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Jacksonville, Fla. – As a result of Starbucks agrees that animal-friendly vegan milks are higher for the planet than dairy milk however insists on charging additional for them, PETA supporters will probably be exterior the chain’s 1650 Margaret St. location on Saturday to intercept would-be prospects with free RISE Brewing Co. vegan lattes made with creamy oat milk. The motion comes after practically 150,000 PETA supporters requested Starbucks to finish its vegan upcharge.
When: Saturday, January 21, 11:30 a.m.
The place: Starbucks, 1650 Margaret St. (close to Riverside Avenue), Jacksonville
“Starbucks is counting its beans when it ought to be counting the variety of prospects it is going to lose if it doesn’t finish the vegan milk upcharge,” says PETA Govt Vice President Tracy Reiman. “Individuals who select to drink responsibly for the sake of animals or their very own well being or as a result of they know that dairy farming is fueling the local weather disaster are offended with the corporate for putting earnings above ethics.”
PETA has additionally held vegan espresso drink giveaways exterior Starbucks places in St. Louis; Cincinnati; Cleveland; Loveland, Colorado; Omaha, Nebraska; and quite a few different cities.
PETA—whose motto reads, partially, that “animals should not ours to eat or abuse in every other manner”—opposes speciesism, a human-supremacist worldview.