Animal-Derived Ingredients Used in Commercial Foods
Watch out for these ingredients. The ones listed here in bold are
always animal derived. The others
may or may not be. When in doubt, feel free to call or write the
These ingredients commonly occur in bread, cheese, peanut butter, cookies, and
various other packaged food items.
- *glycer* (anything with this root)
- Stearic Acid
- *stear* (anything with this root)
- stearoyl lactates
- Dough Conditioners
- Calcium Phosphate
- Lactic Acid
For an even more comprehensive, personal-care oriented list, click
A good rule of thumb is: if it doesn't sound like
anything you've ever heard of, watch out!
If you have any other common things to add to this list,
send mail to firstname.lastname@example.org .