Ingredient Checklist

Ingredient Checklist

* This list serves as a quick "check list" of the most frequently asked ingredient questions and does not represent all accepted and unacceptable plantricious ingredients. This list will be updated periodically as needed.

If you are using an ingredient that you think may be questionable, please email us at certify@plantricious.com.

* This list serves as a quick "check list" of the most frequently asked ingredient questions and does not represent all accepted and unacceptable plantricious ingredients. This list will be updated periodically as needed.

If you are using an ingredient that you think may be questionable, please email us at certified@plantricious.com.

Ingredient

Acceptable

Unacceptable

Notes

Acid - malic

Acid ascorbic

Acid lactic

Agar agar

Alcohol

Aminos

Animal products

Arrowroot

Artificial flavors and colors

Baking powder

Highly processed

Baking soda

Highly processed

Birch xylitol

Highly processed

Brown rice syrup

Highly processed

Cacao nibs

Chickory root inulin

Cocoa powder

Coconut - pure sap/nectar

Cream of tartar

Highly processed

Date paste

Date syrup

Erithritol

Fortification D3

From Plant sources, prefered over D2 from fungus

Fortification Vitamin B12

Gums - (guar, xantham, gellan, carob, cellulose, etc.)

Highly processed

Hiziki (Hijiki)

High levels of arsenic

Honey

Product from animals

Kelp

Should be avoided - tends to be high in iodine

Maize dextin

Highly processed

Maple syrup

Minerals - calcium carbonate

Minerals - potassium chloride

Miso

Probiotics

Seitan

Soy lecithin

Soy sauce

Must meet Plantricious Friendly guidelines

Stevia

Ok but not preferred

Sugar - date

Sugar - coconut

Highly processed

Tahini

Must meet Plantricious Friendly guidelines

Tamari

Must meet Plantricious Friendly guidelines

Tempeh

Must meet Plantricious Friendly guidelines

Tofu

Must meet Plantricious Friendly guidelines

Yeast

Yeast - nutritional

Ingredient

Acceptable

Unacceptable

Notes

Plantricious Certified Foods

Plantricious Friendly Foods

Acid - malic

Acid ascorbic

Acid lactic

Agar agar

Alcohol

Aminos

Animal products

Arrowroot

Artificial flavors and colors

Baking powder

Baking soda

Birch xylitol

Highly processed

Brown rice syrup

Highly processed

Cacao nibs

Carrageenan

Chickory root inulin

Cocoa powder

Coconut - pure sap/nectar

Cream of tartar

Highly processed

Date paste

Date syrup

Enzymes

Erithritol

Fortified Vitamin D3

From Plant sources, prefered over D2 from fungus

Fortified Vitamin B12

Gums - (guar, xantham, gellan, carob, cellulose, etc.)

Highly processed

Hiziki (Hijiki)

High levels of arsenic

Honey

Product from animals

Kelp

Should be avoided - tends to be high in iodine

Maize dextin

Highly processed

Maple syrup

Minerals - calcium carbonate

Minerals - potassium chloride

Miso

Molasses - Black Strap

Although processed, processing removes the "bad" stuff and keeps the good

Probiotics - Manufactured

Probiotics - Rejuvelac

Rejuvelac is a raw food made from soaking sprouted grains

Seitan

Soy lecithin

Soy sauce

Must meet Plantricious Friendly guidelines

Stevia - powdered or liquid

Highly processed

Sugar - date

Sugar - coconut

Highly processed

Tahini

Must meet Plantricious Friendly guidelines

Tamari

Must meet Plantricious Friendly guidelines

Tempeh

Must meet Plantricious Friendly guidelines

Tofu

Must meet Plantricious Friendly guidelines

Yeast

Yeast - nutritional