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.
  • Lecithin - May contain egg yolks. Can also be directly obtained from animal fat or soy.
  • 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.
  • Caramel - Used as a coloring. Some caramel is derived from cane sugar and not necessarily vegan.
  • 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.
  • 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.

May not be Gluten Free

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  • Wheat - Wheat includes gluten. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label.
  • Toast - Often contains a form of grain gluten. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label.
Kicked Up Key Lime Pie

May not be Vegan

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  • Milk - Not vegan if derived from an animal. Check the ingredients.
  • Eggs - This product contains egg in one form or another. Not vegan friendly.
  • Lecithin - May contain egg yolks. Can also be directly obtained from animal fat or soy.
  • 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.
  • Niacin - Used as a cholesterol treatment. In rare cases it can be derived from animal sources.
  • Sugar - A sweet material that consists of sucrose. Some sugars are processed through boneblack.

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.

May not be Gluten Free

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  • Wheat - Wheat includes gluten. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label.
  • Eggs - May contain gluten if used as an ingredient. Some foods add wheat based batter to eggs.
Lucky Charms
Lucky Charms

May not be Vegan

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

May not be 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.
Glucerna Shake

May not be Vegan

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  • Sterol - May be from various animal glands or from plant tissues.
  • Riboflavin - May contain milk.
  • Acetate - Possible sources are fish liver oil, egg yolks, butter, lemongrass, carrots or synthetics.
  • Palmitate - A fatty acid most commonly derived from palm oil but may be derived from animals as well.
  • Natural - Ingredients are not synthetic or artificial, but extracted directly from plants or animal products
  • Choline - Frequently obtained from eggs, nerve tissue, blood, and milk.
  • Vitamin - Likely animal based but may be plant based. Check the label to verify the source of the ingredient.
  • Biotin - A whitish powder. It can be derived from animal cells, milk plants, or produced synthetically.
  • Oleic - Fatty acid occurring in animal and vegetable fats.
  • Magnesium - Another type of salt derived from Lactic Acid, which can be obtained from whey or milk.
  • Lecithin - May contain egg yolks. Can also be directly obtained from animal fat or soy.
  • Ferrous - Coloring - May be derived from animal source.
  • Calcium - May be derived from the shells of marine organisms, snails, and eggs. Check the label to be sure.
  • Sucralose - Known as Splenda. Produced from cane sugar and tested on animals. May be filtered through bone char.

Possibly Vegetarian

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  • Oleic - Fatty acid occurring in animal and vegetable fats.
  • Sterol - May be from various animal glands or from plant tissues.
  • Calcium - May be animal based. Double check the label to be sure of the origin.
  • 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.
  • Acetate - Possible sources are fish liver oil, egg yolks, butter, lemongrass, carrots or synthetics.

Probably Gluten Free

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Nonfat Greek Yogurt

May not be 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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