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    Re: Vegan Village

    Thanks Twinkle, bizarrely - it's now working for me too... I haven't been able to access for ages (and I've been in lots of different places/countries). Thanks for taking the time to test...

    Warm...
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    Vegan Village

    Hello everyone

    Hoping you all have a wonderful 2008.

    www.veganvillage.co.uk appears to have been offline for a while - does anyone know what's going on with this useful resource?

    Many thanks...
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    Re: Everyone email Sainsburys!

    Hello all I emailed Sainsburys about the lack of useful information online and after 14 attempts have now got assurances that this will be looked into. A vegan list is unlikely to be produced no...
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    Re: Everyone email Sainsburys!

    Has anyone received a reply recently - despite numerous reminders I'm not getting any replies?!?
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    Re: Everyone email Sainsburys!

    Sainsbury's did indeed produce a list of vegan products, I think the last one was produced in the late 90's though. I must admit I'd never thought about online shopping, that'll give me something to...
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    Re: Everyone email Sainsburys!

    Hello all
    I've just had a reply stating that Sainsbury's do not produce a vegetarian guide/list either. The company seems adamant that vegan/veggie is merely a lifestyle choice and therefore doesn't...
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    Re: Everyone email Sainsburys!

    I've just emailed to ask why the company produces a vegetarian list and not a vegan one - I'll post replies when received. However, I would much rather the labelling instore was reliable. An online...
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    IFAW/People Hero awards

    Wouldn't it be cool if everyone wrote in and voted Neil Lea as their animal hero?

    ARE YOU A HERO?
    pets AND THEIR people Last chance to enter for prize in our top awards THE PEOPLE IFAW ANIMAL...
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    Re: Very sad news - death of Neil Lea

    Yes

    He was the inspiration behind ArcNews, Is It Vegan, Vegan Buddies and a host of other pro-animal projects.
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    Very sad news - death of Neil Lea

    Reproduced below are the contents of an email I received today.
    The pro-animal movement lost a true champion yesterday and
    I lost a friend:
    Neil was an extraordinary man. Each day was a battle...
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    Poll: Re: Microwave ovens

    So, as I see it - none of you are saying that Mercola's assertion that microwaves are dangerous is incorrect?!? Or are you saying that microwaves are safe? And if so, on what basis do you make such...
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    Poll: Re: Microwave ovens

    Thanks Risker

    The Mercola article on the danger of microwaves appears consistent with other articles on the subject and is written in an easy to understand style, which is why I chose it. There...
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    Poll: Re: Microwave ovens

    I have never used a microwave in my life, although I can't vouch for food cooked for me by others. A good resource for info on microwave dangers is:...
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    Re: What can we eat in chain restaurants?

    Poppet

    I seem to remember a few lawsuits a while back which stated that McD's fries also contained beef extract - it might be worth you checking it out, although I personally wouldn't go to McD at...
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    Veggie/vegan group in Teesside

    If there are any vegans in the Teesside area who would like to meet up with like-minded individuals, contact tees_veg@googlegroups.com for information on Tees Valley Veggies & Vegans.
    Alternatively,...
  17. Thread: Vegan York

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    Re: Vegan eating place in York

    A late addition I know but those looking for reviews could do worse than:
    http://www.happycow.net

    Vanilla Black - http://www.happycow.net/reviews.php?id=5139
    El Piano -...
  18. Thread: Del Monte

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    Re: Del Monte

    If you have an email address I'll double check for you ;) The company website just has a web form (hate those things) or snail mail addy.
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    Thanks RedWellies :rolleyes: I think I already get enough sleep (if it's at all possible to ever get ENOUGH sleep). I feel really tired all the time, I've been vegan for over 20 years and have never...
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    Cyprus (specifically Paphos)

    I'm off to Cyprus (Paphos) in June and was wondering if anyone has any useful ideas for vegan meals. I've discovered a curry house and a cafe but that's not going to see us through the whole holiday...
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    I used to live on these flapjacks when on road protests, most disappointing that the vegan label has gone!

    Of course it could simply be a matter of trying to appeal to a wider audience by not...
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    Re: Vegan London

    Hello all

    Firstly, refinnej - why not try the Peking Palace on Holloway Road N19? On my recent visit to London this became my favourite of all the restaurants I tried. Even the most picky of...
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    Re: Pret a Manger

    Have to say that being anti-globalisation at heart, I would have to put my boot in the "I'd never knowingly give my money to McDonalds" camp. Although recent animal welfare improvements and...
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    Re: Vegan London

    Hi all

    Recent visit to London now behind me I thought I'd share a few things, if you don't mind...

    Despite the lack of response to my post asking for a vegan curry, I managed to find Rani's in...
  25. Thread: Sainsbury's

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    Re: Sainsburys

    After discussing this with Sainsbury's I believe that the company may be referring to the possibility of cross contamination with animal-product nasties. To err on the side of caution for those who...
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    Re: Sainsburys

    The Basic ones are only labelled as suitable for vegetarians - did they say if the labelling would be amended?
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    Re: Vegan London

    What a nightmare!
    We've been trying to book accommodation by using the contact details on Vegan London's site and much of the information is out of date. Finally got through to someone and so...
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    Re: Sainsbury's is dropping vegan labelling

    I've noticed that too! Makes you wonder if you can trust Sainsbury's at all, doesn't it? Think I'll stick to the raw organic veg...
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    Cross contamination

    Hello to all

    As you can read elsewhere in this forum, Sainsburys' has recently been messing around with its labelling criteria, generally removing some helpful logos and confusion has resulted. I...
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    Re: Favourite Vegan Food Products - UK

    Redwood's Sage & Onion stuffing in a sandwich of home-made bread with Plamil mayo, lettuce, sweetcorn and peppers. Mmmmm
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    Re: Sainsbury's is dropping vegan labelling

    More Sainsbury's news:
    I've just had a reply regarding the organic wines, as follows:
    "I can confirm that our six SO organic wines all have indicated on their back label if they are suitable for...
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    Re: Sainsbury's is dropping vegan labelling

    All of the organic own brand wines used to be labelled as vegan, and you're right Marrers - labelling on wine is essential!
    I've contacted them tonight and they're investigating.
    On another note,...
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    Re: Sainsbury's is dropping vegan labelling

    I've noticed that too - so much for there being no plans to remove vegan labelling?!? Surely ANYONE with eyes can see it's happening to hundreds of products. The constant complaining on the phone and...
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    Re: Nutritional Yeast - B12 in UK

    Hello EFCliz

    I have seen Red Star Nutritional Yeast on sale in the UK but I've just contacted the organic supermarket where it was on sale and it's not stocked any more. Not much help I know. The...
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    Re: Sainsbury's is dropping vegan labelling

    Just a quick note...
    I've had more contact with Sainsbury's and indications are that if we want action on the mis-labelling of products we need to send in a list of products we think have been...
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    Re: carpets

    Have you had a look at http://www.naturalrugs.org/ ?
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    Re: Sainsbury's is dropping vegan labelling

    Evening all

    I have just received this from Sainsbury's, it looks like we still need to keep on our guard and point out errors (by email or phone) as and when we come across them:

    Thank you for...
  38. Thread: Vegan France

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    Re: Vegan France

    Hello Yorbo

    Are eggs and milk used a lot in France - I was under the impression that such things didn't happen in France? I thought fresh-baked bread in France consisted of just yeast, flour,...
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    Re: Sainsbury's is dropping vegan labelling

    Hi all

    Very interesting thread. I hadn't previously posted much here as I was waiting for communications with Sainsbury's to be completed but...

    Firstly, the issue of cross-contamination:
    For...
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    Re: Vegan labelling in France?

    Hi auntierozzi

    There does seem to be a lot of difference in the way the different Biocoop's are run. The first one we went to was excellent, always had what we needed and had (it seemed) daily...
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