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Group to Give Festival
Attendees a Behind-the-Scenes Look at Factory Farms and Slaughterhouses
For Immediate Release:March 8, 2013
Contact:Sophia Charchuk 202-483-7382
Austin, Texas -- "Can you spend 60 seconds in hell?" That's the challenge that PETA
will bring to South by Southwest (SXSW) in Austin, Texas, this weekend with a
brand-new video booth that allows passersby to get a firsthand look at the meat
industry by watching its "Factory Farming in 60 Seconds" video. PETA
will also distribute
free vegetarian/vegan starter kits with recipes and tips so that people can do
the Earth, animals, and their own arteries a favor by going meat- and
When: Saturday, March 9, 4 p.m., E. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Congress Avenue, Austin
Sunday, March 10, 4 p.m., W. 27th and Guadalupe streets, Austin
Monday, March 11, 4 p.m., W. 21st and University streets, Austin
"South by Southwest is
all about discovery, and PETA's video booth will help attendees see for
themselves just how much suffering goes into every ounce of meat," says
PETA's Ashley Byrne. "Once South by Southwest
attendees find out what cows, chickens, and other animals go through on factory
farms, they'll be swapping their hamburgers for delicious, healthy veggie
PETA's other outreach efforts during SXSW will include a giveaway of delicious,
heart-healthy vegan sandwiches with the bikini-clad "Lettuce Ladies"
and demonstrations featuring PETA's bodypainted "Mother Earth" and
"Clean Your Conscience!" sidewalk shower, which will call attention
to the meat industry's devastating impact on the planet, including its waste of
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