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Is e162 vegan?

E162 is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is e162?

E162 is a natural food coloring derived from the root of the madder plant. It is commonly used to add a reddish hue to various food and beverage products, including dairy products, confectionery, and meat products. This ingredient is also known as beet red or betanin, and it is a popular alternative to artificial food colorings due to its natural origin. E162 is not only used as a coloring agent but also has potential health benefits, including anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. However, it is important to note that individuals with certain medical conditions should exercise caution when consuming products containing E162.

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