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In Canada, the Toronto Globe and Mail reports, “KFC Canada and People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals have cut a deal that will see the Canadian chain improve its chicken slaughter conditions and introduce vegan menu options … The fake chicken, known as unchicken, has been around for years and is available in a handful of restaurants and stores in Canada. Most of the fake meats are soy-based and fair game for vegans. Some may contain eggs, but are meat-free.”

The deal comes after five years during which PETA has targeted KFC Canada for what it claimed was cruel treatment of the chickens it was selling in its stores. As a result of the deal, PETA said it will suspend its Kentucky Fried Cruelty campaign in Canada, though the organization also said that it will continue pressing KFC in the United States to make similar concessions.

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