While I can understand how one would come to these conclusions, he lacks a basic understanding of what veganism is.
There’s no declaration of completely cruelty free, that’s impossible. However when it comes to land use, resource use, pain/suffering, environmental cost, this article is inaccurate compared to veganism.
Thanks for writing this. Veganism is more of a journey than a destination, so please don’t beat yourself up about how long it took you to change! Most people are in denial about their food needs. We can be the quiet, confident educators; with enough protein and micronutrients to live longer than average. In the US, as an example, the meat and dairy…
In the past few years, I have been hearing about this “vegan crowd” that seem marginalized and shout on the sides of roads with signs, telling people to “open their eyes” to what was happening right in front of them… For a long time I’d pass by and muffle “meh, whatever.”
Zero sources. No links to any study. And while I’m not usually one to judge on the source of the information — it’s pretty suspect that a completely unsupported article comes from someone who works for National Cattlemen’s Beef Association.
Though the convenience of the abbreviation to NCBA pretty much says it all. Worst…
would like to see a link to the references to read the research on the claims — they seem rather extreme especially the 86%. I am researching transparency and trust in the food chain and not all research as you know is neutral and robust. Some US related research is at risk of industry influence and bias through the massive lobby and funding.