​Vegans Are Furious About The New Five Pound Note

According to the Bank of England, they contain animal fat

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The Bank of England has confirmed that the new £5 note contains animal fat, and vegans aren't happy.

A petition has quickly gained traction after it was revealed that the seemingly indestructible notes contain tallow, a substance made from animal fat often used in candles and soap.

According to the Metro, the Bank of England willingly surrendered the information on Twitter, and soon faced a backlash:

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Needless to say, some people think it's an overreaction:

Being a vegan online can't be easy, what with all the stereotyping they have to put up with, petitions they have to sign, and Instagram filters they have to wade through to make their dinner look vaguely edible.

So if you'd like to help out their cause and ban the Monopoly-esque five pound note, you can sign it here.