Is Niacin Vegan?

Used as a cholesterol treatment. In rare cases it can be derived from animal sources.

Not necessarily banned. Consider the source of each ingredient.

May be Vegan

Foods with ingredients that contain niacin
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.

Not Vegetarian

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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.
Artesano Style Bread

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.
  • Citric - Emulsifier - May contain animal fat as it is derived from Glycerin/Glycerol.
  • Riboflavin - May contain milk.
  • Vitamin - Likely animal based but may be plant based. Check the label to verify the source of the ingredient.
  • Niacin - Used as a cholesterol treatment. In rare cases it can be derived from animal sources.
  • Sugar - A sweet material that consists of sucrose. Some sugars are processed through boneblack.

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.
  • 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.
  • Barley - Often contains a form of grain 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.
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

Not Vegetarian

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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.
Caribou Coffee, Biscotti, Cranberry Pistachio

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  • Butter - Ingredient contains butter. Most likely derived from dairy but may be plant based.
  • Riboflavin - May contain milk.

Probably Vegetarian

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Probably Gluten Free

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