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As Another Beefy Eatery
Goes by the Wayside, D.C. Residents Should Rejoice and Celebrate With Delicious
Meatless Fare, Says Group
For Immediate Release:July 5, 2012
Contact:Shakira Croce 202-483-7382
Washington -- Wearing a cow costume, an apron, and a
chef's hat, a PETA member will hand out free vegan meatballs to passersby
outside the recently closed Meatballs restaurant in Penn Quarter on Thursday.
The bovine gourmand's point? That instead of lamenting the departure of another
restaurant selling unhealthy and cruelly obtained animal flesh, residents
should use the opportunity to discover the world of delicious, nutritious vegan
When: Friday, July 6, 12 noon
Where: Outside the former Meatballs restaurant, 624 E St. N.W. (near the intersection with Seventh Street N.W.), Washington
In addition to causing animal
suffering on a massive scale, meat, eggs, and dairy products contain no fiber
and are loaded with artery-clogging saturated fat and cholesterol. According to
the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, vegetarians are less prone to heart
disease, diabetes, obesity, and cancer than meat-eaters are. Also, raising
animals for food is a leading cause of water pollution, land degradation, and
"D.C. residents can begin to
improve their health one vegan meatball at a time," says PETA Associate
Director of Campaigns Lindsay Rajt. "With so many faux meats available,
there's never been a better time to turn over a new leaf and go vegan."
For more information,
please visit PETA.org.
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