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Is e213 vegan?

E213 is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is e213?

E213 is a food ingredient that belongs to the category of preservatives. It is also known as calcium benzoate, which is a salt derivative of benzoic acid. This food additive is commonly used in processed foods, soft drinks, and fruit juices to prevent bacterial growth, spoilage, and fermentation. E213 is highly effective against molds, yeasts, and bacteria, making it an ideal choice for preserving food products. While generally considered safe, some individuals may experience allergic reactions or adverse effects from consuming large amounts of E213. Therefore, it is important to consume this food ingredient in moderation as part of a balanced diet.

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