Beyond The Lies Program Wraps Up Spring Tour Spreading Compassion

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Compassion Over Killing’s unique Beyond The Lies program just wrapped up another successful tour! This spring, our team brought a powerful message of compassion to college campuses across the state of California to raise awareness about the suffering of animals raised and killed for food. We held 20 events, where COK paid viewers $1.00 to watch a powerful video unveiling …

Tell FDA Not to Help Big Dairy Squash Plant-Based Competition

Compassion Over Killing Staff Campaigns, Veg Eating

As the dairy industry flexes its lobbying muscle to urge the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) to restrict plant-based companies from labeling their products “milk,” “cheese,” and “yogurt,” it seems the federal agency is bowing to industry pressure. The FDA is currently seeking public comments on this issue. Today, National Milk Day, speak out to urge the FDA not to …

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, …

“Kitten Lady” Hannah Shaw Speaks Out for Baby Cows Too

Stuart McDonald Animals, Blog, Campaigns

You may know her from YouTube as the Kitten Lady, a baby cat rescuer and advocate who’s taken the internet by storm–and this time Hannah Shaw is speaking up for a different kind of orphaned animal: baby cows in the dairy industry. Join her TODAY in telling pizza giant Little Caesars it’s time to take a slice out of cruelty …

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Morningstar Goes Vegan with 3 Chick’n Products

Stuart McDonald Blog

Vegans, rejoice: Thanks to a Vegan Outreach campaign, Morningstar Farms just announced that three of their meatless “chicken” options are now available fully vegan! Many plant-based eaters have long been disappointed that Morningstar, a household name when it comes to meat alternatives, still uses egg and dairy ingredients. In 2008, in response to a Compassion Over Killing campaign with Vegan …

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

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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 …

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Lean Cuisine Debuts Line of Meatless Entrees

Stuart McDonald Blog

Frozen entree maker Lean Cuisine (owned by Nestlé) is debuting fourteen new meatless dishes–two of which are completely vegan! The company, owned by Nestlé, says that plant-based foods are among the products for which consumers are looking. Though most of the new entrees contain animal products of some kind, there are two that are totally vegan-friendly: Check out the Coconut …

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 …

Danone Looks to Vegan Yogurt to Boost Curdling Sales

Compassion Over Killing Staff Veg Eating

Dairy-free is in demand! In fact, as more and more shoppers opt for plant-based products, market research finds that dairy-free foods and beverages are topping the trend. In a recent report, Nielsen found that as 39% of US consumers are actively trying to eat more plant-based foods, dairy-free cheeses and yogurts have had the most growth in sales, increasing by …