It seems strange to think that there was a big chunk of my life when I never thought about animals dying in agonising pain to end up as a strip of brown stuff on my plate. That kind of thing seemed so normal.
Tales from veggie doggie diners
If you are exploring the possibilities of veggie and vegan diets in your family, you may wonder whether it is possible for your dog to go meat-free too. The answer is yes! Viva!’s Felicity Richards chats to three Viva! supporters who have delightful doggies to prove it and Damien Eadie, manager of Veggie Pets.
Sensationalist articles constantly tell you what foods to eat and what to avoid – but do they know what they’re talking about? Can you believe them or is it just paid-for advertising, political chicanery or ignorance? It’s often hard to tell so here are a few home truths about some common items on your shopping list.
By Veronika Powell, Viva! Health campaigner