Is Dextrose Vegetarian?

Sometimes derived from animal tissues and fluids. Check the label to determine if suitable.

Not necessarily banned. Consider the source of each ingredient.

May be Vegetarian

Foods with ingredients that contain dextrose
Nutty Bars
Nutty Bars

Not 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.
  • Egg - This product contains egg in one form or another. Not vegan friendly.
  • 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.

Possibly Vegetarian

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  • Dextrose - Sometimes derived from animal tissues and fluids. Check the label to determine if suitable.
  • 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.
  • 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.
Poppin' Jalapeno Doritos
Poppin' Jalapeno Doritos

Not Vegan

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  • Cheese - Most likely dairy based. Some forms are plant based and should be clearly labeled if true.
  • Milk - Not vegan if derived from an animal. Check the ingredients.
  • Whey - The watery part of milk that remains after the formation of curds.
  • Lactose - Milk sugar. A type of sugar only found in animal milk.
  • Buttermilk - Ingredient contains buttermilk. Most likely derived from dairy but may be plant based.
  • Citric - 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.
  • Disodium - Flavor Enhancer - Often made from animals.
  • Lactic - Typically derived from plants such as beets. When animal-derived, found in blood and muscle tissue.
  • Natural - Ingredients are not synthetic or artificial, but extracted directly from plants or animal products

Possibly Gluten Free

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

Probably Vegetarian

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Pork Tenderloin, Garlic Herb Seasoned

Not Vegan

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  • Pork - Pork, or pig, is not considered a vegan option.
  • Lactate - A type of salt derived from Lactic Acid, which can be obtained from whey or milk.
  • Citric - 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.
  • Natural - Ingredients are not synthetic or artificial, but extracted directly from plants or animal products

Not Vegetarian

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  • Pork - Pork, or pig, is not considered a vegetarian option.
  • Citric - 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 suitable.
  • Natural - Ingredients are not synthetic or artificial, but extracted directly from plants or animal products

Probably Gluten Free

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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.

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