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What foods contain gelitan?

I am looking for a list of foods that contain gelitan, I am not a vegtetarian, but I do not wish to consume fooods that contain gelitan.

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Asked by lolamac at 12:59 PM on Jun. 18, 2008 in Food & Drink

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  • Common examples of foods that contain gelatin are gelatin desserts, jelly, trifles, aspic, marshmallows, and confectioneries such as Peeps and gummy bears. Gelatin may be used as a stabilizer, thickener, or texturizer in foods such as ice cream, jams, yogurt, cream cheese, and margarine; it is used, as well, in fat-reduced foods to simulate the mouth feel of fat and to create volume without adding calories.

    Gelatin is used for the clarification of juices, such as apple juice, and of vinegar. Isinglass, from the swim bladders of fish, is still in use as a fining agent for wine and beer. [5] Beside hartshorn jelly, from deer antlers (hence the name "hartshorn"), isinglass was one of the oldest sources of gelatin.

    Answer by elleinad at 1:02 PM on Jun. 18, 2008

  • Just remember, gelatin is an ingredient that *must* be on the ingredients list. There are things that contain gelatin that you would never even think of, so always ALWAYS check the ingredients list.

    Answer by MamaPyratekk at 3:27 PM on Jun. 18, 2008

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