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Re: Should we be eating our yeast cake?
« Reply #15 on: May 06, 2010, 09:06:37 AM »
They purposely make the yeast cells rupture and die a violent death. 

Well, that's just barbaric...does PETA know about this?
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Re: Should we be eating our yeast cake?
« Reply #16 on: May 06, 2010, 10:50:41 AM »
They purposely make the yeast cells rupture and die a violent death. 

Well, that's just barbaric...does PETA know about this?

Is there a People for the Ethical Treatment of Protists (PETP?) ?
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Re: Should we be eating our yeast cake?
« Reply #17 on: May 07, 2010, 08:14:57 AM »
They purposely make the yeast cells rupture and die a violent death. 

Well, that's just barbaric...does PETA know about this?

Is there a People for the Ethical Treatment of Protists (PETP?) ?

The funny thing is, many vegan diets and cookbooks that I have rely heavily on nutritional yeast for flavoring and the nutritional element ; loads of B vitamin complex, iron, protein.  Fungus is kind of a fuzzy area I guess between plant life and animal?  I guess it is only unethical if the life form has a certain number of cells?   ;)

Most all of those meat substitutes are loaded with autolyzed yeast extracts, as well as loads of other toxic cesspool ingredients and GMO ridden garbage.  Bleh.  That's why I make my own veggie sausages.   ;D

Do yeast cells have faces?
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Re: Should we be eating our yeast cake?
« Reply #18 on: May 07, 2010, 08:28:42 AM »
Never tried but I do try to keep an open mind to the like. I believe it may fall into the cetegory of an acquired taste. Looks good, smells good and probably tastes... well Okay. I do believe the jury is still out on this one.
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Re: Should we be eating our yeast cake?
« Reply #19 on: May 13, 2010, 10:08:02 PM »
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Re: Should we be eating our yeast cake?
« Reply #20 on: May 15, 2010, 03:59:37 AM »
You can eat all the yeast you want but none for me, thanks anyway :P

Lastnight I kicked a keg and got a glass with some yeast and decided to drink it.... well it had a Roto-Rooter effect this morning :o


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Re: Should we be eating our yeast cake?
« Reply #21 on: May 15, 2010, 01:05:59 PM »
I love Marmite (I'm British, so this may be why), but it's a very different thing from spent yeast. Something has to happen to it, and I believe that requires a process that is nigh on impossible to do at home.

Much of the Marmite in the UK is allegedly made with yeast that comes from Whitbread.

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Re: Should we be eating our yeast cake?
« Reply #22 on: May 16, 2010, 10:53:33 AM »
Most of the B Vitamin pills are made from brewer's yeast.

Shouldn't it be PETY (People for the Ethical Treatment of Yeast)?
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