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Downtown Diners Get Food for Thought
For Immediate Release:November 18, 2011
Contact:Adam Miller 202-483-7382
Philadelphia -- Gathered at a garish Thanksgiving table
featuring a lifelike human baby as the centerpiece and framed by signs reading,
"Everybody's Somebody's Baby," PETA
members will converge on Market and Ninth streets in Center City Philadelphia
on Monday at lunchtime. PETA's point? That turkeys aren't even a year old when
they're slaughtered for Thanksgiving. PETA encourages everyone to feast on
delicious, meat-free holiday fare, such as Gardein Tuscan Breasts, Field Roast Celebration Roast, and Tofurky Roasts.
When: Monday, November 21, 12 noon
Where: Southeast corner of Market and Ninth streets, Philadelphia
"If Philadelphians thought about whose babies they were eating for
Thanksgiving, they'd lose their appetites," says PETA Executive Vice
President Tracy Reiman. "By sticking to delicious faux fowl, diners can
save a life and give turkeys something to be thankful for."
than 300 million turkeys, most of them just months old, are killed in the U.S.
every year—40 million for Thanksgiving dinners alone. In nature, turkeys are
protective and loving parents as well as fast runners who are able to use reason
to outwit their pursuers. But most turkeys killed for food are crammed into
windowless warehouses, where disease, smothering, and heart attacks are common.
Turkeys are drugged and bred to grow such unnaturally large upper bodies that
their legs often become crippled under the weight. Countless birds slowly
starve to death within inches of food after they become crippled and are unable
For more information,
please visit PETA.org.
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