Bruce Friedrich, is a 22-year vegan, but wouldn't be able to do it if a certain gold beverage, popular with college students, was on that list of forbidden foods as well.

"Beer is vegan-- thank goodness," he said.

Friedrich, vice president of policy and government affairs for People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), spoke to an almost full auditorium at the Meet Your Meat forum Tuesday night.

At the event, held in the Kern Building, Friedrich said the only diet with integrity is a vegan diet. He discussed the consequences eating meat has on the environment, people and animals.

"If you eat two chicken wings -- boom -- you just killed a chicken. Why is it acceptable to pay other people to slit chickens' throats," he asked.

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