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Are natural casings vegan?

Natural casings is a non-vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is natural casings?

Natural casings are thin, edible membranes that encase certain types of sausages. They are made from animal intestines, usually from pigs, sheep, or cows, and have been used for centuries in sausage making. Unlike artificial casings, natural casings offer a unique texture and flavor to the sausages they encase. They are also more permeable, allowing for better smoke and moisture absorption during cooking, resulting in juicier, more tender sausages. Natural casings require more preparation time compared to artificial casings, but many chefs and home cooks consider them to be an essential ingredient in making authentic, flavorful sausages.

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