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“Bad Ass Vegan” John Lewis Tells BOCA: Ditch Dairy!

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In celebration of National Hamburger Day, fitness expert and influencer John Lewis, also known as Bad Ass Vegan, is teaming up with Compassion Over Killing to kick dairy out of BOCA’s burgers for good.  BOCA is already moo-ving the brand in the right direction: Since the start of Compassion Over Killing’s campaign, and thanks to the nearly 50,000 of you …

Save the Planet: Ditch Dairy

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It’s time to face the facts: animal agriculture is one of the leading causes of deforestation, pollution, and resource depletion. And combined with other environmental threats, it has us cruising for a huge climate crisis in as soon as twelve years. According to recent research, meat and dairy take up a whopping 83% of total farmland, while providing only 18% …

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, …

Elite Vegan Athletes to BOCA: Switch for Good and Ditch Dairy!

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Nine elite vegan athletes are rallying together for a dairy-free BOCA brand through a powerful letter fired off to parent company Kraft Heinz on behalf of the Switch4Good coalition and Compassion Over Killing (COK)! BOCA was once a household name in the veggie burger market–but as it clings to cruel, unhealthy dairy ingredients in many of its products, it’s stuck …

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Get Ready to Gobble: BOCA Debuts Vegan Turkey Burger!

Stuart McDonald Blog

As nearly 50,000 people join Compassion Over Killing’s campaign, Kraft Heinz has just debuted another fully vegan item in their BOCA line: a one-of-a-kind vegan turkey burger. Plant-based foods continue to become mainstream, but a 100% plant-based turk’y burger is one we haven’t seen yet. But for vegans and pre-vegans alike it offers a great alternative to its cruel animal-based …

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Quorn Invests £7 million into Vegan R&D and “Bleeding” Vegan Burger

Stuart McDonald Blog

Quorn, one of the world’s leading brands in frozen meat alternatives, announced that it is investing £7 million (about $9 million US) into vegan research and development. The UK-based company intends to open a research and development facility in their North Yorkshire headquarters as a response to a 12% rise in sales in just the first half of this year. …

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COK to Kraft Heinz at Picklesburgh: What’s the Dill with all the Dairy?

Stuart McDonald Blog

This weekend, food giant Kraft Heinz sponsored Picklesburgh, a celebration of all things pickle. Kraft Heinz is the parent company of BOCA, a line of vegetarian frozen foods–that still uses cruel dairy in many of its products. So, Compassion Over Killing staff and volunteers showed up to let BOCA know that we’d relish an all-vegan brand. Decked out in green …

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 …

VIDEO: Moms Ask for a BOCA Brand Kind to All Mothers

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Just ahead of Mother’s Day, moms are speaking out in a video call to action, asking Kraft Heinz to choose kindness for all mothers by dropping cruelly produced cow’s milk from its BOCA brand. While BOCA has become a meatless household name, dairy is still used in the majority of its product line, despite the cycle of cruelty endured by …