Debunking Lies the Meat Industry Tells About Healthy Eating

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As consumers increasingly reject cruelly-produced, unhealthy animal products, the meat industry is grabbing at any chance it can to win them back. In late 2020, AgWeb published an article entitled “Eat Meat to Support Your Immunity During a Crisis.” But as people resolve to eat more plants in the new year, thousands participating in Veganuary, consumers are proving that they …

New Location, Same Food & Fun: DC VegFest 2019!

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On August 11th, 2019 (now known as DC VegFest Day!) over 15,000 vegans and pre-vegans swarmed the District of Columbia, joining Compassion Over Killing for our annual DC VegFest. This year’s festival was a huge success thanks to your support, the help of some amazing volunteers, delicious vegan vendors, and inspiring compassionate merchants and nonprofits!  The popular Main Stage featured …

Subway to Launch Beyond Meatball Sub

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After a years-long campaign by Animal Outlook and our supporters, Subway told us it will launch a partnership with Beyond Meat to test a fully plant-based meatball marinara sub in 685 stores. The sub will come with topped with non-vegan cheese, but customers can order the meatball marinara without it for a delicious, compassionate option. Our campaign for vegan options …

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Could a Vegan Subway Option Be on the Way?

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This year, vegetarian brand MorningStar Farms took a big step and announced that it would be transitioning its frozen meat replacement line to become fully vegan!  Though the company began reducing its usage of eggs in 2008 after urging from Compassion Over Killing and Vegan Outreach, Vegan Outreach’s continuing campaign has convinced the company to ditch eggs entirely. The line …


Qdoba To Launch Plant-Based Impossible “Meat” Nationwide

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Starting on May 28, Qdoba Mexican Eats will offer plant-based protein Impossible meat in 730 locations nationwide. After testing in Michigan, the fast-casual chain decided to go full steam ahead in Brooklyn, Denver, and Los Angeles this April, with plans to expand across the country in May. Qdoba’s Impossible protein is seasoned Mexican-style with a blend of spices including tomatoes, …

Starbucks Pledges More Vegan Innovation at Shareholder Meeting

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After pledging to brew up a nationwide vegan food line one year ago, Starbucks seems to have stalled out. So Compassion Over Killing roasted the coffee chain’s lack of progress at its annual shareholder meeting today–prompting a commitment to continued vegan innovation. Last year, Starbucks told Compassion Over Killing at its annual meeting that a US-wide vegan food line was …

MorningStar Farms Goes Fully Vegan

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In a huge win for animals, leading meatless brand MorningStar Farms has announced that its entire product line will be fully vegan by 2021. The transition has already begun, with the company announcing three new vegan chick’n products last summer. With urging from Vegan Outreach and Animal Outlook, in 2008 MorningStar reduced its use of eggs by one million per …

Pizza Hut UK Takes a Slice Out of Competition with Vegan Menu

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Pizza Hut UK will now have a full vegan menu with five vegan pizzas featuring Violife vegan cheese after seeing the sizzling demand for dairy-free! The exciting news comes on the heels of the chain offering a vegan Jack ‘n’ Cheese pizza as a Veganuary special and seeing pies fly out of stores before making the popular pizza a permanent …

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There’s No Catch: This Vegan Tuna is Amazing

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Vegan tuna has finally arrived.  Now hitting shelves nationwide at Whole Foods Market and Thrive Market, Good Catch Foods’ vegan tuna is available in three flavors (Naked in Water, Mediterranean, and Oil & Herbs) and provides protein and omega-3 without the suffering behind every serving of fish. All the flavor and no mercury or plastics? Yes, please. As Good Catch …