Is Beer Vegan?

Answer: not as often as you’d think … Beer is ages old. You’ve all heard the stories. It goes back hundreds if not thousands of years. And traditionally, it involves four ingredients: water, malts (barley or other gains), hops and…

Are Oreos Vegan?

Update (06/15/2011): I was just told, and just reviewed the ingredients. In Europe, and possibly elsewhere abroad, Oreos contain whey powder which is definitely NOT vegan. Boooooo! Answer: it depends on your stance on refined sugar. Backstory: a few years…

Is Vegemite Vegan?

Answer: yes! For those unaware, vegemite is a sandwich spread made from yeast extract. It’s big in Australia and is frequently compared to peanut butter. It tastes nothing like peanut butter, of course. But it is vegan. From the vegemite…

Is Gelatin Vegan?

Answer: no, not usually. Gelatin is an additive that is frequently used to bind food products or make them jellied or gummy. Most often, it is produced from animal sources including bones, skin, ligaments, hooves,… There are vegetable based alternatives…