Carnivores vs vegans is an age-old conflict that doesn’t seem to be coming to an end any time soon. It’s really tense. And while there is no easy way to settle it, I think we can agree that a little empathy from both sides could do a lot of good. This story, however, is about something from the opposite side of the spectrum.

Yesterday, Redditor u/NarfoOnTheNet rediscovered a once-viral Tumblr thread about a server who thought it was OK to give a vegan girl a real hamburger. It touches on such important topics as religion, health, ethics, and remains relevant to this day, so we thought it’s only appropriate we shared it with you, dear Pandas, as well.

Image credits: Pavel Danilyuk (not the actual photo)

This story is very similar to the one we covered last week. Only it was inspired by a real-life situation.

When Tumblr users discovered this exchange on Twitter, they couldn’t stay silent about it

The discussion touched on such important topics as religion, health, and ethics


And once again reminded that diners need to get exactly what they order


As we mentioned in our publication last Friday, we should be paying extra attention to prevent similar scenarios as people are now way more sensitive to food than they were in the past.

Over 170 foods have been reported to cause allergic reactions but the major culprits are milk, eggs, peanuts, tree nuts, wheat, soy, fish, and crustacean shellfish. They are usually the ones responsible for most of the serious food allergy reactions.

Researchers estimate that 32 million Americans have food allergies, including 5.6 million children under the age of 18. That equates to 1 in 13 children, or roughly two in every classroom. Plus, about 40 percent of children with food allergies are allergic to more than one food.

The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention reported that the prevalence of food allergy in children increased by 50 percent between 1997 and 2011.

There is no single explanation for why these numbers are increasing, but science has some theories. A popular one is that improved hygiene is to blame, as children are not getting as many infections. Parasitic infections, in particular, are normally fought by the same mechanisms involved in tackling allergies.

Each year, 200,000 people in the US require emergency medical care for allergic reactions to food.


Sadly, there is no cure for food allergy, and avoiding triggers is the only way to prevent a reaction.

Both industry workers and customers found this behavior unacceptable