Veganism

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Veganism (also strict or pure vegetarianism) is a philosophy and lifestyle that seeks to exclude the use of animals for food, clothing, or any other purpose.<ref name="veganukmission">Template:Cite web</ref> Vegans do not use or consume animal products of any kind.<ref name="foodcriteria">Template:Cite web</ref> The most popular reasons for becoming a vegan are concerns for animal rights, the environment, or human health, and spiritual or religious concerns.<ref name="Timepoll">Template:Cite web</ref><ref name="Food Standards Agency">Template:Cite web</ref> Of particular concern are the practices involved in factory farming and animal testing, and the intensive use of land and other resources required for animal farming.