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A Turkey Canine? Not What You May Suppose—It’s a PETA PSA Blitz for ‘ThanksVegan’!


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November 10, 2022

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Lauren Kent 202-483-7382

Chicago – With Thanksgiving simply forward, turkeys are flocking to colleges, eating places, and retailers throughout the town in newly posted PETA public service bulletins (PSA) that encourage everybody to depart the birds off their tables and revel in a scrumptious “ThanksVegan” feast as a substitute.

Thought-provoking wallscapes close to colleges ask children to indicate turkeys the identical compassion they present to their canines at dwelling, and different wallscapes close to eating places characteristic a turkey who pleads, “Please, let me reside!” The appeals comply with the information that former staff at self-described “humane” turkey provider Plainville Farms have been charged with 141 counts of cruelty to animals after a PETA undercover investigation confirmed them punching and stomping on birds—and are available amid stories of hovering turkey costs and rampant chicken flu outbreaks.

“With regards to feeling ache and concern and wanting to maintain proper on residing, a turkey is not any totally different from a canine, a cat, otherwise you and me,” says PETA Government Vice President Tracy Reiman. “PETA is encouraging everybody to provide birds a break this yr by placing a tasty vegan roast on the Thanksgiving desk as a substitute.”

Greater than 45 million turkeys will probably be killed for this Thanksgiving alone. Throughout their quick lives, they’re pressured to face in their very own waste and inhale ammonia-laden air inside darkish warehouses. The birds are even pumped filled with antibiotics to make them develop unnaturally massive, which frequently causes their legs to interrupt beneath them. Along with saving the lives of almost 200 animals a yr, everybody who goes vegan shrinks their carbon footprints and slashes their danger of affected by coronary heart illness, diabetes, most cancers, and different illnesses.

PETA’s ThanksVegan information is full of recipes, cooking suggestions, lists of the very best hearty meat-free roasts, and the whole lot else wanted to get pleasure from a scrumptious turkey-friendly vacation.

PETA—whose motto reads, partly, that “animals will not be ours to eat”—opposes speciesism, a human-supremacist worldview. For extra info, please go to PETA.org or comply with the group on Twitter, Fb, or Instagram.

PETA’s PSAs at the moment are up on the following places:

  • 2459 W. Armitage Ave. in Bucktown, close to quite a few eateries, together with a sizzling canine stand
  • 2556 W. Fullerton Ave. in Logan Sq., throughout from a Dunkin’ location
  • 858 N. Orleans St. in River North, simply down the road from a number of eating places, together with Mogadishu, Meroë Sudanese & Mediterranean Grill, and EuroAsia
  • 525 N. Ashland Ave. in West City, close to James Otis World Language Academy
  • 2009 W. Grand Ave. in West City, close to Wolcott School Prep



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