Why go vegan?

We care for the animals we share our home with and we get to know their personality and their wants and needs. We form emotional bonds with animals and even see them as members of our family. Most people really care about animals.
Animal agriculture causes more than the suffering of animals. It also impacts people throughout the world, especially the powerless and the poor, in a number of ways.
The havoc caused to the world by the billions of animals we breed, raise and kill for food each year is staggering. The UN has identified animal agriculture as ‘one of the most significant contributors to serious environmental problems’
A well planned 100% plant-based diet is healthy. This is confirmed by a solid body of peer-reviewed scientific evidence. Not only is a vegan diet as healthy as any diet containing animal products, in many aspects it is more beneficial to human health.
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The Vegan Australia Certified program sets the standard for authentic vegan food and products in Australia. Under the program, product makers may display the Vegan Australia Certified logo on licensed vegan items that meet our strict criteria. The logo indicates to your customers that the product does not contain animal ingredients and none of the manufacturing or testing processes involve animals or animal products.
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Vegan for the planet, health and the animals.

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I love all Animals and promise never to eat, use or hurt them, intentionally or unintentionally

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As a vegan, I strive to act thoughtfully and consciously to show loving kindness to all sentient beings.

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All animals have the right to live free from human exploitation.

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Compassion, not exploitation, for all sentient beings creates an holistic lifestyle for a kinder world. Pledged to keep "spreading the word"

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I’ve been vegan for a while now, best thing I’ve done. Support Vegan Australia.
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Empowering evolution from civilised marauders to hi-tech gardeners in a thriving multicultural meritocracy. We are co-dependent on healthy ecology and can obtain nutrition from plant-based sources.
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Veganism is the essence of humanity.

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I love animals and would like to support their lives by becoming vegan.
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