VegNews Daily

Ikea Almond Cake Found to Contain Fecal Bacteria

Dessert sold at Ikea contained bacteria that is also found in fecal matter.

Chocolate almond cake with buttercream and butterscotch sold at the furniture giant Ikea was found to have coliform bacteria present––the same bacteria in mammal fecal matter. More than 4,000 pounds of cake tested positive for the contaminant and were destroyed by Chinese health officials. Though the Swedish-supplied cakes were destroyed more than two months ago and officials said none of the compromised products were sold in stores, Ikea has stopped selling the cakes in retail outlets. The recall spans 23 countries––not including the US––and is the latest Ikea food product to have made headlines; the store’s meatballs and sausages were recently found to contain horsemeat.

 

Photo via Ikea

UK's Largest Indy Retailer Promotes Vegan Fashion

ASOS explains the importance of vegan fashion in a blog post earlier this month.
Read More »

National Restaurant Chain Bans Bacon

"Simply put, you can’t be a healthy food business and serve bacon," says Sweetgreen salad chain.
Read More »

Eight Best Vegan Meats Named by Top Millennial Site

From hot dogs and chicken tenders to maple-smokehouse bacon, “meaty” vegan proteins have PopSugar excited.
Read More »

“Bleeding” Vegan Burger Sells Out in One Hour

Customers flock to get their hands on Beyond Meat’s Beyond Burger at Whole Foods Market.
Read More »

World's First Vegan Lifestyle Series to Debut on A&E

More than 70 million subscribers of A&E’s FYI Network have a new plant-based TV show to look forward to this July.
Read More »

This Week on VegNews TV: The secret to these delightful sweet treats is white beans! Aylin Erman shows you how to make these simple blondies.

More Videos »