094 Is a Vegan Diet Actually Cruelty-Free? A Conversation with Lauren Ornelas of Food Empowerment Project

Often vegans refer to their diet and lifestyle as “compassionate” or “cruelty-free”…but is it really? We sit down with Lauren Ornelas of Food Empowerment Project to discuss the often overlooked ways that food can be produced with cruelty, even when it doesn’t contain animal products.

Nichole and Callie with Lauren Ornelas

In This Episode

While in London for the Pro-Intersectional Vegan Conference, we were lucky enough to connect with Lauren Ornelas, Founder and Executive Director of Food Empowerment Project to talk about all the ways our food may still contain cruelty even when it’s technically vegan.

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