These Women Are Changing the World

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Women comprise almost 51% of the population — and they’re even more of a dominant force in the farm animal protection and advocacy movement! The vast majority of humans working in this field have always been female, from chefs to front-line activists to those leading organizations. These rock star advocates deserve accolades for their remarkable work to create a kinder …

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 …

COK Prompts Announcement of New Line of Vegan Foods at Starbucks

Compassion Over Killing Staff Campaigns, Veg Eating, Victories

Today, Compassion Over Killing (COK) created quite a buzz at Starbucks’ annual shareholder meeting at the Seattle Center, speaking on behalf of the nearly 30,000 people asking the coffee chain for vegan foods nationwide, and prompting the exciting news of a new plant-based line. COK also launched mobile ads this week, targeting the meeting venue and 200,000 people in Seattle, …

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Kraft a Better BOCA: Ditch Dairy!

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The BOCA brand has become a household name at the forefront of the meatless market, appearing on store shelves and restaurants menus nationwide. Yet, BOCA, owned by Kraft Heinz, is lagging behind other vegetarian brands that have moved forward to meet the soaring consumer demand for dairy-free foods. The majority of BOCA’s burgers, bowls, and other products on grocery store …

Singer LP Joins Campaign for Vegan Food at Starbucks Nationwide

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Just before taking the stage in Starbucks’ hometown of Seattle tonight, chart-topping artist LP has sent a message to the company, joining Compassion Over Killing (COK) in asking for vegan foods at Starbucks nationwide! “Lost On You” singer, LP (Laura Pergolizzi), writes: “Hey Starbucks! Let’s give more people access to healthier food. I know there are a lot of existing …

Q&A: Olympic Medalist & Animal Advocate, Dotsie Bausch

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Olympic cyclist and dedicated activist, Dotsie Bausch, is a true champion for animals! Dotsie has teamed up with Compassion Over Killing to empower thousands to take our VegWeek VegPledge. She also personally penned a letter urging Papa John’s to offer vegan cheese. Now, Dotsie shares her inspiring story as a vegan athlete, and how she cycled her way to a …

New COK Hotline Empowers Factory Farm Whistleblowers

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Compassion Over Killing (COK) has launched a new multi-state, multi-language campaign offering factory farm and slaughterhouse whistleblowers a safe and secure hotline to report animal cruelty, workers’ rights abuses, food safety risks, and environmental violations. Billboards featuring the confidential hotline — 1-800-65-FARM-TIPS — have already reached more than 400,000 people in top poultry-producing states Arkansas and Georgia, with additional locations …

VICTORY: Lightlife Brand Goes 100% Vegan

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Following a campaign by Compassion Over Killing (COK), a few years ago Lightlife drastically reduced the use of eggs in their line of vegetarian foods, by 166,000 eggs annually! The brand also introduced three exciting new vegan items. Now chickens, and all animals, have more news to celebrate: Lightlife has announced all of its products will be 100% vegan by the …

Campaign Update: Subway Widely Expands Vegan Menu in DC & LA!

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You’ve been asking for vegan options, and Subway is listening! Compassion Over Killing is excited to announce that Subway, the world’s largest restaurant chain, is widely expanding its vegan menu: In the Washington, DC area, more than 300 Subway stores are in the process of rolling out a vegan menu that includes the all-vegan Malibu Garden and Black Bean sandwiches!  …