Like a lot of vegans, I have a love-hate relationship with Vegetarian Times magazine. On the one hand, it is a sleek and informative magazine with a fair number of vegan recipes in each issue. On the other hand, they sometimes do the craziest things- like not realize that the yogurt parfaits from McDonald's have gelatin in them, or encouraging the use of chemical sugar substitutes like Splenda. (Don't even get me started on that one...) For a more eloquent critique of VT, read this post by LindyLoo.
I just received the last VT of my subscription (a subscription I didn't really pay for, but got for free for sending in a bunch of soy yogurt lids) and read a seemingly innocuous letter to the editor that nevertheless managed to boil my blood. Daiku claims I'm overreacting. I decided to let you, my dear even-handed readers, decide.
Here's the letter:
- (name) via email