Vegan Society

The Vegan Society is a charitable organization based in England , mostly by Donald Watson and Elsie Shrigley , the 1 st November 1944. Donald Watson coined the term “vegan” to represent vegetarians consume no dairy or eggs and so distinguish with other forms of vegetarianism 1 . The World Vegan Day is celebrated every year on the 1 st  day of November, date of the creation of the Vegan Society. The organization defines veganism as “philosophy and lifestyle that seeks to exclude, as far as possible, all forms of exploitation and cruelty against animals to feed, clothe or in any what other purpose.

The Vegan Society

The world’s first vegan society. Provides fact sheets on topics including nutrition and health.


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What we do

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Contact us

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Take the Vegan Pledge

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Go vegan

How to go vegan – Definition of veganism – Health – Environment

Why go vegan?

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