Are Cheerios Vegan?

Cheerios are a funny cereal. The box boldly claims that it will lower your cholesterol—meanwhile, it’s still a processed food containing sugar and other curious ingredients. But today, we’re looking specifically at whether Cheerios are vegan. Cheerios are not strictly vegan. They contain vitamin D sourced from sheep’s wool, plus sugar likely filtered with bone … Read more Are Cheerios Vegan?

Are Pop-Tarts Vegan? [All Vegan Flavors and Brands]

I ate Wild Berry Pop-Tarts all the time as a teenager. But as a vegan adult, I recently learned: Wild Berry Pop-Tarts contain carmine, a red dye made from crushed up, dead beetles. Yuck! But what about other Pop-Tart flavors? Are any Pop-Tarts vegan? Unfrosted Pop-Tart flavors are generally considered vegan. These include Unfrosted Blueberry, … Read more Are Pop-Tarts Vegan? [All Vegan Flavors and Brands]

Is Gum Vegan? The Ultimate Guide to Vegan Chewing Gum

Did you ever hear that gum is made from horse hooves? Well, it’s not true. But as a vegan, it certainly raises the question: Wait… what is gum made of? Is gum vegan? Gum is usually vegan, but not always. The main animal ingredients to avoid in gum are gelatin, beeswax, confectioner’s glaze, and carmine. … Read more Is Gum Vegan? The Ultimate Guide to Vegan Chewing Gum

Is Blue 1 Vegan? Is It Actually Made of Pork or Bugs?

Can you guess what cotton candy, canned peas, and mouthwash have in common? Answer: Blue 1. This artificial food dye is quite common! But what’s it even made of? Is Blue 1 vegan? Blue 1 is generally considered vegan. It is made synthetically from petroleum, not animal products. However, Blue 1 is still the subject … Read more Is Blue 1 Vegan? Is It Actually Made of Pork or Bugs?