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May 21, 2020 - PETA

'Tofu Never Caused a Pandemic' Ad Offers Reality Check Amid Pandemic

'Tofu Never Caused a Pandemic' Ad Offers Reality Check Amid Pandemic
PETA BillboardCredit: PETA

PETA will be happy when the U.S. “meat shortage” is solved. But not by the reopening of slaughterhouses—by millions of individual decisions to ditch meat altogether. After all, eating animals and slaughtering them in filthy “wet markets” and on factory farms gave us this pandemic and lots of other viruses, including avian flu, swine flu, MERS, and SARS.

So, what are you waiting for—a giant sign that you should go vegan? Well, in that case …

Across the nation—near grocery stores, along interstates, and outside medical centers—PETA has placed billboards reading, “Tofu Never Caused a Pandemic. Try It Today!”

We launched this nationwide campaign to remind people that the meat industry breeds killer diseases and that everyone can help prevent the next viral outbreak by living vegan now.

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