UK Five-Pound Notes: New Bills Contain Animal Fat, an Issue for Many
Wednesday, 30 November 2016 The polymer making the U.K.'s new five-pound notes stronger and longer-lasting contains an unexpected ingredient that is causing dismay among vegans: trace amounts of tallow, which is animal fat.
Canadian banknotes might not be vegan. The Bank of Canada says that our polymer bills may contain tallow, also known as animal fat. The bank says tallow is one of the additives that help make the bills. Canada isn’t the only country with plastic bills. Australia uses them, and the U.K. just...
*One of the UKs leading umbrella group for Hindus has said the Bank of England has assured them that concerns over the use of animal fat in the new five-pound... Deccan Herald - WorldAlso reported by •DNA
The new £10 plastic notes coming out in September WILL contain traces of animal fat the despite outrage around the new fiver.They are said to be more durable,... Western Daily Press - UKAlso reported by •Burton Mail •Plymouth Herald •The Sentinel Stoke