Wendy’s Canada Quietly Debuts Plant-Based “Plantiful Burger”

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After the ongoing vegan buzz around fast-food chains like Dunkin’ and Burger King, it looks like Wendy’s might finally be catching up by testing a plant-based burger in Etobicoke, Ontario. After an advertisement for the burger was spotted in Ontario by Amanda Logan, Compassion Over Killing followed up with several stores in the region, where workers informed us that while …

Nestlé to Add Vegan Cheese and Bacon to Plant-Based Offerings

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After hearing from the more than 20,000 consumers who have spoken up against Nestlé’s dairy cruelty since our shocking investigation, the food giant is now launching vegan cheddar cheese and bacon to pair with its Awesome Burger for the ultimate vegan meal: a bacon cheeseburger!  As Nestlé scrambles to keep up with the sizzling demand for vegan products, it recently …

IHOP HQ Receives 23,000 Signatures on Petition Asking for Vegan Pancake

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In celebration of National Pancake Day (September 26!), Compassion Over Killing and Vegan Outreach delivered 23,000 petition signatures from our joint campaign to IHOP’s headquarters in Glendale, California. The petition delivery was accompanied by a GIANT stack of vegan pancakes to drive home just how hungry we are for a vegan pancake at IHOP.  The campaign, launched this summer, is …

McDonald’s Canada to Test Beyond Meat “P.L.T.” Burger

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Finally beginning to catch up with plant-based demand, McDonald’s has announced that it will be trialing a plant-based “P.L.T.” Beyond Meat burger in select Canada locations. This progress is happening after mounting pressure on McDonald’s to catch up with competitors, including hundreds of comments from Compassion Over Killing supporters and popular petitions like this one. Though McDonald’s has previously debuted …

Plant-Powered Planet Protectors March for Animals and Earth at Climate Strike

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Last week, animal activists converged across the country to speak up for the way animal agriculture affects our climate at the student-led Climate Strike. The Plant-Powered Planet Protectors (P4), a diverse coalition of groups including Compassion Over Killing, Plant Based Foods Association, Climate Friendly Agriculture Alliance, The Humane League, V-Dog, and Center for Biological Diversity, showed up in Washington, DC …

PROGRESS: Canada Starbucks to Offer Vegan Parfait and Everything Bagel

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A Starbucks Canada employee has spilled the beans that vegan blueberry yogurt parfaits and everything bagels are making their way nationwide! Meanwhile, over 31,000 people have signed a Compassion Over Killing petition urging Starbucks to offer vegan food choices to go with their coffee. So when will US coffee lovers get to indulge in these compassionate food options? Last year, …

The District of Columbia Proclaims August 11, 2019 “DC VegFest Day”

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Days before doors open for the largest vegan eating festival on the East Coast, Mayor Muriel Bowser issued an official proclamation declaring the date of the event, August 11th, 2019, “DC VegFest Day.”  The proclamation was inspired by Compassion Over Killing’s annual event which draws thousands of vegans and pre-vegans to Washington, DC every year. Mayor Bowser cites DC VegFest …

US Legislators Call for Expansion of High-Speed Slaughter Audit For Animal and Consumer Safety

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Two members of Congress have fired off a letter to the USDA’s Inspector General, urging it to expand its review of the agency’s dangerous high-speed pig slaughter program to its impacts on animals and consumer safety.  As the USDA continues attempts to pass its dangerous new rule, things are getting heated. After widespread public outcry, the USDA’s Office of the …