Is food that ‘may contain milk’ vegan?

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Sometimes you’ll see the words ‘may contain milk’ or ‘may contain traces of milk’ on food labels. Whether or not these products are suitable for vegans is a common question, and not all vegans agree on the answer. What does ‘may contain’ actually mean? If a product is labelled with ‘may contain milk’, it doesn’t … Read more Is food that ‘may contain milk’ vegan?

Are Jammie Dodgers vegan? (2020)

Jammie Dodgers vegan

The recipe for Jammie Dodgers has changed several times since the jam-centred shortbread biscuit was introduced in 1966. Jammie Dodgers were vegan for many years until 2016 when Burton’s Biscuit Company adjusted the recipe to ‘improve the flavour and texture’, and added milk protein to this once vegan-friendly snack. The recipe change outranged both vegans … Read more Are Jammie Dodgers vegan? (2020)

The complete guide to vegan cereal in the UK

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Choosing vegan cereal can be a bit of a minefield. Some brands of chocolate cereal are accidentally vegan, which is great. But some plain cereal, which you would expect to be vegan, actually contains hidden animal ingredients. To further confuse things, as veganism is something of a spectrum, strict vegans may choose to avoid ingredients … Read more The complete guide to vegan cereal in the UK

Are Fruit Pastilles vegan?

Rowntrees fruit pastilles vegan

Since their launch in 1881, Rowntree’s Fruit Pastilles had contained gelatine, making them unsuitable for vegetarians and vegans. However, on 15th September 2020, Nestlé announced that Rowntree’s Fruit Pastilles will have a new vegan recipe! When can we expect vegan fruit pastilles? The new vegan Fruit Pastilles recipe will be used across the full range … Read more Are Fruit Pastilles vegan?

Accidentally vegan biscuits in the UK (2020)

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Negotiating the biscuit aisle of your local supermarket as a vegan can be a bit of a minefield. But luckily, British vegans needn’t miss out on enjoying a biscuit with their cup of tea, as there are lots of accidentally vegan biscuits to choose from. Whilst some simple biscuits like Rich Tea are generally always … Read more Accidentally vegan biscuits in the UK (2020)