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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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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 …

Delicious Caribbean-Inspired Vegan Dishes

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Jessica Carter, Compassion Over Killing’s Vegan Food & Lifestyle Coach, creates unique, flavorful, and easy-to-prepare vegan recipes! Perfect for summer, here are her new, original Caribbean-inspired dishes — from soul bowls to sliders. Click the recipes to try them on TryVeg.com, plus scroll down to see Jessica sharing them on WJLA’s Good Morning Washington!   Caribbean Soul Bowl with Jerk Jackfruit: Packed …

Danone Looks to Vegan Yogurt to Boost Curdling Sales

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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 …

Plant-Based Sales Outpacing Other Food & Beverages

Compassion Over Killing Staff Health, Veg Eating

New market research by Nielsen finds that 39% of Americans are “actively trying to eat more plant-based foods,” and last year these veg products made up nearly 20% of the money US consumers spent on foods and beverages last year. Leading the way are dairy-free foods, especially cheese and yogurt whose markets grew by 45% and 31% respectively, and almond …

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BOCA Vegan Falafel Hits Shelves–But Many Products Still Contain Milk

Stuart McDonald Blog

Kraft Heinz is starting to get on board with more vegan options by rolling out their newest BOCA product: plant-based falafel! This new line contains no egg or dairy ingredients and is made from non-GMO chickpeas. They come in two flavors: original and chipotle. This is great news for animals and vegans alike, but Kraft Heinz’s BOCA brand is still …

Message in the Sky over Tyson-Sponsored Poultry Fest: Cruelty Won’t Fly!

Compassion Over Killing Staff Animals, Campaigns, Investigations

Today, Compassion Over Killing (COK) flocked to the Tyson Foods-sponsored Poultry Festival in Arkansas, in a powerful demonstration urging the poultry giant to end cruel, unnatural rapid growth in birds and shift towards plant protein. COK volunteers turned up the heat on Tyson to take action, demonstrating around the festival’s barbecue event with signs that “Tyson’s cruelty won’t fly” as consumers …

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Beyond Meat Going Beyond the US — To 50+ Countries!

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Beyond Meat’s popular plant-based foods have sprouted up across the country, including in major grocery stores (even in the meat aisle) and on the menu at restaurant chains like TGI Fridays. Plus, did you know you can the Beyond Sausage in Whole Foods stores nationwide, or being served up at baseball games at Yankee Stadium? Now, the Beyond Burger is …