5 Ways to Help Chickens Today

Compassion Over Killing Staff Blog, Campaigns

January 5th is National Bird Day — a day to celebrate our feathered friends of all types. So today, we’re bringing attention to the land animal most killed for food: the chicken. Did you know? Chickens have sophisticated social orders. Like humans, they build relationships, distinguish between individuals, use logic, and even plan ahead. They’re also good at math! Also …

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, …

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Jillian Rose Reed Tweets Little Caesars: Vegan Cheese, Please!

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Over a half million cows languish on dairy farms, forcibly impregnated and separated from their babies, to churn out milk for Little Caesars’ cheese supplier Leprino Foods. Meanwhile, vegan cheese sales are sizzling–and Domino’s France recently followed in the footsteps of its New Zealand and Australian counterparts in churning out dairy-free pizza on its menu. This vegan victory with Domino’s …

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

Compassion Over Killing Staff Blog

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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We’re So Close to a Vegan Donut We Can Almost Taste It…

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We’re so close to a vegan donut at Dunkin’, we can almost taste it. In response to a Compassion Over Killing campaign where YOU asked Dunkin’ Donuts (soon to be called “Dunkin’”) to roll out a compassionate vegan option, Dunkin responded. The top US donut chain told COK it’s currently trying formulas for a vegan donut. But before we could …

COK Grills USDA on High-Speed Slaughter at MD Poultry Conference

Stuart McDonald Blog, Campaigns

Today, Compassion Over Killing’s Director of Corporate Outreach Laura Cascada took the floor during the Q&A following a USDA presentation at the Delmarva Poultry Industry’s annual conference to hold the federal agency accountable for putting millions of consumers, workers, and animals in danger with its high-speed slaughter plans. Laura took the agency to task after its Deputy Assistant Administrator of …

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Subway Vegan Options Expand into UK

Stuart McDonald Blog, Campaigns

Subway, the household name when it comes to quick custom sandwiches, is yet again dipping into the plant-based market by offering a fully vegan veggie patty in some of its UK stores. This comes after more than 18,000 people have contacted the sandwich giant asking for vegan options through Compassion Over Killing’s website. The patty, LiveKindly reports, is similar to …

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High-Speed Horror: USDA to Dangerously Increase Slaughter Speeds

Stuart McDonald Blog

As ghosts and goblins descend on us this month, Compassion Over Killing is flooding the USDA’s offices with new ads to ensure all eyes are on another, real-life horror for millions of animals, workers, and consumers: the federal agency’s cruel and dangerous high-speed slaughter program. Making matters even worse for the billions of chickens who are violently slaughtered for food …

Former Dunkin’ Exec. to CEO: Offer a Vegan Donut!

Stuart McDonald Blog, Campaigns

Dunkin’ Donuts’ former Chief Marketing Officer, Glenn Bacheller, just penned a letter to current Dunkin’ CEO David Hoffmann, with a clear message: “make a statement and be the first major chain offer a vegan donut.” Bacheller, who went on to become President of Baskin-Robbins, a sister company of the donut chain, states that he was vegan even while working for …