“Proud” of Your Product, Big Dairy? Call it “Cow Milk!”

Compassion Over Killing Staff Veg Eating

With each generation drinking less milk than the previous one and investigations repeatedly exposing cruelty to cows, Big Dairy has been looking pretty desperate.  The industry’s crying over spilled milk (literally dumping millions of overproduced gallons), attempting to squash soaring almond milk sales, and even killing cows to illegally inflate milk prices. And, amidst this dairy decline, the industry has been trying to churn the FDA into a frenzy …

Big Dairy pouts that dairy-free “milk” is confusing. Our solution: label “cow milk.”

Compassion Over Killing Staff Animals, Health, Veg Eating

Jan. 2017 Update: Sign & share our petition: Tell Big Dairy to label its products “cow milk!” Plant-based milks are flying off the shelves, as Americans ditch dairy for vegan alternatives free of cholesterol and cruelty. It seems a growing number of consumers have stopped swallowing the lies about dairy being good for our bodies, and studies continue to confirm that dairy poses many health …

COK Campaign Victories: Dunkin’ & Starbucks Keep Expanding Vegan Menus!

Compassion Over Killing Staff Campaigns, Uncategorized, Veg Eating

Thanks to campaigns led by Compassion Over Killing (COK) and requests from compassionate consumers, in 2014 Dunkin’ Donuts, the world’s largest coffee and baked goods chain, added almond milk to about 75% of its locations — and Starbucks, one of the first national coffee chains to offer soy milk, has told COK that it’s exploring vegan food options. Now cows and consumers join us in …

Dairy Industry Tries to Squash the Rise of Almond Milk

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Moo-ve over, dairy! While milk consumption declines with each generation — it’s down 37% since the 1970’s and keeps dropping — demand for plant-based milks is on the rise.  In fact, the market for dairy-free foods is projected to reach $20 billion by 2020. This growing dairy-free demand isn’t going unnoticed by the industry.  On a positive note, industry news site The Dairy …

Today is National (Ask for a Vegan) Donut Day!

Compassion Over Killing Staff Campaigns, Veg Eating

Did you know that since 1938, Americans have dedicated the first Friday of June as National Donut Day? Donut shops around the country, including Dunkin’ Donuts, are celebrating by giving away free (you guessed it) donuts. Dunkin’ Donuts is the world’s largest coffee and baked goods chain with nearly 8,000 locations throughout the US and it serves up more than …

Voices of Compassion: Your 4 Favorite Blogs of 2014!

Compassion Over Killing Staff Blog, Uncategorized, Veg Eating

It has been an incredible year for Compassion Over Killing, and we owe much of our success to donors and supporters like you. Your generosity has been  the driving force behind our achievements, and now that we’ve gained serious momentum, we’re looking forward to accomplishing even more for animals in 2015, when we celebrate our 20th anniversary! Looking back on …

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More Companies are Delivering on Dairy-Free Demand!

Compassion Over Killing Staff Uncategorized, Veg Eating

Despite the dairy industry’s multi-million dollar advertising campaigns (Got Milk?), government-sponsored programs that push milk, and even ridiculous efforts to slam non-dairy alternatives, milk consumption in the US is steadily declining. In fact, a recent report from the US Department of Agriculture confirms that each generation drinks less and less milk than the one prior. Simply put, Americans are moo-ving on. …