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Is azotyn sodu vegan?

Azotyn sodu is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is azotyn sodu?

Azotyn sodu, also known as sodium nitrite, is a chemical compound that is commonly used as a food preservative and color fixative. It is a white or slightly yellowish crystalline powder that is soluble in water and slightly soluble in alcohol. Azotyn sodu is often added to cured meats such as bacon, ham, and hot dogs to prevent the growth of harmful bacteria, improve the flavor, and give the meat a pink color. However, excessive consumption of azotyn sodu can be harmful to human health and has been linked to an increased risk of cancer. As such, it is important to consume cured meats in moderation and look for products that use natural preservatives instead.

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