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November 10, 2022
Lauren Kent 202-483-7382
Chicago – With Thanksgiving simply forward, turkeys are flocking to colleges, eating places, and outlets throughout town in newly posted PETA public service bulletins (PSA) that encourage everybody to go away the birds off their tables and revel in a scrumptious “ThanksVegan” feast as an alternative.
Thought-provoking wallscapes close to faculties ask children to point out turkeys the identical compassion they present to their canine at house, and different wallscapes close to eating places function a turkey who pleads, “Please, let me stay!” The appeals observe the information that former staff at self-described “humane” turkey provider Plainville Farms had 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 studies of hovering turkey costs and rampant hen flu outbreaks.
“In the case of feeling ache and concern and wanting to maintain proper on dwelling, a turkey isn’t any totally different from a canine, a cat, otherwise you and me,” says PETA Government Vice President Tracy Reiman. “PETA is encouraging everybody to offer birds a break this 12 months by placing a tasty vegan roast on the Thanksgiving desk as an alternative.”
Greater than 45 million turkeys will probably be killed for this Thanksgiving alone. Throughout their brief lives, they’re compelled to face in their very own waste and inhale ammonia-laden air inside darkish warehouses. The birds are even pumped stuffed with antibiotics to make them develop unnaturally massive, which regularly causes their legs to interrupt beneath them. Along with saving the lives of practically 200 animals a 12 months, 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 most effective hearty meat-free roasts, and all the pieces else wanted to get pleasure from a scrumptious turkey-friendly vacation.
PETA—whose motto reads, partly, that “animals should not ours to eat”—opposes speciesism, a human-supremacist worldview. For extra data, please go to PETA.org or observe the group on Twitter, Fb, or Instagram.
PETA’s PSAs are actually 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