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The E-Newsletter of Compassion Over Killing May 8, 2012

Extreme Cruelty Uncovered at Pig Factory Farm that Supplies Tyson Foods

Earlier today, a powerful and extremely graphic new undercover video inside a pig breeding factory farm was released by the Humane Society of the United States. The footage, which was filmed by an investigator employed at Wyoming Premium Farms, a company that supplies Tyson Foods, reveals incredibly violent and downright sadistic scenes of animal abuse.

Read more, watch the video & act now »

COK Competed in the Grilled Cheese Invitational - and Won!

For the first time in its 10-year history, the Grilled Cheese Invitational, hosted on April 28, handed out an award for a vegan sandwich: COK's Los Angeles Outreach Director Gwendolyn Mathers took home a trophy in the professional category for her all-vegan sandwich, The Aurora Borealis.

Get the award-winning recipe »

National Egg Month Becomes National VEGG Month!

In an effort to boost sales after the post-Easter slump, the egg industry designates May as National Egg Month. We're adding a compassionate twist by declaring it National VEGG Month and featuring a special cooking video and vegan recipe for Southern Red Velvet Brownies.

Start cracking the cruelty with Vegg »

Race for Compassion: 13.1 Miles for 9 Billion Animals

On May 19, Jaya Bhumitra, COK's Campaigns Director, is running the Palos Verdes Half Marathon - 13.1 miles - to raise $2,500 to fund our vital work protecting farmed animals, including our hard-hitting 30-second pro-veg commercials that air on MTV and HULU.com.

Support Jaya's Race for Compassion »

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COK IN THE NEWS

"Baby Bunnies, Mad Cows, and a Vegan Grilled Cheese Sandwich!" SF Weekly, May 4, 2012
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"Sweet Vegan Sandwich Wins the Bronze in National Grilled Cheese Competition" This Dish Is Vegetarian, May 3, 2012
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"Free Bird: 'Cage-free' Doesn't Always Mean Hens Live a Happy Life" Sacramento News & Review, May 3, 2012
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"Infiltrators Expose the Cruelty of Meat" National Catholic Reporter, May 2, 2012
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"Make This: Award-winning Vegan Grilled Cheese Sandwich" LAist, May 1, 2012
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UPCOMING EVENTS

Sat., May 19: Strut Your Mutt Parade & Festival in Bethesda, MD

Sun., May 20: Join Team COK for Poplar Spring's "Run for the Animals" in Wheaton, MD

Sun., May 20: Vegan Day at Bakeshop in Arlington, VA

Sun., May 27: Veggie Pride Parade in New York City, NY

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