COK Opposing Meat-Industry Efforts to Squash Vegan Protein

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Compassion Over Killing joins a coalition opposing dangerous proposals by animal agribusiness that would shield meat producers from plant-based competition. Vegan foods are sprouting up everywhere, as consumers increasingly demand healthier, kinder meat alternatives. In a desperate display, the factory farming industry is flexing its lobbying muscles to squash the rise of vegan proteins, by trying to stop these popular foods …

Tyson CEO on Vegan Protein: “If You Can’t Beat Them, Join Them”

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Just a day after Compassion Over Killing released a gut-wrenching new investigation of Tyson Foods and a petition asking Tyson, among other requests, to shift toward vegan proteins, the nation’s largest chicken producer did just that: increasing its investment in plant-based company, Beyond Meat. Even Tyson’s CEO, Tom Hayes, seems to know protein is moving toward a vegan future. When asked …

New Tyson CEO: Plant-Based Demand Outpacing Meat

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“Plant-based protein is growing almost, at this point, a little faster than animal-based, so I think the migration may continue in that direction.” These words didn’t come from the head of a vegan company, but from the new CEO of Tyson Foods, one of the largest meat producers in the world! In a Fox Business article with the headline “Tyson Foods CEO: The …

Culinary Institute: Plants are the Future of Protein

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The future of food lies in the power of plants, as noted by the CIA! No, not the CIA in DC. We’re talking about the prestigious Culinary Institute of America in New York. The CIA is currently calling on chefs to stir health and sustainability into their meals by focusing less on meat and more on plant sources of protein. …

Arnold Says Eat Less Meat to Save the Planet + 4 More Reasons to Choose Veggies

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Back in his Mr. Olympia days, Arnold Schwarzenegger was all about the meat. But the Governator has gotten way wiser with age. These days, the actor slash politician is no fan of animal agriculture; he’s well aware of the industry’s devastating impacts, and isn’t afraid to talk about it. As part of his attendance at the Paris climate talks this week, he publicly suggested …

Vegan Eating Reaching Global Tipping Point

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Have you heard that Target just launched its own line of plant-based meats and Smoothie King is now serving vegan protein shakes in its 700 stores worldwide? These international retailers know it’s good business to offer customers what they want: delicious, affordable, healthy, and convenient vegan options! The demand is not only real, it’s reaching a global tipping point: Worldcrunch recently reported that Palitana, India …