British vegetarians were driven into a polite, well-mannered frenzy Tuesday after news that the Bank of England uses tallow — lard, really — in the process of making their five-pound notes.
Not very sporting, wot! was the white-hot reaction from the British vegan community, who already suffer under the daily mixed blessing of having to eat British food, but with fewer choices. (As a plus, no toad in the hole! But as a minus, more bubble and squeak.)http://www.ottawasun.com/2016/11/30/it-turns-out-canadian-cash-is-made-with-meat-heres-what-to-cook-with-it