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,, 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…

Read full article at

This entry was posted in Nutrition and tagged , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Trackbacks are closed, but you can post a comment.

Post a Comment

Your email is never published nor shared. Required fields are marked *


You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>