Is the Sugar in Your Cabinet Vegan?

Sugar isn't automatically vegan? There's no meat, dairy, or eggs, right?

Not so fast. Plain white sugar can contain bone char- which is crushed animal bones used during production.

How do you avoid bone char in your own cooking? The USDA doesn't consider bone char an organic product, so buying sugar with the offical organic label can help you bypass that ingredient.

Here's a great video from Kathy discussing ways to avoid sugar containing bone char.