What should I do if an ingredient seems questionable but is not included on the list of animal ingredients and their alternatives?

The list is not exhaustive. There are thousands of technical and patented names for ingredient variations. In fact, some ingredients go by the same name whether they are of animal, vegetable, or synthetic origin. If you have a question regarding a product’s ingredients, call the manufacturer directly.

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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