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Why do North American Chinese restaurants advertise "We use 100% Vegetable oil"?

There is, as someone said, the business decision to cater to vegetarians/vegans preferences. Another reason could also be to advertise that they do not use hydrogenated oils. Also, in Asia (not a ...
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Why do North American Chinese restaurants advertise "We use 100% Vegetable oil"?

Odds are that anything sold in the US as ‘vegetable oil’ is soybean oil, but it might mean something different to a restaurant. The issue is that it used to be fairly common for restaurants to uses ...
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