Elderly Australians are being BANNED from feeding their grandkids

Families torn apart by veganism: Elderly Aussies are being banned from feeding their grandchildren in case they 'contaminate' them with meat A researcher has found that veganism has put a strain on families and couples In one instance, vegan parents were not letting non-vegan grandparents babysit New converted vegans in a couple also became irritant with non-vegan partners

By Wade Sellers For Daily Mail Australia

Published: 09:42 BST, 20 July 2019 | Updated: 09:42 BST, 20 July 2019

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Choosing to become a vegan could ultimately tear your family apart and put a strain on your relationship, new research suggests.

Alexa Hayley, a Deakin University researcher, discovered that 'conflict and angst' had become evident in families and couples with vegans.

She found that some vegan parents were reluctant to let their children's grandparents look after the youngsters in case they fed them animal products. 

Alexa Hayley (pictured), a Deakin University researcher, discovered that 'conflict and angst' had become evident in families and couples with vegans

Alexa Hayley (pictured), a Deakin University researcher, discovered that 'conflict and angst' had become evident in families and couples with vegans

'When grandparents babysit the kids and feed them non-vegan foods, parents can get very distressed by this because there's this element of feeling that their children have been contaminated,' Dr Hayley told The Herald Sun. 

The researcher said that it can

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