Is Beeswax Vegan?

Wax usually obtained from melting honeycomb with boiling water, straining it, and cooling it.

Banned - Not acceptable for diet/lifestyle.

Never Vegan

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Chocolate Chip Cookies

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  • Beeswax - Wax usually obtained from melting honeycomb with boiling water, straining it, and cooling it.
  • Chocolate - Most chocolates are not vegan. Check the ingredients for dairy or milk.
  • Natural - Ingredients are not synthetic or artificial, but extracted directly from plants or animal products
  • Confectioner - Glazing Agent - Most likely a resin secreted by the lac bug.
  • Dextrose - Sometimes derived from animal tissues and fluids. Check the label to determine if plant based.
  • Riboflavin - May contain milk.
  • Ammonium - Another type of salt derived from Lactic Acid, which can be obtained from whey or milk.
  • Whey - The watery part of milk that remains after the formation of curds.
  • Shellac - Glazing Agent - From a resin secreted by an insect called the lac beetle.
  • Milk - Not vegan if derived from an animal. Check the ingredients.

Possibly Vegetarian

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  • Dextrose - Sometimes derived from animal tissues and fluids. Check the label to determine if suitable.
  • Natural - Ingredients are not synthetic or artificial, but extracted directly from plants or animal products

Not Gluten Free

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  • Wheat - Wheat includes gluten. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label.
  • Chips - Some potato chip seasonings may contain malt vinegar or wheat starch.
  • Starch - If found on a meat or poultry product could be from any grain, including wheat.
  • Chocolate - Some varieties have a risk of contamination from other products. Read the label to see if gluten free.
  • Candy - Some candies include wheat-based ingredients.
Sour Brite Eggs Gummi Candy

Not Vegan

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  • Beeswax - Wax usually obtained from melting honeycomb with boiling water, straining it, and cooling it.
  • Confectioner - Glazing Agent - Most likely a resin secreted by the lac bug.
  • Gelatin - Protein obtained by boiling animal skin, connective tissue or bones, usually from cows or pigs.
  • Shellac - Glazing Agent - From a resin secreted by an insect called the lac beetle.
  • Calcium - May be derived from the shells of marine organisms, snails, and eggs. Check the label to be sure.
  • Lactate - A type of salt derived from Lactic Acid, which can be obtained from whey or milk.
  • Citric - Emulsifier - May contain animal fat as it is derived from Glycerin/Glycerol.
  • Lactic - Typically derived from plants such as beets. When animal-derived, found in blood and muscle tissue.
  • Natural - Ingredients are not synthetic or artificial, but extracted directly from plants or animal products
  • Glaze - A pure food glaze and natural glaze. Made with shellac from the lac bug. Also known as beetle juice.
  • Sugar - A sweet material that consists of sucrose. Some sugars are processed through boneblack.

Not Vegetarian

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  • Gelatin - Protein obtained by boiling animal skin, connective tissue or bones, usually from cows or pigs.
  • Calcium - May be animal based. Double check the label to be sure of the origin.
  • Citric - Emulsifier - May contain animal fat as it is derived from Glycerin/Glycerol.
  • Natural - Ingredients are not synthetic or artificial, but extracted directly from plants or animal products

Probably Gluten Free

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Cherry Sours Candy

Not Vegan

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  • Beeswax - Wax usually obtained from melting honeycomb with boiling water, straining it, and cooling it.
  • Citric - Emulsifier - May contain animal fat as it is derived from Glycerin/Glycerol.
  • Dextrose - Sometimes derived from animal tissues and fluids. Check the label to determine if plant based.
  • Natural - Ingredients are not synthetic or artificial, but extracted directly from plants or animal products

Possibly Vegetarian

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  • Citric - Emulsifier - May contain animal fat as it is derived from Glycerin/Glycerol.
  • Dextrose - Sometimes derived from animal tissues and fluids. Check the label to determine if suitable.
  • Natural - Ingredients are not synthetic or artificial, but extracted directly from plants or animal products

Possibly Gluten Free

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  • Starch - If found on a meat or poultry product could be from any grain, including wheat.
Trifle Bakewells
Trifle Bakewells

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  • Beeswax - Wax usually obtained from melting honeycomb with boiling water, straining it, and cooling it.
  • Disodium - Flavor Enhancer - Often made from animals.
  • Polysorbate - Derivatives of fatty acids, which are commonly sourced from animals. In cosmetics, foods.
  • Sorbitan - From stearic acid. Stearic acid is found in both vegetable and animal fats.
  • Milk - Not vegan if derived from an animal. Check the ingredients.
  • Humectant - Sweetener - Mostly from animal fats, unless otherwise stated.
  • Glucose - Sometimes derived from animal tissues and fluids. Check the label to determine if plant based.
  • Lutein - Deep yellow coloring from marigolds or egg yolks. Typically found in commercial food coloring.
  • Dextrose - Sometimes derived from animal tissues and fluids. Check the label to determine if plant based.
  • Citric - Emulsifier - May contain animal fat as it is derived from Glycerin/Glycerol.
  • Calcium - May be derived from the shells of marine organisms, snails, and eggs. Check the label to be sure.
  • Egg - This product contains egg in one form or another. Not vegan friendly.
  • Sponge - A plantlike sea animal used to make sponges.
  • Whey - The watery part of milk that remains after the formation of curds.

Not Vegetarian

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  • Sponge - A plantlike sea animal used to make sponges.
  • Polysorbate - Derivatives of fatty acids, which are commonly sourced from animals. In cosmetics, foods.
  • Calcium - May be animal based. Double check the label to be sure of the origin.
  • Citric - Emulsifier - May contain animal fat as it is derived from Glycerin/Glycerol.
  • Dextrose - Sometimes derived from animal tissues and fluids. Check the label to determine if suitable.
  • Disodium - Flavor Enhancer - Often made from animals.

Not Gluten Free

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  • Wheat - Wheat includes gluten. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label.
  • Egg - May contain gluten if used as an ingredient. Some foods add wheat based batter to eggs.
JOINTASSURE - Glucosamine, Chondroitin, Ginger
JOINTASSURE - Glucosamine, Chondroitin, Ginger

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  • Beef - Not vegan if originating from cow flesh.
  • Beeswax - Wax usually obtained from melting honeycomb with boiling water, straining it, and cooling it.
  • Fish - Fish are not considered a vegan food.
  • Gelatin - Protein obtained by boiling animal skin, connective tissue or bones, usually from cows or pigs.
  • Crustacean - Includes such familiar animals as crabs, lobsters, crayfish, shrimp, krill, woodlice, and barnacles.
  • Glycerol - Sweetener - Mostly from animal fats, unless otherwise stated.
  • Vitamin - Likely animal based but may be plant based. Check the label to verify the source of the ingredient.
  • Chondroitin - Produced synthetically or derived from the cartilage of cows, pigs, sharks, fish or birds.
  • Glucosamine - Usually extracted from the tissues of shellfish. Sometimes from corn or produced synthetically.

Not Vegetarian

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  • Gelatin - Protein obtained by boiling animal skin, connective tissue or bones, usually from cows or pigs.
  • Beef - Not a vegetarian friendly option. Beef is taken from the body of a cow.
  • Fish - Fish are not considered a vegetarian food.
  • Crustacean - Includes such familiar animals as crabs, lobsters, crayfish, shrimp, krill, woodlice, and barnacles.
  • Chondroitin - Produced synthetically or derived from the cartilage of cows, pigs, sharks, fish or birds.
  • Glucosamine - Usually extracted from the tissues of shellfish. Sometimes from corn or produced synthetically.
  • Vitamin - Likely animal based but may be plant based. Check the label to verify the source of the ingredient.

Probably Gluten Free

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