Filed Under: Organic Activists

Organic marketers clean up

We’ve told you all along that Jeffrey Armour Nelson’s “vegsource” website is more about revenues than revolution: today’s “news” of the launch of an ‘all-vegan’ soap company is just more evidence. In plugging this for-profit business, Nelson is driving commerce to a fellow board member of EarthSave International. Coincidence? Not hardly. Vegsource, like the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, openly plugs other products. Vegetarian activist John McDougall’s ‘diet meal plan’ – consisting of 40 cup-a-soup meals (and found in the pages of the Sharper Image® catalog for $119) – is a perfect example. Nice work if you can get it.

While the soap’s creators – who “human-tested” it on each other and their friends – don’t really say what “vegan soap” is, we doubt that Oatmeal Lavender lather (or the “hottest new flavor,” which includes “natural” bug repellent) would make much of an appetizer for anyone.

More on “Organic Activists”

EWG Lathers On Sunscreen Scares

Posted June 7, 2017 at 8:32 am

EWG: Pesticides Are Safe?

Posted January 15, 2016 at 1:44 pm

From the Chubby Truth to Poo-Ritos, Chipotle Faces Questions

Posted November 18, 2015 at 11:00 am