Guardian Reports: Milk Surplus Wastes Millions of Tons Annually

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VegNews reports that recent research by Edinburg University for The Guardian revealed that about one in every six pints of milk is wasted. This amounts to a whopping 128 million tons of waste annually! This waste of milk products is happening throughout production, during delivery, and at the hands of retail and consumers. But what’s truly baffling is that even …

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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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Pushed by Big Dairy, FDA To Block Plant-Based Milk Labeling

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Prompted by desperate dairy industry attempts to boost curdling sales and impede the rapidly growing plant-based market, the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) will begin to enforce regulations defining milk as an animal product — preventing plant-based milks from being labeled “milk.” This misguided move, announced by FDA commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb, would apply dated FDA standards to the market …

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PROGRESS: Dunkin’ Donuts New CEO Says Plant-Based Options Are on the Way

Stuart McDonald Blog

Change is brewing at Dunkin’ Donuts: The chain, now led by a new CEO, is considering vegan options, as thousands ask for vegan treats through Compassion Over Killing’s campaign. Millions of consumers nationwide are opting for plant-based options to help the animals who suffer at the hands of the egg and dairy industries, and protect their health as well as …

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Starbucks Debuts ANOTHER Vegan Option in Select Locations

Stuart McDonald Blog

It seems like every week there’s another delicious plant-based option popping up somewhere. Thanks to Compassion Over Killing’s campaign with Jane Velez-Mitchell asking Starbucks for more vegan options, the coffee giant has been debuting more and more vegan products. COK’s campaign with more than 30,000 supporters continues–with its most recent victory in the form of a super-cool new product. If …

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Coalition Urges NC Governor to Veto Dangerous Big Ag Protection Bill

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Compassion Over Killing has joined a coalition of animal protection organizations in sending a letter to North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper, urging him to veto a dangerous bill on his desk. Titled “Farm Act of 2018,” Senate bill 711 effectively strips North Carolinians of the right to file nuisance lawsuits against neighboring pig factory farms. The Coalition, including Farm Sanctuary, …

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Dairy Is Scary–Ditch Cruelty in June!

Stuart McDonald Blog

This June you’ll be more likely to find us celebrating Pride month than Dairy Month, but the Dairy Alliance spends this month (and others) marketing milk to families as the beverage of choice. The dairy industry encourages consumers to continue buying milk, often citing health benefits–despite the large amount of studies to the contrary. In fact, consumers are increasingly ditching …

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 …