Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
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- Hidden Animal Products
What is lipase and tallow?
Is all lysine animal derived?
Can the supplements glucosamine and chondroitin be manufactured from non-animal sources?
What are mono and di-glycerides?
Is soya lecithin vegetarian?
Do the omega 3 fats in linseeds become oxidised when linseeds are used in baking, such as in bread?
Recently, I learned that pepsin is a chemical which contains pig blood and is used in Pepsi Cola and Coca Cola. Is that true?
Are emulsifiers, enzymes, and stablisers animal derived ingredients?
Which ingredients in sweets should you avoid?
What is cochineal/carmine?
Which animal derived ingredients kill the animal?
What is cantharidin?
Is 'gum base' in chewing gum vegan?
What is BHT, as found in prepared frozen foods, and most cereals used as a preservative?
Does low-fat margarine and butter contain animal products?
Are cashew oils bad for you?
What do the major religions say about veg*ism?