Michael S Lorrey <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Dave Sill wrote:
> > Michael S Lorrey <email@example.com> 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
I'm not a vegan, but I thought their thing was avoiding animal products, in
which case yeast, mushrooms, and other fungi would be OK.
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