Piers Morgan joined other meat eaters in criticizing Greggs, even calling the bakery chain "PC-ravaged clowns".
Meanwhile, Dundee's vegans begged to differ, with one passionate advocate of the plant-based lifestyle penning a letter to Greggs.
A list on the Greggs site says the only stores which supply sausage rolls in Kent were Farthing Corner Moto Services near Gillingham between at junction 4 and 5 on the M2 and MRH Cobham services, off the A2 near Gravesend.
A vegan activist tweeted: "Apparently vegans are easily triggered but have you seen the uproar from Greggs selling a vegan sausage roll, like bloody hell we're the precious ones????"
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"We have been trying to develop a vegan version of our famous sausage roll for some time now".
"I honestly don't know why they don't want to take our money".
Vegan sausage rolls are available at hundreds of Greggs branches around the country, although not every Greggs will stock them.
The treat was launched in response to a petition by animal welfare organisation Peta that attracted 20,000 signatures.
And how have the public reacted to the vegan sausage roll?