PETA U.K. Introduces Dumbed-Down Ad for the Masses

Published by PETA.

Yesterday, the U.K.’s Advertising Standards Authority ruled against a PETA U.K. ad that the watch group feels the public is too dense to understand. The decision was sparked by a sole complainant who thought that people might be confused by this billboard:


Meat Kills


Personally, I think it’s pretty straightforward, but moving on: How about this one, which PETA U.K. unveiled yesterday?


Meat Create Disease


Hans-Gerhard Wagner of the U.N.’s Food and Agriculture Organization has acknowledged that factory farms create an “opportunity for emerging disease.” The meat, egg, and dairy industries keep diseased animals in crowded, filthy conditions and feed them a steady diet of drugs to keep them alive. It shouldn’t come as a shock that factory farms provide the ideal conditions for drug-resistant “superbugs” to develop.

Forgo the surgical masks, folks. The safest, easiest way to prevent animal-borne disease epidemics is to go vegan.

Written by Karin Bennett

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