Is Stearate Vegan?

Salt of stearic acid. An emulsifier and/or stabilizer.

Not necessarily banned. Consider the source of each ingredient.

May be Vegan

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WHO-VILLE HOUSE GINGERBREAD COOKIE KIT, GINGERBREAD

May not be Vegan

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  • Shellac - Glazing Agent - From a resin secreted by an insect called the lac beetle.
  • Natural - Ingredients are not synthetic or artificial, but extracted directly from plants or animal products
  • Sugar - A sweet material that consists of sucrose. Some sugars are processed through boneblack.
  • Shortening - Most shortening is animal based and is made from butter, suet, and/or lard.
  • Stearic - Fat from cows, pigs, sheep, dogs or cats. Can be obtained from vegetable sources.
  • Polysorbate - Derivatives of fatty acids, which are commonly sourced from animals. In cosmetics, foods.
  • Niacin - Used as a cholesterol treatment. In rare cases it can be derived from animal sources.
  • Stearate - Salt of stearic acid. An emulsifier and/or stabilizer.
  • Riboflavin - May contain milk.
  • Magnesium - Another type of salt derived from Lactic Acid, which can be obtained from whey or milk.
  • 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.
  • Wax - Typically produced from shellac (lac bug secretion) or beeswax.

Possibly Vegetarian

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  • Polysorbate - Derivatives of fatty acids, which are commonly sourced from animals. In cosmetics, foods.
  • 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

May not be Gluten Free

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  • Wheat - Wheat includes gluten. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label.
  • Barley - Often contains a form of grain gluten. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label.
  • Starch - If found on a meat or poultry product could be from any grain, including wheat.
  • Dextrin - If found on a meat or poultry product could be from any grain, including wheat.
  • Candy - Some candies include wheat-based ingredients.
PASTA SALAD

May not be Vegan

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  • Cheese - Most likely dairy based. Some forms are plant based and should be clearly labeled if true.
  • Riboflavin - May contain milk.
  • Niacin - Used as a cholesterol treatment. In rare cases it can be derived from animal sources.
  • Milk - Not vegan if derived from an animal. Check the ingredients.
  • Stearate - Salt of stearic acid. An emulsifier and/or stabilizer.
  • Natural - Ingredients are not synthetic or artificial, but extracted directly from plants or animal products
  • Disodium - Flavor Enhancer - Often made from animals.
  • Calcium - May be derived from the shells of marine organisms, snails, and eggs. Check the label to be sure.
  • Buttermilk - Ingredient contains buttermilk. Most likely derived from dairy but may be plant based.
  • Whey - The watery part of milk that remains after the formation of curds.

Possibly Vegetarian

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  • Calcium - May be animal based. Double check the label to be sure of the origin.
  • Disodium - Flavor Enhancer - Often made from animals.
  • Natural - Ingredients are not synthetic or artificial, but extracted directly from plants or animal products

May not be Gluten Free

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  • Wheat - Wheat includes gluten. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label.
  • Semolina - Variety or derivative of wheat. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label.
  • Durum - Variety or derivative of wheat. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label.
  • Starch - If found on a meat or poultry product could be from any grain, including wheat.
FRIGHTFULLY SKULL POP RINGS

Possibly Vegan

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  • Citric - Emulsifier - May contain animal fat as it is derived from Glycerin/Glycerol.
  • Glucose - Sometimes derived from animal tissues and fluids. Check the label to determine if plant based.
  • Magnesium - Another type of salt derived from Lactic Acid, which can be obtained from whey or milk.
  • Stearate - Salt of stearic acid. An emulsifier and/or stabilizer.

Possibly Vegetarian

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  • Citric - Emulsifier - May contain animal fat as it is derived from Glycerin/Glycerol.

Probably Gluten Free

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PRINGLES, PRINGLES JALAPENO BACON POTATO CRISPS

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  • Butter - Ingredient contains butter. Most likely derived from dairy but may be plant based.
  • 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
  • Lactic - Typically derived from plants such as beets. When animal-derived, found in blood and muscle tissue.
  • Cheese - Most likely dairy based. Some forms are plant based and should be clearly labeled if true.
  • Dextrose - Sometimes derived from animal tissues and fluids. Check the label to determine if plant based.
  • Stearate - Salt of stearic acid. An emulsifier and/or stabilizer.
  • Calcium - May be derived from the shells of marine organisms, snails, and eggs. Check the label to be sure.
  • Bacon - Bacon is a type of salt-cured pork/pig. Not considered a vegan option.
  • Buttermilk - Ingredient contains buttermilk. Most likely derived from dairy but may be plant based.
  • Whey - The watery part of milk that remains after the formation of curds.
  • Milk - Not vegan if derived from an animal. Check the ingredients.

May not be Vegetarian

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  • Bacon - Bacon is a type of salt-cured pork/pig. Not considered a vegetarian option.
  • 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.
  • Natural - Ingredients are not synthetic or artificial, but extracted directly from plants or animal products

May not be Gluten Free

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  • Wheat - Wheat includes gluten. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label.
SPICY CLASSIC FRIED TENDER DARK CHICKEN PORTIONS WITH HOME-STYLE MASHED POTATOES AND MIXED VEGETABLES - INCLUDES AN APPLE DESSERT, SPICY CLASSIC FRIED CHICKEN

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  • Chicken - Not a vegan food if a byproduct of an animal.
  • Riboflavin - May contain milk.
  • Dairy - Dairy products are a type of food produced from or containing milk of mammals.
  • Niacin - Used as a cholesterol treatment. In rare cases it can be derived from animal sources.
  • Caramel - Used as a coloring. Some caramel is derived from cane sugar and not necessarily vegan.
  • Natural - Ingredients are not synthetic or artificial, but extracted directly from plants or animal products
  • Stearate - Salt of stearic acid. An emulsifier and/or stabilizer.
  • Sugar - A sweet material that consists of sucrose. Some sugars are processed through boneblack.
  • 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.
  • Whey - The watery part of milk that remains after the formation of curds.
  • Meat - Not vegan if originating from any animal.

May not be Vegetarian

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  • Natural - Ingredients are not synthetic or artificial, but extracted directly from plants or animal products
  • Dextrose - Sometimes derived from animal tissues and fluids. Check the label to determine if suitable.
  • Citric - Emulsifier - May contain animal fat as it is derived from Glycerin/Glycerol.
  • Calcium - May be animal based. Double check the label to be sure of the origin.
  • Meat - Meat is not a vegetarian option as it is derived from an animal.
  • Chicken - Chicken is not a vegetarian option if meat or flesh from an animal.

May not be Gluten Free

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  • Wheat - Wheat includes gluten. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label.
  • Starch - If found on a meat or poultry product could be from any grain, including wheat.
  • Dextrin - If found on a meat or poultry product could be from any grain, including wheat.
  • Seasoning - Some seasonings contain gluten.
  • Egg - May contain gluten if used as an ingredient. Some foods add wheat based batter to eggs.
  • Stock - Some stock cubes include wheat-based food additives.
  • Meat - Many imitation or processed meats include wheat-based ingredients.

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