Turkey Sales Plummet as Vegan Thanksgiving Options Expand

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As sales are rising for vegan foods, the animal agriculture industry is feeling the pressure. Approaching Thanksgiving, turkey sales are already down, with companies claiming an excess of birds. Or in other words: too much supply and too little demand. Luckily, it’s easier than ever to have a compassionate, vegan Thanksgiving. Hain Celestial’s poultry arm, Hain Pure Protein, was operating …

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BOCA Debuts Vegan Turk’y Burger

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As nearly 50,000 people join our campaign, Kraft Heinz has debuted another fully vegan item in their BOCA line: a one-of-a-kind vegan turk’y burger. Plant-based foods continue to gain popularity, but a 100 percent 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 counterpart. Each …

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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 …

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Celebrate Compassion: Easy Vegan Thanksgiving Feast

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This Thanksgiving, let’s give turkeys something to be thankful for – compassionate cooking. Sadly, around 45 million turkeys are slaughtered each year for Thanksgiving alone. During this time of gratitude, we can all help these smart and social birds by leaving them off our holiday tables. Thankfully, there are so many delicious plant-based options available for your compassionate celebration. Here are …

An Easy Feast for Your Vegan Thanksgiving

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Thanksgiving is nearly here, and sadly, nearly 46 million turkeys will be killed for this holiday alone. The good news this November is that it’s easier than ever to opt for kind, compassionate alternatives that are just as delicious and will impress every eater celebrating at your Thanksgiving table. Here are some of our favorite vegan recipes for a Thanksgiving feast …

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Give These Turkey-Free Thanksgiving Foods A Try

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This Thanksgiving, let’s give turkeys something to be thankful for – compassionate cooking. During this time of gratitude, we can show appreciation for these smart, social and curious birds by leaving them OFF our holiday tables. While some turkeys (like Tallulah, pictured below at Poplar Spring Animal Sanctuary) are lucky to live out their lives in safety at animal sanctuaries across …

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Choosing Compassion: Give Turkeys Something to be Thankful for

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Many people have never met a turkey in person, which can make it difficult to understand and appreciate these remarkable birds. Those of us who have been fortunate enough to meet turkeys at a sanctuary would probably tell you, though, how smart, curious, and social these animals are, and how fun it is to get to know them. In fact, just like …

6 Reasons Turkeys Are Too Awesome to Eat

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Turkeys are a seriously underrated animal. Misinformation and silly urban myths (remember the one about drowning in the rain?!) about the species have persisted for decades, but the truth is, they’re intelligent, affectionate birds who deserve freedom and respect. Tragically, Thanksgiving is a horror show for these special animals. 45 million are butchered every year, just to make their way onto dinner plates. With all …