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
Mr Kipling 6 Cherry Bakewells
Mr Kipling 6 Cherry Bakewells

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  • Cochineal - Red pigment extracted from the crushed carcasses of the cochineal insect, a cactus-feeding insect.
  • Disodium - Flavor Enhancer - Often made from animals.
  • Polysorbate - Derivatives of fatty acids, which are commonly sourced from animals. In cosmetics, foods.
  • Milk - Not vegan if derived from an animal. Check the ingredients.
  • Humectant - Sweetener - Mostly from animal fats, unless otherwise stated.
  • Glucose - Sometimes derived from animal tissues and fluids. Check the label to determine if plant based.
  • Sorbitan - From stearic acid. Stearic acid is found in both vegetable and animal fats.
  • Dextrose - Sometimes derived from animal tissues and fluids. Check the label to determine if plant based.
  • Citric - 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.
  • Eggs - This product contains egg in one form or another. Not vegan friendly.
  • Egg - This product contains egg in one form or another. Not vegan friendly.
  • Whey - The watery part of milk that remains after the formation of curds.

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  • Cochineal - Red pigment extracted from the crushed carcasses of the cochineal insect, a cactus-feeding insect.
  • Polysorbate - Derivatives of fatty acids, which are commonly sourced from animals. In cosmetics, foods.
  • Calcium - May be animal based. Double check the label to be sure of the origin.
  • 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.
  • Disodium - Flavor Enhancer - Often made from animals.

Not Gluten Free

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  • Wheat - Wheat includes 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.
  • Egg - May contain gluten if used as an ingredient. Some foods add wheat based batter to eggs.
  • Eggs - May contain gluten if used as an ingredient. Some foods add wheat based batter to eggs.
Nutty Bars
Nutty Bars

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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.
Chocolate Chip Cookies

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  • Beeswax - Wax usually obtained from melting honeycomb with boiling water, straining it, and cooling it.
  • Chocolate - Most chocolates are not vegan. Check the ingredients for dairy or milk.
  • Natural - Ingredients are not synthetic or artificial, but extracted directly from plants or animal products
  • Confectioner - Glazing Agent - Most likely a resin secreted by the lac bug.
  • Dextrose - Sometimes derived from animal tissues and fluids. Check the label to determine if plant based.
  • Riboflavin - May contain milk.
  • Ammonium - Another type of salt derived from Lactic Acid, which can be obtained from whey or milk.
  • Whey - The watery part of milk that remains after the formation of curds.
  • Shellac - Glazing Agent - From a resin secreted by an insect called the lac beetle.
  • Milk - Not vegan if derived from an animal. Check the ingredients.

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  • 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

Not Gluten Free

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  • Wheat - Wheat includes gluten. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label.
  • Chips - Some potato chip seasonings may contain malt vinegar or wheat starch.
  • Starch - If found on a meat or poultry product could be from any grain, including wheat.
  • Chocolate - Some varieties have a risk of contamination from other products. Read the label to see if gluten free.
  • Candy - Some candies include wheat-based ingredients.
Shin Ramyun
Shin Ramyun

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  • Beef - Not vegan if originating from cow flesh.
  • Dextrose - Sometimes derived from animal tissues and fluids. Check the label to determine if plant based.
  • Disodium - Flavor Enhancer - Often made from animals.
  • Riboflavin - May contain milk.
  • Natural - Ingredients are not synthetic or artificial, but extracted directly from plants or animal products

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  • Beef - Not a vegetarian friendly option. Beef is taken from the body of a cow.
  • Dextrose - Sometimes derived from animal tissues and fluids. Check the label to determine if suitable.
  • Disodium - Flavor Enhancer - Often made from animals.
  • 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.
  • Stock - Some stock cubes include wheat-based food additives.
  • Gluten - Gluten is a general name for the proteins found in different forms of wheat.
Loacker Waffeln, Lemon
Loacker Waffeln, Lemon

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  • Milk - Not vegan if derived from an animal. Check the ingredients.
  • Dextrose - Sometimes derived from animal tissues and fluids. Check the label to determine if plant based.

Possibly Vegetarian

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

Not Gluten Free

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  • Gluten - Gluten is a general name for the proteins found in different forms of wheat.

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