Tag Archives: vegan

When Vegan Really Isn’t

borrowed from various sources In the world of nutrition and ingredients, things are not always what they seem. We are so used to seeing random ingredients on the labels of our foods that we don’t even pay too much attention to them anymore. Here are a few examples of ingredients that are not so vegan… Read more

Cosmetics Testing in Canada

borrowed from Animal Alliance of Canada Q: What does “cruelty-free” mean in relation to cosmetics? A: A cruelty-free cosmetics company is one that has eliminated animal testing at all levels of production as of a “fixed cut-off date.” This must apply not only to the finished products that consumers purchase, but also to each and… Read more

‘Tis the Season…Shopping with a Conscience

~ by Cyndy Mymka ~ This year when frantically shopping I urge you to make some considerations when making purchases for yourself and your loved ones. This year I have endeavoured to do more shopping, both for myself and others, “with a conscience”. By that I mean I have been purchasing fair trade, as well… Read more

Let’s Talk Turkey

‘Tis the season for decorations, shopping and Christmas parties. Unless you have gone vegan or vegetarian, you will also most likely be buying the turkey that will be the centerpiece for your Christmas dinner. You may be surprised to learn that what you think you are buying may not necessarily be so. A commercial grade… Read more