Farmer's Family Gets Death Threats After He Asked Vegan Cafe To Serve Cow's Milk | 22 Words

The vegan lifestyle has long been controversial online. Now, one story has reignited the issue in a whole new way...

It's safe to say that veganism is taking over the world.

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The general consensus in 2021 seems to be that consuming meat is harming the planet and just plain cruel.

More people are now ditching their steaks and switching to a plant-based diet.

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Trying to make wiser decisions about their food consumption.

But what does plant-based mean?

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It's a phrase that's thrown around an awful lot these days but, to put it simply, the term plant-based is used to describe a diet that cuts out all (or most, in some cases) animal-based products, such as meat, fish, and dairy.

The lifestyle choice has been steadily on the rise for the last couple of years...

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Whether it be for health reasons or more ethical concerns, the trend of cutting out animal products from food and drink is completely booming.

And many of those who have cut out animal products like to encourage people to do the same.

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May that be through word of mouth, on social media, or a protest.

But vegans can also have something of a bad reputation.

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And one vegan cafe has the whole internet talking this week.

Farmer Gareth Wyn Jones shared this post.

Is this Caffi just using plant based fluids and not using natural local milk? Am I wrong? Can anyone help? https://www.cafficlywedog.co.uk/

Posted by Gareth Wyn Jones on Monday, 3 May 2021

Asking why a vegan cafe couldn't use local cows' milk.

But following this post, many vegans reached out and got in touch with Jones.

Posted by Gareth Wyn Jones on Sunday, 9 May 2021

Some of the texts were absolutely horrific.

Posted by Gareth Wyn Jones on Sunday, 9 May 2021

Including certain threats.

"We have to be able to have a conversation about these things without being judgemental," Jones said.

Posted by Gareth Wyn Jones on Wednesday, 1 August 2018

"t's fine having a free country and free speech but these people have crossed the line."

"When you and your family start getting death threats, it's gone too far. This is not how we should be doing things."

Posted by Gareth Wyn Jones on Saturday, 17 February 2018

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