This page is for sharing links to resources that will tell us if something is vegan or not. Feel free to add to it.
: No it’s not vegan and here is why: https://www.hairyvegan.com/why-wool-is-not-vegan
There are some very good synthetic wools around that can be used instead and many clothing items are made from the synthetic wool. Always best to check which you are buying to be sure.
: Yes and no. Yes palm oil itself is vegan as it is from a plant, but at the same time, most palm oil is not considered vegan, because of the devestation the farming of this plant causes and the harm to a whole range of wildlife that happens as a result, including the commonly known ones, such as Orangutans: https://www.facebook.com/PalmOilProject/
You can however get palm oil produced from sustainable sources, which is considered vegan. You should check to see if the product has sustainable palm oil or not.
: Yes and No. Some are and some are not. You can check if your favourite alcholic beverage is vegan friendly or not here, oh and they also have a great mobile phone app!: http://www.barnivore.com/
: Ingredients are misleading as it gives you some odd technical term, but in reality it could well be a part of a dead body. Here is a list of ingredients that are not vegan: https://www.hairyvegan.com/ingredients-list
Maple Syrup: Yes & No. Some manufacturers use bacon, butter, cream or milk as a defoaming agent. You never know what defoamer was used unless you contact the company directly to find out. Even then, some defoaming agents contain animal byproducts.
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