday season – and all year long – there’s a stealthy side of drugs that are banned in the European Union and even China, but not the US?  It’s called Ractopamine. And it’s even in your bacon, which reaches its record-setting consumption rate during …

Turkeys: Four Fascinating Facts You Might Not Know

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Most of us have never had the opportunity to meet a turkey in person, which makes it difficult to understand them – or how amazing they are. If you ask anyone who’s been able to get to know rescued turkeys on a sanctuary, they can tell you just how inquisitive, social, and smart these animals are. In fact, just like …

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Plant-Based Vegan Thanksgiving Meals Everyone – Even Turkeys – Can Enjoy

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Plant-based eating: Give it a try today This Thanksgiving, let’s give turkeys something to be thankful for – compassionate cooking. In this season of gratitude, let’s show our appreciation for these  intelligent and social animals by leaving them OFF our plates. While some turkeys (like Marley, Lennon and Jean, pictured above) are lucky and end up at animal sanctuaries across …

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Turkey-Free Foods to Gobble Up for Thanksgiving

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This Thanksgiving, leave turkey — and all animals — off your plate without missing any holiday fun. You’ll find that many side dishes such as mashed potatoes, stuffing, green bean casserole, and candied yams can already be easily “veganized” with only a few minor modifications. Try these vegan side dishes at your next holiday feast.