Re: Bug Sandwiches--was Re: you say vegemite, I say nannite

From: Michael S. Lorrey (
Date: Tue Jan 09 2001 - 17:31:14 MST

Dave Sill wrote:
> Michael S Lorrey <> wrote:
> >
> > Hey, yeast are animals..... (they feed on plants, not sunlight)
> No, yeast are in the Fungi kingdom, which is in the same domain (Eukarya) as
> animals, but they're different branches. And the ones used in Vegemite don't
> eat plants, they eat sugars (they're dead brewer's yeast).

Ah, OK, so how do fungi fit into the Vegan moral strictures? It seems to
me that they should be out of bounds, since they do not function by

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