Why did this ex-pig farm worker ditch meat?

Posted on the 3rd May 2019

In the 1980s, Mark was working on a pig farm. What he saw shocked him and resulted in him going vegetarian. 

Mark was one of more than 3,500 people who took part in Animal Ad’s Summer Vegan Pledge last year, and one of the 53% of participants who chose to remain vegan afterwards.

In this video, Mark talks briefly about his time working on a pig farm where he saw some of the most shocking sights which made him realise that raising and slaughtering animals for ‘food’ is a cruel and unnecessary process. As a result, more than 30 years ago, he decided to stop eating meat.

Read more posts...

We’ve won the Lush prize!

We’re absolutely delighted to announce that Animal Aid has been awarded the Public Awareness Lush Prize 2024 for our campaign to end lethal dose animal tests! We really could not be happier – this is...

Posted 21 May 2024

Animal Aid director Iain Green and Head of Campaigns Jessamy Korotoga holding a Lush prize statuette of a hare