The Race Is On to Crown PETA’s ‘Most Beautiful Vegan Over 50’

The Race Is On to Crown PETA’s ‘Most Beautiful Vegan Over 50’

London – Who will be named PETA’s Most Beautiful Vegan Over 50? As the UK and Ireland continue to face restrictions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, which originated in a meat market, PETA is celebrating mature vegans of all backgrounds who are making the world a kinder and safer place by keeping animal-derived foods off their plates.

One winner will be selected and will receive a decadent vegan food hamper from Fortnum & Mason, including a bottle of the finest vegan prosecco. The competition is now open for entries, and venerable vegans of all cultures, ethnicities, abilities, religions, gender identities, and sexual orientations are encouraged to enter.

“There’s nothing more beautiful than compassion, and vegans boast plenty of that,” says PETA Director Elisa Allen. “PETA looks forward to crowning the Most Beautiful Vegan Over 50 who is setting an example for people of all ages by choosing compassion at every meal.”

In addition to each saving nearly 200 animals per year, vegans are less prone to suffering from heart disease, cancer, diabetes, and obesity than meat-eaters are and help prevent future epidemics and pandemics. COVID-19 originated in a “wet market”, where live and dead animals were sold for human consumption, and deadly outbreaks of swine flu, avian flu, SARS, HIV, foot-and-mouth disease, mad cow disease, and other diseases have stemmed from confining and killing animals for food.

Last year’s winner was 56-year-old Fleetwood resident Karl Fogg, whose vegetarian daughter inspired him to start dabbling in meat-free cooking and eventually go vegan.

Entrants must be at least 50 years of age and enter by 6 August. Voting to help PETA determine the winner ends on 20 August. The group will chose the winner based on several factors, including vote count. See the full contest details here. The winners will be notified and announced during the week of 23 August.

PETA – whose motto reads, in part, that “animals are not ours to eat” – opposes speciesism, a human-supremacist worldview. For more information, please visit or follow the group on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.


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