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Is dihydrogenated tallow benzylmoniumchloride vegan?

Dihydrogenated tallow benzylmoniumchloride is a non-vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is dihydrogenated tallow benzylmoniumchloride?

Dihydrogenated tallow benzylmonium chloride is a food ingredient commonly used as an emulsifier and antimicrobial agent. It is derived from hydrogenated animal fat and has a white, waxy appearance. This ingredient is commonly added to food products such as baked goods, margarine, and cheese to enhance texture and increase shelf life. Dihydrogenated tallow benzylmonium chloride has been shown to effectively inhibit the growth of bacteria and fungi, making it a valuable ingredient in the food industry. However, it is important to note that some studies suggest potential health risks associated with the consumption of this ingredient, so moderation is key.

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