The Daily Populous

Saturday October 3rd, 2020 day edition

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Attaching a picture of the menu, Monroe wrote: “Erm, what do Pizza Express do to their LEMONS to make them not suitable for vegans?!

But, according to Pizza Express and others who responded, it is the wax applied to the citrus that makes it unsuitable for vegans.

In response to Monroe’s confusion, Pizza Express wrote: “The wax on waxed lemons contain shellac, which is derived from insects and therefore strictly not vegan.”.

In addition to shellac, made from a resin secreted by the female lac bug, waxes may be made from beeswax, which is also not strictly vegan.

Fortunately, there are some fruit waxes, such as polyethylene wax, that are suitable for a plant-based diet.

Getty Celebrity Vegans: From Beyoncé to Natalie Portman Venus Williams "I started for health reasons," Williams told Health in 2019.

While some people were shocked by the news, others praised the restaurant chain for its dedication to customers’ food preferences. »

Kellyanne Conway announces she tested positive for coronavirus

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(CNN) Former White House counselor Kellyanne Conway said Friday night that she has tested positive for coronavirus, the latest major political figure to say they have Covid-19 after attending a Rose Garden event last Saturday where President Donald Trump announced his Supreme Court pick.

Conway is now the fifth person who attended the event last week, where masks and social distancing were rare, known to have subsequently tested positive.

Kellyanne Conway's husband, George Conway, appeared to weigh in on the news with a jab at the President. »

Nintendo is reportedly arguing that Joy-Con drift ‘isn’t a real problem or hasn’t caused anyone any inconvenience’

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Nintendo is reportedly arguing that Switch Joy-Con drift “isn’t a real problem or hasn’t caused anyone any inconvenience”.

It alleged that Nintendo is fully aware of a defect which causes Joy-Cons to drift and accused the company of unfair and deceptive business practices.

“Thank you for contacting our law firm about the Nintendo Switch Joy-Con Drift litigation,” reads an email from the law firm republished on Reddit. »

Urgent: EARN IT Act Introduced in House of Representatives

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The dangerous EARN IT Act passed the Senate Judiciary Committee last month, and now it’s been introduced in the House of Representatives.

Email your elected officials in both chambers of Congress today and ask them to publicly oppose the EARN IT Act.

Public outcry has already forced amendments into the EARN IT Act that purport to defend encryption—but they’re full of loopholes. »

Chris Wallace says Trump family actually didn't get tested before debate

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First he moved to restrict travel from China to halt the spread of the virus.

Finally, growing impatient and worried about the consequences of the pandemic on the economy and his prospects for re-election, he made a fateful decision.

And so it has — with Trump himself coming down with COVID-19 right as he heads into the final month of the presidential campaign. »