Is Glucose Vegan?

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

Not necessarily banned. Consider the source of each ingredient.

May be Vegan

Foods with ingredients that contain glucose
Goku-Uma Ramen-Noodles, Hot Flavor

May not be Vegan

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  • Anchovy - Not vegan if sourced from an animal.
  • Scallop - Scallops are a kind of shellfish and are not considered to be a vegan option.
  • Bonito - Smaller relative of the tuna fish. Used as an ingredient in Japanese cuisine.
  • Calcium - May be derived from the shells of marine organisms, snails, and eggs. Check the label to be sure.
  • Citric - Emulsifier - May contain animal fat as it is derived from Glycerin/Glycerol.
  • Disodium - Flavor Enhancer - Often made from animals.
  • Glucose - Sometimes derived from animal tissues and fluids. Check the label to determine if plant based.
  • Glycine - Flavor Enhancer - Can sometimes be prepared from gelatine, but can be made synthetically.
  • Riboflavin - May contain milk.
  • Acetate - Possible sources are fish liver oil, egg yolks, butter, lemongrass, carrots or synthetics.
  • Sugar - A sweet material that consists of sucrose. Some sugars are processed through boneblack.
  • Fish - Fish are not considered a vegan food.

May not be Vegetarian

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  • Citric - Emulsifier - May contain animal fat as it is derived from Glycerin/Glycerol.
  • Acetate - Possible sources are fish liver oil, egg yolks, butter, lemongrass, carrots or synthetics.
  • Disodium - Flavor Enhancer - Often made from animals.
  • Fish - Fish are not considered a vegetarian food.
  • Calcium - May be animal based. Double check the label to be sure of the origin.
  • Bonito - Smaller relative of the tuna fish. Used as an ingredient in Japanese cuisine.
  • Scallop - Scallops are a kind of shellfish and are not considered to be a vegetarian option.
  • Anchovy - A small fish often used to give non-vegetarian food a salty flavor.

May not be Gluten Free

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  • Wheat - Wheat includes gluten. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label.
  • Noodle - Often contains a form of grain gluten. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label.
  • Soup - Pay special attention to cream-based soups, which have flour as a thickener. Many contain barley.
  • Starch - If found on a meat or poultry product could be from any grain, including wheat.
  • Dextrin - If found on a meat or poultry product could be from any grain, including wheat.
  • Seasoning - Some seasonings contain gluten.
Seasoned Pollack Roe Spicy, Karashi Mentaiko

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  • Alanine - The building blocks of protein in all animals and plants.
  • Calcium - May be derived from the shells of marine organisms, snails, and eggs. Check the label to be sure.
  • 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.
  • Disodium - Flavor Enhancer - Often made from animals.
  • Glucose - Sometimes derived from animal tissues and fluids. Check the label to determine if plant based.
  • Glycine - Flavor Enhancer - Can sometimes be prepared from gelatine, but can be made synthetically.
  • Trehalose - A sugar synthesized by some animals, fungi, bacteria, and plants.

Possibly Vegetarian

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  • 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.
  • Disodium - Flavor Enhancer - Often made from animals.

Possibly Gluten Free

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  • Starch - If found on a meat or poultry product could be from any grain, including wheat.
Arnott's Tiny Teddy Variety
Arnott's Tiny Teddy Variety

May not be Vegan

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  • Butter - Ingredient contains butter. Most likely derived from dairy but may be plant based.
  • Chocolate - Most chocolates are not vegan. Check the ingredients for dairy or milk.
  • Glucose - 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
  • Sugar - A sweet material that consists of sucrose. Some sugars are processed through boneblack.

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  • 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.
  • Chocolate - Some varieties have a risk of contamination from other products. Read the label to see if gluten free.
French Pie Biscuit

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  • Butter - Ingredient contains butter. Most likely derived from dairy but may be plant based.
  • E322 - Emulsifier - From soy or eggs. Check for vegan labeling or contact the supplier.
  • E471 - Mono and di-glycerides of fatty acids (sometimes derived from animal fats).
  • Glucose - Sometimes derived from animal tissues and fluids. Check the label to determine if plant based.
  • Sugar - A sweet material that consists of sucrose. Some sugars are processed through boneblack.

Possibly Vegetarian

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  • E471 - Mono and di-glycerides of fatty acids (sometimes derived from animal fats).

May not be Gluten Free

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  • Wheat - Wheat includes gluten. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label.
Cup Cakes, Frosted Chocolate Cake With Creamy Filling
Cup Cakes, Frosted Chocolate Cake With Creamy Filling

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  • Beef - Not vegan if originating from cow flesh.
  • Riboflavin - May contain milk.
  • Xanthan - Gum produced from corn sugar. Sometimes purified using chicken lysozyme or fermentation of whey.
  • Sugar - A sweet material that consists of sucrose. Some sugars are processed through boneblack.
  • Niacin - Used as a cholesterol treatment. In rare cases it can be derived from animal sources.
  • Gelatin - Protein obtained by boiling animal skin, connective tissue or bones, usually from cows or pigs.
  • Stearoyl - When animal-derived, a fat from cows, pigs, and sheep, etc. May also be of plant origin.
  • Polysorbate - Derivatives of fatty acids, which are commonly sourced from animals. In cosmetics, foods.
  • Natural - Ingredients are not synthetic or artificial, but extracted directly from plants or animal products
  • Glycerin - Often derived from animal fat but may also be plant based.
  • Stearate - Salt of stearic acid. An emulsifier and/or stabilizer.
  • Monocalcium - A salt found in rocks and bones. Used as an anti-caking agent.
  • Lecithin - May contain egg yolks. Can also be directly obtained from animal fat or soy.
  • Disodium - Flavor Enhancer - Often made from animals.
  • Dextrose - Sometimes derived from animal tissues and fluids. Check the label to determine if plant based.
  • Chocolate - Most chocolates are not vegan. Check the ingredients for dairy or milk.
  • 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.
  • Animal - This product contains an animal derivative. May not be vegan friendly.
  • Whey - The watery part of milk that remains after the formation of curds.
  • Shortening - Most shortening is animal based and is made from butter, suet, and/or lard.
  • Glucose - Sometimes derived from animal tissues and fluids. Check the label to determine if plant based.

May not be Vegetarian

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  • Calcium - May be animal based. Double check the label to be sure of the origin.
  • Natural - Ingredients are not synthetic or artificial, but extracted directly from plants or animal products
  • Disodium - Flavor Enhancer - Often made from animals.
  • Dextrose - Sometimes derived from animal tissues and fluids. Check the label to determine if suitable.
  • Beef - Not a vegetarian friendly option. Beef is taken from the body of a cow.
  • Polysorbate - Derivatives of fatty acids, which are commonly sourced from animals. In cosmetics, foods.
  • Glycerin - Often derived from animal fat but may also be plant based.
  • Animal - This product contains an animal derivative. May not be vegetarian friendly.
  • Gelatin - Protein obtained by boiling animal skin, connective tissue or bones, usually from cows or pigs.

May not be Gluten Free

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  • Wheat - Wheat includes gluten. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label.
  • Cake - Often contains a form of grain 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 - Some varieties have a risk of contamination from other products. Read the label to see if gluten free.
  • Eggs - May contain gluten if used as an ingredient. Some foods add wheat based batter to eggs.

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