Are Silk® products dairy-free?
Yes, all Silk products are dairy-free. We have extensive testing protocols in place at our production facilities to detect and prevent contamination by dairy or dairy components. Anyone with severe allergies should always consult a doctor before introducing a new food.
Can I drink Silk products if I am allergic to dairy?
Yes, all Silk products are dairy-free, lactose-free and casein-free, and they can be suitable for people with dairy allergies. We have extensive testing protocols in place at our facilities to detect and prevent contamination by dairy components.
A dairy allergy is an extreme sensitivity to the proteins in dairy products and should not be confused with lactose intolerance. Dairy allergies can range from mild indigestion to anaphylaxis, which is an acute reaction. People with lactose intolerance have difficulty digesting the naturally occurring sugar in milk, which can cause stomach discomfort. Anyone with severe allergies should always consult a doctor before introducing a new food.
Can I use Silk products if I am lactose intolerant?
Absolutely. All Silk products are naturally lactose-free.
Are Silk products gluten-free?
Silk products, except Silk products with oat, are gluten-free and can be suitable for people with gluten allergies. We have allergen protocols in place to prevent and detect contamination by gluten or gluten components. Of course, those with allergies should always consult a doctor before introducing a new food.
Can people who are allergic to nuts drink Silk products?
We produce many products containing nuts. To know if a specific product contains nuts, always check the allergen statement on each product, which can be found near the nutrition facts panel. Also, many of our products are produced on shared equipment. Because consumer safety is our highest priority, we have extensive allergen management protocols in place to help ensure that ingredient commingling does not occur, but anyone with allergies should always consult a doctor before introducing a new food.
Are Silk products vegan?
Yes, our products are completely vegan! There are no animal products, by-products or derivatives in our products. The calcium we use in some of our products is derived from natural limestone. All other vitamins and live cultures used to fortify Silk products are vegetable-based.
Are Silk products kosher?
All Silk products are certified Kosher OU-D. This means that our dairy-free products may have been processed on equipment also used for dairy. It does not indicate the presence of dairy components in the products. We have extensive protocols in place at our facilities to detect and prevent contamination by dairy components.
Can Silk products be used as infant formula?
No, our products are not designed to be a replacement for breast milk or infant formula.
Are Silk products appropriate for pregnant women?
If you are pregnant or nursing, be sure to talk with your doctor about food or nutrition concerns.
Can children consume Silk products?
We recommend checking with your pediatrician about the best diet for your child.