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November 11, 2022
Lauren Kent 202-483-7382
Rochester, N.Y. – Extra folks than ever are anticipated to have fun a meat-free Thanksgiving this 12 months, and Grass Fed—Rochester’s neighborhood vegan butcher store and deli—has received a nationwide Vegan Roast Boast Award from PETA for its Vacation Roast with mushroom, fennel, and leek stuffing—a succulent resolution to 2022’s hovering turkey costs and rampant chicken flu outbreaks.
Owned and operated by foodie husband-and-wife duo Rob Nipe (“The Butcher”) and Nora Rubel (“The Butcher’s Spouse”), Grass Fed was borne of Nipe’s want to create the right vegan sausage breakfast sandwich. It has since expanded and now provides all the pieces from rooster cutlets to brisket and bacon, all 100% animal-free.
“Juicy and full of scrumptious veggie stuffing, the vacation roast at Grass Fed is the right centerpiece on a compassionate vacation desk,” says PETA President Ingrid Newkirk. “This ‘ThanksVegan,’ PETA is celebrating native companies that make it simple as dairy-free pumpkin pie to get pleasure from a bird-friendly feast.”
Not solely are vegan roasts freed from saturated animal fats and ldl cholesterol, additionally they spare animals immense struggling: Greater than 45 million turkeys will probably be killed for this Thanksgiving alone. Throughout their brief lives, they’re pressured to face in their very own waste and inhale ammonia-laden air inside darkish warehouses. The birds are even genetically manipulated to make them develop unnaturally massive, which trigger their legs to interrupt beneath them.
The opposite 9 honorees embody Inexperienced New American Vegetarian in Phoenix and Tempe, Arizona; The Herbivorous Butcher in Minneapolis; Monk’s Meats in Brooklyn, New York; and Planted Desk in Oakland, California. Every eatery will obtain a framed certificates from PETA, which provides a “ThanksVegan” information.
PETA—whose motto reads, partially, that “animals usually are not ours to eat”—opposes speciesism, a human-supremacist worldview. For extra info, please go to PETA.org or observe the group on Twitter, Fb, or Instagram.