Ethical veganism is recognized in two relevant judgments pronounced in England and Italy respectively. .
Employment Tribunal (Norwich, England) – 3 January 2020
J. Casamitjana Costa v. The League Against Cruel Sport
Giudice del Lavoro – Tribunale di Bologna – sentenza n. 2359/2020 del 9 aprile 2020
It was held that:
“It should be noted the vegan diet appears to have been inspired by philosophical and/or religious beliefs that are worthy of protection in the context of a broad recognition of the right to freedom of thought as laid down in the Italian Constitution.”