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Started by Catspyjamas17 on Oct 16, 2019 11:57:43 AM
The Vegan Thread

Whether you are vegan, vegetarian, pescetarian or just trying to cut down on meat and dairy, trying to life a healthier and/or more environmentally friendly lifestyle this is a place to try, and discuss, new foods and recipes.

Leftie - 16 Oct 2019 12:39:51 (#16 of 530)

One of my fucking colleagues sat their bitching at me for eating a Mars Bar. I may or not may not have posted about it but fuck off. Do I look like I give a toss?

"They're not vegetarian". DO tell HR every damn time.

When did things become "plant-based"? It's just some marketing campaign isn't it?

If you don't mind Heather Mills, she is launching some new products.

ZimAgain - 16 Oct 2019 12:41:37 (#17 of 530)

Nice biscuit conditional there, Leftie.

Leftie - 16 Oct 2019 12:44:49 (#18 of 530)

Leftie - 16 Oct 2019 12:46:18 (#19 of 530)

Catspyjamas17 - 16 Oct 2019 12:52:17 (#20 of 530)

I suppose "plant based" sounds nicer than "mass-produced fungus" which is what some of the meat-replacement things are.

Leftie - 16 Oct 2019 12:59:49 (#21 of 530)

Well just call them vegan.

uranrising - 17 Oct 2019 04:33:58 (#22 of 530)

I don't think you should be imposing roles or values on threads, guys.

How can a poster here 'impose' anything on anyone?

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uranrising - 17 Oct 2019 05:32:13 (#24 of 530)

A censor, a censor, my kingdom for a censor.

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uranrising - 17 Oct 2019 05:42:11 (#26 of 530)

Saying something should be removed is not censorious? Really?

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Arjuna - 17 Oct 2019 06:16:53 (#28 of 530)

When did things become "plant-based"? It's just some marketing campaign isn't it?

I think it's an attempt to sound less doctrinaire, putting the focus on the heslth benefits of eating plants for everyone rather than just those who don't eat any animal products.

Tenesmus - 17 Oct 2019 07:40:23 (#29 of 530)

Anyone else find the vegan versions of Quorn pieces and (s)ham slices not as good as the veggie versions?

Leftie - 17 Oct 2019 09:59:42 (#30 of 530)

I've never tried Quorn.

RosyLovelady - 17 Oct 2019 10:24:23 (#31 of 530)

Cats nails it.

LardyStuffer - 17 Oct 2019 11:18:46 (#32 of 530)

I think plant based is more for those who are doing it for the health / clean eating reasons. Kind of takes the politics out of it

RosyLovelady - 17 Oct 2019 11:21:04 (#33 of 530)

I reckon it's meant as a semi-rustic disguise for the highly industrialised fungus aspect.

uranrising - 17 Oct 2019 11:30:24 (#34 of 530)

Plant-based by contrast with animal-based.

Historically, plants were treated as one of two kingdoms including all living things that were not animals,...

taken from Wiki entry for Plant

RosyLovelady - 17 Oct 2019 11:39:43 (#35 of 530)

Well yes, but calling it fungus-based, while more precisely accurate, wouldn't shift as many units as plant-based.

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