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Are potassium phosphates vegan?

Potassium phosphates is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is potassium phosphates?

Potassium phosphates are a group of salts composed of potassium and phosphate ions. They are commonly used as food additives due to their ability to regulate acidity levels and enhance the texture and shelf life of processed foods. Potassium phosphates are also used in the production of processed cheese, canned seafood, and meat products, as they act as emulsifiers and stabilizers. These salts are generally recognized as safe by the FDA and are commonly found in sports drinks and other beverages as a source of electrolytes to aid in hydration.

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