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Found this online:

"Is Oreo suitable for vegetarians?
Oreo is currently not suitable for vegetarians. However, our Research and Development team are trying out ways of making it veggie-friendly, and are optimistic that we could make an Oreo perfect for a vegetarian diet soon. Fingers crossed!"

From a European site. Weird. Maybe the whey powder? What does the label have listed as ingredients?
 

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I think probably whey powder. The ones in the US/Canada are vegan if you liked them enough to buy online.
 

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In the U.S., at least, Oreos are vegan until you get to undisclosed sources of sugar
There have been many discussions on whether they should be considered vegan since you can't count on the sugar being processed through bone char or not. Apparently appr. 50% of sugar in the U.S. is filtered through bone char.

There was even a poll if vegans ate oreos or not. Most replied they weren't so strict that if sugar was the only ingrediant to wonder about, they didn't worry. Most also commented on only using vegan sugar at home.

I didn't think Europe used bone char? maybe it is something else.

They're vegan enough for the rare times I eat them.
 

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I've never heard of Oreos not being vegetarian, how odd. Do they put lard in them somewhere?
 

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The UK site says they aren't suitable for vegetarians but the only reason they aren't suitable for vegans is the whey. How can that be?

Is Oreo suitable for vegetarians?
Oreo is currently not suitable for vegetarians. However, our Research and Development team are trying out ways of making it veggie-friendly, and are optimistic that we could make an Oreo perfect for a vegetarian diet soon. Fingers crossed!

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Is Oreo suitable for vegans?
Oreo is currently not suitable for vegans because the recipe contains whey powder. We're also hoping to work on a vegan option soon, so watch this space. Whey-powder free, vegan-happy Oreo will hopefully be available soon. Exciting!

http://www.oreo.eu/oreo/page?siteid=...cRef=633#ans07
 

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What stupid responses on the Oreo website. You HAVE a vegan/vegetarian recipe - you use it in the US where oreos bloody came from.

But yeah I'd guess that the whey powder they use isnt vegetarian. You can buy American oreos in specialist shops, if you fancy spending double!
 

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Yup. As was said, U.S. oreos are perfectly vegan. Well, that depends on if you're comfortable with eating sugar that might have been filtered through bone char.
 

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Originally Posted by Pirate Ferret View Post

What stupid responses on the Oreo website. You HAVE a vegan/vegetarian recipe - you use it in the US where oreos bloody came from.

But yeah I'd guess that the whey powder they use isnt vegetarian. You can buy American oreos in specialist shops, if you fancy spending double!
Prepare for trouble then.
 

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Originally Posted by fadeaway1289 View Post

Yum!

Do you guys have Newman O's there? They are vegan.
Nope, I don't think so. But mini chocolate dodgers are pretty awesome, when in the mood for small chocolate biscuit with creme filling goodness
 

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I'm sure I have heard that the double chocolate oreo's are vegan. I'm not sure where I heard it but defiantly somewhere, unless it was an alternative brand. A lot of bourbon biscuits are vegan aren't they similar?? ...Haven't eaten many Oreo's.
 

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Mint Oreos


I'd mail all you UK folks some Oreos if the shipping wasn't too outrageous. I wonder what it would be. It's not like they weigh a lot.
 

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Oh you are so wrong. Of course I've never had UK cream-filled cookies, but Oreos beat most other US brands by a mile.

 
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