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Banned Ingredients List

We read the labels, do the research, and otherwise screen out over 200 food additives that aren't needed in your food. This is similar to what you'll find in leading natural grocery stores but doesn't exist at most restaurants and never on an on-demand food platform. 
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Banned Ingredient List:

2,4-Dithiapentane

2,4,5-trihydroxybutyrophenone (THBP)

acesulfame-K

acetoin (synthetic)

acetone peroxides

acetylated esters of mono- and diglycerides

acetylpropionyl

activated charcoal

advantame

allyl hexanoate

aluminum ammonium sulfate

aluminum potassium sulfate

aluminum starch octenylsuccinate

aluminum sulfate

ammonium alum

ammonium chloride

ammonium saccharin

ammonium sulfate

apricot kernel/extract

artifical colors

artifical flavors

artifical flavors

aspartame

azo dyes

azodicarbonamide

Bacillus coagulans ProDURA UABc-20

Bacillus coagulans Unique IS-2

Bacopa 

bacteriophage preparation

bentonite

benzaldehyde

benzoates

benzoic acid

benzophenone

benzoyl peroxide

benzyl alcohol

Benzyl benzoate

beta-cyclodextrin

bromated flour

brominated vegetable oil

burnt alum

butylated hydroxyanisole (BHA)

butylated hydroxytoluene (BHT)

butylparaben

calcium benzoate

calcium bromate

calcium disodium EDTA

calcium peroxide

calcium propionate

calcium saccharin

calcium sorbate

calcium stearoyl-2-lactylate

canthaxanthin

caprocaprylobehenin

carmine

charcoal powder

cinnamaldehyde

Citrus Red No. 2

cochineal

DATEM

diacetyl (synthetic)

dimethyl Silicone

dimethylpolysiloxane

dioctyl sodium sulfosuccinate (DSS)

disodium 5'-ribonucleotides

disodium calcium EDTA

disodium dihydrogen EDTA

disodium EDTA

disodium guanylate

disodium inosinate

dodecyl gallate

EDTA

erythrosine

ethoxyquin

ethyl acrylate (synthetic)

ethyl decadienoate

ethyl maltol

ethyl propionate

ethyl vanillin (synthetic)

ethylene glycol

ethylvanillin

eugenyl methyl ether (synthetic)

FD&C Blue No. 1

FD&C Blue No. 2

FD&C Colors

FD&C Green No. 3

FD&C Red No. 3

FD&C Red No. 40

FD&C Yellow No. 5

FD&C Yellow No. 6

foie gras

Garcinia cambogia

gardenia blue

Ginkgo biloba

GMP

gold/gold leaf

Grapefruit seed extract

He shou wu

heptylparaben

hexa-, hepta- and octa-esters of sucrose

high-fructose corn syrup/HFCS (screened from items we make)

hydrogenated oils (trans fat)

inosine monophosphate

insect Flour

iron oxide

isoamyl acetate

kava/kava kava

lactic acid esters of monoglycerides

lactylated esters of mono- and diglycerides

lakes of certified colors

limonene

ma huang

manzanate

Melatonin

methyl anthranilate

methyl salicylate

methyl silicon

methylparaben

microparticularized whey protein derived fat substitute

mixtures of certified colors

monoammonium glutamate

monopotassium glutamate

monosodium glutamate

myrcene (synthetic)

natamycin (okay in cheese-rind wax)

Nature-identical flavors 

neotame

nitrates (synthetic)

nitrites (synthetic)

octinoxate

octyl gallate

olestra

Orange B

oxybenzone

partially hydrogenated oils

plant sterols

polydextrose

potassium alum

potassium benzoate

potassium bisulfite (okay in wine, mead, cider)

potassium bromate

potassium metabisulfite (okay in wine, mead, cider)

potassium nitrate

potassium nitrite

potassium propionate

potassium sorbate

propane-1,2-Diol esters of fatty acids

propionates

propionic acid

propyl gallate

propylene glycol esters of fatty acids

propylene oxide

propylparaben

pulegone (synthetic)

pyridine (synthetic)

saccharin

saccharin sodium salt

salatrim (short and long chain acyl triglyceride molecule)

shark cartilage

smoke flavor (synthetic)

sodium acid sulfate

sodium alum

sodium aluminum phosphate

sodium aluminum sulfate

sodium benzoate

sodium bisulfite (okay in wine, mead, cider)

sodium cyclamate

sodium diacetate

sodium lauryl sulfate

sodium metabisulfite (okay in wine, mead, cider)

sodium nitrate/nitrite (synthetic)

sodium propionate

sodium saccharin

sodium sorbate

sodium stearoyl lactylate

sodium stearoyl-2-lactylate

sodium sulfite (okay in wine, mead, cider)

sorbic acid

stannous chloride

styrene (synthetic)

succistearin

sucralose

sucroglycerides

sucrose acetate isobutyrate

sucrose ester

sucrose polyester

sulfites (okay in wine, mead, cider)

sulfur dioxide (okay in wine, mead, cider)

TBHQ (tertiary butylhydroquinone)

tetrasodium EDTA

thiodipropionic acid

toluene

tonka bean or extract

vanillin (synthetic)

whale oil/blubber


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