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

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

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 …

USDA Deregulates Pig Slaughterhouses Despite Horrible Consequences for Animals

Despite pushback from Compassion Over Killing (COK) and other animal, workers’ rights, and consumer advocacy groups, the USDA has pushed forward a new rule deregulating pig slaughter under the guise of “modernization.” But this rule is a dangerous step backwards. Now, COK is criticizing the New Swine Slaughter Inspection System (NSIS) rule, which comes at a time when the public …

Will Tyson Turn the Tide with Vegan Shrimp Investment?

Contrasting Tyson’s recent sinking progress in the plant-powered revolution, the poultry giant is making a splash with its latest investment: vegan shrimp. But can this massive meat company become a true food leader in today’s sea of compassionate options?  The chicken industry titan just announced a minority stake in New Wave Foods, maker of a 100% plant-based shrimp from seaweed, …

Scary Ice Cream Truck Rolls up to Nestlé to Showcase Hidden Horrors

Compassion Over Killing’s mobile billboard, disguised as a nightmarish ice cream truck, just rolled up to Nestlé’s doorstep in Arlington, Virginia, to shine a light on the abuse behind the food giant’s dairy products.  Our costumed cow handed out postcards with the billboard as a backdrop right outside Nestlé’s front door during lunch hour today. Hundreds of passersby were stunned …

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

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 …

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COK Campaign Victory: Dunkin’ Donuts Adds Almond Milk to Its Menu!

Dunkin’ Donuts is the world’s largest coffee and baked goods chain with 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 so excited to …

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

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 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 …