Palm oil is found in everything from vegan butter to shampoo, and it has devastating consequences for people and planet. Learn why palm oil is a problem, and find out which companies are making commitments to more sustainable palm oil production.
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The Environmental Working Group, well-known for its Dirty Dozen and Clean 15 lists of produce, has released a new Dirty Dozen. This time, EWG is rating the most toxic food additives.
Get smart from your fart? A new fart app teaches kids to scan food barcodes and learn about ingredients in a fun way — by highlighting flatulence potential.
According to a new study, most teens have ‘limited knowledge’ of energy drink ingredients and had difficulty telling them apart from soft and sports drinks.
Need some help with those ingredients lists? There’s a food app designed to break them down, so you don’t have to!
Now that Kraft Miracle whip contains mystery ingredients its time to try this Homemade Miracle Whip recipe courtesy of The Feingold Association. This is the story of a product that may — or may not — contain bad stuff (ie. dyes, artificial flavors, artificial sweeteners or bad preservatives). I recently received an email from The Feingold Association, […]
How do people respond to four nutritionally equal food products with varying low-sodium claims? A new study shows how influential a food label’s claims can be.
Have you ever read an ingredients list and seen “evaporated cane juice” on the label? A California lawsuit is calling this ingredient into question.
Want to know more about what’s in your cupcake? The kind folks over at Frugal Dad have dissected a standard cupcake recipe to share some facts about what’s really in those cupcakes. Some are shocking and some are silly, and the whole thing is just plain fascinating.
Tamarind is a great ingredient for vegans because it adds umami, that savory element that is sometimes lacking in meatless dishes.
Want to incorporate Asian flavors into your everyday vegan cooking? Check out these pantry essentials.
A reader wrote in with a great question: My friend Dave has run across this “white whole wheat flour”. According to Dave, and according to them, you can use it wherever you would otherwise use white flour. So if white whole wheat flour is indistinguishable from white flour in preparation and consumption, how can it […]
Great new iPhone app can help you to avoid non-vegetarian ingredients. [social_buttons] For numerous vegetarians and vegans, it is great when a company’s food labels specifically say “contains no animal products” or “contains animal products” — this can save us a bit of time and also, perhaps more importantly, helps us to rest assured that […]