A butchers has made a lot of vegans angry after a controversial sign was placed outside the shop which encourages people to eat meat.
The sign has since sparked a reaction online from vegans who called the sign “nonsense” and “ignorant”.
The chalkboard read: “Everyday thousands of innocent plants are killed by vegetarians. Help end the violence. Eat meat.”
Many were left outraged by the sign, one person even branded the butchers “psychopaths”.
One vegan wrote: “The ignorance is astonishing….plants are not sentient and exist in synergy with humans and animals as a food source.
Another said: “And what does their meat eat?”
The butcher said: ‘’That the sign was not meant to be malicious and was “a simple joke”.
He added: “Everyone is entitled to their own opinion and I respect that, I’m just expressing mine. And it seems to have worked, given the attention my Butchers has now received.”