Every year, Animal Aid runs a vegan pledge initiative to encourage those who are not vegan to give it a try. The Summer Vegan Pledge is a 30-day vegan pledge that takes place in June.
Says Rachel Riley:
‘I found out that eggs and dairy were making me ill, and once I gave them up I felt like a new person almost overnight. As a big foodie, to still get my fix of dairy and egg-free puddings I started eating in vegan restaurants and found that the food was delicious and interesting and I didn’t need to eat meat.
‘Then finally, after watching Blue Planet and going to the Galapagos in 2017 I learnt more about dodgy fishing practices and plastic pollution affecting wildlife,