10 food and drink items that are not vegan

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You need to know these food items if you are a vegan or starting out to be a vegan.

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Veganism has been on the rise with popular documentaries such as Netflix’s “What The Health” changing the way people see food and switching over to a plant-based diet.

But most vegans aren’t aware that the food and drink items that they are ingesting are not considered vegan at all. The animal-based ingredients they have in these food and drink items may shock you.

So if you are vegan or planning to become a vegan, you may want to read this as there are ten foods and drink items that are not vegan.


Wine and Beer

Believe it or not, not all wines and beer are vegan. You think it would be since the main ingredient of wine is grapes, but I was surprised when an ingredient called isinglass (which is fish bladder protein) is widely used as part of the process to make wine and beer. Other animal ingredients are egg whites and gelatin.


Orange Juice

This was another shocker for because when you buy a jug of orange juice, you would think that the ingredients of orange juice are oranges. Well, the truth now comes out that orange juice has not one but three ingredients that are derived from animals which are fish oil, lanolin (an ingredient found in sheep’s wool) and gelatin. (this consists of animal bone and cartilage)

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