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BBC World Service - The Why Factor - Vegans

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The FCRN’s founder Dr Tara Garnett was interviewed on the BBC Worldservice’s Why Factor programme, for their episode which discussed veganism.

You can listen to the interview here. Tara’s interview starts 8 minutes in.

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