Italy has stepped up its game in the war against Vegans.
Italian politician Elvira Savino of the Forza Italia party says that parents should face prison if they impose a Vegan diet on their children and has proposed legislation to make this happen.
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According to The Independent, The “Savino law” will attempt to “stigmatise the reckless and dangerous eating behaviour imposed by parents” who pursue a vegan diet, “to the detriment of minors”.
Under the conditions for the law, a member of parliament wrote, “For some years the belief has been spreading in Italy that a vegetarian diet, even in the rigid form of a vegan diet, results in significant health benefits.”
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“There is no objection if the person making this choice is an informed adult. A problem arises when children are involved,” they added.
What do you think? Do you agree with this new proposed law?