Is Canthaxanthin Vegetarian?

Coloring - Usually derived from plant material, but sometimes made from fish or shells.

Not necessarily banned. Consider the source of each ingredient.

May be Vegetarian

Foods with ingredients that contain canthaxanthin
San Francisco Foods, Seafood & Shrimp Salad With Dill

Not Vegan

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  • Crab - Not a vegan option if sourced from a crab.
  • Gelatin - Protein obtained by boiling animal skin, connective tissue or bones, usually from cows or pigs.
  • Meat - Not vegan if originating from any animal.
  • Shrimp - Shrimp is not considered a vegan food.
  • Whey - The watery part of milk that remains after the formation of curds.
  • Egg - This product contains egg in one form or another. Not vegan friendly.
  • Calcium - May be derived from the shells of marine organisms, snails, and eggs. Check the label to be sure.
  • Canthaxanthin - Coloring - Usually derived from plant material, but it can sometimes be made from fish and shells.
  • Citric - Emulsifier - May contain animal fat as it is derived from Glycerin/Glycerol.
  • Disodium - Flavor Enhancer - Often made from animals.
  • Natural - Ingredients are not synthetic or artificial, but extracted directly from plants or animal products
  • Fish - Fish are not considered a vegan food.

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  • Canthaxanthin - Coloring - Usually derived from plant material, but sometimes made from fish or shells.
  • Natural - Ingredients are not synthetic or artificial, but extracted directly from plants or animal products
  • Disodium - Flavor Enhancer - Often made from animals.
  • Citric - Emulsifier - May contain animal fat as it is derived from Glycerin/Glycerol.
  • Crab - Not a vegetarian option if sourced from a crab.
  • 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.
  • Fish - Fish are not considered a vegetarian food.
  • Gelatin - Protein obtained by boiling animal skin, connective tissue or bones, usually from cows or pigs.

Not Gluten Free

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  • Wheat - Wheat includes gluten. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label.
  • Dressing - May contain malt vinegar, soy sauce, flour.
  • Starch - If found on a meat or poultry product could be from any grain, including wheat.
  • Egg - May contain gluten if used as an ingredient. Some foods add wheat based batter to eggs.
  • Meat - Many imitation or processed meats include wheat-based ingredients.
Imitation Lobster Meat

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  • Lobster - Lobster is not considered a vegan food.
  • Egg - This product contains egg in one form or another. Not vegan friendly.
  • Pollock - Pollock is a fish. Not a vegan option.
  • Canthaxanthin - Coloring - Usually derived from plant material, but it can sometimes be made from fish and shells.
  • Natural - Ingredients are not synthetic or artificial, but extracted directly from plants or animal products

Not Vegetarian

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  • Lobster - Not considered a vegetarian option if sourced from the meat or tissue of a lobster.
  • Pollock - Pollock is a fish. Not a vegetarian option.
  • Canthaxanthin - Coloring - Usually derived from plant material, but sometimes made from fish or shells.
  • Natural - Ingredients are not synthetic or artificial, but extracted directly from plants or animal products

Not 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.
  • Egg - May contain gluten if used as an ingredient. Some foods add wheat based batter to eggs.
Crab Select, Leg Style Imitation Crab Meat

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  • Anchovy - Not vegan if sourced from an animal.
  • Fish - Fish are not considered a vegan food.
  • Lobster - Lobster is not considered a vegan food.
  • Egg - This product contains egg in one form or another. Not vegan friendly.
  • Pollock - Pollock is a fish. Not a vegan option.
  • Canthaxanthin - Coloring - Usually derived from plant material, but it can sometimes be made from fish and shells.
  • Disodium - Flavor Enhancer - Often made from animals.
  • Natural - Ingredients are not synthetic or artificial, but extracted directly from plants or animal products
  • Crab - Not a vegan option if sourced from a crab.

Not Vegetarian

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  • Canthaxanthin - Coloring - Usually derived from plant material, but sometimes made from fish or shells.
  • Natural - Ingredients are not synthetic or artificial, but extracted directly from plants or animal products
  • Disodium - Flavor Enhancer - Often made from animals.
  • Anchovy - A small fish often used to give non-vegetarian food a salty flavor.
  • Pollock - Pollock is a fish. Not a vegetarian option.
  • Lobster - Not considered a vegetarian option if sourced from the meat or tissue of a lobster.
  • Fish - Fish are not considered a vegetarian food.
  • Crab - Not a vegetarian option if sourced from a crab.

Possibly Gluten Free

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  • Starch - If found on a meat or poultry product could be from any grain, including wheat.
  • Egg - May contain gluten if used as an ingredient. Some foods add wheat based batter to eggs.
Crab Select, Flake Style Imitation Crab Meat

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  • Carmine - Red pigment extracted from the crushed carcasses of the cochineal insect, a cactus-feeding insect.
  • Fish - Fish are not considered a vegan food.
  • Lobster - Lobster is not considered a vegan food.
  • Egg - This product contains egg in one form or another. Not vegan friendly.
  • Pollock - Pollock is a fish. Not a vegan option.
  • Canthaxanthin - Coloring - Usually derived from plant material, but it can sometimes be made from fish and shells.
  • Disodium - Flavor Enhancer - Often made from animals.
  • Natural - Ingredients are not synthetic or artificial, but extracted directly from plants or animal products
  • Crab - Not a vegan option if sourced from a crab.

Not Vegetarian

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Flagged Ingredients (View All)
  • Canthaxanthin - Coloring - Usually derived from plant material, but sometimes made from fish or shells.
  • Natural - Ingredients are not synthetic or artificial, but extracted directly from plants or animal products
  • Disodium - Flavor Enhancer - Often made from animals.
  • Carmine - Red pigment extracted from the crushed carcasses of the cochineal insect, a cactus-feeding insect.
  • Pollock - Pollock is a fish. Not a vegetarian option.
  • Lobster - Not considered a vegetarian option if sourced from the meat or tissue of a lobster.
  • Fish - Fish are not considered a vegetarian food.
  • Crab - Not a vegetarian option if sourced from a crab.

Possibly Gluten Free

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Flagged Ingredients (View All)
  • Starch - If found on a meat or poultry product could be from any grain, including wheat.
  • Egg - May contain gluten if used as an ingredient. Some foods add wheat based batter to eggs.

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