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Are iron oxides and hydroxides vegan?

Iron oxides and hydroxides is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is iron oxides and hydroxides?

Iron oxides and hydroxides are inorganic compounds used as food colorants due to their natural origins and stable properties. These ingredients are derived from iron minerals found in the earth's crust, and can be processed to produce a range of colors from yellow to red to black. Iron oxides and hydroxides are commonly used in baked goods, confectionery, and savory snacks, and are considered safe for consumption by regulatory agencies around the world. In addition to providing visual appeal to foods, iron oxides and hydroxides may also offer nutritional benefits, as iron is a vital mineral for many bodily functions.

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