A mom has been left furious after staff at a vegan cafe ejected her family for bringing a ham sandwich.
People are massively divided on this issue...
It's safe to say that veganism is taking over the world.
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.
Trying to make wiser decisions about their food consumption.
But what does plant-based mean?
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...
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.
May that be through word of mouth, on social media, or a protest.
But vegans can also have something of a bad reputation.
And one vegan cafe has the whole internet talking this week.
The drama unfolded on Reddit thread r/AmITheA*shole.
"One day some women came in for lunch and one had a child about four years old."
"They ordered and asked for a plate for the kid's sandwich. This is already a more substantial meal than what we usually expect but whatever."
"When I take their food over I realize that the kid is eating a ham sandwich (quite obvious as the kid is ripping it up and spreading bits about etc)."
"I tell the women that meat can't be eaten on the premises (this was inside) and they need to put the stuff back in the Tupperware."
"They get upset and say the kid will go hungry and I say they're welcome to order one of our vegan sandwiches or anything else."
"I say that they could have eaten another type of sandwich - even a vegetarian but not vegan sandwich would have been more acceptable- but in the interests of our other customers we cannot have ham eaten here, especially inside and especially using our plates."
"They get angrier and say they'll take their meals to go and won't be back. On the way out, they shout that I'm disgusting for depriving a child of its food."
"I can see their point, but also think they should have thought more before coming to our cafe."
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