'Pig' Protests Oscar Mayer Wienermobile: 'Meat Is Murder'

A group of animal rights activists are setting out to protest the Oscar Mayer "Wienermobile" as it stops at local Walmarts this weekend.

 

By Lisa Finn, Patch | Riverhead (NY)

Mar 8, 2019

 

RIVERHEAD, NY A group of animal rights activists are setting out to protest the Oscar Mayer "Wienermobile," currently scheduled to make various stops at Walmarts across Long Island this weekend as part of a nationwide tour.

 

On Thursday, led by a costumed pig, the group turned out at the Riverhead Walmart on Old Riverhead Road.; the Wienermobile did not, however, appear outside the store.

 

The popular Wienermobile, a giant hot dog on wheels, traverses the country driven by "Hotdoggers," according to Oscar Mayer social media posts, delighting hot dog fans with chances for selfies and free Wiener Whistles.

 

But animal rights proponents hope to spread a message:

 

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