vegan news anti-speciest news animal rights news
vegan news anti-speciest news animal rights news


October 20, 2018 - The Vegan Authority


Cow’s ‘Dump Dairy’ Plea: ‘Do I Look Like Your Mother?’

Cow’s ‘Dump Dairy’ Plea: ‘Do I Look Like Your Mother?’
PETA campaign posterFile Photo / © Photabulous!

PETA has placed ads on streetcar and bus shelters near the event’s venue, just in time for the eighth annual World Cheese Dip Championship at the Clinton Presidential Center in Little Rock, Arkansas, USA. 

They show a cow alongside the words “Do I Look Like Your Mother? Cow’s Milk Is for Calves. Dump Dairy. Go Vegan.” 

PETA Executive Vice President Tracy Reiman emphasizes that "behind every bowl of cheese dip is a grieving mother cow and the calf who was torn away from her shortly after birth”.

With its latest ad campaign, PETA is trying to encourage everyone to dump dairy ‘products’ in favor of healthier, cruelty-free cashew cheeses, soy yogurts, almond and coconut milks, and other vegan foods.

Humans are the only species to drink the milk of another species. 

In the dairy industry, in order to maintain a supply of milk, cows are repeatedly artificially impregnated. When their calves are born, they are taken away from their mothers within hours or days of birth so that their mothers’ milk can be consumed by humans instead. Male calves don't fair any better. They are often shipped off to be caged and slaughtered for the veal industry, while female calfs endure the same fate as their mothers until their bodies give out and they’re sent to the slaughterhouse.

"The consumption of cow’s milk has also been linked to an increased risk for everything from cancer and heart disease to diabetes and strokes", PETA reports. Whereas, fortified plant-based beverages, contain high levels of essential nutrients like calcium, vitamin D, protein, and vitamin B12—with none of the cholesterol, hormones, or cruelty of dairy “products.”


Activism — Feature Articles

Most Read - Last 30 Days

  1. Denmark gets its first vegan political party
  2. For a healthier planet, eat these 50 plant-based foods
  3. Why You Should Care About Vegan Beauty
  4. Vegans on the rise - why Spaniards are turning away from meat
  5. 19 Horse Deaths Prompt PETA to Call For Investigation Into Thoroughbred Trainers
  6. Victor Vasarely: The art that tricks the eyes
  7. When Your Kindergarten Goes Vegan
  8. Pig Rescued From Slaughterhouse Goes On To Become World-Famous Artist, Paintings Sell For Thousands Of Dollars
  9. Should you go vegan for the sake of your gut?
  10. New sweet potato offers alternative to crushed inspects for red food colouring

Some photos and photo services
generously donated by Photabulous


Fabulous Photos