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Are hair from hogs vegan?

Hair from hogs is a non-vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is hair from hogs?

Hog hair is a protein-rich ingredient derived from the coarse bristles of domestic pigs. It is commonly used in the food industry as a source of gelatin, a protein-based thickening agent that can be found in a wide range of food products, from jellies to marshmallows. The hair is processed to remove any impurities, then boiled to extract the gelatin, which is then purified and dried for use in various applications. Hog hair is a versatile ingredient that contributes to the texture and consistency of many foods, and is prized for its ability to thicken and stabilize formulations without altering their taste or odor.

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