Ve­gan­ism is baf­fling Bri­tons

The Scottish Mail on Sunday - - News -

cent still con­sum­ing cheese. A to­tal of 23 per cent thought ve­g­ans could eat honey – which they can­not be­cause it is pro­duced by bees.

The UK has 550,000 ve­g­ans who refuse to eat any food con­tain­ing an­i­mal prod­ucts.

The sur­vey of 1,000 peo­ple, con­ducted for Meerkat Meals, found that one in five Bri­tons has con­sid­ered go­ing ve­gan. A QUAR­TER of Bri­tons think that be­ing ve­gan means you can­not eat veg­eta­bles, ac­cord­ing to re­search.

Bizarrely, some 27 per cent reckon that ve­g­ans can­not eat fruit, while 6 per cent think they can eat fish.

Even ve­g­ans them­selves are con­fused – with 15 per cent think­ing it is fine to eat but­ter, 13 per cent say­ing they still en­joyed eat­ing eggs, and 14 per

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