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Is bone char vegan?

Bone char is a food ingredient made by charring animal bones into a porous, black, and powdery substance. It is commonly used in the food industry as a decolorizing agent to remove impurities from sugar and other sweeteners. Bone char is known for its ability to effectively absorb colorants, including molasses, which gives sugar its brown hue. However, bone char has raised concerns among vegans and vegetarians due to its animal origin and potential health risks associated with the burning process. Therefore, alternative decolorizing methods have been developed to cater to the growing demand for vegan-friendly and healthier food options.

Bone char is a non-vegan food ingredient.

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