The current version of the app is 2.0 for iOS and 1.3 for Android.
How many ingredients do you have listed in the app?
Our database currently has just over 2,000 ingredients listed as of 16 March 2019 and we are adding more ingredients regularly.
How accurate is the data in the app?
We carefully research every ingredient in our database to ensure accuracy. We are human though, so if you think you have found an error, please contact us so we can look at updating our database if needed.
I have the Fussy Vegan Scanner app, why do I need this app?
This app compliments our Fussy Vegan Scanner app, by allowing you to search for a particular ingredient, rather than a product. It also provides additional information about ingredients.
What is the Vegan Status for an ingredient mean?
VEGAN - The ingredient is not derived from any animal sources.
CAUTION - The ingredient can be derived from both animal and non animal sources.
NOT VEGAN - The ingredient is derived from animal sources.
Please find a description of each section of the Fussy Vegan Ingredient Guide app below. Please read through this page before emailing any support requests to us to see if we have already covered your enquiry below. If your enquiry is not covered by the information on this page, please email us and we will respond to your request, usually within 24 hours.
* Please note that the screenshot examples shown here are from the iOS version. The functions are identical in the Android version of the app unless otherwise stated. Depending upon your Android device, the screenshots shown here may not match identically to the app screens on your device.
The app opens directly to search page. Enter the name of the ingredient in the search bar and press search.
The app will then bring up a list of ingredients that match your search. Tap on any of the results to see the information regarding that ingredient.
The product details page will display the following information:
Ingredient Name The ingredient name will be seen in bold capital letters.
Alternative Names: If the ingredient is known by any other names, they will be listed here.
Vegan Status: Displays the vegan status of the ingredient.
Description: Displays a description of the ingredient.
Last Updated: Displays the most current date that we have verified the vegan status of the ingredient.
Manufacturer Website: Displays an explanation as to the vegan status of the product.
Additional Info: Displays any additional information about the ingredient.
You can view all of the ingredient that you have saved to your favorites list here. You can delete any ingredients from your favorites list by tapping the edit button or by left swiping an entry.
The settings page has the following options:
The About page shows information about the app, including the version of the app.
Brings you directly to the app store to leave a rating and or review of our app.
Opens your default email service to send us an email.
Brings you directly to this app support page. (iOS version only)
Brings you directly to the Fussy Vegan Website. (iOS version only)
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Brings you to the app store link to our developer page on the Apple App Store. (iOS version only)