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U.K. Court Rules That Vegetarians Are Not a Protected Class

1 month ago   |   By Eater London

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A case of nasty workplace bullying spiralled into a philosophical quandary Vegetarians are not protected under equality law
An alleged case of workplace bullying got very philosophical very quickly, as a judge ruled that vegetarians cannot be protected under the 2010 Equality Act. George Conisbee told a court that colleagues had deliberately given him snacks that were not vegetarian, including “a croissant which had been basted in duck fat and pistachio sponge pudding which contained gelatine powder,” according to the Telegraph. Judge Robin Postle, however, ruled that the “lifestyle...
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