Eliminating all animal ingredients from the foods that I eat and the products that I use sounds challenging. What am I supposed to do?

Don’t be intimidated by product labels that are difficult to decipher. While it may be nearly impossible to be perfectly vegan, it’s getting easier to avoid products with animal ingredients. Ultimately, we encourage people to make choices that will have the most positive impact on animals. 


Click here to check out our list of animal ingredients and their alternatives. This list will give you a good working knowledge of the most common animal-derived ingredients and their alternatives, allowing you to make decisions that will save the lives of animals.

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 Ingrid E. Newkirk

“Almost all of us grew up eating meat, wearing leather, and going to circuses and zoos. We never considered the impact of these actions on the animals involved. For whatever reason, you are now asking the question: Why should animals have rights?” READ MORE

— Ingrid E. Newkirk, PETA President and co-author of Animalkind