Facebook Launches Virtual Classroom to Help Parents Raise Vegan Kids

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Tech giant Facebook is launching a virtual classroom in partnership with Raise Vegan Inc., a vegan parenting online community and magazine, which is one of 25 select Facebook groups to test the subscription-based platform. Working closely with Facebook developers during the previous…

Vegan Meat Pies Debut at BP Gas Station Cafés Across New Zealand

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Oil company BP debuted the Satay Vegan Pie this week at New Zealand locations of its gas station eatery chain Wild Bean Cafe. The new handheld pie features a reformulated vegan pastry dough made with margarine instead of butter, and is filled…

GELLAN GUM

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By Jeanne Yacoubou, MS Gellan GumAlternative name: E418Commercial source: microbial fermentation (Sphingomonas elodea on corn, sugar beet or sugar cane)Used in: beverages (esp. plant-based beverages), dairy, confections, jams, jellies, pie fillings, salad dressings, sauces, cosmetics, personal care and oral care products, pharmaceuticals,…

Vegan Cardamom Cookies – Cardamom Snickerdoodles

Vegan Cardamom Cookies – Cardamom Snickerdoodles

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Easy Vegan Cardamom Cookies. These soft cookies are a cross between cardamom shortbread and Snickerdoodles. Vegan Soyfree Palm Oil free Recipe. Glutenfree option.   Jump to Recipe If you love cardamom, you will love these cookies! Soft, melt in your mouth cookies that…

Does Drinking Tea Interfere with Iron Absorption?

Does Drinking Tea Interfere with Iron Absorption?

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Vegetarian Resource Group Nutrition Advisor Reed Mangels, PhD, RD answer the following question in the latest Vegetarian Journal Nutrition Hotline column: “I drink several cups of black tea every day. Recently, I found out that I’m anemic, and my doctor told me…

It’s Finally Pumpkin Season at Trader Joe’s. Here Are the Best Vegan Finds

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A chill is in the air, the leaves are slowly starting to change colors, and Starbucks has officially brought back its pumpkin spice lattes. It’s official. Pumpkin season is here. And our favorite vegan-friendly, one-stop grocery store knows this. With everything from…

New Vegan Café Aims to Decolonize Diets in Detroit 

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Southwest Detroit’s vegan food truck Rocky’s Road Brew will expand to a brick-and-mortar café called Damelo next spring. The café will focus on providing the local community with healthy and accessible Latin-inspired vegan food and mocktails. “Diabetes, heart disease, degenerative brain diseases,…

 WestJet Airlines Joins Taco Bell and Hyundai in Severing Ties with SeaWorld

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Budget Canadian airline WestJet recently removed all marketing and promotional materials related to SeaWorld from its company website. The action comes after pressure from animal-rights group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) and 160,000 emails that concerned citizens sent to…