21 February 2010

Silk Soy Milk, Daiya Vegan Cheese, Justin Bieber among Libby Award winners

(photo credit: peta2.org)

The winners of peta2’s 4th annual Libby (“liberation”) Awards which honor animal-friendly people and products have been announced. Visitors to peta2.com helped the organization determine the thirty-eight winners by voting for their favorites in each category.

This year’s champions include Lucy’s Chocolate Chip Cookies, Perez Hilton, Silk Chocolate Soy Milk, Daiya Vegan Cheese, Justin Bieber, and Chipotle. Winners will receive plaques and will be featured on peta2.com.

The full list of peta2 4th Annual Libby Award winners:

Favorite Animal-Friendly Celeb: Gage Saporta
Best Vegan Cookies: Lucy's Chocolate Chip Cookies
Best Vegan Marshmallows: Dandies Vegan Marshmallows
Best Vegan Chocolate: Endangered Species Smooth Dark Chocolate
Best Vegan Ice Cream: Turtle Mountain’s Organic SO Delicious Mint Marble Fudge
Best Vegan Candy: Jolly Rancher Hard Candy
Best Vegan Meat: Field Roast’s Celebration Roast
Best Fake Chicken: Morningstar Grillers Chik’n Veggie Patties
Best Veggie Burger: Boca’s Original Vegan Meatless Burger
Best Dairy Alternative: Silk Chocolate Soy Milk
Best Vegan Cheese: Daiya Vegan Cheese
Best Fast-Food Chain: Chipotle
Most Vegan-Friendly Restaurant Chain: Z Pizza
Best Independent Restaurant: Ethos Vegan Kitchen
Beat Cookbook: Vegan Cookies Invade Your Cookie Jar by Isa Chandra Moskowitz
Most Animal-Friendly Clothing Company: Dirty Shirty
Best Retail Store: Forever 21
Best Women’s Vegan Shoe: Charlotte Russe’s T-Strap Cut Out Booties
Best Men’s Vegan Skate Shoe: Macbeth's The Eliot
Best Men’s Vegan Basketball Shoe: Reebok’s Deep Range II
Best Animal-Friendly Accessory: Matt & Nat Zed Handbag
Best Cruelty-Free Cosmetics Company: Aveda
Best Vegan Lip Balm: LUSH None of Your Beeswax Lip Balm
Best Cruelty-Free Hair Product: Kiss My Face Upper Management Medium Hold Styling Gel
Best Concert Venue: The Pageant
Most Animal-Friendly Record Label: Epitaph
Most Animal-Friendly Band: Cobra Starship
Most Animal-Friendly Hip Hop Artist: Gym Class Heroes
Breakthrough Artist (Best Newcomer to peta2): Justin Bieber
Best peta2 Band Ad: The Maine’s Animal Testing Breaks Heart’s Ad
Most Animal-Friendly Athlete: Tony Gonzalez
Favorite Internet Personality: Perez Hilton
Most Vegetarian-Friendly Book: Eating Animals by Jonathan Safran Foer
Best iPhone App: Hot Frog Creative’s ’Be Nice to Bunnies’ App
Best Media Personality: Jason Ellis
Best Student Group: VerTerps at the University of Maryland
Superstar Street Teamer: Beau Broughton
Best Online Advocacy Partner: Causes on Facebook

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