UK vegans are demanding a law change to ban discrimination against plant-based eaters in workplaces.
Former Fonterra director Greg Gent says the co-op's discussion booklet on governance isn't thought-provoking.
Against the backdrop of a falling milk payout, Fonterra farmers will this week start discussing a governance review of the co-op.
Fonterra farmers were angry with the directive from the Shareholders Council to vote against a remit, says Greg Gent.
The proposal to reduce the size of the Fonterra board is one the co-op can no longer ignore say its proponents, Greg Gent and Colin Armer.
Fonterra director Malcolm Bailey says there is a "clear 50/50 split" among shareholders on the issue of governance.
A former Fonterra farmer director is warning that moves to downsize the co-op's board is fraught with risk.