COK & ASPCA Oppose USDA’s High-Speed Slaughter Proposal

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Compassion Over Killing and ASPCA have hand-delivered a joint comment to the US Dept. of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service in Washington, DC, asking the federal agency to end, not expand, its high-speed pig slaughter program. In February, the USDA proposed a “Modernization of Swine Slaughter Inspection” rule, which would revoke maximum line speeds and allow slaughterhouses to …

Here’s How YOU Can Celebrate Earth (Every) Day!

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It’s Earth Week – and almost Earth Day (April 22)! How are you celebrating our planetary home this week? While there are many important ways for us to protect the planet, from recycling, to saying no to single-use plastic and more – there’s one simple step we can take to stand up for the earth every time we sit down …

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 …

Study: Meat Increases Heart Disease Risk, Plant Proteins Protect!

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Research shows that diets heavy in animal products can put our health at risk, even rivaling smoking in terms of raising our risk for cancer! Now, a new study, published in the International Journal of Epidemiology, links regular consumption of meat protein to a 60% higher risk of heart disease, and finds that a plant-based diet can protect us from cardiovascular disease! As Newsweek …

Thousands Joining Celebrities by Pledging to Eat Green for Vegweek

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With inspiration from the stars, thousands of people are joining Compassion Over Killing’s VegWeek 2018 campaign, by pledging to eat plant-based from April 16-22. VegWeek is celebrated annually in April, to coincide with Earth Day (April 22) and it aims to inspires pre-vegans to take the VegPledge as a fun and collective way to explore the many flavors and benefits …

March Forward Together: Celebrating Women’s History Month

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On International Women’s Day and in honor of Women’s History Month, we are honoring all of the strong and compassionate women working to build a kinder world for animals and humans alike. Compassion Over Killing is one of few female-led farm animal protection organizations, and with women holding top leadership positions. Yet, we know that the vast majority of our …

Delicious Vegan Dishes from Breakfast to Dessert

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Jessica Carter, Vegan Food & Lifestyle Coach at Compassion Over Killing, is a multi-talented, plant-based cooking and education superstar, whipping up simple and tasty recipes, creating food videos, and sharing her knowledge with others to help make vegan eating fun and accessible. You may have seen Jessica recently on Good Morning Washington (watch below!), sharing soulful vegan dishes in celebration …

Inspiring Video: Live Your Most Compassionate Life

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Compassion Over Killing is thrilled to share our empowering new video: “Live Your Most Compassionate Life!” We hope you’re as inspired by it as we are. Produced by COK and our Video Production Manager, Jonathan Rosenberry, and featuring a motivational speech and music by Fearless Motivation, this new video will move you to live life to the fullest and with …

Leilani Münter’s Vegan Strong Car Bringing TryVeg to Daytona

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Leilani Münter’s Vegan Strong car races the world-famous Daytona International Speedway tomorrow, and Compassion Over Killing (COK) is excited to join A Well-Fed World as a sponsor helping to “fuel” Leilani’s race and the compassionate message she’s bringing to the track. Leilani is a professional race car driver and environmental activist who drives a 100% solar-powered Tesla. Sports Illustrated has named her one of the top ten female race car …