Is Glycerin Vegetarian?

Often derived from animal fat but may also be plant based.

Not necessarily banned. Consider the source of each ingredient.

May be Vegetarian

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Dentyne Fire
Dentyne Fire

May not be Vegan

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  • Wax - Typically produced from shellac (lac bug secretion) or beeswax.
  • Glycerin - Often derived from animal fat but may also be plant based.
  • Natural - Ingredients are not synthetic or artificial, but extracted directly from plants or animal products

Possibly Vegetarian

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  • Glycerin - Often derived from animal fat but may also be plant based.
  • Natural - Ingredients are not synthetic or artificial, but extracted directly from plants or animal products

Possibly Gluten Free

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Craisins, Sweetenede Dried Cranberries

Possibly Vegan

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  • Glycerin - Often derived from animal fat but may also be plant based.

Possibly Vegetarian

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  • Glycerin - Often derived from animal fat but may also be plant based.

Probably Gluten Free

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Ritter Sport Schoko-Brownie
Ritter Sport Schoko-Brownie

Possibly Vegan

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  • Glycerin - Often derived from animal fat but may also be plant based.

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  • Glycerin - Often derived from animal fat but may also be plant based.

Possibly Gluten Free

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Cup Cakes, Frosted Chocolate Cake With Creamy Filling
Cup Cakes, Frosted Chocolate Cake With Creamy Filling

May not be 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.
  • Shortening - Most shortening is animal based and is made from butter, suet, and/or lard.
  • Whey - The watery part of milk that remains after the formation of curds.
  • Chocolate - Most chocolates are not vegan. Check the ingredients for dairy or milk.
  • Dextrose - Sometimes derived from animal tissues and fluids. Check the label to determine if plant based.
  • Glucose - Sometimes derived from animal tissues and fluids. Check the label to determine if plant based.
  • Riboflavin - May contain milk.
  • Stearate - Salt of stearic acid. An emulsifier and/or stabilizer.

May not be Vegetarian

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  • Gelatin - Protein obtained by boiling animal skin, connective tissue or bones, usually from cows or pigs.

Probably Gluten Free

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Soft Muffin
Soft Muffin

Possibly Vegan

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  • Glycerin - Often derived from animal fat but may also be plant based.

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