Vegan Testing

The vegan diet has become very popular. More and more people have decided to go vegan for ethical, environmental, or health reasons.
This type of diet may result in various health benefits, including improved blood sugar control and heart health. However, a diet based exclusively on plant foods may, in some cases, increase your risk of nutrient deficiencies.

What is Vegan diet or Veganism?

Veganism is defined as a way of living that attempts to exclude all forms of animal exploitation and cruelty, whether for food, clothing, or any other purpose. It is a type of vegetarian diet that excludes meat, eggs, dairy products, and all other animal-derived ingredients. Many vegans also do not eat foods that are processed using animal products, such as refined white sugar and some wines.
The diet is much developed in recent times which gains attention on a large scale globally and increasingly becoming mainstream.

What are the food products the vegan Diet excludes?

Meat and poultry:

beef, lamb, pork, veal, horse, organ meat, wild meat, chicken, turkey, goose, duck, quail, etc.


milk, yogurt, cheese, butter, cream, ice cream, etc.

Fish and seafoods

all types of fish, anchovies, shrimp, squid, scallops, calamari, mussels, crab, lobster, etc.

Bee products

honey, bee pollen, royal jelly, etc.


from chickens, quails, ostriches, fish, etc.

Animal-based ingredients or extracts

whey, casein, lactose, egg white albumen, gelatine, cochineal or carmine, isinglass, shellac, L-cysteine, animal-derived vitamin D3, and fish-derived omega-3 fatty acids

What are the food products the vegan Diet includes?

Health-conscious vegans substitute animal products with plant-based replacements, such as

Types of Diets

A key distinction is that although most of these diets are defined by what they exclude, the plant-based diet is defined by what it includes.



Excludes eggs, meat, seafood, and poultry and includes milk products.


Excludes meat, seafood, poultry, and dairy products and includes eggs.

Lacto-ovo vegetarian

Excludes meat, seafood, and poultry and includes eggs and dairy products.


Similar to whole-foods, plant-based diet but allows small amounts of chicken, dairy products, eggs, and red meat once or twice per month. Fish and olive oil are encouraged. Fat is not restricted.

Whole-foods, plant-based, low-fat

Encourages plant foods in their whole form, especially vegetables, fruits, legumes, and seeds and nuts (in smaller amounts). For maximum health benefits, this diet limits animal products. Total fat is generally restricted.

It is best to consult a doctor or nutritionist before making drastic changes in one’s diet

Recent Regulation Notifications

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare/Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has published draft regulations for packaged vegan food products. These define vegan foods as being foods or food ingredients that have not made use of any ingredients, additives, and processing aids of animal origin.

These include milk and milk products, fish, poultry, and meat, egg or egg products, honey or honeybee products, materials of insect origin (such as silk, dyes, chitin/chitosan, etc) or ingredients that are clarified using animal sourced products (e.g., bone char used in sugar bleaching), isinglass (obtained from the dried swim bladders of fish and used for clarifying beer). The draft regulations also cover the general requirements for packaged vegan food products including their compliance and labelling display.

Eureka- Quality and Reliability, On time, Every time

Eureka fulfil the need for reliable and traceability, for the analysis of Vegan foods. Vegan food authentication helps manufacturers/ suppliers and retailers to appropriately specify manufacture of products, chemical management, risk assessment and testing to complete vegan certification of products

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