Is Palmitate Vegan?

A fatty acid most commonly derived from palm oil but may be derived from animals as well.

Not necessarily banned. Consider the source of each ingredient.

May be Vegan

Foods with ingredients that contain palmitate
Cinnamon Toast Crunch
Cinnamon Toast Crunch

Possibly Vegan

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  • Calcium - May be derived from the shells of marine organisms, snails, and eggs. Check the label to be sure.
  • Dextrose - Sometimes derived from animal tissues and fluids. Check the label to determine if plant based.
  • Riboflavin - May contain milk.
  • Vitamin - Likely animal based but may be plant based. Check the label to verify the source of the ingredient.
  • Palmitate - A fatty acid most commonly derived from palm oil but may be derived from animals as well.

Possibly Vegetarian

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  • Calcium - May be animal based. Double check the label to be sure of the origin.
  • Dextrose - Sometimes derived from animal tissues and fluids. Check the label to determine if suitable.
  • Palmitate - A fatty acid most commonly derived from palm oil but may be derived from animals as well.
  • Vitamin - Likely animal based but may be plant based. Check the label to verify the source of the ingredient.

Not Gluten Free

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  • Wheat - Wheat includes gluten. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label.
Lucky Charms
Lucky Charms

Not Vegan

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  • Beef - Not vegan if originating from cow flesh.
  • Gelatin - Protein obtained by boiling animal skin, connective tissue or bones, usually from cows or pigs.
  • Calcium - May be derived from the shells of marine organisms, snails, and eggs. Check the label to be sure.
  • Dextrose - Sometimes derived from animal tissues and fluids. Check the label to determine if plant based.
  • Riboflavin - May contain milk.
  • Vitamin - Likely animal based but may be plant based. Check the label to verify the source of the ingredient.
  • Natural - Ingredients are not synthetic or artificial, but extracted directly from plants or animal products
  • Palmitate - A fatty acid most commonly derived from palm oil but may be derived from animals as well.

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.
  • Calcium - May be animal based. Double check the label to be sure of the origin.
  • 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
  • Palmitate - A fatty acid most commonly derived from palm oil but may be derived from animals as well.
  • Vitamin - Likely animal based but may be plant based. Check the label to verify the source of the ingredient.

Possibly Gluten Free

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

Not Vegan

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  • Milk - Not vegan if derived from an animal. Check the ingredients.
  • Vitamin - Likely animal based but may be plant based. Check the label to verify the source of the ingredient.
  • Yogurt - Most yogurts are produced by bacterial fermentation of milk. Check if the milk used is plant based.
  • Natural - Ingredients are not synthetic or artificial, but extracted directly from plants or animal products
  • Palmitate - A fatty acid most commonly derived from palm oil but may be derived from animals as well.

Possibly Vegetarian

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  • Natural - Ingredients are not synthetic or artificial, but extracted directly from plants or animal products
  • Palmitate - A fatty acid most commonly derived from palm oil but may be derived from animals as well.
  • 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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Bran Flakes

Not Vegan

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  • Cholecalciferol - Vitamin usually derived from animal sources like lanolin, milk, egg yolk and fish liver oil.
  • Calcium - May be derived from the shells of marine organisms, snails, and eggs. Check the label to be sure.
  • Riboflavin - May contain milk.
  • Vitamin - Likely animal based but may be plant based. Check the label to verify the source of the ingredient.
  • Palmitate - A fatty acid most commonly derived from palm oil but may be derived from animals as well.
  • Acetate - Possible sources are fish liver oil, egg yolks, butter, lemongrass, carrots or synthetics.
  • Sugar - A sweet material that consists of sucrose. Some sugars are processed through boneblack.

Possibly Vegetarian

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  • Calcium - May be animal based. Double check the label to be sure of the origin.
  • Palmitate - A fatty acid most commonly derived from palm oil but may be derived from animals as well.
  • Vitamin - Likely animal based but may be plant based. Check the label to verify the source of the ingredient.
  • Acetate - Possible sources are fish liver oil, egg yolks, butter, lemongrass, carrots or synthetics.

Not Gluten Free

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  • Wheat - Wheat includes gluten. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label.
  • Malt - Many malted products contains gluten. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label.
Greek Nonfat Yogurt

Not Vegan

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  • Milk - Not vegan if derived from an animal. Check the ingredients.
  • Vitamin - Likely animal based but may be plant based. Check the label to verify the source of the ingredient.
  • Yogurt - Most yogurts are produced by bacterial fermentation of milk. Check if the milk used is plant based.
  • Natural - Ingredients are not synthetic or artificial, but extracted directly from plants or animal products
  • Palmitate - A fatty acid most commonly derived from palm oil but may be derived from animals as well.

Possibly Vegetarian

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  • Natural - Ingredients are not synthetic or artificial, but extracted directly from plants or animal products
  • Palmitate - A fatty acid most commonly derived from palm oil but may be derived from animals as well.
  • 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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