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July 20, 2022
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Washington – This afternoon, legendary music producer Jermaine Dupri joined PETA to dish up tasty vegan scorching canines—courtesy of Slutty Vegan—to members of Congress and their workers on the group’s 26th Congressional Veggie Canine Lunch, which began as a protest in 1996 however is now a Capitol Hill establishment. Extra photographs can be found right here.
Dupri, a longtime vegan, has teamed up with PETA for a “Really feel the Beets. Lose the Meats” marketing campaign—the theme of this yr’s congressional luncheon. “Vegan meals may have you feeling your finest and serving to animals, and that’s the optimistic message we wished to get out right now,” he says. “I’ve been working with PETA for years to advertise wholesome consuming, and it’s solely gotten simpler since I made the vegan change over a decade in the past.”
Company loved Slutty Vegan’s Large Dawgs (served on pretzel buns, piled excessive with sauerkraut, and smothered in a signature sauce) in addition to Dupri’s personal line of dairy-free ice cream—and took residence plush beet toys and treats for his or her canines. In latest months, Dupri has donated a whole lot of cartons of his frozen vegan dessert to PETA’s nationwide meals justice marketing campaign, and in 2019, the hip-hop legend hosted a “ThanksVegan” giveaway in his hometown of Atlanta.
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 observe the group on Twitter, Fb, or Instagram.