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February 23, 2021 - Jane Unchained

Why Vegan Claims Must be Audited

Why Vegan Claims Must be Audited
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Vegan claim integrity and supply chain accountability are why audits are needed. Vegan claims without audits are wishy washy and lack integrity. You cannot certify a product as vegan based on a paperwork process, as there is no way to hold the supply chain and factory manufacturing processes accountable to ideals.

Auditing the supply chain, ingredients, storage, preparation, purchasing controls, equipment, hygiene, and educating staff in all roles associated with these stages ensures food is safe for allergy sufferers and untainted for vegans (and other vegetarian, faith-based related diets which avoid animal products). Auditing also reduces the risk of animal contamination, which is the cause of many zoonotic diseases and product recalls. Auditing moves the needle for animal lovers who wish to affect the supply chain and keep the industry accountable to conscious compassionate consumerism.

Read more on the difference between cruelty-free and vegan.

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