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Is benzoan sodný vegan?

Benzoan sodný is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is benzoan sodný?

Benzoan sodný, also known as sodium benzoate, is a white crystalline powder commonly used as a food preservative. It has a slightly sweet taste and is soluble in water. It is often added to acidic foods, such as carbonated drinks, pickles, and sauces, to prevent the growth of bacteria, yeast, and fungi. Sodium benzoate is also used as a medication to treat hyperammonemia, a condition in which there is too much ammonia in the blood. While generally recognized as safe by the FDA, some studies have raised concerns about its potential link to hyperactivity and cancer.

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