can hamsters eat gelatin

Can Hamsters Eat Gelatin?

Gelatin or gelatine is a translucent, colorless, brittle, flavorless food.

It comes from collagen that is obtained from various animal by-products.

Gelatin is commonly used as a gelling agent in food, pharmaceuticals, photography, and cosmetic manufacturing.

It is best known as a gelling agent in cooking.

Indeed, different types and grades of gelatin are used in a wide range of food and nonfood products.

Common examples of foods that contain gelatin are;

  • gelatin desserts,
  • trifles,
  • aspic,
  • marshmallows,
  • candy corn,
  • confections such as Peeps, gummy bears, fruit snacks, and jelly babies. (source)
So can hamsters eat gelatin at all?

Yes they can eat it very occasionally. But not too much.