Meat & Dairy Industries Can’t Squash Plant-Based Competition

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In desperate attempts to squash massively popular plant-based products, from vegan burgers to almond milk, the meat & dairy industries are claiming consumers are “confused” by food labels. Turning to the Food & Drug Administration to stop the use of words like “meat,” “milk,” and “cheese” on vegan foods, not only are these industries trying to stifle their more compassionate …

Moo-ve Over Dairy: Vegan Ice Cream Craze Continues!

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As non-dairy milks fill store shelves and consumer carts, dairy free ice cream is following close by and more popular than ever. The vegan ice cream craze seems to be multiplying as there are more and more incredibly tasty vegan varieties available nationwide.  Some may ask, ‘Why vegan ice cream?’ to which many major vegan ice cream producers like Ben …

Market Research: Dairy ‘Battling’ Vegan Milks for Consumers, Retail Space

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Dairy-free is more popular than ever, from milk, to cheese, to ice cream! It’s no wonder when you consider the amazing variety of delicious vegan options available nationwide, and the growing consumer awareness of the cruelty behind every carton of milk. In fact, as consumers ditch dairy, the industry is left crying over spilled milk — literally dumping millions of …

VIDEO: The Moo-ving Story of Daisy the Rescued Dairy Cow

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Meet Daisy the rescued cow in Compassion Over Killing’s inspiring new video! Daisy lives happily at Pasado’s Safe Haven. This playful and affectionate cow loves to spend time with her friends and enjoy bananas. Watch her run through the grass at her sanctuary home. But life wasn’t always happy: Daisy once lived on an “educational” farm, where children learned to …

World Milk Day: Celebrate Dairy-Free!

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World Milk Day: Celebrate Cows & Choose Dairy-Free Today is World Milk Day, and if you’re vegan or simply prefer to leave dairy off your dish and out of your coffee cup, don’t worry: There are plenty of plant-based picks for you! From almond, to soy, to coconut milk and more, dairy-free is in demand. In fact, consumers are increasingly …

NPR: Cow’s Milk Consumer Appeal Has ‘Curdled’

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Dairy milk’s reputation is going sour. Compassion Over Killing’s latest investigation exposes egregious cruelty to gentle mother cows at Mason Dixon Farms, a supplier to dairy giants Land O’Lakes and Dairy Farmers of America. Plus, as consumers grow increasingly leery of cow’s milk as a “healthy” product, they’re ditching the dairy and turning to plant-based milks made from almond, soy, …

Honor All Moms This Mother’s Day: Choose Dairy-Free!

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Just days before Mother’s Day, Compassion Over Killing’s heartbreaking new undercover video is exposing cruelty to gentle mother cows at Mason Dixon Farms, a supplier to some of the largest names in dairy, including Land O’Lakes and Dairy Farmers of America (DFA). The footage reveals the devastating reality behind Big Dairy. COK’s investigator documented egregious cruelty, including cows being kicked, punched, and …

Mintel: Dairy Milk Sales Are Dropping and Will Keep Dropping

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Dairy milk is on the decline. So much so that the dairy industry has dumped millions of gallons of overproduced, unwanted milk. And a recent report from Mintel, a market research firm, says that “sales of dairy milk decreased 7% in 2015 and are projected to drop another 11% through 2020.” This marketplace shift is largely attributed to consumers scooping up non-dairy …

Dairy Lobby Group Dumps Support for Dairy PRIDE Act

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At a House Agriculture Committee hearing yesterday in the nation’s capital, Michael Dykes, the CEO of the International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) weighed in on the Dairy Pride Act, legislation that would prohibit the use of words like “milk” or “cheese” on dairy-free products. IDFA represents 85% of the US dairy industry and threw its support behind this bill when it was introduced …