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Apostles of veganism in China find a ready and growing audience for plant-based message

Sarah Lovatt from England, launched a drive in Beijing in 2016 with her fellow vegan friends to persuade restaurants to include vegan offerings on their menus.

ELAINE YAU: ‘Raymond Xie went vegan six years ago… His compassion for animals originally prompted him to go vegan and promote veganism in Beijing. “The fish live well, until you eat them. On an excursion to a pasture, I witnessed a sheep’s slaughter – just because we want to eat roast mutton. I feel bad when lives are sacrificed because of me”… He also recommended his vegan diet to his mother-in-law who suffers from diabetes… Three months into her new vegan food regimen, her blood sugar levels dropped. She doesn’t even need the injections now,” Xie says…

Another animal-lover who keeps three cats, Sarah Lovatt from England, launched a drive in Beijing in 2016 with her fellow vegan friends to persuade restaurants to include vegan offerings on their menus. Lovatt added the vegan advocacy outfit has a WeChat group with almost 500 people who are vegan followers or interested in going vegan. “Our team also organises events like film screenings and vegan dinners. We let people know what kinds of vegan products are available in the city”…

The vegan movement is also getting more popular in Shanghai. Set up two years ago, Vegans of Shanghai, an advocacy group for veganism, has around 750 members now. Its administrator Chaniece Brackeen said they held a two-week vegan challenge – Vegan Step – in Shanghai in August which signed up 1,200 people’. SOURCE…

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