Texas Billboard Challenges Ranchers: ‘I Threw a Party, but the Cattlemen Couldn’t Come’

Published by PETA.

A new billboard is turning heads and raising blood pressure a stone’s throw from Fort Worth Stockyards. The ad, rising just in time for National Impotence Awareness Month, reminds stockyard workers and motorists that dropping artery-clogging meat and dairy “products” can have an impact on all areas of health, including what happens—or doesn’t happen—in the bedroom.

I threw a party, but the cattlemen couldn't come.

The cholesterol in meat, eggs, and dairy “products” causes hardening of the arteries and slows the flow of blood to all the body’s organs, not just the heart. Eating meat and other animal-derived foods is conclusively linked to heart disease, strokes, diabetes, obesity, and cancer.

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