History of Veganism

A History of Veganism from 1806 By John Davis, IVU Manager and Historia | May 25, 2011 (updated July 2011)

“This is a brief summary of a talk I gave at the International Vegan Festival in Malaga, Spain, June 4-12, 2011, and will also be giving at the Midlands Vegan Festival, Wolverhampton UK, October 29, 2011″. Read more…

The Vegan News

The Vegan NewsFirst edition of “The Vegan News” November 1944
“The recent articles and letters in “The Vegetarian Messenger” on the question of the use of dairy produce have revealed very strong evidence to show that the production of these foods involve much cruel exploitation and slaughter of highly sentient life. the excuse that it is not necessary to kill in order to obtain dairy produce is untenable for those with a knowledge of livestock farming methods and of the competition which even humanitarian farmers must face if they are to remain in business.” Read more…

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An interview with Donald Watson, Vegan pioneer, 15 December 2002

Interview with Donald Watson founder and patron of The Vegan Society taken from a 3 hour taped interview by Vegan Society Trustee and Author of The Vegan Passport George D. Rodger on 15 December 2002. Read more…

An interview with Donald Watson, Vegan pioneer, 11 August 2004

The following interview was conducted in August 11, 2004 by “Vegetarians in Paradise” with the help of George Rodger who cooperated in arranging and assisting them in conducting this interview. Read more…

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Why veganism? by Eva Batt (1908-1989)

Eva Batt, residing in England, became a vegan in 1954, just ten years after the term was coined. In the decades that followed, Batt made major contributions to the spread of veganism, including two cookbooks, and played several roles within the UK Vegan Society, including fifteen years as chairperson.” Read more…