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Vegan: What & Why?

What does Vegan mean? "A philosophy and way of living which seeks to exclude—as far as is possible and practicable—all forms of exploitation of, and cruelty to, animals for food, clothing or any other purpose; and by extension, promotes the development and use of animal-free alternatives for the benefit of humans, animals and the environment. In dietary terms, it denotes the practice of dispensing with all products derived wholly or partly from animals." - The vegan society  The word ‘vegan’ was created from the first and last letters of ‘vegetarian’ because it grew out of vegetarianism and was seen as its natural conclusion.   Why be Vegan? For the Animals Animals are thinking, feeling individuals that have their own personalities...

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