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Strike is perfect time to go vegan

Published 22/08/2014

NEXT week's walkout by Food Standards Agency meat inspectors provides the perfect opportunity for anyone who has ever considered trying out a vegan diet.

Following the horse meat scandal and the revelation that most chicken flesh sold in the UK is contaminated with campylobacter, the only way to trust what you're eating, and alleviate the threat from drug-resistant superbugs, is to move to a plant-based diet.

Peta's 'Lettuce Ladies' will be at picket lines handing out meat-free sausages and faux-chicken nuggets to striking meat inspectors next week, but anyone else who's up for the switch to a healthier, humane diet can go to www.peta.org.uk.

BEN WILLIAMSON

People for the Ethical Treatment

of Animals (Peta)

Belfast Telegraph

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