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Is aluminium ammonium sulphate vegan?

Aluminium ammonium sulphate is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is aluminium ammonium sulphate?

Aluminium ammonium sulphate, also known as ammonium alum, is a chemical compound that is widely used in the food industry as a leavening agent, acidulent, and firming agent. It is a white crystalline powder with a slightly acidic taste and odorless properties. Ammonium alum is commonly found in baking powders, pickles, and processed cheese products. Due to its ability to stabilize egg whites, it is often added to meringues and soufflés. Despite concerns about its safety, ammonium alum is generally recognized as safe by regulatory bodies when used in appropriate quantities.

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