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A lifestyle that seeks to exclude, as far as possible and feasible, all forms of exploitation and violence against animals for food, clothing or any other purpose. The term veganism was introduced in 1944 by the British social activist Donald Watson when establishing the Vegan society. A vegan is a person who follows the principles of veganism. Vegans refuse to consume all kinds of meat, milk, eggs, honey, as well as other substances and additives produced with animals.