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L Cysteine

Meatless Monday: Chain Reaction

Ellen Kanner | Posted 09.01.2012 | Green
Ellen Kanner

Meatless choices weren't on franchises' menus -- or radar -- a few years ago. Every time you order a meatless meal in what was once a vegan-free zone, you become the change you want to see in the world and on the menu. So pull up a chair, vegan friends, there's a seat at the fast food table for you.

Human Hair: The Food Additive You Might Be Eating

Mother Jones | Sonja Sharp | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Clippings from short hair ... are used mainly as fertilizer or source material for a ubiquitous food additive called L-cysteine (L-cys for short). Thi...