Is Diacetyl Vegan?

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

Not necessarily banned. Consider the source of each ingredient.

May be Vegan

Foods with ingredients that contain diacetyl
Chicken Breast With Rib Meat

May not be Vegan

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  • Butter - Ingredient contains butter. Most likely derived from dairy but may be plant based.
  • Ferrous - Coloring - May be derived from animal source.
  • Chicken - Not a vegan food if a byproduct of an animal.
  • Lactic - Typically derived from plants such as beets. When animal-derived, found in blood and muscle tissue.
  • Riboflavin - May contain milk.
  • Natural - Ingredients are not synthetic or artificial, but extracted directly from plants or animal products
  • Diacetyl - 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.
  • Milk - Not vegan if derived from an animal. Check the ingredients.
  • Meat - Not vegan if originating from any animal.

May not be Vegetarian

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  • Chicken - Chicken is not a vegetarian option if meat or flesh from an animal.
  • Meat - Meat is not a vegetarian option as it is derived from an animal.
  • Dextrose - Sometimes derived from animal tissues and fluids. Check the label to determine if suitable.
  • Diacetyl - 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

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.
  • Seasoning - Some seasonings contain gluten.
  • Meat - Many imitation or processed meats include wheat-based ingredients.
Buffalo Wing Sauce

May not be Vegan

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  • Butter - Ingredient contains butter. Most likely derived from dairy but may be plant based.
  • Diacetyl - Emulsifier - May contain animal fat as it is derived from Glycerin/Glycerol.

Possibly Vegetarian

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

Probably Gluten Free

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Masada Bakery, Onion Bread Rolls

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.
  • Diacetyl - Emulsifier - May contain animal fat as it is derived from Glycerin/Glycerol.
  • Riboflavin - May contain milk.
  • Stearoyl - When animal-derived, a fat from cows, pigs, and sheep, etc. May also be of plant origin.
  • Niacin - Used as a cholesterol treatment. In rare cases it can be derived from animal sources.

Possibly Vegetarian

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

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.
  • Eggs - May contain gluten if used as an ingredient. Some foods add wheat based batter to eggs.
Quesos La Ricura, Soft Blend Dairy Spread

May not be Vegan

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  • Milk - Not vegan if derived from an animal. Check the ingredients.
  • Whey - The watery part of milk that remains after the formation of curds.
  • Diacetyl - 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.

Possibly Vegetarian

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

Possibly Gluten Free

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

May not be Vegan

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  • L-cysteine - Improving Agent - Produced commercially from animal and human hair (and feathers).
  • Tartaric - May contain animal fat as it is derived from Glycerin/Glycerol.
  • Niacin - Used as a cholesterol treatment. In rare cases it can be derived from animal sources.
  • Monocalcium - A salt found in rocks and bones. Used as an anti-caking agent.
  • Ammonium - Another type of salt derived from Lactic Acid, which can be obtained from whey or milk.
  • Vitamin - Likely animal based but may be plant based. Check the label to verify the source of the ingredient.
  • Stearoyl - When animal-derived, a fat from cows, pigs, and sheep, etc. May also be of plant origin.
  • Riboflavin - May contain milk.
  • Lecithin - May contain egg yolks. Can also be directly obtained from animal fat or soy.
  • Ferrous - Coloring - May be derived from animal source.
  • Diacetyl - 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.

Possibly Vegetarian

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  • L-cysteine - Improving Agent - Produced commercially from animal and human hair (and feathers).
  • Calcium - May be animal based. Double check the label to be sure of the origin.
  • Diacetyl - Emulsifier - May contain animal fat as it is derived from Glycerin/Glycerol.
  • 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.
  • Barley - Often contains a form of grain gluten. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label.
  • Gluten - Gluten is a general name for the proteins found in different forms of wheat.

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