Is Vitamin D in Cow’s Milk Animal-Derived?

A reader asked if the vitamin D in cow’s milk is animal derived.

VRG Researcher Jeanne Yacoubou responds:

Thanks for your recent inquiry to The VRG about possible animal-derived ingredients added to cow’s milk.

According to the National Institutes of Health Fact Sheet on Vitamin D, http://dietary-supplements.info.nih.gov/factsheets/vitamind.asp, vitamin D3 derived from lanolin, (the oily wool of sheep), is the form of vitamin D that is typically added to cow’s milk in the United States…

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