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On September 3rd, people across the world celebrate International Bacon Day. Yet behind the celebration of this popular food item, torture and brutality exist to supply the bacon industry. Pigs are intelligent, emotional beings who should not be subjected to confinement and abuse. Furthermore, not eating pig products is much better for you and the environment. Pig factories generate huge amounts of raw waste. According to the Environmental Protection Agency, raising animals for food is the number one source of water pollution. Animal agriculture is also one of the greatest contributors to drought.

In a Time Magazine article, Mandy Oaklander writes: “Processed meats are bad news for heart health, since they’re full of sodium and fatty acids. But you have to look beyond the food label to understand how they can cause cancer. During the processing and heating of meats, an array of carcinogenic chemicals form, and those compounds can potentially damage cells.”

Discover The Alternative
Sustainable Plant-Based Alternatives
to America’s Favorite Foods.

o inspire food lovers to stop eating bacon made from pigs, Cool Foods– a 100% plant-based food company in Santa Monica, California–has created a delicious meatless, soy-free alternative called Vegi Bacon™ that is much healthier than real bacon.

Vegi Bacon™ is made with nutrient rich, minimally processed, air dried pinto beans and has no artificial ingredients. It’s a perfect topper for salads, pizzas, soups, baked potatoes, sandwiches etc. and it also makes a zesty bean dip when you add hot water.

Cool Foods Vegi Bacon is a better- for- your- health alternative to standard bacon, which is loaded with calories, saturated fat, and cholesterol. It is also a better alternative than soy- based imitation bacon, which is often highly processed.

What's Bad About Pig Bacon
  • Treated with preservatives
  • Curing process utilizes sugar, sodium phosphates, sodium ascorbate, and sodium nitrite
  • May contain artificial flavoring, potassium chloride, and dextrose
  • Harmful chemicals
  • High saturated fat content–responsible for raising cholesterol levels, which can lead to clogged arteries, heart disease, and stroke
  • Contains nitrates and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons–believed to increase the risk of several cancers
  • High calories and high sodium– may contribute to weight gain and high blood pressure
What's Good In Vegi Bacon
  • Meatless
  • No animal byproducts
  • 100% plant based
  • Soy free
  • Gluten free
  • Minimally processed
  • No allergens
  • Plant based protein
  • Steamed and air dried
  • Nothing artificial
  • No hydrogenated oil
  • No caramel color
  • No sugar
  • Non GMO ingredients
  • Made with nutrient rich pinto beans
  • Pigs learn their name in a few weeks and respond when called
  • Pigs rank #4 in intelligence— behind chimpanzees, dolphins, and elephants
  • Pigs snuggle close to one another and prefer to sleep nose to nose.
  • Pigs have a sophisticated cognitive ability— more so than dogs and comparable to 3 year old children
  • Pigs communicate with one another— over 20 vocalizations have been identified
  • Pigs are clean animals— if given sufficient space, they will not soil where they sleep or eat
  • Pigs are capable of playing video games
  • Pigs feel pain and love

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