A British Vegetarian Restaurant Is Refusing To Accept The New 5-Pound Notes That Contain Animal Fat

News Writer
12.03.16

The recent discovery that Britain’s £5 note contains traces of animal fat agitated a few non-meat eating groups and some restaurants are now refusing to take them. Vegetarian restaurant Rainbow Cafe in Cambridge announced it would not accept the form of currency.

In the wake of Brexit, the Bank of England wanted to fortify their currency. The Bank introduced a new £5 note that would be tougher for counterfeiters to copy, but their actions faced some unintended consequences.

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