Pizza

Little Caesars to Test Plant-Based “Impossible Supreme” Pizza

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Today, Little Caesars announced a limited run of a new “Impossible Supreme” pizza using meatless sausage from Impossible Foods in Washington, Florida, and New Mexico. According to Chief Innovation Officer Ed Gleich, the new pizza will cater to the chain’s “loyal, mostly carnivorous fans” and is “likely just the beginning of plant-based menu items from Little Caesars.” Little Caesars is …

Dunkin’ Promises More Plant-Based Options at Shareholder Meeting

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Today, Compassion Over Killing put Dunkin’ on the hot plate for a vegan donut at its annual shareholder meeting–prompting a promising response that there are vegan options on the way! After pouring out almond milk for our dairy-free coffee in 2014, Dunkin’ has yet to cater to the tens of thousands of us asking for a vegan donut. But the …

COK Spreads Kindness for Cows at Häagen-Dazs’ Free Cone Day

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This week, Compassion Over Killing’s costumed cow churned out vegan ice cream samples at Häagen-Dazs’ Free Cone Day in Washington, DC to spread kindness for the cows suffering behind the Nestlé brand’s ice cream.  Compassion Over Killing’s recent investigation exposed massive suffering behind Nestlé’s ice cream brands: Häagen-Dazs, Edy’s, and Dreyer’s. Hot irons are burned into calves’ flesh to destroy …

Moms Edie Falco and Kara Lang Romero Spread Kindness for Cows this Mother’s Day

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This Mother’s Day, actor Edie Falco (Nurse Jackie, The Sopranos) and Olympic soccer player Kara Lang Romero are teaming up as fellow moms for mother cows and their babies suffering in the dairy industry. JOIN IN: Send a quick, polite Facebook message to Nestlé urging it to ditch dehorning and churn out more vegan options TODAY (see our sample message below)! …

Will McDonald’s Join Vegan Competition with a Plant-Based Burger?

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Germany McDonald’s restaurants have launched their first ever all-vegan menu item: a “bleeding” vegan burger called the “Incredible burger,” made by Nestlé. This is the first vegan option for the chain in Germany, but around the world, McDonald’s has been beginning to slowly roll out vegan and vegetarian options. Everywhere, it would seem, but the United States. Meanwhile, the fast-food …

Burger King Reigns Over Meatless Market with New Impossible Whopper

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UPDATE: After a successful trial in St. Louis, Burger King is now planning to roll out the Impossible Whopper nationwide this year. By 2020, Impossible Whoppers should be available in all 7,000+ stores. After MorningStar Farms’ announcement that the vegetarian line would be going fully vegan, there was a lot of speculation over whether Burger King, which currently carries a …

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 …

Tyson Foods Pursuing “Alternative Proteins”

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Tyson Foods, the nation’s largest poultry producer, is moving further into the vegan market with plant-based proteins, as Compassion Over Killing’s campaign continues pressuring Tyson to continue this shift as well as end cruel rapid growth in birds. On the company’s first-quarter earnings call, Tyson chief executive hinted at this new development, saying “In the weeks ahead, you’ll be hearing …