It’s been brutally hot here in the Midwest, with heat indices hovering in the 110-112 range for the past few days and signs pointing to another heat wave this weekend. So this new flower-based ice cream from Fraunhofer Labs sounds mighty appealing.
It has no dairy, gluten, animal fats or protein, and it’s cholesterol-free, says Fraunhofer. The ice cream is now on sale at a German supermarket chain.
What do you do with an 800-pound butter sculpture of Benjamin Franklin that’s starting to go bad? Normally, the inedible art would get tossed in a Dumpster. The organizers of the Pennsylvania Farm Show had a better idea: Donate it to science.
A deliciously meltable vegan alternative, or a cruel mockery?
By the Editors of E - The Environmental Magazine
Posted 08.15.2008 at 10:37 am 0 Comments
Dear EarthTalk: My body doesn't tolerate cheese well. Are there dairy-free cheeses that will be easier on my constitution and better for the environment, too? -- Steve Sullivan, Seattle, WA
With some 30 to 50 million Americans suffering from various degrees of lactose intolerance, and an estimated three million of us now eating animal-free (vegan) diets for humane, environmental, and/or health reasons, the production of alternatives to dairy products has started to become big business.
Five amazing, clean technologies that will set us free, in this month's energy-focused issue. Also: how to build a better bomb detector, the robotic toys that are raising your children, a human catapult, the world's smallest arcade, and much more.