Vegetarian foods producer Morningstar has added whey and eggs to
its previously vegan Chickettes and Meal Starters Recipe
Please send Morningstar a message through its online contact
form and ask it to reconsider.
Earlier this year, Compassion Over Killing (COK) and
Vegan Outreach (VO) teamed up with caring people everywhere
in urging Morningstar Farms, a Kellogg subsidiary that has
been making vegetarian foods for over 25 years, to offer
more vegan items by removing eggs from its products.
We’re excited to announce that after receiving thousands
of letters from consumers and after discussing this topic
with COK and VO, Morningstar Farms is taking a very
meaningful step in that direction!
According to company spokeswoman Kathleen Eckler, in 2008
“Kellogg is reducing the amount of eggs we use in our
Morningstar products by a minimum of one million eggs. We’re
committed to announcing even more new vegan products for our
By reducing Kellogg’s egg usage by more than a million
eggs per year, nearly 4,000 fewer laying hens will suffer in
factory farms each year.
Please call Kellogg today to thank the company for its
compassionate decision and to let it know that you’re
looking forward to seeing more vegan products from
Morningstar Farms in the near future: 1-800-962-1413 (press
More than 95% of eggs produced in the U.S. come from hens
confined inside barren wire battery cages so restrictive,
the birds can barely even move, let alone engage in many of
their most natural behaviors including spreading their
wings, perching, or walking. Battery-caged hens are
typically provided with a meager 67 square inches of space
in which to live—that’s less floor space than the size of
one sheet of notebook paper. For more information about the
horrors of egg factory farms, please visit EggIndustry.com.
Thank you to all of you who joined in our campaign and
helped bring about this victory for animals!