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From: Mark ( -
Subject: Dextrose
Date: July 13, 2008 at 3:07 pm PST

What exactly is dextrose? I know it must be a type of sweetener since its suffix ends in "ose", but how does it differ from sucrose? Is dextrose a vegan ingredient? I have found this ingredient in peanut butters and some "accidentally vegan" snack foods. Is it processed with animal bone char?

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