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09/20/2013 08:10 am ET Updated Sep 20, 2013

The Shocking Truth About 9 Foods You Thought Were Vegetarian

It's easy to avoid the big no-no's as a vegetarian. Nobody gets confused about where a cheeseburger comes from. However, it's not always safe to assume that certain processed foods on the shelves are vegetarian-friendly. Some labels may be misleading -- or worse: Some foods sneak meat-based ingredients into products you'd never even imagine needing to look at the label for. In the list below, we've compiled the non-vegetarian ingredients you never saw coming.

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The Foods You Thought Were Vegetarian-Friendly
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