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Old 04-28-2006, 02:31 PM   #17
mauvaisroux
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Exclamation Check you food labels!

Casein—Whey’s cousin, casein is made from curdled milk.

Gelatin—Gelatin is a protein made by boiling cows’ and pigs’ skin, tendons, ligaments, and bones.

Lard—Fat from hog abdomens.

Pepsin - a clotting agent from pigs’ stomachs, used in some cheeses and vitamins.

Rennet—an enzyme taken from baby calves’ stomachs, is used for in cheese production.

Stearic Acid— often appears in chocolate and vitamins, comes from a fatty substance taken from slaughtered pigs’ stomachs.

Cetyl Palmitate— the waxy oil derived from sperm whales’ heads or from dolphins - it is used in some margarine products.

Urea—Urea comes from urine and other "bodily fluids." It’s used to "brown" baked goods, like pretzels.

Blech!
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