The choice can not be personal where there is a victim involved. In this case, it is an animal who pays for such a choice with its own life.
Factory farming leads to global consequences. Among them are climate change, environment pollution, antibiotic resistance of bacteria (70-80% of all antibiotics
are used in animal farming) and much more that affects many people. The evidence
of the noxious effect of meat and other animal products on the planet are apparent. Making this choice we are directly influencing others' welfare, let alone animals — the immediate victims of our choice.