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Potatoes Can Replace Red Carmine Food Coloring Made From Bugs

Danish-based bioscience company Chr. Hansen has developed an alternative to the insect-based food coloring carmine using potatoes.  The company developed the Hansen sweet potato using selective breeding over the last ten years. The result is...
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Leonardo DiCaprio Becomes the First Vegan Malaysian Beetle With an Oscar

A group of eco-tourists traveling through the Maliau Basin in Borneo have named a new species of water beetle after Academy Award-winning actor and environmentalist Leonardo DiCaprio. The newly-discovered insect has been given the scientific...

Crushed Beetles In Your Lipstick? Why Vegan Make-Up the Next Big Thing

Vegan food products have been making headlines a lot recently, from 'bleeding' burgers to 'cheesy' pizzas, but is vegan makeup the next big thing? Makeup is not something that immediately comes to mind when talking...