02/04/2015 08:40 am ET Updated Feb 04, 2015

Why Does Hellmann's Mayonnaise Taste Different From How It Used To?

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Hellmann’s Real Mayonnaise has been smeared in the news lately, thanks to a lawsuit filed by its parent company, Unilever, against fledgling vegan “mayo” purveyor Hampton Creek. The case rested on the notion that Hampton Creek’s flagship product, Just Mayo, is not, in fact, mayo, according to the Food and Drug Administration’s definition of mayonnaise, because it contains no eggs.

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