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June 21, 2022
Moira Colley 202-483-7382
Berkeley, Calif. – A Vegan Recreation Changer Award is on the way in which from PETA Honorary Board Member James Cromwell to Umaro Meals, the creator of a brand new bacon made out of seaweed that has already made a splash on the menu of San Francisco’s Michelin-starred restaurant Sorrel. As seen on Shark Tank, the Umaro group makes use of seaweed, chickpeas, coconut and sunflower oils, and spices to create a smoky, salty, chewy, and crispy pig-free bacon.
“I went vegan after spending time with a sensible, social younger pig on the set of Babe. It was a really life-changing expertise,” writes the Succession star in his letter congratulating Umaro Meals on the award. “I’m delighted and appreciative that you’re serving to to spare different pigs ache and struggling, and I want you nice success. Thanks!”
Greater than 120 million pigs are killed for meals annually within the U.S. Within the meat business, employees chop off piglets’ tails, minimize their enamel with pliers, and castrate the males—all with out ache reduction. On the slaughterhouse, employees grasp pigs the other way up, typically whereas they’re nonetheless acutely aware, and bleed them to demise. Every one that goes vegan saves the lives of practically 200 animals yearly, and selecting vegan meals improves human well being, because the World Well being Group confirms that processed meats corresponding to bacon may cause most cancers.
PETA—whose motto reads, partially, that “animals aren’t ours to eat”—opposes speciesism, a human-supremacist worldview. For extra data, please go to PETA.org or comply with the group on Twitter, Fb, or Instagram.