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KFC Begins Testing Vegetarian Chicken in UK

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Kentucky Fried Chicken is now testing vegetarian chicken in its stores across the UK and Ireland. If successful, KFC expects to start officially selling the meatless menu item in 2019. Here in the US, as chains like Starbucks, Subway, and White Castle roll out plant-based options to meet soaring consumer demand, Compassion Over Killing is urging KFC to do the …

UberEats Makes Vegan Eating Uber-Easy!

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Thanks to the innovation of Uber, getting plant-based meals delivered to your door is now “uber”-easy! The transportation company’s newest endeavor — UberEats — allows users to order food via Uber driver, making vegan eating as simple as swiping your finger. Some orders can even arrive in as little as 10 minutes! The new service, which is a separate app …

Culinary Institute: Plants are the Future of Protein

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Plant protein is the future, says the Culinary Institute New York’s prestigious Culinary Institute of America has called on chefs to focus less on meat and more on plant-based protein sources. The school says “urgent public health and environmental reasons for a shift away from an emphasis on red meat and toward more plant-based foods, including plant proteins” are noted …

Campaign Update: Subway Widely Expands Vegan Menu in DC & LA!

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You’ve been asking for vegan options, and Subway is listening! Compassion Over Killing is excited to announce that Subway, the world’s largest restaurant chain, is widely expanding its vegan menu: In the Washington, DC area, more than 300 Subway stores are in the process of rolling out a vegan menu that includes the all-vegan Malibu Garden and Black Bean sandwiches!  …

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Nation’s Restaurant News Names Vegan Café as “Breakout Brand”

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Considered one of the leading foodservice industry trade publications, Nation’s Restaurant News names ten “Breakout Brands” each year that it defines as “cutting edge restaurant concepts that are set to redefine foodservice” — and for 2015, the all-vegan restaurant chain, Native Foods made the list! Right from the get-go, the article establishes that meat-free eating is gaining momentum, even among meat-eaters: “Those …


Campaign Victory: Dunkin’ Now Offers Almond Milk

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Dunkin’, the world’s largest coffee and baked goods chain, has more than 7,500 locations throughout the United States, including its first Los Angeles location that opened during Labor Day weekend. Yet, it’s one of the only national coffee chains that hasn’t offered dairy-free milk to all customers – until now, thanks to your requests. We’re thrilled to share this We …

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Campaign Update: Subway Testing All-Vegan Malibu Garden, Black Bean Subs

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Malibu Garden, Black Bean sandwiches now available at select Subway locations in Los Angeles The hearty and healthy Malibu Garden patty is chock full of whole grains such as brown rice and rolled oats, plus veggies, and comes topped with a creamy vegan fire roasted tomato sauce. The protein-packed Black Bean patty contains brown rice, corn, bell peppers, cilantro and …

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Cook Like a Top Chef — In Your Own Kitchen

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Ever wish you could cook your favorite restaurant dishes at home? That’s exactly what Jamie Isabella Parker wanted to do when she began working on Best Vegan Recipes from North America’s Vegan-Serving Top Restaurants. Her quest across the continent required hundreds of miles of travel — and nearly as many bites of delicious vegan food from the world’s best chefs. Of course, …

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White Castle Knows What Customers Crave: Veggie Sliders

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Known for its slider hamburgers and made famous by movies such as Harold & Kumar, White Castle is a popular hamburger chain with locations throughout the South as well as in New York City. And it’s currently making headlines for testing out a new menu item at participating locations: Veggie sliders. What’s the veggie slider made of? The vegetable patty …