Taste Test: The New Subway Beyond Meatball Marinara Sub

Stuart McDonald Blog

After years of campaigning by Compassion Over Killing, the day has finally come. Subway has launched its partnership with Beyond Meat and debuted a vegan meatball marinara sub in select locations, and COK’s Senior Director of Campaigns and Corporate Outreach, Laura Cascada, was one of the first to try it.  Though this is a limited test, Subway has told us …

New Report Exposes Workers’ Suffering inside Slaughterhouses

Stuart McDonald Blog

No slaughterhouse is safe for animals, and Compassion Over Killing investigations have shown that when slaughter lines run faster, animal suffering is greatly exacerbated. But animals aren’t the only ones at risk: a new report from Human Rights Watch shows that workers are suffering greatly, too.  As the Trump administration aims to dangerously increase slaughter line speeds in the name …

Big Dairy Pours Lies into Classrooms Through “Adopt a Cow” Program

Stuart McDonald Blog

The enormous dairy industry’s taking a hit as shoppers turn away from cow’s milk. So, in an alarming move, the industry is looking to classrooms to build its consumer base. As popularity soars for non-dairy milks like almond, soy, and oat, sales of cow’s milk reportedly plummeted to the tune of $1 billion in 2018. So it is concerning (but …

One Day Only: KFC to Trial Beyond Meat Fried Chicken in Atlanta

Stuart McDonald Blog, Campaigns

This summer has experienced a windfall of meatless options popping up in convenient fast-food restaurant locations. The latest: KFC will be testing Beyond Meat fried chicken in one Atlanta location. After teasing an Impossible Whopper, Burger King recently went nationwide with the plant-based burger, just as Subway announced a trial of a Beyond Meatball Marinara sub and Dunkin’ debuted a …

Beyond The Lies Disrupts Animal Ag at Disrupt Festival this Summer

Stuart McDonald Blog, Outreach

Compassion Over Killing’s Beyond The Lies tour has just wrapped up its impactful summer tour planting seeds of compassion and challenging viewers to try vegan eating. This year we were able to get on the road with the brand new Disrupt Festival to advocate for animals using our moving investigative video. Plus, awesome COK volunteers and BTL Program Manager Radish …

You Asked, Tim Hortons Responds: Soy Milk Now Available!

ryan Blog, Campaigns, Veg Eating

With more than 4,500 locations in Canada, Tim Hortons is the country’s largest coffee chain and the largest quick-service restaurant.Though the company didn’t have a dairy-free option for coffee — until now! Compassion Over Killing is excited to announce that your requests for dairy-free options were heard: Tim Hortons is now rolling out soy milk at participating restaurants throughout Canada! …

Giant Cow Descends on Nestlé HQ Delivering 20k Petition Signatures

Compassion Over Killing Staff Blog, Campaigns, Outreach

Compassion Over Killing volunteers, along with a giant inflatable cow, just delivered more than 20,000 petition signatures to Nestlé’s doorstep in Arlington, Virginia. The petition, created after a Compassion Over Killing investigation revealed shocking cruelty at a dairy farm that supplied to Nestlé ice cream brands, urges the company to ban the cruel dehorning of young calves with a hot …

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

Stuart McDonald Blog, Outreach

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 …

PROGRESS: Canada Starbucks to Offer Vegan Parfait and Everything Bagel

christopherl Blog

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, …