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Are aluminum salts vegan?

Aluminum salts is potentially vegan - it can be derived from plants or animals. You should ask the manufacturer for more details.

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So, what is aluminum salts?

Aluminum salts are a group of chemical compounds that contain aluminum and one or more other elements. These salts are commonly used in food processing and manufacturing as an additive for various purposes, including as a stabilizer, emulsifier, and coloring agent. They are also used in antacid medications to neutralize stomach acid. Despite their widespread use, there is ongoing debate about the safety of consuming aluminum salts, with some studies linking them to neurological disorders such as Alzheimer's disease. As such, the use of aluminum salts in food has become a contentious issue in recent years, with some countries banning their use entirely.

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