Campaign Victory: BOCA Confirms Most of Its Products are Now Vegan!

Compassion Over Killing Staff Campaigns, Veg Eating, Victories

Compassion Over Killing is excited to share this breaking news update about our campaign to persuade BOCA Foods to ditch dairy. Over the past few months, the company has eliminated all but 4 items with dairy. That means 8 of BOCA’s 12 products are now completely vegan! BOCA Brand Manager Eric Palmer confirmed in a statement to COK: “At BOCA, …

McDonald’s Debuts Vegan Burger in Chicago: Ask for One Nationwide!

Compassion Over Killing Staff Campaigns, Veg Eating

As demand for vegan food sizzles across the country, mega fast food chain McDonald’s just cooked up a vegan burger option now on the menu at its Chicago headquarters. Join us in asking the fast food chain to ‘ketchup’ to its fast food competitors by serving up a vegan burger nationwide! Compassion Over Killing, along with a coalition of organizations, …

Turkey Sales Plummet as Vegan Thanksgiving Options Expand

Compassion Over Killing Staff Blog, Veg Eating

As sales are rising for vegan foods, the animal agriculture industry is feeling the pressure. Approaching Thanksgiving, turkey sales are already down, with companies claiming an excess of birds. Or in other words: too much supply and too little demand. Luckily, it’s easier than ever to have a compassionate, vegan Thanksgiving. Hain Celestial’s poultry arm, Hain Pure Protein, was operating …

amazon alexa

VIDEO: Alexa, Order Vegan Donuts from Dunkin’

Stuart McDonald Blog, Campaigns, Veg Eating

Dunkin’ Donuts recently teamed up with Amazon’s Alexa in an attempt to make their on-the-go mobile ordering even easier. But what’s the point if we can’t order what we really want — vegan donuts?! Millions of consumers nationwide are opting for plant-based options to help the animals who suffer at the hands of the egg and dairy industries, and to …

tofurky italian sausages

Tofurky Fights Missouri Meat Labeling Law

Stuart McDonald Blog, Veg Eating

This week, Missouri became the first state to enact a law regulating the use of the word “meat” in food labeling. The term, according to the law, should be solely reserved for food made from “traditionally harvested” livestock or poultry. Tofurky, one of the top makers of plant-based meats, filed an injunction in federal court to prevent the enforcement of …

COK’s 10th Annual DC VegFest Bringing Food and Fun September 15

Compassion Over Killing Staff Events, Outreach, Veg Eating

Compassion Over Killing (COK) is proud to present our 10th annual DC VegFest on Saturday, September 15, 2018! Hosted outdoors at famed Yards Park in the nation’s capital, the DC VegFest is a free fun-filled festival of food, music, education, and inspiration with more than 20,000 attendees joining the celebration each year.    Thousands of festival-goers – vegans and pre-vegans alike …

8 Reasons to Ditch Dairy on World Plant Milk Day

Stuart McDonald Animals, Veg Eating

August 22nd is World Plant Milk Day, and as consumers are increasingly turning away from cruelly produced cow’s milk and toward vegan options, dairy industry sales continue to curdle. Plant milk is delicious and nutritious, and the market is growing every day with no signs of stopping. For a little motivation, we’ve compiled a list of eight reasons dairy is scary–and …

Actor Kimberly Elise Asks Kraft Heinz to Offer Families a Healthier BOCA Brand by Dropping Dairy

Compassion Over Killing Staff Campaigns, Veg Eating

Actor Kimberly Elise (Diary of a Mad Black Woman, The Manchurian Candidate) has penned a letter to the CEO of Kraft Heinz, writing as one parent to another to urge his company to offer families a healthier and more compassionate BOCA Foods by dropping dairy from the brand. Sending her powerful note, the mother of two joins a Compassion Over …

Delicious Caribbean-Inspired Vegan Dishes

Compassion Over Killing Staff Recipes, Veg Eating

Jessica Carter, Compassion Over Killing’s Vegan Food & Lifestyle Coach, creates unique, flavorful, and easy-to-prepare vegan recipes! Perfect for summer, here are her new, original Caribbean-inspired dishes — from soul bowls to sliders. Click the recipes to try them on TryVeg.com, plus scroll down to see Jessica sharing them on WJLA’s Good Morning Washington!   Caribbean Soul Bowl with Jerk Jackfruit: Packed …