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Vegan Senator Cory Booker Demands Congress Slow Animal Slaughter Speed During COVID-19 Pandemic

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EU to Promote Plant-Based Shift With $11 Billion “Farm to Fork Strategy” 

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Brooklyn Borough President Partners With More Than 40 Doctors to Urge People of Color to Go Vegan 

Vegan politician Eric Adams aims to raise awareness about how following a plant-based diet can alleviate illnesses such as diabetes, heart disease, and hypertension in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, which is killing New Yorkers of color at a disproportionate rate. 

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Elizabeth Warren Backs Cory Booker’s Bill to Shut Down Factory Farms

Legislators are getting behind Booker’s Farm System Reform Act which aims to break up the monopoly in the meat industry. 

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Marco Rubio Admits “We Have to Go a Little Vegan” Due to Meat Shortage 

During his appearance on Fox and Friends, the Republican senator acknowledges that Americans should turn to other protein sources as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to ravage workers in the meat industry.

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20-Member Coalition Demands USDA Slow Slaughter Speeds Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Workers unions, environmental groups, and animal-rights organizations call upon the government agency to stop allowing slaughterhouses to kill animals at growing speeds.  

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EU Commissioner: Factory Farming Played a Role in COVID-19

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Latino Civil-Rights Group Calls for Meat Boycott to Protect Workers From COVID-19 

As workers return to slaughterhouses under Trump’s order to keep meat plants open, the League of United Latin American Citizens urges its 60 million community members to stop buying meat.

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