VegNews Daily

Actress Shannon Elizabeth Says No to Turkey

The American Pie actress is now Farm Sanctuary’s Adopt A Turkey Project spokesperson.

Longtime vegetarian Shannon Elizabeth has partnered with animal-rescue organization Farm Sanctuary as its new spokesperson for the Adopt a Turkey Project. Elizabeth tells The Huffington Post, “Too many people only consider cats and dogs when they think about loving animals … They don’t realize how every animal out there has feelings, has a heart and soul, has emotions.” The actress also revealed that people ought to start a new Thanksgiving tradition that doesn’t involve mass killings of turkeys. Listing sweet potatoes, mashed potatoes, and green beans as her dinner table must-haves, Elizabeth sees no reason to contribute to any kind of animal slaughter for any meal.

Photo via mnn.com

 Comments

Tempeh Usurps Brisket at Honolulu Chili Cookoff

More than 600 tasters name Mama T’s chili the best in Honolulu, only to find it’s 100 percent vegan.
Read More »

Vegan Restaurant To Host Los Angeles Fundraiser

Crossroads Kitchens is partnering with PAWS/LA to help companion animals with special needs.
Read More »

EXPOSED: The Egg Industry's Plot to Eliminate Just Mayo

Insider emails reveal two years of illegal plans for FDA to persecute vegan company, Hampton Creek.
Read More »

Food and Wine Magazine Interviews Famed Vegan Author

Cookbook author and restaurateur Isa Chandra Moskowitz shares why she loves being vegan with the mainstream food magazine.
Read More »

Canadian Turkey Breeder Found Guilty of Animal Cruelty

Mercy For Animals’ undercover footage leads to the country's first guilty verdict due to hidden footage.
Read More »

This Week on VegNews TV: The secret to these delightful sweet treats is white beans! Aylin Erman shows you how to make these simple blondies.

More Videos »